Atlanta Now JAN-FEB 2020
THE OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE OF ATLANTA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
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CONTENTS 14 Atlanta’s Hot Winter Wonders Take a look at all of the exciting activities around town BY KAREN LOPEZ
18 Atlanta: Heart of the Civil Rights Movement DUSTIN CHAMBERS
Discover Atlanta’s legacy through these activities. BY CAROL CARTER
6 Calendar of Events
Find the hottest picks for January and February.
11 Insider Info
Concierge tips, conventions, discounts on tickets and visitor information booth locations. It’s all here.
12 How Do You ATL?
Find the perfect fit for your interests, plus special events.
A guide to the city’s best restaurants to meet up with friends.
32 Get Fit for the New Year
Grab new workout gear and hit the trails.
22 Meet Up at these Hot Spots
January and February’s lineup can’t be missed.
38 Resource Guide
Look up attractions, restaurants, services and more from members of Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.
51 Atlanta Maps
54 Y’all Come Back
Enjoy your visit? Plan a return trip for amazing springtime festivities. ON THE COVER: The phoenix rising over the Atlanta skyline was created by artist Scarlet Hao of Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Find your way wherever you’d like to go.
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36 Must-See Sports
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THROUGH JAN. 12
THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF INDIANAPOLIS
of Events JAN. 11 Atlanta Cask Ale Festival. Sample 55 cask-conditioned ales from U.S. and U.K. craft brewers.
SCAD / ISABELLE DE BORCHGRAVE
Bold Monk Brewing Co. www.classiccitybrew.com
JAN. 16, 18, 19 Beethoven at 250: The Violin Concerto. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra marks two historic milestones: the ASO’s diamond anniversary season and Beethoven at 250. Atlanta Symphony Hall www.atlantasymphony.org Fashioning Art from Paper. This exhibition explores 500 years of fashion through the breathtaking trompe l’oeil masterpieces of Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave. SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film www.scadfash.org
JAN. 18 Atlanta Winter Wine Fest. Offers 50 wines to taste with live music, a DJ, and food for sale. City Winery www.atlantawinefestivals.com/winter
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secret of the Sewer Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo are all set to transport children and parents to their secret underground hideaway, where they’ll learn about teamwork, collaboration and problemsolving via a wealth of entertaining puzzles, mazes and obstacles. Among the activities: using a ninja-powered shooter to fling pizza discs at arcade-style targets, navigating a network of ropes without triggering alarms and assembling a sewer pipe for the lair. It’s a great chance to experience JAN. 18your very own action-packed adventure with MAY 10 Nickelodeon’s beloved pizza-eating, crimefighting heroes on the half-shell. Children’s www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org
Museum of Atlanta
THROUGH JAN. 19 The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man. Classic stories such as Hansel and Gretel, Androcles and the Lion, The Frog Prince and more are told through puppetry.
Center for Puppetry Arts www.puppet.org Ron White. Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is a classic storyteller, relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas to becoming one of the most successful comedians in the business.
ATLANTA WINTER BEER FESTIVAL
Fox Theatre www.foxtheatre.org
JAN. 19 Ella Enchanted. Tale about a girl who must battle ogres, befriend a prince, and crash a giant’s wedding on her journey to find her fairy godmother who can undo a spell to free her fate. Synchronicity Theatre www.synchrotheatre.com
JAN. 10-12 The Balloon Room. A walk-through experience filled with over-the-top, awe-inspiring balloon installations featuring different seasons, worlds and backdrops. Factory Atlanta www.bigassballoons.com
Harlem Globetrotters. The team performs ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, and comedy bits in an entertaining show. State Farm Arena www.statefarmarena.com
JAN. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr., March and Rally. Assembly begins at 1 p.m. at Peachtree Street and Baker Street, and the march begins at 1:45 p.m. Downtown Atlanta www.facebook.com/ events/500389480449872
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Atlanta Winter Beer Festival Plentiful helpings of cerveza is just one thing attendees have to look forward to as part of this 10th annual event. Also on tap: a wide selection of wine and cider, as well as food trucks and live music by a local cover band and a DJ dance party taking place inside heated tents. As for the beer, expect 150-plus different varieties from Atlanta and Georgia breweries (think Wild Heaven, SweetWater and Atlanta Brewing, just to name a few), as well as a few breweries from around the country (like Chicago’s Goose Island). The city’s New Realm Brewing has even produced a Winter X anniversary beer especially for the occasion. www.atlantawinterbeerfest.com
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JAN. 21-MARCH 8
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Atlanta History Center. Enjoy a special community day of inspiring performances, programs and historical simulations that highlight contributions and stories of African Americans in Atlanta.
JAN. 20 MLK Day Events. Kids can enjoy special events including music, stories and performances. Children’s Museum of Atlanta childrensmuseumatlanta.org
Romeo and Juliet
JAN. 31FEB. 22
Atlanta Shakespeare Company offers its own Shakespeare take on this tragic tale of star-crossed lovers Tavern from the feuding Capulet and Montague families, Playhouse and one friar with good intentions, complete with live music, hand-crafted period costumes and delectable food and drink. This is the troupe’s 20th anniversary production of the famed love story, which is directed by Andrew Houchins. As a special treat, the cast and crew members will gather for a lively question-and-answer session on Sunday, Feb. 9 after the show. www.ShakespeareTavern.com
EDITOR’S PICK Ailey Revealed Artistic Director Robert Battle leads 32 dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in six performances guaranteed to stir the heart and soul. Featured is a duo of world premieres geared toward shining a spotlight on social issues—created by noted choreographer and Tony nominee Donald Byrd, and Ailey dancer and firstever resident choreographer, Jamar Roberts—along with the must-see finale Revelations, which pays homage to African-American heritage through powerful storytelling and spirituals. Also included: a special family matinee program, with the chance to ask the dancers questions afterward.
JAN. 20 MLK Day 5K Drum Run. Drummers line the course of the run, which is preceded by music and dancing and followed by a party. Piedmont Park mlkday5k.com
Stellaluna. Puppet show based on the book where helpless Stellaluna falls into a nest of bird fledglings, where she is graciously accepted as one of the family. Center for Puppetry Arts www.puppet.org
JAN. 22-FEB. 16 Slow Food. Everything (and nothing) is on the table in this zesty comedy about painfully slow service. Theatrical Outfit performs at Balzer Theatre at Herren’s www.theatricaloutfit.org
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. The annual celebration will include music, speeches and much more.
The Music of David Bowie. Conductor Brent Havens, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and a full rock band will perform a symphonic musical odyssey that explores the range of Bowie’s music.
City Springs www.sandyspringsga.gov
Atlanta Symphony Hall www.atlantasymphony.org
The Band’s Visit. After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian police band is sent to a remote village in the Israeli desert and is taken in by locals. Their lives become intertwined in unexpected ways.
Honda Battle of the Bands. Watch the eight best marching bands from historically black colleges and universities.
Fox Theatre www.foxtheatre.org
Mercedes-Benz Stadium www.hondabattleofthebands.com
Maybe Happy Ending. Set in the nottoo-distant future in Seoul, two obsolete helper-bots live an isolated existence until they discover each other.
Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus. Oprah shares the personal ups and downs of her wellness journey and guides others to develop their own 2020 action plan through motivating conversations.
Alliance Theatre www.alliancetheatre.org
State Farm Arena www.statefarmarena.com
JAN. 21-FEB. 16
FEB. 20-23 The Fox Theatre
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Atlanta History Center
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Atlanta History Center www.atlantahistorycenter.com
CALENDAR Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
SOUTHERN MUSEUM OF CIVIL WAR AND LOCOMOTIVE HISTORY
Our Senses: An Immersive Experience
Trains! Trains! Trains! Experience a variety of train-themed activities, from model train layouts to historic trains of the Civil War, as well as a LEGO train building challenge and free-play area.
An Evening with Eric Whitacre. This Grammy-winning composer and conductor is one of the most popular musicians of his generation.
Rialto Center for the Arts rialto.gsu.edu
AMNH, RODERICK MICKENS
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History www.southernmuseum.org
In this ultra-experiential exhibition, visitors are challenged to explore a series of funhouse-like spaces designed to unlock their senses of sight, smell, hearing, touch, balance and taste. Expect a variety of activities, audio tracks, sensory tests, models and displays designed to test perceptions, and to shed light on the complex relationship between sensing and perceiving. Among them: decorated walls lit with an alternating series of colored lights to reveal just how much a world bathed in white light can differ from one illuminated by blue, green or red.
Days of the Dead. Includes films, panels, a party, celebrity signings, and contests. Sheraton Atlanta Hotel www.daysofthedead.com
FEB. 8MAY 3 Fernbank Museum of Natural History
FEB. 7-9 ATLANTA JEWISH LIFE FESTIVAL
Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival. Features jugglers, juggling lessons, competitions, unicyclists, hoopers, kendama, live music and family fun.
Yaarab Shrine Center atlantajugglers.org
Georgia Aquarium www.georgiaqauarium.org
JAN. 31-FEB. 2 Seishun Con. Celebrates Japanese animation, manga and culture with celebrity guests, panels, vendors, and workshops. Atlanta Marriott Marquis seishun-con.com
FEB. 2 Bach Bowl. Performance of solo and chamber music by Johann Sebastian Bach on Super Bowl Sunday. Schwartz Center at Emory University www.arts.emory.edu
North Atlanta Home Show. See the latest home improvement products and services offered by 70 companies.
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Atlanta Jewish Life Festival. Celebrate Jewish culture and community at Atlanta’s largest single day Jewish festival event with food, dancing and much more fun.
Infinite Energy Center www.northatlantahomeshow.com
FEB. 10-27 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Shows films from around the world that explore themes of Jewish life, culture and history. Various locations www.ajff.org
FEB. 11-16 Hello, Dolly. Winner of several Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, Hello, Dolly! is the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year.” Fox Theatre www.foxtheatre.org
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Snow Mountain There’s actually a place in Georgia where more than 360 tons of real snow falls each day? You bet, at this ultimate winter wonderland where you can race down a 400-foot snow-covered hill in single, double and family-sized tubes, and then head to the SnowZone to build a snowman (or snowwoman), snow angels and igloo forts. The Penguin Run and Bunny Slope are great spots for the little ones in your group, while thrill-seekers can cruise down a three-story, 150-foot tunnel of lights at speeds of up to 30 mph on the all-new Dare Devil Plunge. At night, everyone will want to stay for Galactic Snow Tubing, complete with THROUGH colorful lights and lasers that dance along to FEB. 23 popular tunes. www.stonemountainpark.com
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FEB. 14-15 Valentine’s Day Show. Offers adult humor about the ups and downs of love based on audience suggestions. Dad’s Garage Theatre Company www.dadsgarage.com
Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show Imagine warm and cozy indoor surroundings rife with lush flowers and sweet fragrances at this popular biennial event. Themed “Expressions,” the winter installment of the show features a juried competition showcasing floral design, horticulture, landscaping and photography, as well as a presentation by acclaimed floral designer Jane Godshalk. New FEB. this year is an Ikebana display featuring six artists 21-23 representing the Ichiyo, Ikenobo and Sogetsu schools of Japanese flower arranging. Atlanta www.atlantabg.org
Once, The Musical An Irish musician and Czech immigrant unite on the streets of Dublin thanks to a shared loved of music in this acclaimed Tony Award-winning musical based on the Oscar-winning film written and directed by John Carney. During the course of one fateful week, their unexpected friendship and collaboration evolves into a powerful but complicated romance that’s only heightened by the raw emotion of the songs they create together. Featuring an ensemble cast of gifted actors and musicians, this joyously uplifting show is sure to strike an unforgettable chord in audiences, and speaks to the power of music to connect us all. www.horizontheatre.com
JAN. 24MARCH 8 Horizon Theatre Company
Love Stories of Oakland. Recounts the loves, lives, and losses of former Atlantans in a walking tour. Historic Oakland Cemetery www.oaklandcemetery.com
AnachroCon. See Steampunk, science, history, music, classic sci-fi literature and amazing costumes.
The Servant of Two Masters. Goldoni’s 18th-century comic masterpiece play is a madcap farce of love, passion and mistaken identity.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Airport www.anachrocon.org
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art museum.oglethorpe.edu
FEB. 14-MARCH 8
Seize the King. With his country’s throne empty, Richard knocks down threats to his ascension, fueling his insatiable ambition and paranoia. Even if he can be stopped - who can ensure a tyrant won’t rise in his place? Alliance Theatre www.alliancetheatre.org
FEB. 15 Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure. A tour of 40 bars and restaurants on the streetcar route, including a streetcar pass, free shots and food and drink specials. Atlanta Streetcar Route www.atlantabartours.com
Kid Koala’s Satellite Turntable Orchestra. DJ Kid Koala shares an innovative collection of dreamy, atmospheric tracks and invites audience members to play along while seated at mini turntable stations. Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech www.ferstcenter.org
FEB. 15 Terence Blanchard. Blanchard’s music is brought to life through him and his E-Collective featuring guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David ‘DJ’ Ginyard Jr. and drummer Oscar Seaton. Rialto Center for the Arts rialto.gsu.edu
Kid Koala’s Satellite Turntable Orchestra
Che Malambo. Powerhouse Argentinian Gaucho Dance Troupe Argentina’s Che Malambo returns to the Rialto stage with fiery Malambo traditions and virtuosic dancing. Rialto Center for the Arts rialto.gsu.edu
FEB. 22 Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival. Includes wine tasting, craft beer, live music and food for sale. The Fairmont www.facebook.com/ events/2486299318304504
FEB. 22-23 Monster Jam. This family friendly event includes two days of giant trucks and favorite drivers in the dirt at the stadium. Mercedes-Benz Stadium www.monsterjam.com
FEB. 29 AMA Supercross. Watch off-road motorcycles race on dirt tracks with steep jumps, tight corners and obstacles. Mercedes-Benz Stadium www.supercrosslive.com
FEB. 29 Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival. Sample beer and bourbon, eat barbecue, and hear music. Atlantic Station atlanta.beerandbourbon.com
Insider Info Hot tips to help you find the best places to go and things to do, save money or just help you get the information you need to maximize your stay here.
CONCIERGE CORNER Human Rights. It is adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park and just down the street from the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. Where should I eat? Atlanta has become known as the South’s “go-to” city for gastronomy and great chefs! Fortunately, with our wide range of diversity, you can find every type of food, depending on your preference. Concierges throughout the city have great options and are willing to share their favorites and favorite neighborhoods.
When you want to know the best things to see and do in Atlanta, it’s always a good bet to check with one of our stellar hotel concierges. We asked our concierge friends about some of the most popular questions they receive, and below is this month’s question spotlight from Janice Dempsey, chef concierge of Waldorf Astoria Atlanta-Buckhead and president, Concierge Society of Atlanta.
Is there a park in Buckhead? The closest park to Buckhead is Chastain Park, Atlanta’s largest city park. It is known for the great golf course, walking and jogging trails, swimming pool, horse park and, of course, the Chastain Park Amphitheater for fantastic outdoor concerts.
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If I have one place to visit where should I go? Pemberton Place in downtown Atlanta! This is the home of Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola and National Center for Civil and
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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.
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Atlanta Reign. Check out the Atlanta Reign professional Overwatch esports team as they battle at Coca-Cola Roxy in The Battery Atlanta. reign.overwatchleague.com uu Nearby: The Battery Atlanta. Several eateries, nightclubs and shopping destinations line the area surrounding SunTrust Park. www.batteryatl.com
ARTS AND THEATER AFICIONADO tt Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech. High Museum of Art hosts this genrebending fashion designer’s work and includes product designs and articles of clothing that turn the people wearing them into “Figures of Speech” (through March 8, 2020). www.high.org
Nearby: Atlantic Station. Shop for your own fashion statements and grab some dinner or lunch at one of the many restaurants located in this outdoor mixed-use development. www.atlanticstation.com
HERITAGE AND CULTURE SEEKERS tt Jewish Film Festival. This festival attracts 40,000 moviegoers for independent and high caliber screenings Feb. 10-27 at several locations around town, including local favorites Landmark Art Cinema and Plaza Theatre in Midtown. www.ajff.org VAUGHN GITTENS
Nearby: Blind Willieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. After viewing the movie, hit the town for live blues at this local favorite in nearby Virginia-Highland. www.blindwilliesblues.com
FOODIE FANATIC Irani Cafe High Tea. Take time for tea at Botiwalla in Ponce City Market, serving house brewed Masala Chai for two with snacks including Parle G cookies, milk toast and toasted Indian rolls with butter and jam - Monday-Friday from 3-5 p.m. www.botiwalla.com qq Nearby: Brasserie at Bazati. Walk on Atlanta BeltLine from Ponce City Market to this French dining spot serving bistro food and wine, beer and cocktails. thebrasserieatl.com
FAMILY FUN Family Fun Day. The Woodruff Arts Center hosts this free family festival Jan. 12 that will include performances by Alliance Theatre, demonstrations by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and art by High Museum of Art. www.woodruffcenter.org tt Nearby: Torched Hop Brewing Company. This brewery and restaurant serves good food, good beer and a plethora of games to keep the family occupied. www.torchedhopbrewing.com
SKATE Atlantic Station
Idgie the Red panda at Zoo Atlanta
Orchid Daze at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Chill out! Winter is the ideal time to experience Atlanta’s numerous outdoor activities and cozy indoor events. BY KAREN LOPEZ
Outdoor Wonders ICE IS NICE
World of Coca-Cola
Lace up and make a figure eight to one of Atlanta’s ice skating rinks while they last. For the largest outdoor rink in the Southeast and commanding views of Midtown’s skyline surrounded by Atlantic Station’s holiday wonderland, break away to SKATE Atlantic Station, running through Jan. 20 [www. atlanticstation.com]. Through Jan. 20, the Rink at Park Tavern – located beneath an expansive, heated garden tent adjacent to Piedmont Park -- boasts a neo-Victorian feel, state-of-the-art sound system, special events including “Skate After 8 p.m.,” fire pits and fireplaces, multiple televisions and rink-side food and beverages [www. parktavern.com]. Skate the Sky, on the rooftop at Ponce City Market, is a winter wonderland in the heart of Midtown. The 3,500-square-foot rink is complemented by cozy private igloos, seasonal snacks, hot cocktails and beverages, access to Skyline Park activities and breathtaking skyline [www.poncecitymarket.com]. Glide into Alpharetta for Avalon on Ice. This Rockefeller Center-inspired ice skating rink runs through Jan. 25 in The Plaza surrounded by the development’s numerous shops and restaurants. Guests can enjoy tasty rink-side treats and special theme nights. [www.awesomealpharetta.com].
DO THE ZOO CNN Studio Tours
A sojourn to Zoo Atlanta is perfect any time of the year but particularly during winter months when animals native to colder temps
are more active. Native to the mountainous areas of China, the giant pandas – twins Ya Lun and Xi Lun and parents Lun Lun and Yang Yang – are often found in their outdoor habitats. The Chilean flamingos, found in the wild in the Andes Mountains, are welladapted to colder temps and brighten winter days with their vibrant pink coloring. Red panda Idgie revels in the winter chill as she would if home in the Himalayas. www.zooatlanta.org
Indoor Escapes TAKE IN THE BALLET Atlanta Ballet’s “Heart/Beat – Gospel, Brubeck & Rhythms of the City” graces the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre stage, Feb. 7-15. The performance is comprised of three works – a world premiere choreographed by Dwight Rhoden, “Elemental Brubeck” choreographed by Lar Lubovitch, and “Tuplet” choreographed by Alexander Ekman – intertwined with the “sweeping rhythms and infectious energy of jazz music.” www.atlantaballet.com
A NIGHT AT THE OPERA Combining lust, seduction and an unholy infatuation with John the Baptist, Atlanta Opera’s production of “Salome” captivates audiences at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. This psychological thriller, composed by Richard Strauss, runs Jan. 25-Feb. 2. www.atlantaopera.org Continued on page 16
Nature: Design Lab.” This special interactive exhibition, developed in collaboration with the Biomimicry Institute, reveals how designers emulate nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies to find sustainable solutions to human challenges. www.museumofdesign.org
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AUTHOR APPEARANCES AT CARTER LIBRARY Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum hits the books with a notable lineup of author appearances covering a range of fascinating topics with varying social, political and historical perspectives. Mark your calendars for authors such as NPR’s Steve Inskeep, author of “Imperfect Union,” Jan. 21; Carl Suddler, author of “Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York,” Feb. 5; Ingrid Newkirch, founder of PETA and author of “Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries about Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion,” Feb. 10; Craig Fehrman, author
of “Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote,” Feb. 17; Rick Hansen, author of “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy,” Feb. 18; and Erik Larson, author of “The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz,” Feb. 26. www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov
BACK TO NATURE Heed nature’s call at Museum of Design Atlanta, the only museum in the Southeast dedicated to the study and celebration of all things design in order to inspire change and make the world a better place. Over Feb. 16-May 23, explore “Learning from
See For Yourself www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov
IMPROVE YOUR IMPROV Tickle your funny bone and brighten winter nights at Dad’s Garage. The comedy theater in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward delivers rollicking good times with its improv comedy and scripted shows. On Fridays Feb. 7-March 20, the theatre’s cast of improvisers takes audiences to the realm of improvised nerdery with Improv D&D (Dungeons and Dragons). Dad’s annual soap opera returns with “SCANDAL: Avenue X,” Saturdays Jan. 25-March 21. This latest iteration boasts live puppeteering and takes audiences to the other side of the tracks to experience the dramatic and hilarious lives of puppets and humans. www.dadsgarage.com
GATHER IN THE GARDEN Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Orchid Daze takes on a Latin flair as it celebrates the
“Learning from Nature: Design Lab” interactive exhibition at Museum of Design Atlanta
Dad’s Garage Theatre’s Improvised Dungeons and Dragons
orchids in Latin America’s contemporary gardens, Feb. 1-April 12. The annual plant exhibition draws inspiration from the works of Mexican artist and architect Luis Barragán. The colorful and fragrant journey takes guests through the Fuqua Conservatory lobby that’s transformed into a high-walled contemporary garden blooming with some of the most beautiful orchids from Latin America. The exhibition continues through the sundrenched corridor cascading with yellow and tangerine Oncidium orchids before opening into a cooler color palette in the Orchid Atrium. The exhibition also includes Orchid Market Weekends where visitors can purchase
orchids and supplies and get expert advice. www.atlantabg.org
TOUR CNN STUDIOS For an only-in-Atlanta experience, visit the worldwide headquarters of CNN. CNN Studio Tours takes guests behind the scenes of the world’s first 24-hour news network to experience firsthand how live broadcasts are produced and disseminated to viewers worldwide. Guests can enhance the experience with the VIP tour that grants expanded access to live newsrooms and CNN’s state-of-the-art studio. www.tours.cnn.com
TRY 100 COCA-COLA FLAVORS One of Atlanta’s most popular attractions, World of Coca-Cola chronicles the history of the world’s most iconic beverage. Visitors can “pour” through the museum’s numerous interactive exhibits including Milestones of Refreshment, the Vault of the Secret Formula that houses one of the world’s best-kept secrets, and the Pop Culture Gallery to learn how fans made the brand a pop culture icon. Visits come to a refreshing end in the Tasting Room where guests can sample more than 100 Coca-Cola beverages from around the world. www.worldofcoca-cola.com
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Atlanta: Heart of the Civil Rights Movement BY CAROL CARTER Atlanta is widely considered to be the heart of the American civil rights movement. One reason is because the city is the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He preached here. He graduated from Morehouse College here. He made his home here. He is buried here. Another reason concerns the civil rights stalwarts who also call (or called) Atlanta home. They include Ambassador Andrew Young, activist Ralph David Abernathy, Southern Christian Leadership president Joseph Lowry, U.S. Congressman John Lewis, Coretta Scott King and the Atlanta University Center students who took a stand. Starting with the celebration of Dr. King’s January birthday and continuing through Black History Month in February, Atlanta is the quintessential place to revisit the civil rights movement and explore continuing efforts to further both civil and human rights around the country and the world.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK This may be the best place to begin an Atlanta civil rights tour for it is here that you can visit the birth home of Dr. King, and sit in a pew at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. King, his father and grandfather all preached. Inside the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, part of the National Historical
Park, you can see, among many historic items, the key to room 307 at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis where he was assassinated on April 4, 1968, as well as visit the tombs of both Dr. King and Coretta Scott King. www.nps.gov/malu
NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS If you lived through the civil rights movement, your memories will be jostled when you enter this museum and (1) hear on a vintage TV news reports from those tumultuous days; (2) sit at a mock lunch counter, don headphones, place your hands on the countertop and endure the types of insults civil rights protesters were forced to hear (and remain nonviolent) as they fought for equal rights; and (3) “meet” the courageous Freedom Riders who traveled on buses throughout the South to protest segregation at bus terminals. If you are too young to have experienced the civil rights movement, you will come away with a new respect for those who fought the good fight. A new feature at the Center is the Civil Rights Walk of Fame, where you can step into the footsteps of movement leaders including Rosa Parks, Andrew Young, Jimmy Carter, John Lewis and more. www.civilandhumanrights.org
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
JIMMY CARTER PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM AND THE CARTER CENTER Atlanta is fortunate to be the home of one of only 14 presidential libraries in the nation. The city, and indeed the nation, also is fortunate that President and Mrs. Carter have been activists for human rights across the globe since they left the White House. At the Library and Museum, guests can learn about the life of our 39th president, step inside a replica of the Oval Office and learn about President Carter’s role in working to establish peace in the Middle East by brokering the Camp David Accords. At the adjacent Carter Center, multiple programs work to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy and improve health. www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov
HERNDON HOME A former slave, Alonzo Herndon became the first African American millionaire in the nation, amassing his fortune through ownership of grand barbershops that served Atlanta’s elite and his founding of the still-open-for-business Atlanta Life Insurance Company, known for paying bail for students arrested during the sitins of the civil rights movement. The Herndon Home is now a museum open for tours. www.herndonhome.org
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WREN’S NEST Prolific writer Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories and former editorial writer and columnist at The Atlanta Constitution, lived with his wife at their home, the Wren’s Nest, in Atlanta. His widow, in 1913, gave their home to the Uncle Remus Memorial Association. Today, it is open for tours and is the site of events including Storytelling on Saturdays, holiday festivities and lawn parties. www.wrensnest.org
WHY WAS ATLANTA SUCH A CENTER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN THE 60s?
We had some very forwardthinking people. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference headed by Dr. King was organized in Atlanta, and its members were ministers who were aware of the inequities in our society. They were level-headed thinkers who looked at the problems to come up with solutions for African Americans in our community. Students also played a big part. Students, primarily at the Atlanta University Center, were energetic and wise thinkers and were eager to get involved. They realized that we had problems and could solve them. This active, young student movement combined with the older ministers came together to solve problems. — Xernona Clayton
CIVIL RIGHTS TOURS Tom Houck became an activist for civil rights while in high school. His work eventually led him to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for whom Houck became an aide and a personal driver. Today, Houck’s Civil Rights Tours Atlanta takes visitors to places in Atlanta where history was made. The bonus is that guests get firsthand stories from Houck, along with eyewitness accounts from such stalwarts as Ambassador Andrew Young, U.S. Congressman John Lewis, and activist, politician and former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond. www.civilrightstour.com
AUBURN AVENUE The Sweet Auburn neighborhood, east of Downtown Atlanta, is steeped in history. Famously the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Sweet Auburn is the best place on Earth to connect with his enduring legacy. In the 1940s and 50s, Sweet Auburn flourished economically with scores of African Americanowned businesses, newspapers, churches and nightclubs. The success even prompted FORTUNE magazine in 1956 to call Sweet Auburn “the richest Negro street in the world,” a term originally coined by John Wesley Dobbs. In addition to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, you’ll find the APEX Museum, Auburn Avenue Research Library, Historic Wheat Street Baptist Church, Big Bethel AME Church and Sweet Auburn Curb Market on Edgewood Avenue
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One reason is that it was an education center with the Atlanta University Center. There were more colleges and students in Atlanta than in any community in the country. Second, the presence and influence of Dr. Martin Luther King made it significant to have Atlanta in the forefront of the civil rights movement. This presence included the existence of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a national organization that was a principal figure of the civil rights movement in the ‘50s and ‘60s.
— Joseph Lowery Civil rights leader, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and minister
Courage, church ministers and the higher education of blacks and whites all helped make Atlanta a center for civil rights, as did a developing democracy for all (gay and straight, rich and poor, black and white) and Cooperative Capitalism, with a focus on affirmative action. — Andrew Young
Former ambassador to the United Nations, former mayor of Atlanta, congressman, civil and human rights activist and pastor
Atlanta was one of the most progressive cities during the 1960s. It had an enlightened business community and was a center of intellectual, progressive thought. Atlanta was home to Morehouse College, Spelman College, Morris Brown College, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and Emory University. Within these historically black colleges and universities, the issues of race and social transformation were debated and discussed. For these reasons, agencies like the NAACP Regional Office, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were all located in Atlanta, where this supportive advanced community existed. — John Lewis
U.S. Representative for Georgia’s fifth congressional district and civil rights leader
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Quick Trips Outside of the City If you’re looking to see the sights outside of Atlanta, here are five options that take you out of the city buzz and connect you with places you won’t want to miss.
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GETAWAY CHATTAHOOCHEE OUTPOST Drive time from Downtown: one hour, 45 minutes The Getaway Chattahoochee Outpost is located in Suches, Ga. and consists of a small campground of modern, tiny cabins scattered over 57 acres. It features the right amount of remote, and has only the necessities to enjoy quiet time in nature away from the city. Electricity, air conditioning and hot water are included, and cabins welcome parties of either two or four with queen-sized beds. Your tiny cabin will include a small kitchen, stocked pay-as-needed sundries, a chrome shower and complimentary shampoo, shower Tellus Science Museum
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Drive time from Downtown: 45 minutes - one hour Snow Island tubing will be in full force until Feb. 23 at this oasis north of town. Ride the fastest snow rides in North America on the 8-story high Parrot Mountain slide. If that’s not enough, enjoy inflatables, and ice skating during this winter season. www.lanierislands.com/margaritaville
gel and conditioner. Outside, find a picnic table, chairs and a fire pit for relaxing and star-gazing. A giant floor-to-ceiling window showcases the natural surroundings. www.getaway.house
Drive time from Downtown: 45 minutes - one hour This delightful museum in Cartersville has a Fossil Gallery with full structures of a T-Rex, Mastodon and many more prehistoric creatures, the Mineral Gallery, featuring an impressive selection of gems, minerals and stones, and the Science in Motion Gallery, showcasing replicas of the first motor cars, the Wright Brothers’ plane, and artifacts from the vessels that carried our men to outer space. My Big Backyard is a hands-on area where starting scientists can explore light, sound, electricity and much more. Rest your feet for an educational break at the Bentley Planetarium, check out the Fossil Dig and Gem Panning located down the hall in the Science in Motion gallery, and don’t forget to check out the Foucault Pendulum in the lobby. www.tellusmuseum.org
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GREAT WOLF LODGE Drive time from Downtown: One hour, 30 minutes You’ll howl for this perfect family weekend. Stay in the lodge and have full access to not only the indoor waterpark but also the Adventure Park. Inside the Adventure Park, visit the Northern Lights Arcade with its eye popping, blinking interactive games, Howl in One Mini Golf, and then have a rollicking bowl in Ten Paw Alley. The Rustic Ridge Climbing Wall and Howler’s Peak Ropes Course are also located in this area. MagiQuest is an interactive role-playing game taking place throughout the first floor of the Lodge and the Adventure Park. Several restaurants and bars keep kids and adults alike happy. www.greatwolf.com/georgia
BOOTH WESTERN ART MUSEUM Drive time from Downtown: 45 minutes - one hour Make a day of traveling and hit Tellus Science Museum and Booth in the same day. Booth features a collection of one-page, signed letters from each president of the United States, the American West Gallery, American Indian artifacts and a kids gallery, as well as a cafe and museum store. www.boothmuseum.org
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On the Westside, Cooks & Soldiers stirs up dishes from the Basque region of Spain and France. A shareable menu of pintxos, the Basque answer to tapas, evokes convivial socializing. Sip a White on Rye -gin, beckerovka, de muller iris, lime, sage - and order bites such as smoked salmon served on toast, Berkshire and Ibérico meatballs, and the Bikini, a white cheddar grilled cheese with jamón ibérico and black truffle. The restaurant features the signature Asador, a wood-fired grill where meats and seafood are cooked whole over steaming coals, designed to share. Try the Pescado a la Parilla (wood grilled fish), accompanied by coal roasted mushrooms and carrots with rosemary honey. During Pinxtos Happy Hour from
3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, friends can savor specials and hang in the energetic bar area overlooking the busy streets of the Westside. www.cooksandsoldiers.com
TWO URBAN LICKS Make a reservation for fiery American cuisine at this restaurant on Atlanta BeltLine. Rotating rotisseries inside display bountiful portions of the night’s meal but don’t let that take away from the 26-foot wine-on-tap barrel wall. Settle into the cool, industrial mood of this former warehouse-turned-restaurant and pick your wine served from stainless steel barrels. Or, refresh with an Off the Charts - silver tequila, gin, green chartreuse, agave, lime and ginger beer - before sharing plates of shaved Continued on page 24
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calamari, pimento cheese hush puppies and smoked salmon chips. Savor entrees such as wood-fired bronzino or SweetWater 420 brined chicken. With one of the best restaurant scenes in the city, TWO also offers live music some nights, which just adds to the swinging vibe. www.twourbanlicks.com
TRADER VIC’S Escape to the ultimate tiki bar, hidden in the lower level of Hilton Atlanta. For 43 years, this vintage ocean paradise has served tropical elixirs and South Pacific cuisine to make guests feel like they’re communing on an exotic Polynesian island. Home of the original Mai Tai, Trader Vic’s is known for its festive party cocktails including the Scorpion Bowl for four, with a mix of rums, brandy and fruit juices. Bits and bites can be shared, such as crispy eggrolls, oven smoked chicken wings and Cosmo Tidbits for two. The custommade wood-fired oven suspends seafood and meat from hooks to cook over a fire, enabling two to three people to feast on wood-fired beef filet, rack of lamb, lobster tail or salmon. Music and Mai Tais provides a live soundtrack every Thursday starting at 8:30 p.m. www.tradervicsatl.com
IBERIAN PIG With the motto of “With a good friend, the hours are short,” you’ll know you’ve come to Trader Vic’s
DINING the right place for an evening of camaraderie at this Buckhead locale. Gather at a leather booth accented with golden curtains and sip on a Young Lady, You’re Scaring Me - a frightfully fun cocktail brimming with gin, green chartreuse, snap pea and lime. Wines from Spain, Portugal and France are also offered as well as premium cordials, liqueurs and dessert wines. Tapas such as pork meatballs, cast iron-seared octopus and crispy artichokes are perfect for nibbling while catching up. Jamon Happy Hour is held Monday-Friday from 5-7 p.m. and offers a menu of quesos, charcuterie and $5 glasses of sangria, wine and Estrella. www.theiberianpigatl.com/buckhead
RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE With multiple locations around the city including Buckhead and Centennial Park, Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers many places to gather with the crew. The chilled seafood tower is a perfect shareable starter with king crab legs, lump crabmeat, Maine lobster and jumbo cocktail shrimp with both Sriracha-lime seafood sauce and cocktail sauce. From the petite 8 oz. filet to the 40 oz. porterhouse, plus sides like sweet potato casserole, roasted Brussels sprouts and creamy garlic mashed potatoes, this is the spot for a classic steak dinner. www.ruthschris.com
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BULLA GASTROBAR This upbeat Midtown spot beckons for fellow compadres to share conversation and small plates. Embutidos and quesos (cured meats and cheeses) make a good starting point, then dig into the Huevos Bulla (eggs, homemade potato chips, and Serrano ham) and some stuffed shishito peppers and smoky grilled octopus. Raise a toast with house made sangria, or choose a glass from the wine list of mostly Spanish reds and whites. During Bulla Hour (Monday-Sunday from 3-6 p.m.), friends can enjoy $7 cocktails and $6 glasses of wine, plus boards and a special menu of tapas. www.bullagastrobar.com
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Hotel Clermont has been the turnaround story of the year–if not decade–as the seedy Clermont Hotel transformed into a superstar. The Lobby Bar has been named one of the best looking bars in the country and it prides itself on its bourbon-centric offerings. Hotel Clermont’s signature restaurant, Tiny Lou’s, serves up hip, exquisite French cuisine. In warmer weather, the roof offers stunning Downtown views and cocktails.
Dark Horse Tavern has been at the center of the scene for more than 25 years and if there is any question that this is still one of the city’s biggest hot spots, consider this: It is the number one drop-off spot for Lyft. The main floor features a large bar and has a basic bar/ tavern feel. Go downstairs to the 10 High Club, which features Metalsome Live Band Karaoke that can go until 2:30 a.m. on the weekends (and 1:30 a.m. during the week). On the third level is the Warren City Club, which features a rooftop terrace, bar and club-like atmosphere.
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A grocery store is rarely-if ever-thought of as a hot spot, but if that’s what you think, you haven’t been to Whole Foods Midtown. This three-story store boasts the 14th Street Bar, a casual place serving draft beer and a curated selection of wines by the glass. The Canopy Court is a bar and grill where drinks are paired with grilled entrees; and the Express Kitchen is perfect for those who want their food quick. There also is a Dtox Juice bar and Farm Burger restaurant. The rooftop bar is among the best in the city.
Tongue & Groove is grooving at Lindbergh City Center in Buckhead. It consists of two rooms with different personalities, with The Joint (the smaller room) featuring reclaimed wood and up-cycled materials with alternative musical formats. For those who want music, the night spot boasts an electro-voice 16 element line-array sound system powered by tour grade amplification. Partner that with the light show and laser strobes and every evening will be memorable.
RED PHONE BOOTH TICONDEROGA CLUB Located in the ever-fun Krog Street Market, the Ticonderoga Club is simply a perfect spot to meet for drinks, and you’ll end up staying for dinner. The food choices are sophisticated, the drinks perfectly made and the wait staff is
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Red Phone Booth, located in the iconic Dailey’s building downtown, features an exclusive cigar program and turn-of-thecentury craft cocktail selection. Red Phone Booth is open to the public (21 and over) but, in keeping with the speakeasy theme, one
needs a code to get in. They don’t give out the code; you have to be a member or know someone who knows the code.
KOO KOO ROOM Koo Koo Room is a Midtown nightclub that has something for everyone depending on the night. Tuesdays, for instance, feature world beats, reggae, R&B, house and hip-hop, while Thursday is the club’s version of Ladies Night with martinis, wine and champagne specials and a resident DJ.
THE BUREAU The Bureau is a trendy speakeasy that can be accessed through KR SteakBar and a side entrance. If there is a red light bulb on over the door, the place is open. Once you find your way, The Bureau features a beautiful marble-top bar, brick walls, wraparound booths and vintage pictures from the Prohibition area. Located in Peachtree Hills, it is open only on Friday and Saturday.
THE CONSULATE The Consulate in Midtown (right across from the Midtown MARTA station) was named one of the top 10 “sexiest new restaurants and bars” in Atlanta by Zagat. Half the fun is its global menu where several items from one country are featured along with the resident menu from around the world. Among the countries whose traditional dishes are on the menu are Ethiopia, Spain, Korea, Cuba and China.
Tiny Lou’s at Hotel Clermont
Le Colonial just opened but already it has become the place to see, be seen and have fun. The elegant French Vietnamese restaurant opened at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta and features 8,100 square feet of terrace and private dining spaces. The lavish dining room boasts leather banquettes and is flanked by a veranda with Parisian-style sidewalk cafe seating. -Mary Welch
THE SLUTTY VEGAN: Expect a long, but worth-it wait to experience their 100 percent plant-based Impossible burgers topped with their famous Slutty Sauce. True Food Kitchen
TASSILI’S RAW REALITY CAFÉ: Experience this raw vegan cafe in the West End with a mission to help people thrive. A spicy kale wrap, pad Thai noodles, and sweet coconut corn will make it hard to choose. VIVA LA VEGAN: A hidden gem in Southwest Atlanta, Viva la Vegan offers a diverse and affordable menu of delicious vegetarian and vegan options including a fishless po’boy, cauliflower burger, jerk jackfruit and more. HEALTHFUL ESSENCE: This Caribbean vegan vegetarian restaurant serves up Jerk Un-Chicken, curry vegetables and marinated kale salad.
truly one of the best meals of my life! -TOM 203 TripAdvisor
Start 2020 off on the right foot with some healthy eating. Southwest Atlanta has become a haven for vegan restaurants, and here are only a few.
SOUL VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT: From country fried steak to Jerusalem fried rice, cornbread and pita, this melding of cultures cannot be missed. A second location is in Poncey Highlands. HONORABLE MENTION: If you’re on the north side of town, check out True Food Kitchen (Buckhead) and Flower Child (Buckhead and Sandy Springs), both with an array of vegan and vegetarian offerings. -LM
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Four Instagram-Worthy Restaurants in Atlanta Here are some of our favorite photogenic restaurants around the city. ATLAS Located inside the St. Regis Hotel in Buckhead, Atlas has been named one of the top restaurants in the city. Dishes like the fettuccine with caviar and petite lobster pot
pie are not only photogenic but also delicious. Where to Snap: The teal interiors at this restaurant are highly photogenic, but the dining room also contains pieces from The Lewis Collection, one of the largest private art collections in the world.
BREAD AND BUTTERFLY The flavors of France are on the menu at
Bread and Butterfly
Bread and Butterfly, an Inman Park favorite for its outdoor patio. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, with dishes like soft scrambled eggs on brioche, quiche and ratatouille with polenta. Where to Snap: Your friends might think you’re in a French brasserie based on the photos of the green-tiled walls, blue and white cafe chairs and neon “Merci” sign. But don’t forget about the food, which is the most photogenic.
LITTLE TROUBLE Inspired by the science-fiction film “Blade Runner,” Little Trouble is located underneath the shops at Westside Provisions District, down a neon-lit alley. This bar and restaurant is great for shared plates with friends, especially the pork dumplings, buns and skewers. Where to Snap: The alley with the blue and red geometric design is by far the most-snapped spot in the restaurant, and it is especially special with your silhouette in front of it.
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Set atop Ponce City Market’s roof, Nine Mile Station has one of the best views in town, overlooking the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Enjoy seasonal dishes like braised beef short rib or smoked Springer Mountain chicken. Weekend brunch includes shrimp and grits and egg sandwiches. Where to Snap: Where else? The open-air patio has panoramic views of the area that can’t be found anywhere else. Grab a seat outside near the fire pits and sip on one of the carefully selected draft beers or craft cocktails.
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We’ve heard it again and again — where can I see live music when I’m in town? Here are a few picks from our team and some experts in the field.
Where to hear
DOWNTOWN Tabernacle. A former church, now a multilevel music venue. The Cotton Club is located in the basement and presents local acts. www.tabernacleatl.com Hard Rock Cafe. Rock bands hit the stage in Velvet Underground, an intimate venue connected to the restaurant. www.hardrock.com/cafes/atlanta Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint. Brings the ultimate in Southern style, food and entertainment. www.sweetgeorgiasjukejoint.com The Masquerade. Established in 1990 and recently relocated to Kenny’s Alley at Underground Atlanta, the venue features three levels showcasing indie rock, punk, metal and rockabilly. www.masqueradeatlanta.com
OLD FOURTH WARD City Winery. A fully functioning winery that presents intimate concerts. www.citywinery.com/atlanta Venkman’s. Features rock ‘n’ roll, bluegrass, soul, salsa, country, swing and much more with a hip vibe. www.venkmans.com
MIDTOWN Red Light Café. Intimate listening
room vibe featuring local bands, open mic nights and a monthly burlesque review. This all-ages venue offers a full menu and bar featuring an extensive craft beer selection. www.redlightcafe.com
Star Community Bar. Presents bands from the rock, garage, rockabilly, rocksteady, blues and punk genres, and a shrine to Elvis. www.starbaratlanta.com
The Drunken Unicorn. Located beneath Friends on Ponce, this venue is literally underground with punk, electronic and hip-hop acts. MJQ Concourse is an adjoining dance spot. www.thedrunkenunicorn.net
Northside Tavern. With blues seven nights a week, this institution has been voted “best dive,” “best blues club” and various other accolades since 1972. www.northsidetavern.com
Center Stage. Center Stage Theater, The Loft and Vinyl serve three areas for national acts and smaller, local bands. www.centerstage-atlanta.com
Terminal West. Found at the King Plow Arts Center, the 100-year-old iron and steel foundry now sports a beautiful space for bands, particularly electronic, mostly dubstep. www.terminalwestatl.com
Woodruff Arts Center. The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra plays here. www.woodruffcenter.org
BUCKHEAD Johnny’s Hideaway. One of Atlanta’s oldest nightclubs with DJs spinning hits from the ‘50s to today. www.johnnyshideaway.com
LITTLE FIVE POINTS The Variety Playhouse. Hosts rock, country, folk, bluegrass, jazz, blues and world music with tables, theater-style seats and standing areas. www.variety-playhouse.com
VIRGINIA-HIGHLAND Blind Willie’s. Featuring great blues, booze and food from Memphis, Chicago and New Orleans. www.blindwilliesblues.com
EAST ATLANTA VILLAGE The Earl. Never mind that it serves a mean burger, The Earl is an alternative music haven and was voted one of Playboy’s 10 best rock clubs in the U.S. www.badearl.com 529. Dive bar where fans come to hear small bands in a cool atmosphere. www.529atlanta.com
The Basement. Located under The Graveyard Tavern and relatively new to the underground club scene. The Graveyard, incidentally, is called “a sunny place for shady people.” www.basementatl.com
DECATUR Eddie’s Attic. An intimate listening room for songwriters that has launched many local artists’ careers, including Shawn Mullins, Sugarland and John Mayer. www.eddiesattic.com The Vista Room. A live music venue in the North Decatur area. www.thevistaroom.com
NORTH OF THE CITY Coca-Cola Roxy. Atlanta’s iconic music venue has been revived at The Battery Atlanta next to SunTrust Park. www.cocacolaroxy.com
SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN Wolf Creek Amphitheatre. Outdoor amphiteater for live music concerts, plays, performances and festivals. www.wolfcreekamphitheater.com
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Concert highlights of the performers appearing in Atlanta in January and February The Four Seasons
Jan. 4 Atlanta Symphony Hall www.atlantasymphony.org
Feb. 13 Atlanta Symphony Hall www.atlantasymphony.org
Jan. 11 State Farm Arena www.statefarmarena.com
Feb. 14 State Farm Arena www.statefarmarena.com
Steep Canyon Rangers
Jan. 17 Variety Playhouse http://variety-playhouse.com
Feb. 22 Tabernacle Atlanta www.tabernacleatl.com
Blue Oyster Cult
Jan. 18 Tabernacle Atlanta www.tabernacleatl.com
Feb. 23 Variety Playhouse www.variety-playhouse.com
The Beach Boys
Jan. 28 State Farm Arena www.statefarmarena.com
Feb. 26 Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre www.cobbenergycentre.com
The Eagles Feb. 7-11 State Farm Arena www.statefarmarena.com
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SculptHouse at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta
SHOPPING THE SHOPS BUCKHEAD ATLANTA Shop before or after you sweat at this luxury shopping district in Buckhead. Flywheel sells everything from cycling shoes to tech tees, branded hoodies and performance leggings from brands like lululemon to AYA, while SoulCycle carries its own line of sports bras, shorts, tights, tanks and other accessories for men and women. Just down the road, the boutique at the Buckhead location of Sculpthouse sells trendy yet functional outerwear, shoes and clothing from Beach Riot, Free People, Mou, Chaser and Beyond Yoga. www.theshopsbuckheadatlanta.com
LENOX SQUARE AND PHIPPS PLAZA These twin malls in Buckhead offer a variety of retail options for fitness enthusiasts. Stock up on shoes and apparel at Nike, Adidas and Under Armour, outdoor gear like sturdy all-weather backpacks and tents at North Face, and sports bras, outerwear and leggings for women and girls at Athleta. And don’t overlook the department stores for your athletic needs. Bloomingdale’s carries popular upscale lines like Koral, Beyond Yoga, Alo Yoga and adidas by Stella McCartney, while Macy’s is a great stop for more budget-friendly activewear from Champion, Columbia, North Face, Nike and more. For additional gear, try the nearby Dick’s Sporting Goods, which carries apparel, footwear and accessories for a variety of sports. www.lenoxsquare.com www.phippsplaza.com
WESTSIDE PROVISIONS DISTRICT At this outdoor shopping district in the former industrialized westside of Atlanta, you’ll find a large outpost of lululemon, which carries men’s and women’s clothing, yoga mats and gym bags as well as gloves, scarves, hats and all your winter weather accessory needs. The district’s Pure Barre also carries a limited number of socks, tops
lululemon at Ponce City Market
and pants, while Free People has its own activewear line, Free People Movement, which includes fleece pants and hoodies, leggings, tanks and tees for layering for cool weather workouts. www.westsideprovisions.com
PONCE CITY MARKET Housed in a renovated former Sears, Roebuck and Co. building, Old Fourth Ward’s Ponce City Market is part food hall, part office building, part retail paradise. Shop for all your outdoor adventure needs at High Mountain Outfitters, which stocks clothing from popular brands like Patagonia, Teva and Sorel as well as gear like headlamps and hydration packs for activities from camping to fly fishing, kayaking, trail running, rock climbing and more. SoulCycle and lululemon also have locations here. www.poncecitymarket.com
Pure Barre at Westside Provisions District
This open-air shopping center in Midtown has over 35 stores, including sports-specific Athleta and the Athlete’s Foot. The complex also has a large Target, which carries clothing, shoes, and fitness trackers as well as free
weights, resistance bands, rowing machines, treadmills and other items for your home gym. www.atlanticstation.com
SHOPS AROUND LENOX Found right next to Lenox Square, this outdoor shopping area is full of boutiques and local finds, as well as another lululemon athletica store here for finding perfect-fitting yoga pants and the just-released Wunder Under Tights in special edition prints. Corepower Yoga in this shopping area is an excellent place to try out your new gear with classes for every level. www.shopsaroundlenox.com
OUTLET SHOPPES AT ATLANTA Located thirty miles north of Atlanta in Woodstock, this outlet mall is a great place to shop for sports gear on a budget. Asics, Adidas, Under Armour, Puma, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear are among the 100 or more stores in the outdoor shopping center, which also has an outpost of the regional chain Palmetto Moon. There you’ll find Patagonia, Columbia and YETI and other nationally-known brands at deep discounts. www.theoutletshoppesatatlanta.com JAN-FEB 2020
BEST RUNNING TRAILS AROUND ATLANTA
COCHRAN SHOALS TRAIL Located just north of the city at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Cochran Shoals is one of the city’s most popular paths, with nearly four miles of flat, wide gravel trail along the riverbanks and through the forest. The trail also connects into steeper hiking trails like Sope Creek, also part of the recreation area.
With nearly 48 percent of the city covered in trees, Atlanta rightly earns it moniker of “City in a Forest.” This also means that, regardless of what neighborhood you’re in, you’re never far from a park or trail. Here are some of the city’s best.
SILVER COMET TRAIL
Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
ATLANTA BELTLINE EASTSIDE TRAIL
CREATIVITY 101 Turn over a new leaf in the new year by learning to cook, sew or make something spectacular. LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE Learn how to make candles during workshops at Ponce City Market’s Candlefish. Choose a workshop where you bring your own vessel, perhaps your favorite teacup or vase or sign up for a class where you can blend fragrances. If you are between the ages of 8 and 14, pick a workshop just for you, but be sure to bring an adult who is at least 18. www.candlefish.com
ATLANTA BELTLINE WESTSIDE TRAIL
EAST PALISADES TRAIL
Less crowded than its neighbor to the east, the Westside Trail is three miles long, includes 40 acres of green space, and is adjacent to the Lee + White development, where you can stop into Wild Heaven Brewing, Boxcar or ASW Distillery for a post-run libation.
WHAT’S COOKING? The Cooking School at Irwin Street offers instruction in focaccia bread making, Indian cooking and side dishes, to name a few. The instructors promise that while each class is different, one thing remains the same: all students participate in making a meal and then everyone sits down to enjoy it. www.irwinstreetcooks.com Cook’s Warehouse’s cooking classes vary depending on which chef is teaching. Some might teach recipes from one of their cookbooks; others might focus on dishes for particular holidays. At yet another class, students can learn knife skills. www.cookswarehouse.com
SEW WHAT? You, too, can learn to sew at Ponce City Market’s Topstitch Studio & Lounge. Classes include sweater mending, an introduction to sewing and introduction to patterns. Learn to make a shirt or an outfit, and embroidery classes offer instructions on making ornaments, buttons, patches and pins. Advanced students can needle into seams, hems and dress making. Cross-stitch fans can learn to make key chains or ornaments. www.topstichatl.com
Hidden in the heart of a quiet neighborhood in Buckhead, this offshoot of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation system has nearly four miles of trails. Stay along the Whitewater Trail for flat terrain or head up into the forest for challenging, steep terrain and cliffside views. -LS
Pottery making at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
WELL, BLOW ME DOWN Learn to make an ornament or maybe a flower – out of glass -- by taking a class at Decatur Glassblowing. Do it all by yourself or gather some friends and family for a group lesson. Glassblowing camps are available, too. www.decaturglassblowing.com
FIND YOUR MUSE
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center offers classes on gardening, jewelry making, music production, painting and drawing, photography, music, dance, weaving, writing, pottery and ceramics and yoga. Learn something new inside Atlanta’s historic 27,000-square-foot Gothic-Tudor mansion. www.callanwolde.org -CC
Atlanta’s most popular mixed-used trail runs three miles from Piedmont Park to DeKalb Avenue in Reynoldstown. The fully paved path is wide, though crowded at peak times, and connects to the Freedom Parkway Trail and neighborhoods like Midtown, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward and Cabbagetown as well as Krog Street Market and Ponce City Market.
This 60-plus mile, paved rail trail starts in Cobb County and winds all the way to the Alabama state line, making it ideal for long runs and rides.
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Must-See Sports Expect the months of January and February to feature an action-filled lineup of basketball, monster trucks and more! Here are some of the must-see happenings. BY WENDY BOWMAN
Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young
ATLANTA HAWKS The city’s professional basketball team continues the 2019-20 NBA season at State Farm Arena, with second-year head coach Lloyd Pierce spearheading a talented roster featuring returning players Trae Young and John Collins (2019 MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars), plus 2019 NBA Draft Top 10 picks De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish. Among the big home matchups on the schedule: the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Game vs. the Toronto Raptors Jan. 20, with a special tribute to King’s life and legacy; a Celebrating Lunar New Year contest against the Washington Wizards Jan. 26; and HBCU Night with the Portland Trail Blazers Feb. 29, with a Black History Month celebration of historically black colleges & universities, and the Divine Nine. Of special note: The reimagined State Farm Arena has led to the Hawks claiming the
top spot in the recent NBA Game Experience Survey, ranking No. 1 among all teams in ticketholder satisfaction for their “Overall Game Experience.” Making fans happy is the third-largest center-hung scoreboard in the NBA, as well as a Topgolf Swing Suite, Killer Mike’s SWAG Shop, and numerous dining options from Zac Brown’s Social Club to B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque. www.hawks.com
MONSTER JAM Prepare to be amazed when this familyfriendly, action-packed motorsports experience comes rolling into MercedesBenz Stadium Feb. 22-23. Think world-class drivers/athletes jumping, flipping and racing 12,000-pound machines at speeds up to 70 miles per hour for a shot at winning the event’s Freestyle, Skills Challenge and Racing competitions. Some of the many trucks on the lineup will include EarthShaker, Grave Digger, El Toro Loco and Monster Mutt Dalmatian. Don’t miss: A Pit Party each day offers fans the chance to get up close and personal with the drivers and their massive vehicles, complete with autographs, pictures and other fun activities. www.monsterjam.com
CHICK-FIL-A- COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME Coming up in the New Year, this exciting attraction in the heart of the city’s sports, entertainment and tourism district — which presents a mix of historic college football artifacts and memorabilia exhibits — celebrates Black History Month with an “HBCUs: Past, Present and Future Speaker Panel.” Set for Feb. 20, from 5-8 p.m., the event highlights the past, present and future of college football at historically black colleges and universities, as well as the past 150 years of college football. Confirmed panelists include Southwestern Athletic Conference Commissioner Charles McClelland and Doug Williams, a former HBCU player and coach. www.cfbhall.com
GAME DATES Highlights of sporting events in Atlanta during January and February.
ATLANTA HAWKS State Farm Arena www.hawks.com
Monster Energy AMA Supercross
MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS The world’s elite off-road motorcycle racers take to the Supercross track at MercedesBenz Stadium Feb. 29 to vie for the sport’s esteemed class crown, while the country’s fastest amateurs tangle in the FIM World Championship. Look for first-time champs Cooper Webb, Dylan Ferrandis and Chase Sexton to defend their titles against a rich field including Jason Anderson, Marvin Musquin, Eli Tomac, Chad Reed, Ken Roczen, Justin Barcia and Adam Cianciarulo. Also on tap: The pre-race Track Party and Fan Fest begins at noon on race day, with 14 acres of festival-like entertainment including live music, autograph sessions, a Supercross Virtual Reality experience, and access to the track to watch practice and qualifying. www.supercrosslive.com
DON’T FORGET ABOUT … Men’s college hoops! The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets compete at the McCamish Pavilion (on the northeast corner of the Midtown campus), and the Georgia State Panthers bring their very own brand of highenergy and up-tempo games to the GSU Sports Arena. Both teams play through March. www.ramblinwreck.com/ www.georgiastatesports.com
Indiana Pacers, Jan. 4 Denver Nuggets, Jan. 6
McCamish Pavilion www.ramblinwreck.com
Houston Rockets, Jan. 8
Duke, Jan. 8
Phoenix Suns, Jan. 14
Notre Dame, Jan. 15
Detroit Pistons, Jan. 18
Virginia, Jan. 18
Toronto Raptors, Jan. 20
NC State, Jan. 25
Los Angeles Clippers, Jan. 22
Morehouse, Jan. 28
Washington Wizards, Jan. 26
Virginia Tech, Feb. 4
Philadelphia 76ers, Jan. 30
Louisville, Feb. 12
Boston Celtics, Feb. 3
Clemson, Feb. 25
New York Knicks, Feb. 9
Miami, Feb. 29
Miami Heat, Feb. 20 Dallas Mavericks, Feb. 22 Orlando Magic, Feb. 26 Brooklyn Nets, Feb. 28 Portland Trail Blazers, Feb. 29
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY PANTHERS COLLEGE BASKETBALL GSU Sports Arena www.georgiastatesports.com
GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Louisiana, Jan. 9
Mercedes-Benz Stadium www.monsterjam.com Feb. 22-23
MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS Mercedes-Benz Stadium www.supercrosslive.com Feb. 29
Monster Mutt Dalmatian
ULM, Jan. 11 South Alabama, Jan. 30 Troy, Feb. 1 Appalachian State, Feb. 13 Coastal Carolina, Feb. 15 Georgia Southern, Feb. 28
For a complete listing, visit atlanta.net.
ARTS & CULTURE
Attractions, restaurants, retail, services and more from members of Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau
INDEX ARTS & CULTURE................................... 38 ATTRACTIONS........................................ 38 OUTDOORS & RECREATION................. 40 NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT........... 41 RESTAURANTS BY AREA...................... 42 RETAIL..................................................... 46 SPORTS................................................... 47 TRANSPORTATION................................. 47 VISITOR SERVICES................................ 48 INFORMATION RESOURCES................ 49
ARTS & CULTURE ART MUSEUMS & GALLERIES Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-688-1970; info@atlantacontemporary. org www.atlantacontemporary.org Founded in 1973, Atlanta Contemporary is one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers. Admission is free, every day. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-872-5338; Fax: 404-872-5175; email@example.com www.callanwolde.org A fine arts center offering arts education programs & special events. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4400; firstname.lastname@example.org www.high. org Boasts classic to contemporary art, special exhibitions and renowned architecture. Michael C. Carlos Museum (Emory University), 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322; 404-727-4282; Fax: 404-727-4292; email@example.com www.carloSEmory. edu The Michael C. Carlos Museum is one of the premier museums in the southeast with collections from ancient Egypt, the Near East, Greece, Rome, the America’s, Africa, and Asia. Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), 1315 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-979-6455; info@ museumofdesign.org www.museumofdesign.org The only museum in the Southeast devoted to the celebration of design. Swan Coach House Restaurant, Gift Shop & Gallery, The, 3130 Slaton Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-0636; firstname.lastname@example.org www. swancoachhouse.com Art Gallery nestled in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta.
MUSIC & VENUES Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 4074, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4900; Fax: 404-733-5159; email@example.com www. atlantasymphony.org Presents classical, Pops, family and holiday concerts from September to June. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 4074, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4848; Fax: 404-733-4999; Pam.Kruseck@atlantasymphony.org www. atlantasymphony.org The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs a variety of Classical, Pops, Family and Holiday concerts year-round. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-916-2800; Fax: 770-9162820; firstname.lastname@example.org www.cobbenergycentre. com Home for concerts, Broadway, Atlanta Opera & Atlanta Ballet. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30339; 470-351-3864; kellywestmoreland@livenation. com www.thecocacolaroxy.com The Coca-Cola Roxy is the newest incredible 25,000 square foot capacity venue in The Battery Atlanta. It’s the perfect location to host your corporate event, private concert, reception or business meeting.
Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-881-2011; email@example.com www. foxtheatre.org 1920s movie palace hosting Broadway plays, events, performances & tours.
Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-881-2011; firstname.lastname@example.org www. foxtheatre.org 1920s movie palace hosting Broadway plays, events, performances & tours.
Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St. NW at Luckie St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404413-9814; Fax: 404-413-9801; email@example.com www. rialtocenter.org Hosts world-renowned performers, music and dance shows at Georgia State University.
Full Radius Dance, P.O. Box 54453, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-724-9663; firstname.lastname@example.org www. fullradiusdance.org Professional dance company of dancers with & without disabilities.
Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-5774855; KarynKotler@LiveNation.com specialevents.livenation. com/venue/the-tabernacle-atlanta-ga Hosts private events and concerts in a renovated Church. Offering full-service event production and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. The Atlanta Opera, 1575 Northside Dr. NW, Bldg. 300, Suite 350, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-881-8801; info@ atlantaopera.org www.AtlantaOpera.org Founded in 1979, The Atlanta Opera is one of the finest regional opera companies in the United States.
THEATER & DANCE
7 Stages Theatre, 1105 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-522-0911; email@example.com www.7stages. org Committed to educating and engaging audiences about current social topics via dance and acting.
Infinite Energy Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth, GA 30097; 770-813-7500; info@InfiniteEnergyCenter. com www.InfiniteEnergyCenter.com The Arena features a state-of-the-art house reduction system which can easily, comfortably and quickly convert the space for groups. Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company, 887 West Marietta St., Suite J-102, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-5321901; firstname.lastname@example.org www.truecolorstheatre. org True Colors, the largest African American theatre in the Southeast, celebrates the rich tradition of Black storytelling while giving voice to bold artists of all cultures. Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St. NW, at Luckie St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-4139814; Fax: 404-413-9801; email@example.com www. rialtocenter.org Hosts world-renowned performers, music and dance shows at Georgia State University.
Agatha’s -- A Taste of Mystery, 161 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-480-5233; Fax: 404-5842233; firstname.lastname@example.org www.agathas.com Enjoy a fivecourse, interactive murder mystery dinner theater show.
Theatrical Outfit, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 678-528-1500; email@example.com www. theatricaloutfit.org Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta’s second oldest professional theatre company, produces world-class shows to start the conversations that matter.
Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-5000; Fax: 404-733-4625; daviorr.snipes@ woodruffcenter.org www.alliancetheatre.org Serving a diverse audience on two stages.
Atlanta Ballet, 1695 Marietta Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-873-5811 x1207; firstname.lastname@example.org www. atlantaballet.com As the official State Ballet of Georgia, Atlanta Ballet presents a balanced blend of traditional ballets and innovative choreography. Atlanta Magic Theater, 267 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 925-984-6504; email@example.com www. atlantamagictheater.com An evening of world class magic and clean comedy with Atlanta Magician Peter Morrison! Every Friday at 8:30 and Saturday at 6:30pm & 9:30pm. Beacon Dance Company, P.O. Box 1553, Decatur, GA 30031; 404-377-2929; firstname.lastname@example.org www. beacondance.org One of Atlanta’s most innovative, contemporary dance ensembles. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-843-2825; email@example.com www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com Originally opened in 1931, The Buckhead Theatre sits at the gateway to one of the country’s most storied neighborhoods as Atlanta’s premier intimate theatrical venue. Center For Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-873-3391; firstname.lastname@example.org www.puppet. org Patrons of all ages will enjoy the productions in the Family Series, and adults can find something new in the Adults & Teens Series. Cirque du Soleil, 6775 Edmond St., Suite 300, Las Vegas, NV 89118; 514-843-0434; ariane.gregoire@cirquedusoleil. com www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta Organize your corporate events at Cirque du Soleil. Take advantage of Cirque du Soleil’s visit to Atlanta to invite your business contacts, employees, or colleagues to an event that’s way out of the ordinary. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-916-2800; Fax: 770-9162820; email@example.com www.cobbenergycentre. com Home for concerts, Broadway, Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet. Dad’s Garage Theatre Company, 569 Ezzard St., Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-523-3141; jon@dadsgarage. com www.dadsgarage.com The cornerstone of Atlanta’s improvisational comedy scene.
AMUSEMENT & THEME PARKS
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, 1255 Roswell Rd., Marietta, GA 30062; 678-352-7673; rgano@andrettikarting. com www.andrettikarting.com Entertainment destination featuring Superkarts, arcade, ropes course, laser tag, motion theater, sims & bowling w/ full restaurant & bar. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-848-9252; LDCATL. Sales@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com https://www. legolanddiscoverycenter.com/atlanta Ages 3-10 will enjoy a 4-D cinema, rides and, of course, building with LEGOs. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Suite 517, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; 770-2250230; 1-888-935-6878 firstname.lastname@example.org www. medievaltimes.com Feast your eyes on a live tournament while you feast on a 4-course meal fit for royalty! Spanish horses, sword fights, jousting, and more! Netherworld Haunted House & Escape Rooms, 2076 West Park Place Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30087; 404608-2484; email@example.com www.HauntedAtlanta. com Consistently ranked as one of the top Haunted Houses in the Nation, this Atlanta Halloween favorite now features Year Round Escape Rooms. Nitro Zone, 6344 Cash Ct. NW, Peachtree Corners, GA 30071; 470-636-3230; Kendall@nitrozone.com www. nitrozone.com Nitro Zone offers catering, bowling, arcade, super karts, and action zone with trampoline parks, bazooka ball and the world’s largest indoor Ninja Warrior course! Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Pkwy. SW, Austell, GA 30168; 770-739-3400; Fax: 770-732-3061; gpetriello@ sftp.com www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia Offers amusement park fun for all at Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor. Skyview Atlanta, 168 Luckie St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 678949-9023; firstname.lastname@example.org www.skyviewatlanta. com Enjoy climate-controlled panoramic views 200 ft. above Atlanta. The Roof at Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 678-240-8942; marketing@ poncecityroof.com www.poncecityroof.com The Roof at Ponce City Market offers unique entertainment, food, drinks, and the best skyline views of Atlanta. Whether you’re looking for a day of friendly competition, a sunset cocktail hour, or an exclusive event space, The Roof is perfect for any occasion.
ATTRACTIONS EXHIBITIONS Cirque du Soleil, 6775 Edmond St., Suite 300, Las Vegas, NV 89118; 514-843-0434; ariane.gregoire@cirquedusoleil. com www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta Energetic, urban and contemporary, VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen under the Big Top acrobatics.
GAMES & RECREATION Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, 1255 Roswell Rd., Marietta, GA 30062; 678-352-7673; rgano@andrettikarting. com www.andrettikarting.com 100,000 sq ft event & entertainment destination featuring heart-pounding attractions, scratch cuisine and expansive event spaces. Creative Caricatures, 4924 Lake Park Lane, Acworth, GA 30101; 404-735-4202; email@example.com www. creativecaricatures.com Give the gift of fun and laughter. Invite our talented and professional artists to your next event. We provide traditional and digital caricature for trade shows, conventions, weddings, and more. Escape Game Atlanta, The, 900 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 1020, Atlanta, GA 30339; 678-831-6347; atlanta@ theescapegame.com www.theescapegame.com/ atlanta The Escape Game offers 60-minute adventures that bring epic stories to life in a one-of-the-kind tactile experience. Ready to escape? First Thursdays ArtsWalk, 84 Walton St., Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-658-1877; Fax: 404-658-1919; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlantadowntown. com/fun/first-thursdays-art-walk Take a free, self-guided tour of downtown galleries each first Thursday. Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club, 8000 Capps Ferry Rd., Douglasville, GA 30135; 770-489-4380; Fax: 404-495-9578; email@example.com www.foxhallresort.com Corporate Meetings, Overnight Retreats, Recreational Team Games Game-X, 275 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-5250728; Fax: 404-658-9438; firstname.lastname@example.org www. gamexatl.com Gamers of all ages enjoy 60 games in this state-of-the-art arcade. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-848-9252; LDCATL. Sales@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com https://www. legolanddiscoverycenter.com/atlanta Ages 3-10 will enjoy a 4-D cinema, rides and, of course, building with LEGOs. Nitro Zone, 6344 Cash Ct. NW, Peachtree Corners, GA 30071; 470-636-3230; Kendall@nitrozone.com www. nitrozone.com Nitro Zone offers catering, bowling, arcade, super karts, and action zone with trampoline parks, bazooka ball and the world’s largest indoor Ninja Warrior course! Out Of Hand Theater, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave., Suite 8500, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-462-8836; Fax: 404-5226176; email@example.com www.outofhandtheater. com Shows, games and immersive experiences in locations across Atlanta. Catch a performance in a living room or embark on a city-wide quest. Porsche Experience Center Atlanta, One Porsche Dr., Atlanta, GA 30354; 888-204-7474; info@porschedriving. com https://www.porschedriving.com/centers/Atlanta Go behind the wheel to test cars & tune your endurance. Features a restaurant & cafe. Stoddard’s, 485 Bishop St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404355-4867; firstname.lastname@example.org www.stoddardsguns. com A best in class shooting range experience right in the heart of Atlanta. Featuring a 24-lane range with state of the art technology. The Painted Duck, 976 Brady Ave., Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-352-0048; Justin@thepaintedduck.com www. thepaintedduckatl.com A distinguished drinkery, duckpin bowling and gaming parlor. The Painted Pin, 737 Miami Circle, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-814-8736; Fax: 404-814-8737; william@thepaintedpin. com www.thepaintedpin.com Upscale boutique bar, bowling & entertainment venue with 20 lanes. The Void, 800 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30339; 470-298-9214; email@example.com www. thevoid.com Void travelers can now step beyond their reality into any one of an infinity of possibilities. Places where dreams and nightmares have substance. Hopes and Fears can be touched and worlds without numbers await to be experienced and explored. We are the most immersive virtual reality experience ever. Step Beyond Reality!
TopGolf - Midtown, 1600 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 470-419-6980; brian.harper@topgolf. com www.topgolf.com/us/atlanta Premier entertainment facility offers a high-tech driving range along with upscale food and drinks.
HISTORICAL SITES Atlanta Preservation Center, 327 St. Paul Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-3353; Fax: 404-688-3357; firstname.lastname@example.org www.preserveatlanta. com Offers guided walking tours of Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods & sites. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-872-5338; Fax: 404-872-5175; email@example.com www.callanwolde.org A fine arts center offering arts education programs & special events. Ebenezer Baptist Church, 101 Jackson St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-7300; glendab@ebenezerchurch. us https://ebenezeratl.org/ The historic church’s former pastors include MLK Sr. & Jr. Georgia State Capitol, 206 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334; 404-656-2846; www.libs.uga.edu/ capitolmuseum An 1889 building with a dome topped with native gold, Georgia’s capitol houses many attractions. Herndon Home Museum, 587 University Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30314; 404-581-9813; tours@herndonhome. org www.herndonhome.org A National historic landmark, the Herndon Home Museum is the only privately owned African-American house museum in the country.
Georgia State Capitol, 206 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334; 404-656-2846; www.libs.uga.edu/ capitolmuseum The Capitol building houses a museum with artifacts, historic flags & art. Governor’s Mansion, 391 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-1776; mansion.georgia. gov Hosts tours of the spacious Greek Revival-style home, circa 1967. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4400; firstname.lastname@example.org www.high. org Boasts classic to contemporary art, special exhibitions and renowned architecture. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 470-341-7500; email@example.com http://mercedesbenzstadium.com/stadium-tours/ Atlanta’s World-Class Sports and Entertainment Facility and home of the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and Atlanta United (MLS). State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Dr., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-878-3000; firstname.lastname@example.org https://www. statefarmarena.com/ Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, State Farm Arena celebrates the city, literally spelling “ATLANTA” in 65-foot letters. Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Dr., Stone Mountain, GA 30083; 1-800-401-2407; email@example.com www. stonemountainpark.com Stone Mountain Park is Georgia’s most popular attraction and home to the world’s largest freestanding piece of exposed granite.
Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-2107; info@oaklandcemetary. com www.oaklandcemetery.com Discover Atlanta’s rich history at Oakland Cemetery!
SunTrust Park at The Battery Atlanta, 755 Battery Ave., Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-614-2363; dawn.truemper@ braves.com https://www.mlb.com/braves/ballpark/events/ venues Hosts the Atlanta Braves baseball team in an Atlanta landmark.
King Center, The, 449 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-526-8961; firstname.lastname@example.org www. thekingcenter.org Visit the official living memorial dedicated to MLK, Jr.
SweetWater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-691-2537; laine@sweetwaterbrew. com www.sweetwaterbrew.com Serves as GA’s largest craft brewery. Open for tours & tastings
Margaret Mitchell House at Atlanta History Center Midtown, 979 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3964; 404-249-7015; email@example.com www. atlantahistorycenter.com Tour Mitchell’s apartment where she wrote “Gone With the Wind.”
The Varsity, 61 North Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-8811706; Fax: 404-874-3989; terrybrookshire@thevarsity. com www.thevarsity.com Serves as an Atlanta institution, offering fresh hot dogs & more.
Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama St., Suite 007, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-523-2311; Fax: 404-523-0507; https://undergroundatl.com/ Acts as a cultural hub in downtown & hosts food truck Wednesdays.
LANDMARKS Atlanta BeltLine, 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-477-3003; info@ atlbeltlinepartnership.org www.beltline.org Stay active on the BeltLine trail, one of Atlanta’s newest green spaces. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-843-2825; firstname.lastname@example.org www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com Originally opened in 1931, The Buckhead Theatre sits at the gateway to one of the country’s most storied neighborhoods as Atlanta’s premier intimate theatrical venue. Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave., West NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-223-4412; Fax: 404-223-4499; email@example.com www.centennialpark.com The 21-acre park hosts concerts, festivals, 2 playgrounds, Fountain of Rings & more. CNN Studio Tours, 190 Marietta St. NW, One CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-827-2300; firstname.lastname@example.org https://tours.cnn.com/ Experience a 50-minute guided walking tour with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at CNN, the worldwide leader in news. Ebenezer Baptist Church, 101 Jackson St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-7300; glendab@ebenezerchurch. us https://ebenezeratl.org/ The historic church’s former pastors include MLK Sr. & Jr. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-881-2011; email@example.com www. foxtheatre.org 1920s movie palace hosting Broadway plays, events, performances & tours. Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-581-4000; firstname.lastname@example.org www. georgiaaquarium.org The nation’s largest and most magical aquarium! Visit our 4D Funbelievable Theater and Sea Lions at Sun Trust Pier 225.
The Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4200; info@woodruffcenter. org www.woodruffcenter.org The Woodruff Arts Center has been the home for world-class art for all in Midtown, Atlanta since 1968. Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta, The, 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-1400; SEGroupSalesLeads@ marriott.com www.westinpeachtreeplazaatlanta.com Standing 73 stories tall, the tower is the second-tallest all-hotel skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. World of Coca-Cola, 121 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1807; 404-676-5151; email@example.com www.worldofcoca-cola.com Houses a tasting room & the story of the world-famous beverage.
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-688-1970; info@atlantacontemporary. org www.atlantacontemporary.org Founded in 1973, Atlanta Contemporary is one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers. Admission is free, every day. Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-814-4000; sbarner@ atlantahistorycenter.com www.atlantahistorycenter.com 33 acres includes 2 historic homes, Museum, Grand Overlook event space & more. Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, 250 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-880-4800; info@cfbhall. com www.cfbhall.com Shows college football history by immersing fans in a game day experience. Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-659-5437; Fax: 404-2233675; firstname.lastname@example.org www. childrensmuseumatlanta.org Celebrates the power of play with interactive zones & exhibits. David J. Sencer CDC Museum, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, MS A-14, Atlanta, GA 30329; 404-639-0830; Fax: 404-6390834; email@example.com www.cdc.gov/museum This Smithsonian Affiliate museum features permanent and changing exhibitions that focus on public health topics and CDC’s history.
OUTDOORS Delta Flight Museum, 1060 Delta Blvd., Bldg. B, Dept. 914, Atlanta, GA 30354; 404-715-7886; museum.delta@delta. com www.deltamuseum.org The Delta Flight Museum celebrates Delta’s history and the people who drive our success. For more information, visit www.deltamuseum.org.
Atlanta Botanical Garden, Inc., 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-876-5859; events@atlantabg. org www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org An urban oasis in Midtown with 30 acres of gardens.
Federal Reserve Bank Money Museum, 1000 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-498-8764; Fax: 404-498-8050; www.frbatlanta.org/about/tours/museum.aspx Discover the fascinating story of money from barter to modern times.
Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave., West NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-223-4412; Fax: 404-223-4499; firstname.lastname@example.org www.centennialpark.com The 21-acre park hosts concerts, festivals, 2 playgrounds, Fountain of Rings & more.
Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-929-6390; specialevents@fernbankmuseum. org www.fernbankmuseum.org Home to dinosaurs, a Giant Screen 4K Theater, special exhibits and 75 acres of new outdoor adventures.
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell, GA 30075; 770-992-2055; marketing@chattnaturecenter. org www.chattnaturecenter.org A private non-profit 127acre, interpretive center dedicated to learning about the Chattahoochee River through trails, canoes, and ziplines.
Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples St., Atlanta, GA 30310; 404-612-0481; email@example.com www.hammondshouse.org Hammonds House Museum preserves, interprets, exhibits and celebrates the art and culture of the African diaspora with year-round offerings.
Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Dr., Stone Mountain, GA 30083; 1-800-401-2407; firstname.lastname@example.org www. stonemountainpark.com Features a variety of fun family activities & outdoor adventures.
Herndon Home Museum, 587 University Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30314; 404-581-9813; email@example.com www.herndonhome.org A National historic landmark, the 1910 Herndon Home Mansion Museum is the only privately owned African-American house museum in the country.
The Home Depot Backyard, 1 Backyard Way, Atlanta, GA 30313; 470-341-3296; events@thehomedepotbackyard. com www.thehomedepotbackyard.com 11-acre greenspace located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, just next door to Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Unique gathering space that connects diverse communities through memorable experiences.
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4400; firstname.lastname@example.org www.high. org Boasts classic to contemporary art, special exhibitions and renowned architecture. Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, 441 Freedom Pkwy. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-8657100; Fax: 404-865-7102; email@example.com www. jimmycarterlibrary.gov Experience the life & work of the 39th President, Jimmy Carter. King Center, The, 449 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-526-8961; firstname.lastname@example.org www. thekingcenter.org Visit the official living memorial dedicated to MLK, Jr. Margaret Mitchell House at Atlanta History Center Midtown, 979 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3964; 404-249-7015; email@example.com www. atlantahistorycenter.com Tour Mitchell’s apartment where she wrote “Gone With the Wind.”
Amazing Atlanta Tours, 659 Auburn Ave., #G19, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-273-2558; robyn@amazingatlantatours. com www.amazingatlantatours.com Amazing Atlanta Tours offers a full range of tour experiences. Guests can bike, walk, or kick back on a bus or shuttle while exploring Atlanta’s history, art, and culture. Atlanta Beer Bus, 931 Monroe Dr. NE, #A102-127, Atlanta, GA 30308; 770-696-6080; firstname.lastname@example.org www. atlantabeerbus.com Atlanta Beer Bus is the city’s only HOP-on/HOP-off brewery shuttle service. For as low as $10/day, riders have access to 8 total stops. Atlanta Food Walks, 180 Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 470-223-2203; email@example.com https:// atlantafoodwalks.com Most delicious way to see Atlanta. 3 hour tours include food, drinks, history, and fun, in Atlanta’s notable neighborhoods. #1 rated!
Michael C. Carlos Museum (Emory University), 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322; 404-727-4282; Fax: 404727-4292; firstname.lastname@example.org www.carloSEmory.edu The Michael C. Carlos Museum is one of the premier museums in the southeast with collections from ancient Egypt, the Near East, Greece, Rome, the America’s, Africa, and Asia.
Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, GA 30228; 770-707-7904; amssales@atlantamotorspeedway. com www.atlantamotorspeedway.com Atlanta Motor Speedway sits on 887 acres of landscaped green space and serves as one of the South’s premier entertainment facilities, providing a one-of-a-kind experience for special events.
Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), 1315 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-979-6455; info@museumofdesign. org www.museumofdesign.org The only museum in the Southeast devoted to the celebration of design.
Atlanta Movie Tours, 327 Nelson St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 855-255-3456; email@example.com www. atlantamovietours.com Trace the footsteps of favorite TV & movie characters via 3-hour tours.
National Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-835-4286; events@ civilandhumanrights.org www.civilandhumanrights.org/ event-space Connects U.S. civil rights to global human rights movements.
Atlanta Preservation Center, 327 St. Paul Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-3353; Fax: 404-688-3357; boyd@ preserveatlanta.com www.preserveatlanta.com Offers guided walking tours of Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods & sites.
SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, 1600 Peachtree St. NW, 4th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-253-3132; scadfash@ scad.edu www.scadfash.org SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film welcomes visitors of all ages; engage with dynamic exhibitions, captivating films and educational events.
Atlanta Street Art Map, 660 Ralph McGill Blvd., #3422, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-759-7650; streetartmapatl@ gmail.com www.streetartmap.org The Atlanta Street Art Map offers free self-guided street art walking tours to five different neighborhoods.
Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Buford Hwy., Duluth, GA 30096; 770-476-2013; execdirector@srmduluth. org www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org Offers visitors a chance to learn the history of transportation.
ATL-Cruzers Electric Car & Segway Tours, 160 Ted Turner Dr. NW, Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-492-7009; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlcruzers.com City tours offered via Segway Ebike, and electric car. Sharing cultural, historical and culinary insights through the city.
William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309; 678-222-3700; dschendowich@ thebreman.org www.thebreman.org Atlanta’s Jewish Museum featuring a permanent Holocaust exhibition and two additional galleries dedicated to Jewish history, culture and art.
Beer from Here Brew Tours, P.O. Box 3424, Decatur, GA 30031; 470-285-2537; info@beerfromherebrewtours. com www.beerfromherebrewtours.com We proudly serve the metro Atlanta & craft fun and unique private events specializing in local brewery, distillery & cider tours. Drink GA.
World of Coca-Cola, 121 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1807; 404-676-5151; email@example.com www.worldofcoca-cola.com Houses a tasting room & the story of the world-famous beverage.
PARKS, GARDENS & OUTDOORS
Atlanta BeltLine, 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-477-3003; info@ atlbeltlinepartnership.org www.beltline.org Stay active on the BeltLine trail, one of Atlanta’s newest green spaces.
Chick-fil-A Backstage Tour, 5200 Buffington Rd., Atlanta, GA 30349; 404-305-4163; chick-fil-aBackstageTour@chickfil-a.com tours.chick-fil-a.com The Chick-fil-A Backstage Tour offers an authentic storytelling experience inspired by the history, culture, and values of the company. Civil Rights Tours, 320 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. SE, #Loft 13, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-386-0992; houcktom80@gmail. com www.civilrightstour.com Civil Rights Tours guides you where history was made. DTours, 770 Lexington Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310; 404971-7763; firstname.lastname@example.org www.dtour.me Private walking & driving tours of Atlanta that introduce you to the city’s unique blend of Southern urban culture. Whether history, film, art or nature, tour like a local with DTours. Experience the Ride, (COMING SOON), 545 8th Ave., Suite 14-50 New York, NY 10018; 646-661-7699; email@example.com www.experiencetheride. com Coming soon to Atlanta, THE RIDE has become the premiere tour experience on the hottest bus in town! Critically acclaimed, THE RIDE provides unparalleled experiences featuring live sidewalk entertainment and Virtual Reality, while giving guests front row seats to view sites and breathtaking moments. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 470-341-7500; firstname.lastname@example.org http://mercedesbenzstadium.com/stadium-tours/ Atlanta’s World-Class Sports and Entertainment Facility and home of the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and Atlanta United (MLS). STEAM Tours are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). Pennyman Atlanta Tours, 235 Ponce De Leon Place, Decatur, Atlanta, GA 30030; 404-499-1000; rpennyman@ mac.com www.toursfortourist.com Sightseeing tours, attractions, historical sightseeing, relocation information tours, restaurant dining tours, private individual tours, convention group tours, student group tours, customized group tours, and family reunion tours in metro Atlanta. SunTrust Park at The Battery Atlanta, 755 Battery Ave., Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-614-2363; dawn.truemper@ braves.com https://www.mlb.com/braves/ballpark/events/ venues Tours of SunTrust Park are offered year-round and take guests to many areas off limits during games. Visit braves.com/tours for more info. Sweet Magnolia Tours, 300 Commerce St., Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37201; 615-242-5323; Fax: 615-242-5372; email@example.com www.sweetmagnoliatours. com Sweet Magnolia Tours is the South’s premier fullservice operator offering complete trip planning for groups and individuals. It is our goal to make your tour experience simple yet spectacular! The Sweeney Zone, 240 Peachtree St., NW, #2200, Atlanta, GA 30303; 678-910-4452; firstname.lastname@example.org www. sweeneyzone.com The Sweeney Zone and the Shop ’Till You Drop in partnership with Americas Mart provides an extraordinary “Shopportunity” in downtown Atlanta Welcome Walks USA, 5341 SW 33rd Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312; 404-444-0027; niki.phillips@ welcomewalksusa.com https://welcomewalksusa. com/ Welcome Walks digital walking tours delivered by mobile app offer the freedom to explore a city on your schedule and pace. Our customization can include branding message or company information.
ZOOS & AQUARIUMS Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-581-4000; email@example.com www. georgiaaquarium.org Our 10 million gallons of water house the largest single aquarium habitat in the world. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30315; 404-624-5650; firstname.lastname@example.org www. zooatlanta.org Inspires value & preservation of wildlife & provides family fun.
Best Friends Travel, 5058 Tarry Glen Dr., Atlanta, GA 30024; 770-861-9380; email@example.com www.igotours. com Since the 1996 Olympics, Atlanta became a focal point in the international tourism industry. Best Friends Travel create each travel program
OUTDOORS & RECREATION
Bicycle Tours of Atlanta, 659 Auburn Ave., Unit G19, Studioplex Lofts in the Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-273-2558; firstname.lastname@example.org www.biketoursatl. com Discover Atlanta’s neighborhoods on a 3-hour, 10mile historic tour.
Stone Mountain Park Campground, P.O. Box 778, Hwy., 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30086; 770-4985710; email@example.com www. stonemountainpark.com Offers 452 wooded campsites with water & electricity for tents, pop-ups & motor homes.
ENTERTAINMENT GOLF COURSES Barnsley Resort, 597 Barnsley Gardens Rd., Adairsville, GA 30103; 770-773-7480; Fax: 770-773-1779; info@ barnsleyresort.com www.barnsleyresort.com Faziodesigned course encompassing 378 acres winding around Barnsley Resort. Par-72, 350-yard course. Golf School and instruction available. Bobby Jones Golf Course, 2205 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-355-1009; Fax: 404-355-2764; firstname.lastname@example.org https://bobbyjonesgc.com/ The Bobby Jones PGA staff creates unforgettable, all-inclusive events with every detail managed for you from instruction, digital real-time scoring, logoed merchandising, premium club rental and contest hole management. Charlie Yates Golf Course, 10 Lakeside Village Dr., Atlanta, GA 30317; 404-373-4655; Fax: 404-3731633; email@example.com www. charlieyatesgolfcourse.com A Rees Jones-designed midlength course 4 miles east of downtown Atlanta. Chateau Elan Golf Club, 6060 Golf Club Dr., Braselton, GA 30517; 678-425-6050; Fax: 678-425-6005; https://www. chateauelan.com/menu-golf/ Few golf resorts have the beauty offered by Chateau Elan’s 45 holes of championship golf. From the rolling Georgia hills of the Woodlands to the serene valley lakes on the Chateau, each course is unique in character and design. Combined with unparalleled customer service, the environment at Chateau Elan will lend for a truly memorable golf experience. ClubCorp, Inc., 350 Tournament Players Dr., Milton, GA 30004; 770-407-1433; Fax: 678-623-5666; jeannelle. firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.clubcorp.com/ Offers 20 private clubs around Atlanta with 423 holes of golf. East Lake Golf Club, 2575 Alston Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30317; 404-687-2445; Fax: 404-373-1437; cmcgill@ eastlakegolfclub.com www.eastlakegolfclub.com Home course of Bobby Jones and the oldest golf course in Atlanta.
Latitudes Bistro & Lounge (Omni Hotel), 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30335; 404-818-4452; www.omnihotels.com/ hotels/atlanta-cnn-center/dining/latitudes The perfect place to gather for the finest specialty drinks and appetizers.
Twin Peaks Buckhead, 3365 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-961-8946; buckhead@twinpeaksrestaurant. com www.twinpeaksrestaurant.com Offers comfort food served by Twin Peaks Girls in a sports lodge.
Living Room [Inside the W Atlanta Downtown], W Atlanta Downtown, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-582-5800; Angela.Mccoy@whotels.com http://www. watlantadowntown.com/living-room Lounge with signature cocktails, DJ mixes & custom board games.
VOYA Bistro (Atlanta Airport Marriott), 4711 Best Rd., College Park, GA 30337; 404-766-7900; www.marriott. com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/atlap-atlantaairport-marriott VOYA Bistro, VOYA Sushi Bar, and VOYA Coffee & News.
Marlow’s Tavern (Northlake), 4156 LaVista Rd., Tucker, GA 30084; 678-987-1197; Fax: 404-875-2724; marlows5@ metzcorp.com www.marlowstavern.com American tavern fare served in a modern, yet neighborhood atmosphere.
Marlow’s Tavern (Plaza Midtown), 950 West Peachtree St., Suite 215, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-815-0323; email@example.com www.marlowstavern. com American tavern fare served in a modern, yet neighborhood atmosphere.
SweetWater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-691-2537; laine@sweetwaterbrew. com www.sweetwaterbrew.com Serves as GA’s largest craft brewery. Open for tours & tastings.
Onyx Bar (Grand Hyatt Atlanta), 3300 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-237-1234; www.grandatlanta.hyatt. com/hyatt/hotels/entertainment/lounges/index.jsp Sources products from local & sustainable sources for in-season cuisine.
Wild Heaven Beer, 1010 White St., Atlanta, GA 30310; 404-441-4836; firstname.lastname@example.org https:// wildheavenbeer.com/ A 22,000 square foot brewery, taproom, and event space with five bars and 12000 square feet of patio overlooking the beltline.
PBR Atlanta: A Coors Banquet Bar, 825 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 610, Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-447-1995; ccope@ liveatthebatteryatlanta.com liveatthebatteryatlanta. com Cowboy meets urban chic... The toughest sport on dirt transforms into the most stunning club all decked out with beautiful decor, cold beer, and a little bull riding.
Proof & Provision, Georgian Terrace, 659 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-897-5045; cstrong@ greenolivemedia.com www.proofandprovision. com Emphasizes barrel-aged cocktails in the basement of The Georgian Terrace Hotel. Publik Draft House, 654 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-885-7505; email@example.com www. publikatl.com Comfortable, mouthwatering pub fare is served with boutique beers.
NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT
Pulse (Atlanta Marriott Marquis), 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-521-0000; Fax: 404-5866299; www.pulsebaratlanta.com Discover the art of mixology at a cool cocktail lounge & restaurant.
Allora, 361 17th St., Atlanta, GA 30363; 404-961-7370; firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.alloraatl.com/ Allora entices with irresistible aromas and a warm, intimate environment. Bar 210 (Westin Peachtree Plaza), 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-1400; http://www. starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/dining/index.html?pro pertyID=1023&language=en_US Cocktails and appetizers throughout the day and into the night. Bentley’s Steakhouse (Atlanta Airport Marriott), 4711 Best Rd., College Park, GA 30337; 404-766-7900; www. bentleys-steakhouse.com/restaurant/hotels/hotelinformation/travel/atlap-atlanta-airport-marriott Savor fine steak, seafood or our nightly special with attentive service. Big Kahuna, 303 Peachtree Center Ave., Suite PCA-01, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-644-0909; rkaba@bigkahunaatl. com www.bigkahunaatl.com Relax at the beach away from the beach for lunch, dinner and late night. Braves All Star Grill, 200 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-476-3700; catering@BravesGrill.com www. bravesgrill.com Atlanta’s only gourmet sports bar. Fandangles Restaurant & Bar, 165 Courtland St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-6500; email@example.com http:// www.atlantafandangles.com/ Newly remodeled bar open nightly. Located in Downtown Atlanta. Glenn’s Kitchen (Glenn Hotel), Glenn Hotel (Marriott Autograph Collection),110 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-469-0700; www.glennskitchenatl.com Offers American comfort food with southern flair & sophisticated ambiance. High Velocity (Atlanta Marriott Marquis), 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-586-6174; www. highvelocityatlanta.com Takes sports bars to a new level with 24 beer varieties, plasma TVs & more.
STATS Brewpub, 300 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404885-1472; firstname.lastname@example.org www.statsatl.com Serves serious food in a serious sports bar downtown.
Nikolai’s Roof Lounge (Hilton Atlanta), 255 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404- 221-6362; www. hiltonatlantadowntown.com This lounge next to Nikolai’s Roof offers classic cocktails & small plates.
Stone Mountain Golf Club, 1145 Stonewall Jackson Dr., (inside Stone Mountain Park), Stone Mountain, GA 30083; 770-465-3272; Fax: 770-465-3300; derrick.strub@marriott. com www.stonemountaingolf.com Features a 36-hole championship golf facility, open daily.
Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery, 320 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-525-4400; events@ maxlagers.com www.maxlagers.com Taste the flavors of Georgia’s oldest brewery restaurant.
Red Phone Booth, 17 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303,email@example.com www. redphonebooth.com A speakeasy experience featuring a classic craft cocktail & cigar program with light bites. Guests enter by securing a secret phone number. SkyLounge (The Glenn Hotel), 110 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-521-2250; sales-glennhotel@lvmgt. com www.glennsskylounge.com Offers cocktails & music while guests enjoy panoramic city views. STATS Brewpub, 300 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404885-1472; firstname.lastname@example.org www.statsatl.com Serves serious food in a serious sports bar downtown. Taco Mac (Metropolis), 933 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 678-904-7211; Fax: 678-904-7213; TMMetropolis@ tmacrestaurants.com www.tacomac.com Serves buffalo wings & more in a sports bar with over 150 beers. Taco Mac (Virginia Highland), 1006 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-6529; Fax: 404-873-7339; TMVirginiaHighlands@tmacrestaurants.com www.tacomac. com Serves buffalo wings & more in a sports bar with over 150 beers. The Garden at Community Smith, 866 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308; 678-412-2400; Fax: 678-412-2401; www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/ atlbd-renaissance-atlanta-midtown-hotel Enjoy appetizers & cocktails in a casual atmosphere under the stars. Trader Vic’s (Hilton Atlanta), 255 Courtland St. NE, Inside the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-221-6339; malik. email@example.com www.tradervicsatl.com Indulge in a Taste of the Tropics at Trader Vic’s Atlanta Twenty-Two Storys (Hyatt Regency Atlanta), 265 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-577-1234; 22Storys@hyatt.com atlantaregency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/ entertainment/lounges/index.jsp #39203201 Features 22 beers, 22 wines & 22 food items in the Hyatt bar.
Blind Willie’s Blues Club, 828 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-2583; firstname.lastname@example.org www. blindwilliesblues.com Oldest blues club in Atlanta. National artists & local talent backed by The Shadows house band. Booze, Blues & Cajun Food! Fellaship, 110 Centennial Olympic Park, Suite 102-104, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-254-4970; cjnewton@fellashipatl. com https://fellashipatl.com/ Fellaship is an exclusive intimate lounge and restaurant experience. Fellaship is an experience where class and audaciousness collide. Havana Club, 3112 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404941-4827; email@example.com www.havanaclubatl. com Voted Atlanta’s Best Night Club with 3 distinct rooms and 9 bars. Opera Atlanta, 1150B Peachtree St., (Entrance on Crescent Ave.), Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-874-3006; lexy. firstname.lastname@example.org www.OperaAtlanta.com Opera Nightclub is the ultimate Atlanta Nightclub destination with three very unique environments and the largest high energy dance floor.
COMEDY Atlanta Magic Theater, 267 Marietta St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 925-984-6504; email@example.com www. atlantamagictheater.com An evening of world class magic and clean comedy with Atlanta Magician Peter Morrison! Every Friday at 8:30 and Saturday at 6:30pm & 9:30pm Dad’s Garage Theatre Company, 569 Ezzard St., Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-523-3141; jon@dadsgarage. com www.dadsgarage.com The cornerstone of Atlanta’s improvisational comedy scene.
ENTERTAINMENT FOR MATURE AUDIENCES Cheetah, The, 887 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404892-3037; firstname.lastname@example.org www.thecheetah. com Serves as the Atlanta gentlemen’s club landmark in Midtown. Casual and fine dining late night, full liquor bar, and cigar friendly.
FESTIVALS Atlanta Beer Festivals, 680 Dallas St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-889-2113; email@example.com www. atlantabeerfestivals.com Atlanta Beer Festivals hosts fun events throughout the year around the city, including wine and food fests. Visit our website for more info. Atlanta Celebrates Photography, 675 Drewry St. NE, Studio 4, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-634-8664; amy@acpinfo. org www.acpinfo.org Through an October festival and more, ACP supports the photography scene. Atlanta Film Society, 25 Park Place, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-352-4225; firstname.lastname@example.org www. atlantafilmsociety.org One of the largest in the U.S. with hundreds of films shown annually in March.
RESTAURANTS Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, 1800 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 830, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-528-2614; Fax: 404806-2348; email@example.com www.ajff.org International and independent films from around the world.
Fandangles Restaurant & Bar, 165 Courtland St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-6500; firstname.lastname@example.org http:// www.atlantafandangles.com/ Newly remodeled dining room overlooking our Garden Courtyard.
BronzeLens Film Festival, 265 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30336; 404-538-6333; email@example.com http:// bronzelens.com/ Highlights Atlanta as a center for film & film production for people of color.
Fellaship, 110 Centennial Olympic Park, Suite 102-104, Atlanta, Ga, 30313; 404-254-4970; cjnewton@fellashipatl. com https://fellashipatl.com/ Fellaship is an exclusive intimate lounge and restaurant experience. Fellaship is an experience where class and audaciousness collide
Taste of Atlanta, Historic Fourth Ward Park, 680 Dallas St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-875-4434; Fax: 404-5744444; www.tasteofatlanta.com Taste of Atlanta is the city’s award-winning food, craft beer, wine and spirits festival showcasing the local restaurant scene.
LIVE MUSIC VENUES Blind Willie’s Blues Club, 828 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-2583; firstname.lastname@example.org www. blindwilliesblues.com Oldest blues club in Atlanta. National artists & local talent backed by The Shadows house band. Booze, Blues & Cajun Food! Center Stage Theater, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-885-1365; email@example.com www.centerstage-atlanta.com An icon in Atlanta’s music & performing arts community with 3 music spaces. City Winery - Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Suite S201, Atlanta, GA 30308; 678-399-7032; firstname.lastname@example.org www.citywinery.com/atlanta/ Combining music, wine, and food, we offer intimate live concerts, fine dining, and wine tastings. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-916-2800; Fax: 770-9162820; email@example.com www.cobbenergycentre. com Home for concerts, Broadway, Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30339; 470-351-3864; kellywestmoreland@livenation. com www.thecocacolaroxy.com The Coca-Cola Roxy is the newest incredible 25,000 square foot capacity venue in The Battery Atlanta. It’s the perfect location to host your corporate event, private concert, reception or business meeting. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-881-2011; firstname.lastname@example.org www. foxtheatre.org 1920s movie palace hosting Broadway plays, events, performances & tours. Opera Atlanta, 1150B Peachtree St., (Entrance on Crescent Ave.), Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-874-3006; lexy. email@example.com www.OperaAtlanta.com Opera Nightclub is the ultimate Atlanta Nightclub destination with three very unique environments and the largest high energy dance floor.
Glenn’s Kitchen (Glenn Hotel), Glenn Hotel (Marriott Autograph Collection), 110 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-469-0700; www.glennskitchenatl.com Offers American comfort food with southern flair & sophisticated ambiance. Hard Rock Cafe, 215 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-688-7625; firstname.lastname@example.org www.hardrock. com/atlanta Legendary downtown restaurant with amazing food and cocktails. High Velocity (Atlanta Marriott Marquis), 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-586-6174; www. highvelocityatlanta.com Takes sports bars to a new level with 24 beer varieties, 21 plasma TVs & more. Hudson Grille - Downtown, 120 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-221-0102; Fax: 404-221-0144; email@example.com www.hudsongrille. com Features 50 draft beers, signature wings, awardwinning burgers, craft cocktails, huge patio, EVERY game, UFC, and friendly staff. Market Cafe (Inside AmericasMart), 250 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-220-2268; www.aramarkcafe.com/ americasmart The menu includes sandwiches and salads, soups and outstanding entrees. Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery, 320 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-525-4400; events@ maxlagers.com www.maxlagers.com Wood-fired cuisine, craft cocktails & the finest beer in the South. Metro Cafe Diner, 229 Peachtree St., Suite B-17, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-577-1420; firstname.lastname@example.org www.metrocafediner.com Offers a huge variety, from triple decker sandwiches to burgers & cakes, 24-hours. Park Bar, 150 Walton St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-5240444, email@example.com www.ParkbarAtlanta. com Park Bar is known by locals for its great food, fine bourbon & craft beer. Polaris (Hyatt Regency Atlanta), 265 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-460-6425; www.hyatt.com/ corporate/restaurants/Polaris/en/Polaris.html?src=vanity_ polarisatlanta.com Iconic blue-domed destination serves cocktails & plates with amazing views.
Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404577-4855; KarynKotler@LiveNation.com specialevents. livenation.com/venue/the-tabernacle-atlanta-ga Hosts private events and concerts in a renovated Church. Offering full-service event production and state-of-the-art lighting and sound.
Prime Meridian Restaurant at Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404818-4450; https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/atlanta-cnncenter/dining/prime-meridian Enjoy international cuisine in an open kitchen atmosphere.
Sear (Atlanta Marriott Marquis), 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-586-6134; www.searatlanta. com/ Serves sophisticated fire-inspired steaks, seafood & desserts.
Big Kahuna, 303 Peachtree Center Ave., Suite PCA-01, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-644-0909; rkaba@bigkahunaatl. com www.bigkahunaatl.com Relax at the beach away from the beach for lunch, dinner and late night. Braves All Star Grill, 200 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-476-3700; catering@BravesGrill.com www. bravesgrill.com Atlanta’s only gourmet sports bar. Collage, The (Sheraton Atlanta Hotel), 165 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-6500; www. sheratonatlantahotel.com/Dining Casual dining at its best with lunch, dinner & spectacular breakfast buffet. Dantanna’s Downtown, CNN Center, 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-522-8873; firstname.lastname@example.org www.dantannas.com Combines culinary excellence with sports entertainment. Drafting Table, 230 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-523-4004; email@example.com https://www. thedraftingtableatl.com/ Sleek hotel eatery featuring creative food and cocktails.
Social Table (Georgia World Congress Center), 285 International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-223-4539; Features fine cuisine & wines from around the world. STATS Brewpub, 300 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-885-1472; firstname.lastname@example.org www.statsatl.com Serves serious food in a serious sports bar downtown. Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar and View (Westin Peachtree Plaza), The Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303-1745; 404-589-7506; peach-sundial@ westin.com www.sundialrestaurant.com Enjoy farm-totable, seasonal cuisine with panoramic city views Ted’s Montana Grill, 133 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-521-9796; Fax: 404-233-6717; www. tedsmontanagrill.com Serves fresh, made-from-scratch classic American comfort food. Terrace, The (Ellis Hotel), 176 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-523-5155; email@example.com Provides upscale Southern cocktails overlooking Peachtree Street.
The Cloakroom (The American a Doubletree by Hilton), 160 Ted Turner Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-6886000; firstname.lastname@example.org www.cloakroomkitchenandbar. com Sit back and indulge in classic craft cocktails and elevated bar bites with images of the Rat Pack and celebs of the day adorning the walls. Dig into Southern inspired entrees, that even a secret agent would have to recommend. Frank Sinatra may be crooning softly in the background, it’s a place you won’t want to leave. Thrive Restaurant, 101 Marietta St. NW, Corner of Ted Turner Dr., & Marietta, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-389-1000; Events@ThriveAtl.com www.thriveatl.com Serves food from around the world in an upscale casual space. W Kitchen, W Atlanta-Downtown, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-577-7601; https://www.marriott. com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/atlhw-w-atlantadowntown/ Indulge in regional Southern fare with a fresh twist. Featuring refined, comfort food and classic dishes.
ASIAN Pacific Rim Bistro, 303 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-893-0018; Fax: 404-893-0020; info@ pacificrimbistro.com www.pacificrimbistro.com Features a Pan Asian menu with the foods and flavors of the entire continent.
BARBECUE Smoke Ring, 309 NE, lson St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-228-6377; email@example.com www. smokeringatlanta.com Smoke Ring is an innovative BBQ joint set in Castleberry Hill next to the Mercedes-Benz stadium serving southern-inspired food & drink! Twin Smokers BBQ, 300 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-698-4707; firstname.lastname@example.org www. twinsmokersbbq.com Features regionally-inspired BBQ with beef smoked over Texas Mesquite and Post Oak.
BREW PUBS Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery, 320 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-525-4400; events@ maxlagers.com www.maxlagers.com Taste the flavors of Georgia’s oldest brewery restaurant.
CASUAL DINING Market Cafe (Inside AmericasMart), 250 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-220-2268; www.aramarkcafe.com/ americasmart The menu includes sandwiches and salads, soups and outstanding entrees. Southern Elements (Hilton Atlanta), 255 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-2000; danne.delano@ hilton.com www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/georgia/hiltonatlanta-ATLAHHH/dining/index.html Chic & Contemporary Surroundings. Southern Cuisine with a Twist.
COFFEE & BREAKFAST Market, The (Hyatt Regency Atlanta), 265 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-577-1234; Downtown Atlanta’s only 24-hour coffee shop to satisfy your food and beverage needs. Sweet Auburn Bread Company, 234 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-221-1157; eat@sweetauburnbread. com www.sweetauburnbread.com Home of the world famous Sweet Potato Cheesecake! Featured on Food Network’s “$40 A Day” and “Road Tasted”. Wheelies Tiny Donuts, 50 Lower Alabama St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-695-0409; email@example.com www. wheeliesdonuts.com The tiniest, freshest, handmade-toorder donuts in Atlanta, Wheelies seeks to feed the hearts and bellies of hard workers everywhere.
CONTINENTAL Nikolai’s Roof (Hilton Atlanta), 255 Courtland St. NE, Inside the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-2216362; Fax: 404-221-6811; firstname.lastname@example.org www. nikolaisroof.com Elegant Surroundings. Spectacular Views & Attentive Service.
DELICATESSEN Marketplace, The (Hilton Atlanta), 255 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-2000; Deli with a difference Dine in or take out. Open 24 hours.
DINNER THEATRE Agatha’s -- A Taste of Mystery, 161 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-480-5233; Fax: 404-5842233; email@example.com www.agathas.com Enjoy a fivecourse, interactive murder mystery dinner theater show.
RESTAURANTS FOOD HALL Hub at Peachtree Center, The, 231 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-654-1296; firstname.lastname@example.org www. peachtreecenter.com Come explore more than 50 shops, restaurants & services in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, including Chick-fil-A, Moe’s, Naturalizer, Caribou Coffee, a 24-hour CVS & more! Located On Peachtree St. (directly across from AmericasMart) and easily accessible via an onsite Peachtree Center MARTA station. Visit our web site for directions, hours & additional information. Municipal Market Company, 209 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-659-1665; admin@thecurbmarket. com https://municipalmarketatl.com/ Houses individual restaurants, produce/meat merchants & shops.
Pittypat’s Porch Restaurant, 25 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-626-5442; email@example.com www.pittypatsrestaurant. com Delighting guests with Southern Hospitality and Menu since 1967.
Einstein’s, 1077 Juniper St., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-8767925; firstname.lastname@example.org www.einsteinsatlanta. com Named one of OpenTable.com’s “Best 100 Brunches in America!” Einstein’s features an award-winning patio, unique group and private dining.
Restaurant 10, 10 Northside Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314; 404331-9977; email@example.com www.restaurant10atl. com Welcome to Restaurant 10, a brand new, modern restaurant and bar located steps away from Mercedes Benz Stadium. We serve upscale southern cuisine, soul food, and bbq restaurant.
Hudson Grille - Midtown, 942 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-892-0892; hudsongrillemidtown@metrocafes. com www.hudsongrille.com Features 50 draft beers, signature wings, award-winning burgers, craft cocktails, covered patio, EVERY game, UFC, and friendly staff.
AG, 181 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-2216550; http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/georgia/atlanta/ dining/ag Serving a Southern-inspired menu of grilled steaks, chops and seafood.
Der Biergarten, 300 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-521-2728; firstname.lastname@example.org www. derbiergarten.com Enjoy a beer garden and authentic German fare in a festive atmosphere.
Gus’s Fried Chicken, 231 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-996-2837; www.gusfriedchicken.com/ atl Diners enjoy delicious meals while surrounded with oldschool, blues infused scenery.
Paschal’s Restaurant, 180-B Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-525-2023; Fax: 404-525-3066; www. Paschalsatlanta.com Since 1947, we’ve offered southern eats like fried chicken & peach cobbler.
Meehan’s Public House, 200 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-214-9821; email@example.com www. meehansdowntown.com Provides diners with a perfect haunt to enjoy a cold pint & an excellent meal.
MEDITERRANEAN Truva, 60 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, Atlanta, Ga, 30303; 404-577-8788; Fax: 404-577-8756; info@ truvaatlanta.com www.truvaatlanta.com Serves Turkish fare with entertainment & authentic belly dancers.
MEXICAN Alma Cocina, 191 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-968-9662; firstname.lastname@example.org www.alma-atlanta. com Contemporary Mexican cuisine with regional influences & Latin cocktails. Dos Bocas, 275 Baker St., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-7048078; email@example.com www.dosbocas.com Authentic cajun and Tex Max flavor overlooking Centennial Olympic Park. Available for private parties up to 300. No Mas! Cantina, 180 Walker St. SW, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-574-5678; info@NoMasCantina.com www.NoMasCantina.com SHOP + DINE at “The Best of Mexico”. Savor the essence of Mexico with Artisan Market shopping & authentic recipes at the Cantina.
Pittypat’s Porch Restaurant, 25 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-626-5442; firstname.lastname@example.org www.pittypatsrestaurant. com Delighting guests with Southern Hospitality and Menu since 1967. Rosie’s Cafe, 49 Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-331-7703; email@example.com www. rosiescoffeecafe.com Rosie’s Cafe and Bar is a locally owned and operated family business. Located steps away from the Mercedez Benz Stadium. At this convenient eatery, you’ll find a menu filled with handcrafted daily shrimp and grits, to famous chicken and waffles. Sway (Hyatt Regency Atlanta), 265 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-577-1234; atlantaregency.hyatt. com/en/hotel/dining/SwayRestaurantAtlanta.html Features fresh, local Southern fare & a seasonal nightly pie bar. Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, 200 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-230-5853; Fax: 404-835-8501; info@ sweetgeorgiasjukejoint.com www.sweetgeorgiasjukejoint. com Southern charm, cuisine & moonshine in an uptown downtown venue. Come and feel the vibe. Different local bands perform nightly.
Tin Lizzy’s Cantina-Downtown Atlanta, 26 Andrew Young Int’l Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 678-852-4169; kdyches@ tinlizzyscantina.com www.tinlizzyscantina.com Tin Lizzy’s Cantina is your home for delicious Flex-Mex cuisine, awardwinning margaritas, and live music! Come join in on the fun!
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, 270 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-524-7200; events@ whiteoakkitchen.com www.whiteoakkitchen.com Locally sourced, seasonally inspired, award-winning wine list.
Amalfi Pizza, 17 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-228-7528; info@amalfipizzaatl. com www.amalfipizzaatl.com Open daily for lunch & dinner, Amalfi Pizza serves creative appetizers, fresh salads, Neapolitan-style pizzas, pasta dishes, and desserts. Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria, 300 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-974-2941; firstname.lastname@example.org www.maxsatl. com Atlanta’s home for classic New York-style pizza madeto-order.
POLYNESIAN Trader Vic’s (Hilton Atlanta), 255 Courtland St. NE, Inside the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-221-6339; malik. email@example.com www.tradervicsatl.com Indulge in a Taste of the Tropics at Trader Vic’s Atlanta
SEAFOOD McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks Restaurant (CNN Center), One CNN Center, 190 Marietta St., Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-521-1236; Fax: 404-5211237; firstname.lastname@example.org www.mccormickandschmicks. com Fresh seasonal fish and seafood brought in daily. Ray’s in the City, 240 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-524-9224; Fax: 404-524-9229; www.raysrestaurants. com/raysinthecity Serves fresh seafood, steaks & sushi downtown with live jazz.
SOUL FOOD Paschal’s Restaurant, 180-B Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-525-2023; Fax: 404-525-3066; www. Paschalsatlanta.com Since 1947, we’ve offered southern eats like fried chicken & peach cobbler.
Cuts Steakhouse, 60 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, Atlanta, Ga, 30303; 404-525-3399; muzo.saritas@ cutsatlanta.com www.cutsatlanta.com Serves upscalecasual Southern-style food w/a sports bar option. Morton’s The Steakhouse/Downtown, 303 Peachtree Center Ave., SunTrust Plaza, Atlanta, Ga, 30308; 404577-4366; Fax: 404-577-4687; www.mortons.com/ atlanta Ponder the possibilities of a relaxed atmosphere & a great USDA Prime steak. ROOM at Twelve, 400 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-418-1250; Fax: 404-418-1251; ckelly@ twelvehotels.com www.roomattwelve.com Serves drinks, steaks & sushi at TWELVE Hotel in Centennial Park. Ruth’s Chris Steak House/Centennial Park, 267 Marietta St., at the Embassy Suites, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-2236500; email@example.com www.ruthschris.net Serves American steakhouse fare with New Orleans flair downtown.
City Tap House, 848 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-822-4236; firstname.lastname@example.org www.citytap. com City Tap offers a huge selection of taps, exceptional regional cuisine and event space for intimate to large meetings and events. City Winery - Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Suite S201, Atlanta, GA 30308; 678-399-7032; email@example.com www.citywinery.com/atlanta/ Combining music, wine, and food, we offer intimate live concerts, private dining, winery tours and wine tastings and events.
Joe’s on Juniper, 1049 Juniper St., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-875-6634; firstname.lastname@example.org www. joesonjuniper.com Winner of David’s Magazine’s “Best Patio,” “Best Bar Food” and “most attractive waitstaff!” Joe’s offers great food and stiff drinks! Livingston Restaurant, 659 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-897-5000; www.livingstonatlanta.com Located across from The Fox Theatre. Open for breakfast & dinner 7 days a week, brunch on the weekend. Marlow’s Tavern (Plaza Midtown), 950 West Peachtree St., Suite 215, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-815-0323; email@example.com www.marlowstavern.com Best of the Best American Tavern Fare Publik Draft House, 654 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-885-7505; firstname.lastname@example.org www. publikatl.com Comfortable, mouthwatering pub fare is served with boutique beers. Table 1280, 485 Bishop St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-897-1280; Fax: 856-722-6708; andrea.witta@ woodruffcenter.org www.table1280.com Serves gourmet farm-to-fork cuisine in the Woodruff Arts Center. Taco Mac (Metropolis), 933 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 678-904-7211; Fax: 678-904-7213; TMMetropolis@ tmacrestaurants.com www.tacomac.com Serves buffalo wings & more in a sports bar with over 150 beers. Whiskey Bird, 1409 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-600-5797; email@example.com www. eatwhiskeybird.com New American cuisine with Asian influence and classic cocktails. Quaint neighborhood with easy parking. Private dining room available.
BARBECUE DAS BBQ, 1203 Collier Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404850-7373; firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.dasbbq. com/ DAS BBQ is locally and nationally awarded barbecue restaurant in West Midtown, Atlanta. We offer authentically slow barrel-smoked meats and fresh sides every day. No freezers, no fryers. 5 Vegetarian options at all times, 95% gluten-free menu.
CASUAL DINING The Varsity, 61 North Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-8811706; Fax: 404-874-3989; terrybrookshire@thevarsity. com www.thevarsity.com Serves as an Atlanta institution, offering fresh hot dogs & more.
CONTINENTAL Park 75 Restaurant (Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta), 7th 14th St., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-881-9898; www.fourseasons. com/atlanta/dining/restaurants/park_75 Serving American cuisine with a continental flair in opulent surroundings.
IRISH PUB Rí Rá Irish Pub, 1080 Peachtree St., Suite 1, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-477-1700; email@example.com www.rira.com/ atlanta Rí Rá Irish Pub, located in Midtown, epitomizes a true Irish pub experience. Constructed from a pub restored in Ireland then shipped to Atlanta, the location offers an impressive line-up of live music, a comprehensive drink list, and fare that defies pub standards. Rí Rá also offers private spaces for groups ranging from 20 up to 300 people.
ITALIAN Allora, 361 17th St., Atlanta, GA 30363; 404-961-7370, firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.alloraatl.com/ Allora entices with irresistible aromas and a warm, intimate environment. Baraonda Ristorante Italiano, 710 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-879-9962; baraonda1@gmail. com www.baraondaatlanta.com One of Midtown’s first restaurant, serving Italian fare for 15 years.
MEDITERRANEAN Ecco Midtown, 40 7th St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-3479555; email@example.com www.midtowNEcco-atlanta. com Seasonal European Mediterranean restaurant with a bustling bar scene.
RESTAURANTS PIZZA Nancy’s Pizza Midtown Atlanta, 265 Ponce De Leon Ave. NW, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-881-0111; Fax: 404-885-1174; berniecoaxum@nancyschicagopizzeria. com www.nancyspizza.com Experience Nancy’s, the original inventors of the stuffed pizza. Our Midtown Atlanta menu features appetizers, sandwiches, signature salads, traditional thin crust pizza, super thin crust pizza, and desserts, as well as our famous Chicago deep dish pizza. We offer dine-in, pick up, delivery and catering options.
SEAFOOD Lure, 1106 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-8173650; firstname.lastname@example.org lure-atlanta.com Lure presents Atlanta’s freshest fish with global coastal traditions. Oceanaire Seafood Room, The, 1100 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-475-2277; OAATEvents@ldry. com www.theoceanaire.com The Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy the freshest seafood flown in daily from around the world. The Optimist, 914 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA 30318; 404477-6260; http://theoptimistrestaurant.com/ A seaside fish camp experience for landlocked Atlantans.
SOUTHERN Mary Mac’s Tea Room, 224 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-876-1800; Fax: 404-881-6003; email@example.com www.marymacs.com Serves authentic, made from scratch Southern fare & hospitality since 1945. Rowdy Tiger, 866 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308; 678-412-2402; Fax: 678-412-2401; daNWhitaker@ communitysmithatl.com https://www.rowdytigeratlanta. com Approachable, modernist cuisine comes to life with Southern influences. Saltwood Charcuterie & Bar (Loews Atlanta Hotel), 1065 Peachtree St. NE, At Loews Hotel, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404745-5745; Fax: 404-745-5606; firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.saltwoodatlanta.com/ Named for its emphasis on salted, cured meats and classically rustic presentation on wood blocks, this casual eatery features a charcuterie station that serves as the restaurant’s centerpiece. Diners can pull up bar stools to sample house-made and locallysourced items and sip on handcrafted cocktails and local microbrews while watching the restaurant’s charcuterie chef hand-carve meats and assemble charcuterie plates. South City Kitchen Midtown, 1144 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-873-7358; southcitykitchen@ fifthgroup.com http://midtown.southcitykitchen. com/ Serves contemporary Southern cuisine with a sophisticated twist.
STEAKHOUSE STK Atlanta, 1075 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-793-0144; www.stkhouse.com Provides a feminine twist to the traditional steakhouse.
TAPAS Bulla Gastrobar, 60 11th St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404900-6926; email@example.com www.bullagastrobar. com With tantalizing tapas, new house specialties every week, hand-crafted cocktails, and an impressive wine list, Bulla is where you go to indulge in a celebration of good taste. Cooks & Soldiers, 691 14th St. NW, Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-996-2623; firstname.lastname@example.org www. cooksandsoldiers.com Host your special events, group dinners and treat your guests to critically acclaimed upscale Basque cuisine and drinks.
Aria Restaurant, 490 E. Paces Ferry Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-233-7673; Fax: 404-262-5208; info@aria-atl. com www.aria-atl.com Sophisticated Aria serves “slow” food, seafood and celebrated desserts. Astor Court - St. Regis Hotel, 88 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-563-7968; miller.jackson@stregis. com www.stregisatlanta.com/Astor-Court Indulge in a menu of healthy selections, traditional favorites & libations. Atlas Restaurant, 88 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-600-6471; www.atlasrestaurant. com Celebrates the very best in seasonal American cuisine combined with European influences with a focus on curating fresh ingredients from local farms.
Buckhead Diner, 3073 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-3336; Fax: 404-262-3593; mbaker@ buckheadrestaurants.com www.buckheadrestaurants.com/ buckhead-diner Americana inventive menu items give this Atlanta icon a flair all its own. Café & Bar, The (Waldorf Astoria Atlanta), 3376 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-995-7545; Fax: 404-995-7501; email@example.com https://waldorfastoria3.hilton. com/en/hotels/georgia/waldorf-astoria-atlanta-buckheadATLWAWA/amenities/restaurants.html Modern American cuisine with a flavorful array of locally sourced ingredients. King + Duke, 3060 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404477-3500; www.kinganddukeatl.com Named one of the best restaurants of the year by GQ and Esquire, King+Duke is located in the heart of Buckhead. kinganddukeatl.com Tavern at Phipps, The, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-814-9640; firstname.lastname@example.org www. tavernatphipps.rest The Tavern at Phipps, in Buckhead, is famous for their cocktails, lively atmosphere and classic American fare such as their trademark chips. Twin Peaks Buckhead, 3365 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-961-8946; buckhead@twinpeaksrestaurant. com www.twinpeaksrestaurant.com Offers comfort food served by Twin Peaks Girls in a sports lodge. Yes Chef Culinary Events, 4969 Roswell Rd., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30342; 404-345-9610; info@yeschefatlanta. com http://www.yeschefatlanta.com/ Hal’s Kitchen offers premier hands-on culinary events, specializing in corporate team building and private events. Our industrial-chic space is conveniently located inside the perimeter.
COFFEE & BREAKFAST Corner Cafe & Buckhead Bread Company, 3070 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-240-1978; www.buckheadrestaurants.com/corner-cafe Full-service European-style bakery serving coffee, breakfast & lunch
CONTINENTAL Cassis Restaurant (Grand Hyatt Atlanta), 3300 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-237-1234; grandatlanta. hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/cassis.html Inventive restaurant features wonderful food, service & eclectic wine. Ecco Buckhead, 3586 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-347-9558; email@example.com http://buckhead.ecco-atlanta.com/ Ecco Buckhead brings Atlanta’s favorite European cuisine and cosmopolitan flair to a new neighborhood. We serve inspired, locally-sourced small plater and entree alongside an award-winning wine list in a stylish atmosphere.
FRENCH Anis Cafe and Bistro, 2974 Grandview Ave., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-233-9889; Fax: 404-233-4894; info@anisbistro. com www.anisbistro.com Comprised of a menu deeply rooted in the flavors of the French Mediterranean. Bistro Niko, 3344 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-261-6456; firstname.lastname@example.org www. buckheadrestaurants.com/bistro-niko Offers awardwinning French cuisine, wine, beer & cocktails.
GREEK Kyma, 3085 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-0702; email@example.com https:// buckheadrestaurants.com/restaurant/kyma/ A modern take on Mediterranean and Greek cuisine.
ITALIAN KR SteakBar, 349 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE, Suite D2, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-841-8820; firstname.lastname@example.org www.krsteakbar.com KR SteakBar is an Itallian Steakhouse and is the newest restaurant by Rathbun’s Restaurants. Maggiano’s Little Italy - Buckhead, 3368 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-816-9650; Buckhead. Banquet@maggianos.com Little Italy restaurant serving old & new world southern Italian cuisine. Pricci, 500 Pharr Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404237-2941; email@example.com https:// buckheadrestaurants.com/restaurant/pricci/ Contemporary Italian restaurant embodying fun & stylish dining.
JAPANESE Nakato Japanese Restaurant, 1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-873-6582; Fax: 404-8747897; firstname.lastname@example.org nakatorestaurant. com Nakato, Atlanta’s oldest and most authentic Japanese restaurant! Private authentic Tatami Tea Rooms, Sushi Bar, traditional dining room and entertaining Hibachi!
MEDITERRANEAN St. Cecilia, 3455 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-554-9995; stceciliaatl.com Located in Buckhead’s Pinnacle Building, the cuisine of St. Cecilia is inspired by the coastlines of Italy, Spain, and France.
SEAFOOD Atlanta Fish Market, 265 Pharr Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-3165; email@example.com www. buckheadrestaurants.com/atlanta-fish-market Serving the Southeast’s widest selection of fresh seafood. Louisiana Bistreaux, 3312 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-941-9545; www.louisianabistreaux.com At Louisiana Bistreaux, we focus on bringing you the wonderful cuisine of Louisiana in a casual setting. Our menu includes fresh seafood, steaks, gumbos, Jambalaya, Etouffees, and much more. Take a look.
SOUTHERN Local Three, 3290 Northside Pkwy. NW, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30327; 404-968-2700; firstname.lastname@example.org www.localthree.com Offering a variety of private dining areas, Local Three accommodates guest from 10-200 in casual or formal settings. Our seasoned chef’s and pastry kitchen deliver exceptional culinary experiences tailored to your guest. South City Kitchen Buckhead, 3350 Peachtree Rd., Suite 175, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-815-6677; info@fifthgroup. com http://buckhead.southcitykitchen.com/ Head to the heart of Buckhead for southern cuisine that’s never stuffy and always satisfying. Swan Coach House Restaurant, Gift Shop & Gallery, The, 3130 Slaton Dr. NW, Atlanta, Ga, 30305; 404261-0636; email@example.com www. swancoachhouse.com One of Atlanta’s most unique tea rooms, gift shops and art galleries. The Southern Gentleman, 3035 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite A208, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-939-9845; firstname.lastname@example.org www.thesoutherngentlemanatl.com Southern-inspired gastropub with a modern take on traditional dishes.
STEAKHOUSE American Cut & Regent Cocktail Club, 3035 Peachtree Rd., Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30305; 770-415-9766; email@example.com www.americancutrestaurants. com Located at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta, we offer a unique dining experience, where guests can enjoy a more upscale and decadent dining experience Capital Grille, The (The Capital Building), 255 East Paces Ferry NE, 8th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-1162; Fax: 404-262-1163; Atlanta@tcgdine.com www.thecapitalgrille. com The Capital Grille is a fine dining steakhouse. We feature hand-carved dry aged steaks, an award winning wine list, and the freshest seafood Chama Gaucha, 3365 Piedmont Rd. NE, #1350, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-842-0011; firstname.lastname@example.org www.chamagaucha.com As Atlanta’s top-rated Brazilian Steakhouse, Chama Gaucha is known for delicious prime steaks & exceptional service. Chops Lobster Bar, 70 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-262-2675; kbrown@buckheadrestaurants. com https://buckheadrestaurants.com/restaurant/chopslobster-bar-atl/ Exceptional service, fresh seafood & prime aged beef. Fogo de Chao Churrascaria, 3101 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-266-9988; Fax: 404-995-9983; email@example.com www.fogodechao.com Brazilian churrascaria with roasted meat carved tableside & gourmet salad. KR SteakBar, 349 Peachtree Hills Ave. NE, Suite D2, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-841-8820; firstname.lastname@example.org www.krsteakbar.com The newest Italian Steakhouse by Rathbun’s Restaurants. New York Prime Steakhouse, 3424 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-846-0644; GANGULO@ NEWYORKPRIME.REST www.newyorkprime.com New York Prime is a wildly popular Buckhead steakhouse with swift professional service, a classy supper club ambiance and USDA Prime steaks. Ruth’s Chris Steak House/Buckhead, 3285 Peachtree Rd. NE, at, Embassy Suites Buckhead, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404365-0660; email@example.com www.ruthschris.net Serves iconic American steakhouse fare with New Orleans flair.
Gypsy Kitchen, 3035 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite A209, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-939-9840; firstname.lastname@example.org www.gypsykitchenatl.com Spanish cuisine in small plates and delicious entrees.
The Brasserie at Bazati, 550 Somerset Terrace NE, Suite 102, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-795-8342; email@example.com www.bazatiatl.com The Brasserie, on the lower level of Bazati, offers guests a place to drink and dine that evokes the brasseries of 1920s Paris, where drinks, dining, and excellent service met with the energetic pulse of daily neighborhood life.
AIX, 956 Brady Ave. NW, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30318; 770-838-3507; firstname.lastname@example.org www.aixatl.com A Provencal-inspired, approachable, fine dining restaurant, creating one-of-a-kind dining experiences crafted by the culinary imagination of Chef Nick Leahy. Leahy approaches his dishes at AIX from a perspective that honors yet challenges tradition, often deconstructing, then reconstructing classic Provençal dishes.
Iberian Pig Buckhead, 3150 Roswell Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-994-4990; email@example.com www.theiberianpigatl.com The Iberian Pig is a modern Spanish tapas restaurant. As a fixture in Atlanta since 2009, we have grown a loyal following by delivering bold, flavorpacked dishes in a warm, convivial environment.
9 Mile Station, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 678-240-8942; firstname.lastname@example.org www.9milestation.com 9 Mile Station is an elevated beer garden, featuring a sleek indoor-outdoor space offering unobstructed views of Atlanta’s skylines. 9 Mile Station serves craft beers, classic cocktails, and delicious, sharable food.
Tiny Lou’s, 789 Ponce De Leon, Atlanta, GA 30306; 470-485-0085; email@example.com www.tinylous. com A swinging French-American brasserie, the menu of Tiny Lou’s is reminiscent of what one might cook for a lover. It’s restorative food: life-affirming, therapeutic, and good-tasting.
ITALIAN La Tavola Trattoria, 992 Virginia Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-5430; Fax: 404-873-5410; latavola@ fifthgroup.com latavolatrattoria.com A classic, cozy Italian trattoria with classic dishes and friendly service.
ITALIAN Donetto, 976 Brady Ave. NW, Suite 110, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-445-6867; firstname.lastname@example.org https:// www.donettoatlanta.com/ A Midtown staple, Donetto is a modern interpretation of Italy’s Tuscan region. Menu featuring Italian fare with an emphasis on hand made pastas, small plates, light entrees and pizza- Extensive wine list!
Rathbun’s, 112 Krog St. NE, Suite R, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-524-8280; email@example.com www. rathbunsrestaurant.com One of the hottest restaurants in the country.
Sotto Sotto, 313 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-523-6678; Fax: 404-880-0462; www. sottosottorestaurant.com Features authentic Italian food and wine in Inman Park.
Busy Bee Cafe, 810 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314; 404-525-9212; firstname.lastname@example.org www. thebusybeecafe.com This 70 year old diner has consistently enjoyed critical acclamation for some of the best Southern Cooking in the region.
Serpas True Food, 659 Auburn Ave., #501, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-0040; Fax: 404-924-6209; info@ serpasrestaurant.com www.serpasrestaurant.com Serves Southwestern & Asian-style food in an industrial setting.
Taco Mac (Virginia Highland), 1006 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-6529; Fax: 404-873-7339; TMVirginia Highlands@tmacrestaurants.com www.tacomac.com Serves buffalo wings & more in a sports bar with over 150 beers. TWO Urban Licks, 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-522-4622; email@example.com www. twourbanlicks.com Houses an immense wood-fire rotisserie & features live blues.
BARBECUE D.B.A Barbecue, 1190 N. Highland Ave. NE, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-249-5000; Fax: 404-249-5011; firstname.lastname@example.org www.dbabarbecue.com We are a full-service restaurant & catering company. We specialize in barbecue & southern cuisine, but we can customize almost anything. We cater to offices, weddings, and anything else.
Estrella at Bazati, 550 Somerset Terrace NE, Suite 102, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-795-8343; email@example.com www.bazatiatl.com Estrella ñ ìstarî in Spanish ñ evokes the classic style of 1950s Art Deco vibes of Miami and the modernity of present-day Yucatan, Mexico. An open-air bar, umbrella seating in the summer and cozy covered space in the wintertime with and a lush list of bubbly and classic Latin cocktails combine with a Latin American-inspired menu. Minero, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, #136, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-532-1580; firstname.lastname@example.org www. mineroatlanta.com Minero is a casual Mexican eatery located at Ponce City Market in Atlanta, GA. Minero offers a collection of affordable dishes inspired by the flavors and cultures of Mexico in a fun and lively environment. Original El Taco, The, 1186 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-4656; Fax: 404-873-4676; email@example.com www.eltaco-atlanta.com Lunch & dinner with Tex Mex flavor inspired by Mexico street markets.
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, 1238 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-577-4030; Fax: 404-577-4032; katherine@foxbrosbbq. com www.foxbrosbbq.com Consistently voted Atlanta’s favorite Bar-B-Q ’ come taste for yourself!
Superica, 99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 678-7911310; www.superica.com Enjoy endless chips and salsas and classic cheesy Tex-Mex inspired by Ford Fry’s own Texan roots.
Blind Willie’s Blues Club, 828 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 404-873-2583; firstname.lastname@example.org www. blindwilliesblues.com Oldest blues club in Atlanta. National artists & local talent backed by The Shadows house band. Booze, Blues & Cajun Food!
Kevin Rathbun Steak, 154 Krog St. NE, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-524-5600; Fax: 404-524-5666; info@ kevinrathbun.com www.kevinrathbunsteak.com/menu. html Selected by Travel + Leisure as one of the best steakhouses in the country.
Nowak’s, 1397 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306; 678-705-4231; email@example.com www. nowaksrestaurant.com Welcome to Nowak’s! Atlanta’s neighborhood steakhouse. Relax and enjoy a great meal served well. Join us for dinner or Sunday brunch buffet.
Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-574-1097; firstname.lastname@example.org http://www. krogstreetmarket.com/ Named one of the top food halls in the world, Krog Street Market is a top destination in Atlanta with highly curated and unique creations spanning both dining and retail.
COFFEE & BREAKFAST Dancing Goats Coffee Bar, 650 North Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-874-0370; email@example.com www. dancinggoats.com Visit us at the Ponce City Market, Atlanta’s foremost hub for shopping and dining. Serving espresso drinks and a collection of single origin coffees prepared at our manual brew bar.
FOOD HALL Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-574-1097; firstname.lastname@example.org http://www. krogstreetmarket.com/ Named one of the top food halls in the world, Krog Street Market is a top destination in Atlanta with highly curated and unique creations spanning both dining and retail. Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-900-7900; email@example.com www.poncecitymarket.com Located at the intersection of the Virginia Highland, Old Fourth Ward, Midtown, and Poncey-Highland neighborhoods, Ponce City Market is the epicenter for shopping, dining, and gather ing among local residents. The venue spans over two million feet. This historic building is home to retail stores, restaurants, offices, venues, and residence alike.
TAPAS Bar Mercado, 99-V Krog St., Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-4804866; firstname.lastname@example.org www.barmercadoatl. com Bar Mercado is a casual, multi-regional Spanish tapas restaurant and bar.
JCT. Kitchen and Bar, 1198 Howell Mill Rd., Suite 18, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-355-2252; www.jctkitchen. com Serves up classic Southern dishes and refined comfort food. Wild Heaven Beer, 1010 White St., Atlanta, GA 30310; 404-441-4836; email@example.com https:// wildheavenbeer.com/ A 22,000 square foot brewery, taproom, and event space with five bars and 12000 square feet of patio overlooking the beltline.
CASUAL DINING Chick-fil-A Vine City, 875 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-730-0199; Quincy.springs@ cfafranchisee.com https://www.chick-fil-a.com/Locations/ GA/Vine-City Our menu features food trays, boxed meals, desserts, and beverages. Fast, fresh, and friendly pickup or delivery. Meetings, family reunions, or parties, we cater to our guest needs!
Marcel, 1170 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-6654555; www.marcelatl.com A European-inspired steakhouse in Atlanta’s Westside Provisions District.
AMERICAN Garden Grille (Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport North), 3437 Bobby Brown Pkwy., East Point, GA 30344; 404-477-6600; Enjoy a full American breakfast, a casual dinner or perfectly mixed cocktail VOYA Bistro (Atlanta Airport Marriott), 4711 Best Rd., College Park, GA 30337; 404-766-7900; www.marriott. com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/atlap-atlantaairport-marriott VOYA Bistro, VOYA Sushi Bar, and VOYA Coffee & News.
MEDITERRANEAN Apron Restaurant & Overdrive Lounge, Two Porsche Dr., Atlanta, GA 30354; 470-466-3330; info@solis2porschedrive. com www.solis2porschedrive.com APRON features innovative seasonal dishes presenting an inspired take on Mediterranean cuisine. OVERDRIVE Lounge is a rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the Porsche Experience Center handling track and runways of the Atlanta Airport.
SOUTHERN Cecilia’s Southern Table (Westin Atlanta Airport), 4736 Best Rd., Atlanta, GA 30337; 404-762-7676; Fax: 404559-3996; firstname.lastname@example.org www. westin.com/atlantaairport Cecilia’s Southern Table offers contemporary Southern cuisine in a relaxed atrium style setting.
STEAKHOUSE Bentley’s Steakhouse (Atlanta Airport Marriott), 4711 Best Rd., College Park, GA 30337; 404-766-7900; www. bentleys-steakhouse.com/restaurant/hotels/hotelinformation/travel/atlap-atlanta-airport-marriott Savor fine steak, seafood or our nightly special with attentive service.
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, 1255 Roswell Rd., Marietta, GA 30062; 678-352-7673; rgano@andrettikarting. com www.andrettikarting.com 100,000 sq ft event & entertainment destination featuring heart-pounding attractions, scratch cuisine and expansive event spaces. Canoe, 4199 Paces Ferry Rd. SE, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770432-2663; email@example.com www.canoeatl.com Tucked away along the peaceful banks of the Chattahoochee River, yet conveniently located in the Atlanta community of Vinings lies one of the country’s most acclaimed restaurants. Balanced by both culinary expertise and natural aesthetics, Canoe offers a rich, flavorful experience for all your senses. One that has garnered numerous accolades, like being inducted into Nation’s Restaurant News 2005 Fine Dining Hall of Fame. Here, the river rolls past a tranquil waterfront that is enhanced by a natural, yet manicured landscape - offering colorful gardens, crisp white specialevent tents and meandering walkways that are the perfect spot for a before or after-dinner stroll.
RETAIL Live! at the Battery Atlanta, 825 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-447-1995; ccope@ liveatthebatteryatlanta.com liveatthebatteryatlanta. com Live! at the Battery Atlanta includes 30,000 sqft. of space, featuring 3 iconic concepts that extends into the Battery Plaza! Sports & Social, 825 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 640, Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-593-7365; events@liveatthebatteryatlanta. com liveatthebatteryatlanta.com Sports & Social is a one of kind sports bar, gaming parlor, and social lounge. The level space features a 30 foot LED HD screen making it the perfect destination for groups, professionals, and all with a competitive spirit.
BARBECUE Jim ’N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, 4574 South Cobb Dr. SE, Smyrna, GA 30082; 678-556-0011; firstname.lastname@example.org www.jimnnicks.com Jim ’N Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q is your go-to for a large serving of southern hospitality and delicious Bar-B-Q with all the trimmings! Call us for catering’s of 20 to 20,000 Terrapin Taproom, 755 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-494-1202; email@example.com www. terrapintaproom.com Beer, barbeque, and baseball are staples of the South. Terrapin Beer Company, Fox Bros BarB-Q, and the Atlanta Braves deliver them all at the Battery Atlanta adjacent to SunTrust Park.
IRISH PUB Meehan’s Vinings, 2810 Paces Ferry Rd. SE, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-433-1920; firstname.lastname@example.org http:// meehanspublichouse.com/location/vinings Located in the heart of Vinings, Meehan’s is a popular neighborhood pub. Our intimate location serves hearty, authentic food in a cozy, welcoming environment. Dine on our patio year round!
ITALIAN Maggiano’s Little Italy - Cumberland Mall, 1601 Cumberland Mall SE, #200, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-7991580; Fax: 770-799-1591; https://locations.maggianos. com/georgia/atlanta/1601-cumberland-mall-se/ Little Italy restaurant serving old & new world southern Italian cuisine.
Commons, The (Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort), 4021 Lakeview Dr., Stone Mountain, GA 30083; 770-465-3260; www.evergreenresort.com Pull up a chair and savor the local flavors from our delectable menu of Southern cuisine favorites.
Macy’s Lenox, Lenox Square: 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-231-2800; stephen.braun@macys. com www.visitmacysusa.com/atlanta Be sure to inquire about our MICE offerings, including custom events, private shopping, and trends presentations from our personal shoppers. Shopping discounts are available for your group on request.
Kimball House, 303 E. Howard Ave., Decatur, GA 30030; 404-378-3502; email@example.com http://www. kimball-house.com/ Bonanza! at Kimball House is a private dining and event space located inside Kimball House. Menus are completely customizable. AV for presentations, floral arrangements, decorating services, garden and game rental available as well. Marlow’s Tavern (Northlake), 4156 LaVista Rd., Tucker, GA 30084; 678-987-1197; Fax: 404-875-2724; marlows5@ metzcorp.com www.marlowstavern.com Best of the Best American Tavern Fare.
CONTINENTAL Waterside Restaurant (Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort), 4021 Lakeview Dr., Stone Mountain, GA 30086; 770-879-9900; https://www.marriott
Nitro Zone, 6344 Cash Ct. NW, Peachtree Corners, GA 30071; 470-636-3230; Kendall@nitrozone.com www. nitrozone.com Nitro Zone offers catering, bowling, arcade, super karts, and action zone with trampoline parks, bazooka ball and the world’s largest indoor Ninja Warrior course!
DINNER THEATRE Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Suite 517, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; 770-2250230; 1-888-935-6878 firstname.lastname@example.org www. medievaltimes.com Feast your eyes on a live tournament while you feast on a 4-course meal fit for royalty! Spanish horses, sword fights, jousting, and more!
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101 Steak, 3621 Vinings Slope, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770805-8855; Fax: 404-506-9113; kristen@101concepts. com www.101steakatl.com 101 Steak brings high-quality steaks and seafood, a raw bar and more than 100 wines by the glass, including over 50 reserve wines, to the Vinings neighborhood.
Farmhouse Restaurant, The, 10950 Hutcheson Ferry Rd., Palmetto, GA 30268; 770-463-2622; Fax: 770-463-2610; email@example.com www.serenbefarmhouse. com Southern gourmet food prepared with the freshest ingredients from Serenbe Farms, served from Marie Nygren’s historic farmhouse kitchen.
Joey D’s Oak Room, 1015 Crown Point Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30338; 770-512-7063; firstname.lastname@example.org www.joeydsoakroom.com Joey D’s is the ultimate Atlanta Perimeter power spot; best known for a mix of popular New Orleans and NYC dishes.
14th Street Antiques & Modern Home, 530 14th St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-325-4600; Fax: 404-325-4660; email@example.com www.14thstreetantiques. com Atlanta’s destination for fine antiques, designer furnishings, art, lighting and rugs.
Meehan’s Sandy Springs, 227 Sandy Springs Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30328; 404-843-8058; kristen@101concepts. com http://meehanspublichouse.com/location/sandysprings Located in the heart of Sandy Springs, Meehan’s offers live music, great food, and friendly service! Tons of outside seating. Visit our rooftop patio!
Scott Antique Markets, 3650 Jonesboro Rd. SE, Atlanta, GA 30354; 740-569-4112; Fax: 740-569-7595; info@ scottantiquemarket.com www.scottantiquemarket. com Shop for antiques in two massive climate-controlled buildings.
Decatur Visitors Center, 113 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030; 678-615-0915; Fax: 404-371-1593; Sherry. Jackman@decaturga.com www.visitdecaturgeorgia. com Decatur has 200 boutiques, galleries, services & restaurants in four miles.
Maggiano’s Little Italy - Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. Atlanta, GA 30346; 770-804-3313; firstname.lastname@example.org Little Italy restaurant serving old & new world southern Italian cuisine.
STEAKHOUSE Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 236 Perimeter Center Pkwy. NE, Dunwoody, GA 30346; 972-312-9115; email@example.com www.delfriscos.com Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is an ultra-premium steakhouse providing a distinguished dining experience with personalized service in a breathtaking atmosphere, offering bold, delicious far complimented by an expansive, award-winning wine list. Fogo De Chao - Dunwoody, 4671 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30346; 678-691-7268; dunwoody@ fogodechao.com www.fogo.com Authentic Brazilian Steakhouse that began more than 37 years ago in Brazil featuring fire-roasted meats carved tableside by gaucho chefs, gourmet Market Table, side dishes, and an awardwinning wine list.
APPAREL & BOUTIQUES
Duty Free Americas, 560 Atlanta South Pkwy., Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30349; 404-382-2866; pparis@ dutyfreeamericas.com www.dutyfreeamericas. com Located in terminals E & F with fragrance, sunglasses, leather & gift brands.
FLORISTS & BALLOONS Balloonacy, 1836 Georgian Terrace, Atlanta, GA 30341; 404-351-0538; firstname.lastname@example.org www. balloonacyatlanta.com Designs and provides balloon and floral design and décor. Balloons Over Atlanta, 1231 Collier Rd., Suite H, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-231-3090; email@example.com www. balloonsover.com Providing fresh and classy decor for any venue or event.
GIFTS & GIFT BASKETS Garrett Popcorn Shops, Lenox Square, Plaza Level 2, 3393 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30326; 888-476-7267; CustomerExperience@garrettbrands.com GarrettPopcorn. com Garrett Popcorn Shops proudly handcrafts each small batch fresh throughout the day using no preservatives, no gluten & only non-GMO kernels. Georgia Gifts and More, 5001 Lavista Rd., Suite A, Tucker, GA 30084; 404-241-1375; firstname.lastname@example.org www.georgiagiftsandmore.com Find Georgia and Atlanta gifts for reunions, meetings and special events. Grits Bits Georgia Gifts, 273 Eureka Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-2197; Fax: 404-841-9586; diane@gritsbits. com www.gritsbits.com Georgia-themed gifts, gift baskets, and goodies. Quick turnaround, free delivery on volume orders, plus custom hang tags and ribbon colors. Heidi’s Heavenly Cookies, 355 Curie Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005; 770-343-6534; deb@heidisheavenlycookies. com www.heidisheavenlycookies.com Sinfully delicious, handmade cookie gifts for events and more. Sensational Baskets, 2660 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Suite 212, Alpharetta, GA 30022; 770-587-5593; Fax: 678-990-7721; email@example.com www. sensationalbaskets.com Sends unique, Southern products to share Atlanta-style hospitality. Swan Coach House Restaurant, Gift Shop & Gallery, The, 3130 Slaton Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-0636; firstname.lastname@example.org www. swancoachhouse.com Our own Southern style- proceeds benefit visual arts in Atlanta.
HOME ACCESSORIES/FURNITURE No Mas! Hacienda, 180 Walker St. SW, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-215-9769; info@NoMasProductions. com www.nomasatlanta.com The Best of Mexico! SHOP+DINE ~ Artisan Market: gifts, silver jewelry, furniture, lighting, plus Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & Events.
LIQUOR & WINE/PACKAGE STORES Sol’s Liquor & Peach Package, 186 Courtland St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-523-0312; email@example.com Provides hospitality beverage needs in the convention district.
MALLS & SHOPPING CENTERS Atlantic Station, 1371 Market St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30363; 404-410-4010; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlanticstation.com Features an open-air, live-workplay area with restaurants & retailers. Greenbriar Mall, 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy. SW, Atlanta, GA 30331; 404-344-6611; Fax: 404-344-6631; email@example.com www.shopgreenbriar. com Offering over 75 retailers and services for the whole family.
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-733-4400; firstname.lastname@example.org www.high. org Boasts classic to contemporary art, special exhibitions and renowned architecture.
Hub at Peachtree Center, The, 231 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-654-1296; email@example.com www. peachtreecenter.com Explore over 50 shops, restaurants & services in Downtown Atlanta, including Chick-fil-A, Moe’s, Naturalizer, Caribou Coffee, CVS & more!
Swan Coach House Restaurant, Gift Shop & Gallery, The, 3130 Slaton Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-0636; firstname.lastname@example.org www. swancoachhouse.com Art Gallery nestled in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta.
Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, Simon Malls, 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-233-7575; Lindsey.email@example.com www.simon.com You’ll find legendary shopping at over 300 of the world’s finest retailers.
SPORTS Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-900-7900; firstname.lastname@example.org www.poncecitymarket.com Located at the intersection of the Virginia Highland, Old Fourth Ward, Midtown, and Poncey-Highland neighborhoods, Ponce City Market is the epicenter for shopping, dining, and gather ing among local residents. The venue spans over two million feet. This historic building is home to retail stores, restaurants, offices, venues, and residence alike. The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-939-9270; email@example.com http:// theshopsbuckheadatlanta.com/ A 6-block luxury shopping, dining, entertainment & residential district.
OFFICE SUPPLIES Geographics, 3450 Browns Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA 30354; 404-768-5805; Fax: 404-559-1645; jculin@geographicsinc. com www.geographicsinc.com Offers electronic prepress, complete bindery, finishing & fulfillment.
OUTLET MALLS North Georgia Premium Outlets, 800 Hwy., 400 South, Suite 695, Dawsonville, GA 30534; 706-216-3609; firstname.lastname@example.org www.premiumoutlets.com/ northgeorgia The area’s only upscale outlet center, located 45 miles north of Atlanta. Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta, The, 915 Ridgewalk Pkwy., Woodstock, GA 30188; 678-540-7040; atlantamkt@ horizongroup.com www.theoutletshoppesatatlanta. com Save 20-70% at nearly 100 famous name brand stores in an open air mall with lush surroundings and beautifully landscaped gardens
SPAS Spa at Barnsley Resort, The, 597 Barnsley Gardens Rd., Adairsville, GA 30103; 770-773-7480; Fax: 770-773-1779; email@example.com www.barnsleyresort.com Offers the finest in European body, beauty & therapeutic services. Spa at Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, The, 3376 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-995-7526; Moatlfirstname.lastname@example.org https://waldorfastoria3.hilton. com/en/hotels/georgia/waldorf-astoria-atlanta-buckheadATLWAWA/amenities/spa.html Rejuvenation sanctuary that embodies a blend of east and west.
WELLNESS & PERSONAL CARE InHouse Physicians, 1560 Wall St., Suite 335, Naperville, IL 60563; 630-584-2235; email@example.com www. inhousephysicians.com InHouse Physicians delivers concierge medical and wellness solutions for large meetings. Our onsite paramedic and physician services deliver a powerful risk management tool. Our restoration lounge optimizes your attendees mindset.
SPORTS COLLEGIATE SPORTS Celebration Bowl, 5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 350, Atlanta, GA 30342; 404-799-4915; firstname.lastname@example.org www.thecelebrationbowl.com The very first bowl game of the season highlighting Historically Black Colleges and Universities, owned and operated by ESPN Events. Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, 250 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-880-4800; info@cfbhall. com www.cfbhall.com Provides visitors with an immersive, interactive and engaging experience using a blend of historic artifacts and multimedia exhibits. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, 3284 Northside Pkwy. NW, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30327; 404-586-8500; Fax: 404-5868508; email@example.com www.chick-fil-apeachbowl. com The ninth-oldest bowl game in the country and one of the six elite bowls in the nation selected to host the College Football Playoff system. Georgia State University Athletics, 125 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-413-4022; firstname.lastname@example.org www. georgiastatesports.com Visit GeorgiaStateSports.com and join the Panther Family today! Georgia Tech Athletic Association, 150 Bobby Dodd Way NW, Atlanta, GA 30332; 404-894-5447; tickets@athletics. gatech.edu www.ramblinwreck.com Georgia Tech offers the finest in college sports entertainment.
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS Atlanta Braves, 755 Battery Ave., Atlanta, GA 30339; 404-614-1325; email@example.com http://braves.com/ groups Catch the excitement of Braves baseball at SunTrust Park, featuring 12 unique hospitality spaces to provide the ultimate game day experience Atlanta Dream - WNBA Franchise, 101 Marietta St. NW, Suite 3550, Atlanta, GA 30303; 877-977-7729; tickets@ atlantadream.net www.AtlantaDream.net The three-time WNBA Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream tips off its 2020 season in May to chase a WNBA title. Atlanta Falcons, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 35 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-223-8444; Fax: 404-2238088; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlantafalcons.com The NFL Atlanta Falcons start their season in September at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta Hawks, 1 State Farm Arena Dr., Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-878-3800; email@example.com www.Hawks. com The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club of the NBA. Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, GA 30228; 770-707-7904; amssales@atlantamotorspeedway. com www.atlantamotorspeedway.com Atlanta Motor Speedway sits on 887 acres of landscaped green space and serves as one of the South’s premier entertainment facilities, providing a one-of-a-kind experience for special events. Atlanta United FC, 861 Franklin Gateway, Marietta, GA 30067; 470-341-1262; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlutd. com Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season. Owned by Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. BB&T Atlanta Open, 264 19th St. NW, Suite 2220, Atlanta, GA 30363; 404-941-9202; email@example.com www.bbtatlantaopen.com BB&T Atlanta Open, July 21-29, 2018 Men’s Professional Tennis The TOUR Championship, 2584 Alston Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30317; 404-290-0167; firstname.lastname@example.org www.tourchampionship.com Hosts the PGA TOUR - TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club.
TRANSPORTATION AIRLINES Delta Air Lines, Inc., 1030 Delta Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30354; 404-715-2600; www.delta.com With a leading global network, Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier flights to 357 destinations in 67 countries on six continents.
AIRPORTS Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, P.O. Box 20509, Atlanta, GA 30320; 404-530-6600; Fax: 404530-6635; www.atlanta-airport.com The world’s busiest airport serves as a hub connecting cities & countries.
AUTO RENTALS Enterprise Rent A Car, 5909 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30328; 678-571-3674; Patrick.F.Wylie@ehi.com www.enterprise.com The first choice for business travelers who need to rent near home or office. Valuemax Premier Services, 4084 Jonesboro Rd., Union City, GA 30291; 770-964-4900; meljackson2031@yahoo. com A unique rental car experience. All levels of vehicles at affordable pricing.
BUS & RAIL Cobb Community Transit (CCT), 463 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 114, Marietta, GA 30060; 770-427-4444; Cobb County public bus system with service to Buckhead, Midtown & Downtown.
BUS CHARTER, LIMOUSINES & VANS
414 Logistical Consultants, 2107 N Decatur Rd., #408, Decatur, GA 30033; 404-3985066; email@example.com www.414logisticalconsultants.com We provide custom transportation services for VIP’s, meetings and convention attendees. Clients choose us to manage convention shuttles, meet & greet services, as well as VIP movements because we care.
Academy Bus, LLC, 3535 Best Friend Rd., Atlanta, GA 30340; 770-532-6878; firstname.lastname@example.org www. academybuscharter.com Academy Bus is the largest privately owned bus company in the United States. We are the premier charter bus service in Atlanta. ALR Chauffeured Transportation, 2781 Ward Lake Way, Ellenwood, GA 30294; 404-933-9741; Fax: 404-2288226; email@example.com www.alrnow.com ALR provides professional ground transportation service for all occasions, always with the highest quality of customer service. Ambassador Global Chauffeur, 3355 Lenox Rd. NE, Suite 750, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-621-2544; info@atlanta-limos. com www.atlanta-limos.com Over 10 years of experience in providing Atlanta and the surrounding areas with the best limousine, including corporate transportation, airport shuttling, and bus transportation services. American Coach Lines of Atlanta, Inc., 705 Lively Ave., Norcross, GA 30071; 770-449-1806; Fax: 770-2469397; firstname.lastname@example.org www.coachusa. com Proudly serving Atlanta since 1975, we are your premier charter transportation specialist. Providing airport transfers, convention shuttles, dine arounds, and more for groups of any size. Offering Atlanta’s largest fleet. ATL LAAC CAR SERVICE, 5555 Glenridge Connector, Atlanta, GA 30342; 404-436-2700; 1-844-207-2964 info@ LAACcarservice.com www.LAACcarservice.com We provide professional, luxury transportation with the best in class technology as well as immaculate luxury vehicles and well-trained professional chauffeurs. For us, the customer experience is of paramount importance! AtlantaWood Limo Car Service, 675 Metropolitan Pkwy., Suite 4060, Atlanta, GA 30310; 678557-8765; email@example.com www. atlantawoodlimocarservice.com AtlantaWood Limo Car Service has over a decade of experience as the premier provider of luxury transportation in Atlanta. Atlantic Limousine & Transportation, 2450 Pleasantdale Rd., Atlanta, GA 30340; 770-751-7078; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlanticlimo-ga.com Provides total ground transportation services with a fleet of 70+ vehicles. Carey Atlanta Executive Limousine & Transportation, 245 University Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30315; 404-223-2000; email@example.com www. careyatlanta.com Car service: VIP Discount: Careyatlanta. hudsonltd.net Casey Corporate Transportation, 3401 Norman Berry Dr., Suite 146, East Point, GA 30344; 404-688-5720; 866-6885720 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cctatlanta.com CCT is a VOSB serving groups since 2003. We provide luxury vehicles with trained chauffeurs, group managers, & diverse fleet available. Cooper Global Chauffeured Transportation, 4004 Tradeport Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30354; 770-455-9600; info@cooper-global. com www.cooperglobal.com Premier transportation provider in the luxury & business travel industry. CTN Global Chauffeured Transportation, 9925 Haynes Bridge Rd., Alpharetta, GA 30022; 678-777-6767; Fax: 678-777-6767; 678-777-6767 reservations@ctntrans. com https://www.ctntrans.com/ Any size vehicle for any size group. Route planning, greeters, welcome staff, professional chauffeurs, and manifest coordination.
MARTA, 2424 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404848-5000; Fax: 404-848-5098; www.itsmarta.com Call 404-848-5000 for bus & train information or visit www. itsmarta.com.
Dart Transportation Solutions, LLC, P.O. Box 2109, Douglasville, GA 30133; 770-241-7416; info@pickmeupdart. com www.pickmeupdart.com Dart Transportation is the one-stop solution for any of your transportation needs, providing premier airport and charter services. We don’t just get your groups from point A to point B&#8211;the entire trip is their destination.
The Atlanta Streetcar, 55 Trinity Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-865-8823; ASCCommunications@atlantaga.gov TheAtlantaStreetcar.com Our 2.7 mile route has 12 stops that connect the Centennial Olympic Park District to the King Historic District with great places to dine, drink, and shop in between.
Destination South Meetings & Events - a DMC Network Company, 155 10th St. NE, Suite 988, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-815-9519; email@example.com www. destinationsouth.com We provide: airport meet and greet, airport transportation, manifest management & city-wide convention shuttles. DMC Network member.
TRANSPORTATION E.S. Destinations, 2308 Rolling Acres Dr., Conyers, GA 30094; 770-760-0364; Fax: 770-922-4808; cida@ esdestinations.com www.esdestinations.com Provides airport meet & greet, transfers, transportation, tours & more. EGAN TLC - Transportation Logistics Consultants, 6039 Catlin Dr., Tampa, FL 33647; 844-342-6852; firstname.lastname@example.org www.egantlc.com Highly personalized, full-service, ground transportation experts. Falcon Charter Bus Atlanta, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 0101, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-400-1914; info@ falconcharterbus.com www.falconcharterbus.com/atlantacharter-bus Falcon Charter Bus Atlanta is the Peach State’s premier provider of charter bus and minibus rentals. Our buses are the most up-to-date in the industry, and our awesome customer service staff is the most knowledgeable and courteous you’ll find among all bus rental companies in the state. Georgia Coach Lines, Inc., 524 Whitehall St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-681-1600; Fax: 404-681-0222; email@example.com www.georgiacoachlines. net Providing dependable, quality and affordable charter and transportation needs since 1985 with an emphasis on stellar customer service. Greene Worldwide Transportation, 4025 Welcome All Rd., Suite 170, Atlanta GA 30349; 404-875-3866; groups@ gcllimo.com www.greeneworldwidetransportation.com We provide luxury transportation for all needs and occasions. Harmon Brothers Charter, Inc., 5094 Westbrook Rd., Union City, GA 30291; 770-969-0180; Fax: 770-969-9725; firstname.lastname@example.org www.harmonbros.com We offer prompt, dependable, courteous service locally & long distance. Juice Studios, 1447 Peachtree St., Suite 560, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-817-9369; Atlanta@thejuicestudios.com www. thejuicestudios.com Boutique DMC specializing in creative events, production of meetings, VIP event coordination and transportation. Let’s Ride Atlanta, 730 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite #570, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-793-2155; team@letsrideatlanta. com www.letsrideatlanta.com Let’s Ride Atlanta LLC, Your micro-transit brand ambassador - connecting people with brands, events and Atlanta best attractions. A free ride program that also operates as niche out of home advertiser & brand ambassador. MTI Limo & Shuttle Services, 2581 Sullivan Rd., Atlanta, GA 30337; 404-669-0900; Fax: 404-669-0950; sales@ mtilimos.com www.mtilimos.com Dedicated to excellence to meet your transportation needs. National Charter Bus Atlanta, 4651 Roswell Rd., D-303, Atlanta, GA 30342; 404-400-1914; info@nationalbuscharter. com www.nationalbuscharter.com/atlanta-charterbus National charter Bus Atlanta provides both in-state and out-of-state trips, and our quotes are always fast and free. Explore with your family, students, church group, or friends. North Point Transportation Group, 1454 Willingham Dr., Atlanta, GA 30344; 678-935-5000; reservations@ nplimo.com www.nplimo.com Atlanta’s finest in luxury transportation, offering world-class service to pamper a special someone or impress a VIP. Pinnacle Transportation Solutions, LLC, 1040 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 770-880-7681; email@example.com www.pinnacle-transportation.com A shuttle management company, committed to providing quality service and innovative technologies. Pinnacle reduces costs, provides high levels of customer services, and implements advanced technology. PRA Atlanta, 1180 West Peachtree St. NW, Suite 1925, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-760-4230; Michelle.Lorber@PRA. com https://pra.com/our_offices/atlanta-office/ PRA Atlanta is the market-leading business event management firm specializing in transportation logistics. Premium Services Worldwide, LLC, P.O. Box 312093, Atlanta, GA 31131; 404-665-6593; contact@ premiumlimoservices.com www.premiumlimoservices. com Premium Limousine Services is a comprehensive limo and luxury sprinter service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We provide safe and reliable airport transportation and fulfill all business and leisure requirements. Presenting Atlanta, LLC, 3216 Paces Ferry Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-231-0200; Fax: 404-266-0308; Richard@presentingatlanta.com www.presentingatlanta. com Provides groups with everything from meet & greets to breathtaking events.
Production Transport, 600 Pine View Trail, Kissimmee, FL 34747; 407-470-7255; firstname.lastname@example.org Provides shuttle buses for city-wide conventions & trade shows. Q&A Events, 1014 Winburn Dr., East Point, GA 30344; 404762-5665; Fax: 404-762-5664; sbaugh@QandAEvents.com www.QandAEvents.com Q&A Events is a professional event company based in Atlanta. We provide comprehensive event services for corporate clients, professional associations and nonprofit organizations nationally. TMS - Transportation Management Services, 17810 Meeting House Rd., Suite 200, Sandy Springs, MD 20860; 301-215-1206; email@example.com www.tms.com Specializes in effective shuttle & parking management services. Topper Worldwide Transportation, 1366 English St., Atlanta, GA 30318; 770-578-1867; firstname.lastname@example.org www.topperlimo.com Topper Worldwide Transportation is Atlanta’s meeting & events transportation specialist. Family owned and operated since 1996, customer peace of mind and safety are our number priorities. Total Transportation Solutions, Inc., 7380 Fulcrum Ave., Orlando, FL, 32812; 407-582-0330; Fax: 404-582-0331; email@example.com www.ttsorlando.com Acts as a transportation management pioneer for visitors/events. Urbana Transportation, 1551 Phoenix Rd., Atlanta, GA 30349; 240-776-5466; firstname.lastname@example.org www.urbanatransport.com Urbana is Georgia’s premier limousine and chauffeured transportation provider with late model vehicles and exceptional customer service.
PUBLIC & UNIQUE TRANSPORTATION
BAGij, 40 Forsyth St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303; 844692-2474; email@example.com www. atlantabaggagestorage.com BAGij takes the drag out of traveling with bags. We also store, pick-up, return, ship, receive and wrap. Enjoy Atlanta while we babysit your bags! Cobb Community Transit (CCT), 463 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 114, Marietta, GA 30060; 770-427-4444; Cobb County public bus system with service to Buckhead, Midtown & Downtown. MARTA, 2424 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-848-5000; Fax: 404-848-5098; www.itsmarta.com Call 404-848-5000 for bus & train information or visit www.itsmarta.com.
Lyft Rideshare Services, 814 Bellemeade Ave. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318; 678-744-6325; firstname.lastname@example.org www.lyft.com Wherever you are headed, count on Lyft for a ride in minutes. Download the free app at lyft.com/invite/ visitatl and enjoy $20 off your first ride.
TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT COMPANIES
414 Logistical Consultants, 2107 N Decatur Rd., #408, Decatur, GA 30033; 404-3985066; email@example.com www.414logisticalconsultants.com We provide custom transportation services for VIP’s, meetings and convention attendees. Clients choose us to manage convention shuttles, meet & greet services, as well as VIP movements because we care. ATL LAAC CAR SERVICE, 5555 Glenridge Connector, Atlanta, GA 30342; 404-436-2700; 1-844-207-2964 info@ LAACcarservice.com www.LAACcarservice.com With LAAC Car Service we do not just book reservations, we manage reservations from start to finish. One reservation, One Invoice, One company you can trust. Atlantic Limousine & Transportation, 2450 Pleasantdale Rd., Atlanta, GA 30340; 770-751-7078; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlanticlimo-ga.com Provides total ground transportation services with a fleet of 70+ vehicles. Callaway Transportation, 7564 Main St., FL 2, Sykesville, MD 21784; 410-795-8300; Fax: 410-510-1719; info@ callawaytransportation.com www.callawaytransportation. com CTI provides transportation management for conventions, trade shows and special events. Carey Atlanta Executive Limousine & Transportation, 245 University Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30315; 404-223-2000; email@example.com www.careyatlanta.com Car service: VIP Discount: Careyatlanta.hudsonltd.net Cooper Global Chauffeured Transportation, 4004 Tradeport Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30354; 770-455-9600; info@cooper-global. com www.cooperglobal.com Premier transportation provider in the luxury & business travel industry.
Destination South Meetings & Events - a DMC Network Company, 155 10th St. NE, Suite 988, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-815-9519; firstname.lastname@example.org www. destinationsouth.com We provide: airport meet and greet, airport transportation, manifest management & Services include airport greeting and convention shuttles. EGAN TLC - Transportation Logistics Consultants, 6039 Catlin Dr., Tampa, FL 33647; 844-342-6852; email@example.com www.egantlc.com Highly personalized, full-service, ground transportation experts. EGG USA, LLC, 2915 Forrest Way NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-406-2575; angelique.eriksen@egg-events. com www.egg-events.com Full-service event agency and DMC with operational offices in Atlanta, New York, Paris, Brussels, Geneva, and Dubai. Passionate, multilingual staff specializing in meeting planning, congresses and conferences, Gala events, award ceremonies, and incentive, advocacy, and educational trips. Event Transportation/Atlanta, P.O. Box 29553, Atlanta, GA 30359; 404-320-0380; Fax: 404-315-7418; firstname.lastname@example.org www.eta-dmc.com Specializing in airport meetand-greets, local and regional custom tours, convention and event shuttles, and memorable events. EVO Management Services, LLC (EVO), 1532 Wehunt Circle SE, Atlanta, GA 30082; 404-550-0102; info@ evoperations.com www.evoperations.com EVO is an event services firm that provides transportation, parking, traffic management, planning, routing and onsite management & staff Greene Worldwide Transportation, 4025 Welcome All Rd., Suite 170, Atlanta GA 30349; 404-875-3866; groups@ gcllimo.com www.greeneworldwidetransportation.com We provide luxury transportation for all needs and occasions. Juice Studios, 1447 Peachtree St., Suite 560, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-817-9369; Atlanta@thejuicestudios.com www. thejuicestudios.com Boutique DMC specializing in creative events, production of meetings, VIP event coordination and transportation. MARTA, 2424 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-848-5000; Fax: 404-848-5098; www.itsmarta.com Call 404-848-5000 for bus & train information or visit www.itsmarta.com. MTI Limo & Shuttle Services, 2581 Sullivan Rd., Atlanta, GA 30337; 404-669-0900; Fax: 404-669-0950; sales@ mtilimos.com www.mtilimos.com Dedicated to excellence to meet your transportation needs. North Point Transportation Group, 1454 Willingham Dr., Atlanta, GA 30344; 678-935-5000; reservations@ nplimo.com www.nplimo.com Atlanta’s finest in luxury transportation, offering world-class service to pamper a special someone or impress a VIP. PRA Atlanta, 1180 West Peachtree St. NW, Suite 1925, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-760-4230; Michelle.Lorber@PRA. com https://pra.com/our_offices/atlanta-office/ PRA Atlanta is the market-leading business event management firm specializing in transportation logistics. Presenting Atlanta, LLC, 3216 Paces Ferry Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-231-0200; Fax: 404-266-0308; Richard@presentingatlanta.com www.presentingatlanta. com Provides groups with everything from meet & greets to breathtaking events. SEAT Planners Incorporated, 311 4th Ave., #509, San Diego, CA 92101; 619-237-9434; Fax: 619-237-1368; email@example.com www.seatplanners.com SEAT Planners is a nationwide management company that designs convention shuttle transportation systems. Urbana Transportation, 1551 Phoenix Rd., Atlanta, GA 30349; 240-776-5466; firstname.lastname@example.org www.urbanatransport.com Urbana is Georgia’s premier limousine and chauffeured transportation provider with late model vehicles and exceptional customer service.
VISITOR SERVICES BANKS & CURRENCY EXCHANGE Frazier & Deeter, LLC, 1230 Peachtree St., Suite 1500, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-253-7500; Fax: 404-253-7501; email@example.com www.frazierdeeter. com Provides services across a range of tax, audit, accounting & advisory needs.
VISITOR SERVICES COURIER & DELIVERY SERVICES Bankstons One Touch Courier, 160 Clairemont Ave., Suite 200, Decatur, GA 30030; 404-587-0412; firstname.lastname@example.org www. bankstonsonetouchcourier.com If you’re looking for superior personal service look to Bankstons One Touch Courier. Why aggravate yourself? Use us to help plan your attack!
PUBLISHERS, PERIODICALS & GUIDEBOOKS ATCOMM Publishing Company, 3384 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 900, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-249-1750; Fax: 404-2491759; www.atlanta.net Provides newsletters, directories & programs for convention publishing. Atlanta Business Chronicle, 3384 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 900, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-249-1000; Fax: 404-2491048; email@example.com www.atlanta.bizjournals. com Serves as Atlanta’s best business news source in print & online. Atlanta CityPASS, Atlanta, GA 30313; 888-330-5008; Fax: 208-787-4306; firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.citypass. com/atlanta Save up to 40% on admission and skip most ticket lines at Atlanta’s 5 top attractions. Buy at participating attractions or citypass.com. Atlanta Magazine, 260 Peachtree St., Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-527-5517; jbrasher@atlantamagazine. com www.atlantamagazine.com Atlanta Magazine is a full-service media company offering custom publishing, digital advertising and a family of publications. Our portfolio includes Atlanta Magazine, Southbound, and the Georgia Travel Guide.
Atlanta Preservation Center, 327 St. Paul Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-688-3353; Fax: 404-688-3357; email@example.com www.preserveatlanta. com Offers guided walking tours of Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods & sites. Atlanta Street Art Map, 660 Ralph McGill Blvd., #3422, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-759-7650; streetartmapatl@ gmail.com www.streetartmap.org The Atlanta Street Art Map offers free self-guided street art walking tours to five different neighborhoods. ATL-Cruzers Electric Car & Segway Tours, 160 Ted Turner Dr. NW, Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-492-7009; firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlcruzers.com City tours offered via Segway Ebike, and electric car. Sharing cultural, historical and culinary insights through the city. Beer from Here Brew Tours, P.O. Box 3424, Decatur, GA 30031; 470-285-2537; email@example.com www.beerfromherebrewtours.com We proudly serve the metro Atlanta area with fun and unique events. Specializing in local brewery, distillery and cider tours. Drink Local. Best Friends Travel, 5058 Tarry Glen Dr., Atlanta, GA 30024; 770-861-9380; firstname.lastname@example.org www.igotours. com Since the 1996 Olympics, Atlanta became a focal point in the international tourism industry. Best Friends Travel create each travel program Bicycle Tours of Atlanta, 659 Auburn Ave., Unit G19,Studioplex Lofts in the Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-273-2558; email@example.com www. biketoursatl.com Discover Atlanta’s neighborhoods on a 3-hour, 10-mile historic tour.
Georgia Voice, LLC, The, P.O. Box 77401, Atlanta, GA 30357; 404-815-6941; Fax: 404-815-6942; tboyd@ thegavoice.com www.thegavoice.com The media outlet of choice for LGBT Atlanta and the state of Georgia.
Chick-fil-A Backstage Tour, 5200 Buffington Rd., Atlanta, GA 30349; 404-305-4163; chick-fil-aBackstageTour@chickfil-a.com tours.chick-fil-a.com The Chick-fil-A Backstage Tour offers an authentic storytelling experience inspired by the history, culture, and values of the company.
Where Traveler Atlanta, 1820 Independence Square, Dunwoody, GA 30338; 323-806-1551; k.watkins@jgeco. com www.wheretraveler.com/Atlanta Monthly Where Magazine, and bi-annual map distribution covering Atlanta’s best places for dining, shopping, attractions, and events.
Civil Rights Tours, 320 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. SE, #Loft 13, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-386-0992; houcktom80@gmail. com www.civilrightstour.com Civil Rights Tours guides you where history was made.
SIGN LANGUAGE & TRANSLATION SERVICES ASL Communication, 40 E. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., Suite 102, Henderson, NV, 89002; 800-908-3386; Fax: 702-9909445; firstname.lastname@example.org www.aslcomm.com ASL Communication is a nationally recognized interpreter services company specializing in services for the deaf and hard of hearing. We customize the most appropriate, costeffective plan for your event!
TELEVISION & RADIO STATIONS Atlanta Channel, The, 235 Peachtree St. NE, Suite C-26, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-688-7138; bruce.brown@ tripsmarter.com www.atlantachannel.tv Broadcasts awardwinning editorial, restaurant reviews and attractions.
TOUR OPERATORS Amazing Atlanta Tours, 659 Auburn Ave., #G19, Atlanta, GA 30312; 404-273-2558; robyn@amazingatlantatours. com www.amazingatlantatours.com Amazing Atlanta Tours offers a full range of tour experiences. Guests can bike, walk, or kick back on a bus or shuttle while exploring Atlanta’s history, art, and culture. Atlanta Beer Bus, 931 Monroe Dr. NE, #A102-127, Atlanta, GA 30308; 770-696-6080; email@example.com www. atlantabeerbus.com Atlanta Beer Bus is the city’s only HOP-on/HOP-off brewery shuttle service. For as low as $10/day, riders have access to 8 total stops. Atlanta Food Walks, 180 Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 470-223-2203; firstname.lastname@example.org https:// atlantafoodwalks.com Most delicious way to see Atlanta. 3 hour tours include food, drinks, history, and fun, in Atlanta’s notable neighborhoods. #1 rated! Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton, GA 30228; 770-707-7904; amssales@atlantamotorspeedway. com www.atlantamotorspeedway.com Atlanta Motor Speedway sits on 887 acres of landscaped green space and serves as one of the South’s premier entertainment facilities, providing a one-of-a-kind experience for special events. Atlanta Movie Tours, 327 NE, lson St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 855-255-3456; email@example.com www. atlantamovietours.com Offers customized tours of TV & movie locations for teambuilding & more.
Destination South Meetings & Events - a DMC Network Company, 155 10th St. NE, Suite 988, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-815-9519; firstname.lastname@example.org www. destinationsouth.com We Provide: Guided Sightseeing Tours, Special Interest Tours, Adventure Activities, Winery Tours, Movie Tours & Much More! Discover Destinations, LLC, 3883 Rogers Bridge Rd., Suite 701, Duluth, GA 30097; 404-333-8686; sales@ discover-destinations.com www.discover-destinations. com We are a premier inbound and outbound tour operator based in the southeast hub of the United States. We differentiate ourselves by providing excellent customer service and competitive prices for the highest quality service. DTours, 770 Lexington Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310; 404971-7763; email@example.com www.dtour.me Private walking & driving tours of Atlanta that introduce you to the city’s unique blend of Southern urban culture. Whether history, film, art or nature, tour like a local with DTours. E.S. Destinations, 2308 Rolling Acres Dr., Conyers, GA 30094; 770-760-0364; Fax: 770-922-4808; cida@ esdestinations.com www.esdestinations.com Provides airport meet & greet, transfers, transportation, tours & more. Experience the Ride, (COMING SOON), 545 8th Ave., Suite 14-50 New York, NY, 10018; 646-661-7699; firstname.lastname@example.org www.experiencetheride. com Coming soon to Atlanta, THE RIDE has become the premiere tour experience on the hottest bus in town! Critically acclaimed, THE RIDE provides unparalleled experiences featuring live sidewalk entertainment and Virtual Reality, while giving guests front row seats to view sites and breathtaking moments. Pennyman Atlanta Tours, 235 Ponce De Leon Place, Decatur, Atlanta, GA 30030; 404-499-1000; rpennyman@ mac.com www.toursfortourist.com Sightseeing tours, attractions, historical sightseeing, relocation information tours, restaurant dining tours, private individual tours, convention group tours, student group tours, customized group tours, and family reunion tours in metro Atlanta. Presenting Atlanta, LLC, 3216 Paces Ferry Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-231-0200; Fax: 404-266-0308; Richard@presentingatlanta.com www.presentingatlanta. com Provides groups with everything from meet & greets to breathtaking events.
Sweet Magnolia Tours, 300 Commerce St., Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37201; 615-242-5323; Fax: 615-242-5372; email@example.com www.sweetmagnoliatours. com Sweet Magnolia Tours is the South’s premier fullservice operator offering complete trip planning for groups and individuals. It is our goal to make your tour experience simple yet spectacular! The Sweeney Zone, 240 Peachtree St., NW, #2200, Atlanta, GA 30303; 678-910-4452; firstname.lastname@example.org www.sweeneyzone.com The Sweeney Zone and the Shop ’Till You Drop in partnership with Americas Mart provides an extraordinary “Shopportunity” in downtown Atlanta Welcome Walks USA, 5341 SW 33rd Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312; 404-444-0027; niki.phillips@ welcomewalksusa.com https://welcomewalksusa. com/ Welcome Walks digital walking tours delivered by mobile app offer the freedom to explore a city on your schedule and pace. Our customization can include branding message or company information.
INFORMATION RESOURCES CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE
Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, The Phillip Rush Center,1530 DeKalb Ave., Suite A,Atlanta, GA 30307; 404-377-4258; email@example.com www.TheAGLCC.org Promotes growth & advancement of LGBT & allied business members. Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of SE, Inc., P.O. Box 93411, Atlanta, GA 30377; 404-590-8934; firstname.lastname@example.org www.bacc-se.org Fosters trade & investment between Brazil & the Southeastern U.S. Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 99 West Paces Ferry, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-929-9998; Fax: 404-929-9190; email@example.com www.ghcc.org Promotes Hispanic/Latino leadership development & advocacy. Metro Atlanta Chamber, 191 Peachtree St. NE, #3400, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-880-9000; Fax: 404-586-8469; www.metroatlantachamber.com Provides a unique forum for members to connect & make contacts. Midtown Alliance, 999 Peachtree St., Suite 730, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-892-0050; Fax: 404-892-0050; www. MidtownATL.com Coalition of business & community leaders united in a Midtown commitment.
CONVENTION & VISITOR BUREAUS
Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau, 178 S Main St., Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009; 678-297-2811; Fax: 678-297-9197; 877-202-5961 janet@awesomealpharetta. com www.awesomealpharetta.com Experience shopping, dining & entertainment in one great destination-Awesome Alpharetta! Call 678-297-0102 for an official visitors guide! Alpine Helen-White County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 726 Bruckenstrasse, Helen, GA 30545; 706878-2181; Fax: 706-878-4032; firstname.lastname@example.org www. helenga.org Helen is a re-creation of an Alpine village with shopping, cabins, recreation & more. ATL Airport District Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2077 Convention Center Concourse, Suite 260, College Park, GA 30337; 404-334-7503; csmoak@ATLdistrict. com www.ATLdistrict.com The ATL Airport District blends Southern hospitality, creativity, and modern ingenuity to make every event exceptional. Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, 233 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30303-1507; 404-521-6601; email@example.com Boasting diverse dining options, a legendary shopping and seven professional sports teams, Atlanta is an ideal travel destination. Cobb Travel & Tourism, One Galleria Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30339; 678-303-2622; Fax: 678-303-2625; info@ travelcobb.org www.travelcobb.org Cobb County has the warmth of a favorite neighborhood with culture & charm. Decatur Visitors Center, 113 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030; 678-615-0915; Fax: 404-371-1593; Sherry. Jackman@decaturga.com www.visitdecaturgeorgia. com Decatur has 200 boutiques, galleries, services & restaurants in four miles. DeKalb Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1957 Lakeside Pkwy., Suite 510, Tucker, GA 30084; 770492-5000; Fax: 770-492-5033; firstname.lastname@example.org www. visitatlantasdekalbcounty.com We have world-class museums, music venues, neighborhoods & unique shops.
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Discover Dunwoody, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 200, Dunwoody, GA 30346; 678-244-9800; steven@ discoverdunwoody.com www.discoverdunwoody. com Located just north of Atlanta, Dunwoody offers modern welcoming hotels with chef-driven restaurants and premium shopping. Plan your visit today!
Atlanta Business League, 931 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30314; 404-584-8126; Fax: 404-584-0445; email@example.com www.atlantabusinessleague.org Provides economic empowerment and business development opportunities for minorities in metro-Atlanta.
Explore Brookhaven, 4362 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30319; 225-802-2250; renee@explorebrookhaven. com Brookhaven, Georgia’s newest city and destination offers local chef-owned restaurants and eleven hotels inside the Perimeter between I-285 and I-85.
Atlanta Sports Council, 191 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 3400, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-586-8510; Fax: 404-586-8508; www.atlantasportscouncil.com Facilitates metro Atlanta sports as an event recruiter. Atlanta Track Club, 291 Armour Dr., Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-231-9064; firstname.lastname@example.org www. atlantatrackclub.org Established to inspire and engage the community to achieve health and fitness through running.
Explore Gwinnett (Gwinnett County Tourism), 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Suite 200, Duluth, GA 30097; 770-814-6056; Fax: 770-623-1667; anne@exploregwinnett. org www.exploregwinnett.org Over 100 hotels surrounded by memorable shopping, authentic international dining and affordable family fun with easy access to Atlanta.
Buckhead Coalition, Inc., Tower Place, Bldg. 100, 3340 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 560,Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-2332228; email@example.com Nurtures quality of life & coordinates orderly growth in Buckhead.
Georgia Department of Economic Development, 75 Fifth St. NW, Suite 1200, Atlanta, GA 30308; 404-9624000; Fax: 404-962-4009; www.Georgia.org Georgia boasts rich, unparalleled experiences & something for everyone.
CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research, 3280 Peachtree Rd., Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-812-5086; Fax: 404842-1165; A global network of firms bound by a quality, integrity & the creation of clarity.
Visit Roswell, 617 Atlanta St., Roswell, GA 30075; 770640-3253; firstname.lastname@example.org www.visitroswellga. com Tap into you meeting potential in historic Roswell, Georgia. Let us take the stress out of planning so you can enjoy accommodations, special event venues, nature, breweries and the culinary scene with your team.
CityLife Development Partners, 200 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 212, Atlanta, GA 30303; 678-427-8362; email@example.com http://www. citylifedevelopmentpartners.com To acquire, develop, and manage compelling places to live work, eat, shop, and play
Visit Sandy Springs, 6065 Roswell Rd., Suite 960, Sandy Springs, GA 30328; 770-206-1447; 1-866-511-7742 firstname.lastname@example.org www.visitsandysprings. org Sandy Springs is everything you love about Greater Atlanta!
David Justice Financial Services, Inc., 5880 Live Oak Pkwy., Suite 230, Norcross, GA 30093; 770-441-2712; Fax: 678-819-4088; email@example.com www.aalarocco.com Insurance brokerage firm with customized plans for business & individuals.
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Georgia Restaurant Association, 260 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 1901, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-467-9000; info@ garestaurants.org www.garestaurants.org Serves as the voice for Georgia’s restaurants in advocacy, awareness & education. Imagine Exhibitions, 2870 Peachtree Rd., #418, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-386-4364; firstname.lastname@example.org www.imagineexhibitions.com Imagine Exhibition is a global pioneer in worldwide traveling entertainment. The company has 35+ exhibitions currently touring the world. Keller Williams Community Partners, 540 Lake Center Pkwy., Suite 201, Cumming, GA 30040; 678-341-7791; email@example.com www.marksussman.kw.com If you are thinking about moving to the Atlanta area or know someone who is, please reach out to me for expert real estate advice. E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: marksussman.kw.com Leadership Atlanta, 133 Peachtree St., Suite 2850, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-876-4770; pat@leadershipatlanta. org www.leadershipatlanta.org Every year, Leadership Atlanta empowers over 80 recognized leaders to go forth and make Atlanta a better place. Leadership Atlanta exists to give our best and brightest the knowledge, relationships and inspiration to act. Network Volunteers, 530 Louisa St. New Orleans, LA 70117; 504-233-2995; email@example.com www. networkvolunteers.org Network Volunteers create customized service projects for businesses, conferences, and events across the country. In addition, we manage all logistics to provide a full turn-key experience. NEWPORT US RE, 515 East Paces Perry Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-973-2650; firstname.lastname@example.org www. newportusre.com Newport US RE, a subsidiary of Newport Holding GMBH, is an Atlanta-based real estate investment firm focused on the redevelopment of street retail and other urban property types. Nissan of Lithia Springs, 811 Thornton Rd., Lithia Springs, GA 30122; 410-404-3860; email@example.com www. nissanoflithiasprings.com Atlanta’s largest local family owned premier Nissan dealership group. We truly believe in putting the customer first. We sell and service new Nissans and any pre-owned vehicle. Truly exceptional experience. Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Atlanta, 233 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-546-6819; ocaatlanta.com Established in 1974 to encourage and support Atlanta’s cultural resources. Piedmont Healthcare, 2727 Paces Ferry Rd. SE, Bldg. 1, Suite 810, Atlanta, GA 30339; 678-842-6101; andrew. firstname.lastname@example.org www.piedmont.org For more than a century, Piedmont Healthcare has been a recognized leader in delivering expert care. Last year, Piedmont served nearly two million patients. For most, that would be a great track record. For us, it’s a good start. Richard Bowers & Company, 260 Peachtree St., Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-816-1600; Fax: 404-8800077; www.richardbowers.com Atlanta’s premier local commercial real estate firm. Engage in leasing/sales of office, industrial, retail, land and investment properties. Offers solutions with property & facility management and design & relocation services. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30327; 470-341-2057; Fax: 470341-2056; email@example.com www.blankfoundation. org The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation promotes positive change in peoples’ lives and builds and enhances the communities in which they live. We seek innovative solutions that enable young people, families and communities to achieve results beyond what seems possible today. Valor Hospitality Partners, 2100 Powers Ferry Rd., Suite 150, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-231-5440; dfransen@ valorhospitality.com www.valorhospitality.com Valor Hospitality is a hotel management company. Additional services include transportation and reception tour operator arrangements.
Atlanta CVB - Visitor Center, Centennial Olympic Park, Centennial Olympic Park,265 Park Ave., W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313; 404-577-2148; Open: Monday Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m Atlanta CVB - Visitor Center, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, 5000 North Terminal PRW West Crossover, Atlanta, GA 30320; 404-305-8426; Provides travelers with information about the city of Atlanta.
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Y’ALL COME BACK Georgia Renaissance Festival
COME If you enjoyed staying with us in Atlanta, we’d like to invite you back. Here’s what’s going on in Atlanta during the spring.
SweetWater 420 Fest
ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL
ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL
April 17-19 This family-friendly festival in Piedmont Park includes a nationally renowned artist market with sculpture, paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and more. www.dogwood.org
April 30-May 10 Discover nearly 200 new independent, international, animated, documentary, and short films and attend panels and talks that dive into the world of cinema at this 10-day event, one of only two dozen Academy Award qualifying festivals in the country. www.atlantafilmfestival.com
INMAN PARK FESTIVAL April 24-26 Located in a historic neighborhood considered Atlanta’s first suburb, this festival includes can’t-miss activities like the Tour of Homes and the city’s most eclectic parade, plus children’s activities and an artist market. www.inmanparkfestival.org
GEORGIA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL April 18-June 7 Travel back to 16th century England courtesy of this 32-acre village in Fairburn, filled with over 150 artisan craft shops, entertainment stages, pubs, carnival games and all the giant roasted turkey legs you can eat. www.garenfest.com
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SWEETWATER 420 FEST April 24-26 Sponsored by Atlanta’s home-grown brewer, this three-day festival includes a 5K, artist market, and concert series featuring Oysterhead, Dr. Dog, Trey Anastasio Band, The Floozies and much more. www.sweetwater420fest.com
FIND OUT MORE Get the scoop on lots more current and upcoming events and attractions when you visit Atlanta.net/events
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
THE FOUNTAIN OF RINGS
Arc Around the Park You won’t want to miss Centennial Olympic Park and the walkable ring of attractions surrounding the park. Here is what you can find:
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF ATLANTA
CNN STUDIO TOURS
The world’s largest interactive fountain featuring the Olympic Ring symbol. Wander around the newly renovated park and watch for special events happening frequently in this area. www.centennialpark.com
CNN STUDIO TOURS A once-in-a-lifetime view of the global headquarters of CNN, including an inside look at the newsroom, control room and more. www.cnn.com/tour
GEORGIA AQUARIUM The nation’s largest aquarium with 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water and more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species from around the world. www.georgiaaquarium.org
WORLD OF COCA-COLA The only place where you can explore the fascinating story of Coca-Cola through artifacts and interactive exhibits. www.worldofcoca-cola.com
WORLD OF COCA-COLA
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF ATLANTA Where children learn through play by using all of their senses in a unique and interactive way. www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org
NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTS
One of the few places in the world educating visitors on the bridge between the American civil rights movement and contemporary human rights movements worldwide. www.civilandhumanrights.org
CHICK-FIL-A COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME Featuring a wall with the helmets of more than 700 college football teams, a 45-yard replica field and more. www.cfbhall.com
SKYVIEW ATLANTA CHICK-FIL-A COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTS
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THE FOUNTAIN OF RINGS
The city’s gondola-style Ferris wheel towers almost 20 stories above Centennial Olympic Park. www.skyviewatlanta.com
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