This peaceful oasis includes 30 acres of gardens, an urban forest, wildflower trails, the Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua Orchid Center. A charming bridge links the main gardens to the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Children's Garden.
The High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in the southeast. Expect a broad, diverse selection of art comprising 19th and 20th century American works, European paintings, decorative arts, African, African-American art, photography and modern and contemporary art.
In the historic city of Atlanta, golfers enjoy warm weather year-round and access to more than 60 courses in the area. With fairways diverse enough for golfers of all levels to enjoy, you'll find all the elements of a great golf vacation in Atlanta.
As one of the most creative and innovative orchestras in North America, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) serves as the cornerstone for musical performance and training far beyond Atlanta's borders, through its various concert series and its diverse initiatives in music education and outreach.
Atlanta Ballet is the oldest continuously operating dance company in the United States. It is one of the nation's premier professional ballet companies, recognized for the artistry of their dancers and their innovative programming. They are as diverse and provocative as the city they call home.
Dining at Babette's Cafe is like stepping into Chef/Owner Marla Adams' home. She is equally as known for the incredibly creative Rustic European cuisine that she creates, as she is for her welcoming personality. Consistently rated one of Atlanta's top restaurants for the past seventeen years, Babette's Cafe feels like a world class restaurant tucked into the French countryside. The dining room offers a relaxed setting and the outdoor patio overlooks the serene setting of Freedom Park.
Bacchanalia features contemporary American cuisine from chefs/owners Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison. Expect incredibly fresh and flavorful choices with masterful preparation and presentation. Bacchanalia's seasonal menu relies entirely on organic ingredients, many sourced from Anne and Clifford's farm, so that diners can have an utterly unique dining experience each time they return.
Both hip and comfortable, Fritti provides a most authentic Italian dining experience. Newly certified by the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association in Naples, Italy; Fritti features 26 varieties of Neapolitan pizzas prepared in hand-crafted wood-burning ovens. Fritti also offers a variety of Tuscan style wood roasted meats, great fried appetizers and refreshing salads.
Located on the main floor of the historic space, Parish serves a variety of New Orleans inspired dishes with modern twists. They have a "green" friendly approach to bringing local food to your table that pulls from the Creole and Cajun cuisines that blend French, Spanish, French Caribbean and African flavors.
Voted Atlanta's best tapas restaurant, Eclipse di Luna offers live music nightly and a monthly wine tasting the first Tuesday of every month. Don't miss a chance to sip a bottomless glass of Sangria while enjoying the festive, high-energy environment.
Acclaimed Chef Ford Fry serves up Southern farmstead cooking based on seasonal ingredients at JCT Kitchen and Bar, his restaurant in Atlanta's Westside Urban Market. JCT Kitchen provides an upscale yet casual dining experience with a menu reminiscent of family favorites that are elevated to a gourmet level. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, while JCT's rooftop bar offers a small Southern plates menu, innovative cocktails and live music for guests to enjoy while overlooking the historic neighborhood.
Atkins Park Tavern enjoys a colorful history as Atlanta's oldest continuously licensed tavern since 1922. We are grateful for the continued loyalty from our neighborhood. You will always find a comfortable place here in the dining room, bar, patio or with a special gathering in the private dining room. Chef Andrew - a true Georgian - specializes in a touch of Southern using his local farmers and our rooftop garden.
As the world's largest aquarium, Georgia Aquarium features more animals than any other aquarium in more than eight million gallons of water. Through a path of more than sixty exhibits, the Aquarium tells a global water story, with features modeled after the greatest zoos and aquariums in the world. Each majestic exhibit is designed to inspire, entertain and educate.
Zoo Atlanta inspires value and protection of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family fun. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with more than 1,000 animals from around the world.
Atlanta's Central Park, Piedmont Park, with more than 180 acres, is joined with the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Experience lush woods, Lake Clara Meer, picnic spots, skating paths and many annual events.
Imagine It!, Atlanta's only children's museum, is the perfect place for children age eight and under and their families to learn and explore together in a safe and fun hands-on environment. Their open and interactive area is filled with unique, entertaining and educational areas to explore.
Located in the Heart of Downtown, Underground Atlanta is bustling with activity, day or night. Enjoy daily entertainment by Atlanta's talented residents, homemade candy, caricature drawings and fortune telling, spectacular dining and souvenir shopping. Learn of Atlanta's past on a guided history tour. After dark, enjoy the clubs and restaurants in Kenny's Alley for a night of unforgettable entertainment.
Housed in a turn-of-the-century mill building, The Masquerade has been known since its inception in 1989 as one of the country's most unique nightclub facilities.
CosmoLava boasts three levels, five bars, VIP accommodations and the hottest DJs in the city. Hit one of their three dance floors with world-class DJs spinning the latest House, Top 40, '80s Funk and Hip-Hop all on a state-of-the-art TurboSound system.
You Blew It! might be one of the last great hold-outs in the emo revival that took over the last decade. More sane than Algernon Cadwallader, less sonically-spacious than Cap'n Jazz, YBI! cherrypicks from 90's emo and indie in a fashion that many have aimed for but few have achieved. These cat-loving, taco-eating dudes have been holding it down in their native Orlando scene since February 2009. Since then, they've had enough lineup changes to see something like twelve members come and go all while completing four out-of-state tours and a few notable gigs with The Get Up Kids.
"For two decades, The Woggles have marched forth from Georgia like Sherman in reverse, leveling nightclubs with their hip-shaking, windshield-steaming garage rock fusillade" (Austin Chronicle). From songs that shake the rafters to shows that make for "a dance party rave-up that could melt Dick Clark's face off" (Village Voice), the Woggles are a four-man delivery system for 200-proof, nitro-fueled rock'n'roll.
August Burns Red is an American Christian metalcore band, from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records, and afterward, Solid State Records. Prominent features of their music include heavy breakdowns and odd-meter riffs.
That spirit is alive and well in Capsula, a ferocious power trio hailing from Bilbao, Spain (by way of Buenos Aires). With a name derived from a line in David Bowie's "Space Oddity," Capsula does indeed take its cues from rock's legends: Bowie, the Velvet Underground, the Stooges. Or, as Rolling Stone once pegged the band, "a high-velocity union of the Cramps and the Who."
DREAMERS(members of Motive) is a unique brand of grunge that is nostalgic for a space somewhere between art-school eccentric and the late 1970s punk scene.
Henrietta was started by a few good friends in various bedrooms, basements, living rooms, and questionable spaces through out central Florida in the summer of 2008.
Rugged, raspy, and roaring with charisma, Ben Caplan's voice is to song as smoke is to bourbon: perfectly coupled. He is a songwriter and performer who is bold in both range and ferocity. The music is fuelled by a quality of melodrama and powerful lyricism that sets Caplan apart from his peers. Either solo or backed by his band, The Casual Smokers, Ben Caplan has captured the attention of music fans and media across Canada, Australia, and throughout Europe.
We are a band from New Jersey and though this bio desperately needs a publicist, here it goes: We started in 2007. A lot of people came and left. Here we are now working on our third full-length record. It will be out early 2015 and it is called Deliverance. If you want to know what we sound like come hear us live. We tour a lot.
Blown in from the South side of the Windy City, THE TOSSERS have been undisputed champions of Irish drinking anthems for well over a decade. Their whiskey-drenched melodies will have you filling up your glass and dancing in the aisles. Formed in 1993, the six-piece Celtic punk band of Chicago, IL has been proudly spreading their Irish gospel across the globe, with no plans of slowing down. Impressed with their punk-infused Irish jigs, THE TOSSERS landed a deal with fellow Chicagoan Tony Brummel's powerhouse independent label, Victory Records.
A four piece experimental hardcore band rooting from Kennesaw, Ga. Using groove oriented guitar riffs, ambient leads, hard hitting vocals, and fluent thunderous drums to hold it all together.
What did you do the year you turned 21? Hip-hop prodigy Fashawn earned a spot on the cover of XXL magazine, toured the world and built a rep as one of rap's new rising stars. Fashawn's debut album, "Boys Meets World," was heralded by critics and fans alike as one of the best albums of 2009 for its gritty, street-wise and intelligent rhymes. Some even compared his introductory opus to Nas' brilliant "Illmatic." It was enough for XXL to name Fashawn to its list of hip-hop's best freshman.
The Shondes are a rock band from Brooklyn, NY, best known for their combination of feminist punk, rock, pop, and Jewish influences, and ties to progressive political activism. The Shondes formed in 2006 and have released two demos and four full-length studio albums.
For Uh Huh Baby Yeah!, conflict is all part of the bigger equation. "We've seen so much turmoil and for the longest time it was hard to rise above it", says singer Kevin Fletcher, "And it shows in our music. We're coming back harder, faster, heavier - this is a side of us you've never seen."
Imagine sipping a tropical cocktail while watching a flaming red sunset. Add to the ambience a few Caribbean-inspired small plates of flavorful bites. Now imagine that you only have to go as far as Johnson Ferry Road in east Cobb to have the experience. That's the idea behind Red Sky Tapas and Bar in the Market Plaza shopping center.
At Miller Brothers Ltd., they help you build a wardrobe that embodies a great sense of style, impeccable quality and lasting value. They offer made to measure suits, sportcoats, shirts and trousers, as well as a whole array of ready-made sportswear and furnishings.
Offering more choices since 1959, Lenox Square is the Southeast's premier shopping destination. Lenox Square is anchored by Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus and Macy's, and features nearly 250 specialty stores - shops like Anthropologie, BCBG, Bobby Jones, Burberry, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Cartier, David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, and Zara.
As the Southeast's premier upscale shopping center, Phipps Plaza is home to more than 100 specialty stores including Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Jimmy Choo and Juicy Couture. At Phipps Plaza you'll also find four full service restaurants, a food court, and a 14-screen AMC theatre.
Discover Mills is Georgia's value shopping, entertainment and dining destination. It includes the best names of in one-of-a-kind retail and manufacturer outlets, specialty retailers and category dominant stores.