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The center of a mixed-use development is not the first place one thinks of seeking enlightenment. But downward dog usurps shopping sprees during Sunrise Yoga classes on the grassy plaza of Avalon in Alpharetta.
If individual spec homes hint at economic recovery, then new builder design centers—a sign of large, growing communities—offer sure hope for the future. Last year Edward Andrews Homes and the Providence Group opened facilities in Alpharetta and Johns Creek, respectively.
Where Oak Steakhouse aims to set itself apart from other steakhouses—as the genial, tall, bearded chef Chad Anderson will tell you if he comes by your table—is in its selling only Certified Angus Beef, all of it prime. If you order one of the four “classic steaks,” as I did the ribeye, the server will quickly ask, “Don’t you want the dry-aged?”
We take a look at three new spots for Atlanta shoppers.
Described as a modern take on a traditional steakhouse, Oak Steakhouse will open in Alpharetta’s Avalon complex October 29th. (Friends and family will get a preview on October 27th.) Owned by the Indigo Road...
Encompassing twenty-seven square miles and three zip codes, in the far reaches of northern Fulton County, Alpharetta is very OTP. Some may think of Alpharetta as a sprawling place full of McMansions and restaurant chains, but city planners are working to create a pedestrian-friendly downtown.
Last night North Fulton residents convened at Alpharetta city hall to learn about and discuss a proposed MARTA extension from the North Springs station to Windward Parkway. Miscommunication about the start time required MARTA project manager Janide Sidifall to give two back-to-back presentations, in which she emphasized that the initiative was in the "early scoping" phase—the first step in a six-to-twelve-year process—and nothing is set in stone, including federal funding.