Articles by gianninasmith

Donate a coat for $10 off at Meehan’s Downtown

Donate a coat for $10 off at Meehan’s Downtown January 3, 2011 | Events, Food, What's New | Read More
What’s better than the feel good vibe you get from helping someone in need? Making a donation that comes with a discount to a popular Atlanta tavern.  Until January 31 you can make a coat or fleece donation to Meehan’s Public House Downtown and get a $10 credit for food or drink at the neighborhood...

Family-Friendly Christmas in Atlanta

Family-Friendly Christmas in Atlanta December 9, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The family is in town and it is up to you to entertain them during their visit. While it is nice to enjoy Eggnog around the fire and catch up on day one, by day three you (and your guests) may start twiddling their thumbs waiting for Santa to arrive. Beat the Christmas cabin fever by getting out of the...

Vinings Christmas Tree Lighting

Vinings Christmas Tree Lighting December 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The air is getting chillier and the malls are getting busier as the holiday season is officially here. In honor of the Christmas season, the Vinings neighborhood is once again hosting a Christmas Tree Lighting that is taking place at the Vinings Jubilee. Celebrating its 40th year, the Vinings Christmas...

Pre-Turkey Run

Pre-Turkey Run November 18, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Atlantans will gather bright and early on Turkey Day to run off some calories before the big feast. Atlanta Track Club’s 2010 Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K is back for the 31st year. The event kicks off at Turner Field at 7:30 a.m. with the half marathon and the 5K follows at 7:45...

Atlanta Souvenirs on a Shoestring

Atlanta Souvenirs on a Shoestring November 18, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
As a state known for peaches and pecans, Georgia has a variety of cheap gift items and souvenirs built around the love of these two food staples. During a visit to Georgia or Atlanta, there is no need to spend your precious money or quality travel time searching for overpriced souvenirs like T-shirts...

Taste of Atlanta “Bests”

Taste of Atlanta “Bests” November 9, 2010 | Events, Food, Travel Tips | Read More
More than 50,000 hungry patrons descended on Midtown’s Technology Square for Taste of Atlanta on Oct. 23 and 24 to enjoy bites from some of the city’s best restaurants. Although the nearly 700 distinctive restaurants made it difficult for judges to choose the “Festival Bests,”...

Pacci’s Pet-Friendly Holiday Party

Pacci’s Pet-Friendly Holiday Party November 9, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Head out with your favorite four-legged friend to Pacci Ristorante’s “Home for the Holidays” party on Nov. 13. Hosted in partnership with the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS), the pet adoption party is taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the AHS adoption bus will take up residence...

YEAH! Burger Part II

YEAH! Burger Part II November 4, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
A second location for chef Shaun Doty’s YEAH! Burger is set to open Nov. 11 in Virginia-Highland. The eco-friendly burger joint debuted its first location on the Westside in the White Provisions development in June and was recently named one of Bon Appétit’s Top 10 favorite burger spots in the...

Stuck in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

Stuck in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It! November 2, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The holidays are supposed to be a merry season when you enjoy spending time with family and friends. Unfortunately, sometimes you end up spending more time trying to travel to see those beloved family and friends than sitting around the fire sipping eggnog and catching up. As the world’s busiest airport,...

Atlanta Public Restrooms

Atlanta Public Restrooms October 28, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
When out sightseeing in Atlanta it is bound to happen that you will need a restroom. As in many big cities, public restrooms can make for a traumatic experience, but if you stick to some basic rules you may be able to avoid major distress in searching for the best option. Public restrooms, first of all,...