Exciting new openings + reopenings happening in Birmingham

Shoppe’s new pop-up store at The Summit. Photo via Shoppe’s Facebook

This past week in Birmingham has been a busy one. Between brand new restaurants and seeing some of our fave spots getting back into the groove of things, here are a few reopenings and new openings that you’ll want to have on your radar.

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Dunn Real Estate purchases retail building in downtown Forest Park

The property at 3900 Clairmont Ave. S., now in the hands of Dunn Real Estate. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

A prominent storefront in the cute downtown of Forest Park is in new hands. Dunn Real Estate recently purchased the building that serves as the home for Zoe’s Vintage. Learn more.

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Shoppe owners open new home store and café, General, in Forest Park

General in Forest Park. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now 

Mark Thompson and Jay Draper, the owners of Birmingham’s beloved garden store, Shoppe, have opened General in the former Silvertron location. As a Forest Park resident, I had to walk over and check it out! Get the details below.

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New Cafe and Home Store Opening in old Silvertron location in Forest Park

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SHOPPE and the old Silvertron building. Photo courtesy of Mark Thompson

Jay Draper and Mark Thompson, co-owners of SHOPPE, will be adding a cafe and new store later this year into the old Silvertron space next to the current store and greenhouse. SHOPPE is the popular floral, garden and gift destination in the heart of the Forest Park neighborhood business district.

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3 ways with succulents, 1 for every Birmingham budget. Shop the look at Charlie Thigpen’s, Oak Street and Shoppe

Birmingham, Alabama, Charlie Thigpen’s Garden Gallery, succulents trend
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June is hot and so are succulents —the trend that is. I live near several locally owned garden shops in Birmingham, so I stepped out yesterday to check out their selection. Whatever your budget, here’s how you can bring the succulent trend home.

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Art on the Rocks presented by Dale’s Seasoning announces rocking lineup at Birmingham Museum of Art. Get your tickets now.

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The Birmingham Museum of Art kicks off its 14th season of Art on the Rocks this summer. This year’s lineup features three distinctive Southern bands with three powerhouse female leads. Grab your tickets now for three nights of music, artist collaborations, interactive performances, food and cocktails.

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