Main Street Alabama hit the road to hand-deliver this year’s Awards of Excellence, and, this week, REV Birmingham received three awards. REV’s Woodlawn Urban Main Community Facilitator Rebekah Fox also received a Main Street Hero Award.
After the COVID-friendly ceremony, REV’s CEO David Fleming and Main Street Alabama’s President Mary Helmer discussed what the awards mean to Main Street organizations like REV. They also talked about why taking care of main streets is vital to a community.
It’s officially spooky season and the Innovation Depot is wasting no time getting into the Halloween spirit! They are hosting their first ever “Tech or Treat” event on Thursday, October 28 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public – what better way to kick off Hallo-weekend?!
Downtown Birmingham is full of beautiful buildings, both new and old! A good portion of those buildings consist of churches, and while many of them are beautiful to look at, they also have a rich history that often gets overlooked.
It’s a busy week in Woodlawn! Here is the ultimate guide to everything happening this week from the relaunch of Woodlawn Marketplace (with some new vendors – whoop whoop!) to new business openings. If you’re looking for something to keep you busy this weekend make sure to come out and join the festivities!