You did it! You made it to Friday! Take a look at the fun stuff happening this weekend and get out there and celebrate!
Tonight! Mara Davis is Armando tonight at the Village Theatre! The Atlanta radio legend will tell real stories from her life to inspire the scenes the improvisers create. 8:30pm, $10. Grab dinner before the show at Caramba Café, The Drafting Table or the new Chow Bing healthy Chinese restaurant. Parking is FREE and the restaurants and Village Theatre are all in the Pencil Factory complex so you can walk to the show after you eat!
Grant Park Home and Garden Tour – May 11 and 12. Learn about the diverse architecture of this historic Atlanta neighborhood. Continue reading
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. If you haven’t made plans yet, there’s still time to make mom feel special (and remind her why you are her favorite child). Here are some ideas for the last minute planners…
Beauty and Brunch in West Midtown
Treat mom to a mani/pedi at the new Apex Nail Studio then grab a bite to eat right next door. Apex Nail Studio is located at Apex West Midtown – in the same complex as West Midtown Corner Tavern and Bone Lick BBQ – both of which are offering a delicious Mother’s Day brunch. Park for free in the Apex lot, paint your toes, and then walk over to the restaurant that best suits your mom. Continue reading
Your favorite excuse to sit outside, drink beer, and eat chips & salsa has arrived! For those of you who have not yet selected your celebration destination, here are a few fiestas you should know about.
Cinco de Mayo at Caramba Café – It’s pretty much a party here every night, so you can imagine the festive experience you’ll get on Cinco de Mayo. Caramba Café, located at 349 Decatur St. downtown at the Pencil Factory Flats & Shops, will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with tequila specials galore. Order food from their extensive, authentic menu (including the Paleo menu that was recently featured on TV) and you’ll have all your Cinco needs addressed. Continue reading
Summertime is the ideal time to enjoy movies and music outdoors. Take a look at these three ongoing summer events and enjoy!
Movies at Central Park in Atlantic Station – May 2-August 15 – Claim a spot in the grassy field between Rosa Mexicano and Strip Steaks on Thursday nights this summer. All movies are free. Grab some food from Publix or one of the fast casual restaurants in Atlantic Station and enjoy a night outside. Movies include Hunger Games, Ratatouille, and Ghostbusters! Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I attended the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Tour, a free walking tour led by Trees Atlanta docents. The tour is a great way to see the Beltline’s latest progress and learn about the horticultural considerations of the project.
Our tour began on a Saturday at 10:00am directly behind Parish restaurant at N. Highland Steel. We were greeted by Kate Baltzell, education coordinator at Trees Atlanta, and Rich Sussman, Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Docent and Central Fulton Master Gardener, who led our tour. Roughly 20 people joined us on the tour which began on time. Continue reading
Cross your fingers for sun, but fear not if it rains. There’s plenty to do this weekend, April 26-28, no matter what.
Inman Park Festival – For many, it’s the granddaddy of Atlanta festivals. And I can’t argue with that – it’s a great one. Artist market, parade, festival food, kids’ zone, tour of homes, and so much more in one of Atlanta’s oldest and most beautiful intown neighborhoods. Friday through Sunday. If the weather looks ok even for just a short period of time, we highly encourage you to check it out.
If you’re looking for some indoor fun, you are in luck. The Village Theatre at the Pencil Factory Flats & Shops has several shows happening this weekend. Take a look: Continue reading