Dunwoody Bud-n-Burgers Festival

bud-burger-img-300x279The very first Dunwoody Bud-n-Burgers Festival will take place on Saturday, October 25th. From 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Dunwoody’s own Brook Run Park will be home to Atlanta’s latest and greatest burger competition! The event is free to attend, and all ages are welcome.

Throughout the day, attendees will enjoy live music and fun for the entire family while indulging in a top-notch dining experience! Between 12-15 local restaurants showcase their burger skills for a chance to win their share of cash, prizes, and bragging rights. Sampling tickets will be available for $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. Tickets will include a wristband granting guests access to taste up to 5 different restaurant samples and the opportunity to vote on their favorite flavors of the day!

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3325 Piedmont Road NE, Unit 2201

3325 Piedmont Road NE 006Offered at $700,000

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath luxury condominium on 22nd floor in Terminus in Buckhead. Rare corner unit with stunning city views! 5 star amenities include 24/7 doorman, daytime concierge, valet, fitness center, two guest suites, saltwater pool and spa, fireside sky terrace, clubroom with fireplace and catering kitchen, massage room, outdoor teak yoga studio, pet walk and more!

Incredible open floorplan features great room with dining room which opens to gourmet kitchen. Kitchen features granite countertops with breakfast bar and stainless Wolf appliances including cooktop, oven, dishwasher, microwave and SubZero refrigerator.  Continue reading “3325 Piedmont Road NE, Unit 2201” »

Whiskies of the World Tasting Fest

whiskies1The Whiskies of the World Expo returns to Atlanta on Friday, October 23rd! Taking place at the beautiful Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead, the Expo will run from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with a special VIP-only hour beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Bringing together distillers from around the world, the Whiskies of the World Fest will showcase hundreds of fine whiskies for sampling. Although the focus will be primarily on whiskey, a wide variety of artisanal spirits will also be presented for tasting. Guests will be treated to cigar and whiskey pairings, craft food and whiskey pairings, whiskey mixology, a dinner buffet, commemorative whiskey sampling class, and the opportunity to mingle among whiskey celebrities, Distillers, and Brand Ambassadors!

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2015 Atlanta Arts Festival

AAF_logo_bottom_for_ZappThe Atlanta Arts Festival makes its 9th annual return to Piedmont Park on October 24th & 25th. Festival hours run from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, and from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

Set in the historic Piedmont Park, the autumn festival will have the perfect setting as outstanding artists from around the country feature their exceptional work. Over 200 artists will present their finest photography, paintings, sculptures, leather and metal craftsmanship, hand-blown glass, jewelry, and more! The event will also feature artist demonstrations, classes, and live music and entertainment.

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Atlanta World Kite Festival & Expo

kiteGo fly a kite… At the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo! The 4th annual event takes place in the meadow at Piedmont Park on Saturday, October 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The free festival is a family-fun event for all ages that encourages and promotes an active healthy family lifestyle.

With live performances, flash mobs, and cooking and kite flying demonstrations, there will be entertainment everyone will be sure to love!

The 2015 lineup of performers and entertainment will be released soon. Last year’s festival treated guests to performances by the world-renowned classical Chinese dance and music show, Shen Yun 2015. Additional live entertainment was provided by the Atlanta Braves BAT Team, SenoritAwesome, the InStep Step Team, and more!

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Lake Claire in Midtown Atlanta – Neighborhood of the Week

Lake Claire is located east of Candler Park and West of Decatur, close to Inman Park, Little Five Points and Poncey Highland in 30307 zip code. With a neighborhood park and walking distance to Mary Lin elementary, Lake Claire is a great neighborhood to explore for our Neighborhood of the Week.

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2015 Spooktacular Halloween Fun in Atlanta!

happy-halloween-images-4With October in full swing, there are plenty of ways to get festive this Halloween season! We’ve put together a list of the best events around Atlanta to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month. Check out our list below!

1. Georgia A-Scary-Um: Weekends starting October 10th through 31st, the Georgia Aquarium will transform into your family’s one-stop shop for festive fun with Halloween decorations and music at every turn.

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Atlanta Botanical Gardens Goblins in the Garden

goblinesGoblins in the Garden returns to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens on Sunday, October 25th. From 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., treat your youngest goblins to a day of Halloween fun!

The festive event will offer pony rides, fall-themed crafts, stories, a Ride-on-Train, pumpkin decorating, and more. Battina the Friendly Witch will tell stories at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Day Hall. The Goblin Runway will be open for children to show off their costumes and Halloween best at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. 

Train rides are available for $3 per passenger (children only, please!), and Pony Rides will be offered for $4 per passenger. Scrumptious food and beverages will also be available for purchase, and the event is rain-or-shine.

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Atlanta Botanical Gardens Fest-of-Ale

slideshow_1343144_chefcarving.1030_1Celebrate the harvest season with Fest-of-Ale at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens every Thursday in October from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. With live music and a selection of seasonal beers, you can experience the Atlanta Botanical Gardens after-hours unlike ever before!

Each Thursday will feature a unique way to participate and enjoy the evening. Don’t miss the Arts & Ales local market on October 15th where you’ll find pottery, wood working, jewelry and more by local and regional artists. The market is a great way to get a jump start on holiday shopping and mingle with local artisans!

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2015 Brookhaven Chili Cook Off

12009588_628312533977284_238011554644843002_nThe city of Brookhaven celebrates its 4th Annual Chili Cookoff on Saturday, October 10th from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The full day of festivities and fun for the whole family takes place in Brookhaven Park located at 4158 Peachtree Road.

Festival fun will include live performances, college football on the Big Screen, a special Kids’ Zone & Cornhole, and fun for the whole family! The Kids’ Zone will be filled with exciting children’s activities including rides, inflatables, arts and crafts, temporary tattoos, sand art, glow in the dark items, and more! Over at the Xfinity Stage, live music will fill the air with performances by Battlefield Collective, Drucker, and Behind the Sun (a Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute band).

After enjoying unlimited tastings from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the annual Chili & Brunswick Stew tasting, watch as celebrity judges issue bragging rights and awards to the top chefs in each category. Foodies are also invited to mix, taste, and mingle among food bloggers and television hosts.

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