Top 5 stories you can’t miss—including new spots, famous actresses and more

Julia Campbell in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion top story
We’re starry-eyed over Huntsville. (Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion / Facebook)

Want a quick run-down on all the latest in Huntsville? You’re in the right place.

On this sunny Monday morning, we’re recapping the top stories from last week—let’s get to it.

1. Dashu, a new Japanese restaurant, is coming to Airport Road

We can’t wait to try this place. (Sarah Gronberg / Hville Blast)

What’s happening: A new Japanese restaurant is making its debut soon at the old location of Bacchus Wine and Tapas on Airport Road. They’re going to have a bar and authentic Japanese cuisine—including sushi and hibachi.

The details:

2. NOW OPEN: 4 brand-new spots in Huntsville—shopping, eateries and more

Smiles all around. (Michael Seale / Hville Blast)

The openings:

3. 5 awesome Huntsville hotspots that look like Netflix’s Stranger Things

Arcade at Lowe Mill
Serious Stranger Things vibes. (Starlight Pinball Arcade / Facebook)

The spots:

4. The Gallery—a new multifamily development—is coming to Lowe Mill

the gallery
We can’t wait to see what this place is like. (Crunkleton Commercials Real Estate / Facebook)

What’s happening: A new multifamily development is going up across the street from Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment, and it’s going to have 107 units, restaurant, dog park, fitness center and large parking area when complete.

The details:

5. Happy Women’s History Month—5 actresses you didn’t know were from Huntsville

Debby Ryan and Brenda Song
Did you know she’s from Huntsville? (Debby Ryan / Facebook)

The actresses:

  • Felicia Day from Supernatural, Eureka and more was born in Huntsville in 1979.
  • Kim Dickens from The Blind Side, Gone Girl, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and more was born in Huntsville in 1965.
  • Debby Ryan from Jessie, Girl Meets World and more, was born in Huntsville in 1993.
  • Julia Campbell from Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion was born in Huntsville in 1963.
  • Tallulah Bankhead, famous for many films, was born in Huntsville in 1902.

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Sarah Gronberg
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