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What’s new and coming soon to Winston-Salem

As the Twin City continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.

WStoday: Dutch Light bar coming soon to Bailey Park

Dutch Light bar coming soon to Bailey Park

Photo by Dutch Light Bar via Instagram

The below list of new businesses has been updated as of April 2024.

🗓️ Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in the Twin City. Whether you’re looking for your next coffee shop destination or a new public park to stretch your legs, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to Winston-Salem.


Purple Crow, Reynolds Boulevard | Opening date TBD | The company plans to invest $50 million and generate 199 new jobs by 2028 as part of the expansion.

The Crest, 102 S. Cherry St., | April 2024 | The historic venue will be a one-stop shop for those looking to tie the knot — the carriage house is set to be completed in the upcoming months.


Salem Parkway Multi-Use Path West, Downtown Winston-Salem | Opening date TBD | The new pathway connection between Peters Creek Parkway and Truist Stadium to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist will have pedestrian-friendly roads to encourage walkability.

La Barberia Social Club, 5583 Robin Lark Circle | Spring 2024 | More than just a haircut or a trim, customers will have access to pool table, video games, and more to keep themselves entertained before their appointment.

WStoday: La Barberia Social Club space rendering coming to Winston-Salem

This new barbershop is taking it to a whole new level, offering a space for people to socialize in between appointments.

Photo by La Barberia Social Club via Instagram


Sushi Rose, 247 E. 5th St. | Opening date TBD | The Japanese-Latin dining experience comes with cocktails and wine — menu items include signature torched jalapeños, crispy rice tuna, nigiri, and sashimi tiradito.

Dutch Light Bar, 450 N. Patterson Ave. | Summer 2024 | The craft cocktail bar features a greenhouse-style design environment on the second level at Bailey Park.

Simply Sonya’s, 985 Peters Creek Pkwy. | Spring/Summer 2024 | The restaurant’s menu includes wings, oxtails, banana pudding, and peach cobbler.

Wingstop, 656 Hanes Mall Blvd. | TBD | The menu includes 11 flavors of wings, including hand-cut fries, corn, veggie sticks, brownies and sodas.

Eggs Up Grill, 1965 N. Peace Haven Rd. | Summer 2024 | The restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch, and brunch seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Irie Plates restaurant, 1539 Hanes Mall Blvd. | Spring 2024 | The Jamaican restaurant will serve food like jerk chicken, oxtail, curry goat, and more.

WStoday: Simply Sonya's restaurant coming on Peters Creek Parkway

Simply Sonya’s serves Southern comfort foods + hosts various events weekly.

Photo by Simply Sonya’s via Facebook


Coliseum Park Plaza, 711 Coliseum Plaza Ct. | Fall 2024 | The hub will have sensory gyms, treatment rooms, and a demonstration kitchen to serve local children and families.

Bruson Elementary School, 1201 Patterson Ave. | TBD | The new budget for this location amounts to $52.4 million after County Commissioners revised the project in late December 2023.


Name TBD (Mini ROAR), 3456 Robinhood Rd. | Winter 2024/Spring 2025 | The new location will offer a family-friendly environment and entertainment options for children.

Miller’s Variety Store, 622 N. Trade St. | Spring 2024 | The sports bar will be outfitted with pool tables, foosball, shuffleboard, and a virtual dart board.


Little Pep, 533 N. Trade St. | TBD | The snack and wine bar + shop will offer pantry items, scented candles, and merch.


Choice Neighborhoods, 1135 E. 15th St. | Fall 2027 | Although Phase 1 (Brown
School site) was completed earlier this year, the new community will eventually consist of three-story senior living, townhomes, apartments, and outdoor spaces for families.
The Sutton, Robinhood Road @ Meadowlark Drive | TBD | The new luxury apartment complex will feature studios, one, two, and three bedrooms with a shopping center nearby.

✅ Now open

If there’s one thing we love more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of Winston-Salem’s newest spots. Check out this list of recently opened establishments in the Twin City.


Vecino Center for Language and Culture LLC, Mobile locations | October 2023 | The center provides a social hub and environment to learn new languages and explore different cultures through intensive classes and workshops.

The CMPND, 231 W. 4th St., Ste. 201 | December 2023 | The creative space provides tools and resources for musicians to further pursue their craft and manage their business.

WStoday: The Compound creative space in downtown Winston-Salem

The living room features a cozy and creative space for creators while overlooking the downtown scenery.

Photo by Spencer Aubrey


The Artreaux, 950 N. Trade St. | June 2023 | The new luxury apartment complex sits at the edge of Industry Hill neighborhood with close proximity to distilleries, breweries, and entertainment venues.

Intergenerational Center for Arts and Wellness, W. 30th St. | Jan. 2024 | The 62,000 sqft building brings together 21 local health care providers, arts organizations, and nonprofits in one space, offering classes and workshops for all ages.

Two Cities Church, 1001 N. Patterson Ave. | December 2023 | The new facility occupies about nine acres in Industry Hill and serves as a central worship space for the community.


Dive Bar, 1131 Burke St., | April 2024 | The arcade bar experience is geared toward 21+ adults and features pool tables, games, and more.

Easy Tiger, 2108 S. Broad St. | April 2024 | The sport formally known as Southside Beer Garden comes with a new ownership and a renovated interior. Expect lots of patio space and green plants.

Lasso Gaucho, 115 S. Main St. | February 2024 | The Brazilian steakhouse offers an upscale atmosphere with a cozy lounge area — whether you want a full dining experience or a casual happy hour.

Spotted Cow Steakhouse, 529 N. Trade St. | February 2024 | The boutique steakhouse offers a wide variety of plates on the menu including tender filet mignon and ribeyes steak in a family-friendly atmosphere.

WStoday: Spotted Cow Steakhouse on Trade Street

Price range for meals is listed $30 and under, according to Open table.

Photo by WStoday

Peach Cobbler Factory, 664 Hanes Mall Blvd. | February 2024 | The menu includes cobbler, cinnamon roll, banana, pudding, churro stix, and more sweet treats.

Lot 63, 614 S. Main St. | February 2024 | Located in the heart of Old Salem, the new coffee house and taproom also serves as a time capsule of the town’s unique Moravian origin.

Dream Kreams, 102 3rd St. W., Unit 102 | March 2024 | The new store location will serve different ice cream flavors, including vegan almond amaretto, non-dairy pistachio cloud, and non-dairy strawberry crunch cake.

Boutique Wines, 848 W. 5th St. | March 2024 | Explore a selection of curated wines that caters to your taste — the boutique shares the space with Boutique Wellness and LaPink Moon Cafe inside Winston-Salem’s historic Rosenbacher House.


Kaleideum, 120 W. 3rd St. | February 2024 | The experiential learning museum features a full array of interactive designs and exhibits, plus hands-on experiences for everyone.
Pole Body Arts, 4928 Martin View Ln. | March 2024 | The new space offers various levels of pole dancing classes in an inclusive environment.


Kin and Cottage, 608-A Trade St. NW, | November 2023 | The shop features a wide range of wood wick candles, hand-dipped incense, and wax melts that change every season.

Bella and James, 839 Reynolda Rd. | March 2024 | The children’s boutique will feature apparel, accessories, and home items for kids.

Fancy Groceries, 562 N. Trade St. | March 2024 | The new space will feature live music, a place to gather, and a new line of women’s clothing.

Gretchen’s Treasure Chest, 4916 Old Country Rd. | March 2024 | The baby and children’s clothing store will sell lounge wear, a mommy and me accessory line, and kids’ games.

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