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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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All About the Atlanta Braves New Stadium

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Posted in atlanta, Baseball, braves, Neighborhood News, SunTrust Park, Trends

Atlanta's Best Suburban Neighborhoods

Sick of city life? Ready for some wide open spaces? Lucky for you, Atlanta has plenty of suburban neighborhoods to choose from. Check out our list of the best available suburban neighborhoods below.

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Five Things About Atlanta That Might Surprise You

Need to brush up on your Atlanta trivia? We've got you covered with these Five Things About Atlanta That Might Surprise You:

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August Festival Round Up

Go ahead and start marking your calendars for the best happenings in and around Atlanta this month!

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Fourth of July Round Up

When it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July (Atlanta style), we've got the scoop.

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4 ATL Farewells

With more and more people moving here each year, Atlanta have not only seen more grocery stores and apartment complexes being built, but we are also currently experiencing a major facelift that has been years in the making. While bigger and better canfalse

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Georgia's Food Truck Round Up

While Atlanta is home to many of the latest and greatest restaurants (Two Urban Licks, Marcel, and the Optimist, just to name a few), I have seen people stand outside in the 98 degree summer heat to wait for food made inside a truck at local parks,false

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June Festival Round Up

Summertime means festival time! Here are just a few of the many kid friendly, adult friendly, and family fun events to explore this month in or around Atlanta.

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Posted in Events, Neighborhood News, Uncategorized

Atlanta's Unique Kroger Names

Posted on 11, May 2016 by Ryann Hogan

If you are new to Atlanta, you may have been left scratching your head when you hear someone reference "Murder Kroger" or "Disco Kroger".  While those are the most commonly known nicknamed Krogers, the trend has stretched across the city. Everfalse

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Four Trends in Atlanta Real Estate

One of our favorite things about Atlanta is that it is always changing. There is always a new restaurant to try, a new neighborhood to explore, a new neighbor to meet. Real estate in Atlanta is no different, with new construction and renovationsfalse

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Posted in Housing News, Neighborhood News, Quick Clicks, Trends

Atlanta's Best Running Trails

Atlanta is a great place to find balance.  Many transplants move here seeking the promise of career opportunity and stay for the lush greenery and plenty of outdoor activities to pursue. If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle for a fewfalse

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Posted in Neighborhood News, Parks, Uncategorized

Five Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

Super Bowl Sunday deserves a whole day but don't let the rest of the weekend be a wash.  We've compiled a list of the five best events around Atlanta to ensure your Super Bowl weekend is a touchdown.

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Posted in Neighborhood News, Neighborhoods, Weekly News Roundup

Atlanta Mixed Use Development Round-Up

On the heels of hugely successful mixed-use developments that opened in 2015 (Ponce City Market, Krog Street Market and the Avalon, to name a few), 2016 is poised to be another year of growth in Atlanta. Live, work, play communities have become a partfalse

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5 Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

The weather may be cold, but Atlanta is on fire with action! We've compiled a list of the best events happening around the city this weekend - just be sure to bundle up!

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Top 50 Atlanta Restaurants

Long time Atlanta residents can all agree on one thing- this city has seen unprecedented growth and change in the last ten years. From the Avalon in Alpharetta to Krog Street Market on the Beltline, new development around Atlanta has changed the facefalse

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Our Favorite Places - Marietta

Marietta, a vast thriving community grounded by the Historic Marietta Square and rich in culture, is one of the most popular suburban areas of Atlanta. Home buyers are attracted to this area because of the great schools and the sense of communityfalse

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First Time Home Buyers - Ryann

With the condo market in Atlanta on the rise, many first time home buyers are turning to attached properties as a convenient option for in town life. Our Operations and Agent Success Manager, Ryann, recently moved into her first condo in Brookhaven.false

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Posted in Buyer Tools, Buyers, Neighborhood News

Our Favorite Places - Adair Park

Adair Park is undoubtedly an area of exciting growth and change. Situated along the Beltline, this Southwest Atlanta neighborhood is attracting home buyers who are interested in the original 1950's bungalows, the convenience of Intown life, and thefalse

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Atlanta Companies Rank on Best Places to Work List

The average American spends 46.7 hours at work each week - it helps if you work at a great place! Company review and recruitment site Glassdoor has published their list of the 50 Best Places to Work.  Although this list covers the entire United States,false

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Things to do in Atlanta - Holiday Edition

Are you ready for the holidays?  Don't miss a minute of merriment this year! We've compiled a list of the best holiday events around Atlanta to help you make the most of the most wonderful time of year.

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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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Posted in atlanta, Moving, Neighborhood News, Tips

Weekly News Roundup: Ted Turner Drive, State Farm Expansion, & More

Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here’s a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From the news of State Farm's Dunwoody campus to host 10,000 employees  to the construction site tour of the Atlanta Falcons new home, this weekfalse

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Posted in Atlanta Falcons, Neighborhood News, State Farm, Ted Turner, walkability, Weekly News Roundup

2015 Back to School Dates for Metro Atlanta

All good things unfortunately must come to an end, including summer break. Make sure your family is ready for back to school season with this free Clickscape printable highlighting school start dates in the Metro Atlanta area. Enjoy the rest of summerfalse

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Posted in Announcements, Back to School, Neighborhood News, Tips

Weekly News Roundup: New Roxy Theater, MARTA's Digital Records, & More

Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here’s a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From the announcement of a new Roxy Theater in the SunTrust Park development to Atlantic Station's schedule of special events for the BB&T Atlantafalse

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Posted in Atlantic Station, BB&T Atlanta Open, braves, downtown, Flatiron, marta, Neighborhood News, SunTrust Park, Weekly News Roundup

5 Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

Nothing on the agenda yet for this weekend? Here's five fun ideas to make your weekend in Atlanta that much more exciting to look forward to. Enjoy!

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Posted in braves, Neighborhood News, race, Red Brick

10 Most Expensive Cities to Rent in Georgia

ApartmentList.com recently complied a list of the 10 most expensive places to rent in Georgia via their June 2015 Georgia Rental Price Monitor. An ApartmentList.com monthly staple, the report draws data and research conclusions from the thousands offalse

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Posted in Housing News, johns creek, Neighborhood News, Rent

Weekly News Roundup: Skyview's New Ride, Google Expansion, & More

Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here’s a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From Skyview's announcement of a new drop-ride attraction downtown to Google's $300 million expansion in metro Atlanta, this week was full offalse

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Posted in downtown, google, hollywood, movies, Neighborhood News, skyview, Weekly News Roundup

5 Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

TGIW! While it may only be Hump Day, the weekend is right around the corner. Nothing on the agenda yet? Don't fret, here's five fun ideas to make your weekend in Atlanta that much more exciting to look forward to.

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Posted in 5K, concert, festival, Neighborhood News

Airbnb, Realtor.com Partnership Promotes Home-Ownership

Airbnb and Realtor.com have announced a partnership allowing users to "live like a local" and experience a potential new neighborhood before purchasing into it.

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Posted in airbnb, Announcements, Buyer Tools, homebuying, Housing News, Neighborhood News, realtor.com, Tips

Weekly News Roundup: Casino Proposal, New Fireworks Law, Buckhead Condo Tower, & More

Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here’s a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From the report of a potential  downtown MGM casino to the proposed 23-story Buckhead condo tower, this week was full of noteworthy and interestingfalse

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Posted in Buckhead, fireworks, Fourth of July, MGM, Neighborhood News, Streetcar, Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup: Kenny Rogers, Music Midtown, ATL Soccer News & More

Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here’s a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From the 2015 Music Midtown lineup to the release of Atlanta's MLS team name, this week was full of noteworthy and interesting developments.

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Posted in Atlanta United, Celebrity Homes, cobb county, music midtown, Neighborhood News, Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup: Tyler Perry, Streetcar Expansion, Secrets of ATL Parks, & More

Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here's a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From Tyler Perry's newly listed $25 million estate to Atlanta's grade of a B+ in renter satisfaction, this week was full of noteworthy andfalse

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Posted in apartment, beltline, chastain park, father's day, grant park, Neighborhood News, piedmont park, tyler perry, Weekly News Roundup

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

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

Atlanta's Best Neighborhoods for Trick-or-Treating, 2012 Edition

Posted on 31, October 2012 by csadmin
The annual Little 5 Points Halloween Parade - Image via Creative Loafing

Oh how the spooky have fallen! After ranking as the 15th best city in the nation for trick-or-treating in 2010, Atlanta has been unranked for the past 2 years in Zillow'sfalse

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Don't Miss Inman Park Festival 2012!

Posted on 27, April 2012 by csadmin

Don't miss the Inman Park Festival this weekend!  The official hours of the festival are as follows:

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Creative Loafing Atlanta's "Ultimate" Neighborhood Guide?

Posted on 02, April 2012 by csadmin
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Avignon at Vinings, I Mean Paces View, Gets Its Groove Back

Posted on 03, February 2012 by csadmin

Last week I wrote about the savior of two stalled Hedgewood developments, John Wieland Homes.  Well, a weekend jaunt through the lovely village of Vinings revealed that the man’s at it again, with the transformation of Avignon at Vinings into Paces Viewfalse

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John Wieland Homes Is Helping Two Hedgewood Communities Stage a Comeback

Posted on 27, January 2012 by csadmin

Just when it looked like two of metro Atlanta’s most lauded New Urbanist communities were doomed to fates of unrealized greatness, a hero swooped in to get the job done. The guy in the proverbial cape and tights happens to be one of the area’s mostfalse

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Disgruntled Condo Owners at Twelve Atlantic Station Lose Again

Posted on 21, November 2011 by csadmin

Attention condo dwellers: the Georgia Supreme Court has spoken, and unless expressly guaranteed in the purchase agreement, that spectacular skyline view you enjoy might not be there forever.  That's some tough news for the eight condo dwellers at false

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Posted in atlanta condos, atlanta condos for sale, atlantic station condos, Neighborhood News, Properties, twelve atlantic station

Pulte's Betting on Buckhead Townhomes (Again) with Ferncliff at Lenox

Posted on 02, November 2011 by csadmin

Five years ago, a lot being cleared for development would elicit perhaps a glance or two.  Growth was a regular part of life at that point; the AJC even had a weekly special section (optimistically entitled Horizon) devoted to the seemingly endlessfalse

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Posted in atlanta real estate, Buckhead, buckhead real estate, development, ga homes for sale, Neighborhood News, Properties

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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Posted in atlanta, Buckhead, Neighborhood News, park, Parks, trail

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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Posted in atlanta, avenue, city, de, development, highland, jamestown, leon, market, midtown, mixed use, Neighborhood News, old fourth ward, ponce, Properties, virginia

Ranked: Atlanta's Best Neighborhoods

Posted on 29, June 2011 by csadmin
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Atlanta's Most Unique Address Remains Home to a "Phantom"

Posted on 23, June 2011 by csadmin
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Is There a Food Truck in Your Neighborhood?

Posted on 22, June 2011 by csadmin
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Virginia Highland's Orme Park Celebrates First Round of Improvements

Posted on 16, June 2011 by csadmin
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Posted in Neighborhood News, Neighborhoods, Parks, Virginia Highland Orme Park Intown Atlanta

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