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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Five Points South pop-ups help prove viability of new ideas for historic neighborhood

From summer to fall, the Five Points Alliance and REV Birmingham have coordinated multiple pop-up opportunities that have helped prove the Five Points South community’s desire for more outside-the-box additions to their historic neighborhood. Continue reading

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Join Young Pioneers & Back Forty founders for beer, food & Sloss Docks tour

Back Forty Beer Co. Founder & CEO Jason Wilson and Back Forty Birmingham Owner & CEO Doug Brown will share their stories and lead a tour of the new brewery on Thursday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m. 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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What to expect at a special wellness-themed October Woodlawn Street Market

Woodlawn Street Market, now with five markets in its fifth year, is getting ready for its first-ever October Woodlawn Street Market! The Saturday, October 13 market will have a special focus on health and wellness. 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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Proving Pickwick Place: How a hidden gem in 5 Points South has transformed in 1 year

In just over a year, Five Points South’s vacancy rate has fallen from 8.1 to 3.9 percent. One big piece of that progress is Pickwick Place, a once mostly vacant property that has redefined itself as a vibrant part of the neighborhood. Continue reading

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The 2018 Woodlawn Street Market is showcasing Birmingham’s small businesses

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