BUCKHEAD NEWS CLIPS – JULY / AUGUST 2019

MENSWEAR RETAILER OPENS PEACHTREE BATTLE SHOP

Joining its sister location and the company headquarters in Buckhead, menswear clothier Onward Reserve recently opened a new storefront in the Peachtree Battle Shopping Center. With stores in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C., owner and founder TJ Callaway sought to create a brand that is “authentically Southern” and “laid-back but unwavering in quality.” The shop’s shelves are stocked with everything a stylish Atlantan needs, from shirts […]

A BIG HIT

Area residents now have a new option to add into their workout routine: Panthéon Boxing & Fitness.

STORY: Karon Warren

Opened in Buckhead in May, the new facility focuses on boxing, but it’s not your average gym. “Boxing isn’t meant to be only for advanced athletes and fighters,” says CEO Ben Duvall. “Panthéon knows that, and we’re looking to make boxing fun. We want it to be accessible […]

HITTING THE BIG 4-0

In a city where restaurants and other businesses often come and go in the blink of an eye, Johnny’s Hideaway in Buckhead has maintained its longevity.

Photo credit: Henri Hollis

BY: Karon Warren

In fact, the iconic Roswell Road dance club and eatery, which bills itself as “Atlanta’s only nightclub for big kids,” is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. Patrons both young and old go […]

A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

When it comes to movie night, The Springs Cinema & Taphouse wants area residents to enjoy an experience as comfortable and familiar as what they’d have at home.

At the new Springs Cinema & Taphouse, moviegoers can enjoy amenities such as craft beers and fully reclining seats.

BY: Karon Warren

As part of a $2.5 million renovation, the cineplex, formerly the Lefont Sandy Springs, now offers […]

READY FOR PLAY

A few months ago, the city of Brookhaven reopened Skyland Park next to its former site on Skyland Drive.

BY: Karon Warren

Essentially, the city and the DeKalb County School District swapped parcels of land so the school system could build a new elementary school. Brookhaven received $4.75 million in the deal, which helped pay for the revamp of the park, and any remaining balance will go toward […]

NEWS CLIPS – MARCH / APRIL 2019

MEN’S FASHION OUTFITTER OPENS ATLANTA SHOWROOM

Continuing its success as a brick-and-mortar retailer as well as a digital men’s clothier, Indochino has opened a new Atlanta showroom at the Shops Around Lenox. The Vancouver-based firm first gained popularity online by offering custom made to- measure suits at off-the rack prices, which customers designed with the assistance of a “style guide.” “We’re setting a new standard for apparel in Atlanta by providing shoppers with the luxury […]

NEWS CLIPS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2019

A BUCKHEAD HOTEL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS WITH A MAKEOVER

The W Atlanta-Buckhead hotel wrapped up 2018 with an extensive $20 million renovation as it marked its 10th anniversary in Atlanta. The updates covered the entire 12-story, 291-room property, with the goal of restoring the hotel’s reputation for an edgy and artful guest experience. The changes include a lobby redesign; upgrades to the fitness center and meeting and event spaces; a makeover for the rooftop Whiskey […]

RENOVATED HERITAGE SANDY SPRINGS MUSEUM NOW OPEN

Following an extensive renovation, the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum, located in the historic Williams-Payne House dating back to 1866, reopened recently during the annual Sandy Springs Festival.

BY: Karon Warren

As part of the updates, the museum was converted into an exhibit space with new windows, paint, layout changes and security in an effort to attract more traveling exhibits and […]

NEWS CLIPS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018

WARBY PARKER INTRODUCES KIDS’ LINE

This fall, hip eyewear retailer Warby Parker is expanding its product line with the introduction of Warby Parker Kids. Featuring scaled-down versions of its most popular frames—think Wilkie, Lyle, Louise, Percey, Chamberlain and Daisy—this pint-sized line will be available in two sizes: Jr., for ages 8 and older, and Jr. Jr., for ages 4 to 7. Starting at $95 per pair, including prescription lenses, the frames are available in hues […]

JUST START SWIMMING

Now open in Sandy Springs, Goldfish Swim School brings a new type of water fun for local families.

BY: Karon Warren

The school offers year-round, indoor water-safety classes and swim lessons for ages 4 months to 12 years. “We are passionate about offering families the best learn-to-swim experience possible and ensuring that local kids learn this critical life skill,” says owner Mark Sheppell. “We’ve thought of everything, from […]