HOW DO YOU ATL? Whether you are interested in hitting the great outdoors, exploring our arts scene or scoping out the scene at an annual festival, we have ideas for you.
If there’s nothing more exciting than hearing the crowd roar on game day, then check out our playbook of all the sporting events you can catch. Home-field advantage included. Foam finger is not.
Atlanta Legends. The first home game for the new AAF Atlanta Legends football team will be Feb. 24 at Georgia State Stadium. www.aaf.com/atlanta-legends FULLCOMMISSIONATL.COM
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Nearby: Full Commission. This restaurant in Grant Park serves breakfast, brunch and dinner, plus coffees and teas, making it a good stop any time of day. www.fullcommissionatl.com
Atlanta Hawks. Celebrate the 50th season of the NBA Atlanta Hawks by attending a game at State Farm Arena in January or February. www.hawks.com
Nearby: State Farm Arena. The newly renovated arena has plenty to do before, during and after a game, so stay and visit Zac Brown’s Social Club, Killer Mike’s Swag Shop, Gio’s Little Italia and Atlanta Brew Pub. www.statefarmarena.com
ARTS AND THEATER AFICIONADO Whether you’re into gallery gazing or want to snag front row seats to the latest theater premiere, Atlanta’s symphony of sights and sounds will tempt from all areas of town.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. The event screens films of Jewish culture and history and Jewish artists, in several theaters throughout the city, Feb. 6-26. www.ajff.org Nearby: Rumi’s Kitchen. Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center hosts many films during the run, so grab a bite to eat at this nearby Persian hotspot serving sumptuous dips and kabobs marinated in saffron sauce. www.rumiskitchen.com
Nearby: Grab a craft beer and a pizza at City Tap Atlanta before or after the show. www.citytap.com
Steve Martin and Martin Short: Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t. Have a fun evening with the two comedians on Jan. 12 at the Fox Theatre with the Steel Canyon Raiders and Jeff Babko. www.foxtheatre.org
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