4 places in Birmingham to get your locally-made National Chocolate Day fix

Who says Halloween candy is just for kids? Photo via Honeycreeper Chocolate

Calling all chocolate lovers! Today is YOUR day. Grab your truffles, bars, and bonbons—October 28 is National Chocolate Day, and we’re ready to celebrate with deliciously decadent treats made right here in Birmingham. Check out four local chocolatiers where you can get your chocolate fix!

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6 places to stop at on Morris Avenue, including The Essential in Founders Station

The Essential staff is cooking up some special treats! Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Essential just had their soft opening this month for their new home within Founders Station. From restaurants to retail row, let’s take a look at the places to see and things to do on Morris Avenue.  Continue reading “6 places to stop at on Morris Avenue, including The Essential in Founders Station”

Could Morris Avenue be the Birmingham Retail Row? Check out Honeycreeper Chocolate, basic. and Heidi Elnora Atelier.

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Courtney Pigford of Honeycreeper Chocolate and Lacey Woodroof of basic. in front of their future Morris Avenue storefront. Photo via @abasicshop on Instagram

Visit Morris Avenue and you cannot help but notice the construction going full steam ahead on the 60,000-square-foot Founders Station. But there is a quieter transformation afoot. The Birmingham entrepreneurs behind Honeycreeper Chocolate and basic. have announced their dual storefront, opening this summer on the storied cobblestone street. They are leasing the space from Heidi Elnora, a local bridal designer whose boutique is next door. Could Morris Avenue become the Birmingham Retail Row?

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