Meet Downtown Birmingham’s newest wine bar, Aviné

Say hello to Bham’s newest wine bar. Photo via Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

Sip, sip hooray! There’s nothing to wine about here because Birmingham is about to welcome its newest wine bar, Aviné. Let’s take a look at the anticipated addition to 2nd Avenue North and when to expect their grand opening.

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Coming Soon: New Downtown Birmingham bar, sandwich shop and Jiu-Jitsu studio set to open later this year

Site of Neon Moon Bar that’s coming soon to 2nd Avenue in Downtown Birmingham. Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

What does a new downtown bar, sandwich shop and Jiu-Jitsu studio have in common? They’re all new businesses coming to Birmingham soon. We’ve got the deets on these three new concepts and can’t wait to see them open to the public.

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BOCCA is the new Italian restaurant of your dreams. Don’t miss its opening on 2nd Ave. this February!

BOCCA
If you’ve headed down 2nd Ave. recently, you may have seen a sleek new upgrade to the space. Photo via Bham Now.

It’s time to break out your high school Italian. Beloved French restaurant Bistro 218 is opening a sister Italian ristorante, BOCCA. You don’t have to wait long, homemade pasta and fresh bread will be at your fingertips on 2nd Ave. downtown next month!

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Ciao Birmingham! Authentic Italian restaurant, Lé Fresca, opening soon on 2nd Ave. N.

The future site of Lé Fresca on 2nd Ave. N. Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now.

What do you get when an Italian born and bred restauranteur opens a new pizzeria downtown? You get Lé Fresca and an ecstatic content producer who’s ready for authentic Italian food in Downtown Birmingham!

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Art Alive!

Mark your calendar for AIDS Alabama’s  Art Alive! event on Saturday, July 27th from 6pm-9pm at Canary Gallery! Watch local artists create unique, original artwork during the event. Enjoy scrumptious food from El Barrio and complimentary beer, wine, and sangria. Works created during the event will be available through a silent auction, and other completed pieces of work from the artists will be available for purchase as well.

Featured Artists:

Anna Lyle

Chris Davis

Claire Godbee

Jon Osborne

Michael Molay

Paul Cordes Wilm 

Roger Torbert

Tim Blanton

Work by Eric Johnson Art and jewelry by Hunter Bell will be available in our gallery.

A new entertainment space called Massie’s on 2nd is coming to 2nd Avenue North, right next to Rogue Tavern

Another place to hear live music in Birmingham is always a win. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Rogue Tavern owner Travis McGriff hopes to open his 6,000 square-foot entertainment venue in October. Live music? Weddings? Parties? In Birmingham? We’re in. Bring it, Massie’s on 2nd!

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