Tour Ponce City Market

01 14 2016 | Posted in Events,History

We know that you get just as excited by the history of PCM as we do, which is why we’re happy to announce that we will begin offering tours on Saturdays. The rich history behind Ponce City Market is all in thanks to Sears, Roebuck, & Co. which began construction on the iconic building that we now occupy in 1926.

From development to future plans, you’ll get an inside look at the 2 million square foot building that has now become one of Atlanta’s largest adaptive reuse projects.

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For more information and to register for an upcoming tour, click here. We look forward giving you a behind-the-scenes look into Ponce City Market.

As Christmas draws near and we prepare to spend time with our family and friends this week, we’re looking forward to making new memories while celebrating holiday traditions. Shops and restaurants will be closed on Christmas Day at Ponce City Market, but we’ve got last minute shoppers covered on Christmas Eve and those still celebrating over New Year’s.

Keep reading for a list of restaurants and shops who will be offering limited hours during the upcoming holidays. We hope your holiday is merry and bright!

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18.21 Bitters

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-9:30PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9:00 PM

Alex and Ani

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Anthropologie

Christmas Eve: 9AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-6PM

Archer Paper Co.

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: Regular hours

Bellina Alimentari

Christmas Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-9PM

Binders

Christmas Eve: 9AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 9AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: Closed

Brezza Cucina

Christmas Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Eve: 7AM-Midnight

New Year’s Day: Regular Hours

Citizen Supply

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Collier Candy Company

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: Regular Hours

Dancing Goats Coffee

Christmas Eve: 6:30AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Day: 9AM-6PM

W.H. Stiles Fish Camp

Christmas Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Day: Closed

El Super Pan

Christmas Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-9PM

Farm to Ladle

Christmas Eve: 7AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 7AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-9PM

General Assembly

Christmas Eve: Closed

New Year’s Eve: Closed

New Year’s Day: Closed

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

H&F Burger

Christmas Eve: 7AM-9PM

New Year’s Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Day: 9AM-11PM

J.Crew

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Jia

Christmas Eve: Regular Hours

Christmas Day: Regular Hours

New Year’s Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Day: Regular Hours

Karoo

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-7PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

King of Pops

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Lily Rain

Christmas Eve: 9AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: Closed

Lou Lou

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-6PM

Lucky Lotus

Christmas Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-9PM

lululemon

Christmas Eve: 10AM-9PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-8PM

New Year’s Day: Closed

Madewell

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Michael Stars

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-6PM

Minero

Christmas Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Day: Regular Hours

Mountain High Outfitters

Christmas Eve: 8AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-8PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-8PM

Onward Reserve

Christmas Eve: 9AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Ponce Denim Co.

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 12PM-9PM

Rejuvenation

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-6PM

Rye 51

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Q Clothier

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

Simply Seoul

Christmas Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-9PM

Spiller Park

Christmas Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Eve: Regular Hours

New Year’s Day: 11AM-9PM

Strippaggio

Christmas Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 11AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 11AM-6PM

Sugarboo

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-9PM

The Frye Company

Christmas Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: Regular Hours

West Elm

Christmas Eve: 8AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 9AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 9AM-7PM

Williams-Sonoma

Christmas Eve: 8AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve: 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Day: 10AM-6PM

 

We kicked off the holiday season at the inaugural Holiday Spectacular this weekend at PCM. The festive day was filled magic tricks, chalk art, elf sightings, a gingerbread house display, choral performances and more. The evening ended with the first-ever lighting of tower on The Roof of PCM and a surprise visit from Santa himself. Santa propelled via zipline from 10 stories up to the ground level where he was greeted by his dedicated troupe of elves. Watch the video, captured by a drone, here.

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“We are excited to welcome the first holiday season at Ponce City Market. For those who grew up in Atlanta, we hoped to evoke memories of the tree lighting at the iconic Rich’s department store during our own lighting of the tower on The Roof. The Rich’s tree lighting was one of my fondest memories from my youth and the Holiday Spectacular at Ponce City Market marked the start of a new tradition for the Atlanta community,” says Jamestown president Michael Phillips.

As we continue to spread holiday cheer at PCM, we invite you to join us for Photos with Ponce City Santa all month long. Snap your photo with Santa on your camera or phone and let him know what is on the top of your wish list this holiday.

Photos with Ponce City Santa are complimentary and there is no appointment required. Santa will be available Saturdays and Sundays in December from 11AM-6PM on the second floor of the Central Food Hall. Santa will also be at PCM on Wednesday, December 23rd and Thursday, December 24th from 11AM-6PM. Don’t miss story time with Santa featuring live readings of everyone’s favorite holiday tales, every Saturday from 3-3:30PM.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #PonceCitySanta to share your moment with us! See you for a little holiday magic at Ponce City Market soon.

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A number of the shops at Ponce City Market are joining in the long standing tradition of opening early on the day after Thanksgiving to meet the rush of holiday shopping.  Join us this Friday for your early morning coffee and a biscuit from Hop’s Chicken, and maybe even a mimosa at Brezza Cucina as we get started a little earlier than usual.  Take a stroll or bike ride down the BeltLine to visit PCM – we can’t wait to begin the holiday season with you.

For your convenience, here’s a list of shops and restaurants with extended hours on Black Friday:

Anthropologie: 6am-9pm

Bellina Alimentari: 10am-10pm

Dancing Goats: 8am-6pm

General Assembly: Closed

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop: 9am-10pm

J.Crew: 9am-10pm

Karoo: 10am-8pm

Lily Rain: 10am-10pm

lululemon: 7am-9pm

Madewell: 9am-10pm

Michael Stars: 8am-9pm

Mountain High Outfitters: 8am-11pm

Onward Reserve: 8am-9pm

Rejuvenation: 9am-9pm

The Frye Company: 9am-10pm

The Suzuki School: Closed

West Elm: 8am-9pm

Williams Sonoma: 8am-9pm

Also don’t forget that Spiller Park, Hop’s Chicken, and Farm to Ladle will be open for breakfast at 7am and Brezza Cucina will be opening for a special breakfast at 8am to get the day started right.

 

 

 

Holiday Spectacular

11 20 2015 | Posted in Events,History

For years Sears, Roebuck & Co. was a beacon of holiday magic for Atlanta and this year, we look forward to helping to carry on the tradition at Ponce City Market by kicking off the season with a Holiday Spectacular on Saturday, November 28th.

At the height of operations, Sears, Roebuck & Co. employed more than 1,000 employees in retail and order facilities every day. Approximately 500 additional employees were hired for the holiday season to ensure that all orders were filled in time for Christmas. The floors in the building were so large that many employees fulfilling catalog orders would wear roller skates to move throughout the space!

This year, we look forward to helping carry on the tradition at Ponce City Market by kicking off the season with a Holiday Spectacular on Saturday, November 28th. Enjoy twinkling lights, festive food & drinks, good cheer, and fun surprises will kick off the holiday season in true festive style.

Beginning at 3PM, join us for a gingerbread house display, face painting, magic tricks, chalk art, elf sightings and if you’re lucky, an appearance from Santa.

Some of Atlanta’s favorite choirs will perform throughout the day on the 2nd floor:

3:00 PM – Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus

4:00 PM – Atlanta Young Singers of Callanwolde

5:00 PM – Suzuki Singers of PCM’s The Suzuki School

6:00 PM – Georgia Tech Chamber Choir

8:00 PM – Atlanta Women’s Chorus

At 7PM, join us for the first lighting of the holiday decor and iconic Sears tower followed by an extra special arrival from Santa that you just can’t miss.

To learn more about this free event and other exciting holiday events we have planned throughout December, visit us here or check out our Facebook.

Don’t forget to take advantage of our complimentary bike valet if you’re arriving via the BeltLine. If you plan on driving, try the ParkMobile app and a portion of proceeds from your paid parking session will be donated to the Atlanta BeltLine!

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We’re looking forward to a fun filled Halloween at Ponce City Market. From markets to masks, we have you covered for a great time. We had the opportunity to sit down with American Field founder, Mark Bollman, to learn a little bit more about the pop-up market.

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How did American Field get started?

MB: As the founder of Ball and Buck, a high quality USA-Made menswear brand, I learned first hand how important personal interaction with customers was order to successfully build a brand from the ground up.  Its especially important when you’re talking about Made in USA products that don’t have the high margins and therefore large marketing budgets of imported goods.  American Field was designed to give Made in USA brands the perfect opportunity to come into a new market, meet thousands of new customers, build their brand awareness, and make direct sales during the event.

Tell us about American Field in 3 words.

MB: Community. Shopping. America.

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What can we expect from this weekend’s pop-up market?

MB: American Field Atlanta is the first market that we have held in the South and we couldn’t be more excited.  As an Atlanta native I grew up surrounded by creative makers my entire live.  American Field will provide a place to bring the greatest makers of the South together in celebration of the Made in America Movement.  We are thrilled to partner with the amazing Ponce City Market to bring our first Southern market to life.

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Why buy American made products?

MB: There is a tremendously positive impact on the local and national economy by purchasing domestically made goods.  In fact, if everyone spent just 5% on Made in USA goods we would create 1 Million Jobs in America.  Here is a short video put together by my friend Alex Bogusky that goes through, in simple terms, how there is a network effect to goods made in the USA.  It shows why it’s not just the direct dollars spent on the goods themselves, but the jobs that surround the manufacture of those goods that also are bolstered.

American Field is this Saturday and Sunday on the second floor of the PCM Food Hall from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Admission is free. For more information about American Field visit our Facebook event here. If you plan on driving, try the ParkMobile app and a portion of proceeds from your paid parking session will be donated to the Atlanta BeltLine!

The Makers of American Field

10 28 2015 | Posted in Events

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We’re thrilled to have American Field pop-up market here this Saturday and Sunday at PCM. A celebration of trade, American Field, showcases makers from across the country. We caught up with two of the makers, Owen Shea from Brothers Artisan Oil and Ashley Hanna from Mizzen + Main to learn more about their process.

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The Shea Family

Tell us about yourself. How did you get started?

OS: The brothers have always had some kind of facial hair, but Owen really started growing his out as part of embracing fatherhood, and Baxter, as part of his move to Boston. Owen found that beard oil did exist, but was unsatisfied with the offerings, and after some research, felt that he could develop a more beneficial blend. The brothers tested on themselves and their friends, Owen made the Instagram, and things took off. With both of them experienced bartenders they hit the drawing board.  “Mixing cocktails and mixing beard oils aren’t all that different. You need to know what people like and what people need

AH: When we started Mizzen+Main we saw much more than a “gap” in the marketplace; we saw a market at risk of becoming irrelevant to a crucially important demographic. Over the past decade, young, fitness-oriented, work-hard-play-hard professionals have grown increasingly addicted to performance fabrics. They’ve found they can run, cycle, climb, throw, row, and do dozens of other activities in athletic apparel made from enhanced fabric that moves with the body, wicks moisture, and allows plenty of give, where and when it’s needed.

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How has your brand evolved?

OS: We created the original product for ourselves and our friends, but quickly realized it was more than just a hobby. Some feel that the beard is just a trend, we realized we could actually change the face (pun intended) of men’s grooming and encourage hesitant beard growers. There is an awkward stage that every beard goes through before it becomes wonderful, and knowing that many men have made it through or made gains because of us is truly wonderful. We are now in multiple stores on the east cost and plan to expand other parts of the country, hopefully find a new home in Atlanta for our products!

AH: We started Mizzen+Main with a groundbreaking innovation: performance fabric dress shirts. That spirit of innovation and combining performance with tradition will continue as we expand into chinos (in time for the holidays), blazers, and broadening our footprint overall with a greater selection for current and new customers.

Describe your brand in 3 words:

OS: Classic, timeless, natural

AH: Innovative, Athletic, All-American

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What is your favorite part of American Field?

OS: My favorite part of American Field is the first morning, makers standing behind their goods, coffee in hand, with a sense of pride and honor across the entire room. It’s about meeting people and sharing who you are and what you make.

AH: My favorite part of American Field is meeting guys from all of the USA I might not of met before that wear Mizzen+Main. Also, I love meeting and chatting with other entrepreneurs in the American Made fashion industry, understanding what’s working and how they’re growing.

Have you been to Atlanta before?

OS: I have been to Atlanta once when I was 8 or so, I think I still have the pennies I put on the train tracks. We are very excited to be a part of the American made movement and to do this at the historical Ponce City Market.

AH: I haven’t! Coming from Dallas we are super excited for American Field to be more southern vs. DC, Boston and Brooklyn.

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American Field is Saturday, October 31 & Sunday, November 1st from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Admission is free. For more information visit our Facebook event here.

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We’re looking forward to a fun filled Halloween at Ponce City Market. From markets to masks, we have you covered for a great time.

October 31st will kickoff with a makers market from American Field. This pop-up exhibition celebrates American-made goods and the people behind them. The market will be open from 10AM-6PM on October 31st and November 1st at Ponce City Market. Admission is free.

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On the evening of October 31st, local band the Quiet Hounds will be storming the grounds of PCM for an incredible performance. Join your friends for a night of ghosts and ghouls – and don’t forget your mask. Event starts at 8PM. Tickets are now available.

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The children of the Suzuki School will parade through the Central Food Hall on October 30th in their very best Halloween costumes. You won’t want to miss this, so head over to the Food Hall at 4:30PM for a scary-cute treat.

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We can’t wait to see you at PCM. Don’t forget to take advantage of our complimentary bike valet if you’re arriving via the BeltLine. If you plan on driving, try the ParkMobile app and a portion of proceeds from your paid parking session will be donated to the Atlanta BeltLine!

For the Red Bull Soapbox Race this year, we entrusted our very best conductors to lead the Southern Railroaders down the hill. Betsy and Kristen steered the Ponce City Express down North Ave. in style.

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Made from recycled and reclaimed materials, the Ponce City Express was built as an homage to traveling through the South by railway.

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Our team had been practicing for weeks and at the top of the hill, everyone was ready to show Atlanta what the Ponce City Express was made of.

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Want to see how the Ponce City Express handled the course? Click here to check out our run!

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We’re just days away from Party at Ponce and we’re already dreaming of the tastings from some of Atlanta’s most celebrated chefs. PCM Food Hall chefs along with chefs from across the city will come together this Saturday, October 10th to provide a culinary experience like no other.

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Guests at Party at Ponce can look forward to these delicious bites:

  • Chef Craig Richards of St. Cecelia: Smoked Kabocha squash casoncelli with Dungeness Crab and burnt chives
  • Chef Jay Swift of 4th & Swift: Smoked chicken “Cotechino” with padron chili aioli
  • Chef Zeb Stephenson of Watershed on Peachtree: Sweet and spicy snack mix with country ham salt
  • Chef Scott Serpas of Serpas True Food: House smoked salmon chips with chipotle cream cheese, red onions and house chips
  • Chef Pano Karatassos of KYMA: Octopus carpaccio and Bulgur stuffed grape leaves
  • Chef Bryan Cates of Basico: Heritage pozole rojo
  • Dale Donchey of Spiller Coffee: The worst cocktail you’ve ever tried twice
  • City Winery: Music City Pinot Noir Roundabout Red Blend
  • Sweetwater Brewery: Hop Hash, Blue, & Take 2 Pills
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  • Chef Sean Brock of Minero: Charcoal grilled chicken wings doused with Valentina sauce
  • Chef Jiguo Jiang and Dahe Yang of Jia: Pork dan dan noodles
  • Meherwan Irani of Boti: Lamb Kofta with mint-cilantro chutney, caramelized dates, Persian feta and chaat slaw
  • Chef Anne Quatrano of W.H. Stiles Fish Camp (Dub’s): Roasted gulf oysters with hot sauce and crackers
  • David Berry of Bellina: Fontina cheese stuffed meatball, velvety tomato passata and crispy schiacciata bread
  • Chef Hector Santiago and Chef Pedro Matos of El Super Pan: Pan de Jamon Y Queso
  • Chef Linton Hopkins of Hop’s Chicken: Chicken wings with frim from sauce
  • Biltong Bar
  • Chef Jonathan Waxman and Chef Adam Evans of Brezza Cucina
  • Lucky Lotus: Banging Body smoothie
  • The Mercury: Creole poached shrimp remoulade with Adair Park Urban Farm’s micrograms
  • Proof: Old fashioned with Virgil Kaine Robber Baron Rye whiskey and Proof Traditional cocktail syrup
  • 18.21 Bitters: Tastes of small batch cocktail bitters, tinctures, and shrubs and syrups
  • Wes Jones of Honeysuckle Gelato
  • Strippagio
  • Farm to Ladle: Tomato basil bisque
  • Hannah Chung of Simply Seoul Kitchen: Spicy Korean pork bulgogi

Still need tickets? Exciting news! Party at Ponce has reached its fundraising goal and wants to share the success. Use the promo code: ShareintheSuccess to get 25% off your ticket order now! See you this Saturday at Ponce City Market.