Meet the family who brought the Woodrow Hall back to life!

Have you ever driven past Woodrow Hall on 1st avenue and wondered what it was? Woodrow Hall is an all-inclusive historic banquet hall/wedding venue located in the heart of Woodlawn. Built in 1914, Woodrow has changed ownership multiple times and has been everything from a doctor’s office to a hair salon. Now, the event space has been restored to its historic beauty, where it has hosted weddings, baby showers, quinceañeras, and even masquerade balls!

Check out what’s POPPING in Woodlawn with Tanesha Sims-Summers!

Have you tried Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn, located right outside of downtown? With over eight different flavors to choose from, NBNKC is the perfect snack to satisfy your sweet OR salty tooth. NBNKC is more than just popcorn; Tanesha Sims-Summers, owner and founder, believes, “We make Birmingham sweeter one kernel at a time.

Magic City Mural Festival brings five new murals to ‘The Way’

The Magic City Mural Festival returned to Woodlawn with five female muralists from across the country from November 5, 2022 to November 12, 2022. Led by Blank Space BHAM and REV Birmingham’s Woodlawn community facilitator, Jason Avery, the festival brought new murals to the alleyway between 55th Street North and 55th Place North – affectionately called “The Way”. Read more to see and learn all about the new beautiful murals!

From street market to storefront: Woodlawn Marketplace is back and better than ever!

We’ve got some good news for you! Some of your favorite Woodlawn Street Market vendors are here to stay. We are launching a long-term version of The Woodlawn Marketplace retail incubator in a larger footprint. Woodlawn Marketplace, now in the former Woodlawn Cycle Café space at 5530 1st Avenue South, will feature 11 seasoned Woodlawn […]

Woodlawn is thriving with new businesses!

We’re so excited to welcome yet another new business to the Woodlawn Community! Thrive Wellness Lounge is a plant-based health and wellness store in the heart of Woodlawn owned by Tish Fletcher (a veteran Woodlawn Street Market vendor – whoop whoop)! You can swing by and check out Woodlawn’s newest addition on Tuesday – Saturday […]

Woodlawn Municipal Parking Lot gets a new look!

If you’re looking for public parking in Woodlawn, here’s your sign!   You may have zoomed past the Woodlawn Municipal Lot located on the corner of 1st Ave. S and 55th Place N without blinking an eye. But, hey, we don’t blame you – it was easy to miss. That’s exactly why the Woodlawn Urban Main team gathered volunteers from […]

Woodlawn Street Market is back: Meet the April 2022 Vendors

Get ready to shop ’till you drop! The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and Woodlawn Street Market is BACK! Can you tell we’re excited?! The first market of the 2022 season will be this Saturday April 9, 2022 from 10-4pm and we hope you meet us at the market.

d’Trespa Consignment Boutique is bringing a vintage flare to Woodlawn

LaRoyce Marsh, owner of d’Trespa Consignment Boutique, recently relocated her store from Homewood to Woodlawn. This consignment boutique offers a variety of vintage pieces from funky hats to luxurious fur coats. We sat down with her to learn a little more about her business venture and here’s what she had to say!

The Evolution of Club Duquette

Duquette Johnston, who owns Woodlawn’s beloved store “Club Duquette” in partnership with his wife, Morgan Johnston, sat down with us to talk about how they brought this spunky store to life and how they have managed to stay so successful over the past few years!