Little Bombers Lounge
Little Bombers Lounge was a biker bar located in the Studio Arts Building at 1934 11th Avenue South in the 1970s. The bar area extended to the second floor of the building and used a "beer elevator" to deliver pitchers of draft beer upstairs.
The bar was used as a frequent hangout by the Devil's Disciples motorcycle gang. Dozens of Harley-Davidsons would be lined up outside the bar on weekends.
On July 28, 1979 James Eddie Powell was stabbed during a fight in the bar and later died. Jackie Dale Atchley was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
The bar closed after the murder, and members of the Five Points South Merchants Association petitioned the Birmingham City Council to prevent it from reopening. The vacant space was later occupied by "Joe" bar.
- Stevens, Deborah L. (August 16, 1979) "Five Points South merchants group working to revitalize business district" The Birmingham News - via Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections