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”
How did they do in 2016? This week, Bham Now got a sneak peak of their 2016 Annual Report.
Here are a few of CRS’s 2016 results by the numbers.
They’re not just tech. based companies, but those that specialize in helping entrepreneurs reach their potential.
To make it easier on you to understand each org., I have compiled part 1 through 5 of the “Guide to Magic City Startup and Revitalization Organizations…”
Talking with Deon Gordon, the Director of Business Growth for REV, I found out some great info about the revitalization geared organization.
“We exist to ‘creates vibrant commercial districts by filling vacant spaces and growing sustainable businesses.’
Among the variety of revitalized buildings is one that stands out – Pizitz, a REV Birmingham project.
The mixed use project will offer commercial and residential spaces as well as feature Birmingham’s Reveal Kitchen to take in foodie entrepreneurs, and make their business grow even further.
Tropicaleo – Birmingham’s Caribbean and Latin American cuisine restaurant – won the REV Birmingham’s Big Pitch Competition this past Saturday and they could not be happier!