Aspire Physical Recovery Center of West Alabama, LLC is now open in Northport (2400 Hospital Drive) behind DCH Medical Center. Aspire offers short-term rehabilitation services for patients in its 50,000-square-foot facility, which includes 55 private suites, along with luxury amenities, including a putting green and a spa. (205) 330-8412, aspirephysicalrecovery.com
Great Clips is now open in the Northport Corners Shopping Center (1718 McFarland Blvd.). A grand opening celebration was held on July 30. Owners David and Lynne Bruington opened their first area Great Clips in the Shoppes at Legacy Park earlier this year. (205) 330-7755; greatclips.com
Holler & Dash Biscuit House is now open in Tuscaloosa (1130 University Blvd.), offering Southern-style, made-from-scratch signature biscuits with a variety of toppings, including fried chicken, andouille sausage, fried pork tenderloin and more. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday-Saturday 7 a.m. -9 p.m. holleranddash.com
Jack’s opened its newest area location, 13510 Highway 43 North in Northport, in July. The grand opening celebration included an appearance by Big Al and special giveaways. (205) 650-4597, eatatjacks.com
Lets Lose, physician-supervised weight loss program, is now open in Northport (80 McFarland Blvd. Ste. 10). Lets Lose specializes in vitamin injection therapy, nutrition and fitness counseling, dietary supplements and more. (205) 632-3117, letslose.com
Lou & Company is now open in downtown Tuscaloosa (555 20th Avenue). The home goods and gift store is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. shoplouandco.com
Mariner Finance has opened its first branch in the state of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (1105 Southview Lane, Suite 113). The company, founded in Baltimore in 2002, celebrated its grand opening of its Highway 69 location recently. (205) 650-1624, marinerfinance.com
Mountain High Outfitters celebrated its grand opening in late-June. The outdoor retailer, located in the Shoppes at Legacy Park (1320 McFarland Blvd. East), is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (205) 632-7071, mountainhighoutfitters.com
ShutterLuxe celebrated the grand opening of its new Design Center (2113 Lurleen Wallace Blvd., Northport) on July 20. ShutterLuxe offers a variety of professional window coverings, including blinds, shutters, draperies and shades. shutterluxetuscaloosa.com
News and Accomplishments
Hotel Indigo Downtown Tuscaloosa (111 Greensboro Avenue) will officially open on Sept. 13. The 91-room property will be Tuscaloosa’s first riverfront hotel. (205) 469-1660; hotelindigo.com/tuscaloosaal
SupeStore and Starbucks were expected to in their new location in the retail complex on Bryant Drive right next to Tutwiler residence hall in August. The location is in the former space occupied by The Corner Store.
World of Beer is coming to Tuscaloosa. The craft tavern, which features more than 500 beers (50 on tap), will locate on The Strip.