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Atlanta Botanical Garden Unveils "Orchid Daze: Lasting Impressions" Exhibit

January 21st, 2014 - Currently most of the country is suffering through the dreaded “polar vortex” and when in the midst of temperatures that are so bitterly cold and unforgiving the last thing you probably want to do is dwell on just how uncomfortably cold it is during Old Man Winter’s grandstand. Well, an easy way to take your mind off the weather is to start daydreaming about the upcoming warmth of the spring season and all of the beautiful blooms that come with it. Atlanta Botanical Garden is getting a jump on things by unveiling their newest floral exhibit before spring officially kicks in, giving visitors a special treat as they brave through local temperatures that are (hopefully) almost over. Read all about it below and when you can catch it! read more >>

Broadway in Atlanta Unveils Full 2014-2015 Performance Schedule

January 20th, 2014 -

Just because Atlanta happens to be the heart of the upscale South doesn’t mean that there aren’t some luxuries that we envy from our northern counterparts, namely the musical theatre haven known as Broadway. However, if you are thoroughly engrossed in the local theatre scene you would know that Atlanta has a very worthy form of New York City’s Broadway in the form of Broadway in Atlanta, which has been entertaining residents for years. The Broadway in Atlanta performance line-up for the 2014-2015 season has just been announced and the productions gracing the Atlanta stage this year are definitely not to be missed. Find out what’s coming and where you can purchase your tickets below!


14th Annual BaconFest to Benefit Dad's Garage Theatre Company

January 20th, 2014 - Everyone has at least one food that they consider to be a guilty pleasure. As a matter of fact even die-hard foodies and food snobs have certain foods for the more unelevated palate that they can’t help but indulge in. At the opinion of many, good ‘ol hearty bacon falls into this category, with its intoxicating smell and even more irresistible taste, it has become one of those foods you’re hard-pressed to resist. Atlanta seems to appreciate the greatness of bacon, as this year marks the 14th Annual BaconFest celebration set for this spring. This year, the celebration isn’t just about the delectable goodness that bacon brings, but also set to help one of Atlanta’s most beloved theatre companies. Read all about it below! read more >>

Things to do this Weekend - Jan 16th to 19th

January 17th, 2014 - Find out what's going on this weekend in Atlanta.  Jan 16th - 19th, 2014 read more >>

Fourth Annual Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Gala Announced

January 15th, 2014 - The City of Atlanta has many has many venues where you can see some of the best musicians around. However when it comes to classical music, nothing compares to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The musical contributions they have given the city through preserving music programs are endless, so when they announce the details of their annual fundraising gala, classical music lovers don’t hesitate to take notice, attend and dig into their pockets and give. Read on to find out about one of the biggest nights on the local classical music scene! read more >>

Best German Restaurant - Der Biergarten

January 14th, 2014 - Barely 3-years-old and already Der Biergarten has changed the way we look at and celebrate Oktoberfest. It all started back in October, 2010 when Der Biergarten opened its doors for the very first time and just in time for said Oktoberfest. Atlanta would never be the same again. Destined to give Atlanta residents and visitors a true taste of German culture, this spot has easily become a local favorite and a tourist destination. read more >>

Things to do this Weekend - Jan 9th to 12th

January 8th, 2014 - The first week of 2014 is officially in the books and hopefully it was a memorable one! The year started off at fast speed and continues to gain momentum as we enter into the hump of January. Have you ever seen a komodo dragon? Need help planning that fall wedding? Want to get drunk and listen to other people’s fiction? If you answered Yes to any of these, then this weekend will delight you beyond your wildest imagination! read more >>

Best BBQ - Heirloom Market

January 7th, 2014 - When you think of BBQ, its not often South Korea will come to mind. Sure, we have all enjoyed some Korean BBQ from time-to-time, but not like this. Heirloom Market has literally changed the way we look at and enjoy southern-style BBQ. When chef’s Cody and Jiyeon decided to start Heirloom, they built the foundation on this simplest of thoughts, "What can we enjoy doing for the next 10 years?" Knowing their food will only mirror the weight of their strengths, they decided to pay respect to their different heritages read more >>

Things to do this Weekend - Jan 2nd to 5th

January 3rd, 2014 - The holidays are long gone and so are any sort of diet or normal sleep hours that once consumed our lives. As many may use this upcoming weekend as a time to reflect, re-budget and even reevaluate the past few crazy weeks, the rest of us will most likely not skip a beat and continue on our normal path of destruction. For those of us looking for a good time, this weekend is no exception. For everyone else who is looking to relax, we have a little bit of that for you, too. It’s time to make new resolutions as we enter 2014 and why not start with adding a little more fun to your life? read more >>

Ring in 2014 with the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group

December 22nd, 2013 -

There is no doubt that the most popular way to ring in the New Year is amongst hundreds of partygoers at the hottest nightclubs or out in the streets watching another year pass by at your local outdoor celebration, like Underground Atlanta’s popular Peach Drop New Year’s Eve festivities. However, there are other ways to ring in a New Year and the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group is hoping that you’ll decide to spend the evening with them in a quieter, but still highly enjoyable holiday celebration topped off with delicious food.