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From the monthly archives: June, 2012

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BB&T Atlanta Open To Be Held at Atlantic Station

June 30th, 2012 - Since tennis is one of the most electrifying and intense sports around, it needs a venue worthy of all its accolades and audience-attracting athletes. That’s why selecting Midtown’s Atlantic Station as the site for the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open couldn’t be more perfect. In just seven short years, Atlantic Station has become one of the most sought after destinations for Atlanta residents and visitors alike. So put on your tennis whites and head on down to see your favorite athletic stars in action! read more >>

Friday Night Live at Atlantic Station

June 29th, 2012 - By now it’s common knowledge that Atlantic Station is one of the best places in the city to shop, dine, entertain and mingle. But, did you know that it’s also a great place to rock out? That’s right! Every Friday night, Atlantic Station hosts Friday Night Live in Central Park. Showcasing a host of local bands that alternate between established and up and coming, this is quickly becoming one of the hottest events in Midtown. read more >>

MARKET to Host 2nd Annual Fourth Fest

June 28th, 2012 -

With Independence Day literally right around the corner, it’s essential for those of you who like to plan late to find something festive to do in the fair city of Atlanta. If you’re tired of basic backyard fare complete with food and fireworks, then you should make a new Fourth of July tradition and head over to MARKET Buckhead inside the W Buckhead for their 2nd annual Fourth Fest.


Atlanta 4th of July Celebrations

June 27th, 2012 - 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. read more >>

Jazz on the Lawn 2012

June 27th, 2012 - One thing Atlantans know well is that Southern summers can mean hot and humid temperatures galore. However, that doesn’t stop residents from enjoying a soothing summer concert outside amongst the beaming Atlanta sun. One of the lesser known concert series is Jazz on the Lawn at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Yet what it lacks in notoriety it more than makes up for in talent. read more >>

Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week 2012

June 26th, 2012 - It’s that time again Atlanta! That’s right, calling all the city’s foodies who love an excuse to indulge in some of the most amazing culinary fare prepared by the experts. Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week is gearing up again and some of the best restaurants in the city are taking part to showcase just what makes their food so special. So pull up a chair…or a plate, and dig in! read more >>

New Restaurant Spotlight: The Optimist

June 24th, 2012 - Foodies rejoice! Another day, another new restaurant opening, yet this time in the popular west Midtown section of the city, which appears to be on quite the upswing as it relates to new properties. The Optimist serves up the freshest catch of the day amidst a calming, yet modernly designed atmosphere. Take a deeper look at what to expect before you head over to this latest addition to the Atlanta culinary scene. read more >>

New Restaurant Spotlight: Redmanz Southern Family Restaurant

June 23rd, 2012 - It goes without saying that when you live in the south, the overabundance of soul food is one of the things you can count on. Whether it’s courtesy of a family member’s home cooking or the soul food fixings on a restaurant menu in the city, one thing is for sure: when it’s comes to traditional southern fare, few do it better than Georgia. This is exactly why the opening of Redmanz Southern Family Restaurant in downtown Atlanta is a welcomed new resident. read more >>