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.
At REV, we also love seeing the added vibrancy on the street as patrons enjoy outdoor dining in our beautiful city. As indoor dining reopens, cities across the country are realizing that ending expanded outdoor dining could mean leaving money on the table.
Although the Greyhound Bus Terminal was renovated in the ’70s, many original elements of the building remained and have now been become historic highlights in the present-day adaptive reuse project. Join us on a photo tour of the historic space!
This is obviously good for downtown… but why *exactly*? Here’s REV President & CEO David Fleming’s take on what the move means for downtown Birmingham’s place in the world now and in the future.