LET FREEDOM RING

THE AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE IS 48 AND GOING STRONG

More than 60,000 runners and around 150,000 spectators will take to Buckhead’s main artery on July 4 for the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta’s largest annual event and one of the nation’s biggest 10K races. The course starts at Lenox Square shopping center and makes its way past the Cathedral of St. Philip, where […]

PADDLE FORWARD

STAND-UP PADDLE BOARDING RACE ON THE “HOOCH” IS PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS

High Country Outfitters is hosting its sixth annual Stand Up for the Hooch race on the Chattahoochee River on June 25. Both first-time and experienced paddlers can participate in one of the biggest stand up paddleboarding (SUP) races in the Southeast, which includes two courses that are 2 and 6 miles, respectively, with mostly flat surfaces […]

A WALK IN THE GARDENS

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER CELEBRATES GEORGIA’S BOTANICAL HISTORY

The Boxwood Garden above and Memorial Quarry Garden below are just two of several on display at the Atlanta History Center for National Garden Day.

Spring has sprung in the city, and there’s no better way to celebrate than spending an afternoon outside. For National Public Gardens Day on May […]

BROOKHAVEN IN BLOOM

A FITTING EVENT FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF SPRING

Given the 140 cherry blossom trees that were planted in Blackburn Park back in 2014, the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival was an ideal name for a new annual event that sprang up at the park the following year. Now in its third year, the festival will draw visitors to the park on March 25 and 26 for a […]

NOW SHOWING

BALLET, OPERA AND MORE GRACE LOCAL CINEMAS

From stage to screen: Thanks to Fathom Events, you can catch a performance of the Bolshoi Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty

Ever dreamed of seeing a performance of The Metropolitan Opera but couldn’t get to New York City? Or maybe watching the famed Bolshoi Ballet was on your bucket list, but a trip to Moscow was out of the […]

GREEN DAY

A CELEB-FILLED GALA CHAMPIONS THE ENVIRONMENT

Ted Turner and other distinguished guests raise a glass to honor champions of the environment at the Captain Planet Foundation Benefit Gala.

Ted Turner and other distinguished guests raise a glass to honor champions of the environment at the Captain Planet Foundation Benefit Gala.

Back in 1989, media mogul Ted Turner exclaimed, “We need a superhero for the Earth. […]

BOWLED OVER

Teams of talented home and restaurant cooks dish out bowlfuls of tasty chili at Brookhaven’s annual chili cook-off. Get it while it’s hot!

Teams of talented home and restaurant cooks dish out bowlfuls of tasty chili at Brookhaven’s annual chili cook-off. Get it while it’s hot!

ACTIONS HEAT UP AT BROOKHAVEN’S ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

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TREASURE THE ISLAND

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BLACK-TIE BASH CHANNELS THE SPIRIT OF PUERTO RICO

CM3_1641-CREDIT Latin American AssociationThings will be heating up at the InterContinental Buckhead on Oct. 1 when the hotel hosts the annual Latin Fever Ball. This festive black-tie gala, which is always celebrated during Hispanic Heritage Month, takes over the hotel’s Windsor Ballroom for a night of […]

PET PROJECT

FIRST-AID CLASSES FOR FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS

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If dogs and cats are a part of your family, then wouldn’t you want to ensure they live a good, long life? You can do your part by taking a PetSaver first-aid class. In these one-day seminars, held in partnership with the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation department, you’ll learn how to perform CPR and rescue breathing, along with other […]

HOT TO TROT

LOCAL RUNNING FANS BAND TOGETHER

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The AJC Peachtree Road Race, held each Fourth of July, is one of the largest 10Ks in the world. But just because you didn’t get one of its 60,000 available spots doesn’t mean you can’t show off your running skills. Shake Shack and partner Highland Runners have formed a new Shack Track & Field running program, in which every second Tuesday […]