The holidays are quickly approaching and that means it’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping! It’s always tough to come up with unique and meaningful gifts that won’t break the bank. Worry not! Our friends over at TESSA Commercial Real Estate did all their holiday shopping at the Woodlawn Marketplace this year and are here to give you some fun ideas. The best part? By shopping local at the Woodlawn Marketplace, you will be supporting female and minority entrepreneurs. It doesn’t get better than that!
Convinced yet? There are so many more fun gift ideas that can be found in the Marketplace. Like Meredith said – head on over and check it out yourself! Click below to learn more about the Marketplace and all the awesome vendors featured there.
And click here to learn about the newest vendors that have joined the Marketplace!
If you’ve been following REV for a while, you probably remember The Big Pitch Competitions we used to hold back in the day. The Big Pitch presented by PNC was essentially our own little version of Shark Tank. And a lot of your favorite local businesses that participated in this competition now have active retail storefronts that you can go check out. Let’s start with some of our finalists that are based in the City of Birmingham and see what they’ve been up to!
Have you been to Downtown Birmingham’s newest development located on 25th Street? If not, you need to head down there ASAP and check it out! This new single story development is a product of a collaboration between David Baker Architects (DBA) and Locke General Contractors, led by DBA’s very own Amanda Loper. It is intended to be a “collaborative commercial space in a catalyst development area of Birmingham.” Both DBA and Locke General Contractors will be tenants of the space, along with June Coffee Roasters, Zephyr Barber, and Last Call Baking Cooperative!
One of Birmingham’s many hidden treasures is the music scene downtown. The sheer volume of concert venues we have in downtown Birmingham is something most people aren’t even aware of – but it really is remarkable! There is truly something for everyone, whether you’re into the smaller, more intimate venues or the large-scale venues for those big name artists. Keep reading to check out some of the cool venues downtown Birmingham has to offer.