If you’ve been to Railroad Park lately, you’ve probably seen Kelli Caulfield at the Boxcar Cafė, serving up her famous New Orleans Snoballs and Louisiana dishes. If you haven’t, you’ll probably be headed that direction after reading about and seeing her tasty creations! This busy entrepreneur and law school graduate took a few minutes to tell us all about her delicious business.
The only minority-owned private barber college in the state, the Alabama College of Barber Instruction was founded in 1979 by Clinton Simpson Sr. as the New Breed Barber Shop. His son, Clint, Birmingham resident for all of his forty-six years, now runs the barber shop and college.
“I’d like to think I’m Declan’s employee. My shop cat rules the roost. ” Will Sheppard, owner of Sheppard’s Pet Supply located at 4410 4th AVE S. in Avondale, shared with us what it’s like to own a pet store and run a small business in Birmingham.