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The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Southern Belle, Yunan Crossing Bridge Rice Noodle, and Buena Vida Tapas & Sol
A new noodle spot from the LanZhou Ramen crew, plus classy small plates on Ponce and tapas on the BeltLine
According to residential designer Rodolfo Castro, one of the most remarkable things about this historic English-style cottage in Poncey-Highland (right outside the entrance to the Freedom Park Trail) is that it was spared the bulldozer in the 1960s.
Making the most of a 1920s Poncey-Highland house, architect Roger DeWeese tapped into unused attic space to create a spacious master bath. “Since the upstairs windows look directly into a tree canopy, we made it a modern ‘treehouse’ experience.”
Videodrome, the roughly 2,000-square-foot shop at the corner of North Highland and North avenues, is the last video store standing in Atlanta that is not of the XXX variety. It is an oasis for film buffs (and the occasional visiting celebrity) who are suckers for special features, director’s cuts, or not letting Netflix’s algorithms ration out their media diets.
For more than 60 years, elected officials, journalists, and gadflies of all stripes—though let's be honest, mostly Democrats—have traded gossip, hectored televised debates, and licked legislative wounds at the watering hole that’s become a living museum of Georgia political history.
A preacher’s daughter with a wild streak, Swilley recently opened Poncey-Highland’s coolest new shop, Collect on Sunday, inspired by her favorite day of the week to dress up. The native Atlantan, blogger, stylist, photographer, model, and collector stocks both fine and funky vintage clothes for him and her, along with jewelry, art, books, and music.
Rize is focused on a mission of “bringing people together around the joy of food,” and CEO John Smith (formerly of Caesars Entertainment) is so certain it'll be a hit, he's already planned three metro Atlanta locations.
Since metro Atlanta’s recovery began in earnest in 2012, prices are up—in some places way up. Here, how the median home value has changed from December 2011 to December 2015.
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