Couple behind Five Points South's Filter share entrepreneurial lessons learned through opening coffee parlor
Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Small Business
As they near their opening day, coffee parlor dream team James Little and Jill Marlar share their start-up steps to help more entrepreneurs pursue their dreams.
Chef Andrea Foster reflects on her entrepreneurial journey with The Preservery
Filed Under: Big Pitch, Birmingham Food & Drink, Business-Proving, Front Page, Small Business, Young Pioneers
REV Birmingham sat down with Chef Dre to discuss her lessons learned throughout her Big Pitch and REVeal Kitchen experiences as well as her plans for The Preservery’s new location.
Five Points South pop-ups help prove viability of new ideas for historic neighborhood
Filed Under: Business-Proving, Filling Vacant Spaces, Potential-Proving, Small Business
From summer to fall, the Five Points Alliance and REV Birmingham have coordinated multiple pop-up opportunities that have helped prove the Five Points South community’s desire for more outside-the-box additions to their historic neighborhood.
Five Points South celebrates its 131st Anniversary
Filed Under: Events
Originally incorporated as the Town of Highland on May 14, 1887, Five Points South has grown enormously from the street car suburb it once was. Today, the community is regarded as one of Birmingham’s most distinguished historical districts – with fine architectural, historical and cultural resources on nearly every corner.
June 9 Clean and Clear volunteers to address Brother Bryan Park in Five Points South
Filed Under: Events, Yaysayers
There are more than 100 parks throughout Birmingham, with more than 2,000 acres. The city is rich with beautiful trees, plants and green spaces, but sometimes neglected areas need a helping hand.
Local historic district street sign toppers to debut in Five Points South
Filed Under: Yaysayers
The new sign toppers will allow motorists, cyclists and pedestrians to easily identify whether they’re in the Anderson Place, Cullom Street, Cobb Lane or Phelan Park district – and enhance the sense of pride that comes with living or working in a historic district.
Taste of Five Points is back for year two
Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Business-Proving, Events, Small Business
Taste of Five Points is back by popular demand! Vulcan Park and Museum and the Five Points Alliance are working together to host the second annual “Taste of Five Points” presented by Spire – a celebration of the neighborhood’s 131st anniversary. Attendees will experience all the elements that exemplify the best of Five Points South, from culinary hot-spots to trendy retail to lively entertainment options.
HTC Profile: See inside the Five Points South warehouse finding new life as 2200 Magnolia
Filed Under: Developer, Filling Vacant Spaces, Potential-Proving
Anchoring a distinctive angled corner near Five Points South, the Family Services Laundry Building may have looked like an old brick warehouse to many passersby – but developer Mike Mouron saw potential as soon as he stepped inside.
Five Points South volunteers give back during Clean and Clear neighborhood cleanup
Filed Under: Events, Yaysayers
With shovels, cutters and rakes in their gloved hands, 32 volunteers in Five Points South took time out of their Saturday morning on March 24 to give back to their community.
Top o' the parade: Spend St. Pat's with Young Pioneers on Zydeco patio
Filed Under: Birmingham Food & Drink, Downtown Birmingham, Events, Small Business, Yaysayers, Young Pioneers
Looking for a prime spot to view the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Five Points South? Join Young Pioneers at their patio party!