This weekend in Atlanta! July 12-14

Atlanta skylineAs summer continues, so do the fun events (well, as long as we can get a day without rain, that is).  This weekend is no exception.  Take a look at some of the fun things happening around town.

Comedy all weekend long at the Village Theatre – Check out the improv shows happening Friday and Saturday – all hilarious and all $10 or less!

Atlanta Street Food Festival – Saturday, July 13, 12pm-8pm, Piedmont Park.  Attendees of the inaugural Atlanta Street Food Festival will experience Atlanta’s best food trucks while enjoying music from a variety of local bands.  The event benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank and has already raised enough money to purchase more than $42,000 worth of groceries for needy families.   The festival is free to enter, but attendees must purchase a $10.50 ticket (discount available for 3 tickets) to be able to purchase food and drinks.  Tickets do not include food or drink, but attendees who purchase tickets in advance will receive discounted food.  Get the details and purchase tickets hereContinue reading

Discover Atlanta on a bike!

Bicycle Tours of AtlantaWe really do live in a great city full of rich history, culture, and promise for the future.  But with the daily responsibilities of work and family, it’s tough to find the time to see and appreciate all of it.  If you can make time, however, we want you to know about a fun and exciting way to discover our great city – on a bike!

Bicycle Tours of Atlanta began operating in 2009 after founder Robyn Elliott decided to combine her passions for biking and for her hometown of Atlanta into a career.  The company currently offers three bike tours: Continue reading

So many restaurant deals, so little time…

You gotta eat.  And sometimes, you gotta eat out.  But you also gotta watch your wallet.  Fortunately, we’ve been keeping up with some great offers from a few of our favorite dining spots.   If only there were more meals in the day… thank goodness for snacks!

Fruttela logoFruttela Frozen Yogurt – Springtime is here!   That means it’s also Frozen Yogurt time!  At Fruttela Frozen Yogurt in Inman Park, students get 10% off every Monday.  Better still, the yogurt you get at Fruttela is made with real fruit and non-fat organic milk – perfect for staying cool and keeping your mind sharp over the summer break.


The Drafting TableThe Drafting Table – Come in daily at 3:00pm for 1/2 price appetizer specials until 7:00pm.  The Drafting Table will resume lunch hours in June, but for now, Sunday brunch continues weekly from 11:30-4:00 and dinner is of course served every day from 3:00pm until close.  The Drafting Table is located downtown at 349 Decatur St. Continue reading

Oh P’cheen is a P’changin’

P'cheenOk, so perhaps P’cheen’s new menu and remodeled interior are not exactly what Bob Dylan had in mind, but big things are happening!

The Old Fourth Ward pioneers who recently brought Atlanta Bone Lick Barbecue and Edgewood Speakeasy are now laser-focused on their eight-year-old first child, P’cheen.

The changes at the N. Highland Ave. restaurant and bar involve both the menu and the interior.   And to be clear, both the new menu and remodel are complete!    So take a look at the info below and get over there to experience the new P’cheen for yourself. Continue reading

Hola, Atlanta! Sunday is Cinco de Mayo!

Chips and salsaYour 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

Updates from 3 of our favorite restaurant/bars

Atlanta has so many great restaurants and bars – it can be hard to choose where to go.  Here is some news from three of our favorite places that might encourage you to check them out!

P'cheenP’cheen International Bistro & Pub

P’cheen just announced a new spring dinner menu, a new drink menu and a new dessert menu including Guinness Chocolate Cake, Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake, Nutella Pots de Crème, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie.   Oh my!

P’cheen is one of my favorites.  Great food, great drinks, and a fantastic atmosphere.  Head over to 701 Highland Ave. to check it out for yourself. Continue reading