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Black Abbey Gets in the Canned Beer Game; SFA Highlights Nashville's Kurdish Population

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Black Abbey Brewing Company launches its canned beer this week.
Black Abbey Brewing Company launches its canned beer this week.
Jimmy Patterson

100 OAKS - Starting tomorrow, March 23, Black Abbey Brewing Company will officially be in the canning game, kicking things off with an event at their brewery (2952 Sidco Dr.) tomorrow at 3:30 p.m., followed by an event at Craft Brewed Nashville on March 24 at 5 p.m. The brewery will can three of its year-round beers - €”The Rose, The Champion, and the 5 Points IPA. They expect to expand distribution to surrounding counties and the rest of state in the coming months. [EaterWire]

SOUTH NASHVILLE - Nashville's Kurdish population, the largest in North America, is highlighted in the latest documentary from the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA). The trailer for the film, entitled "Little Kurdistan," was released this week, with the full documentary debuting June 23 at the Summer Foodways Symposium in Nashville. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN - After suffering damage from a small fire the last week of February, The Stillery announced earlier today that the repair work is complete, inspections have been passed and they will be reopening for business tomorrow, March 23. [Facebook]

COOL SPRINGS - Arizona-based fast casual health chain Grabbagreen is opening its first Tennessee location this summer in the Meridian Cool Springs development. Grabbagreen will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner options including organic food items, antibiotic and hormone-free beef and poultry, fresh juices and smoothies. [EaterWire]