Tuesday, January 15, 2013
East Atlanta shop was burglarized in December.
Tuesday, January 15
by Elizabeth McKinstry EAST ATLANTA — What is a Cash Mob? It’s when a group of folks get together, pick a small locally-owned, independently-operated business, meet there at a certain day and time, and spend a suggested amount of $15. Studies have shown that significantly more money spent at a locally-owned business remains in the local economy, and it’s a great way to meet others who have similar interests. The first Atlanta Cash Mob of this year will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Gallery at 720 Moreland Ave. SE. There are so many worthy small businesses here in Atlanta, but Hodgepodge was burglarized in early December, and gathering here to help them make up their losses is a fitting way to …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
East Atlanta coffeehouse has new hours, too.
EAST ATLANTA — Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Gallery are set to celebrate their one year anniversary this month. Our plans for the new year begin by expanding our food menu to include a brunch on the weekends that will have you salivating at a mere glance of the menu. The wildly talented Chris McClain has created offerings that allow options for carnivores, vegetarians, vegans, gluten free and Paleo diets. Starting out as a dishwasher at a retirement home at 15 years old, Chris has cooked a variety of styles from fry-food fish stacks to made from scratch fine dining. Graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., Chris couldn’t be a more perfect fit for the Hodgepodge team. The weekend Brunch menu…
Monday, December 3, 2012
Cash and safe stolen from East Atlanta coffee shop in overnight break-in.
Atlanta police say someone broke into the Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Gallery in the early morning hours of Dec. 3. and stole an undetermined amount of cash, as well as a small safe. The burglar apparently tripped an alarm when he or she broke out a window around 12 a.m. The alarm company then called police, Atlanta police spokesman Sgt. Gregory Lyon told East Atlanta Patch.