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Permitting is underway for the conversion of the former Urban Chic Barbershop to a J.R. Crickets chicken wing restaurant near the Lakewood Heights neighborhood of south Atlanta.
After five years in the end cap of a gas station-adjacent plaza, the barbershop relocated to 1907 Metropolitan Pkwy.
The conversion from barbershop to restaurant will include a bar and kitchen install and paint for the 850-square-foot space, according to plans submitted to the City of Atlanta.
Owner Paul Juliano, who is currently readying a new downtown location off Park Place, tells What Now Atlanta a May 2020 opening is likely.
Two other intown staples recently announced forthcoming outposts in close proximity to the future J.R Crickets.