Nestled next to the Black Warrior River, the Tuscaloosa River Walk offers a traversing path where students, residents, and visitors of all ages can spend some time getting lost among nature.  From a space to exercise to a backdrop for beautiful sunsets, the Tuscaloosa River Walk offers a diverse array of activities for people to enjoy.

Spring Break in Tuscaloosa: A guide

After a stressful midterm week, spring break is finally upon us. While many students might be hitting the beach, going on a cruise, or even, heading home, many students choose to stay in Tuscaloosa over the weeklong break.

Cappuccinos and homework go hand-in-hand at Monarch Espresso Bar in Downtown Tuscaloosa.  Monarch, which opened in the fall, offers locals another cozy spot to enjoy a wide selection of coffees, breakfast items, and even decadent desserts.

Student life greets Monarch Espresso Bar [SLIDESHOW]

Cappuccinos and homework go hand-in-hand at Monarch Espresso Bar in Downtown Tuscaloosa.  Monarch, which opened in the fall, offers locals another cozy spot to enjoy a wide selection of coffees, breakfast items, and even decadent desserts.  Photos by Arron DePorter

Monarch Espresso Bar

Student life greets Monarch Espresso Bar

This fall, Audrey and Paul Vermilyea opened a coffee shop in downtown Tuscaloosa called Monarch Espresso Bar.  Monarch Espresso Bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a heavy emphasis on the dessert menu. Beer and wine is also available and their coffees and espressos will