Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Production for "A Friggin' Christmas Miracle," which will star Robin Williams, Joel McHale, Lauren Graham and Candice Bergen, is expected to take place all day Wednesday in front of the Norcross Station Cafe.
Update, 7:23 p.m. Here's a recap of the filming in Norcross. ------- Update, 4:41 p.m. Norcross Patch captured a few photos of the set in Norcross. Check out the pictures here. -------- Updated, 9 a.m. A production company is expected to start filming in Historic Downtown Norcross on Wednesday (April 24) for the opening scene of a Christmas movie. Crews could arrive as early as 4:30 a.m. to begin shooting the flick, which is about parents dealing with the stresses of kids and the holidays, according to the city of Norcross website. Filming is expected to last only Wednesday through 7 p.m., but depending on weather and other conditions, the shoot in Norcross could take longer and may continue on Thursday, said production team's location …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The city is offering horse-drawn carriage rides, a kissing booth, vow renewals and more for Feb. 14th.
Do you know what your game plan is for Valentine's Day? Whether you're celebrating with your honey or you're single and ready to mingle, Historic Downtown Norcross will have a little bit for everyone Feb. 14th. A number of restaurants are offering chef specials and champagne. Some notable eateries include Mojitos, Paizano's, Dominick's, Zapata and Bleu House Market. Dining solo? Grab a pint and check out Iron Horse Tavern for the singles scene. Downtown also will have an array of activities to do before and after eating, too. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the city will have horse-drawn carriage rides, a kissing booth, vow renewals and walk-up wine tastings. Make sure to browse the shops and galleries for tasty samples, live music and roses…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Check out these homes within walking distance of Norcross' downtown shops and eateries.
Looking for a home near or in downtown Norcross? Here are some of Patch's picks. See also: Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Terra Dog Bakery will have free pet food, contests, pet photography and live music.
Terra Dog Bakery in Historic Downtown Norcross is having its grand opening this Saturday with free pet food, contests, pet photography and live music. The bakery, run by brothers Tim and Andrew Suggs, offers breed-specific organic dog foods, in addition to tasty dog treats such as biscuits, cakes and beef jerky. The foods come in three flavors for 26 different breeds. "Each breed has different nutritional needs, so our treats are formulated to cater to those needs based on what ailments they typically suffer from," said Tim, who owns two German shepherds. He and Andrew started the breed-specific dog food via Amazon more than a year ago, with Andrew coming from the culinary field and Tim coming from an Internet marketing background. They …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Norcross took a step back to the 19th century last Saturday for Wild West Day.
Historic Downtown Norcross took a step back in time to the 19th century last Saturday for Wild West Day. Taking place on Skin Alley and South Peachtree Street, the festival was filled with live music, food and a gunslinger. Kicking off the event was gunslinger Jim Dunham, a historian and accomplished gunslinger. He told tales of the West and did live demonstrations with his pistols, sans bullets. Judges and guests sampled barbecue from Mojito's, 45 South Cafe and Iron Horse Tavern and voted for their best picks. From the ballots, Iron Horse's pulled pork taco was the clear winner. There was also a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to any downtown restaurant in the afternoon, too. In between all of it, music was played by T. Collier and …