Sunday, March 18, 2018

[UPDATE] Sandy Springs Rize Pizza Falls

After lasting longer than many thought it would, Rize Artisan Pizza + Salads has closed its second and final location.  The restaurant, located in the street level retail of the new Square One apartments at the corner of Roswell Road and Hammond Drive in Sandy Springs, reportedly closed earlier this week and was cleared out hours later.  Sources close to the restaurant say that the eatery was evicted by its landlord, Crim & Associates.  

Friday, March 16, 2018

[BREAKING] No Fare-Thee-Well: Earth Fare to Exit Atlanta & Peachtree Corners Stores

Natural foods grocer Earth Fare will soon close two of its Atlanta area stores, after just over three years in business.  The stores, located at the Village at Peachtree Corners shopping center in Peachtree Corners and Emory Point in Atlanta, opened in January and July 2015, respectively.  A third store, located at The Collection at Forsyth, opened in December 2015 and is remaining open for now.  

Thursday, March 15, 2018

[UPDATE] Toys "R" Us to Become Toys Were Us, Plans to Close All Remaining U.S. Stores

Toys "R" Us will soon end its U.S. operations after what it called a "horrific holiday season."  The Wayne, NJ-based retailer, which was founded in 1948 and once had over 1,500 stores, announced early Thursday that it plans to liquidate its remaining roughly 735 U.S. stores after failing to come to terms to continue as a going concern in bankruptcy court.  The closure of Toys "R" Us will leave its 31,000+ US employees out of work.   

Popular Hang Out HOBNOB To Venture OTP

The owners of HOBNOB are bringing their popular concept OTP to Dunwoody in late summer.  The new HOBNOB will open at the SuperTarget anchored Perimeter Place shopping center in place of what was Mimi's Cafe.  As ToNeTo Atlanta reported last fall, Mimi's abruptly closed this past September after opening with the center in 2006.  

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Bits & Bites

A new restaurant called BoneYard Kitchen & Tap is coming to Etris Road in Roswell.  Ownership describes its concept as "a family friendly high end sports bar with high quality food and great drink options."   The restaurant, which is opening in place of what was most recently Blue Agave Mexican Bar & Grill, plans to open in late April.  A menu is not yet available, but updates to the restaurant, a confirmed opening and menu will be shared with followers of the restaurant's social handles on Facebook and Instagram at @boneyardkitchen.