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
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.
- Location: 964 Airport Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35802
- Opening date: March or April 2023
2. NOW OPEN: 4 brand-new spots in Huntsville—shopping, eateries and more
- Cava opened its doors in Town Madison, and they gave back to our community while doing it.
- Where you used to be able to find all kinds of books, now you can find all kinds of boots at Boot Barn, now open on North Memorial Parkway.
- Also on North Memorial Parkway, there’s a new location of 5.11 Tactical now open.
- My Brothers Coffee Company opened its doors in Gurley, and locals are loving their coffee and atmosphere.
3. 5 awesome Huntsville hotspots that look like Netflix’s Stranger Things
- Lowe Mill reminds us a lot of Hawkins School, and Starlight Arcade inside is the perfect spot to feel like you’re inside an episode.
- If you’re looking for Hawkins-inspired photos, head to Campus 805 on Clinton Avenue.
- Maxwell’s Records in downtown Huntsville is a perfect spot for grabbing your favorite ’80s record.
- Of course, a mall has to be on the list. Parkway Place Mall is a great one, and it even has a little arcade tucked inside.
- In general, Downtown Huntsville has the same small-town feel of Hawkins, and Harrison Brothers Hardware reminds us a bit of the drug store where Will’s mom works.
4. The Gallery—a new multifamily development—is coming to Lowe Mill
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.
- Location: 2500 9th Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805
- Opening Date: TBA
5. Happy Women’s History Month—5 actresses you didn’t know were from Huntsville
- 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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