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RECAP: Taste of Marietta 2011 – A Look at the Winners and My Favorite Tastes (Better Late Than Never)

Taste of Marietta was way back on May 1, 2011 – I’ve been mulling this recap ever since. I had the pleasure of being a judge and had saved up calories and room in my tummy for hours and hours beforehand (let’s just say I head learned my lesson from last year!). Once again, it […]

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This Weekend, Enjoy Music Among the Spirits at “Tunes from the Tombs” at Oakland Cemetery – May 21 & 22, 2011

Oakland Cemetery is quite possibly one of the coolest places in Atlanta. The sheer volumes of not-quite-living history alone make it a bounty of information for history buffs. Their guided tours are perfect for the whole family, strolling the grounds and learning a little something while you’re at it. It’s a peaceful and beautiful place […]

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5th Annual Pro Wakeboard Tour on Lake Allatoona – Acworth, GA – May 19-21, 2010

The 5th Annual Pro Wakeboard Tour is back at Dallas Landing at Lake Allatoona in Acworth this weekend for the first stop of its annual pro tour. The event takes place Thursday and Friday, May 19-20, 2011, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, but the Main Event is Saturday, May 21,  2011, from 12:00 PM until […]

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Souper Jenny’s Super Secret Underground Food Truck Extravaganza is Tonight! Tuesday, May 17, 2011

If you know me, you know I LOVE Souper Jenny. Not just for her delicious food, but also for her willingness to help our a great cause, her 29 Days of Giving, and just the simple fact that she’s a fabulous person! But now we can all have one more reason to love Souper Jenny […]

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Get Artsy This Weekend at the 2nd Annual Buckhead Spring Arts & Crafts Festival – Saturday and Sunday, May 14 & 15, 2011

This weekend, prepare to enjoy the gorgeous weather at the 2nd Annual Buckhead Spring Arts & Crafts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, May 14 & 15, 2011. Last year’s inaugural event was a smashing success – one of the most fun festivals I attended all year – and this one promises to deliver again. Set in […]

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Dance the Night Away With Arthur Murray at the Gorgeous Georgian Terrace, Thursday Nights in May – May, 12, 19 & 26, 2011

When Arthur Murray moved to Atlanta, Georgia, the first place he taught dance lessons was at the Georgian Terrace Hotel. Beginning in 1918, Murray taught lessons to a class list of nearly 1,000 students at the Georgian Terrace. He was attending classes at nearby Georgia Tech and was featured in a Forbes Magazine profile entitled, “This […]

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Atlanta Ballet Presents “Ignition: New Choreographic Voices” – Three New Works by Up-and-Coming Choreographers, May 13-15, 2011

Last week, I had the distinct pleasure of getting to preview three new works by up-and-coming choreographers at the Atlanta Ballet – the works of Ignition: New Choreographic Voices. In the studio of the Atlanta Ballet’s new home, the Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre in west Midtown, I had a chance to experience these three […]

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Atlanta West Fest is This Weekend – Enjoy the Sunshine in Atlanta’s Oldest Suburb! May 6-8, 2011

One of my favorite things about spring in Atlanta is the plethora of festivals – there’s something for everyone, in almost every neighborhood and metro Atlanta city. You can stay close to home, you can venture out and explore – whatever you choose, there’s something nearly every weekend! Billing itself as the “hippest intown spring […]

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Bring Your Furry Friends to the 6th Annual Woofstock – Pet Party in the Park in Suwanee with Star 94 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

What better way to spend a gorgeous Saturday in Atlanta than outdoors with your pets, enjoying the sunshine, pet-friendly activities, and live music? The 6th Annual Woofstock is tomorrow – Saturday, May 7, 2011 – at Suwanee Town Center Park in Suwanee, GA. It’s an all-day party in the park, from 12:00 noon until 8:00 […]

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Hotel Indigo in Midtown Hosts Canine Cocktails, Thursdays Through June 2, Starting Tonight!

Warm weather and springtime have finally arrived in Atlanta, and that means patios open and dining moves al fresco. It also means it’s time for the 6th Annual Canine Cocktails at Hotel Indigo! Bring your pooch and enjoy happy hour in style! There will be complimentary treats (traditional, vegan and organic – they’ve got all your […]

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