Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: The gayborhood has crossed the road

After the better part of 14 years, I moved out of Midtown in February, which I consider the official end of the area's reign as the gayest part of Atlanta. As much as I would like to claim credit, though, the p...
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’10th and Piedmont’ restaurant opening in former Outwrite bookstore space



Gilbert's Cafe and Bar owners say a restaurant named "10th and Piedmont" will  open in December in the space once occupied by Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse in the heart of the gayborhood.

Located next door to the former Outwrite space, the gay-friendly Gilbert's has been working on the expansion since early this year. It's December opening was first reported by the Midtown Patch  just days after news that a new restaurant named "10" is opening in the former Five Napkin Burger space.  So "10" will be located across the street from "10th and Piedmont" — a number developers are apparently hoping has the magic touch, at least much more so than five (Five Napkin only stayed open for about a year.)