Exploring new playgrounds near Dunwoody

If you have children and live in Dunwoody, odds are you have ventured to Brook Run Park a time or two. Or 40. While Brook Run offers loads of playground equipment, gazebos with picnic tables, a walking trail, and more, if you and your children are looking for some different playtime opportunities, here are a few nearby options. 

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Brookhaven’s Verde Taqueria now open in Chastain area

If you’re a fan of Verde Taqueria on Dresden Drive in Brookhaven, there’s another location to love. Their tasty tacos are now available at 4600 Roswell Road near Windsor Parkway. The same delicious menu, which includes pulled pork and fried chicken tacos, quesadillas and varied margaritas, is in place at this larger location. The restaurant features a full bar with TVs and a large dining room with both tables and booths. 

Check them out at verdetacos.com

Volunteers needed for Arbor Day project

Trees Atlanta and the City of Brookhaven are hosting an Arbor Day Tree planting in Georgian Hills Park on Saturday, Feb. 18, starting at 8:45 am. The project is expected to last a half day. Volunteers and staff will plant 35 trees and spread mulch. Bring your own work gloves!
For more information, email news@brookhavenga.gov. Georgian Hills Park is located at 2800 Georgian Drive East.

Southern Custard opening in Brookhaven

Get your taste buds ready for some “comfort in a cone.” Southern Custard will be opening in Brookhaven’s Brookleigh Market this spring. Construction is well under way and the shop is starting to hire staff. 

Frozen custard is a creamier cousin of ice cream, whipped with eggs for a smooth, rich taste. Menu items will include a variety of flavors served in cups, waffle cones, shakes, concretes and even pies.

The shop will be located at 3575 Durden Drive next to the newly opened Marlow’s Tavern. Visit www.southerncustard.com
for more information. 

Save the dates for Brookhaven Cherry Festival

Come out to Blackburn Park on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 from 10 am to 6 pm each day for the annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival. Enjoy food trucks, a children’s village, a pet parade and a 5K run/1K walk.

Blackburn Park is located at 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Brookhaven, GA 30319.

Follow @brookcherryfest on social media: FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram and use hashtag #blossom17. For event schedule, run registration, parking and transportation information, as well as festival updates visit their web site: www.brookcherryfest.org

The Cook’s Warehouse reopening in Brookhaven

The Cook’s Warehouse will be among new tenants at the new Peachtree Crossing retail center,  currently under construction at the intersection of Peachtree Industrial Blvd. and Johnson Ferry Road. The retail store and home of cooking classes is closing its Decatur location on W. Ponce de Leon Ave. and setting up shop in Brookhaven by April 2017.

Previously, The Cook’s Warehouse operated a store further south in Brookhaven at 4046 Peachtree Road but shuttered that location in March 2015. 

The main anchor at Peachtree Crossing is a 45,000-square-foot Whole Foods Marketplace. Other tenants will include restaurants and shops. Developer S.J. Collins plans a spring 2017 opening. 

Hobnob moving into Town Brookhaven

Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern is bringing burgers, brews and more to Town Brookhaven this May. Taking over the long-vacant space once occupied by Smash Kitchen & Bar, this will be Hobnob’s second location in Atlanta following its first stop in Buckhead. 

With a unique tavern menu that includes tasty items such as Southern Spring Rolls with smoked pork and bacon onion jam, Pecan Crusted Georgia Trout and eight types of specialty burgers, there are many options for Atlanta foodies. Maybe Burger Boy can sample those for us! 

Check out the full menu at hobnobatlanta.com