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Old 05-06-2011, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Midtown Atlanta
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I never thought super high end was a good fit for Midtown. Not to say we don't have wealthy people living here, but those kinds of stores benefit from being part of a larger concentration of like establishments, a la Phipps/Lenox/SOB.
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Old 05-08-2011, 10:34 PM
 
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Midtown is a great community! I love it here
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:34 AM
 
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"High end shopping districts" have been done to death. That's soooo 2006.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Johns Creek area
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^We usually go to Cypress Pint and Plate after class which is 2 blocks away in the Biltmore. On Peachtree there's Vortex, Taco Mac, Gordon Biersch and Hudson Grill. Up near 12th st there's the Crescent Ave strip of bars. Sure it'd be nice to have some dive bars further south in Midtown that aren't homogenized chains but w/ still relatively high rents, I wouldn't expect many to be successful. Honestly, I haven't stopped and thought about the difficulty of finding a beer since moving to Midtown given there's a decent selection of places available. I'd definitely still love to see more down near 7th St area since I don't make the walk up to 12th all that often.

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Old 05-09-2011, 06:23 PM
 
Location: midtown mile area, Atlanta GA
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It would be nice to have an upscale grocery/take a away place for us singles who cannot/ will not/or should not cook somewhere on the midtown mile or on one of the side streets.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:12 PM
 
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Yes, I think many don't realize what all is in Midtown. On the cheap end there is Jason Deli's by Piedmont Park, a great gyro place called Pita Republic by the Fox, Willies by the park, 5 guys burgers is going in the Spire building, Little Azio -- just to name a few. There really are a ton of places if you know the areas.
I was walking by there tonight and this opened. I am surprised. There is already a Five Guys at 10th & Northside.
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