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Holiday Shopping is a Breeze at the December Midtown Pop-Up Shops in Atlanta – December 1-3, 2011

It’s finally here – the December Pop-Up Shops in Midtown is this weekend, the perfect time to finish your holiday shopping and support local businesses and artisans!  Kicking off with a reception tonight featuring complimentary wine & cheese from Empire State South and first look at Clothing Warehouse pop up at 999 Peachtree, and Drew Lewis’ […]

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Midtown Atlanta Restaurant Week – August 27 through September 4, 2011

It’s time once again for you to get out there and try new restaurants all over the Atlanta area, with special menus all throughout Midtown. Atlanta’s Midtown Restaurant Week is Saturday, August 27 through Sunday, September 4, 2010 – and it means you can enjoy specialprix fixe menus at some of the best restaurants in Midtown Atlanta. Participating restaurants – […]

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Celebrate the First International IPA Day with Sweetwater Brewing Company – Thursday, August 4, 2011

CALLING ALL BEER DRINKERS! Thursday, August 4, 2011, is the First International IPA Day – and Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewing Company wants you to celebrate with them from 5:30 to 7:30 PM! For those of you (like me) not well versed in beer-speak India Pale Ales (IPAs) are “known for their distinct flavor and aroma from the […]

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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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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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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

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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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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Gone With the Wind 75th Anniversary Celebration at the Margaret Mitchell House – Saturday, May 14, 2011

Nestled among the highrises on a prime piece of lush, green real estate, at the corner of 10th Street and Peachtree in Midtown Atlanta sits what is now known as the Margaret Mitchell House… Last week, we told you that Gone With the Wind is celebrating its 75th Anniversary of publication this year. On Saturday, […]

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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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