New brewery in Avondale, Eat at Panoptic, Italian restaurant + more coming to Bham

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Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

What does a new brewery, elevated Italian restaurant and upcoming retail development all have in common? They’re some of the newest projects coming to the Magic City and you’re going to want them on your radar. Let’s see what else is opening in Birmingham.

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NEW OPENING: Ferus Artisan Ales is coming to the old Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale

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Cheers to Birmingham’s newest brewery! Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

It’s time to add another spot to your Birmingham brewery bucket list: Ferus Artisan Ales is adding a new location to Avondale. We caught up with Ferus to find out what to expect in their new location in the old Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale.

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6 Birmingham Inspired Halloween Costumes, including James Spann

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Birmingham inspired pumpkin carved by @imlainewhite. Photo via @InstagramBham

It’s officially SPOOKY season Birmingham! Halloween is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you wait until the last minute to find a costume.

The Magic City is a great place to get some inspiration. Here are 6 Birmingham inspired costumes that will have people asking for a photo-op all night long!

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9 spots in Birmingham to get Fish & Chips – from a local Brit

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Fish & Chips spots in Birmingham, AL.  Yes, that’s my hand proudly displaying the deliciousness. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

Fish & chips form part of British and Irish culture, with the governments even making it one of the few foods not subject to rationing during both World Wars. But you don’t have to travel overseas to sample this treat – there’s some pretty good fish & chips to be had right here in Birmingham, AL.

As a Brit in Birmingham – these are some of the places where I enjoy having a little taste of home.

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Join Le Tour de Ham and ride through Birmingham this Tuesday

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Photo via Le Tour De Ham

This Tuesday and every Tuesday, take a social bicycle ride that tours through the fun parts of Birmingham. See what cycling in the ‘Ham is all about. All biking abilities are welcomed, no spandex required. The ride will follow a 12-mile loop through the Magic City.
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Do You Believe Birmingham’s Food Scene beat out New York’s and Chicago’s?

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According to Zagat, Birmingham has surpassed the ranks of some top cities across our nation. In their most recent assessment, “26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016,” they asked their editors around the country to “make a case” for a city with the biggest year in food. So, how’d we do?

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