Trek Bicycles Peachtree City is one of two locations of the family-owned and operated bike shop in the Atlanta area. In addition to selling a diverse selection of BMX, Mountain, Road, City and Kids' bikes, as well as bicycle parts and walk-in repairs, this friendly and full service shop encourages bike riders to stop by and learn how to fix their rides themselves! The shop also offers professional bike fittings, bicycle rentals and information on local rides. They give service with a smile, all with the goal of getting you on your bicycle and ready to ride!
For all things funky, vintage, modern, deco and retro, head to Highland Row Antiques where you'll find an assortment of furniture, lighting, home décor, kitchen goods, jewelry and other items from decades past. Tucked away on the edge of Virginia Highlands near Ponce de Leon Avenue, the storefront may appear small at first glance; however, a large downstairs space is packed full of treasures to explore. With over 20 sellers, there is a great variety of merchandise with modern and Art Deco styles prominently featured. Be sure to visit the first Saturday of the month when the store offers a basement market with a new truckload of goods fresh from the antique market.
Probably the city’s oldest organic outdoor farmer’s market, the Morningside Farmers’ Market has been operating on North Highland Avenue since 1995. Open each Saturday morning year-round, the Market features vendors and artisans selling their own organic produce, sustainably raised meats, artisan breads and handmade goods. What you’ll find at the market depends on what’s in season, but rest assured that it’s always fresh and from local farmers and producers from no more than two hours away. As a bonus, the Morningside Market regularly features cooking demonstrations by some of Atlanta’s most highly regarded chefs. Spend the morning strolling the market and other quaint shops and restaurants in this pedestrian friendly neighborhood.
One of the largest outdoor markets in the city, the Peachtree Road Farmers Market offers produce, plants, food goods, arts and crafts from local producers. Located in the parking lot of St. Philip’s Cathedral, the market is open on Saturday mornings from April to December. With locally roasted coffee and fresh pastries on site, come early and grab some breakfast while you shop. Friendly vendors are happy to share samples of their goods such as honey, artisan cheeses and yogurt to name a few. Of course, you’ll also find lots of organic and locally grown seasonal produce direct from the farm. Live cooking demos, offered each week by some of Atlanta’s top chefs, will help you transform your farm finds into a delectable dish.
Housed in a nondescript structure on Carroll Street, Little's Food Store may be easy to overlook; but be assured you will be missing out on some delicious burgers. Little's Food Store was established in 1929, and has remained unchanged since then. The grocery store and deli has been delighting customers for more than eight decades, garnering a huge clientele that only keeps on growing. The burgers keep people coming back for more. The patty is rich making each bite heavenly, and is well complemented by vegetables and sauces. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. The supermarket stores fresh grocery, wines, beer, candy, bread and any food item you may require.
This corner record shop, with vinyl discs on sale, is reminiscent of yesteryear music stores. Stocking an impressive selection, this laid-back and fun local spot is also a great source for music news, band announcements and concert information. For the lover of fiction and animation, Criminal Records also has one of the best comics archives in the city.
Located on the Memorial Drive, The Little Tart is a charming bakery with lots to offer. Amazing cookies, galettes, quiches and of course, tarts will be found on the menu here along with many other confections that blend the fine arts of Southern cooking and French pâtisserie. This Grant Park joint offers some of the best ham n' cheese croissants in the city also, the creme fraiche quiches come highly recommended.
Experience some of the city's best baked goods, hearty breakfasts and gourmet sandwiches at this popular daytime dining spot. Situated alongside Freedom Park's extensive pathways, it's the perfect place to grab a quick coffee and muffin after a morning jog. Better yet, sit down, relax and enjoy a full- service breakfast or lunch while you savor the café's high-quality, fresh roasted coffee and free WiFi. The menu features breakfast and brunch items all day. Standouts include the sweet potato pancakes, shrimp and grits, and curried chicken salad sandwich. Most of Highland Bakery's menu items incorporate their fine house-made breads. Don't leave without picking up some of their fabulous pastries, cookies and cupcakes to enjoy later. Highland Bakery on Wheels is the mobile version of their awesome bakeshop, to know where it goes next check their website.
Although not as popular as big sisters Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, this Atlanta mall hardly plays second fiddle in retail selection. Choose from such diverse and popular shops as Payless Shoe Source, Radio Shack, Foot Locker, One Price Clothing, and Ashley Stewart. American Deli and Murphy's headline a group of fine dining options to nourish hungry shoppers, and such service industry outlets as Citizens Trust and A1 Art and Printing add the convenience of one-stop shopping.
If you're looking for premium quality cigars and fine scotch, Highland Cigar Co. is the modernized cigar bar and lounge for you. As soon as you step in, you are greeted by the sight of comfortable leather sofas, high definition TVs, humidors and accessories. The bar offers more than 40 types of Scotches, mojitos, martinis, cognacs and more. In addition to popular brands, they offer exclusive hand rolled cigars and rare international brands too. Their state of the art air quality control ventilation system ensures the indoor air is regularly recycled. With an exclusive retail outlet in the lounge area, this is one of Atlanta's refined locations to celebrate with friends.
Preparing for an outdoor adventure? Head to the Mountain high outfitters for a complete package. This well stashed store offers a variety of sportswear, accessories, sporting equipment and footwear. Located within the Ponce City Market, the store has a warm and friendly staff that will help you throughout your shopping. Be it a backpacking trip or a yoga session that you are looking forward to, Mountain High Outfitters is the right choice to make.