Author Archives: Julie McKinney

Upgrade your Zyp experience: 7 things you can do with the Zyp app

You’re probably already familiar with the happy green bikes Zypping around the Magic City. But did you know the Zyp mobile app can enhance your riding experience? Check out a few of the cool features available to Zyp riders through the app! Continue reading

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Happy grand opening to The Preservery!

Chef Andrea Foster will celebrate the grand opening of her restaurant The Preservery in REV Birmingham’s REVeal Kitchen stall at The Pizitz Food Hall on Friday. Continue reading

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Zyp Bikeshare’s Access for All program enters third year

February marks the beginning of Year 3 for Zyp Bikeshare’s Access For All program. The program provides reduced-price annual memberships for low-income users and individuals on government assistance.  Continue reading

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Five Points Alliance Celebrates One Year

In 2017, the Five Points Alliance set the foundation for the continued growth and development of the Five Points area. Continue reading

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Youth Philanthropy Council visits 3rd Street Market

An impressive group of teens from YouthServe’s Youth Philanthropy Council visited with Rod and Brianna Cowans of 3rd Street Market this week for a tour and discussions about food deserts and how REV Birmingham’s Business Growth team is working with small business owners like the Cowans to find sustainable models for community change. Continue reading

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Zyp station on UAB Green still open, despite nearby construction

Steer clear of the actual construction, Zypsters, but feel free to check out your favorite green bikes from the station on the Green! Continue reading

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City Center District Management Corporation contracts with REV Birmingham

Under the contract, REV will manage the Community Action Partnership (CAP) patrol program and will begin the process of long-term strategic planning for the continued revitalization and management of the City Center district. Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018 Woodlawn Street Market schedule!

The popular markets that bring up to 80 local vendors and hundreds of shoppers to the heart of historic Woodlawn will resume in April. Applications to be a vendor at one or more 2018 markets are being accepted now! Continue reading

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New sidewalk planters brighten up downtown Ensley

Members of Young Pioneers and Ensley Merchants Association joined forces Saturday, January 13, to help create a more inviting atmosphere in downtown Ensley. Continue reading

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The Preservery to bring ‘elevated soul food’ to REV Birmingham’s REVeal Kitchen at The Pizitz

In early February, Andrea Foster will put her elevated soul food concept, The Preservery, to the test in REV’s restaurant accelerator space in the popular downtown food hall. Continue reading

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