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Uptown Holiday Shop Hop to kick off annual event

Shopping local is the theme for the annual Uptown Shop Hop and always draws a large crowd during the holiday season.

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On Thursday, December 4 from 4-10 p.m. Uptown businesses will have extended hours featuring sales specials, appetizers, drinks and live entertainment for shoppers. 

The annual event takes place throughout four business districts including East Fulton, East Hills, Wealthy Street and Eastown. Neighborhoods included are Eastown, East Hills, Baxter, Midtown, Fulton Heights and Heritage Hill with six free shuttles running between them. The shuttles will include hosts to help guide visitors to their favorite shops.

"Uptown Holiday Shop Hop brings together four business districts for a festive night of holiday shopping," says Jessa Timmer, Uptown Corridor Manager. "Locals and visitors alike are able to find the very best in unique gifts all while supporting neighborhood businesses."  

Over 70 businesses are participating this year from restaurants to retailers, art galleries and hair salons, including 

This year's lead sponsor is Griffin Properties

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