The time has come for Birmingham Restaurant Week 2018 – and we want you to be a part of the fun August 10-19!
Read more about this year’s Birmingham Restaurant Week – from why we do it to who’s participating to what you can expect at BRW events.
This year’s events celebrate the true essence of Birmingham Restaurant Week. The lineup was designed with REV’s mission in mind – to create vibrant commercial districts by filling vacant spaces and growing sustainable businesses.
Volunteer signups are now live. Event volunteers get a behind-the-scenes look at BRW plus event perks. Take a look at the below signups for more information about each event and available volunteer shifts.
- Harvest Brunch (New Date This Year)
- Monday Night Restaurant Take Over (NEW!)
- Mixing Up the Magic (NEW!)
The REV team will contact volunteers as the time gets closer to each event to confirm shifts and answer any last-minute questions.
Learn more about Birmingham Restaurant Week at www.bhamrestaurantweek.com. Don’t miss our #FreeFoodFriday promotion on Facebook where you have the opportunity to win FREE gift cards to many #BRW2018 restaurants!
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.
Get to know your City Center District Manager, Michael Symes.
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, REV Team, Yaysayers
Meet Michael Symes, the new City Center District Manager for the Business Improvement District (BID). As a long-time resident of Birmingham, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, having been an active member of the community since graduating from the University of Alabama. In this article, we will explore Michael’s journey and learn about his “accidental roots” in the city, as well as his passion for working with the Business Improvement District (BID) of the Magic City. Follow along as we get to know the person behind the job title and uncover the unique perspective he brings to the role.
Why your voice on historic preservation is essential
Filed Under: Front Page, Get Involved, Historic Preservation, Residential
President and CEO of REV Birmingham David Fleming writes about the importance of historic preservation and highlights the advocacy efforts that saved the French Quarter in New Orleans and the Forest Park neighborhood in Birmingham. The article concludes with a call to action, urging for new leaders and the implementation of various strategies to protect and celebrate Birmingham’s historic buildings and places.