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

“Atlanta Eats” filming at Barcelona Wine Bar this Thursday, April 25

Atlanta Eats“Atlanta Eats,” a weekly 30-minute TV show about Atlanta’s restaurant scene, is filming a segment this Thursday at Inman Park’s Barcelona Wine Bar and wants you to be there!   If the chance to see yourself on TV is not enticing enough, Barcelona Wine Bar is providing a complimentary Bocadillo Bite for each person who arrives at the restaurant Thursday, April 25, between 11:30am and 1:30pm (until they are out of seats or Bocadillo Bites, of course).

The show, which is hosted by Steak Shapiro, airs Saturdays at 10:30am on Peachtree TV and again at 12:00 noon on CBS Atlanta.  Continue reading

We heart festival season in Atlanta!

Ohhhh, Atlanta.  It’s that time of year again.  Festival season is upon us!   Take a look at the fun events happening this weekend, April 19-21.

Dogwood Festival77th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival – April 19-21, Piedmont Park.  It’s basically an Atlanta institution.  Artist market, music, kids’ village, dog frisbee show, thousands of your Atlanta neighbors – and it’s FREE!   Get all the info here.

SweetWater 420 FestSweetwater 420 Fest – April 19-21, Candler Park – Looking for something a bit more intimate than the Dogwood Fest but with equally impressive art, music, and festival food?   This festival has it all and right in the heart of the beautiful Candler Park neighborhood.    And with SweetWater as the presenting sponsor, you can bet there will also be plenty of tasty beer.  Check out the website for more info.   Continue reading

New X3 Community Perks program offers discounts at area businesses

X3 SportsX3 Sports, a fitness facility that focuses on martial arts and kickboxing to achieve results, recently launched a perks program to offer their members discounts at several area businesses.

Members of any of the three X3 locations (Inman Park at N. Highland Steel, West Midtown across the street from Apex West Midtown, and Marietta) can now save money at several area businesses just by presenting their X3 card! Continue reading

6 tips to get motivated and stay motivated in your workout

Ok people.  It’s mid-February.  How’s that resolution to get fit going for you?   If you’re like most people, staying motivated to exercise on a regular basis does not come easy.  Fortunately, our friends at X3 Sports are here to help.  They recently published an expert guide outlining six tips for getting motivated and staying motivated in your workout.   You can have the guide emailed to you for free through the X3 Sports blog.  Here’s what you’ll learn: Continue reading