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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Buckhead. Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities. Click here for a list of small businesses in Buckhead as compiled by …
Friday, October 26, 2012
The European-style cafe is closing its Brookwood location and moving to Midtown.
After 25 years in its Brookwood location, Cafe Intermezzo will close its doors there and reopen again in its new location at the 12th & Midtown development in late January 2013. Owner Brian Olson said the cafe will move on a Sunday night and open for business in the new location on the following Monday morning. Olson said while business at the Brookwood location has steadily grown, he wants to see it grow faster. He thinks it will in the new $2 billion mixed-use development project on the Midtown Mile. "It's just time to make a change to a much greater pedestrian area. There are a lot of people living close by, which was really the main motivation," Olson told Buckhead Patch. He will miss the Brookwood location, which opened on Dec. 29, …
Friday, October 19, 2012
New Colonial American Restaurant Focuses on Wood Roasted Meat, Fish and Fowl in Former Nava Space.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The restaurant is moving into the space that was home to Copeland’s of Buckhead.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The Midtown-based company's sweet treats can be found in several Buckhead restaurants and food shops.
Honeysuckle Gelato won the Food & Drink category of the Start Small, Go Big contest sponsored by trendsetting website and e-newsletter DailyCandy. The West Midtown-based sweets company was the only firm selected from Georgia. Formed in 2011, Honeysuckle Gelato combines the rich and smooth texture of gelato with the decadent flavors and desserts of the South. The contest recognizes the most talented and creative up-and-comers in Fashion, Health & Beauty, Food & Drink, Home and Digital & Tech. "As winners we get a feature on DailyCandy, a trip to New York City to attend their "Academy" where we will get industry advice and assigned mentors who are industry experts," co-founder Wes Jones told East Atlanta Patch. Jones, who is from …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The bakery will offer only made-from-scratch items.
Owner Beth Castro and her staff have been busy preparing for the opening of Mae’s Bakery in Buckhead, which will have its official grand opening on Friday. Castro says she aims to offer a “crafted” coffee and bakery experience for people who come to her location at 2770 Lenox Rd. in the Lenox Village shopping center. That means “nothing comes pre-made.” Menu items include cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, muffins, whoopee pies and savory rolls. Coffee will be sourced from Counter Culture Coffee, a Durham, N.C. coffee company that provides organic beans. The bakery is named for Castro’s 6-year-old daughter, and the inspiration for the business goes back to her own childhood. Castro said she has 14 years of food service experience and she has spent …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Foodies with a love of mobile kitchens greeted the opening of the Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market on Thursday. Did you attend the grand opening? Share your photos and video clips with your friends and neighbors on Patch. And please use the comments area
The Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market opened Thursday afternoon at 1850 Howell Mill Road at 5 p.m. The new park gives food truck fans the chance to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner from their favorite vendors seven days a week. Did you attend the grand opening? Share your photos and video clips with your friends and neighbors on Patch. And please use the comments area below to tell us what you ate!
Monday, April 23, 2012
Make Buckhead Patch work for you!
Do you want to enhance your presence online and reach new customers for your Buckhead business? Well, Buckhead 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. If you don't have a website for your business, your listing can give you a solid online presence. Here are some of the benefits: If you're already web savvy, you can also link to your listing from your social media accounts and website. By claiming your listing, you’ll find more value in your space …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Artists' renderings give a feel for what the venue will look like.
As Buckhead Patch reported Tuesday, the Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market will open April 26 at 1850 Howell Mill Road. Organizers released renderings of what the site will look like. Julia Canaday, who is helping with publicity for the venue, said Atlanta is the second city in the nation to esablish a permanent food truck Park. Austin was the first. Many of Atlanta's most popular mobile kitchens will have a regular presence at the park. How often do you think you'll visit the park? Tell us in the comments area below.