If you’ve been in Woodlawn in the past, let’s say fifty years or so, you’ve seen our small business of the week, City Meats and Vegetables. Thousands of people every day pass the store at the corner of 1st AVE N and 55th Place. Current owner, Randy Newell, shared the ins and outs of this small business with Bham Now. Continue reading “Small Business Monday – Spotlight on City Meats”
Ever heard the phrase, “wearing many hats?” Birmingham native, Rachel Williams wears as many as her clients need to get the job done! She tells us all about her professional organization and household management business, cleverly named ToDo4U.
With longer days and temps on the rise, many are wondering where to get vegetable plants and seeds to start their gardens. Mark and Liz Whidden would love to help you with your spring veggie plans at 7752 1st AVE N in East Lake.
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.
Club Duquette, located at 17 55th Place South, is one of Woodlawn’s newest businesses. The shop, which opened in late September 2016, is owned and operated by it’s namesake, Duquette Johnston and his wife, Morgan. They’ve lived in East Lake for almost a decade, with Duquette having made music in Woodlawn for almost as long. The newest member of their business team is their three-year-old son, Tennessee Wolf.