3 interesting things you didn’t know existed in Tarrant

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Bite Cafe. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Just a short drive from downtown Birmingham and you’ll find yourself in the small city of Tarrant. If you’re driving through, you might miss some of the most interesting parts of the city, so we gathered three fun things you should keep an eye out for.

1. Gallery VOX

If you’re looking for emotive works of art, Gallery VOX is the way to go. From inspiring art from The Black Cherry Tree Project to their latest exhibit by Byron Sonnier, Gallery VOX always displays interesting art that involves the local community.

This gallery isn’t something you want to miss especially if you’re a local art enthusiast.

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2. Bite

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Tasty. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

The newest addition to Tarrant should be on your must-go-to list. If you’re a fan of homestyle cooking, then Bite is your place. They serve up tasty queso-tacos, mozzarella pizza, bacon burgers and more. My mouth is watering already!

3. Tarrant Nature Park

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A walk in the park. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

Need a place for rest and relaxation? Tarrant Nature Park is a mini oasis amidst the busy downtown area. The park covers half a city block with labeled native and medicinal plants, so you can easily learn more about our natural ecosystem.

Also, history lovers will appreciate the iron gate that stands at the entrance reflecting the city’s industrial heritage.

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Summer Guffey

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