We got a sneak preview of the Denham Building mixed-use renovation, now you do too (PHOTOS)

The perfect mix of modern, historic, and industrial. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

It’s no secret that Birmingham is a dream location for developers. The city offers a host of historic buildings just brimming with residential and commercial potential. Bham Now got to go behind the scenes of the city’s newest mixed-use renovation, and we’re taking you with us.

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Monday Night Brewing to open brewpub in Parkside District by 2020

Their motto? Weekends are overrated. Monday Night Brewing wants Birmingham to join them and stop living for the weekend. Instead they want us to enjoy every single day as much as we can. Photo via Monday Night Brewing Facebook

Some good news for your Wednesday: Another brewery is heading to Birmingham. CHEERS! The Monday Night brewpub is set to open in 2020—get all the details here!

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10 reasons every post-grad should move to Birmingham

Here’s a picture of me walking across a stage, shaking hands with my university’s President (hey Dr. Bennett), and being handed the most expensive piece of paper I’ll ever hold. I had no idea what I was doing with my life starting the next morning. Can you see the joy and fear mixing in my eyes?

I graduated from college in May 2019. Starting approximately June 1, 2018, I was asked this question over, and over, and over again. You know the one: “So, what’s next?” Now, this was certainly well-intended and asked out of genuine curiosity. However, for a senior in college with no clue what they’re doing for spring break, much less with the rest of their lives, it can be a bit panic-inducing. College students, post-grads: have no fear! I’ve got your answer to the dreaded question right here- keep reading to find out!

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Get a taste and tour of the new Dread River Distilling Co. this Memorial Day opening in Southside this July

Dread River Distilling Co.—so far the largest distillery in Alabama—is set to open early July 2019 in Birmingham’s Lakeview District. But don’t wait to see what the all the hype is about! Taste spirits and tour their new 24,000 square-foot manufacturing facility, tasting room and event space this month at their open house this Memorial Day on May 27.

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Good People Brewing just made a national “best beer can design ever” list. What is your Birmingham favorite?

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The Manual has named Good People Brewing one of its top beer cans. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The popular digital publication for men, The Manual has named Good People Brewing’s can designs, as one of their 11 best beer can designs ever.

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Your ultimate guide to 9 Birmingham breweries for National Beer Day, Sunday, April 7

Cheers! Salud! Cin cin! Photo via Trim Tab Facebook page

Is Tuesday too early to be making weekend plans? Maybe… but hey, this weekend is pretty special. Sunday is National Beer Day—hold for applause—and I don’t know about you, but I’m really trying to celebrate this one. Here’s your ultimate guide to Birmingham breweries and all the events happening this weekend so you can celebrate too:

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5 reasons to attend New Beer’s Eve at McWane Science Center on April 6. Tickets available now!

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Cheers to beers. Photo via McWane Science Center

McWane After Dark is back and better than ever at McWane Science Center. On April 6, celebrate the end of prohibition during New Beer’s Eve. This event is for those 21 years and older, so leave the kiddos at home and enjoy a night of science, beer sampling and more. Purchase your tickets now!

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Craft beer enthusiast The Beered Black Man’s first brew hits Good People March 30

Marion’s fudge brownie stout is a tribute to his love of dark beers and his great-grandmother. Photo via @beeredblackman’s Instagram

A brand-new beer crafted by a brand=new brewer is set to grace Good People Brewing Company’s menu on Saturday, March 30.

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Guide to celebrating Fat Tuesday in Birmingham

Mardi Gras masks are SO extra, and we love it. Photo via Unsplash.

Grab your beads and get ready to celebrate—Mardi Gras are coming to Birmingham! From parades and Mardi parties to King Cakes and crawfish, there’s no shortage of Mardi Gras festivities in the Magic City! Here’s your guide to celebrating Fat Tuesday in Birmingham:

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What to expect from Birmingham’s Alabama Coffee Fest Feb. 23 at Cahaba Brewing

You know where to find us on Saturday, February 23. Photo via Alabama Coffee Fest Facebook

Seven hours of coffee tasting, pastry eating, live music listening and latte art making? Count. Us. In. This Saturday, February 23, from 9AM to 4PM, the Alabama Multicultural Organization (AMOR) will be hosting the second annual Alabama Coffee Fest at Cahaba Brewing Company. Here’s what you can expect:

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Named by Thrillist one of the best IPAs in the nation, TrimTab 006 will be back in late March

Trim Tab 006 New England Imperial IPA. Photo courtesy of Trim Tab

Birmingham-based TrimTab Brewing received national recognition this week, when the popular lifestyle brand Thrillist named TrimTab 006 New England Imperial IPA, one of the 34 hottest IPAs in America.

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6 kid friendly Birmingham breweries to take your kiddos on a Saturday afternoon

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Homemade rootbeer at Slag Heap Brewing Co in Trussville. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

Thanks to a few great family friendly Birmingham breweries, you can have your beer and child-rear too. Here’s our list of the best Birmingham breweries to check out when the kids are in tow.

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Winter ales and seasonal beers at 7 of Birmingham’s breweries including Good People Brewing Co.

Kyle Hulsey at Good People Brewing Company can help you find, which seasonal craft beer is for you. Photo by Holly Moore

Breweries are founded on a common love for wonderful craft beer, but they are also where communities are built.

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