We already know that you love to shop locally, but what if you’re strapped for time? Or stuck inside from bad weather, or under the weather yourself? Well, have no fear! The Art and Crafts Company, which just launched, lets you shop in comfort for local arts and crafts from Bham artisans! Erin Melaney Bodden tells us all about it in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday. Continue reading “Small business Monday-spotlight on The Art and Crafts Company”
Have some holiday shopping to do? For anyone? Of any age? In any price range? Head over to Reed Books and The Museum of Fond Memories! He’s got everything from that Peanuts lunchbox you’ve been looking for to ancient medical texts. Vintage Santas and comics and every book genre you can imagine! Jim Reed tells us about his treasures and why books are his friends in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.
As you make preparations for your Thanksgiving meal, did you know there is local, seasonal produce, organically grown in downtown Birmingham? Read all about the Jones Valley Produce Stand and teaching farm in this holiday week’s small business focus\ie
It’s the stuff of fairy tales…or the reality show Shark Tank. Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 finalist pitched their business start-up ideas to a panel of judges in REV Birmingham’s Fourth Annual Big Pitch by PNC.
The holidays are just around the corner. Its fun to give unique gifts that will be remembered and appreciated. Finding that perfect gift locally made by an artisan or manufacturer from Alabama just got a bit easier.
Do you love to hunt for treasure? Want to find a designer coat for a couple of bucks or vintage vinyl? What if you knew that every penny goes to help needy Birmingham residents? Gwen Harkness, co-president of 55th Place Thrift, tells us all about this Woodlawn gem in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday. Continue reading “Small business Monday – Focus on 55th Place Thrift Store”
Tired of driving all the way out to a big box store for bedding plants or mulch? How about when you’re looking for the perfect gift for the upcoming holiday season? Look no further! Shoppe, right in the heart of Forest Park, has plants, gifts and home decor you’ll love! Mark Thompson tells us all about it in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday. Continue reading “Small business Monday – Focus on Shoppe”
Need a chai latte to spice up a chilly morning? How about a harvest apple panini made with homemade apple butter using apples from the Urban Food Project? How about a unique gift for your friend’s birthday? Here’s how: Continue reading “Small business Monday – Focus on East 59 Vintage and Cafe”
That chill in the air may be more than just a cold front. According to Wolfgang Poe, owner of The Birmingham Historic Touring Company, downtown Birmingham is inhabited by a wide array of ghosts and spirits. He tells all about his year round Ghost Walk in this week’s edition of Small business Monday!
Happy Fall, y’all! Feel that cool nip in the air? Nolan Graves, owner of Frontera, tells us where to get a fire pit (and where the Birmingham chiminea craze started a few years ago) in this week’s installment of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Frontera”
Have you got a child’s birthday coming up? Or maybe just want to celebrate a family achievement? Danielle Hines tells us how her business, Party Boutique Kids, can bring the party to you! Grab a bag of popcorn and enjoy this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Party Boutique Kids”
Have you been to the National Historic Monument Civil Rights District? Did you know there are delicious ribs there that folks from all over the world have tasted? You can have some too, and don’t even have to take a flight to get there! Dameione Rogers and his sister, Trèsor Bertrand, tell us about their tasty business with a generations-old recipe for ribs! Continue reading “Small business Monday – Spotlight on Magnolia BBQ & Fish”
Rev Birmingham, also instrumental in Zyp’s bikeshare program and the Woodlawn street market, will host its 4th annual Big Pitch this November. But don’t worry, you still have time to enter!
I interviewed Deon Gordon and Brian Bucher to find out more about Birmingham’s venture capital showdown. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Big Pitch”
Luck Cat Rolled Cream is amazing and need a full store. If you were “lucky” enough to head over to Saturn last Sunday, you already know why. If not, follow them on Facebook to track when they’ll open their next pop-up, because you don’t want to miss this! Continue reading “Lucky Cat Rolled Cream popped up at Saturn and Rojo last week, the feedback explains why it should have a full store”