17 gift ideas from Black-owned businesses in Birmingham

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Black-owned gift guide
Couldn’t we all use a bit more color in our life? Photo via Exalting in Beauty on Facebook

Want to shop local AND support Black-owned businesses in Birmingham? Here are 17 gift ideas to get you started. From high-end menswear to one-of-a-kind art pieces—there’s a little something for everyone on your list.

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Small business Monday – focus on Bayles Catering Services

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Birmingham AL, small business
Chef Tony Bayles and his brother, Willie Bayles

Where can you get a full breakfast of eggs, bacon, grits and toast for four dollars?!  Made to order just for you?  Or do you need a full spread for an event?  Chef Tony Bayles tells us all about Bayles Catering Services in Woodlawn.  This just might be Woodlawn’s best-kept breakfast secret, and our small business post of the week! Continue reading “Small business Monday – focus on Bayles Catering Services”

Small Business Monday – Spotlight on NOLA Ice

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Birmingham AL
Kelli Caulfield, owner of NOLA Ice

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.

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