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  • Re-vision Linn Park: Your Park, Your Vision

    Filed Under: Business-Proving, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers

    Word around town is that Linn Park is getting a facelift – no really! Linn Park is undergoing a community-oriented planning and design process to bring a renewed vision, fresh design concept, and an activation plan. And we want you to be part of this process – keep reading to find out how!

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  • Meet the Woodlawn Street Market's June 2022 Vendors

    Filed Under: Front Page, Small Business, Woodlawn, Woodlawn Street Market

    Another month, another market! It’s street market week and we can’t wait to see you all at this month’s night market! Come out and meet us at the market this Saturday June 11, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. And of course, we’re going to give you the vendor rundown so that you can plan out exactly who you want to go see this weekend! Keep reading to check out the vendor list for the June market.

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  • Become an ambassador of Downtown for The World Games 2022!

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Uncategorized, Yaysayers

    We are almost one month out from The World Games 2022! This vibrant event will be transformative for Downtown, and we want you to be a part of it! If you consider yourself a lover of Downtown Birmingham and are the friend that always knows where to go or what to do Downtown, this might be the perfect fit for you. We invite you to become a Downtown Ambassador Volunteer and help Birmingham put its best foot forward!

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  • Looking back at the vibrancy REV created in 2021

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Woodlawn, Yaysayers

    2021 was a big year of accomplishments for the REV team! From refreshing Downtown Birmingham’s main street to hosting another year of successful Woodlawn Street Markets, we are extremely proud of the progress we were able to make over the last year. And of course, none of this would be possible without our board, investors, sponsors, and yaysayers like you. We hope this next year brings just as much positive change to the City of Birmingham and we appreciate everybody who continues to support our work along the way. Now, let’s take a look at the 2021 Annual Report and celebrate all the milestones we hit this past year!

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  • Taking a look back at the (20th) Street Party!

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Yaysayers

    Okay – you probably know by now that we recently wrapped up construction on 20th Street (and if you didn’t, surprise – now you know!). We held a street party to wrap it all up and it was a huge success, if we do say so ourselves. There’s nothing better than seeing hundreds of people come together to celebrate the revitalization of their beloved city. How about we continue the celebrations and take a look back at the (20th) Street Party that took place last week? And be sure to stop by and check out all the fun new additions to Birmingham’s main street next time you head down there!

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  • Fundrage: Creating positive change in real time

    Filed Under: Business-Proving, Front Page

    All too often we catch ourselves reading the news wanting to help, but not knowing where to begin. That’s why Maria Underwood created Fundrage, a social impact platform that connects users to nonprofits they can support based on the exact news article that they’re reading. Keep reading to find out more about how this app is playing a huge role in creating positive change in real time!

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  • The 20th Street Refresh is coming to an end - but there's still more to come!

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Uncategorized, Yaysayers

    This Friday, May 20th, we will be having a (20th) Street Party (which you can read more about here) to celebrate the end of our Birmingham Green Refresh! While this certainly calls for a celebration, the party doesn’t stop there. We will still be adding some finishing touches to the street after the (20th) Street Party. These additional touches will help make Birmingham’s main street more vibrant, interactive, and efficient! Additions will include smart trash cans, free libraries, street performers, and more!

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  • Downtown Birmingham has so much to offer!

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Uncategorized

    We’ve talked about sports, but downtown has so much more to offer! Downtown Birmingham has so many experiences in store for you, which can also turn into life-long memories. And lucky for you, we’ve created a tool to make all that exploring so much easier!

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  • How Magic City Harvest is working towards ending food waste & hunger in Birmingham

    Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Front Page, Get Involved

    Ever host an event where you ordered way too much food and end up with more leftovers than you can even fathom? We’ve been there too – until we learned about Magic City Harvest! Magic City Harvest is an organization working towards ending food waste & hunger in the Magic City. They acquire perishable food from schools, wholesale food distributors, restaurants, caterers, churches, event venues and grocery stores to donate to 30 community partners on the frontlines feeding the city’s hungry neighbors.

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  • Celebrating the Birmingham Green Refresh with a (20th) Street Party!

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving

    We are approaching the finish line for the 20th Street Refresh, which calls for a celebration – and you’re invited! The City Center Business Improvement District (BID), funded by downtown property owners, is partnering with the City of Birmingham and REV Birmingham to celebrate a refreshed Birmingham Green. Come join the party on May 20th from 4 to 8 p.m (with a special celebration happening at 6 p.m.)!

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