Initiatives & Events
REV proves markets where others may not believe they exist. Events are a powerful tool to show the potential of places, programs and businesses. REV’s register of initiatives and events changes as the city changes. Here’s what we’re doing now:
Converted in 2013 from vacant warehouse to offices rich in industrial vibe, SocialVenture is a co-working space, meeting space and change-making space in the heart of Woodlawn.
Woodlawn Marketplace is a retail incubator which features 11 veteran Woodlawn Street Market vendors selling local goods! The Marketplace originally began as a 4-month long pop-up in Fall 2021 and due to its success, we’ve decided to press on and launch a larger, more permanent version. Come out and shop local with us!
WOODLAWN STREET MARKET
What happens when big personality hits a small street? Welcome to the Woodlawn Street Market. This urban street market provides a platform for startup businesses, pairing local retail & food with live entertainment in the heart of historic Woodlawn.
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It's show time at the Woodlawn Theater!
Filed Under: Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Small Business, Woodlawn, Yaysayers
Lights, Camera, Action! The rebirth of the Woodlawn Theater is happening this weekend in the heart of Woodlawn. The theater is opening its doors to the public with two extraordinary opening events that are FREE to the public. The 1400 square foot venue has a wide range of amenities and even has a full-service bar. Because of the Mason Music Foundation, this venue is filling a much needed resource for local musicians to perform. Keep reading to discover how the theater came back to life and its impact on the community.
What Stallions cornerback, Brian Allen loves about Birmingham
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Yaysayers
Brian Allen, a talented cornerback, has made the remarkable transition from a small town in Texas to the vibrant city of Birmingham. Choosing Birmingham for his football career for two consecutive seasons, Brian’s unwavering dedication and exceptional skills have made him a standout figure in the world of football. To dive deeper into Brian’s journey and discover his genuine appreciation for the city, watch this video with the link below!
Preserving Our Past: Celebrating Historic Preservation Month and Saving the Buildings We Love
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Potential-Proving
Many historic buildings, including the John Hand and The Frank, have been successfully redeveloped while preserving their original charm. May is Historic Preservation Month, which aims to raise awareness about the importance of preserving historic buildings. Currently, numerous buildings possess a solid foundation but have been left vacant and require immediate attention for preservation. Find out which treasures are in need of your help today!