All around the country, small and local businesses are feeling pressure as their customers begin to self-isolate. In order to help out their tenants, several Birmingham property owners are offering waived or deferred rent (as well as other creative solutions) until this outbreak clears up.Continue reading “Several Birmingham property owners offering creative help to their tenants”
In 2018, The Battery brought restaurants, breweries, event space and more to Birmingham’s Southside. Now, developer Ward Neely is out to do the same thing—right across the street. Say hello to Battery II, the newest project in Birmingham’s Automotive Historic District.Continue reading “Like The Battery? You’ll love Battery II—a new development in Birmingham’s Southside”
As an amateur history buff, learning more about Birmingham’s storied past is one of the best parts of my job. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned that a prominent Birmingham developer discovered hundred-year-old antique letters inside an old hotel. I quickly arranged to visit the building and see for myself. Here’s what I learned.Continue reading “Birmingham’s Ward Neely discovers antique letters inside hundred-year-old hotel. Photos included!”
I just can’t get enough of Birmingham in the fall. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and the vibes are good. When the weekend rolls around, make sure to take advantage of all the city has to offer. Keep reading for an “ideal” Saturday in Birmingham.Continue reading “24 Fall-filled hours in Birmingham”
The next chapter has arrived for The Battery, also known as the old BEBCO building, in Southside. Property developer Ward Neely will open an event space by the end of May 2019 that can accommodate up to 200 people. While it’s still undergoing renovations, Bham Now got a sneak peek. See what we found!Continue reading “New event space at The Battery to open in May. Check out this historic venue’s downtown views.”
“We want to be the ‘Cheers’ of smoothie shops, where everyone knows everyone and always leaves happier (and healthier) than when they first arrived,” said Faith Hurtado, co-founder of Magic City Nutrition. Slated to open in April 2019, the shop is the latest to join The Battery, a retail development in Birmingham’s historic BEBCO building on 2nd Avenue South.Continue reading “Meet 2 women entrepreneurs “shaking up” Birmingham with Magic City Nutrition, opening spring 2019 at The Battery”
Have you heard? Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is coming to The Battery, aka Birmingham’s historic BEBCO building at 2201 2nd Avenue South. If you’re among the uninitiated, here’s why we can’t wait to sink our teeth into that golden, juicy chicken when the restaurant opens in late February.Continue reading “10 reasons to cheer for Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken opening at The Battery this February”
You’ve seen people sporting the trademark logo all over Birmingham. Now you can visit Original B’ham Apparel Co.’s flagship store, open just in time for Christmas shopping. Find it at The Battery in the historic BEBCO building on the corner of 2nd Ave. S. and 22nd St. (Bonus: you can grab a pint from Birmingham District Brewing Co. while you’re there.)Continue reading “Original B’ham Apparel Co. is homegrown, family run and open at The Battery”
Birmingham Pedal Tours will open its new headquarters soon at The Battery, aka the development in the restored historic BEBCO building on 2nd Avenue South. Here’s everything you need to know about one of the most fun, out-of-the-box ways to experience the Magic City.Continue reading “Birmingham Pedal Tours, the city’s pedal-powered party tour company, moves to The Battery early 2019”
Birmingham’s newest development is adding tenants left and right. The Battery, named for its original tenant, BEBCO (Birmingham Electric Battery Company) has now welcomed four tenants to its space.
The old Birmingham Electric Battery Co. building on 2nd Ave is being redeveloped into a cool new hangout. See the food, brews, and tunes you’re going to love here.