Beloved ‘Disco Kroger’ closing Buckhead location

ATLANTA — Call it the last dance.

A beloved Kroger location is closing its doors for good after a renovation of the Piedmont Peachtree Crossing shopping center.

The store is nicknamed “Disco Kroger” because it used to be next to a dance club in the 1980s.

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The grocery chain hasn’t said why its leaving but the shopping center owner hopes to replace the Kroger with another grocery store.

Several Krogers in Atlanta have fun and unique nicknames.

The Kroger location on Ponce de Leon Avenue is called the “Beltline Kroger” (formerly Murder Kroger), the location on Caroline Street is called Hipster Kroger, the Kroger on Glenwood Avenue is called Krobar.

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