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On her show, Kelly Clarkson likes to shine a spotlight on incredible businesses who get creative to survive and thrive. This week the light was on local coffee shop Bizarre: The Coffee Bar. Check out the big moves this small business is making in Birmingham.
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Teamwork really does make the dream work
Who doesn’t know Kelly Clarkson? Her American Idol stardom skyrocketed her into the spotlight and now the Grammy-winning artist has her own daytime television show. The Kelly Clarkson Show is known for its uplifting tone sprinkled with humor, heart and meaningful connections. The show’s even won an Emmy.
Bizarre: The Coffee Bar is located in the heart of Downtown Birmingham and this little business sure is mighty. Owner, Will Harvill has kept the shop open since the pandemic started. COVID-19 caught everybody off guard, but it put Harvill in a position to either sink or swim and he decided to keep on pushing forward with his small business venture.
Since opening, Bizarre has not closed one day even amidst hard times. Once he realized the need for more foot traffic, he decided to team up with other small businesses in Birmingham.
Bizarre opened their doors to local vendors who didn’t have a brick and mortar space to sell their products. It was a win-win for everyone. Bizarre could introduce new clientele to their shop while allowing other entrepreneurs to keep servicing their customers.
You can watch Bizarre: The Coffee Bar’s clip here:
Check out Bizarre: The Coffee Bar for yourself
Bizarre: The Coffee Bar doubles as a morning study spot and a place to hang out (and jam out!) in the evening. They sell more than coffee. Their menu features sandwiches, salads, soups, breakfast options and more.
The local shop also has fun events for adults like karaoke night and specials that’ll give you a kick like their recent event where ladies under 5’5 got free shots.