Ponce City Market is Launching a Rooftop Beer Garden This Summer
By Chris Fuhrmeister - For Atlanta Eater
With most of Ponce City Market’s Central Food Hall up and running, the next big project is the development’s rooftop space. Over the weekend, Atlantans got a first look at the Coney Island-themed venue, which includes an assortment of carnival games and amusements. The Roof is on track to officially open this summer, and when it does, a beer garden called 9 Mile Station will be there to quench visitors’ thirsts.
New Atlanta beer gardens offer different takes on tradition
By Bob Townsend - For the AJC
Touted as an “elevated beer garden,” Nine Mile Station opened in late October on The Roof of Ponce City Market. The idea came from Kelvin and Mandy Slater of Slater Hospitality, who founded the Blue Moon Pizza franchise in Atlanta.
7 Things to Know About 9 Mile Station in Atlanta
By Christopher Hassiotis - For Zagat
...the question everyone has is: "When will the rooftop open?" Well, open 9 Mile Station just did, with a rooftop beer garden serving massive brews to eager crowds since early last week. Here's all the essential intel on Atlanta's newest — and already hottest — rooftop spot.
Ponce City Market brings Mardi Gras to The Roof
By Paul Milliken - For Fox 5 Atlanta
It’s probably too late to book a trip to the French Quarter for Mardi Gras, but lucky us — The next best thing may be happening right here in Atlanta. Starting Friday, The Roof at Ponce City Market is hosting a weekend-long party dedicated to Mardi Gras, transforming the space into a New Orleans-meets-Atlanta celebration of fun, food, and good music.
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9 Mile Station — Set on the rooftop of the happening mixed-use development Ponce City Market — the revamped shell of the historic Sears, Roebuck & Co. — 9’s only access is via a freight elevator operated by a tour guide whose two-minute storytelling builds up to the climax of Skyline Park’s entrance. 9 Mile Station literally takes it to the next level.
Dish of the Week: Patty Melt at 9 Mile Station
By Henri Hollis - For AJC
Skyline Park, on the rooftop of Ponce City Market, specializes in hipster-approved nostalgia, updated for our modern times. The old-school fairground games, a carpet slide, putt-putt and the Heege Tower appeal to the inner child, while beer, wine and cocktails tamp down the inhibitions of the outward adult. Once you’ve worked up an appetite elsewhere on the rooftop, beer garden-restaurant 9 Mile Station has a few menu items to scratch that same nostalgic itch. Chief among them: the 9 Mile Station patty melt.