The Official Downtown BHM Coffee Trail!
Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Small Business, Yaysayers
Birmingham is home to many unique and fun coffee destinations. With over 15 coffee shops in the Birmingham Metro area, we created a coffee trail to help you navigate the best spots in town for a delicious cup of joe. This extensive trail extends across Birmingham and can take several trips to complete it.
Downtown Birmingham has more SPORTS!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Yaysayers
Did you know Birmingham is home to 5 pro sports teams? Within the past 10 years, the Magic City has welcomed a professional basketball, soccer, baseball, football, and even a hockey team! With Legion Soccer Club, USFL Stallions, and Minor League Barons seasons about to begin, here’s what you need to know for the best season of pro-sports yet!
The Linn Henley Research Library is the best kept secret in Birmingham!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page
Why should you CHECK OUT the Linn Henley Research Library? From its neoclassical look on the outside to the intricate murals in the reading room, the Linn Henley Research Library is a great place to spend your quiet time or deep dive into some research. Find out more information about the artist who painted the murals, history, and even where to find parking here!
The complete Magic City brewery trail!
Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page
It’s no secret Birmingham has the best brewery scene in the South! We cultivated a unique and well-CRAFTED beer trail highlighting all of Birmingham’s local microbreweries. This list offers events, beer flavors, and historical facts. Pack your growler and maybe some water because this trail will certainly make you feel HOPPY!
What two-way traffic could do for Downtown Birmingham
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Transportation
Did you know when Birmingham was established the street grid didn’t include one ways? It was only until the 1970s that the City of Birmingham transitioned into two way streets to alleviate traffic. Studies show that switching back to two way streets could improve crime rates and help economic growth. Keep reading to learn why two ways streets are beneficial and essential to the success of Birmingham from REV President & CEO, David Fleming.
4 reasons you should move downtown according to the Moore sisters!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Residential, Yaysayers
Meet Lauren and Marina Moore! These sisters have lived at The Watts residents for the past two years. Learn why the Moores choose to live downtown rather than stay in the suburbs.
2022 in retrospect: 6 projects that have created vibrancy in Birmingham.
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Woodlawn, Yaysayers
REV focuses on creating vibrant business districts. These districts enhance our lives and help attract and retain talent and business in our region. REV works in two main areas within Birmingham; Woodlawn and Downtown. In 2022 the city has seen a lot of growth and changes, so let’s reflect on the past year!
Birmingham Holiday Traditions then and now!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers
Some may recall the Enchanted Forest at the Pizitz or the Christmas light display on 20th street; Birmingham has a rich history and continues to create new traditions. As we take you through a deep dive into the historic holiday seasons, Birmingham is continuing to change to be a more inclusive and vibrant city.
Four unique and local small businesses to support this holiday season!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Small Business, Yaysayers
The holiday season is in full swing, and we have the perfect place to not only buy unique gifts but also support the community. We are highlighting four local small businesses that can help you check off some holiday shopping!