Atlantic News

Westside Getting Greener – Lots Greener

Feb 07, 2018

A new chapter of the Atlanta Beltline Master Plan is slated to open next year, and when it is fully developed, it will offer Atlanta residents and visitors a scenic, active green space that’s 100 acres larger than even Piedmont Park. Already approved and funded by the city council, the first phase of the Westside … Continue reading…


The Latest West Midtown Developments

Jan 15, 2018

As long as there’s been an Atlanta, the area west of Midtown has been a magnet for energy and innovation. The Norfolk Southern rail lines there more than a century ago formed part of the crossroads that gave our city its start, and kept the flow of awareness and ideas moving here. As a result, … Continue reading…


A Dining Guide to West Midtown

Dec 19, 2017

  How People Who Work with Their Minds Relax When it’s time to connect, socialize, and relax, the professionals of today take a more interesting path than previous generations. While the “local” – which is how the pub of an English village was once referred to – might have been the second-home for a more … Continue reading…


Celebrating New Years in Midtown

Dec 11, 2017

The Peach Drops and the Spirits Rise Known as the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Southeast, the annual Peach Drop downtown is one of the, ah, exuberant ways of ushering in the New Year. Some people say they just had to do it once. Others make a point of never missing it. However … Continue reading…


The Works at Chattahoochee – Attracting Amazons

Nov 28, 2017

Atlanta’s Attracting Amazons: It’s Not Just Wonder Woman Anymore Near the very outset of the 21st Century, a prof at Carnegie Mellon wrote a book that predicted the only reason to have a city in the future would be to attract bright people to work there. In The Rise of the Creative Class, and, even … Continue reading…


Atlantic Midtown: Westside Provisions District

Nov 28, 2017

Straightforward Enjoyment with Class and Style The name of one of the excellent eating places you’ll find in and around the Westside Provisions District is a good example of what the district does supremely well. The West Egg Café sounds like a natural enough name for a place serving breakfast, brunch, and sandwiches. Whether you … Continue reading…


Celebrate the Holidays in West Midtown

Nov 28, 2017

Celebrate the Holidays in West Midtown The energy and imagination at the heart of the exciting things happening on the Westside are even more in evidence with the approaching Holidays. The great thing about living in this complete neighborhood – where life, work, play and enrichment are all close at hand – is not only … Continue reading…


Westside Cultural Arts Center

Sep 19, 2017

The Hearth and Forge of Midtown Atlanta One of the first glorious neighborhoods of Atlanta, Midtown came back from a 1950s migration to the suburbs, thanks to visionaries who began to work, plan, and give their talent to Midtown beginning in the late 1970s – a time when some will tell you Atlanta started getting … Continue reading…


Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station

Aug 28, 2017

Dreams Come True: Cirque du Soleil Meets Atlantic Station Living up to its reputation as the “city within the city,” Atlantic Station will give stage to Cirque du Soleil September 14th through November 19th. In so many ways, it’s a meeting that’s meant to happen. Well established now, and having influenced their two respective worlds … Continue reading…


Art Galleries and Art Purchases: Confidence Guaranteed

Aug 20, 2017

Too often many of us are intimidated by the idea of art. Whether it be touring an art gallery, buying a piece of fine art, or just knowing the basics for viewing art seems almost embarrassingly difficult. “How do you know if modern art is upside down?” “Is it really worth that much?” “Does it … Continue reading…


Our New NeverEnding Series: Meet The Neighbors, Part III. Atlantic, Meet Atlantic Station

Aug 15, 2017

One of our closest neighbors at Atlantic is also one of our favorites: Atlantic Station. Not only is it our closest neighbor, most of us probably feel like we know the most about this neighbor compared to some of the others in our series. Let’s test your knowledge! How Well Do You Know The  History … Continue reading…


Five Atlanta Websites That Quietly Seem To Know It All

Aug 09, 2017

In most industries, offices, and families, a few select people seem to know everything before anyone else knows. Not only do they know it first, they are almost always 100% right and almost always willing to share it. I typically like to sit next to those people. And listen intently. And then I may or … Continue reading…