Adiós, Señior P

20160629-papa-psWe were sad to see Papa P’s close down after three and a half years in business. There seems to have been a rash of restaurant closings recently. We’ll have to watch to see what goes in the space that has housed another Mexican restaurant and also a pizzeria. Here’s a link to Papa P’s Facebook page.

Woodstock’s Ever Changing Face


In this photo from June 21, 2016, we see the final days of the Natural Strides business as they closed their doors on June 25. Beverly's Day Spa also shut down in downtown Woodstock, but the house known as the Howell House was bought by local … [Continue reading]

Costco Coming to Woodstock

2016027: Alpharetta, GA: Costco gas station HDR in Alpharetta.

The Woodstock City Council on Monday approved plans for a Costco and mixed-use development on Ridgewalk Parkway near The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta and the Woodstock City Church. The development includes a Costco Wholesale club and an 18-pump gas … [Continue reading]

New Woodstock Icon


Workers install the new guitar sculpture created by Deidre Smith of Blue Frog Imports and Art on the Elm Street Event Green on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. The Elm Street Cultural Arts Village Sculpture Garden will have a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome … [Continue reading]

Volcano Steak & Sushi


A Volcano Steak & Sushi is coming into the old Towne Lake Diner location at 2990 Eagle Drive in Woodstock. Also coming into that retail location is Sugar Belles Bakery, a "boutique-style wedding cake company." It will be in the former location of … [Continue reading]

Alpine Bakery Now Open

20160419: Alpine Bakery at Toonigh Road in Woodstock.

The Alpine Bakery is now open at 405 Toonigh Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, at the corner of Highway 5. The hours will be Tuesday – Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and closed on Monday's. The 14,000 square foot bakery will also be used for wholesale … [Continue reading]

Now Hiring


Keegan's Public House in Woodstock is now accepting applications for their soon-to-be open Woodstock location. Visit to find more information. It is in the location of the former Jump Kitchen and Saloon and Boogey's Bar and Grille … [Continue reading]