Meet Lane Parke’s new tenants, including Jeni’s, Starbucks, X4 Fitness + more

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Owner, Chris Wade, in front of new X4 Fitness in Mountain Brook. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It’s not like we needed an excuse to visit Lane Parke in Mountain Brook already, but their upcoming new tenants are the icing on the cake. Let’s take a look at the new stores and restaurants coming to the neighborhood soon, including some familiar spots you’re probably already obsessed with.

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3 DIY dishes bringing international flavors + a dessert with an unexpected ingredient

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Transport your taste buds right in your own kitchen. Photo via Unsplash

After a year of takeout and curbside pickups, we’ve got a major craving for our next adventure. Luckily, we don’t have to travel beyond our kitchen to get a taste of some of our favorite international flavors. Whether you’re only comfortable with microwave meals or a self-proclaimed chef, save these four recipes for the next time you need some meal inspiration.

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Locally-crafted grazing boards are this season’s fantastic new trend

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Step aside cheese boards. Grazing boards are all the rage. Photo via Brie Mine Bham’s Facebook

Let’s set the scene—an afternoon spent on a patio with your favorite bites all arranged in an aesthetically pleasing design that can’t be touched until you get that perfect Instagram photo. Sounds like a dream? These local companies can make your grazing board dreams come true.

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Craving a staycation? We’ve got you covered with 9 unique Airbnbs in Birmingham, starting at $49/night

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Concerts downstairs and a cool hangout upstairs. Photo via Airbnb

Things are heating up and we’re ready to head on our next adventure. Luckily, we don’t need a passport or plane ticket thanks to these 9 Airbnbs in Birmingham that’ll make you feel like you’re seeing the city through a whole new lens.

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Upcoming brunch spot, Bham’s first rage room + 7 more openings to keep on your radar

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This opening has every Bham foodie’s name written all over it. Photo via Biscuit Belly Louisville’s Facebook

Attention all Bham foodies! This week’s openings article is full of new spots to add to your must-try list. From Lakeview’s newest gastropub, an English pub from a familiar favorite and more, here’s what’s new in The Magic City. Oh! And there’s a rage room you’re going to want to keep on your radar.

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Chez Lulu reopens patio, new Southside restaurant and more coming to Bham

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Things are heating up in Birmingham and we’re covering what’s new. Photo via ChopNFresh’s Facebook

Ooo la la! Birmingham’s go-to spot for French soul food is reopen for patio dining, one of Southside’s historic landmarks is being transformed into a restaurant and so much more. Here’s what’s new in Birmingham.

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Join the Rotaract Club for a “mask-erade” ball on May 15—drinks, live music + more

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Time to have a ball, Birmingham. Photo via Rotaract Club of Birmingham

The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is hosting their annual Foundation Ball and we’re ready for any excuse to dress up. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 15 if you’re ready to have a ball. Not only is it the perfect time to hit the dance floor, but you’re helping raise money for Rotaract’s three signature service projects. Keep reading for the deets and how you can get involved.

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Cousins Maine Lobster, Parkside honky-tonk bar + MORE coming to Bham

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The fan-favorite lobster food truck is coming to Bham for good. Photo via Cousins Maine Lobster

Grab those cowboy boots and grab those forks. From a new honky-tonk bar near Railroad Park to delicious new eats, including Cousins Maine Lobster, here is what’s new in Birmingham.

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A taste of the Big Easy is coming to The Pizitz Food Hall + help paint Bham’s newest mural

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Welcome NOLA to BHM. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Things are heating up at The Pizitz Food Hall. Just when you thought your taste buds were satisfied with the array of cuisines located in Downtown Birmingham, the food hall is getting ready to welcome a taste of the Big Easy. Let’s take a look at what’s new at The Pizitz Food Hall.

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New brewery in Avondale, Eat at Panoptic, Italian restaurant + more coming to Bham

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Fancy’s on Fifth in Avondale. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

What does a new brewery, elevated Italian restaurant and upcoming retail development all have in common? They’re some of the newest projects coming to the Magic City and you’re going to want them on your radar. Let’s see what else is opening in Birmingham.

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Book your European vacation without the passport thanks to Nabeel’s Cafe & Market

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No need for a passport because you can take that European vacation right here. Photo via Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

Don’t buy that plane ticket just yet. Your trip to Europe isn’t as far as you think. Experience the bites, drinks and good vibes of a European vacation right here in Birmingham with Nabeel’s Cafe & Market. Let’s take a look at how easy the Homewood classic is bringing your European moment to the Magic City.

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The Market at Pepper Place, Mountain Brook coffee shop + MORE opening in Bham

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Time to stock up on your local fruits, veggies, baked goods and more. Photo via The Market at Pepper Place’s Facebook

Things are heating up in The Magic City. The Market at Pepper Place is open for the season, new restaurants are being added to our foodie bucket list and local favorites are reopening their doors. Here’s what’s new in Birmingham.

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