5th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

icecreamCome get the scoop! The 5th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival returns on Saturday, July 25th! The event takes place from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Piedmont Park located at 10th Street and Charles Allen Drive in Midtown Atlanta.

This year’s festivities will include endless fun for the whole family! Entertainment will include marching bands, Atlanta’s best drum lines, ice cream eating contests, live demonstrations, interactive activities, and even more outdoor fun!

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2015 Atlanta Wine Party: Summer Edition

atlanta-wine-partyThe 2015 Summer Edition Atlanta Wine Party will be hosted on Saturday, July 25th from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Opera Nightclub in Atlanta. Following the event, Wine Party Patrons are invited to stay at Opera for the duration of the evening at no additional cover charge.

The Wine Party will feature a variety of 50 wines to sample, live music, and a DJ. Complimentary bottles of water will be available through the event, and guests will enjoy food options for purchase, including:

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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival 2015

1342644944-killertomato260The 7th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival returns to Atlanta on Sunday, July 19th from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The festival will be hosted at JCT Kitchen & Bar located at Westside Provisions District in Midtown Atlanta.

More than 40 of the South’s top chefs, 20 skilled mixologists, and 30 farmers join together to compete for the tastiest tomato concoctions. Throughout the competition, each chef is paired with a local farmer to create a tomato dish for attendees to sample, and featured mixologists will stir and shake up their own signature tomato cocktails. Festival-goers and renown chefs will vote on their favorite drinks and dishes.

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Slide the City!

slidethecityMake a splash this summer in Decatur! Slide the City takes place on Saturday, July 25th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Old Courthouse located at W. Ponce de Leon Avenue and 
Clairemont Avenue. Decatur is the only metro Atlanta city offering the event with over 6,000 ticketed guests and spectators in attendance!

Each summer, the Decatur Business Association (DBA) brings the beach to Decatur. This year, the DBA is celebrating its 30th anniversary by breaking from tradition and taking a ride on the wild slide! Slide the City brings a 1,000-foot waterslide to downtown Dectaur, taking over Clairemont and Ponce de Leon Avenue  all the way through the 300 block down West Ponce.

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The 2015 Atlanta Street Food Festival

asffThe Atlanta Street Food Festival returns to Piedmont Park on Saturday, July 11th from 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Recently contended as “One of the Top 4 Food Truck Festivals in the Country” by Travelpulse.com and “One of the 5 Latest and Greatest things to Hit the South” by Southern Living Magazine, the festival is a favorite among Atlanta residents!

Showcasing over 50 of Atlanta’s finest food trucks, the Atlanta Street Food Festival attracts the city’s most popular mobile kitchens. Festival-goers will be able to enjoy a variety of flavors with everything from fried chicken and mac’n’cheese to health-inspired Japanese fare. Pick up some classic barbeque, sample seasonal offerings, and even enjoy a delectable sweet treat while sipping on craft beer. With so much to pick from, the festival will have something for everyone!

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Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week 2015

It’s time to savor the dates and indulge in signature menus from top chefs at exceptional prices! The Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week is a 9-day event filled with flavor beginning Saturday, July 18th through Sunday, July 26th. At exclusive prices of $15, $25, or $35 per person, diners will enjoy their choice of prixe-fixe menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner from over 30 participating restaurants. The event is a wonderful opportunity for Atlantans to sample Downtown’s finest dining spots!

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Atlanta Field Day 2015

fielddayAtlanta Field Day is bringing Recess back for 2015 on Saturday, July 11th! From 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., come out for some throwback fun at Historic Fourth Ward Park located at 680 Dallas Street in Atlanta. Tickets are $50 until July 2nd and $55 through July 10th.

Recruit your team of 8+ friends, grab some beers, and have a day of nostalgic outdoor fun! Atlanta Field Day is just like field day in grade school, built with adults in mind. This year’s event will feature some Field Day classics, as well as a variety of new games including: Bubble Gauntlet, P.D.I. Relay, Grass Twister, Tug-O-War, Eating Contests, Backyard Wheelbarrow Race, Photo Booth Scavenger Hunt, Back is the New Front Relay, Giant Paper Airplane Toss, and more!

Each  team will compete in 5 scheduled events and 3 scramble events where they will find a team to compete against in a head-to-head match. Awards will be given out for the following categories:

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2479 Peachtree Road NE #516, Atlanta, GA, 30305

Dining-Living (1)Offered at $175,000 

Pristine 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom corner-unit condo in desirable Park Lane on Peachtree, located in the heart of Buckhead. As you enter, on the left you will find the light-filled dining area and living room with gorgeous hardwood floors. Beautiful updated kitchen with cherry wood cabinets, granite countertops, and bar area opens to the dining/living area with plenty of space to accommodate company. On the right you will find the first full bathroom. Down the hall you will find two spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets and an abundance of natural light. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. 

The monthly HOA fees include 24-hour concierge, saltwater pool, fitness center, exterior maintenance, landscaping, pest control, garbage, water, sewer, and reserve fund.  Continue reading “2479 Peachtree Road NE #516, Atlanta, GA, 30305″ »

10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in Atlanta!

atlantafireworks1. Red White & Brew Georgia Aquarium
On Friday, July 4th from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., spend the evening surrounded by the incredible fish at the Georgia Aquarium. The event will feature a full range of unlimited beer tasting, classic dinner presented by Wolfgang Puck Catering, live music, and a rooftop viewing of Centennial Park’s fireworks show.

2. Legendary FourthLenox Square Mall
The city’s favorite summer tradition includes musical entertainment, food concessions and the largest fireworks display in the Southeast. Whether you are in the Buckhead or Brookhaven area, this celebration will steal the show!

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2015 Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

fourthwardThe Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival returns on June 27th & 28th at the Historic Fourth Ward Park located at 592 N. Angier Ave. NE in Atlanta. Event hours run from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. The two-day celebration of community and tradition is presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces for people of all ages, races, customs and interests. The Festival is a major celebration of the arts while honoring the rich history of the Atlanta community.

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