Recent Entries

Hospitality Rising: Touring Midtown's Hotel Development

$1M of Signal Improvements Underway in Year Four of Midtown Traffic Operations Program

Midtown Alliance to Kick Off Season 2 of "The Porch" at MARTA's Arts Center Station

“TECHnology Tour” Offers Inside Look at Midtown’s Startup Scene

Inside the Numbers: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival’s Impact on Midtown ATL

Going Vertical: A Visual Construction Tour

New Arrivals Add to Retail, Dining Scene in Midtown

Warmer Weather Beckons More Bike Sharing in Midtown

Rockspinner: A Rockumentary

App-Driven Field Work Produces Valuable Data Key to Maintaining Midtown's Walkability, Accessibility



MAX's Wine Dive -- Special Meal Deals

MAX's Wine Dive is offering special meal deals throughout the summer! Stop by before July 31, 2015, and enjoy a great dining experience either after work or on the weekends for brunch:Read More »

Tags: Midtown ATL, Restaurants, Midtown Alliance Members

Posted: June 9, 2015

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival (AFWF) takes place Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31 in Midtown Atlanta! This event was created in 2010 to shine an international spotlight on rich food and beverage traditions of the Southern U.S., from Texas to D.C.Read More »

Tags: Collaboration, Events, Restaurants, Community, Midtown Alliance Members

Posted: May 21, 2015

New in Midtown: Princi | Italia

By: Mia Jones

12th Street in Midtown is unpretentiously decorated with great restaurants and bars offering varying types of flavors, food, and a plethora of drink items to suit your after work happy-hour needs. A newcomer has shown its face amongst the original OG’s, though, and sits on the corner of 77 12th releasing rich, cheesy Italian aromas. If your mouth is already watering for a Lemoncello or an authentic Caprese salad, then come on down to Princi | Italia and welcome them to the neighborhood the right way.Read More »

Tags: Midtown ATL, Restaurants, Midtown Alliance Members

Posted: May 14, 2015

Saltwood: The "Cure" For The Common Palate

By: Mia Jones

Charcuterie lovers, look no further - Saltwood Restaurant at The Loews Hotel Atlanta is your new palate playground. Read More »

Tag: Restaurants

Posted: April 23, 2015

Let's Talk: Taste of Atlanta

From Oct. 25-27, you can enjoy culinary creations from the city’s finest restaurants in the heart of Tech Square in Midtown Atlanta. We got to talk with Taste of Atlanta founder Dale Desena to learn more about what we can expect at this year's three-day foodie event.

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Tags: Atlanta, Events, Midtown ATL, Restaurants, Community

Posted: October 16, 2013

Midtown Restaurant Week Returns for 8th Year

Midtown Restaurant Week has returned for its eighth year. The week-long event will end on Sunday, September 15. Throughout this nine-day culinary event, you will have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy Midtown’s finest fare at exceptional prices. Recognized as one of Atlanta’s premiere culinary experiences, Midtown Restaurant Week allows diners to enjoy discounted menus from many of Midtown’s most celebrated establishments.

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Tags: Atlanta, Events, Midtown ATL, Restaurants, Community

Posted: September 5, 2013

Atlanta, See It - Ponce City Market Tour

Last week we got a chance to tour the site of Ponce City Market, which will restore 1.1 million square feet of the historic Sears, Roebuck & Company building. Located right along the Atlanta Beltline's Eastside Trail, PCM is the largest adaptive reuse project in Atlanta to date: the site will soon feature 300,000 square feet of retail and restaurants, 450,000 square feet of office space and 260 residential units. Check out the slideshow for some sights we saw while there. Learn more about this fascinating development project. 

Tags: Development, History, Preservation, Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine, Restaurants, Urban Design, Retail, Community

Posted: August 2, 2013

Let's Talk: Shipping Containers

Shipping containers have been used in cities worldwide to create unique, flexible retail environments—a new model of development that provides an interesting compromise between temporary and permanent.  We chatted with plexus r+d President and architect Jordan Williams about how the planned shipping container for the Yumbii restaurant will be a special addition to Midtown’s retail landscape.

Jordan, tell us about the shipping container trend in retail environments and what makes them work so well?

Shipping containers are just now hitting the radar in Atlanta, but have been an increasingly popular component of architectural design and construction across the globe for the past two decades.  The use of containers in architectural design is growing because it strikes a chord with several of the dominant themes that frame design and development in contemporary culture. 

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Tags: Development, Midtown ATL, Restaurants, Urban Design, Pop-Up Shops, Retail

Posted: April 9, 2013