Filed Under Small Business
Many business owners fail to start simply because they lack funds. Now for CO.STARTERS alumni, three new financial opportunities exist to help overcome the challenge.
Thanks to the efforts of our friends at Create, as well as the support of community partners and organizations, program graduates will now have access to seed/startup capital in addition to traditional revolving loans. Follow the link to find out more.
This is just one more reason — on a list of many — to join the upcoming CO.STARTERS cohort. If you’d like to know more about the program first, just click HERE!
In case you missed it, Ghost Train Brewing Co. (who, might we mention, is a CO.STARTERS alum) is hitting restaurants and stores shelves in a new form. This time, these delicious brews will be packaged in cans, AND they’ll be sporting cool new branding!
If that’s not enough to get you excited, keep an eye on Ghost Train’s 3rd Avenue South location – hammers will soon be swinging to make way for private event space and an additional bar. Visit the AL.com article to learn more, and visit Ghost Train’s Facebook page for future updates.
Your guide to a family-friendly day downtown
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Family Friendly, Front Page, Get Involved, Small Business, Yaysayers
With summer just around the corner, kids will soon be out of school and insisting on getting out of the house. Luckily, Downtown Birmingham has an abundance of family-friendly activities that will keep your kiddos entertained and create lifelong memories.
We know taking kids out for extended periods can be challenging; that’s why we have curated a list of experiences designed to be enjoyable within a manageable 3 – 4 hour timeframe. This way, both children and parents can make the most of their time without feeling overwhelmed or exhausted. These four experiences include lunch options and are tailored to different ages and personalities.
It's show time at the Woodlawn Theater!
Filed Under: Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Small Business, Woodlawn, Yaysayers
Lights, Camera, Action! The rebirth of the Woodlawn Theater is happening this weekend in the heart of Woodlawn. The theater is opening its doors to the public with two extraordinary opening events that are FREE to the public. The 1400 square foot venue has a wide range of amenities and even has a full-service bar. Because of the Mason Music Foundation, this venue is filling a much needed resource for local musicians to perform. Keep reading to discover how the theater came back to life and its impact on the community.
How the latest developments in The Switch district are impacting Birmingham
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Small Business
The final touches are coming together for the grand opening of the Nextec building in the Switch district. Conveniently located a block away from the Innovation Depot, graduates from the depot and other entrepreneurs have a place to go after successfully launching their business off the ground. Continue reading to find out more about the district and newest developments.