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W Atlanta - Downtown Commemorates Fifth Anniversary with New General Manager

February 18th, 2014 - With the exceptional service, flashy events, A-list celebrities and luxe accommodations, it’s easy to assume that the W Atlanta – Downtown has always been a mainstay in the city’s landscape. This makes it even harder to believe that one of Atlanta’s best hotels is only celebrating a mere five years in business. That may be a fairly short time, but the W Atlanta – Downtown has definitely made those five years count by establishing itself as one of the most sought after hotels in the southeast. To commemorate such an important and festive occasion, the hotel chain is bringing in someone new to manage what is already heralded as an amazing experience by those who have been fortunate enough to walk through the doors of this downtown Atlanta oasis. Read more to find out all about the new general manager of the W Atlanta – Downtown and how he plans to take the hotel into another five years and beyond. read more >>

Best Valentines Menu and Greek- Kyma, in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

February 13th, 2014 - As a greek woman, I tend to get a bit picky with places that call themselves Greek. So, you can’t blame me for having high expectations. Well, Kyma exceeded these expectations by a mile. Kyma is a contemporary seafood tavern with an inventive yet approachable menu that is true to its Mediterranean origins. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta - February 13th-16th

February 13th, 2014 - Love is in the air… well, mostly snow and ice, but you get the point. Valentines Day is just a couple days away and hopefully for many of you gentlemen, this can serve as your reminder that your lady will be expecting something come Friday. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta - February 6th-9th

February 5th, 2014 - Well, the groundhog saw its shadow and that means a long winter lives ahead of us. Not that its hard to forget considering the mess the last storm blew in, but we can at least try and numb ourselves of the cold in other ways than frostbite. read more >>

Best Craft Beer- The Porter Beer Bar

January 29th, 2014 - Atlanta has been blessed with a lot of things, but nothing quite as sweet as what 2008 brought. What happened in 2008, you ask? Porter Beer Bar made Little Five Points just a little sweeter. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta - January 30th to February 2nd

January 29th, 2014 - Find out what's going on this weekend in Atlanta. January 30th - February 2nd, 2014 read more >>

The Children's Museum of Atlanta Makes Noise with Latest Exhibit

January 24th, 2014 - Often times when events are listed in the city they tend to fall into the adult category, but if you have children of your own or have special little ones that are a part of your life, it’s nice to have fun things to do with them as well. One of the best places in the city to take kids is The Children’s Museum of Atlanta because you can always count on them to not only have fun activities for kids to partake in, but also educational events. The latest exhibit at the Museum is one that is sure to make a lot of “noise” that will keep children entertained and fulfilled. Read on to find out what it’s all about! read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta- January 24th-26th

January 23rd, 2014 - Find out what's going on this weekend in Atlanta.  Jan 24th - 26th, 2014

Best Sandwich- Victory Sandwich Bar, Atlanta

January 23rd, 2014 - No one expects to associate “gluten free” with any type of hipster, hole-in-the-wal sandwich shop, unless it’s Victory Sandwich bar. Ranked by Southern Living as one of the Top 100 Best Bars in the South, Victory serves up more than just great sandwiches. The atmosphere, accompanied by the uniqe drink selection (try the Jack & Coke slushie) makes this tiny locale a huge game changer in Atlanta.   read more >>

"American Idiot" Musical Sets Atlanta Premiere Date

January 23rd, 2014 - When you combine one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all-time with the Broadway stage, you are bound to get an incredible experience as a result. That is exactly what’s in store for fans of the Green Day-inspired musical American Idiot as it finally sets its Atlanta premiere date for local residents to enjoy. One of the best things about this musical is that you don’t have to be familiar with Green Day’s music to enjoy American Idiot, but you’re definitely bound to be a converted fan once you leave the show. Get all the details below, including, dates and ticket information. Rock on! read more >>