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Rejoice! The iconic Ponce Krispy Kreme returns on October 10

Rejoice! The iconic Ponce Krispy Kreme returns on October 10

The Ponce location first opened in 1965 and since 2016 has been owned by basketball icon Shaquille O’Neal. In February and July 2021, the iconic shop was set on fire in a pair of still-unsolved arsons. The old building was demolished, but the original 1965 historic sign was saved and has been fully refurbished. For generations of Atlantans, the Krispy Kreme location, along with its signature marquee on Ponce is etched into the city’s history.
Ponce de Leon Parkway Olmsted Linear Park

Atlanta’s greenest parkway is more relevant than ever

Widely recognized as the father of landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted is best known for designing landmarks like Central Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, and Biltmore Estate. In Atlanta, he designed a series of six linear parks along “Ponce de Leon Parkway” for the new residential development of Druid Hills.
8Arm

8Arm is gone for good, closing 6 weeks earlier than expected

The much-loved Poncey-Highland restaurant from Nhan Le and Skip Engelbrecht quietly closed on August 28. The pair are now focusing on a new location for Fishmonger and upcoming comfort food spot, Small Fry.
Atlanta mourns the Ponce Krispy Kreme destroyed in fire

Atlantans heartbroken after fire destroys the Ponce Krispy Kreme

The Krispy Kreme on Ponce de Leon in Atlanta caught fire after midnight Wednesday, and Atlanta is mourning.
Wylie Hotel

Wylie Hotel, set to open on Ponce in 2021, aims to be “Hotel Clermont’s more sophisticated older sister”

The property at 551 Ponce de Leon Avenue has been a lot of things since it was first built in 1929. In early 2021, it will be reborn again, this time as as Wylie Hotel.
Ode to the Local Atlanta

The Local is 4ever

Sometimes, you don’t want small batch or artisan. You just want good service and affordable drinks and tater tots.

For the Love of Ponce

Perhaps more than any stretch of pavement in the city, the expanse of Ponce de Leon Avenue between Mary Mac’s Tea Room and the Majestic Diner possesses the historic charm, the culinary creativity, and the total weirdness that makes Atlanta, well, Atlanta. Our ode to Ponce.
House Envy: 2086 North Ponce De Leon Avenue

House Envy: This Mediterranean-style house in Druid Hills was designed by one of Georgia’s first female architects

The Historic Druid Hills house is one of several Atlanta homes designed by one of Georgia’s first female architects, Leila Ross Wilburn. During Deana Kingsbury's ownership, the house was extensively renovated to suit a 21st-century family, but its history wasn’t forgotten in the process.
50 Best Things to Do in Atlanta

Watch Blondie’s famous routine at the Clermont Lounge

No tour of Ponce is complete without paying respects to Blondie as she crushes Pabst Blue Ribbon cans in her inimitable style.
Eats on Ponce De Leon Avenue

An ode to Eats

The Atlanta I love has space for both $6 lattes and $7 dinner platters. Without places like Eats, though, I don't know that I would recognize—or afford—this city. How long will this institution still be here?

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