Businesses recently opened and those coming soon to Hoover include Burkes Outlet, Field & Stream and Vecchia.
Burkes Outlet, 5025 U.S. 280, Suite 105, is now open in Inverness Heights Market. The store sells name brand apparel and accessories for all ages at up to 70 percent off department store prices. burkesoutlet.com.
Fidelity Bank has opened a mortgage banking office located at Two Chase Corporate Center Drive, Suite 150. 397-1650. lionbank.com.
Catering by Bellini’s, the catering arm of Bellini’s Ristorante, 6801 Cahaba Valley Road, Suite 106, is now in business. Branden Saccomani is its catering director. 530-0177. cateringbybellinis.com.
MedCenter Hoover, 1575 Montgomery Highway, is now open. The urgent care and family medicine practice is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 1-7 p.m. 822-1150. tuscaloosamedcenter.com.
Field & Stream, a national retailer of outdoor sporting goods, has announced that it plans to open its first location in Alabama on Chapel Lane, adjacent to the current Rooms To Go store. The store is slated to open in 2015. (724) 742-4425. fieldandstreamshop.com.
The Garden Ridge home décor chain is planning to open a store in The Grove shopping center on Preserve Parkway. gardenridge.com.
Royal Furniture, a Memphis-based retailer, will open its first Alabama location at 1615 Montgomery Highway, site of the former Books-a-Million. The Hoover location will open at the same time as another location in Trussville. (901) 527-6407. royalfurniture.com.
Vecchia, a new restaurant owned by Benard Tamburello, 610 Preserve Parkway, Suite 100, will be opening in mid-April. vecchiabirmingham.com.
Rocket Cycle Studio, a boutique cycle and fitness studio, will be opening soon at 5299 Valleydale Road, Suite 121. 936-9558. rocketcyclestudio.com.
Construction is underway for Big Bad Breakfast, which will open in the space formerly occupied by Pita Hut at 5361 U.S. 280, Suite 114. This will be the second location of the Oxford, Miss.-based restaurant owned by award-winning chef John Currence. (662) 236-2666. bigbadbreakfast.com.
McDonald’s has gained approval from the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission to build a new restaurant on Highway 150 across from The Grove shopping center. Proposals call for it to be built on an outparcel in the planned development of the Crossings of Hoover shopping center. mcdonalds.com.