Taking a child for haircut can be a stressful experience for both the parent and the child. Vestavia Hills resident Todd Hengst is opening a new business to make things easier and to fill a void in the Birmingham area. Read more



Photo by Sam Chandler.

In late November, Publix started construction on a 48,000-square-foot store at 6219 Tattersall Blvd. in Hoover. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Most people will order their coffee to-go, but The Wandering Coffee Co. is one step ahead of its customers: the entire cafe is already to-go. Read more


Nominate your favorite local business for our annual Best of Hoover. Read more

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Courtesy of Altera Development

This will be the second Hoover location of the family-owned market and cafe. Read more



Photo by Erica Techo.

Pieces fall into place for 4 women launching jewelry shop, Opulenza Designs. Read more


Stadium Trace Village site 8-29-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Two developments are part of the Trace Crossings community, and the third is the shopping center in Riverchase slated to gain a Whole Foods Market. Read more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Hoover residents even stuck together through the adventure of opening their business, Tagged and Happy, in Nov. 2013. Read more


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Erica Techo

Made South, which hosts events that include Southern artists, chefs and businesses, was held in Hoover June 2-3. Read more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The rumors have been flying ever since a “sold” sign went up outside the house in Bluff Park just behind On a Shoestring. Read more

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Rick Davis Hoover chamber 5-18-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Birmingham-Hoover metro area accounts for 31 percent of the state's gross domestic product and had 20 percent of new job announcements in 2016, a Birmingham Business Alliance official said. Read more


technology roundtable 5-16-17

Photo courtesy of Allan Rice

About a dozen Hoover-based technology companies met with city officials to share ideas. Read more

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Congratulations to all! Read more


Wasabi Juan's

Sydney Cromwell

The sushi and Mexican food fusion restaurant has been open for three years in Avondale. Read more


Dave and Buster's sports bar

Photo courtesy of Dave and Buster's

The plan is to open a 33,000-square-foot restaurant and arcade with 150 to 200 games by the second or third quarter of 2018, a company representative told the Hoover City Council. Read more

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The Boot at the Grove

Courtesy of Mike McCowan

Fans of the Boot at the Preserve will have a new destination in early spring when the newest Boot location opens at the Grove. Read more


Alford Avenue Antiques

Sarah Finnegan

“We have something for everyone including many unique items and some things found in antique stores — though the younger generation isn’t that interested in antiques,” she said. “So we carry vintage and pre-owned pieces that are name brand, including Read more


All American Outdoors

Sarah Cook

Outdoors enthusiast prepares to open all-inclusive recreational merchandise destination Read more


Read about what's now open, coming soon and other business happenings in Hoover. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Read more


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