2) BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham's fussy new Emagine Palladium theater, which requires unsupervised minor to bring a permission slip, unveiled its full-service Ironwood Grill in November. The sports bar offers slow-cooked barbecue, Neapolitan pizza, calzones, and salads, as well as 36 high-def TVs Status: Certified Open. 209 Hamilton Row.
3) HAMTRAMCK — The shuttered Atlas Lounge reopened on Thankgiving Eve with a new identity, according to Metro Times. Dubbed Polka Dot by owner Carolyn Wietrzykowski (also of Polish Village Café) the new iteration has a cleaner look than the old dive with checked red and white tablecloths, white molding around the entryways, and burgundy walls. Status: Certified Open. 2363 Yemans St.
4) FARMINGTON HILLS — Old timey mixer makers McClary Bros.'s new retail shop and tasting room debuted on December 5. The venue has a Colonial era feel and a small bar area for sampling the company's drinking vinegars. Status: Certified Open. 32621 Grand River Ave.