Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama for September 27, 2013...
JEH LIVE - It's Football Friday and that means High School Football
teams across the state go head to head on the field tonight! Catch all
the excitement tonight on FOX6 Sideline! Jeh Jeh gears up for it with a
pep rally this morning at Gardendale High School where the school gets
fired up about tonight's game against Briarwood High School. Catch the
highlights and scores of this and other games on tonight's FOX6 Sideline
Report (or the Sideline App for your smart phone)!
BBJ - Mike talked with Brent Godwin from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discussed Birmingham's Foodtruck boom, a new location for a Veterans Affairs clinical annex, and open enrollment for insurance. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.
BARGAIN MOM - Birmingham's Bargian Mom Christie Dedman joined us in the studio this morning with some deals! She showed us some deals she found in Target clearance - shoes up to 50% off, pool & swim accessories 70% off, & back to school 30 to 50% off. She found a pair of Champion sneakers for $13.48. Check your Target for 50% off men & women running shoes. There are different color options.
National Coffee Day is Sunday and there are a number of freebies: Krispy Kreme offers a free cup of coffee; Dunkin Donuts offers a free cup of coffee with the mobile app coupon; and Kangaroo Gas Stations offers penny coffee at any Kangaroo Express location between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Sunday.
Freshfully & Gold's Gym have partnered to offer more pick up points across the city where you can get boxes of fresh, farm to table veggie boxes. Pick up a box of local fruits and vegetables on Friday at Gold's Gyms in Pelham, Vestavia, or at the Colonnade. Place your order by Tuesday at noon for pick-up on Friday. You can also visit http://freshfully.com/, where you can find out what will be in the box and see recipes for each week.
For instance this week they had: 2 lbs. mixed red and heirloom Jubilee tomatoes (Owl's Hollow Farm), 1 bag of shelled purple hull peas (Al Hooks Produce), 1 purple onion (Organic from Georgia), 2 lbs. in season apples (Scott Orchards), 2 lbs. sweet potatoes (Deep South Food Alliance), & 1 hydroponic red bell pepper (Owl's Hollow Farm).
Freshfully market is in Avondale. And Bargain Mom's
FOX 6 viewers can save 15% on their first order with coupon code
BARGAINMOM. To use the code, be sure to create an account at www.freshfully.com. For more on these and other deals, visit http://blog.al.com/bargain-mom/2013/09/.
CAR BUYING MISTAKES - Are you looking at that old car in your garage and thinking it's time to trade up to a new model? Well, you're in luck: now is actually one of the best times of year to get a great deal. But even if the price is right, the idea of all of the research, negotiating and sheer time car shopping takes can cause consumers to hesitate. The experts at AutoTrader - the Internet's largest automotive marketplace - share what times of year and even times of day you should be shopping for a car to get the best deal. They also reveal the top seven most common car shopping mistakes that consumers make -and -- more importantly -- how to avoid them. For more advice, visit AutoTrader.com.
ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a barn owl. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.
COMEDIAN - Known as The Diva of Contemporary Comedy, Sommore tells her message the only way she knows how...straight up! With a sharp wit and cutting sarcasm, Sommore speaks about the things that most women only think about, but never say. You've seen her tear it up on BET, Showtime and HBO - come show the love for Sommore. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit stardome.com.
Next week is a big week on Good Day Alabama! We take you to the Southern Women's Show for a look at what excitement you'll find there! It's Fiesta week and we sample some goodies! And we take you to the annual Birmingham Botanical Gardens' Antiques in the Gardens. UAB gears up for Hoops for Haasephalt and Coach Haase joins us to teach us a few moves on the court! Best selling author of "Eat, Pray, Love" Elizabeth Gilbert joins us with her latest! We check out the latest books on store shelves that you need to read and we bring you some deals from the Bargainomics Lady! The Love Doctor joins us with some relationship advice.... And Dr. Asa shows us 8 health symptoms men should be concerned about.
Join us for all of this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama!