Old-School Record Shop Opens on LaVista

Ella Guru Record Shop opened last month in the Oak Grove shopping center.

A all-vinyl record shop opened quietly in Oak Grove last month. And it's more of a return than an opening.

Ella Guru Record Shop opened adjacent to Beer Growler Nation, replacing the closed Beehive hair salon at 2747 LaVista Road, according to Tomorrow's News Today.

From the TNT post, a brief history of this store as it has traveled throughout metro Atlanta:

Don Radcliffe opened the first Ella Guru in Vista Grove shopping center in the late 1990s. A few years later he packed up and relocated to the Publix-anchored Toco Hill shopping center. The store later expanded into a second storefront but in 2007, he moved once again. Subleasing a small space from an adjacent scooter shop, Ella Guru reopened on Elizabeth Street in Inman Park in late 2007. The store was not far from today's Victory Sandwich. When the scooter shop closed and Radcliffe was unable to negotiate a new economical feasible lease, he closed the shop in February 2009.

Do you still buy vinyl? How do you choose to listen to music? And will you shop at Ella Guru? Tell us in the comments section below.


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