After a month long campaign, Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church won $150,000 from the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. Finishing in the top 10 in a national online vote, the historic church will use the award to install protective glass on the outside of all the church’s recently-restored stained glass windows, as well as make repairs to the cupola and twin bell towers.
Today, members of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and community leaders throughout Birmingham gathered to announce the official launch of a month-long campaign to win national funding supporting historic preservation restoration efforts at the church.
This morning, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and community leaders throughout Birmingham will be announcing the launch of a month-long effort to win national funding to complete significant preservation efforts at the beloved and globally significant historic building.
Get ready to eat. The ninth annual Birmingham Restaurant Week is happening Aug. 10 to 19, 2018. Hosted by REV Birmingham and presented by Regions Bank, the week celebrates the city’s acclaimed culinary culture. Here’s how this 10-day event helps put the magic in the Magic City food scene.
When Cahaba Brewing premiered the first hyperlocal beer in its Proximity Series in June, it sold out in three hours. So long, strawberry blonde. I hardly knew ya. Hello, blackberry Dunkelweizen, the latest in the brewery’s collaboration with REV’s Urban Food Project. Continue reading “Cahaba Brewing goes hyperlocal: 14 places to get the latest Proximity Series release”
When you start a food-based business, accessing or outfitting a commercial kitchen can be a big hurdle and huge expense. No one knows that better than local Birmingham entrepreneur Haden Smith. This July he founded The Annex to provide commercial kitchen space for rent to startup culinary businesses in the Tillman Levenson Annex building downtown.
Last night, Bham Now and several hundred New Year’s Eve party-goers braved the bone-chilling cold weather to capture the historic lighting of the new Alabama Theatre sign on 18th Street in Birmingham’s Theater District.
Who needs to watch the Times Square ball drop or Mobile’s famous Moon pie when you can watch in person the lighting of the new 18th Street ALABAMA sign!
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.
By now you might have heard about Birmingham innovator Deon Gordon. He is the dynamic, former head of business incubator REV Birmingham. After a nation-wide search TechBirmingham chose Gordon as their next president.
This morning, TechBirmingham‘s Board of Directors announced they have selected Deon Gordon as their next President.
Bham Now got the chance to sit down with one of Birmingham’s most influential innovators this week at REV Birmingham’s downtown office. Read our interview with David Fleming who’s leading Birmingham’s urban revitalization!
Tonight, the Alabama Theatre announced that it is one of 25 finalists across the U.S. vying for grant money in the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign.
One of the more well known Food Trucks in Birmingham, Eugene’s Hot Chicken, has settled in Uptown.
Woodlawn Street Market returned for its third year this past Saturday and Birminghamians showed up in full force. REV Birmingham and the Woodlawn Business association started this fun event as an opportunity for local merchants to meet their customers and showcase their products. See what I found! Continue reading “Woodlawn Street Market: A Look at the Locals Revitalizing Woodlawn”