When my family goes to Red Top Mountain to walk the trails, we pack a picnic & eat near the lodge. And every time we’re there, I’m reminded of how nice it’d be to stay in the lodge (aaaah….air conditioning)—we could hike or bike the trails, take a boat out on the lake, & play some tennis while taking some … [more]
When I find a site worth mentioning, I tend leave it linked in a tab on my browser until I find a second to write it up. I cannot remember who gets the hat tip for this lead, so thanks, whoever you are.
After work on every Wednesday through September, skip the gridlock and hang out at Centennial Olympic Park to listen to free Wednesday WindDown concerts. From 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m., local artists and national touring acts take the stage at the Southern Company Amphitheater, performing everything from jazz to contemporary music.
Here’s a look at September’s lineup:
Despite my best intentions, I’m not always good about supporting businesses that take the extra step to support an eco-friendly lifestyle, such as recycling, banning polystyrene and replacing petroleum-based take-out materials.
As a thank you to Atlanta’s emergency personnel labor force, Morton’s the Steakhouse-Buckhead is giving away free grab-and-go lunches on Labor Day. It’s not PB&J, either. You’ll indulge in petite filet mignon sandwiches, mini prime rib cheeseburgers, and red bliss potato salad. Yum. Makes me wish I’d chosen a different career. To get yours, show up in uniform or bring … [more]
Food always tastes better when it’s free. On Tuesdays through October, head to Boneheads for a free chicken, fish, or shrimp taco. No coupon necessary—just show up & get yours during the Taco Tuesdays promo.
As my youngest is quick to point out, trains (and dinosaurs) are not just boy toys. Girls love them, too. In fact, both of my girls would probably enjoy an afternoon out with their grandparents while taking advantage of this deal:
National Grandparents Day falls on September 13, but The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History is offering … [more]
It’s time for Midtown Restaurant Week. Through September 6, you can indulge in a $25 prix-fixe menu (includes an appetizer, entree & dessert) at a few of Midtown’s pricier locations. It’s a good way to taste test them without blowing your budget. Of course, you could just indulge in some of their cheap eats during happy hour, a BOGO … [more]
Want to watch the Gwinnett Braves play on the cheap? Take advantage of the $1 deals during Fan Appreciation Weekend. You can get $1 Berm tickets (the area behind the outfield) + $1 hot dogs during home games from September 5-7, and you’ll get 25% off any full-priced items in the gift store. You can buy your tickets at … [more]
You can enjoy free movies all summer long. And unlike some free movie screenings, this one takes place poolside at the W Atlanta-Perimeter.
Dive-in Movie screenings will happen on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. through September 22. Here’s a look at the September schedule:
- September 1: Iron Man
- September 8: Defiance
- September 15: Eagle Eye
- September 22: Babel
W Atlanta-Perimeter … [more]