Boone will soon have a new barbecue restaurant and bar.

The Watauga Democrat reports "Howard Station," located at 268 Howard Street, could be open as early as this spring.

According to the report, the restaurant will be three levels, which includes rooftop seating.

Howard Station will offer lunch, brunch and dinner, and will also be a used as a late-night entertainment venue.

The menu will feature traditional Southern barbecue with a modern twist.