Check out these changes to The Summit during the pandemic

Dear Prudence, Summit
Dear Prudence. Photo via Riley Campbell for Bham Now

One thing we all grew accustomed to throughout the pandemic was businesses closing. But Birmingham was lucky and managed to open a lot of businesses despite the curveballs thrown at it during 2020-2021. One place in particular is The Summit. Here are some of the changes The Summit endured over the past year and what’s newly opened or coming soon.

Closings and Reopenings in 2020-2021

Apple Store

The Apple Store has reopened at The Summit Birmingham. Photo via Riley Campbell for Bham Now

One store at The Summit that endured a temporary pandemic closure was the Apple Store.

As someone who had their laptop computer stop working the moment Zoom became key to our existence, this closure was no fun at all.

Happily, Apple has reopened and is ready to help you with all of your tech needs. As of now, expect social distancing and other safety guidelines when you visit.

Address: 217 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9AM-7PM | Sunday, Noon-6PM

Openings in 2020


Another Alabama first to open at The Summit during the pandemic is Tecovas. The store, which opened on November 20, is known for its hand-crafted boots and customer service. It even offers boot shines. Learn more.

Address: 214 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
Monday-Saturday, 10AM-8PM | Sunday, Noon-6PM

Openings in 2021

Chopt Creative Salad Co.

On February 24, The Summit became the ultimate spot for salad fans when Chopt Creative Salad Co. opened for business.

The eatery is a fast-growing New York City based farm-to-fast-casual restaurant chain with over 60 locations. Lucky us because it chose The Summit as Alabama’s very first locale.

Offering every salad choice imaginable, dive into the menu here.

Address: 331 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
Daily, 10:30AM-8PM

North Italia

Italian eats await you at North Italia at The Summit Birmingham. Photo via North Italia

Find fresh cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere at North Italia. The Summit is the restaurants first location in the state of Alabama and offers made-from-scratch Italian favorites for lunch and dinner.

Some plates to try:

  • Chicken Pesto
  • Prosciutto Bruschetta
  • Spaghetti and Meatballs

Also on the menu—lots of beer, bubbly and more. View the full menu.

Address: 225 Summit Blvd, Ste 1100, Birmingham, AL 35243
Sunday-Wednesday, 11AM-10PM | Thursday-Friday, 11AM-11PM | Saturday, 10AM-11PM

Dear Prudence

With its grand opening on March 15, Dear Prudence is the newest retailer to open at The Summit. The women’s boutique features trendy must-haves like clothing, jewelry and shoes.

Address: 250 Summit Blvd Suite 104, Birmingham, AL 35243
Monday-Saturday, 10AM-7PM | Sunday, Noon-6PM

Coming Soon


Fabletics, The Summit
Stay tuned for Fabletics coming to The Summit in Birmingham. Photo via The Summit

Love activewear? Love Kate Hudson? Then get pumped because the actresses activewear line, Fabletics, is coming to The Summit this spring. The store plans to offer a unique in-store experience with events, free workouts and access to new collections.

Look for the upcoming storefront near The Summit’s Shake Shack.

Address: 214 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11AM-7PM | Sunday, Noon-6PM

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