National Empanada Day is Thursday, April 8. Indulge in these delicious, flakey hand pies when you visit one of these local Birmingham restaurants. Celebrate in Birmingham by getting empanadas from one (or several) of these nine local restaurants.Continue reading “Get empanadas from these 9 local spots for National Empanada Day April 8”
Two new murals just popped up off of Crestwood Boulevard. You can find these additions at Tropicaleo and Crestwood Tavern. Keep reading to find out more about Birmingham’s newest murals.Continue reading “MURAL ALERT: Birmingham’s new murals at Tropicaleo and Crestwood Tavern [PHOTOS]”
I am so ready for the summer. Warm weather and getaways would be a nice break from running up my electricity bill. That’s still a few months away. However, you can get a taste of the tropics without traveling. Grab a meal at one of these six Caribbean restaurants in Birmingham. Plus, check out the impressive bonus spot here in the Magic City.Continue reading “Taste the tropics with takeout from these 6 Caribbean restaurants in Birmingham”
You know we love a good story about people making our Magic City better. Keep reading for five ways local businesses and artists are inviting all of us to help make a difference. These stories will brighten your day.Continue reading “5 Birmingham stories that will brighten your day, including recycling + composting at Tropicaleo”
National Margarita Day is Saturday, Feb. 22. How will you be celebrating, Birmingham? If you need some ideas, here are 15 places in The Magic City to grab a delicious margarita…or two!Continue reading “15 places to celebrate National Margarita Day in Birmingham”
On February 7, Seasick Records announced their upcoming move to East Avondale. However, Seasick isn’t the first to fall in love with East Avondale. See why this vibrant area is the place to be.Read more
A strong community is an equal community! Part of Birmingham’s beauty is its diversity and its Southern blend of cultures. Check out some of the awesome organizations and events happening this summer in the Latin and Hispanic community. Continue reading “Local Latin and Hispanic events featuring Boricua Fest on July 21st”
Looking for paradise in the heart of Birmingham? Discover three Caribbean food restaurants that are sure to give you a taste of Puerto Rican and Cuban culture. Continue reading “3 Caribbean food restaurants in Birmingham that will transport you to the islands”
The boom continues for Avondale as Tropicaleo opens for business. Nestled at the end of the 4400 block of Fourth Ave. S. sits Tropicaleo – a Puerto Rican-inspired restaurant that offers a fast and casual dining experience. Continue reading “Tropicaleo brings Puerto Rican-inspired cuisine to Avondale”
I’ve noticed that we at Bham Now give the Pizitz Center a ton of coverage. I’m sure some of that is because we offer native advertising (which this is not, by the way). But I think there’s more to it than just money. I’m writing a love letter to what I see as the under-appreciated star of the Pizitz food hall: Tropicaleo.
The Bham Now team took over the Pizitz Food Hall this Wednesday. Trying a different restaurant to get a feel for the authenticity that revolves around the Pizitz Food Hall, each producer has provided a unique review.
Here are our reviews:
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.’
Since the launch of Bham Now in August of this year, we’ve continued to grow and greatly appreciate the loyalty and input from our audience – you!
Just in case you missed them, here’s a quick recap of our top 10 most read stories to date.
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.