O’Henry’s Coffee, The Fennec + 3 other new openings that you don’t want to miss

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Cash Back keeping the excitement alive at The Fennec.
Cash Back keeping the excitement alive at The Fennec. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

What’s up, Birmingham? This week we are coming at you live with FIVE new openings that you need to check out this week. Whether you are a country music fanatic, a coffee lover or just want to treat yourself to a new ‘do, these are for you. Keep reading to see all the new openings in the Magic City.

1. O’Henry’s- Dunnavant Valley

Coffee lovers, rejoice! A new location of O'Henry's for everyone to enjoy.
Coffee lovers, rejoice! A new location of O’Henry’s for everyone to enjoy. Photo via O’Henry’s Coffee

We are all about a new coffee shop in the neighborhood, and even better when it’s local. This new opening of O’Henry’s Coffee opened this past week, and we are excited for all the mid-day pick-me-ups to come. They roast their own coffee, so you can experience the true flavor of Birmingham roasted coffee. Conecuh Cheddar Biscuit and a Vanilla Iced Coffee Royale, please!

2. Adored Sweets

This Northern Birmingham sweet shop is making us wish for ice cream for breakfast.
This Northern Birmingham sweet shop is making us wish for ice cream for breakfast. Photo via Adored Sweets’ Facebook

Located in Remlap, Alabama, this new sweet shop is officially open for business. Specializing in cheesecake, occasion cakes and wedding cakes, Adored Sweets owner Takeeka Goshay officially cut the ribbon on August 12 and had plenty of free samples for us to try. (Pro-tip, the strawberry cake is amazing.) Go check them out next time you need a sweet treat.

3. The Fennec

Get ready for good times and great memories at The Fennec. This new opening is the coolest.
Get ready for good times and great memories at The Fennec. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

As Birmingham’s newest event venue, The Fennec has everything you could possibly need for a great night out with friends. With live music, a delicious lunch and dinner menu and just an all-around great atmosphere, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Plus, it doubles as an event space, so your next event can be picture perfect. Don’t want to rent the whole venue? No worries! There are several areas spread throughout the venue for a more intimate gathering. Come enjoy a top-notch dinner + drinks in one of the coolest spots in the city.

4. Encore Rouge

We are always down for some good street food! This new opening is coming soon.
We are always down for some good street food! Photo via Encore Rouge’s Instagram

This Birmingham food truck officially has a brick and mortar location headed to Southside. Since 2017, Encore Rouge has been serving up pastas, burgers, wings, and fries straight from the food truck. With their new location beside Taco Mama, this business will still be able to focus on that gourmet street food with a bit of that Cajun kick to it.

While there is no set date to open, Encore Rouge has advertised free shots to its first 100 grand opening guests, so stay tuned for more announcements there.

5. JL Beauty Bar

Check out this new opening. Grand opening of JL Beauty Bar— complete with the golden scissors.
Grand opening of JL Beauty Bar— complete with the golden scissors. Photo via Jaletra Williams

Get ready, Bessemer! There’s a new beauty bar in town. Meet JL Beauty Bar— the creation of owner Jaletra Williams. This new spot includes everything you need to treat yourself, including cuts, shampoos, hair extensions, treatments, braids, crochets, silk press— including a great line of hair care products to help take care of your luscious locks.

Make an appointment today to see what all the buzz is about. 

  • Location: 1900 22nd Avenue Ste 112, Bessemer, Alabama 35020
  • Contact: Website | Facebook

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