This expansive facility is home to one of the city's most diverse collections of fine pieces for the home. In addition to fine American and European furniture pieces, you'll find Italian ceramics, a wide array of antiques, baskets, brass pieces, crystal and the largest selection of fine Italian terracotta in the Southeast. The constantly-changing inventory is largely comprised of factory closeout merchandise, and discounts of 70 percent off retail price are not uncommon. See website for photos and complete contact information.
Atlanta's booming technical community and Georgia Tech students alike have relied on this reliable book outlet since 1954. Specializing in technical texts, from engineering textbooks to advanced how-to electronics manuals, these pros maintain one of the largest and most noteworthy inventory of technical literature in the Southeast. If you can't make a special trip to the shop, opt for home convenience by browsing the on-line catalog, where the store's entire massive inventory is available for sale.
This impressive store has been legendary on the local golf scene since opening its doors in 1977. The inventory is exhaustive, featuring 30-50 percent discounts on top flight manufacturers such as Callaway, Taylor Made, Nike, Titleist, Ping, Cobra, Odyssey and Cleveland. In addition to equipment sales and rentals, the shop also provides such services as swing analysis, club repair and delivery to local hotels. Patrons are encouraged to test their equipment before purchase on the shop's indoor hitting range. Additional locations throughout the area include Marietta, Stone Mountain and Roswell.
The quaintness of this little yellow house with its white porch suggests there's something more inside than just flowers, which is true. The house serves double duty as a parlor, serving afternoon teas hosted by the friendly owner. If you've liked what you've tried, loose teas and tea accessories are offered for sale, or can be incorporated into a gift basket, as Barclay's is also a full-service florist.
For eyewear and eye care needs, few stores can beat the one-stop convenience of this national network. Each of Pearle's locations throughout the country provide total vision care at affordable rates. Exams are performed on the spot by top optometrists and prescriptive lenses can be crafted while you wait. Custom and designer frames are also available from such popular makers as DKNY, Nautica and Ray-Ban, among others. Contact lenses, sunglasses and eyewear accessories are also available in the showroom.
This European-type market is a floral wonderland. The greenhouse holds hundreds of varieties, available by the stem for your personal selection. The shop also provides creative bouquet service, so you can leave the arranging to the pros if you choose. A wrought iron gate leads into a stunning botanical garden where you can choose from numerous perennials and planters, and a charming gift shop is on site for adding a little something more to your floral presentation. International delivery is available, as well as corporate accounts and wedding services. See website for other locations, online orders, and gift ideas.
Since the early 1980s, these outdoor gurus have been supplying the anglers of north Georgia with the equipment, training and guidance to reel in the big ones. Fly, casting and spinning gear are available, as well as the full range of necessary tackle for everything from cold stream to big game deep sea fishing. Popular lessons include fly-fishing school and hourly sessions for beginners and experts alike. Guided trips through the fertile bass and trout waters of north Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas are another specialty.
Atlanta's most exclusive shopping address, Phipps Plaza is home to upscale department stores, a 14-screen theater, restaurants, an elegant food court, and over 100 specialty shops. Opened in 1968 as the first enclosed two-level shopping center in the Southeast, Phipps draws fashionable browsers from across the state, while the Tavern plays host to the hippest after-work crowd in town. The center is easily accessible from all over Atlanta by public transportation. See website for complete list of restaurants, shops and services.
This stretch of Peachtree Road could well be considered the Rodeo Drive of the South, and nowhere is that more evident than at this upscale mall. Several hundred glitzy boutiques and specialty shops are spread throughout four levels, along with national anchors Neiman Marcus, Macy's and Bloomingdale's. Arguably Atlanta's best French and sushi restaurants are located within the mall, as well as a cinema complex and atrium-covered food court. A complementary shuttle runs from Lenox Square across the street to Phipps Plaza, the second gem in Atlanta's shopping crown.
4000 Pleasantdale Road Northeast Atlanta, GA 30340
Hop on your camel and trot on down to Leon International, an absolute bright spot in a desert of fast food places. This bakery and specialty foods market serves up exquisite Middle Eastern favorites. You will find a wide variety of tempting Arabic jams, breads, pastries, exotic coffees, nuts and grains from distant places. If you can't make it in to the charming shop, do the next best thing and order online from Leon's website.
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