Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A glance at what's new and what's yesterday's news in the world of Midtown small business.
The new year has arrived and with it an opportunity to take a quick peek at Midtown businesses coming and going. Got a tip on recent business opening or closing in Midtown or on the westside, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. _______ In 2013, Midtown will add another school as building renovations are currently underway for The Goddard School to open at 1080 Spring Street. The Goddard School has locations throughout the metro area but this will be its first in Midtown. It offers a child care programs for ages six weeks to 6-years-old provided by dedicated teachers in a private preschool setting. _______ Not far away, Zipcar is building out a space located at 1157 West Peachtree Street near 14th Street and will soon relocate from its …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
While some of us are nursing champagne hangovers this morning while pondering what resolutions we will actually accomplish in 2013, others are just wondering about the year's first meal.
Welcome to 2013, Midtown Patch readers. Looks like it's going to begin wet with a 100 percent chance of rain and temperatures climbing into the mid-50s forecasted for Tuesday. Although almost all government offices are closed for New Year's Day, many restaurants, bars and other kinds of businesses will be operating. While you know that eating black-eyed peas, ham or greens are thought to bring prosperity, maybe you don’t want to spend the first day of 2013 in the kitchen. With that in mind, here are a few dining options for Tuesday. And of course, if we’ve left one off the list, please put it into the comments box below. Park 75 Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta will be serving its Park 75 Amercian Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. It …
Friday, December 28, 2012
If you want to go out of the house on the last day of the year, check out these events in and around Midtown.
Break out the bubbly and let the countdown begin. Here is a sampling of New Year's Eve events in and around Midtown. If you know of one we’ve missed, please add it in the comment section below and we’ll make sure to include it in the body of the article. Happy New Year!
Bull Realty arranged $1.67 million sale of the office loft/creative space to Reliant Technologies.
The studio where celebrity chef Alton Brown’s popular Food Network’s TV show “Good Eats” was filmed was recently sold to Reliant Technologies, which will use the almost 17,000-square-foot space for its corporate headquarters. Bull Realty negotiated the $1.67 million sale of the office loft/creative space located at 1371 Southland Circle on Atlanta's westside. Built in 1990, the property is zoned Flexible I-2 (Industrial), allowing for a variety of studio, loft-office and showroom uses. Brown no longer needed the space, as he is now shooting most of his TV shows in New York or Los Angeles. Daniel Latshaw, Bull Realty Partner, represented Brown in the transaction. An in-town commercial broker, Latshaw also represented the celebrity chef in …
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for restaurants and hotels 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: Atlantic Bistro 171 17th Street Date: 12/18/12 Score: 92 H2O Cafe 750 Ferst Drive Date: 12/7/12 Score: 100 Melia Hotel Atlanta 590 W. Peachtree Street Date: 12/7/12 Score: 100 Starbucks @ Georgia Tech 266 4th Street Date: 12/7/12 Score: 100 Subway 350 Ferst Drive Date: 12/7/12 Score: 99
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for Midtown restaurants.
One week after being saddled with an alarming unsatisfactory score on its Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness score, Midtown’s Table One has rebounded with a near-perfect follow-up score of 97. Table One is located at 1201 West Peachtree Street on the concourse level of One Atlantic Center. It is open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch, serving open grill; Naples-style pizza; hot specials, made-to-order sandwiches, salads, and more. On Dec. 7, 2012, Table One scored a 44. Among the 18 violations listed were three violations known as risk factors for foodborne illness. They included: Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness scores range from 90-100 (A); 80-89 (B); 70-79 (C); and 69-below (U), unsatisfactory. …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Despite objections from residents of the nearby Ansley Park and Sherwood Forest neighborhoods, a 24-hour convenience store and gas station will soon be selling a limited selection of beer and wine seven days a week.
The proprietor of a new 24-hour service station and convenience store in north Midtown was granted this week a license to sell beer and wine by the city's License Review Board (LRB). “Uptown Station,” located at the edge of the Ansley Park neighborhood at the corner of Peachtree Street and Peachtree Circle, is set to open within the next few months at 1521 Peachtree Street. The license approval came over the objections from residents of the nearby Ansley Park and Sherwood Forest neighborhoods who had previously expressed their concerns about security and safety risks to the neighborhood with regards to a 24-hour store that served alcohol. At this week’s LRB meeting, residents had sought for a deferral of the application until February in …
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 …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Westside shopping and dining destination prepares for expansion of retail space and improved parking.
On the heels of a successful year that saw a surge of new leasing activity, Westside Provisions District recently announced in a press release a major addition of square footage and a handful of other physical changes to the district coming in 2013. These additions come as the popular shopping and dining destination, an innovative mixed-use development located in west Atlanta built amid a former industrial complex on Howell Mill Road, has grown into one of the city's more frequented destinations for retail and dining. The expansion will include major additions and changes to the north end of the district near Huff Road that includes Star Provisions, Jonathan Adler and Taqueria del Sol: In the release, Michael Phillips, COO of Jamestown, …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The charity fundraising event marked the close of a two-week contest in which 15 tenants of Colony Square decorated 18 trees.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Midtown's Colony Square raised more than $2,000 for Bert’s Big Adventure during its third-annual Trim a Tree for Charity Celebration last week. Once a year, Bert’s Big Adventure provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. The celebration marked the close of a two-week contest, in which 15 tenants of Colony Square decorated 18 trees. Participants were encouraged to get creative with their trees, and many sported a Disney theme to correlate with the concept of Bert’s Big Adventure. People were invited to vote for their favorite tree, with a $1 donation requested for each vote and no limit to the number of times a person could vote. The trees…