5 Birmingham stories that will brighten your day, including recycling + composting at Tropicaleo

Tropicaleo is taking recycling and composting
Tropicaleo is once again finding ways to make Birmingham more sustainable. Photo via Tropicaleo’s Facebook page

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.

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Local Latin and Hispanic events featuring Boricua Fest on July 21st

Time to show up and show out this summer with dancing, festivals and more! Let’s support the Latin and Hispanic community in Birmingham. Photo via Miami Fusion Cafe Facebook page

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”

Why I love: Tropicaleo

Tropicaleo's Cubano sandwich
via Kristina O’Quinn

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.

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A Guide to the Magic City’s Startup & Revitalization Organizations – (Part 5 of 5)

Talking with Deon Gordon, the Director of Business Growth for REV, I found out some great info about the revitalization geared organization.

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The Mission:

“We exist to ‘creates vibrant commercial districts by filling vacant spaces and growing sustainable businesses.’

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Pizitz Reveal Kitchen Names First Tenant

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, winner of REV Birmingham’s Big Pitch Competition, will be the first tenant of the Reveal Kitchen!

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