Fishmonger opens in new space

Fishmonger Steak & Seafood Restaurant has reopened under new ownership at 6017 Sandy Springs Circle, adjacent to CityWalk in the space formerly occupied by The Loop.

The Sandy Springs restaurant is owned and operated by Energé Restaurant Group, which has retained the kitchen staff from the former location in the strip shopping center at the intersection of Roswell Road and Belle Isle Drive.

Fishmonger offers an array of fresh seafood, steaks, appetizers, soups and salads, with nightly special entrees, a full bar, wines and entertainment.

Caya, the upstairs outdoor dining restaurant, will open in mid-spring.

Fishmonger is open Tuesday through Sunday from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Call 404-843-3403 for more information or reservations.

Baverman reappointed as federal magistrate

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has appointed Alan Baverman of Sandy Springs to a second term as a full-time U.S. magistrate judge, effective Feb. 1.

Magistrate judges are appointed for eight-year terms by the U.S. district judges of their district. Their duties include the preliminary proceedings in federal felony cases, the trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases, various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from the district judges, and the trial and disposition of civil cases upon the consent of the litigants.

Baverman’s reappointment followed the recommendation of a merit selection panel that considered comments from lawyers and the public, as well as other evidence concerning his character, judgment and legal ability.

A Royal Affair Cafe to hold Give Back Party

A Royal Affair Cafe will host a Give Back Party on April 25 at the Parkside Shopping Center in Sandy Springs to provide an opportunity for the community to support children with cancer and celebrate owner Lila Shirley’s six years of being cancer-free.

The cost is $30 for adults and $10 for children. A Royal Affair will seek donations for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and a percentage of the evening’s proceeds will go to Children’s Healthcare.

A Royal Affair is at 5920 Roswell Road, Suite D-205. For details, call 404-252-7713, or visit

Mosaic Group adds remodeler Foerst

Scott Foerst has joined Mosaic Group, formerly known as Deckwright and The Building Firm, two Atlanta home remodeling companies, as a remodeling consultant.

Foerst has an architecture degree from Carnegie Mellon University and is a certified EarthCraft remodeler, a licensed Georgia remodeler and a real estate agent. He has 14 years’ experience in remodeling.

Mosaic Group has a showroom at 2358 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 300, in the Perimeter area of DeKalb County.