Some of our favorite businesses that are reopening!


With Governor Ivey’s amended Safer at Home order, many restrictions on businesses have been lifted allowing more types of businesses to reopen. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots that are reopening and what they’re doing to keep customers safe.

Businesses reopening to the public

Battle Republic

Battle Republic will be open for both on-site and virtual classes. They’re making their place even safer by using professional sanitation on all surfaces, heightened disinfecting procedures before and after classes, contact-free check-in and purchases, recommended 6 feet distance maintained in all common areas, limited class capacity to create 12 feet of distance during workout, all kettlebells and bags cleaned before each class, staff temperature checks before each shift, hand sanitizer stations and high touch amenities such as towels, showers, and water fountains will be discontinued.

Good People Brewing

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Friends of Good People! . . We are excited to announce that we will resume regular business hours on Monday BUT not our regular business practices! For the safety of our staff and guests we are implementing a whole new way to enjoy Good People. . . For starters, the taproom will be open for placing your order but seating is limited to outside only (we ask that you do not move any tables as they are positioned where they are for safety). We will also be operating at a much smaller capacity than normal. You'll see all new signage around to help you know where to stand and how to order your beer, so please make sure to follow those. For easy and safer ordering, please download the Arryved App. This will be our preferred method of payment at the brewery. It offers less contact and more control on your end. We will be diligent with sanitizing in all areas of the brewery, especially those with high traffic. You will see bar staff in masks and with gloves and we encourage you to wear a face cover when not enjoying your Good People favorites. And please understand that when we ask you to maintain 6ft, that it is coming from a good place. It will take a lot of patience for all of us to navigate this new, temporary, normal. Thank you all for your support and your vigilance through these interesting times. We're looking forward to seeing our friends at a new and safer Good People!

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Good People Brewing will limit the taproom to placing orders only with seating being restricted to outside only and tables cannot be moved. There will be signs posted to help customers know where to stand and how to order beer. They will also offer safer ordering through a touchless payment option through the Arryved App. Sanitation will be stepped up and all staff will be wearing masks and gloves. It is strongly encouraged that customers also wear face-covering when not taking a drink of beer.

Single Barrel Barber Shop

Single Barrel Barber Shop is reopening with new rules. If you are sick you must reschedule your appointment for at least 14 days later. Customers will wait outside until called in and will be required to use hand sanitizer upon entering the shop. Customers must practice social distancing at all times. The barbers will not be doing any shaves or razor work on customer’s faces. If children cannot sit in the barber chair by themselves, their appointment will need to be rescheduled as parents cannot accompany their child into the shop and must remain outside. Finally, they say that masks are not required but are greatly appreciated!

Queen’s Park

Queen’s Park won’t be seating guests indoors but they will be doing socially distanced seating on their brand new patio. They’ve also consulted with experts in public health & sanitation to implement new systems that will ensure everyone’s safety.

Ghost Train

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Oh happy day!!! We are very excited to announce that we are REOPENING ‪TODAY AT NOON‬!! . While we are overjoyed to have everyone back at Ghost Train, we ask that you kindly follow all social distancing rules (6 ft. apart) and abide by our new way of doing things. We are taking every precaution to keep our guests, and staff as safe as possible. We will be meticulously sanitizing all areas of the brewery, while paying extra attention to the high traffic areas. . To enter the facility, you must be wearing a mask. That mask can be removed when, and only when you are sipping on your beverage. Our bar staff will be wearing masks and gloves at all times, and the taproom will be operating at partial capacity. We are only allowing 4 people per table inside and ask that you do NOT move any of the tables, chairs, or outdoor furniture. The furniture is strategically set to enforce social distancing. In accordance with the governor’s mandate, we can not accept any individual groups over the size of 10, but we want to assure that we have ample space outdoors for all us to safely hang together! Please pay attention to the signage on the packaged beer, and merchandise areas. They are in place to remind you not to touch anything unless you are purchasing it. . For a non-contact payment approach, please download the Arryved App. This will be our preferred method of payment at the brewery. This is a safer option for you and our staff. Sanitizer stations will be available for everyone to use. Ghost Train Sanitizer is available in gallons and 6 oz spray bottles for anyone that would like to purchase some. We appreciate your patience, and support during this difficult time! We can wait to see you all soon! . . . . #GhostTrainBrewing #CraftBeer #DrinkLocal #BuyLocal #DrinkCraft #Beermingham #Birmingham #AlabamaBrewed #AlabamaDistilled

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Ghost Train is taking every step possible to keep guests and staff as safe as possible. You must wear a mask in order to enter the facility, once inside the mask can only be removed when you are sipping on a delicious beer and you must follow all social distancing rules. The bar staff will be wearing masks and gloves at all times and the taproom will be operating at partial capacity with only 4 people per table. No groups over the size of 10 people.

Big Spoon Creamery

Big Spoon is planning to reopen Friday 5/15 for normal service. The popular ice cream shop plans to share additional details later this week on their plans to ensure a safe environment for both customers and their team.

Nexus Fitness

Nexus Fitness will be reopening with limited capacity and a limit of 12 members per class with everyone staying six feet apart throughout classes. Since staff will need time before and after class to sanitize equipment, classes will only be 45 minutes. Members will not be allowed into the gym until all stations have been sanitized and members from the previous class have left the building. Also, the water fountains, showers, sauna and child care room will not be available.

Birmingham District Brewing

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With the great news from our govn'a this week, we're back on May 11th! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ @districtbrews is back baby, starting May 11th at our normal hours! But it won't be business usual… We are pumped to pour a brew for you, but we are implementing some strict policies to continue to keep YOUR health and safety as our number one priority. Our staff will be required to wear masks while we serve you, for both our protection and yours. Our capacity will be reduced so that we can let you spread your wings and breathe freely. We will continue to sanitize our taproom, patio, and bathrooms regularly throughout the day.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ However, this only works if you help us as well… If you're feeling sick call us, and we'll have some to-go brews canned and ready to go for you! Please hold off visiting the tap room if not feeling well or having any symptoms of sickness. We will be spreading out our tables a bit more than normal, for now please don't move them together. We also encourage our fellow beer lovers to utilize outdoor seating areas, and enjoy an outdoor picnic.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ We are eternally grateful for your support during this difficult time and during our reopening process! See ya Monday Bham & stay healthy my friends!

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Birmingham District Brewing is implementing strict policies to continue to keep customers healthy. All staff will be required to wear masks while serving the public. Capacity is reduced to allow plenty of space between patrons and tables should not be moved. Staff will sanitize the taproom, patio, and bathrooms regularly throughout the day. Customers are asked not to visit the taproom if feeling sick.


Parkside is following all the regulations set out by State and Local health departments. That means fewer tables both inside and out. Social distancing between customers will be required.

Saltgrass Steak House

Saltgrass Steak House in Birmingham and Hoover reopens their dining rooms today for the local community to enjoy while following CDC Guidelines and recommendations such as limiting in-dining capacity to 25 percent as well as other safety measures. Employees will be screened daily for both temperature and symptoms. Necessary steps will be taken to ensure that social distancing is in place between customers. All areas of the restaurant will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized daily including door handles, chairs, tables, restrooms, handrails and more. They will also offer disposable menus and no-touch ordering options.

At Magic City Weekend we want to encourage everybody to stay safe and stay healthy while supporting our local businesses!

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