As the season of giving approaches, it’s easy to become overwhelmed trying to determine how and where to donate money. One of the easiest places to start is by simply switching your shopping habits so your dollars make a direct impact. Whether it’s by donating funds from each purchase or having an overarching mission statement to give back, these Birmingham businesses are fueling good into the world.Continue reading “Did you know these 7 local businesses give back with each purchase you make?”
If the luster of working from home has worn off, you need to know about all the upgrades Forge, the cool coworking space just above The Pizitz Food Hall downtown, has made to keep everybody safe. Want to see for yourself? Book a tour today.Continue reading “Itching to *go* to work again? Check out this coworking space’s upgrades—Forge thought of everything [PHOTOS]”
My family and I checked out Local Source Market & Grocery in 5 Points South yesterday and we liked what we saw: loads of fresh, local Alabama produce, frozen grass-fed meats from Sylacauga and goods from Alabama makers all for sale in a warm and inviting space.Continue reading “Small biz spotlight: Local Source Market & Grocery is now open in 5 Points South [PHOTOS]”
This week, Governor Kay Ivey announced a “Revive Alabama” grant program to support small businesses in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19. $100 million is up for grabs. Get all the details here.Continue reading “$100 million “Revive Alabama” grant fund announced for small businesses”
Looking for ways to support local? 589 local entities have signed up for Bham Now’s all FREE Local Business Guide and Non-Profit Guide. The guides are chock full of over 93 special deals, curbside pickup, online ordering and donation opportunities. Add your business here and your non-profit here for free.Continue reading “Support local! 675 businesses and non-profits offering curbside and online ordering.”
On Dec. 14th, Thank You Books officially opened its doors to the public for the first time. Here’s everything you need to know about Thank You Books and the three ladies who are making their storybook dreams a reality.Continue reading “Thank You Books just opened in Crestwood! Here’s everything you need to know about Birmingham’s latest bookstore.”
Three new eateries are coming to The Pizitz, and we can’t wait! With fourteen food stalls and options like Pho Pho Vietnamese, Eli’s Jerusalem Grill and The Standard, it’s hard to choose what to chow down on at The Pizitz Food Hall. Soon, it’ll become even more difficult thanks to these additions: Winner Winner, Unos Tacos and Ashley Mac’s.
Here’s everything you need to know about The Pizitz Food Hall’s newest restaurants.Continue reading “3 new eateries are coming soon to The Pizitz Food Hall and we can’t wait!”
Micah Lewis, Founder of Vibestreet Studios, and Joshua Echols, Chief Financial Adviser, have been business partners since they were in middle school running a lawn cutting service together.
Now, these guys, together with Jerrod Dukes, Chief Operations Adviser, have created their own professional photography and podcast studio, clothing line and creative space called Vibestreet Studios.
Want to learn more about this up and coming business? Here are five ways Vibestreet is revolutionizing Birmingham’s creative scene:Continue reading “Small Business Spotlight: 5 ways Vibestreet Studios is revolutionizing the Birmingham creative scene”
Congratulations are in order for Birmingham child care providers Lakisha Mennefield and Kamilah Moss, who have each been awarded a national honor for their in-home day care programs.Continue reading “Local child care providers win national accreditation for in-home day cares. 3 reasons why this is a win for Birmingham and Bessemer”
Looking to step up your hostess game? Need a unique gift idea? Want to impress your next houseguest? You’re in luck! The newest boutique addition to Mountain Brook opens today, and you’re not going to want to miss it.Continue reading “Illuminated brings luxury candles from all over the world to Birmingham (PHOTOS)”
Here in Birmingham, you probably see an American flag every single day, even if you don’t think much about it. You may see them lining the side of the road on your morning commute, or hanging outside your bank downtown, or waving in your neighbor’s front yard. June 14 is National Flag Day in the United States, and in honor of the day, we’re highlighting the business behind the flags.Continue reading “Honoring Flag Day 2019: Birmingham business has been supplying flags for over 100 years”
At Southern Organics, Stuart Raburn and his small but mighty staff grow Birmingham’s freshest supply of tilapia and all natural produce. How did this Birmingham entrepreneur maven shift from launching high-tech firms to high-end farming? Here’s what we found out on our behind the scenes tour at his Columbiana farm.Continue reading “TekLinks’ founder Stuart Raburn gets back to entrepreneurial roots with latest Southern Organics aquaponic farm (photos)”
The Market at Pepper Place is gearing up for spring in Birmingham. Check out what’s coming up this April, including the schedule for a free business workshop series geared toward Alabama makers, growers—and anyone in the community who wants to grow their small business. For more information about the workshops and/or to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Continue reading “FREE small business workshops begin April 2, strawberries and more at the Market at Pepper Place”
For $96/week, you can have your very own personal chef. Yes, you’re reading that right. For a little less than $100 (plus the cost of groceries) the folks over at Not Just Catering will cook in your home and leave your fridge stocked with three fresh, healthy meals. They’ll even clean up. Want to know more about the company making personal chef experience affordable? Read on!