Friday, February 1, 2013
Condesa Coffee was closed Friday morning for repairs.
OLD FOURTH WARD — Condesa Coffee is recovering today from yet another break-in. A hand-written note on the front door informed patrons that the business was "closed until further notice due to (another) break-in. Our Apologies." The message alluded to the break-in that occurred two weeks ago at the same location. Matthew Davis, Condesa's general manager, recorded a video after the first break-in, in which he shared that a pickaxe was used by the intruder to come through one of their walls. In today's incident, a large window was visibly broken on the side of the business. The managers of the store were not immediately available to discuss the break-in. According to Officer John Chafee, it was "around 6:00 a.m." when officers responded …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Burglar took an undisclosed amount of cash.
OLD FOURTH WARD — Atlanta police are looking for a man who burglarized the Condesa Coffee shop sometime Wednesday night into Thursday morning — using a pickaxe. The man, who was caught on video took an undisclosed amount of cash from the popular coffee and wine shop located at the corner of Boulevard and Freedom Parkway. "I noticed a big chunk of drywall was laying on the ground, " Matthew Davis, Condesa's general manager, told East Atlanta Patch. When he went to the other side of the wall, that's when he saw the pickaxe and called police. The man who is black, is clean-shaven, with a thin build and what appears to be a receding hairline. (The coffee shop posted the video on its Facebook page.) The incident is just the latest in a number …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Old Fourth Ward coffee shop gets support from Neighborhood Planning Unit-M for liquor license application.
The owners of Condesa Coffee are seeking a liquor license to add to the popular Old Fourth Ward eatery's menu of offerings. Condesa, which is currently undergoing a remodeling of its interior, wants to expand its offerings to be more profitable. The coffee shop sought and received support from Neighborhood Planning Unit-M on Monday for its liquor license application with the city. The focus will be on looking for locally produced craft beers as well as distinctive wines, as well mixed coffee drinks, Octavian Stan, one of Condesa's owners told East Atlanta Patch.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Flat Stanley visits Atlanta.
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Thursday, February 17, 2011
Marie Barker, a children's theater teacher and restaurant worker, writes a letter to a group of first-graders in Missouri about her week with Flat Stanley Thursday from the outdoor patio of Condesa Coffee in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The Flat Stanley Project is designed to get children to write more. Participants, like Barker, receive a Flat Stanley cutout, keep it for a week and write about all the places he's been before being mailed back to students.