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 […]

DANCING INTO PHIPPS

Dancing With the Stars pro dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Val Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani have waltzed their way into Buckhead with their new dance studio, Dance With Me.

BY: Karon Warren

Now open in Phipps Plaza, the studio offers private lessons, group classes, social practice parties and special events, all aimed at both beginners and those well-acquainted with the ballroom floor. The trio already has 12 studios in six […]

NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2018

BIRD SCOOTERS FLY INTO BUCKHEAD

Residents now have a new rideshare option, thanks to the arrival of Bird scooters. The electric vehicles have roosted all around Buckhead, and users can rent one using the Bird smartphone app. The scooters provide a unique and fun, not to mention more energy-efficient, way to traverse Buckhead’s busy streets. They reach a maximum speed of 15 mph and can travel approximately 15 miles on a single charge. Riders must […]

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

NO18 BRINGS NEW LUXURY CO-WORKING SPACES TO BUCKHEAD

BY: Karon Warren

Joining the ranks of Atlanta’s growing co-working spaces, No18 debuts its first U.S. location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta this fall. Launched in Sweden in 2012, this members-only club for businesses features almost 32,000 square feet of space and contains a variety of flexible workspace options, a members’ lounge, […]

NEWS CLIPS – SEPTEMBER 2018

MANDARIN ORIENTAL INTRODUCES LADIES OF LUXURY PACKAGE

Those searching for a girls getaway need look no further than the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta, right here in Buckhead, thanks to its new Ladies of Luxury package. The year-round offering includes two nights’ accommodations, two Aromatherapy Associates Bespoke Facials at The Spa, afternoon tea with Champagne, a NARS makeover party for two and a Kendra Scott Color Bar jewelry party for two. The package starts at $1,400 and […]

NEWS CLIPS JULY / AUGUST 2018

SHOPS AROUND LENOX CONTINUES TO EXPAND RETAILER MIX

This summer, the Shops Around Lenox in Buckhead welcomes Flower Child, a fast-casual, healthy-food concept from the West Coast that features farm-fresh ingredients in a menu boasting vegan, paleo and glutenfree options. Also new is West Elm, which brings its modern furniture and decor to shoppers looking to showcase their personal style in everything from bedding and outdoor furniture to pillows and wall art.

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HISTORICAL NEW DIGS

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER INTRODUCES COFFEE SHOP AND MORE

BY: Karon Warren

Visitors to the Atlanta History Center can now browse a larger selection of books and collectibles at its new 2,500-square-foot museum shop and bookstore. The enhanced space infuses warmth into a sleek, industrial design, with a mix of natural woods, concrete floors, and wood and metal display cases and bookshelves. “We were excited about the idea of […]

READY TO RIDE

SOULCYCLE OPENS FIRST-EVER STUDIO IN BUCKHEAD

Take a spin at SoulCycle’s new Buckhead location, and tap into your inner athlete.

BY: Karon Warren

Well-known as a fitness favorite with celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, SoulCycle now brings its popular indoor cycling classes to Buckhead in a new location at the Shops Around Lenox. Featuring 56 bikes, the 3,128-square-foot studio offers a variety of […]

NEWS CLIPS – JUNE 2018

BY: Karon Warren

NEW COMPANY ELEVATES PET SITTING IN BUCKHEAD

Now available in Buckhead, Tuxedo Pets offers a variety of professional pet-sitting services to Atlanta residents and their best friends. Ranging from drop-in visits for a walk or some playtime to overnights and custom services such as taking your pet to the dog groomer, Tuxedo Pets provides premium options for clients and their furry companions. Its sitters will send you Snapchat pics and videos of your […]