Horseradish Grill closing, to be replaced by new fine-dining restaurant

Horseradish Grill, a longtime staple of the Atlanta dining scene, will make way for a new restaurant in Buckhead.

Horseradish Grill is set to close at 4320 Powers Ferry Rd. NW on Feb. 15. The Chastain, helmed by chef-owner Christopher Grossman, will open in its place this summer, after renovations are made to the building.

Grossman previously led the kitchen at Atlas, which opened in 2015 inside Buckhead’s St. Regis Hotel. Critics lauded his cuisine, earning three-star “excellent” ratings from…


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Horseradish Grill closing, to be replaced by new fine-dining restaurant

Willie Degel opening new 'Uncle Jack's' concept in metro Atlanta

The Food Network personality who brought “Uncle Jack” to Georgia is planning a new concept in metro Atlanta.

Willie Degel, former host of “Restaurant Steakout,” will open Uncle Jack’s Tavern in Lawrenceville later this year. The restaurant is tentatively scheduled for a September debut at 30 South Clayton St.

Uncle Jack’s Tavern is described as “a farm-to-table neighborhood grill and pub, with a scratch-made, chef-driven kitchen.” The restaurant will span a variety of cuisines from Italy, Asia,…


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Willie Degel opening new 'Uncle Jack's' concept in metro Atlanta

First Look: Crescent moves forward with 14-story Midtown apartment tower (Renderings)

Developer Crescent Communities is moving forward with construction on a new 14-story apartment tower in Midtown. Known as Novel Midtown, it will include 339 units at 14th and Spring streets.

The Carlyle Group and Santander Bank are financing the new project. Novel Midtown features a design team including Atlanta architect Niles Bolton Associates, Ironwood Design Group and Vignette Interior Design. Balfour Beatty is general contractor. The first residences are scheduled for completion spring 2002. 

The…


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First Look: Crescent moves forward with 14-story Midtown apartment tower (Renderings)

First Look: Georgia Tech screen time; Heart tech

Here’s a snapshot of the top stories in the Feb. 7 edition of Atlanta Business Chronicle:

Some local fans of Georgia Tech athletics aren’t yet able to reap the benefits of the ACC Network. Sports business reporter Eric Jackson explains why. 
The Brookhaven Market Report takes you to various parts of the city — from Buford Highway and the efforts to develop affordable housing there, to Executive Park where Emory Healthcare is expanding.
In our cover story, Randy Southerland looks at how new technologies…


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First Look: Georgia Tech screen time; Heart tech

First Look: Zoo Atlanta opens its newest event space, Savanna Hall

The historic building that once housed the Cyclorama has opened as Zoo Atlanta’s newest event venue, Savanna Hall.

The renovated space overlooks the zoo’s newest exhibit, the African Savanna which opened last August. The space provides a unique opportunity to showcase the zoo and its mission, according to Zoo Atlanta President and CEO Raymond B. King.

“Our hope is that Savanna Hall will attract many new guests who might not otherwise have thought of visiting the Zoo, bringing new friends and advocates…


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First Look: Zoo Atlanta opens its newest event space, Savanna Hall

Macy's moving headquarters to New York City

Macy’s Inc. is closing its downtown Cincinnati headquarters, which has 500 employees, the Business Courier has learned.

The company’s headquarters will be in New York City. Some of the employees will be relocated within the region and elsewhere, while other jobs are being lost.

Employees were informed Tuesday afternoon.

Atlanta Business Chronicle reported Monday that Macy’s could be on the verge of announcing a major expansion of its technology division in Atlanta.

Macy’s (NYSE: M) has slowly…


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Macy's moving headquarters to New York City

Atlanta Falcons moving on from Vic Beasley Jr

One of the main priorities for the Atlanta Falcons this offseason is improving their pass rush.

This is reinforced by their decision to not resign former eighth overall draft pick Vic Beasley Jr.

The Falcons announced Monday that they would not be negotiating on a new deal to retain Beasley, making him an unrestricted free agent when the league year starts on Mar. 18. Beasley played on the final year of his rookie deal this past season — a fifth-year option which paid him $12.8 million.

Beasley,…


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Atlanta Falcons moving on from Vic Beasley Jr