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Smoothie King raising money for Bert's Big Adventure

Smoothie King raising money for Bert's Big Adventure

ATLANTA -- Smoothie King locations across metro Atlanta are spending the entire month of June raising money for Bert's Big Adventure.

PHOTOS | Bert's Big Adventure 2012

Customers who give $1 to the non-profit will receive a $2 "bounce back" coupon from Smoothie King.

The goal is to raise at least $5,000 by the end of the month.

Bert's Big Adventure, which was founded by Bert Weiss of Q100's "The Bert Show," sends children with chronic and terminal illnesses on an all-expense-paid trip to Walt Disney World.

Metro Atlanta has a number of Smoothie King shops:

* 12280 Houze Road
* 5530 Windward Parkway, Suite 320

* 1591 South Lumpkin Street
* 2361 West Broad Street

Bojangles' adding 7 metro Atlanta restaurants

Bojangles' adding 7 metro Atlanta restaurants

ATLANTA -- A chain of chicken restaurants is finding Georgia, and especially metro Atlanta, to be one of its best markets.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'N Biscuits expects to add nine new restaurants, including seven in metro Atlanta, by the end of 2012. Locations include Canton, Cartersville, Cornelia, Jefferson, Lithia Springs, Tifton, Toccoa, Villa Rica, and at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Most are franchises, but at least two of the new stores will be company-owned, according to Bojangles' Restaurants Inc. executive vice president Eric Newman.

The chain plans an additional seven stores in 2013.

"The growth has picked up in Atlanta more than any other," Newman said. "It's our No. 1 growth market right now."

Restaurants typically are 3,800 square feet and employ about 15 people, Newman said. Each location requires an investment of about $1.7 million.

Stevi B's Ultimate Pizza Buffet Nominated for Partner in Education Award

Stevi B's Ultimate Pizza Buffet Nominated for Partner in Education Award

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Stevi B's Ultimate Pizza Buffet was recognized by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce at their annual Partners in Education Breakfast on May 3rd.  The Partners in Education program pairs local businesses in the community with local Cherokee County schools.  Stevi B's has two Cherokee County locations and both were nominated as Partner of the Year for all the support they give their partner schools.

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3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- It's back! Starbucks' wildly popular Frappuccino Happy Hour event will return this Friday, May 4.

The coffeehouse chain will hold Frappuccino Happy Hour every day through Sunday, May 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All sizes of the Frappuccino frozen drinks are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks has brought back its two coconut drinks -- the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino and the Coconut Crème Frappuccino -- for summer. It also debuted two brand new flavors on Tuesday.

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is "an indulgent blend of rich mocha sauce, vanilla syrup, Frappuccino chips, our signature Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk blended with ice and topped with delicious chocolatey whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumbles."

DEALCHICKEN | Half-price N.Y.-style pizza

DEALCHICKEN | Half-price N.Y.-style pizza

ATLANTA -- New York-style pizza in the Atlanta suburbs? Don't mind if I do!

For this week only, DealChicken is offering a delicious deal for its metro Atlanta members: $20 for $40 worth of food and drink at Romeo's New York Pizza.

This promotion, which expires Aug. 7, is good at both Atlanta-area Romeo's locations: 9700 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek and 139 South Clayton Street in Lawrenceville. Three more restaurants are scheduled to open this summer -- Alpharetta, Canton and Emory.

Learn more about DealChicken and sign up for its "eggcellent" daily deals at www.dealchicken.com/atlanta-ga.

Bojangles' to open in Canton

Bojangles' to open in Canton

CANTON, Ga. -- The latest Bojangles' restaurant in metro Atlanta will open in Canton on Thursday.

To celebrate the grand opening, Bojangles' employees will hand out gift cards valued from $10 to $100 to the first 50 people in line, beginning at 5 a.m. Free iced tea and coffee will be available at the drive-thru window from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

"We are thrilled to open a new Bojangles' restaurant in Canton and serve residents of the local community a delicious, satisfying meal," Kristal Beaver, president of Acorn Food Group LLC, said in a statement. "Bojangles' is sure to impress new and longtime fans of the brand, and we look forward to offering the most flavorful chicken and biscuits in town, and breakfast all day long."

The new Bojangles' is located at 1665 Ball Ground Highway. Its hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.