It’s the weekend already, Atlanta!

They say the only thing better than a long weekend is a short week.   Hard to believe another weekend is already upon us, but I’m certainly not going to argue it!  Take a look at some of the fun events that are just around the corner.

Village TheatreVillage Theatre Level 1 Graduate Show and Armando Friday, May 31, 8:30pm, $10.  If you’ve been on the fence about signing up for one of the Village Theatre’s improv classes, this is a great way to see the program in action.  After watching the students perform, you can stay and watch the main cast perform in the Armando show – and sign up for the July Level  1 improv class if you’ve got the guts to do it!   Get your tickets here.

Yacht Rock Revue Performing Prince’s Purple Rain – Friday, May 31, 7:00 – Legacy Fountain in Piedmont Park.  Hear Purple Rain in its entirety outside at our beautiful Piedmont Park!   General admission tickets are $20.  VIP tickets include seating and cost $50.  Proceeds benefit the Piedmont Park Conservancy Green Market.  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

Spring weekend fun in Atlanta

You did it!  You made it to Friday!   Take a look at the fun stuff happening this weekend and get out there and celebrate!

Village TheatreTonight!  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

Big weekend at The Village Theatre!!!

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 FestivalInman 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.

Village TheatreIf 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

Cast your vote for the Best of Atlanta!

Best of Atlanta 2013Got a favorite Atlanta radio station, breakfast spot, food truck, bartender, dog park or nightclub?   Well now is your chance to show your love!  Jezebel Magazine recently opened up the voting for the Best of Atlanta 2013 and the prestigious titles are yours to determine. Continue reading

Sample wines from around the world at Barcelona Uncorked!

WineIn October of last year, I introduced you to Gretchen Thomas, Wine and Spirits Director (what a title, right?) at Barcelona Wine Bar and Restaurant.  Gretchen travels the world to select wines and beers for Barcelona Wine Bar and answered several of my novice wine questions during our conversation.   She also let me know that she would be coming back to Atlanta in 2013 to host a wine class and tasting called “Barcelona Uncorked.”  Well, that time is now.  The event takes place Tuesday, February 5 at 7:00pm and is not to be missed.  Continue reading