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Whiskey Blue & Whiskey Park Host Atlanta’s Hottest New Year’s Eve Bashes

December 12th, 2013 - At the close of one year and the start of another, many New Year’s celebrations pop up throughout the city. They run the gamut from heavily populated affairs with hundreds of thousands of people (a la Underground Atlanta’s Peach Drop), to more intimate festivities like house parties. However, right in the middle you’re likely to find several Atlanta hotels that know how to ring in the New Year with a large, but not overwhelming crowd. That is just what two of Atlanta’s hottest clubs in two of the hottest hotels, the W Atlanta – Buckhead and the W Atlanta – Midtown respectively, have in store for party-goers this year to usher in 2014 in fabulous style! read more >>

25th Annual Peach Drop New Year's Eve Celebration Powered by M&M's

December 12th, 2013 - With Christmas literally just around the corner, the holiday season is in full swing and with it comes a host of local activities guaranteeing that while you’re enjoying your holiday vacation, you definitely won’t be bored here in Atlanta. One such holiday celebration is a tradition in the city and the only way to truly ring in the New Year. Naturally, said event is the 25th Annual Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta and this year promises to be the best yet with a little help from M&M’s. read more >>

Restaurant Profile: Lunacy Black Market Restaurant

December 9th, 2013 - “Part neighborhood living room, part wine house, part restaurant.” That is what Lunacy Black Market is all about: fresh ingredients, fancy wine and a fantastic atmosphere. The famed Chef Paul Luna draws inspiration from his gypsy lifestyle and travels all over this great world. From the selection of wine to the cut of the meat, everything has a purpose and a place. read more >>

The Children's Museum of Atlanta Hosts "Santa's Workshop"

December 4th, 2013 - Let’s face it, when it comes to a child’s favorite person during the Christmas season, Santa Claus easily tops the list. After all, he is the star of the show and succeeds at making all children’s dreams come true once a year. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is one of the best places in the city to take your children for an equally fun and entertaining experience, so having a special Santa’s Workshop for the holidays is a perfect match. Find out when the special children in your life can see the man himself! read more >>

Eater Atlanta Announces its 2013 "Chef of the Year"

December 4th, 2013 - There are many fabulous chefs that populate our fair city of Atlanta and choosing the best one each year is easily a daunting task that perhaps even the most devoted foodies would have a hard time narrowing down. Well someone’s got to do it and that’s exactly what the culinary writers and editors over at Eater Atlanta have done, as they have just unveiled their pick for the 2013 “Chef of the Year.” Find out which Atlanta chef reigns supreme this year! read more >>

New Unveiling at W Atlanta - Downtown "PIXEL"

November 27th, 2013 - The W Atlanta – Downtown is one of the city’s most elegant hotels, but it is also one of the most innovative, as evidenced by the groundbreaking film project PIXEL. PIXEL is a film project displayed on one of Atlanta’s most visible billboards. After their well-received film project earlier this year, the W Atlanta – Downtown has something new, guaranteed to be more fascinating than the last. read more >>

Tinsel & Twine 2013 at Westside Provisions District

November 27th, 2013 -

After you have indulged in all of the trimmings of the Thanksgiving feast you can stand, it will officially be time to ring in the Yuletide season with full force. And what better way to do that than with a festive celebration combining all of the elements of the season to make an event that you won’t want to miss. Leave it to the Westside Provisions District to take the reins this year with a fun-filled extravaganza for the whole family. Find out when the fun begins below!


4th FLIP Burger Boutique Location Launches Soft Open This Week

November 27th, 2013 - As previously announced, Atlanta’s hottest burger boutique, FLIP Burger is expanding their Atlanta footprint once again to include the Poncey-Highland area as their 4th official location. As if sensing the anticipation from Atlanta’s culinary crowd, they have launched a soft opening for the new FLIP Burger this week, where some guests can get an early preview and taste what are sure to be some of the best (and most innovative) burgers in the city. Read on to find out more! read more >>

Things to do this Weekend - Nov 28th to Dec 1st

November 27th, 2013 - It’s Thanksgiving, which means that for most of us, it is a 5-day weekend filled with food, family and friends. It also means there is even more time to enjoy some great activities and work off some of that turkey and stuffing.  Happy Thanksgiving! read more >>

Best BYOB in Atlanta - Sufi’s

November 26th, 2013 - With Thanksgiving this week and the rest of the holiday season right around the corner, it’s nice to try and save a dollar when you can. I know when I go out to eat, I try to find the best way to still save some money, without compromising on taste and atmosphere. Restaurants that offer the option to bring your own bottle (BYOB) are usually the best way to go to achieve the balance between taste and budget. In Atlanta, more accurately Buckhead, the best place to do this is hands-down, Sufi's read more >>