MJQ crew to open ‘Brooklyn-style’ restaurant in East Atlanta Village

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Art & Antique Bazaar to reopen as “East Atlanta’s nicest restaurant.” When we think of dining in the East Atlanta Village (EAV), a few words come to mind: bar food, grungy and smokey, to name a few. Ben Rhoades, owner of MJQ and Bookhouse Pub, is about to change all of that– or, so says he. “We’re opening a nicer … Read More

Caleb J. SpivakMJQ crew to open ‘Brooklyn-style’ restaurant in East Atlanta Village

The Glenwood Gastro Pub closes for the second but not last time

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Restaurant plans for second reopening–we’ve planed for their third and final closing The Glenwood in the East Atlanta Village has closed for the second time in two months. The gastro pub at 1263 Glenwood Avenue hopes to reopen in time for St. Patrick’s day on March 17, according to co-owner Dan Simpson. The restaurant first closed Jan. 1 when Simpson … Read More

Caleb J. SpivakThe Glenwood Gastro Pub closes for the second but not last time

Bell Street Burritos takes former Wachovia space in East Atlanta Village

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Owner of Grant Central Pizza tries his hand at burritos UPDATE (September 9, 2011): Bell Street Burritos forced out of opening in East Atlanta, plans another location This past November, we reported Grant Central Pizza would probably relocate their East Atlanta Village (EAV) location to the shuttered Wachovia Bank down the street. What Now Atlanta learned today through East Atlanta … Read More

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Health Club takes Ace Hardware space in East Atlanta Village

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East Atlanta Family Fitness Center to open as fourth fitness center for the greater East Atlanta area East Atlanta Village is getting a fitness center. Ace Hardware, which closed last year, is slated to become a health club, according to East Atlanta Patch. Located at 1231 Glenwood Ave., the 11,360-square-foot space had been advertised available for lease since the hardware … Read More

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The Glenwood reopens

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For now The Glenwood reopened for business last night after shuttering earlier this month (story here). An employee at the gastropub, located in East Atlanta at 1263 Glenwood Avenue, confirmed over the phone that The Glenwood reopened for business on Jan. 14. Edward Gilgor, chair of the East Atlanta Community Association (EACA), sent out an email to community subscribers, urging … Read More

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The Glenwood gastropub closes in East Atlanta

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Did the City tax them to death? Update (Jan. 15): The Glenwood reopens, for now The Glenwood in East Atlanta Village has closed, according to Cliff Bostock with Creative Loafing. Located at 1263 Glenwood Avenue, their closure was abrupt and though reasons for shuttering have not been confirmed, Bostock says that the gastropub could not afford to renew its liquor … Read More

Caleb J. SpivakThe Glenwood gastropub closes in East Atlanta