Woodlawn Market is an urban street market in the heart of Historic Woodlawn. They are halfway through their 6th season, and on Saturday, August 10, they are hosting their first-ever night market from 5-9pm! Find all the details here.Continue reading “Party in the streets! Woodlawn Market to host first-ever night market August 10”
Here at Bham Now, we’re watching Woodlawn, and we’re happy to share a dozen events in Woodlawn that are happening this Summer.
Whether you’re a longtime Woodlawn resident, or have been meaning to check out the area, there’s something for everyone.Continue reading “Your guide to 12 events in Woodlawn this Summer, including Juneteenth June 22”
If you haven’t been to Woodlawn for a while, you’ve been missing out. This area is hopping, with an infusion of creativity and energy everywhere you turn.
Put “‘Southern’ Is Not a Style,” by New York Times writer Michael Venutolo-Mantovani on your reading list, Birmingham. The article highlights the style and community-minded spirit of Duquette and Morgan Johnston, owners of Club Duquette in Woodlawn.Continue reading “Local couple behind Club Duquette, a boutique in Woodlawn, featured in The New York Times”
Bayles Restaurant and Catering is creating an appetite for redevelopment in the Woodlawn area and satisfying a hunger for revitalization in the community!
The Birmingham Land Bank Authority (BLBA) was established to help facilitate the revitalization of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods, and because of their continued work they helped acquire 20 properties with the Woodlawn Foundation. The Woodlawn Foundation was founded on providing high quality, mixed-income and single-family housing options to Woodlawn residents.
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”
Birmingham offers its people just about everything they could ever need: impeccable restaurants, great music, active nightlife and amazing shopping. Whether you are on the hunt for a gift, a new outfit or just in the mood to browse, there is a boutique for you in just about every neighborhood in this city.
We sat down with Marcus Fetch, local muralist whose works were defaced on Tuesday evening. He told us how he’s feeing and what’s next. Continue reading “Mural artist of vandalized works speaks out”
Do you love to hunt for treasure? Want to find a designer coat for a couple of bucks or vintage vinyl? What if you knew that every penny goes to help needy Birmingham residents? Gwen Harkness, co-president of 55th Place Thrift, tells us all about this Woodlawn gem in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday. Continue reading “Small business Monday – Focus on 55th Place Thrift Store”
Um, a local chef-inspired dinner with live music that benefits Woodlawn? Count me in.
Where can you get a full breakfast of eggs, bacon, grits and toast for four dollars?! Made to order just for you? Or do you need a full spread for an event? Chef Tony Bayles tells us all about Bayles Catering Services in Woodlawn. This just might be Woodlawn’s best-kept breakfast secret, and our small business post of the week! Continue reading “Small business Monday – focus on Bayles Catering Services”
If you’ve been in Woodlawn in the past, let’s say fifty years or so, you’ve seen our small business of the week, City Meats and Vegetables. Thousands of people every day pass the store at the corner of 1st AVE N and 55th Place. Current owner, Randy Newell, shared the ins and outs of this small business with Bham Now. Continue reading “Small Business Monday – Spotlight on City Meats”
Woodlawn, Birmingham has a brand new two-story tall mural. A balloon, piloted by an intrepid child seems to be coming in for a landing on the open, grassy area across from REV Birmingham’s Social Venture.