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ADAC Gears Up for 31st Annual Design Sample Sale

February 25th, 2014 -

The spring season is all about renewal and embracing new things, which means that it is also the ideal time to spice up your home décor to fabulous levels. Returning this April for a record-breaking 31st year, the ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center) announces its design sample sale. If you ever wanted to fully indulge your passion for design and get your hands on some of the best creations from some of the interior design world’s best talents, now is your time! Read on below to find out when this monumental sale is happening, select featured designers and attention-grabbing sale prices. This spring, design your way to fabulous!

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The Children's Museum of Atlanta Unveils March Programming Schedule

February 24th, 2014 -

The month of March brings with it the entrance of spring and a host of activities to celebrate the season and all its beauty. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has a plethora of programming and activities for the special little ones in your life. Read on to get a sneak peak of what they have in store, as well as times and ticket prices. Get to “marching!”

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"EVITA" Set to Take Over the Fox Theatre This June

February 24th, 2014 -

When it comes to pure entertainment few Atlanta venues hold a candle to the Fox Theatre, as it is home to some of Broadway’s most celebrated and popular productions. This trend is set to continue this June when one of the most popular musicals touches down in Atlanta to wow the crowd. In case you don’t already know or haven’t guessed, said musical is the legendary EVITA and if the critical praise and numerous awards won are anything to go by, Atlanta residents are in for a real treat. To make this musical celebration even better, the early bird ticket prices have just gone on sale, so get yours now!

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Atlanta Symphony Associates Announces Designers for 2014 Decorators' Show House & Gardens

February 21st, 2014 - Modern Southern design is something that truly envelops you and makes you feel at home while also adding a modern chic element to surroundings. This is something that this year’s list of designers for the 2014 Decorators’ Show House & Gardens know all to well. Presented by Atlanta Symphony Associates and benefiting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, this year’s project promises to bring an element of inspiring design that equally celebrates the city and the organization. Read on below to find out all about it as well as when the finished house will be open to the public for viewing. read more >>

ATLANTA FISH MARKET

February 20th, 2014 - If you are from the Southeast, you know how you like your seafood, especially your oysters. With the greatest southern service one could ask for, and one of the largest selections of fresh seafood, Atlanta Fish Market has become a "must try" in my book. read more >>

Make the Second Half of February Fun Courtesy of The Children's Musuem of Atlanta

February 20th, 2014 - One of the few good things about all of this terrible weather the city of Atlanta has been having lately is that parents get to spend more time with their kids. However, after a few days cabin fever starts to set in and you may be looking for things to do outside of the house to keep your kids occupied once the roads are all thawed out. Well as always, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has come to the rescue with a ton of fun and educational programming that will keep even the friskiest child thoroughly attentive and entertained. Take a look at their remaining calendar for the month of February and check some or all of the events if you can! read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta February 20th-23rd

February 20th, 2014 - Spring is right around the corner. With this change comes more things to do: concerts, parades, sporting events and comedy shows. read more >>

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Set to Return, Early Bird Pricing Now Available

February 19th, 2014 -

As the city of Atlanta continues to suffer the cruel nature of Old Man winter twice in as many weeks, it may be pretty hard to imagine the sunny skies, warm temperatures and hosts of activities that are solely made for outdoor enjoyment. However, if you can manage to see past all of the snow and ice seemingly populating Atlanta at every turn, you should get excited about one of the city’s best culinary festivals returning. That’s right Atlanta foodies, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is set to return this summer with even more delicious food and spirits than ever before! The good news is that early bird pricing has recently opened up, so if this is an event that always finds its way on your “to-do” list for the summer season, now is the time to get your tickets early and for a great price. Read on to find out more!

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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 >>