Thursday, December 20, 2012
Flagship location of European-based Italian concept opens Wednesday at the Shops at Metropolis while nearby more businesses ready for opening.
These are busy days of late on the Midtown Mile near the corner of Peachtree and 8th streets where a trio of businesses have been preparing to open their doors. In fact, Midtown’s newest restaurant, La Tagliatella, opened for business on Wednesday marking the European-based Italian restaurant concept's first restaurant in the United States. Serving lunch and dinner daily, La Tagliatella is located at the Shops at Metropolis at 919 Peachtree St. The company operates more than 130 restaurants across Europe and Asia, but Midtown is now home to the brand’s flagship in the U.S., with a second location set to open soon at Emory Point near Decatur. Just across the street on Tuesday, the owners of the new sandwich shop, Villains, were busy with …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Sam Worthington, who is in town shooting a film with Arnold Schwarzenegger, was arrested over the weekend outside Midtown's Vortex Bar and Grill following a dispute with the doorman, who later failed to appear in court on Monday.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
European concept opens first location in Atlanta this fall in the former Silk space at the Shops at Metropolis
A drive along the Midtown Mile on a gorgeous autumn day reveals continued work on what will soon be one of the area’s newest restaurants. Not only that, but La Tagliatella, a European-based Italian restaurant concept with more than 130 locations across Spain and France, will begin its first U.S. expansion plan with the opening of the flagship store in Midtown. It will be housed in the former Silk restaurant space at the Shops at Metropolis at 919 Peachtree St. Located on the highly visible pin corner at 8th St., the new eatery will showcase “traditional Italian recipes made with the highest quality ingredients.” After Atlanta-based real estate investment and management firm Jamestown announced last spring the restaurant's lease signing, …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Midtown Mile located clothing boutique closes over the weekend
The Midtown Mile has lost another clothing boutique with the weekend closing of the locally-owned DrewLewis. Located in the Metropolis building at 935 Peachtree Street, DrewLewis made the announcement on its Facebook page on Saturday before closing the next day. SO AFTER FIVE LONG YEARS WITH DREWLEWIS IN ATLANTA, WE HAVE DECIDED TO CLOSE! WE HAVE HAD THE BEST TIME EVER AND WILL LEAVE WITH A LOT OF AMAZING NEW FRIENDS AND MEMORIES! WE ARE ON TO BIGGER AND BETTER THINGS, BUT FIRST... THIS WILL BE DREWLEWIS' LAST WEEKEND IN BUSINESS SO COME ON OVER AND SUPPORT US BY BUYING SOMETHING FOR 75% OFF!!! WE ARE SELLING TABLES, ART, ACCESSORIES, FIXTURES, and of course CLOTHES!!! A peek inside the space early Tuesday evening revealed that much of the…
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
New Midtown Mile location planning a week of special grand opening events
Delta Community Credit Union, a not-for-profit, financial services institution and Georgia’s largest credit union, has opened its 23rd metro Atlanta area branch, now in business in Midtown’s historic district. Located at 80 Peachtree Place, across the street from The Margaret Mitchell House, the new 4,200-square-foot branch opened quietly late last week and is planning a week of special grand opening events, Saturday, Aug. 11 through Friday, Aug. 17. “Expanding into Midtown has been a goal for several years,” Rick Foley, president and CEO at Delta Community, said in a release. “We took the time to find the right location to best serve our customers that live and work in the heart of Atlanta.” On Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon, parents are…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Brookwood location has been open for almost 25 years; 12th & Midtown locale set to open in November.
The 12th & Midtown development team officially announced Tuesday that Café Intermezzo will soon bring its European flair to the $2 billion mixed-use development project on the Midtown Mile. It had been reported by several media outlets last summer that Café Intermezzo was eyeing a Midtown location. Undisclosed until Tuesday was that the new Café Intermezzo locale will replace the Brookwood location that has been open for almost 25 years. The Atlanta-based European coffeehouse will close its Brookwood doors at 1845 Peachtree Road in November when it reopens at 12th & Midtown and joins STK, Asselina Cucina, Ri Ra Irish Pub, RA Sushi, Mi Cocina and Piola at the mixed-use development. "Café Intermezzo has long been considered a landmark …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
With the market slowing bouncing back from the prolonged recession, the economic light of prosperity truly could be ready to shine on the Mile.
The “Midtown Mile” is a tad brighter now after the boutique condo building 805 Peachtree officially flipped the switch on its new signage and exterior lighting on Monday night. Take a look at the pictures and tell us what you think? And with the Monday opening of a new restaurant, Cucina Asellina, following the December opening of STK, how are you feeling these days about the Midtown Mile and its future? The original goal for the Midtown Mile was to along Peachtree Street between the Woodruff Arts Center and North Avenue create a special high-end shopping district that would rival New York City’s Madison Avenue and Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. But that was conceived seven years ago or so, and last year, some of the city’s biggest in-town …