Thursday, May 31, 2012
Brookhaven, Suwanee, Sandy Springs, Alpharetta and Johns Creek will soon have Beer Growler shops.
The Beer Growler is expanding deeper into the Atlanta suburbs. Beer Growler franchises are expected to open by the end of July in Brookhaven at 1400 Dresden Road and in Suwanee at 4140 Moore Road. By the of the summer, franchises should open in Sandy Springs, Alpharetta and Johns Creek, , Denny Young, one of the co-owners, said Thursday afternoon at the Beer Growler store in Avondale Estates. Young said he and the other owners want the franchises to look something like the shop in Avondale Estates, but their big concern is maintaining product quality. "Nobody will be selling Bud Lite in these stores," he said. The shops will only sell growlers -- 32- and 64-ounce glass jugs used to transport draft beer for off premises consumption. They …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Avondale Estates, Decatur already have them.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Revisit some of the top stories of the last 12 months.
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- Ralph Ellis
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
A year ago today, Decatur Patch was born. Over the past 12 months, my predecessor, Renee Degross Valdes, and I have worked to establish Patch as a fair and accountable news source for Decatur and Avondale Estates as well as a safe and engaging forum for discussion. Patch aims to inform, entertain and stimulate. As editor, my goal has been to make life easier for residents by serving as a community hub of information. For the moment, I want to take a deep breath and look back at some of the big stories of the last 365 days. They are listed in no particular order. I also want to know what you've enjoyed most about Patch and what areas you think we can improve on. Most of all, thanks for reading. Ralph Ellis Local Editor Top stories for …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Here are some things you need to know about Monday, Nov. 21.
Decatur Commission To Consider Sunday Sales. Christmas Tree Season in Buckhead. Sandy Springs Restaurant To Serve 100 Free Thanksgiving Meals. Cascade Patch Discussion on Black Wealth.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Here is some news you need to know for Friday, Nov. 18.
Avondale Estates starts Sunday sales. Meeting on cityhood in Brookhaven. Green Thanksgiving in West End.
The Beer Growler is the only one certain to be selling this weekend.
The new law allowing Sunday sales of alcohol in retail establishments only affects three businesses in Avondale Estates, and just one of them is certain to do so this Sunday. The Beer Growler will open at 12:30 p.m. and close at 5 p.m., co-owner Denny Young said. "We'll be here and ready to go," he said. The Little Wine Shop won't open on Sunday, though store manager Andrew Poor didn't rule it out for the future. "We'll see how it goes for a while," he said. The manager at Rite Aid on Covington Highway didn't want to talk about Sunday sales, saying he had to refer all questions to corporate headquarters, which had not contacted Patch early Friday afternoon. Other places that seem to be in Avondale -- like the convenience stores on East …