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Birmingham included on Forbes’ list of “Emerging Downtowns”

We are proud to see Birmingham included on Forbes’ list of “15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns.” Find out why here.

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Southwest Fresh Market featured on GOOD.is

Our Urban Food Project’s Southwest Fresh Market was featured on GOOD.is this month! GOOD is a global community of, by, and for pragmatic idealists working towards individual and collective progress. Check out the article here !

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REV projects highlighted in Design Alabama’s March Newsletter

We’ve been busy revitalizing places and energizing business to create vibrancy in the city center and our work hasn’t gone unnoticed. We are pleased to have several of our projects highlighted in Design Alabama’s March newsletter. In addition to our SocialVenture … Continue reading

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Birmingham Mountain Radio wins national award

Birmingham Mountain Radio won the award for best streaming and recording lounge at the 16th annual Sunset Sessions music convention in San Francisco last month. The station beat out stations in San Francisco, Denver, Portland, as well as NPR’s “World … Continue reading

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Birmingham named a great place for a fabulous film festival

Birmingham was named 1 of 10 great places for a fabulous film festival in USA TODAY last week. The Sidewalk Film Festival was listed alongside respected festivals in cool places like Maui, Miami, Seattle and Halifax Nova Scotia. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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REV President & CEO David Fleming to moderate “Vacant to Vibrant” panel

Join REV’s President & CEO, David Fleming, on February 26 as he moderates the “Vacant to Vibrant” panel at Red Mountain Theatre Company’s cabaret space in the Kress Building. The panel will follow the film screening of “Downtown Dream,” an … Continue reading

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Blogger dreams of Birmingham being an “it” city

We want to encourage our supporters to talk with each other about how we can improve Birmingham. V.J. Graffeo, recent al.com guest blogger and Birmingham native, wishes to see Birmingham become an “it” city saying, “In order to bridge the gap … Continue reading

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REV partner the East Lake Merchant Group elects new board members

We are excited to partner with the East Lake Merchant Group (ELMG) on projects to revitalize places and energize businesses to create vibrancy in the East Lake Commercial Revitalization District. Have you read al.com’s article highlighting the ELMG and their recently … Continue reading

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REV case study featured in ChangeLab Solutions newsletter

REV worked with the Public Health Law & Policy to draft a case study about Birmingham’s food access efforts during the “Communities Putting Prevention to Work” tenure last year. The case study was featured in ChangeLab Solutions’ Winter 2013 newsletter. … Continue reading

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REV to help sponsor national Civil Rights design competition

In commemoration of Birmingham”s 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights we will help sponsor a national design competition for a civil rights foot soldiers statue in Kelly Ingram Park. The City Council has approved a request to spend $50,000 towards the … Continue reading

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