Quality Inn Northeast
2960 N.E. Expressway
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: (770) 451-5231
Fax: (678) 287-2150
Established in 1983 in an apartment, Jewel Creations offers unique granulation jewelry as well as customized ones. Now located in an elegant space, they also appraise and restore jewelry. Browse through their striking pieces or give them an idea of what you want, you will surely won't be disappointed.
Atlanta Vintage Books houses over 50,000 rare and used books spanning many different subjects and genres. The staff is friendly, helpful and much more knowledgeable than those at the big chain stores. Special orders are also happily accommodated, as hard-to-find and out-of-print editions are a specialty among these old pros. The literary energy in this traditional neighborhood shop will restore your faith in the corner bookstore. To find that perfect gift for the bibliophile, head to Atlanta Vintage Books.
The collection of vintage furniture and architectural antiques at this Brookhaven auction house is so famous that Hollywood often comes calling, with major studios renting properties for period pictures from among Gatsby's massive inventory. Browsing the warehouse is like stepping back through history, with everything from estate jewelry to antique bars to vintage automobiles available for your daily perusal. Auction time is serious business at Gatsby's, however, with tickets selling at a fairly high price for the right to bid on the likes of Elton John's wardrobe.
Located on Atlanta's northeast side, about 15 minutes from downtown via Interstate 85, this practical mall is filled with sensible stores. You won't find the glitzy Buckhead brand shopping, but there are plenty of opportunities to browse national chains and specialty shops. Northlake Mall is anchored by Macy's, Sears and JC Penney, and also features a comprehensive food court with plenty of fast food choices.
A novel way to maintain a steady reserve of beer, Beer Growler offers its clients a growlers or standard beer bottles in which they can fill any beer, soda or cider from the 40 varieties available on tap. After finishing the quantity, the bottles can be refilled at any Beer Growler store nearby. A popular stop for locals, browse through the many labels and you are sure to find one of your choice.
REI is a warehouse-type store covering most popular outdoor sports. Dominated by camping gear such as packs and tents, REI also carries a wide selection of mountain bikes, skiing gear and mountain climbing equipment. It offers competitive prices and offers a membership program that gives you a 10 percent refund at the end of the year. The staff is knowledgeable and extremely helpful, no matter what your skill level or experience may be.
Whether you're looking for your daily jogging necessities or full-fledged running gear for your next marathon, Big Peach Running Co. has it all. Located in Brookhaven, the expansive store offers running shoes, apparel and accessories from some of the best brands in the business. The friendly staff at the store are dedicated runners themselves, and understand the needs of their customers well. Going beyond simply being a purveyor of running equipment, the store organizes numerous walking and running events throughout the year. Check website for more.
This shop offers a wide selection of audio books, that are useful to commuters and business travellers. If you prefer not to get your literature in traditional paper form, browse the store's massive library of more than 8000 titles, which also includes a nice selection of children's books. All items are available for purchase, as well as rental, and cassettes or CDs generally range from USD10-40 per title.
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.
For the perfect bagel and lox, potato latkes and all kinds of cream cheese, look no further than this bagel haven. This deli and bakery is a must whether you are relocating or just visiting town because it will introduce you to a whole new Southern bagel experience. In addition to delicious breakfast rounds, the kitchen offers omelettes, cookies, cakes and cheese blintzes for breakfast or snack time. A small dining area is provided, although most folks take their morning goodies to go.
A favorite among Emory University students and Druid Hills residents alike, Tall Tales Book Shop is one of the few local book stores left in town. These specialists carry the wide-release titles as well as smaller market books that would only be available through special order elsewhere. The staff is always willing to help but never pushy, making Tall Tales a very enjoyable book-buying experience.
The Book Nook is a must visit for its rows upon rows of quality used books that don the shelves. The tables outside are loaded with price-slashed titles, while inside you can choose from an even greater selection. The store also boasts an extensive used compact disc and record collection, along with videos and print materials. With books arranged both by genre and by hardcover versus paperback, it is not hard to find what you are looking for.