We’re still reeling from the whirlwind that was Upswing!
We packed our three-month pop-up with a bevy of activity and fun, but, the true stars were our three boxes and our five shop owners— Domestique Coffee, Great Bear and Hide & Hunter and Urban Vintage and Magic City T-Shirts— who occupied the space daily.
Using converted shipping containers to house them was the work of Eric Tasker, owner of SmallBox Company. Upswing is closed for the season, but stay tuned for what’s in store for 2020.
Watch below as he explains how the boxes are great for both small business owners and Birmingham:
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!
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.
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.)!