Apartment renters in Fountain Heights
enjoy a historic district with an innovative atmosphere. The downtown theater district hosts the Sidewalk Film Festival each August, presenting new, independent films in several beautifully-restored theaters from the early 20th century, including the Alabama Theater with its marvelous Wurlitzer organ. The historic Carver Theater incorporates an Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame museum and hosts monthly jazz jam sessions. Redemptive Cycles hosts weekly bike rides in the neighborhood along with fun events such as a bicycle jousting competition.
Hungry residents get to choose among several outstanding restaurants. Award-winning ribs can be found at Magnolia BBQ and Fish. Those in the mood for classic soul food can be found chomping down at Mrs. B's on Fourth. Yeh Man Caribbean serves Jamaican jerk chicken, while Green Acres
Cafe dishes up catfish and fried green tomatoes.