Atlanta Steeplechase 2014

Atlanta SteeplechaseThe 49th annual Atlanta Steeplechase is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th, 2014. The event will take place at the beautiful Kingston Downs, located on 435 acres between Rome and Cartersville, Georgia. Gates will open at 9am and the all-day event will last until about 6:30 pm.

Touted as Atlanta’s best lawn party, the Atlanta Steeplechase is an incredible day of horse racing, tailgating, picnicking and family fun. A picturesque bowl-shaped valley provides spectator’s with views of the entire track, nestled in a bend of the Etowah River. Not limited to horse racing, this all-day event will feature live music, an air show, a petting zoo, pony rides, shopping and of course horse racing! Continue Reading »

1696 Little Joe Court, Decatur, GA 30033

DSC_3782 (Copy)Offered at $850,000

A rare find! Custom built in 2010, this exquisite brick and stone ranch home with finished basement is loaded with quality construction and custom features throughout. No expense was spared! Located in top ranked Lakeside High School district on large lush .60 acre cul-de-sac  lot.

As you enter, you will see the front porch with stacked stone, pine ceiling and 12′ cedar columns, perfect for relaxing with friends and family. The front of the home features three sets of French doors, flooding the interior of the home with light. Continue Reading »

992 Regal Hills Lane, Mableton, GA 30126

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Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath Craftsman-style home with charming front porch in Providence, John Wieland’s premier swim/tennis neighborhood. A perfect 10! 

As you enter, on the right you will find, a living room, which could be used as office/study, on the left, formal dining room with wainscoting, perfect for entertaining.  Spacious kitchen is a chef’s delight with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, huge island with breakfast bar, unique to this home. Continue Reading »

546 Tensas Trace, Alpharetta, GA 30004

front exteriorI24A0682_3_4 (Copy)Offered at $450,000

Beautiful 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath Craftsman-style home in Crabapple Crossing, loaded with charm! As you enter, on the right you will find spacious dining room with wainscoting, perfect for entertaining! This open floorplan features chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, huge breakfast bar, butler’s pantry, wet bar, walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances which include double ovens, gas cooktop, dishwasher and microwave. The kitchen opens to light-filled breakfast room and large family room with stacked stone fireplace and dual built-in bookcase. Sought-after master on main with spa bath which includes dual sinks, separate shower and jetted tub. Continue Reading »

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza 2014

Sandy Springs ArtsapaloozaThe third annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza will take place Saturday, April 12th from 10am-6pm and Sunday, April 13th from 11am-6pm. The festival will be held across the street from the beautiful Arlington Cemetery in Sandy Springs, a vibrant, upscale, and family friendly community just north of Buckhead.

Artsapalooza is one of the premiere art festival attractions in the affluent Sandy Springs area and draws a large purchasing crowd each year to the beautiful tree-lined streets of Sandy Springs. Equal parts art show, music festival and street party, Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is the perfect way to kick of spring festival season in Atlanta! Continue Reading »

Atlanta Spring Beer and Food Festivals

Spring Beer FestivalHogs and Hops

The 3rd annual Hogs and Hops festival will take place Saturday, April 5th from 2-6pm at the Masquerade Music Park located at 695 North Ave, Atlanta, GA 30308. This festival is put on by Atlanta Beer Festivals, the people in charge of many of our city’s favorite beer festivals, and their goal is to provide a great beer selection with live music, tasty food options and fun attractions.

If you are a fan of good BBQ and tasty brews then this festival is for you. Everybody is a winner when you combine a beer festival with a food festival! Enjoy a wide selection of some of Atlanta’s best BBQ including Moe’s Original BBQ, Smoke Ring and Sweet Auburn BBQ to name a few. Also present will be some local breweries along with other popular national breweries.

General admission tickets are $45 in advance or $55 at the door. Tickets include all the beer samples you want, 5 food sample tickets and 2 desert tickets. Additional food tickets can be purchased as well. Visit the website for more information. http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/beer/ Continue Reading »

Spring Festival on Ponce

festival on ponceThe 3rd Annual Spring Festival on Ponce will be held at the historic Olmsted Linear Park, located at 1451 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307. Event hours are Saturday, April 5th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, April 6th from 11am to 6pm.

This family friendly, free festival will feature over 150 local and regional artists with the beautiful backdrop of historic Olmstead Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, live acoustic entertainment, local food and beverage including “gourmet” food trucks and a children’s area. Take in the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Frank Olmstead Sr. Continue Reading »

Blue Moon Beltline Boil

Beltline BoilAtlanta’s newest in-town festival, the Blue Moon Beltline Boil will take place at the Fourth Ward Skate Park on the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail located at 830 Willoughby Way in the Inman Park/Historic Fourth Ward neighborhoods. Event hours are Saturday, April 5th from 11am to 9pm and Sunday from 2pm to 8pm.

The weekend’s events include a friendly low country boil competition featuring some of the neighborhoods top restaurants, live music performances of the Blues, Jazz and Bayou Funk, full bar service provided by Blue Moon Brewing Company and a DIY Absolut Bloody Mary Bar (Sunday only). Grab your friends and family and head out to enjoy this incredible spring weather with some hot food and cold drinks! Continue Reading »

Junior League of Atlanta Tour of Kitchens

tour of kitchensThe 17th annual Junior League of Atlanta’s Tour of Kitchens returns for two days this spring, giving attendees a look into 14 of Atlanta’s finest residential kitchens. The Tour will take place on Saturday, March 29th from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, March 30th from 11am to 5pm.

Thinking about renovating your kitchen? Find inspiration for your own space while admiring the vision and artistry of some of Atlanta’s most prominent kitchen designers. This unique two-day experience allows guests an opportunity to explore 14 professionally designed and outfitted kitchens and see them in action. Each home will host local chefs and restaurateurs to put their kitchens to the test. Guests will be able to enjoy delicious food while learning about the kitchens from the designers/contractors themselves.  Seven of the fourteen homes will be on tour each of the two days in the Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and surrounding areas. Continue Reading »

Stone Mountain Blue Grassroots Music and Arts Festival 2014

Stone Mountain Bluegrass festThe 5th annual Stone Mountain Blue Grassroots Music and Arts Festival will take place the weekend of March 29th-30th in the Historic Downtown Stone Mountain Village located at 922 Main Street, Stone Mountain Village, GA 30083. Event hours are Saturday, March 29th from 10am-6pm, and Sunday, March 30th from 11am-6pm.

Get into the springtime groove with loads of good music, dancing and fresh air. Featuring Bluegrass musicians, street jams spread throughout the festival grounds, and group lead contra dancing to get everybody’s feet moving! Also on display will be arts and crafts from over 150 self-taught artists and artisans that will bring out the historic charm of Stone Mountain Village. Bring the whole family as there is something for everyone including a children’s entertainment area and local food and beverages. Check out their Facebook Page for a sneak peek at some of the awesome artwork and jewelry that will be at the festival. Continue Reading »

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