Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for April 16, 2014:
MAYOR BELL - The city of Birmingham will play host to one of the world's most renowned spiritual leaders. the Tibetan leader - the Dalai Lama will visit the Magic City in the fall. Mayor William Bell just returned from a trip to Japan where he met him. The mayor talked about the inspirational trip this morning.
JEH JEH LIVE - We were live from Alabama Splash
Adventure..new owners and new ideas coming to the park.. Here are a few new things..
Free Parking! We want to start your visit out right and that includes replacing our parking booths with greeting stations. You can leave your wallet in your pocket while we take that opportunity to say, "Welcome!"
Free Sunscreen! We will have dispensers located throughout the park and Celebration Street for guests to use during their stay. We don't want your day of fun in the sun to be spoiled by a burn.
Free use of Inner Tubes! Enjoy the lazy river and other attractions on one of our inner tubes. We have plenty for everyone – just don't take them home.
Free WiFi! If you just have to check your email or social media during your visit, we have a WiFi network dedicated to our guests' use.
ZOO CREW - Mickey visits with Kelly Wall from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the box turtle, zoo camps, and the party for the planet. For more information, visit birminghamzoo.com.
DYEING EASTER EGGS - Mickey really wanted to do this before Easter and this morning we dyed eggs with Birmingham party planner and realty TV star Martie Duncan. Martie used kool aid and tea to dye the eggs instead of standard dye.
NY AUTO SHOW - The New York auto show brings us automotive expert Doug Brauner with a look at what's new! The Big Apple revs up for the final auto show of the season - the 2014 NY auto show. We got a behind the scenes look at the next wave of vehicles being introduced for the very first time.
ASK THE DOCTOR - Dr. Bill Hardwick with Vestavia Pediatrics and Children's Hospital takes viewer questions about childrens' health issues. For more information, visit www.ChildrensAL.org.
GARDENING - Fred Spicer, Executive Director of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, joins us to discuss Earth Day at The Gardens. For more information, call (205) 414-3950 or visit bbgardens.org.
GOOD DAY COOKING - Terrill Brazelton from Slice cooked up pork belly with a side of turnip greens.