Intown Atlanta Restaurants Offer Serious Back-to-School Specials

Kid eating spaghettiIt’s hard to believe it’s back-to-school time in Atlanta, but it is!   And with all the clothes, notebooks, and backpacks to buy, parents are no doubt looking to save money wherever they can.   This weekend’s sales tax holiday will definitely help save on school supplies, but you’ve still gotta eat!  Take a look at these great intown Atlanta restaurants offering Kids Eat FREE deals!  What a great way to feed those ever-growing appetites!

PS – Check out P’cheen’s back-to-school deal at the end of the list for a more adult night out … Continue reading

Beer Dinner at The Drafting Table Pub this Thursday, July 25!

The Drafting TableWith the work week just beginning, it’s hard to think ahead to Thursday night – a night you can kick back just a bit knowing that the weekend is within reach.  To get that weekend feeling started right, you are invited to a Beer Dinner at The Drafting Table Pub this Thursday, July 25, at 8:00pm or 10:00pm.  It’s the perfect idea for a date with that special someone or to decompress from the work week with a group of friends.

The dinner menu, which has been specially created to pair with Chicago-based Finch’s beer, consists of four courses – a starter, first course, second course, and dessert.  So as to not keep you hanging, here are the details: Continue reading

Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week is July 27-August 4!

Atlanta Downtown Restaurant WeekGet out your calendars, email your friends, and call for reservations – Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week is July 27-August 4!

What is Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week you ask?   Well, allow me to fill you in.  During this one special week of the year, Atlanta diners can enjoy signature menus from downtown’s best restaurants specially priced at $15, $25, and $35.  This year, Downtown Restaurant Week is taking things a step further.  Several downtown hotels are offering special rates through the Dine and Dream program.  Additionally, the Stay and Play list offers fun ideas for diners to explore downtown before or after their meals.  Participants in restaurant week can even enter to win a Celebrity Cruise for two! Continue reading

Dine Poolside at the Pencil Factory Flats & Shops!

Pencil FactoryResidents of downtown Atlanta’s Pencil Factory apartments are lucky to have a fantastic pool to enjoy on hot summer days.  And this summer, the relaxing got even easier.  Pencil Factory sunbathers can now get food from five of their neighborhood restaurants to enjoy right on their lounge chairs!

Caramba Café, the Drafting Table Pub, Chow Bing, Intown Market and Marlee’s Coffee & Tea House have come together to create the Pencil Factory Poolside Menu.  All summer long, Pencil Factory residents and their guests can simply call the restaurant of their choice, place an order, and grab their food just steps away from the pool.  Some of the participating restaurants will even deliver! Continue reading

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

Village Theatre Level 1 Improv Classes Start July 9th

Village TheatreYou’re funny.   Your friends think you’re funny.  Your family usually thinks you’re funny.  But have you ever thought about turning your natural talent into something that could entertain on the stage?  If so, or if you’re just looking for a way to meet great people while having a fun experience that stretches your comfort zone, sign up for Level 1 Improv Classes at the Village Theatre downtown!

The class runs eight weeks and teaches participants the concepts of warm up and trust, and the principles of agreement and group mind.   After mastering the concepts, students learn how to implement them on stage as they prepare for a graduation show!  Family and friends are invited to watch the graduates perform. Continue reading