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Atlanta 4th of July Celebrations

When you think of 4th of July what comes to mind? Probably picnics, grilling, red, white and blue, and fireworks, right? Well this is not entirely the case in Atlanta. While Atlanta still has the typical 4th of July celebrations, there is also something Atlanta does that is different from other places.

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The Birth of 24 Hour News [Infographic]

In 1982 CNN2 was launched, which was the first cable station to feature nonstop 24-hour news. The broadcast was broken down into 30 minute news segments and paved the way for the many news-only stations that have launched in the past 30 years. Even with this explosion of mass media, CNN has remained the leader and most recognized name in the news business. The following infographic shows how the concept came about and how CNN has influenced the past 30 years of news...

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Dave Matthews Band and Jason Aldean Headline May Concerts

May is a busy time of year on the concert front as many artists hit the road to kick-off their respective summer tours. The Atlanta area will certainly be a hotbed of such concerts as major headlining acts like Dave Matthews Band and Jason Aldean are set to take the stage.

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On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world’s largest and most iconic Ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.  100 years later on April 6, RMS Titanic, Inc. will pay tribute to the legendary story when it opens Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Atlantic Station Premier Exhibition Center.

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Festival on Ponce April 14-15, 2012

The Festival on Ponce is a local arts and crafts event held at the Olmsted Linear Park in Atlanta. The Olmsted Linear Park Alliance has a $10 million capital improvement plan to protect these historic parks. These beautiful parks have lovely trees and paths and great visibility from one of Atlanta's main traffic arteries between Atlanta and Decatur.

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April Atlanta Entertainment Guide

Atlanta will be the place to be this April as the city will once again play host to a variety of sports, concerts, theater and comedy events.   With so many things to do in Atlanta it’s always important to plan ahead as many of these events can be sold out and tickets difficult to obtain.

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2012 PGA Masters Tournament

The 76th annual Master's Tournament will take place in the city of Augusta Georgia at Augusta National Golf Club April 5-8, 2012.

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2012 PGA Tour Championship

The 2012 PGA Tour Championship by Coca-Cola will be at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta GA from Sept 17-23.

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March Atlanta Entertainment Guide

Atlanta will be the home of the 2012 NCAA Tournament South Regional.  In March college hoops fans from all over the country will be migrating to Atlanta to take in some of the best basketball in the country.

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January Atlanta Entertainment Guide

Finding something to do in Atlanta is never much of a challenge. Atlanta is one of the largest and fasting growing cities in the U.S.

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