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LYRIC REOPENING!

One of Birmingham’s most historic hot-spots is reopening...


Next week, January 14, one of Birmingham’s most historic theaters will reopen its doors after 45 years of vacancy. Are we excited? You bet we are!

And next Thursday, Friday and Saturday, local musicians as well as the Russian Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet will be the first acts to grace the restored Lyric stage.
 
The Lyric grand reopneing will be a catalyst to redevelopment in Birmingham’s historic Theatre District, paving the way for vacant spaces to be filled with new restaurants, bars, and retail stores (talk about revitalization!).

Congratulations to the many Birmingham partners, volunteers, and supporters who have sacrificed time, money and hard work to make this dream a reality!
 
Click here for more info on the Lyric and to purchase your tickets for opening night!

But there's more...


To commemorate this historic occasion, REV will activate the street-scape surrounding the Lyric Theater with pop-ups! (That's right, shopaholics.) January 14th-16th, THE POP UP PROJECTS will make yet another debut at the following locations. Check out the list of local businesses you can visit and their hours of operation below:
 
1806 3rd Ave N (next to the Alabama Theater) – 11AM-10PM
BirmingHub | Left Hand Soap Co. | Laced Up Boutique
 
1814 3rd Ave N (next to Superior Furniture) – 5PM-8PM
Copper Pot Kitchen | Murphy’s Pepper Jelly | Naughty but Nice Kettle Corn | The Birmingham Candy Co. | We Have Donuts
 
Remember â€œall the world’s a stage”, and come next week, Birmingham’s Theater District will become a first-class playhouse AND shopping destination in one. Get ready to celebrate!  
 

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ZYP Access for All!

Are you on a fixed income or government assistance?  Do you lack access to a credit or debit card?  If any of these apply to you, you may qualify for a reduced-cost membership to Zyp BikeShare. 

Zyp
offers discounted annual memberships to individuals who qualify and is committed to ensuring that bikeshare is accessible to everyone who calls the Magic City home. 
 
Zyp Access for All Features:

  • Reduced annual membership
  • No credit card required
  • In-person enrollment option
  • Cash payment
  • Open only to Birmingham residents or employees of a company in Birmingham

 
Contact us by phone at 844-ZYP-BIKE (997-2453) or by email 
and we’ll get you set up in a Zyp!

2016's First Art Crawl!

Join us this Thursday (January 7) for the first Birmingham Art Crawl of 2016!
 
From 5-9 PM (rain-or-shine), local artists, artisans, and performers will exhibit and sell their work in some of downtown's finest establishments!
 
Be sure to pick up the latest copy of Weld for Birmingham for a map and visit Birmingham Art Crawl’s Facebook page to find out more about the artists that will be featured this month.

We'll see you there!

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