Have you seen the giant Amazon boxes that popped up around Birmingham last week? The boxes are a creative signal of the city’s official intent to pursue the tech giant’s second headquarters location.
The boxes are the first phase of the Bring Amazon to Birmingham – or “BringAtoB” – campaign, which will engage citizens in and around the city to share why Amazon should call the Magic City home. Citizens are encouraged to participate by using the hashtag #BringAtoB and tagging @amazon on social media, telling the tech giant why Birmingham is the perfect fit for HQ2. All #BringAtoB photos and comments will be captured and displayed on BringAtoB.com.
This fall, the REV team is doing some new REV things, with a demonstration project designed to prove and improve downtown Birmingham’s market for more retail.
I believe that Birmingham is still missing something important—something that inspires people to experience downtown on foot, that can tell the story of our city and its cultures.
Sixteenth St. Baptist Church honoring its history with interactive museum opening on 56th anniversary of bombing
Sept. 15, 56 years to the day that a bomb killed four little girls— Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley and Carole Robertson— a new interactive museum will open honoring the girls and the chain of events their murders set off in the Civil Rights Movement.