Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalist Kevon Lewis of Nelchie’s Cajun Cuisine and Catering

The 2018 Big Pitch Competition presented by PNC is in its fifth year, and REV is excited for you to get to know each of our five 2018 finalists. Meet finalist Kevon Lewis of Nelchie’s Cajun Cuisine and Catering. Her popular Cajun food truck in Leeds is designing a food truck park in Birmingham’s City Center. Continue reading

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Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalist Tiffany Martin of Ignite Cycle

The 2018 Big Pitch Competition presented by PNC is in its fifth year, and REV is excited for you to get to know each of our five 2018 finalists. Meet finalist Tiffany Martin of Ignite Cycle, who is passionate about building a community to help people become their best selves, one pedal stroke at a time, at Birmingham’s only boutique cycling studio. Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018 finalists for The Big Pitch Presented by PNC Bank

The finalists will compete to win a share of $50,000 in cash and professional services prize packages on Saturday, November 17, 2018, as they pitch their business models to a panel of judges, potential investors, and a live audience. Continue reading

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Farm to Brut IPA: Meet the scuppernong farmer behind the Proximity Series brew

The Proximity Series Scuppernong Brut IPA is on tap now at Cahaba’s taproom and will go to REV Birmingham’s Urban Food Project partner restaurants in October.  Meet Jason Powell, the farmer behind this unique brew. Continue reading

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Lift Every Voice: Vote daily to help 16th Street Baptist win preservation grant

REV Birmingham nominated Sixteenth Street Baptist Church for this year’s Partners in Preservation competition, and is working with them to win the grant for preservation for the historic church. Birmingham, let’s lift every voice in support of this project by visiting www.16thStreetBaptist.org to vote daily through October 26. Continue reading

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What’s your vision for downtown Birmingham? Let’s take a BIG SWING with the City Center Master Plan

The new vision for the City Center should take big swings and lay out actionable steps that will unite and excite the community about our shared future. Implementing such a plan is at the heart of REV Birmingham’s mission to create vibrant commercial districts.  Continue reading

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REV now accepting 2018 applications for The Big Pitch Presented by PNC

Calling all small businesses with big dreams! Apply by September 15 to make your business pitch, “Shark Tank”-style, on November 17. Continue reading

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Farm to Berliner Weisse: Meet the peach farmer behind the Proximity Series brew

The most recent farm-to-glass beer is a Peach Berliner Weisse, made with peaches from Witt Farms in Hayden. Continue reading

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REV Birmingham earns 3 Main Street Alabama awards for 2017 projects

REV Birmingham received honors for three 2017 projects at the fifth annual Main Street Alabama Awards: Excellence in Placemaking for the Woodlawn Tactical Urbanism project, Excellence in Historic Preservation for the Big Alabama Sign campaign, and Excellence in Business Development for Art Town. Continue reading

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‘Taque’ to mix tacos and barbecue in REV Birmingham’s REVeal Kitchen at The Pizitz

Taque (pronounced tah-kyoo) – a concept in which tacos meet barbecue – will open in the first week of September in the REVeal Kitchen space in the popular downtown food hall. Continue reading

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