See the impact your City Center BID team created in 2021

It’s annual report season! In the nonprofit world, the first quarter is full of compiling and designing all the work you did in the previous year into report form to show the impact your organization has on its cause. Keep reading to see a summary of our 2021 efforts!


3 ways the CAP team is preparing to “spring” into a new season!

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, and the CAP team is ready to spring into action! CAP keeps downtown safe all year round, but as the spring season approaches, they are adding a few more things to their list of duties!


It’s flex lane time! What to expect as 20th Street construction nears the finish line

20th Street construction has been underway for some time now and we are so excited to be entering the final phase! We are beginning the lane striping and flex lane painting this week (which is VERY exciting) so let’s break down how we got here and what to expect in the coming weeks.


How Verizon is doing their part to help small businesses

Verizon, our vitality sponsor for the Value of Downtown Report, is here to talk about their tools for helping local businesses scale and thrive.


Downtown dining options for you and your furry friends

With the warm weather quickly approaching everybody is itching to get out and enjoy some sunshine – and that includes our four-legged friends as well! We put together a list of some dog-friendly dining & drinking options in Downtown Birmingham for you and your pup to enjoy!


Love where you live: A residential guide for Downtown Birmingham

Looking to find a place to call home in the heart of Birmingham? The residential population is rapidly growing in Downtown Birmingham and no matter what your style (and budget) there’s sure to be a place for you! We gathered a list of just a few of the places that downtown has to offer but there are so many more! Get out and explore – you might be surprised what you find!


A magical day in the Magic City

You know downtown Birmingham (and supporting local businesses) holds a special place in the REV team’s hearts. So, we took it upon ourselves to map out the perfect day downtown and tell (or better yet, show) you exactly which spots to hit to make the most of your day!


A Downtown Birmingham guide to family-friendly restaurants

Between the lack of sun and outdoor activities, keeping kids entertained during the wintertime is hard work! So, we took it upon ourselves to put together a little guide of all the family-friendly places Downtown Birmingham has to offer! Family + Food = FUN!


How does the 20th Street Refresh play into our Value of Downtown Report?

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been talking a lot about our Value of Downtown Report. We’ve also been talking a lot about the construction we’re doing on 20th Street. But how exactly do both of these projects go hand in hand?


The Importance of Downtown

“As the literal and figurative heart of their cities, downtowns represent and welcome residents, employees, and visitors from all walks of life,” says David Downey, President and CEO of the International Downtown Association (IDA), as he discusses the importance of downtown and the role it plays in keeping the vibrancy alive in our city centers!


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