Omo, Domo Arigato, Omo

omo-closedDomo Arigato, Omo. Omo Fish House, Café, Smokehouse and Market, closed in November, after having been open only since May of this year. Their name reminded us of the Styx song “Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto.” Translated from Japanese, Domo Arigato means “Thank You Very Much.” The cafe and market was in a former Zaxby’s restaurant building.

Fitness 19 Closes

Exercise equipment sits to be loaded into a truck outside at the Fitness 19 gym at Eagle Drive and Bells Ferry Road in Woodstock as the business shuts down, shown on November 15. Another gym, Superior Fitness also on Bells Ferry, closed down earlier … [Continue reading]

Christmas in November

A van slowly drives by the Woodstock Market's storefront display on Monday, November 14, 2016, at Bells Ferry Road and Highway 92. The theme for this year is The Grinch. They started the large Christmas displays in 2013. The four-window display has … [Continue reading]

Woodstock Summer Concert Series

The Woodstock Summer Concert Series launched a newly-designed webpage today with information about Saturday's concert with Mark Wills at the new Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater in downtown Woodstock. Thomas Fountain opens the 7:30 free show, … [Continue reading]

Permanently Closed

Sad to see the sign on the door of the MexiCantina saying "Sorry, but we are Permanently Closed." The restaurant on Bells Ferry Road opened in June of this year. … [Continue reading]

Newt and Callista Return

Newt Gingrich and Callista Gingrich will return to the FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock on Friday October 28, 2016. They are shown with Foxes Jackie Tanase (left) and Ellen Ward. Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, will have the second novel in … [Continue reading]

New Amphitheater Open House

The new Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater in downtown Woodstock will welcome the public to an open house on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The new facility is 99 percent done, and the free open house will begin at 6:30 p.m. The grand opening … [Continue reading]