Thursday, May 9, 2013
The shop will share space with Environment Furniture.
What Now Atlanta reports that Brash Coffee is coming to 1170 Howell Mill Rd. soon. The space is also home to Environment Furniture, which will share the 700 square feet with Brash, the article states. The location is in White Provisions District. On its website, Brash Coffee writes that its coffee "is sourced directly from farmers or grown and processed under our direct supervision. Our coffee is always paid for fairly and roasted fresh in small batches. Every bag of coffee has a personal touch that goes all the way back to the farm."
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Longtime Midtown GLBT retail store announces expansion plans; National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change - opens in Atlanta on Wednesday.
In December, Midtown's gay variety store Brushstrokes celebrated its 23rd anniversary. This month, the Midtown GLBT (gay lesbian bisexual transgender) retail store at 1510 Piedmont Avenue announced that it is expanding. Its adult store, Brushstrokes Pleasures, will take over contiguous space formerly occupied by the King and I Thai restaurant in the Ansley Square shopping mall in March. The King and I Thai has two units and will be vacating the unit that Brushstrokes Pleasures will expand into while the restaurant will continue operating in its original space. The store began in a tiny Highland Avenue hallway space 1989 with greeting cards, T-shirts and a tanning bed. With the recent addition, the combined stores will total 7,000 square …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Bank plans to open a new branch at the 3,700 square-foot building located at the corner of Monroe and Ponce de Leon sometime in 2013.
The long-vacant bank space at the corner of Monroe Drive and Ponce de Leon Avenue will be back in the banking business in 2013. An applicant representing Fidelty Bank filed a Special Administrative Permit (SAP) with the City of Atlanta on Thursday, and the bank plans to open a new branch at the 3,700 square-foot building sometime this year. The building, located at 494 Ponce de Leon, was originally constructed in 1976 and sits on a 0.96-acre property that fronts both Monroe and Ponce. The property is zoned C-2 within the Atlanta BeltLine Overlay District. The building was the former home of SouthTrust Bank.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Temporary flower shop to be open on Fridays and Saturdays within the Westside Provisions District until moving to a nearby permanent location in the spring.
Fresh from her successful whimsical holiday pop-up, ‘Boutique De Noel,’ garden designer Marie-Laure Coste-Dujols is bringing a temporary European Flower Shop to the Westside Provisions District. The Le Jardin Français Boutique will located at 1100 Howell Mill Road across from Yeah Burger. Beginning this week, it will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This new boutique is in advance of a permanent location coming to Atlanta’s westside this spring. At the European Flower Shop, you’ll discover beautiful fresh seasonal flowers and unique textured foliages that can be selected by the stem or composed by talented designers into a custom composition. Shoppers may peruse the bounty of the finest nature-inspired, often locally…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Midtown retailer specializes in foot wear for all pedestrian-active levels and offers a unique fitting system that takes about 30 minutes.
Midtown running enthusiasts have new reasons to hit the pavement, streets and trails in 2013 with the recent opening of the Big Peach Running Co., (BPRC) on the Midtown Mile. Located at 800 Peachtree Street between 6th and 5th streets, this marks the seventh metro location for the retailer aims to serve the needs of Atlanta’s runners and walkers. If you’re into the pedestrian-active lifestyle, then this store is for you as BPRC promises to: The store carries a wide range of footwear, apparel and accessories from leading manufacturers. It specializes in foot wear for all levels and offers a unique fitting system that takes about 30 minutes. The BPRC fit process is informative, thorough, and fun. There is never a need to make an appointment…
Friday, January 4, 2013
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for restaurants in and around Midtown.
Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness for restaurants in and around our Midtown community. Readers can click on the score to see the actual report: Big Easy Grille 1193 Collier Road 12/19/12 Score: 81 Domino's Pizza 1959 Howell Mill Road 12/14/12 Score: 97 Fins 84 12th Street 12/14/12 Score: 97 Firehouse Subs 537 10th Street 12/19/12 Score: 92 Gilbert’s Café & Bar 219 10th Street 12/7/12 Score: 82
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Oriental Designer Rugs is moving to the westside's home décor and furnishings district after a nearly two-decade run in the Amsterdam Walk district.
An Amsterdam Walk business for almost two decades is in its final weeks at its current locale before relocating to Atlanta’s westside. Oriental Designer Rugs has been in business for 29 years, the last 19 at 560-A Amsterdam Avenue. But due in part to its expanding rug collection, come February 1, its new showroom will be located at 1250-B Menlo Drive off Huff Road near other designer/decorator home furnishing stores. The new location will be 150 percent larger for the direct importer-wholesaler-retailer that carries rugs from around the world, including machine-loomed rugs made in USA as well as other countries. A store representative told Patch Thursday that merchandise is already being moved across town, but in the meantime, the current …