GOOD has teamed up with UPS to bring its’ Small Business Collaborative to the Westside Provisions District on Howell Mill and 14th Street.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Monday, October 29, 2012
Westside shopping destination welcomes Tennessee native Kayce Hughes and her mix of clothing, vintage accessories and home goods.
The westside mixed-use development Westside Provisions District is preparing to welcome retailer Kayce Hughes to its tenant family this winter. The vintage-inspired clothing store announced in a press release Monday that it will occupy 1,751 square feet of retail space in the development located off Howell Mill Road. It is expected the retailer will occupy a space in the same building that is home to the White Provision Residences. Kayce Hughes will offer a timeless mix of clothing, vintage accessories and home goods. The retailer will join a distinctive blend of existing shops, boutiques and restaurants the destination has to offer. “We’re thrilled to have Kayce Hughes join us in Atlanta,” said Michael Phillips, COO of Jamestown, the real…
Gatsby's owners say charges against friend are "unfortunate" and that they look like they "will be dismissed"
The owner of a new nightclub and dessert lounge readying to open in the Midtown Promenade says a friend with current child molestation charges pending against him will not be a part of the business operation. Adam Rogers, who along with his wife Kristin, intends to open Gatsby’s as early as Thursday, Nov. 1 2012. It will take over the former 3-Legged Cowboy space in the shopping center at 10th and Monroe Drive. Employees will be adorned in Roaring Twenties period clothing inside the nearly 8,000 square-foot venue and the no-smoking nightclub will feature live music and DJs. But it won’t have real estate developer Eric Claxton as part of the proprietorship or in any other capacity as was originally reported two weeks ago. When Claxton’s …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
A look at local jobs for local residents
See also: Job seekers, take care. Patch cannot guarantee the legitimacy of these job opportunities or whether individual postings remain open.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Southwest Airlines and Piedmont Park Conservancy celebrate the launch of the new "Southwest Porch at Park Tavern."
Southwest Airlines announced this week a gift in support of the Piedmont Park Conservancy (PPC), the organization dedicated to preserving and improving the popular Midtown park. And to celebrate the announcement of a new, multi-year investment in the park, Southwest also launched the "Southwest Porch at Park Tavern," a new outdoor space that will provide visitors with a relaxing spot to enjoy a year-round panorama of nature, events, and festivals, including a skating rink that will open on Thanksgiving Day. Southwest did not reveal how much it is paying for the partnership. The porch reinvigorates Park Tavern's patio with 200 new outdoor chairs and 50 tables, awnings and an expansive pergola. “We strive to be involved in the fabric of the …
A look at recent health inspection scores in and around Midtown
Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness for restaurants and hotels in and around our community. Readers can click on the score to see the actual report: Hampton Inn @ Georgia Tech 244 North Avenue Date: 10/18/12 Score: 87 The Intown Academy 386 Pine Street Date: 9/12/12 Score: 88 Little Azio 1700 Northside Drive Date: 10/15/12 Score: 80 The Loft 1374 W. Peachtree Street Date: 9/25/12 Score: 87 Melia Hotel Atlanta 590 W. Peachtree Street Date: 9/26/12 Score: 85 Zesto 544 Ponce de Leon Avenue Date: 10/18/12 Score: 80
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Popular eatery taking over former Jersey Mike's Subs space
A Midtown dining favorite is expanding. MetroFresh, a popular destination for health-conscious eaters for the last seven years, is in the process of doubling the size of its space located in the Midtown Promenade shopping center at 931 Monroe Drive. Restaurant owner and chef Mitchell Anderson told Patch that he plans to take over the recently shuttered Jersey Mike’s Subs space next door to MetroFresh, expanding both the interior and exterior portions of the restaurant. “The opportunity came up and we jumped,” Anderson said. “We’re very excited.” Plans are to knock out the wall adjoining the two spaces, which will result in the restaurant’s size doubling to about 2,500 square feet. The size of the kitchen will also increase two-fold to help…
Monday, September 24, 2012
Thomas “Danny” Boston said that businesses participating in the 8(a) Business Development Program annually produce 124,000 jobs and $5.5 billion in revenue.
School of Economics Professor Thomas “Danny” Boston testified last Wednesday before the U.S. Senate’s Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee in Washington. Boston joined leaders from around the nation, including Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, for a roundtable on “Closing the Wealth Gap through the African-American Entrepreneurial System.” It was the second consecutive year he was invited to testify before the committee. Boston spoke about the need for continued support of the 8(a) Business Development Program, an initiative for businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. Boston said that businesses participating in the program annually produce 124,000 jobs and $5.5 billion in revenue. Click here …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
What businesses would you like to see open at Ponce City Market?
Construction at Ponce City Market is moving along quickly. Developers expect the project to be complete in late 2013. As the largest adaptive reuse project in Atlanta’s history, Ponce City Market — bounded by the BeltLine trail, Glen Iris Drive and Ponce de Leon and North avenues — will restore 1.1 million square feet of the historic Sears, Roebuck & Co. building to create a vibrant urban centerpiece. When complete, Ponce City Market will combine 300,000 square feet of retail and restaurants, including a central food hall, 450,000 square feet of Class-A loft office space and approximately 250 residential lofts on a 16-acre site. It also will include a new pedestrian bridge that will link the interior courtyard and public market directly …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Expand your presence online and find ways to reach new customers!
Do you want to enhance your presence online and reach new customers for your local Midtown business? Well, Midtown Patch is here to help — and we can offer you a few perks for connecting with your community online. Every local business has a space on Patch. We've already done the legwork to create it for you. If you haven't seen it, we'd be happy to show it to you. If you claim it, you have more control over how your business is presented online. Your listing gives your business a voice on Midtown Patch. And if you're an active user, your friends, neighbors and potential new customers get a better sense of who you are, what you offer and what your community means to you. As our readers and your customers see your business name interacting…