The husband-and-wife team of James Little and Jill Marlar opened Filter Coffee Parlor in the old Starbucks location in January. Read more

Five Points South

O’Henry’s in Highland Park is celebrating five years of business. Read more

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Located at the edge of the UAB campus, Lucy’s Coffee & Tea has been serving students and providing a “cozy, community-friendly place” in downtown Birmingham for 25 years, owner Lucy Bonds said. It is the only locally-owned coffee shop in Five Points. Read more

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The coffee house on 2nd Avenue North reopened on April 26, following several months of repairs. Read more



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The Abbey, in bustling Avondale, is a coffee shop and has all the usual features of such establishments. Read more


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Coffee shops will have free coffee while supplies last, starting at 7 a.m. Read more