Category Archives: What’s Happening Around Atlanta

Why Atlanta is so Freaking Awesome!

By: Meghan Riley Parham 12/18/2015 Atlanta has been noted one of the one of the Top 5 cities to move to in 2016 and the Tip Tip HOT city for the Millennial, crowd. I have been in the ATL since 1991 and although I swore I would be gone by the 1996 Olympics ... here…
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What’s Happening Jan 25-28

Best Bets Jan. 25-28 | Atlanta events Get ready for the annual Great American Motorcycle Show, taking place at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Jan. 25-27 FRIDAY Stage: The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents “The Tempest,” the bard’s tale of a magical island. It continues through Jan. 27 at the New American Shakespeare Tavern Visual arts: “Georgia Nature Photographers’…
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What’s Happening This Weekend Jan19-21, 2013

  Best Bets Jan. 15-21 | Atlanta events View Larger Robb Cohen / www.RobbsPhotos.com British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was a big hit at the Star 94 Jingle Jam in December, where this photo was taken. He returns to town as a headliner for a show at the Tabernacle on Monday, Jan. 21. Photo:…
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What is Happening this Weekend: January 18-20

  Best Bets Jan. 15-21 | Atlanta events View Larger Robb Cohen / www.RobbsPhotos.com British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was a big hit at the Star 94 Jingle Jam in December, where this photo was taken. He returns to town as a headliner for a show at the Tabernacle on Monday, Jan. 21. Photo:…
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What’s Happening in Atlanta Jan 4-6, 2013

FRIDAY Holiday: The Atlanta Botanical Garden sparkles during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, which continues through Jan. 5. Holiday: More than 1 million lights fill Hampton’s Atlanta Motor Speedway in Gift of Lights, a 1.5-mile drive-through experience. The display continues through Jan. 6. Holiday: Learn about international holiday celebrations at Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s “Winter Wonderland.” It continues through Jan.…
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What’s Happening this Weekend

Friday, November 9, 8 p.m. Vouched Books & New South Present: An Intimate Evening of Readings Warhorse Cafe at the Goat Farm An intimate evening of readings is quite the cultured way to spend your Friday evening, no? Indie book advocates Vouched team up with Georgia State's literary journal, New South, for a cozy, cerebral…
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What’s Happening This Weekend

Friday, November 2, 8 p.m. Grits & Glory: 2012 WFTDA Roller Derby Championships Georgia World Congress Center Our local badasses-on-wheels killed it on the track this season, and they're taking it to the next level this weekend in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association 2012 Championships. Cheer on those Dirty South Derby Girls as they…
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Happenings for the Weekend of October 19th

Saturday, October 20, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Little Five Points Halloween Parade Little Five Points What can we say about the L5P parade? It's singlehandedly the best thing about fall in Atlanta, and possibly one of the best events in the city all year round. More info. Deal Nearby: Cameli's Little Five Points Friday,…
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Candler Park- Making History Once again…

Making History Once again! The Early Edgewood-Candler Park BiRacial History Project By Edith Kelman Archival records reveal that as early as 1874, African American neighbors founded the Antioch East Baptist Church on what is now Candler Park Drive (old Mayson Ave. North), in Candler Park, Atlanta (DeKalb County). Pioneering Black residents of the area established…
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Deals of the Week! Get outside!

The Weather is Gorgeous! Get outside Half Off Depot: 18 Holes of Golf for Two with Cart at Sugar Creek Golf Course Get the Deal , $39 Living Social: Whitewater Express A Two-Night Stay for Two; Whitewater Rafting the Ocoee River; and Choice of Horseback Riding, Paintball, or Treetop Ropes Course Get the Deal $174 ScoutMob: THE…
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