january 2011

#339 – “Tomorrow is Another Day” but Tonight is the Night to See a Screening of “Gone With the Wind” at The Strand Theatre – Saturday, January 15, 2011

The first time I read Gone with the Wind, I was 11 years old, reading my mother’s much-loved copy from the 1950s – not a first edition or anything valuable, but I found within those weathered pages, a world in which I felt I belonged. How was it possible that I was born more than […]

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#338 – The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square – A Tribute to a Masterpiece

Ever since I first visited The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square, I’ve been reluctant to write this post because I am afraid I can’t do it justice. But fiddle-dee-dee, the time has come! You don’t have to be a Windie (yes, that’s really the nickname for Gone with the Wind […]

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#337 – Warm Up at Martinis & IMAX Tonight at Fernbank Museum…and a Chance to Get in FREE! Friday, January 14, 2010

If your DVR is empty, the thought of being stuck on your couch for one more evening (thanks to the now-melting ice and snow) has you frantic, and cabin fever is about to send you into a tailspin, it may be time for you to get out of the house and do something fun! Fernbank’s […]

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Digging Out of the Snow – Atlanta’s “Snowpocalypse” 2011 – What Are You Most Looking Forward To After the Thaw?

It’s had a lot of names… Hothlanta… Snowcation… Snowpocalypse… Whatever you call the winter storm of 2011, Atlanta has come full circle in how we feel about it. From Sunday night, with the wave of excitement surrounding the falling snow and the prospect of a snow day. To Monday, with the amazement we southerners feel […]

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#336 – Dalí ‘Til Dawn at the High Museum of Art – Say a Final Farewell This Weekend, January 8-9, 2011

If you haven’t had a chance to catch the Salvador Dalí exhibit at the High Museum of Art yet, this weekend is your final — and perhaps coolest — chance! This amazing exhibit of Dalí’s work after 1940 has been shown solely at High Museum here in Atlanta since August and has enjoyed much acclaim. […]

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#335 – My 2011 Atlanta Bucket List – What I’ll Be Doing, What You Can Look Forward To, & How About You?

Instead of resolutions this year (which we all know get  broken more often than fulfilled), I decided to make a 2011 Bucket List – the top 25 things I want to do, try, experience in Atlanta before the end of the year. Some things I’ve never done, some things I like to do again and […]

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#334 – It’s Not Too Late to Reserve Your Spicy Chicken Biscuit from Chick-Fil-A!

There’s no doubt Chick-Fil-A is an Atlanta institution – they opened their first location in Atlanta’s Greenbriar Mall in 1967 (the first Dwarf House was in 1946) and are headquartered in College Park – that we couldn’t pass up the chance to pass on this tidbit to you! Northerners who move here fall in love […]

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