Bistro 218 the popular white tablecloth restaurant on 20th Street N has completed an expansion of its dining room and added a new bar, bringing another lunch and after-dark dining option to downtown’s thriving food scene. Owner Tom Saab has announced Bistro 218 will be open for lunch 11 AM to 2 PM Tuesday through Friday, dinner from 5 PM to 9 PM Tuesday through Thursday, and 5 PM to 10 PM on Friday and Saturday. Safe and secure valet parking is available. Keep an eye on Bistro 218’s website for an announcement about happy hour soon.
This fall, the REV team is doing some new REV things, with a demonstration project designed to prove and improve downtown Birmingham’s market for more retail.
I believe that Birmingham is still missing something important—something that inspires people to experience downtown on foot, that can tell the story of our city and its cultures.
Sixteenth St. Baptist Church honoring its history with interactive museum opening on 56th anniversary of bombing
Sept. 15, 56 years to the day that a bomb killed four little girls— Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley and Carole Robertson— a new interactive museum will open honoring the girls and the chain of events their murders set off in the Civil Rights Movement.