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Pay It Forward This Holiday Season

Help lift the spirits of others this holiday season by getting involved in one of Atlanta’s various charities. From volunteering your time at food banks, helping at community meals, or making donations, there are plenty of organizations that need yourfalse

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Atlanta's Top-Rated Fitness Classes

‘Tis the season to eat comfort food, wear oversized sweaters, and cuddle up on the couch with some hot chocolate. You may not notice how this seasons food and parties are affecting you but come spring, trying to fit back in those skinny jeans, willfalse

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Atlanta Restaurants Serving Up a Thanksgiving Menu

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Homes that make Atlanta a "Prime" Location for Amazon's HQ2

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All Things Fall in Atlanta

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Family Fun in Atlanta

Who needs Disney World when you live in Atlanta? There is so much to do here in ATL that will keep the whole family entertained. From theme parks, museums, gardens, and more, Atlanta has it all! Check out our top picks for family fun in ATL:

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Atlanta Events- August & September 2017

Back to school doesn’t mean back to a boring routine. Atlanta has plenty of events in August and September to keep the summer fun going.

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Get Involved Atlanta- Volunteering in the ATL

Atlanta is a huge city with so much to offer. The city has a multitude of charities that makes getting involved easy. Whether you want to volunteer with food, kids, animals, recycling, organizing or building, the city has it. Dedicating your time tofalse

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Ford Fry- Atlanta's go-to Restaurateur

(Pictures courtesy of Ford Fry)
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ATLiens Guide to Celebrating Fourth of July

Don’t have plans for the Fourth of July? New to the city? We’ve got you covered on the best Fourth of July celebrations going on around the city. Atlanta is a big city full of Independence Day spirit! Here is a guide to the best fireworks, parties,false

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All About the Atlanta Braves New Stadium

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ATL Instagram Accounts You'll Drool Over

I am not much of a culinary expert, which is why I quickly followed these Instagram accounts when I moved to Atlanta. These Instagram accounts are more than just a good place to grab a burger; they will venture you into the city. Going out to eat willfalse

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Atlanta Summer Festivals

Summer is on the horizon and that means a whole new lineup of festivals in Atlanta! It is officially time to go outside, soak up some vitamin D, and checkout the events Atlanta has to offer.

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May Festival Round Up

Posted on 03, May 2016 by Ryann Hogan

April showers bring May flowers... and festivals! We've found the best festivals in and around Atlanta this May so you don't miss a minute of fun.

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10 Reasons to Move to Atlanta

Thinking about making a change? Is there appeal in affordable living, top notch education, and a first class talent pool of cultural and technological innovators? How about warm weather, diversity, and a multitude of job opportunities? Full offalse

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10 Father's Day Atlanta Activities Dad Will Appreciate

Father’s Day is upon us (June 21!) but don’t worry we have provided some great ideas to spend some quality time with your old man. Whether you choose to bond over ballgames, brews, brunch, or blues, make this Father’s Day one Dad will never forget!

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Top 10 Metro Atlanta Farmers Markets

Posted on 15, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

Summer is here and that means many local favorite farmers markets in Atlanta are open for business. Shopping at the farmers market is not only a great way to help promote sustainable farms and local businesses, but it's a fun way to spend an afternoonfalse

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Atlanta Named 8th Most Walkable City

Posted on 09, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

Atlanta may be one of the largest urban sprawls, but it was recently ranked the 8th most walkable city in a study conducted by researchers at George Washington University and LOCUS, a development group linked to Smart Growth America. Rather thanfalse

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Posted in Announcements, atlanta, atlanta neighborhoods, metro atlanta, neighborhood, Neighborhood News, Neighborhoods, urban sprawl, walkability, walkable

4th of July in Atlanta

Posted on 02, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

Still looking for a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July with the family? There are so many great, kid-friendly Independence Day celebrations happening this weekend around Atlanta. Here are just a few of our favorites to help you and your familyfalse

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Music Midtown 2014 Lineup Announced

Posted on 24, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Atlanta's Music Midtown Festival has announced its' star-studded lineup for this year. The featured headliners for the 21st annual event are Eminem, Zac Brown Band, John Mayer, and Jack White. There are plenty of supporting acts lined up and more willfalse

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Atlanta Transit Proposing Major Changes

Posted on 19, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

The Atlanta transit system could be taking a few unexpected turns. Between MARTA's Connect 400 proposal and the new Atlanta Streetcar, Atlanta traffic could become a thing of the past.

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Posted in Announcements, atlanta, atlanta streetcar, atlanta transit, beltine, marta, Neighborhood News, Traffic

Over-the-Top Property of the Week: Woodland Hills Manor

Posted on 16, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

This weeks Over-the-Top Property is the perfect blend of historic architecture and modern amenities. This 17,943 square-foot mansion was designed by famed architect, William T. Baker, whose hope was to create a perfect replica of a traditional Englishfalse

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Father's Day Weekend in Atlanta

Posted on 13, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Still looking for a great way to celebrate Dad this Father's Day weekend? Look no further! Here are just a few of the many dad-friendly events going on around Atlanta this weekend.

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Atlanta Named #1 City for New College Grads

Posted on 02, June 2014 by Sarah Eick

Homes.com and ForRentUniversity.com recently teamed up to rank the top 10 cities for new college graduates. The rankings were based on factors like mean entry-level income, average rent for a one-bedroom apartment, unemployment rate and nearbyfalse

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Modern Atlanta's 8th Annual Design is Human Week

Posted on 29, May 2014 by Sarah Eick

Modern Atlanta will be hosting the 8th annual Design is Human Week from June 2 to June 8. The week-long event celebrates excellence in modern design in the U.S. and around the world. MA's Design is Human Week features the MA Architecture Tour, MAfalse

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Live Next to Atlanta's "City of the Dead"...If You Dare!

Posted on 27, October 2011 by csadmin

Oakland Cemetery is sometimes called Atlanta's "City of the Dead," given its mansion-like mausoleums, towering obelisks, and network of brick-paved streets.  It's also of the only places in the city of Atlanta that hasn't changed much since thefalse

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The Top 6 Haunted Hot Spots in Metro Atlanta

Posted on 19, October 2011 by csadmin

It’s that time of year again.  When Target starts putting out the icicle lights and Santa inflatables, you know Halloween is right around the corner.  I can't think of a better way to celebrate this macabre season than with a tour of a real*false

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It's Time to Give Piedmont Heights a Closer Look

Posted on 12, October 2011 by csadmin

Piedmont Heights doesn't have the most beautiful architecture, best walking atmosphere, or the strongest identity when compared to other Atlanta neighborhoods; not everyone can be Inman Park. With that said, the wedge of land formed by thefalse

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Atlanta's NPU System Gives a Voice to the City's Neighborhoods

Posted on 11, October 2011 by csadmin

Looking back, 1974 doesn't seem like the most memorable year.  Nixon announced his resignation, People magazine published its first issue, the Rubik's Cube was invented, and a trio of tragic plane crashes occurred.  Oh yeah, and Ryan Seacrest wasfalse

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Street of the Week: Saint Charles Avenue in Virginia Highland and Midtown

Posted on 06, October 2011 by csadmin

I chose a great time to walk along St. Charles Avenue for this installment of Street of the Week.  It was in the early evening, just as people were beginning to relax after the work day.  There was quite a bit of buzz for a Wednesday: joggers werefalse

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Street of the Week: Oakdale Road in Candler Park

Oakdale Road stretches from Emory University down to Memorial Drive, but this week we focus our attention on its funky route through Candler Park.  Although sometimes overshadowed by its sister on the other side of Moreland Avenue, Inman Park,false

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Midtown's Reid House Condominium: Loads of Class Without the Glass

If Atlanta's glass condo towers of the past decade bring to mind Miami's skyline, Midtown's Reid House is a throwback to the Upper West Side. Confidently standing like an elegant lady who's seen it all and isn't impressed, the Reid House's brickfalse

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79 Park Circle: A Peachtree Park Home That's Full of Surprises

79 Park Circle, Atlanta GA 30305

79 Park Circle exemplifies the irresistibly charming character of Buckhead's Peachtree Park neighborhood.  The winding brick stairway welcomes visitors to a smartly renovated 1928 cottage, surrounded by mature treesfalse

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Enormous Real Estate Development Proposed for the Heart of Midtown...in 1991

Atlanta's Midtown is hardly recognizable from 20 years ago.  It's truly astonishing how much development has occurred in this most urbane of intown neighborhoods, with signature buildings like Metropolis, Viewpoint, Spire, 1010 Midtown, and the false

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Atlanta's Priciest Foreclosure Is...

Think quick:  what's Atlanta's most expensive foreclosure at the moment?  I'll give you some hints.  Its exterior was designed by the nation's foremost classically inclined architect; its interior resembles Warhol's Silver Factory; and the buildingfalse

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Street of the Week: Waverly Way in Inman Park

Inman Park's Haas Mansion, our most recent Over-The-Top-Property, was the also the inspiration for our Street of the Week.  Waverly Way is a street that's only gotten better with age.  It's witnessed the evolution of Inman Park from envied earlyfalse

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Which Atlanta Neighborhoods Favor Your Feet?

Let's be frank: Atlanta doesn't have a reputation as a walking city.  Although we've often been dubbed the "New York of the South," we certainly don't share that city's pedestrian culture or its density.  "L.A. of the East" is a much more aptfalse

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Cobb County Communities Offer Suburban Living with a View

After a relaxing weekend in gorgeous Asheville, North Carolina, I've come to realize something: Atlanta's pretty flat.  Yes, we have hills and compared to Florida we're the Himalayas, but there are few opportunities for  true "mountain homes."false

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Street of the Week: Rock Springs Road in Atlanta's Morningside Neighborhood

Posted on 29, August 2011 by csadmin

For the inaugural Street of the Week, we'll take a look down Rock Springs Road, between Morningside Drive and Piedmont Road in Morningside.  Plenty of 1920s charmers await...

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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward

Posted on 17, August 2011 by csadmin

Over the past two weeks, we've looked at homes on the Beltline in Virginia Highland and Poncey Highland.  Our tour  concludes with buildings located in Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward.  These two intown neighborhoods are like cousins, long separatedfalse

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Get Your Bike Ready: Buckhead Will Be Getting A Trail Along GA-400

Posted on 04, August 2011 by csadmin

Here's a fact that may or may not surprise people: Buckhead is the most underparked part of the city.  Sure, Chastain is Atlanta's largest city park, and some of the grander estates look like mini-parks in themselves, but the "Beverly Hills of thefalse

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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Poncey Highland

Posted on 01, August 2011 by csadmin
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Release The Hounds At One Of Metro Atlanta's Dog Parks

Posted on 28, July 2011 by csadmin

Good news for Fido:  these days, it's hard to find an area in metro Atlanta lacking in dog parks.  They've been popping up everywhere in the last few years, giving canines a safe place to run around and sniff out new friends.  Dog owners get a kickfalse

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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Virginia Highland

Posted on 26, July 2011 by csadmin

Some exciting things are happening on the Beltline right now.  As in, it's finally being constructed.  Work started in May and will last until early 2012 on the Eastside Trail, which is the segment of the Beltline that runs through some of Atlanta'sfalse

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Peachtree Lofts Offers Affordable, Vintage Living Spaces On The Midtown Mile

Posted on 25, July 2011 by csadmin

If you’re looking for a true loft in the heart of Midtown, Peachtree Lofts is a great buy.  It’s a member of what I like to call the Midtown Loft Trio, which also includes 805 Peachtree and Cornerstone Village.  They all offer vintage livingfalse

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Gorgeous Serenbe Makes For A Cultured Weekend, Lifestyle

Posted on 21, July 2011 by csadmin

Looking for a mini-vacay right about now? Serenbe, located just 32 miles south of Atlanta in beautiful Chattahoochee Hill Country, fits the bill for an easy, relaxing, and undeniably intriguing weekend. The great thing about Serenbe is that you havefalse

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Peachtree's Oldest Surviving House Headed to Auction

Posted on 14, July 2011 by csadmin

Almost a year ago, we featured the Rufus Rose House as an Over-the-Top Property of the Week.  The $575K price dropped again to $339K and still failed to attract a buyer, so the 1901 Peachtree Street relic will be heading to the auction block Julyfalse

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Ponce City Market Brings Changes to Atlanta's Quirkiest Thoroughfare

Posted on 12, July 2011 by csadmin

Ponce de Leon Avenue is an Atlanta institution.  Its route starts at the Downtown Connector and changes character many times before morphing into Stone Mountain's Main Street outside I-285.  By far the most interesting stretch is between Peachtreefalse

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The Past, Present, and Future of Bathroom Design at MODA

Posted on 06, July 2011 by csadmin

Is there any room in the house more potentially terrifying or delightful than the master bathroom? When done right, it can be an object of envy, but an ugly bathroom can elicit nightmares. "WaterDream: The Art of Bathroom Design" is an inspiringfalse

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Find Your Next Home Via The Peachtree Road Race

Posted on 30, June 2011 by csadmin
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Style Lives on Peachtree Road: Plaza Towers

Posted on 28, June 2011 by csadmin
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