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Celebrate New Year’s 2012 in Atlanta

Celebrate New Year’s 2012 in Atlanta November 29, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Photo by Lamenta3 Get there early and park in the parking garages for Underground Atlanta. The evening performances begin at 6 p.m. on the main stage, but some family activities will begin earlier, from 11 a.m. After the peach drops, you and your friends can visit the clubs and bars in Kenny’s Alley...

Top Five Museums in Atlanta

Top Five Museums in Atlanta November 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Photo by Lee Coursey From fine art museums to children’s museums, Atlanta celebrates the past, present and gives us a look into the future. Today’s museums are highly interactive. Although you might be warned to look at not touch some of the exhibits, you might find yourself participating in a play,...

How to Take Transit in Atlanta

How to Take Transit in Atlanta November 4, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Photo by Leo Charles Public transportation in Atlanta is called the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).  MARTA uses a transit card to pay admission for buses and trains. You can purchase a Breeze card for $1. The cards can be purchased from vending machines at MARTA stations. Once you buy...

Best Places to Propose in Atlanta

Best Places to Propose in Atlanta November 4, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Photo of Westin Plaza by Brett Weinstein Atlanta is teeming with romantic locations, and you have hundreds of options when deciding on the best place to propose. Some areas are romantic, and some places are simply fun. Be fairly certain that if you decide to propose publically, your significant other...

Winter Packing List for a Trip to Atlanta

Winter Packing List for a Trip to Atlanta November 3, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Photo by Andrew Kalat Don’t let the name Hotlanta fool you. Temperatures dip during the winter months in Atlanta. Visitors who plan to spend time in Atlanta during the winter months should be sure to come prepared for the cooler weather. It usually does not snow in Atlanta, but there have been ice...

5 Best Boutique Hotels in Atlanta

5 Best Boutique Hotels in Atlanta November 3, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Photo By Mike Schinkel If you are looking for a more unusual place to stay in Atlanta, consider one of the boutique hotels. Boutique hotels are usually a bit more personalized than some of the larger chains. A boutique hotel might have a particular theme based on its city or based on almost any other...

Take a Road Trip to Acworth

Take a Road Trip to Acworth June 30, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat, why not take a road trip to Acworth for a splash in the lake? Acworth Beach in Cauble Park is a great retreat for a picnic or a walk along the lakefront.  The beach is open until Labor Day for swimming. There is a $10 fee to park in Cauble Park on...

Who Has the Best Barbecue in Atlanta?

Who Has the Best Barbecue in Atlanta? June 30, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Photo by Danielle Scott Barbecue is a big deal in Atlanta, and there is a little something for everyone. You may prefer pork ribs, beef ribs, or pulled pork sandwiches. If you want to take a break from firing up your own grill, there are some great places that you can go for awesome barbecue in and around...

What’s Up for the Fourth of July 2011

What’s Up for the Fourth of July 2011 June 30, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The 4th of July is almost upon us, so what is there to do around Atlanta? Well, you have a few options. Of course, you can watch the firework displays at various hotspots, including Stone Mountain National Park. You can go to a baseball game, or you can chow down on some of the best barbecue in Atlanta...

Free Summer Concerts in Metro Atlanta

Free Summer Concerts in Metro Atlanta June 30, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Atlantic Station, by Chris Yunker If you’re a music lover looking for something to do this July, you’re in luck! There are free summer concerts all around the Atlanta metro. Head out to Concerts by the Springs in Sandy Springs. Outdoor concerts happen here once a month, every Sunday until...