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Comfie coffee shop that attracts a variety of local cast of characters. Within walking distance of The Treehouse. Yummy soy sausage biscuit, baked goods, quiches, etc. For lunch they serve soups, sandwiches, and other quick bites.
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Crestwood Coffee Co
5512 Crestwood Boulevard
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Comfie coffee shop that attracts a variety of local cast of characters. Within walking distance of The Treehouse. Yummy soy sausage biscuit, baked goods, quiches, etc. For lunch they serve soups, sandwiches, and other quick bites.
Hotbox serves up tasty Asian-fusion dishes out of an Airstream in the backyard of a great local bar, Parkside.
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hotbox
4036 5th Avenue South
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Hotbox serves up tasty Asian-fusion dishes out of an Airstream in the backyard of a great local bar, Parkside.
Very convenient, a short walk from The Treehouse. They have good burgers, pizzas, and beer on tap. Great patio
The Filling Station Bham
5524 Crestwood Blvd
Very convenient, a short walk from The Treehouse. They have good burgers, pizzas, and beer on tap. Great patio
Unexpected, affordable sushi right down the street. This place is a local favorite for solid sushi, Japanese, and other yummy apps.
Sushi Village
7001 Crestwood Blvd
Unexpected, affordable sushi right down the street. This place is a local favorite for solid sushi, Japanese, and other yummy apps.
A delicious variety of tasty, farm-sourced, dishes for lunch, dinner, and brunch. Vegan and vegetarian friendly. They serve some mean drinks too.
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Avondale Common House & Distillery
4100 3rd Ave S
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A delicious variety of tasty, farm-sourced, dishes for lunch, dinner, and brunch. Vegan and vegetarian friendly. They serve some mean drinks too.
Great spot to get some work done during the day, then stick around for drinks when 5 o'clock rolls around. Stay even later and attend a show in Saturn-great sound and not a bad spot in the house!
Domestique Coffee - Satellite (Saturn)
200 41st St S
Great spot to get some work done during the day, then stick around for drinks when 5 o'clock rolls around. Stay even later and attend a show in Saturn-great sound and not a bad spot in the house!
Cheese all day long, on every type of sandwich, in every form. Yummy, gooey, cheese. Lines are out the door to eat inside, or on the patio in this converted gas station in the Avondale area.
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MELT
4105 4th Avenue South
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Cheese all day long, on every type of sandwich, in every form. Yummy, gooey, cheese. Lines are out the door to eat inside, or on the patio in this converted gas station in the Avondale area.
Good burgers, fish n chips, and the list goes on. Oysters on the half shell are also shucked before your eyes in the window at street level, and served up perfectly--raw or dressed up and baked.
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Fancy's on Fifth
430 41st St S
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Good burgers, fish n chips, and the list goes on. Oysters on the half shell are also shucked before your eyes in the window at street level, and served up perfectly--raw or dressed up and baked.
Tropicaleo serves up authentic Puerto Rican fare in their hip, casual restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating during our cooler, southern nights. On the weekends, they often offer up Latin dancing and events to work off what you couldn't resist eating?
Tropicaleo
4426 4th Ave S
Tropicaleo serves up authentic Puerto Rican fare in their hip, casual restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating during our cooler, southern nights. On the weekends, they often offer up Latin dancing and events to work off what you couldn't resist eating?
Oh My Goodness! This is one of the best ice cream shops around. They create one of a kind flavors and cones in house with local ingredients, and offer up samples willingly so you can get exactly what you're craving. If you're vegan, believe me, you won't be disappointed. Sometimes we opt for those flavors because they're out of this world!
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Big Spoon Creamery
4000 3rd Ave S
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Oh My Goodness! This is one of the best ice cream shops around. They create one of a kind flavors and cones in house with local ingredients, and offer up samples willingly so you can get exactly what you're craving. If you're vegan, believe me, you won't be disappointed. Sometimes we opt for those flavors because they're out of this world!
Exceptional Pan-Asian food. Good sushi, creative dishes, it's exceptional.
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Bamboo on 2nd
2212 2nd Avenue North
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Exceptional Pan-Asian food. Good sushi, creative dishes, it's exceptional.
If you're in the mood for a good, solid burger or pizza, this is the place to go. They also have some local beers on tap, and offer up music on the weekend. It's a hop, skip, and a jump from The Treehouse.
Basil Pizza & Bar
1101 Dunston Ave
If you're in the mood for a good, solid burger or pizza, this is the place to go. They also have some local beers on tap, and offer up music on the weekend. It's a hop, skip, and a jump from The Treehouse.
A modern twist on Mexican food, and they serve up some darn good margaritas. There are long waits over the weekend, so be prepared! It's worth it though.
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El Barrio Restaurante Y Bar
2211 2nd Avenue North
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A modern twist on Mexican food, and they serve up some darn good margaritas. There are long waits over the weekend, so be prepared! It's worth it though.
Cozy bar that serves up some up a small menu of excellent dishes, if you enjoy trout, try it!
The Refinery
728 29th St S
Cozy bar that serves up some up a small menu of excellent dishes, if you enjoy trout, try it!
James Beard award-winning chef, Frank Stitt, plates up some exceptional, inventive dishes. You've got to go at least once in your lifetime, it's really that good.
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Highlands Bar & Grill
2011 11th Avenue South
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James Beard award-winning chef, Frank Stitt, plates up some exceptional, inventive dishes. You've got to go at least once in your lifetime, it's really that good.
Another Frank Stitt owned restaurant, with an expansive menu of exceptional foods. The space, housed in a historical building on Southside, has high, ornate ceilings, colorful walls, and one of the best patios in town.
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Bottega Cafe
2240 Highland Avenue
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Another Frank Stitt owned restaurant, with an expansive menu of exceptional foods. The space, housed in a historical building on Southside, has high, ornate ceilings, colorful walls, and one of the best patios in town.

Drinks & Nightlife

Fun local bar with a great back patio where one of our favorite Asian inspired food spots is located, Hotbox. It's an Airstream + food = tasty fare
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Parkside
4036 5th Avenue South
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Fun local bar with a great back patio where one of our favorite Asian inspired food spots is located, Hotbox. It's an Airstream + food = tasty fare
One of the first breweries in town located in a building that was once a pharmacy, saloon, then brothel. This space is perfect for the weekend, with roll-up doors at the street and an amazing backyard, ABC is the perfect place to hang with friends. Grab some local food and come drink and eat. During the year there are plenty of great bands who perform on the stage out back; from St. Paul & The Broken Bones, to The Wailers, there's something for everyone.
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Avondale Brewing Company
201 41st Street South
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One of the first breweries in town located in a building that was once a pharmacy, saloon, then brothel. This space is perfect for the weekend, with roll-up doors at the street and an amazing backyard, ABC is the perfect place to hang with friends. Grab some local food and come drink and eat. During the year there are plenty of great bands who perform on the stage out back; from St. Paul & The Broken Bones, to The Wailers, there's something for everyone.
Another one of our early adopters, CBC, outgrew their space on 4th Ave South and relocated in an old Gin in the midst of revival. The large brewery space packs out on weekends, and many locals grab food at the food truck parked out front most days of the week, or they walk a few steps next door to grab tasty Puerto Rican Food from Tropicaleo.
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Cahaba Brewing Company
4500 5th Avenue South
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Another one of our early adopters, CBC, outgrew their space on 4th Ave South and relocated in an old Gin in the midst of revival. The large brewery space packs out on weekends, and many locals grab food at the food truck parked out front most days of the week, or they walk a few steps next door to grab tasty Puerto Rican Food from Tropicaleo.

Arts & Culture

Historical theater located in the heart of downtown. Movies, music, events, etc. play regularly. The acoustics are spot on!
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Alabama Theatre
1817 3rd Ave N
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Historical theater located in the heart of downtown. Movies, music, events, etc. play regularly. The acoustics are spot on!

Parks & Nature

Another gem in the heart of downtown. Take a jog or walk around the park, during the summer participate in evening exercise programs at 6, listen to the symphony, or take your lunch and sit on a bench or under the pavilion and people watch. You're directly across the street from Birmingham Baron's baseball stadium.
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Railroad Park Foundation
1600 1st Avenue South
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Another gem in the heart of downtown. Take a jog or walk around the park, during the summer participate in evening exercise programs at 6, listen to the symphony, or take your lunch and sit on a bench or under the pavilion and people watch. You're directly across the street from Birmingham Baron's baseball stadium.
Urban nature preserve located in the heart of the city. There are extensive trails, wetlands, and a quarry to explore, along with educational programs, events, and Monday night yoga classes.
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Ruffner Mountain
1214 81st Street South
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Urban nature preserve located in the heart of the city. There are extensive trails, wetlands, and a quarry to explore, along with educational programs, events, and Monday night yoga classes.

Essentials

New school take on the old school soda fountain. They offer ice cream, sorbets, phosphate sodas, and more! In addition, there's an in house pharmacist who lives in the neighborhood, and a great selection of pharmacy items, conventional and natural remedies to boot.
Crestwood Pharmacy and Soda Fountain
5502 Crestwood Blvd
New school take on the old school soda fountain. They offer ice cream, sorbets, phosphate sodas, and more! In addition, there's an in house pharmacist who lives in the neighborhood, and a great selection of pharmacy items, conventional and natural remedies to boot.
Besides all of the essentials, like milk, bread, and chips, the owner stocks the store with an extensive variety of local, craft beers, imports, domestics, and wine for days. When you walk in the door, there's even a discount wine section with close-outs, and last bottles for real cheap!
Vineyard Food Market
5522 Crestwood Blvd
Besides all of the essentials, like milk, bread, and chips, the owner stocks the store with an extensive variety of local, craft beers, imports, domestics, and wine for days. When you walk in the door, there's even a discount wine section with close-outs, and last bottles for real cheap!
Located about a 3 minute car ride east from The Treehouse, the newly renovated Aldi has a vast selection of produce, snacks, dairy, and alcohol with a European flair.
ALDI
7580 Crestwood Blvd
Located about a 3 minute car ride east from The Treehouse, the newly renovated Aldi has a vast selection of produce, snacks, dairy, and alcohol with a European flair.
Located about 5 minutes southeast of The Treehouse, in our opinion, this is one of the best Publix in town. They're known for some the nicest staff and an extensive selection of your staples, organic, and unique groceries.
Publix Super Market at Montclair Place
1325 Montclair Road
Located about 5 minutes southeast of The Treehouse, in our opinion, this is one of the best Publix in town. They're known for some the nicest staff and an extensive selection of your staples, organic, and unique groceries.
Located behind Publix, this grocery store has a wide variety of organic produce, expansive meat selection, and canned goods.
Winn-Dixie
4476 Montevallo Rd
Located behind Publix, this grocery store has a wide variety of organic produce, expansive meat selection, and canned goods.

Sightseeing

If you're enamored with shiny, colorful things on wheels, you've got to make time for a visit, and it's only $15 for the basic tour. Besides the wheels, it's stunning architecture is worth your time, as well the grounds that surround the facility. There are also track days, and weekend events like vintage motorcycles, Grand Prix, etc.
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
6030 Barber Motorsports Parkway
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If you're enamored with shiny, colorful things on wheels, you've got to make time for a visit, and it's only $15 for the basic tour. Besides the wheels, it's stunning architecture is worth your time, as well the grounds that surround the facility. There are also track days, and weekend events like vintage motorcycles, Grand Prix, etc.