The holidays are quickly approaching and that means it’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping! It’s always tough to come up with unique and meaningful gifts that won’t break the bank. Worry not! Our friends over at TESSA Commercial Real Estate did all their holiday shopping at the Woodlawn Marketplace this year and are here to give you some fun ideas. The best part? By shopping local at the Woodlawn Marketplace, you will be supporting female and minority entrepreneurs. It doesn’t get better than that!
Convinced yet? There are so many more fun gift ideas that can be found in the Marketplace. Like Meredith said – head on over and check it out yourself! Click below to learn more about the Marketplace and all the awesome vendors featured there.
And click here to learn about the newest vendors that have joined the Marketplace!
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.
NiEl' Atelier Grand Opening Showcases Inspirational Journey of Ukrainian Family Achieving the American Dream
In less than a year after arriving in the United States, the Vyshyvanyuk family, who recently fled from Ukraine, is now launching NiEl’ Bridal Atelier, a custom wedding dress and alterations business in Forest Park. Olena and Mykola Vyshyvanyuk, along with their three children – Viktoriia Vyshyvanyuk, Eva Vyshyvanyuk, and Loanna Vyshyvanyuk – made the courageous decision to leave Ukraine on November 7, 2022. This family’s inspiring story serves as a testament to the boundless opportunities that small businesses can achieve in Birmingham.
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.