5 new openings in Huntsville, including Black Dog Grounds & Sounds

Openings In Huntsville
Visit Cliff and Leslie at Black Dog Grounds & Sounds. Photo via Black Dog Grounds & Sounds

Ready for your bi-weekly dose of openings in the Huntsville area? Whether you’re craving a local lunch, vinyl sounds, an Alabama-brewed beer or a get together with friends, these openings are sure to catch your eye. Keep reading for what’s coming soon to Huntsville.

1. The Social Standard Market

Openings In Huntsville
A sneak peek of what’s to come. Photo via The Social Standard Market Facebook

Coming to Huntsville October 19 is The Social Standard Market. This downtown spot will serve up delicious eats for dine-in and to-go. It will also become your one-stop-shop for groceries, gourmet specialty items and fresh meats and seafood. Did we mention there will also be a full bar? What doesn’t The Social Standard Market have?

2. Black Dog Grounds & Sounds

Openings In Huntsville
You never know what vinyl records you might find! Photo via Black Dog Grounds & Sounds

Cliff and Leslie Patterson opened Black Dog Vinyl & Hifi in April 2021. The store sold vintage and new vinyl records, as well as vintage audio equipment. In September, they added a coffee shop and found themselves needing a name change. Here, you can enjoy a cup of coffee while you look through the collection of vinyl records.

Black Dog Grounds & Sounds is now open and brewing up local coffee.

“It’s been exciting being a part of Madison. The entire Huntsville/Madison area is growing like crazy, but we both believe it’s the small, local shops that are the heart and soul of a community.”

—Leslie Patterson, Black Dog Grounds & Sounds

3. The Brewers Cooperative

Openings In Huntsville
What’s your favorite Alabama brew? Rendering via The Brewers Cooperative

If you’ve ever wanted one place to sip on all your favorite Alabama brews, we’ve got good news. Coming soon to Huntsville’s Stovehouse is The Brewers Cooperative. Get ready to raise a glass—brewed by Straight to Ale, Salty Nut, Druid City Brewing, Avondale Brewing and Good People. This will become a perfect spot for beer loves alike, no matter their favorite brewing company.

The Brewers Cooperative will be announcing a grand opening date soon, so stay tuned.

4. & 5. The Royal + The Belle

Openings In Huntsville
Book your event now. Photo via Stovehouse

The Royal and The Belle are both new venues coming soon to Huntsville. These openings will be perfect locations for your next corporate event or even a wedding. The Royal will be the larger of the two venues. They’ll be connected by a door, so you can use both venues or just one!

On nights when there is a concert or public event at The Belle, it will transform into The Electric Belle. The outdoor sign, which will typically read “The Belle,” will light up to read “The Electric Belle, Live Now.” This will be your cue to check it out.

What fun would this be without a fun fact? The names of the venues pay homage to Stovehouse’s history. Stovehouse was once a factory for, you guessed it, stoves. Both The Royal and The Electric Belle were the names of heaters made in the factory.

The Royal and The Belle are now booking events for December 2021.

What Huntsville openings did we miss? Tag us on social @thebamabuzz or reach me at emily@thebamabuzz.com.

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