We interviewed local downtown residents why they chose Birmingham and the answers were astounding!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Residential, Uncategorized
From Austin, Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana, learn why this family choose to move into the city center of Birmingham. We are interviewing people from all around the city and learning why they chose to move into Birmingham.
In town for the Magic City Classic? Here's a guide to all the must-see spots!
Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Uncategorized
The Magic City Classic is coming to town! It’s almost time for one of our favorite events and we hope you’re as excited as we are. Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University will battle it out at Legion Field on Saturday October 29, 2022 at 2:30 PM. Since so many folks will be traveling into the Magic City for the Classic, we figured we would put together a little guide on all the things to see while you’re here! There is so much to do, we know it can get overwhelming – so if you don’t know where to start just keep reading and we’ll guide you through our city. Here we go!
Why are businesses choosing to move to Birmingham? OnCentive has no regrets!
Filed Under: Business-Proving, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Small Business, Uncategorized
Meet Shannon Scott, the CEO of OnCentive and Trak Capital, who recently moved his company from Gadsden to Birmingham, Alabama, this past year. OnCentive helps small and mid-size businesses by investing extra capital into their organization. Keep reading to learn more about this new Birmingham based company!
Let's recap the final Linn Park workshop!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers
September 5th marked a milestone in the Re-vision Linn Park planning process: a drafted concept was revealed based on the feedback of Birmingham community members. This third community meeting was also an opportunity for the project consultant team to share insight into the vision for Linn Park, report to the community on emerging themes of a renewed park identity, and next steps in this process. If you were not at the meeting, no worries. You can view the park concepts, and send in your feedback to the consultant team today!
Join us for the third and final Re-vision Linn Park public workshop!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved
We’ve made it to the third and final public workshop for Re-vision Linn Park! Partners behind Re-Vision Linn Park will wrap up the community engagement process at the last public workshop on Tuesday, October 4, at Boutwell Auditorium. Community members can participate and provide feedback on a park design concept in the noon or 5:30 p.m. session – so come out one last time and let your voice be heard!
Downtown Birmingham's latest development is proof that small buildings can have big impacts too!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Uncategorized
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!
The music scene in downtown Birmingham is booming!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Uncategorized
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.
Activating the streets of downtown Birmingham with talent from all over the Magic City
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Yaysayers
We are Live on 20th folks! Have you been downtown and checked out our busker performances yet? If not, you’re seriously missing out! We have talent from all over The Magic City come out on Friday evenings from 4-6 p.m. and put on performances for the public to enjoy. Performances take place at the corner of 20th Street and 3rd Avenue North. Next time you’re heading home after a long day at the office or on your way to dinner, stop by and check it out! Let’s recap some of our awesome performers below!
Re-vision Linn Park: the people, the place, and the solutions
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved
The second community workshop held at Boutwell Auditorium on July 26th was another opportunity for the public to weigh in on the future of Linn Park. The project consultant team shared insight about the people engaged so far, the place-based assessment of Linn Park, and the preliminary park concept solutions. Keep reading to see the results and how you can play a part in this re-vision!
Wrapping up The World Games 2022 with some special highlights!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Yaysayers
Well, Birmingham – The World Games 2022 have officially come to an end. All of the hard work our city and community put in to prepare for this event was finally put into motion and we must admit, we are very impressed! Now, before we officially close this chapter, it’s only fair to wrap up this special event with a highlight reel of some of our favorite moments from The World Games 2022!