My 2011 Atlanta Bucket List – A Self-Check-Up (a.k.a. “I’d Better Get a Move On!”)

My 2011 Atlanta Bucket List – A Self-Check-Up (a.k.a. “I’d Better Get a Move On!”)

We’re almost halfway through the year, so I thought it might be a good idea to do a little check-up on my 2011 Atlanta Bucket List, cross off the things I’ve done and make a plan for the next couple to come off the list! Here’s where I am so far: 1. North Georgia Canopy […]

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Atlanta Magazine Celebrates 50 Years with a Stunning Exhibit at the Atlanta History Center, through September 18, 2011

Atlanta Magazine Celebrates 50 Years with a Stunning Exhibit at the Atlanta History Center, through September 18, 2011

Atlanta Magazine has been a staple in the city since its first issue was printed in May, 1961. Predating integration, the first issue of Creative Loafing, the opening of Phipps Plaza, and the first Home Depot stores, Atlanta Magazine has grown and changed with the city of Atlanta and documented important event the city has […]

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Step Back in Time to the “Official Home of Gone With the Wind” in Jonesboro, Georgia – Saturday, June 11, 2011

Step Back in Time to the “Official Home of Gone With the Wind” in Jonesboro, Georgia – Saturday, June 11, 2011

Clayton County, Georgia is known as the “Official Home of Gone With the Wind”, a designation the County received from the Mitchell family in 1969¬†- the fictional plantation, Tara, was was situated there and it was Scarlett O’Hara’s home county – what more fitting place for you to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the publication […]

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Street Food Thursdays in Midtown Atlanta – Come See What All the Buzz is About

Street Food Thursdays in Midtown Atlanta – Come See What All the Buzz is About

No doubt by now you’ve heard the buzz about Street Food Thursdays in Midtown Atlanta. Atlanta’s rapidly growing cadre of food trucks and food carts descend on The Woodruff Art Center to provide lunch for hundreds of hungry, eager fans. One of the many initiatives of the Atlanta Street Food Coalition, working to legalize street […]

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The Lost Chapters of ‘Gone With the Wind’ on Display Now at the Atlanta History Center, Through September 5, 2011

The Lost Chapters of ‘Gone With the Wind’ on Display Now at the Atlanta History Center, Through September 5, 2011

All summer long, Atlanta will be celebrating a very special anniversary: the 75th anniversary of the publication of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel,¬†Gone With the Wind. And just in time for this very special celebration, the Atlanta History Center is welcoming home a piece of that legendary book. In a new exhibit, on display until September 5, […]

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Experience the Pickleback! Join Phickles Pickles and Me for the Pickleback Tweet-Up at Fado – Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Experience the Pickleback! Join Phickles Pickles and Me for the Pickleback Tweet-Up at Fado – Wednesday, June 8, 2011

  Ever had a Pickleback? If you’re not a regular at Fado, then the answer is probably no. Join me as I co-host the Pickleback Tweet-up on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, with the PHabulous PHolks at Phickles Pickles and check it out for yourself! The Pickleback, which features a smooth Jameson Irish Whiskey and a […]

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Get in Out of the Heat at the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at The Fox Theatre – June 2011 Line-Up

Get in Out of the Heat at the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at The Fox Theatre – June 2011 Line-Up

The Fabulous Fox Theatre is one of my favorite places in Atlanta – not only does it play host to the best Broadway tours and serve as an amazingly intimate space to see a concert, but it’s the home of the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival. Luckily for us, when the temperatures rise in Atlanta, we […]

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15th Annual Tattoo Arts Festival Inks Atlanta This Weekend – Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5, 2011

15th Annual Tattoo Arts Festival Inks Atlanta This Weekend – Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5, 2011

I have to admit, I was a little intimidated by the idea of checking out a tattoo festival. I am conspicuously un-inked and was sure I would stick out like a sore — er…pale and unadorned — thumb. But I was intrigued enough to head on over to the 15th Annual Atlanta Tattoo Arts Festival […]

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Curtain Up! Light the Lights! It’s the 2nd Annual TONY Awards Viewing Party at The Fox Theatre – Sunday, June 12, 2011

Curtain Up! Light the Lights! It’s the 2nd Annual TONY Awards Viewing Party at The Fox Theatre – Sunday, June 12, 2011

Okay, I admit it: I’m a theatre-geek. My love affair with Broadway musicals started when I was six and saw Annie…on Broadway. And has continued ever since – through high school musicals, community theatre productions, a college degree, and on and on. Some people have Super Bowl parties, some people have Oscar parties…I prefer the […]

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Screen on the Green at Piedmont Park is Back! Check Out This Fun Line-Up of Movies for Summer 2011 – Thursday Nights in June

Screen on the Green at Piedmont Park is Back! Check Out This Fun Line-Up of Movies for Summer 2011 – Thursday Nights in June

Last week, Atlanta got the exciting news that summertime favorite, Screen on the Green in Piedmont Park, had been saved from impending doom…a.k.a., sponsors backing out and leaving the free summer film fest without the funds to continue. But local businesses stepped up and saved the day and Screen on the Green is back for […]

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