Supporting Local Initiatives and Local Business
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This is the focus of #KeepitLocal.
— IN Birmingham (@inbirmingham) August 13, 2016
— Magic City Bloggers (@MagicCityBlog) August 13, 2016
The micro-brewery scene becomes more and more popular each year. 10 years ago, if you would have proclaimed Birmingham becoming the next city to harbor this movement, many would not have believed you.
But millennials, being the markets main focus, have taken the city by storm and helped fuel the beer fire.
Here’s a recipe for baked fish from our friends at the Coosa Riverkeeper, publishers of Swim Guide and Fish Guide. Give it a try. And before swimming in the Coosa River, check the Swim Guide for bacteriological alerts. The fish guide is a neat place to see marinas and places to eat while out on the water as well as see any fish consumption advisories.
Birmingham Restaurant Week will be from August 12th-20th. Locally owned and operated restaurants will participate by offering lunch and dinner specials with prices ranging from $5-$30 per person.
Read more here.
“It might have sounded like an impossible idea a decade ago. But the rebirth of the Magic City, one could argue, has been partially fueled by beer.” Continue reading ““Making hooch in the ‘Ham?””
Ovenbird is a restaurant in the Lakeview area opened by Chris and Idie Hastings. The restaurant received a nod from the Times in an article titled “A Birmingham Restaurant With Fire in Its Belly“. Continue reading “New York Times highlights Birmingham restaurant”
Megan Miller, from the Trussville Tribune proclaims,
“Co-owner Charlene Scharf said due to her husband’s health, the family is pulling back and closing the doors to its Trussville location, while the Oneonta location will remain open.”
Trussville's Café on Main to close. https://t.co/chomnZ9dTv
— Birmingham Business Journal (@bhambizjrnl) August 10, 2016
Good luck to the Scharf family, best of luck to you.
“Ever since the food truck phenomenon swept the streets of Birmingham, the city has become somewhat of a foodie’s heaven. New trucks are cropping up all the time, offering everything from grilled cheese to nachos to gourmet baked goods.”
Guys, we all know how difficult it can be to figure out where to take your date so she will stick around. Especially if you are a college student in Birmingham, from out-of-state, you may not know about all the great places to visit, eat, and check out while in the Magic City.
Well, here’s your guide:
|Urban Standard||2320 2nd Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203||205.250.8200|
|The Red Cat||2901 2nd Ave. S. Birmingham, AL. 35233||205.616.845||Roasts Own Beans|
|The Red Cat||1701 1st Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35233||205.518.0779|
|Crestwood Coffee Co.||5512 Crestwood Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35212||205.595.0300|
|Lucy’s Coffee & Tea||2007 University Blvd. Birmingham, AL. 35233||205.328.2007|
|O’Henry’s||2915 Highland Ave., Birmingham, AL 35205||205.250.1195||Roasts Own Beans|
|O’Henry’s||569 Brookwood Vlg #101 Birmingham, AL||205.870.1148||Roasts Own Beans|
|O’Henry’s||1901 6th Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203||205.323.1198||Roasts Own Beans|
|Seeds Coffee Co.||174 Oxmoor Rd., Birmingham, AL 35209||205.259.6405||Roasts Own Beans|
|Church Street Coffee & Books||81 Church St. Mountain Brook, AL 35213||205.870.1117|
|Woodlawn Cycle Café||5530 1st Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35212|
|The Abbey||131 41st St. S. Birmingham, AL 35222||Red Bike Coffee, Irondale, AL|
|Octane Coffee||2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N. Birmingham, AL 35203||205.545.5076|
|Octane Coffee||2821 Central Ave. Ste. 105 Homewood, AL 35209||205.969.1177|
|Revelator Coffee||1826 3rd Ave. N. Unit 101, Birmingham, AL 35203|
|Saturn||200 41st St. S. Birmingham, AL 35222||205.703.9545||Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Portland, OR|
|East 59 Vintage & Café||7619 1st Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35206||205.838.0559|
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We all know what that means! It’s yet another Friday!
When it’s Friday, Birminghamians…
Niki’s West – a Birmingham institution since 1957 and a Poke Stop since 2016. Greek chefs with southern flare!
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