VANA, the South End spot with a rustic menu highlighting wood-fired fare, will open a second location in downtown Cornelius. The 2,000-square-foot space will be at Heritage Plaza at 20823 N. Main St.
5Church has rebranded as Church and Union with a refreshed menu and a new logo.
Greco Fresh Grille opened a new location at Sharon Corners in SouthPark.
Food & Beverage Social Club plans to launch this month. The membership-based club founded by Michael Pruitt will offer events such as chef-led cooking classes, themed dinners and daytrips. Learn more at FBSocialClub.com
Mini-golf for grown-ups: Puttery Charlotte, the newest concept from Topgolf competitor Drive Shack,is open in South End. Expect craft cocktails and shareable snacks (charcuterie, sliders, pizzas and more) in a lively 15,000-square-foot venue. Choose from two nine-holecourses: The Library or The Conservatory, a desert-themed course with redwoods, cacti and cherry blossoms. Leave the kids at home — The Puttery is 21 and up only. 210 Rampart St., puttery.com
Interior designer Kim Mauney opened Maison, a home décor shop and design studio at the Morrison Shopping Center. With a style described as California-meets-Southern, the store offers North Carolina-made furniture, antiques, pillows, candles, books, table linens and serveware.
CoreCLIMBERopened at Sedgefield Shopping Center: The new fitness studio from CORE704 offers cardio workouts similar to a spin class (high-energy, music-driven) on modernized step machines. Follow @core704 on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.