Pepper Place Pop Up Shop


Tuesday, May 17, 2016
CONTACT: Sloss Real Estate Company, Inc.
Catherine Sloss Jones
(205) 802.2100


Alabama Outdoors Celebrated its Opening This Weekend

BIRMINGHAM, AL ‐ Beginning Saturday, May 14th, Alabama Outdoors will provide downtown
Birmingham with its first outdoor gear retail store in more than ten years. They will operate a
summer pop up on Saturdays from 7am – 2pm in the Showrooms building at Pepper Place across
from Cantley & Company. The store will feature both popular and specialty brands such as
Birkenstock, Patagonia, Yeti, Locally Grown, Bote, Arbor Skateboards, their own Alabama
Outdoors brand and more.

Pepper Place is located along the Jones Valley Corridor, the downtown spine of the Red Rock
Ridge & Valley Trail System. Cathy Sloss Jones, President of Sloss Real Estate Company and
developer of the Pepper Place District, is an avid believer in the importance of complete streets,
walkable neighborhoods and sustainable development. “Pepper Place is at the heart of this
expanding green space that is connecting our urban neighborhoods. It is wonderful watching the
business community, residents and farmers market patrons coming to Pepper Place on foot and
bike”, she says, “and, we are so pleased that Alabama Outdoors will be here to reach out to our
growing city center / Lakeview population; a group that embraces this connection to the

Alabama Outdoors invests in their community through local organizations promoting outdoor
usage, conservation, access and education, and is excited to further its local outreach by joining
the Pepper Place community. “Being a part of Pepper Place is a wonderful opportunity,” says
Kristy Ward, Director of Operations at Alabama Outdoors, “and we’re excited to be able to
connect with our downtown community in a unique, local atmosphere such as the farmers

Alabama Outdoors opened for business in Birmingham, Alabama in 1975 with the mission to
provide the highest quality outdoor gear to residents in the surrounding area. Other Birmingham
locations include Homewood, Inverness and Trussville. The company also has stores statewide
in Florence, Huntsville, Montgomery and Mobile. Full product selection is available at its
Homewood location.Pepper Place Market on 2nd Street in Birmingham every Saturday, from April – December. 7AM – Noon.

Alabama Outdoors

Pepper Place

Sloss Real Estate Company



Arbor Collective: Skateboards

Arbor Skateboards are new to our Homewood location! Since starting in 1998, the Arbor Collective skateboard division has grown exponentially. Arbor Collective specializes in handmade, quality woodcraft boards and combines “forward thinking design and old school craftsmanship, with a serious commitment to the environment.” Each board is hand made to insure the highest quality board–whether you intend to ride around until the wheels or flat, or mount it on your wall.



Check them out in our Homewood location this weekend!

Party on the Porch – May 2016

May-Pop5It’s that time of year again…Party on the Porch is back! Head to our Homewood store Friday, May 6th.

Our first Party on the Porch event of the summer will benefit Ruffner Mountain.

We will have live music by Jason Bailey and The Old Fashioned Rhythm Method, on-site food from Cantina on Wheels, and delicious draft beer from Cahaba Brewing Company in a $10 collectible cup. Bendy’s Cookies & Cream will also be joining us with delicious homemade cookies and ice cream sandwiches. We will also have corn hole, giveaways and more. Invite your friends and family to Party on the Porch!

The New Chaco Z/Cloud and Giveaway

Introducing Chaco’s new travel-ready sandal, the Z/Cloud. Chaco Women's Z/CloudChaco Men's Z/Cloud


The Z/Cloud features the classic custom adjustable strap system and ChacoGrip™ rubber outsole, but with a top layer of super soft polyurethane for cushion underfoot, and their podiatrist-certified LUVSEAT™ polyurethane footbed.

Which Chaco style are you? Take our quiz to find out and be entered for a chance to win a FREE pair of sandals from Alabama Outdoors!