There’s a new way to grab your groceries in the Magic City. Zyp BikeShare, an initiative of REV Birmingham launched in 2015 with support from community partners and sponsors, is preparing to open one of its most anticipated docking stations located along 3rd Avenue South – directly outside Publix at 20 Midtown. The new station will house 15 docking points, allowing Zyp users a convenient grab-and-go parking option for Publix, Starbucks, Chipotle and more!
Work is in progress, and Zyp expects to open the station to the public in the coming days. Stay up to date by checking out Zyp’s Facebook page for the exciting details.
The Rainbow Viaduct, one of Birmingham’s oldest bridges, has been transporting people between the south and north sides of downtown for more than 130 years! Now as we look toward its future, you’ll see a pilot project on the bridge to make it more pedestrian and cyclist friendly while we determine the best next steps.
Are you a startup looking for a foot in the door? Did you know we have an accelerator program that helps founders begin their entrepreneurial journey right here in the Switch district? TechStars is a dynamic three-month program that empowers entrepreneurs in their quest to discover product-market fit, gain traction, and access both capital and global mentorship. Operating in more than 30 cities worldwide, Techstars added Birmingham as a host for their energy-focused cohort.
Amid the pandemic, when many found themselves at home searching for new hobbies, Josh Cosio and his wife embarked on a unique journey – roasting coffee at home. What began as a simple passion project soon evolved into something much more remarkable. Just two years after their inaugural batch of home-roasted beans, Cala Coffee has swiftly taken root, with not one but two locations opening in Birmingham.