ALL IN GOOD TASTE

SAMPLE DISHES AND DRINKS FROM SOME OF THE ATL’S TOP EATERIES

BY: Karon Warren

Now in its 17th year, Taste of Atlanta brings together more than 90 area restaurants and chefs whipping up their best dishes for resident and visiting foodies alike. The event starts Friday, Oct. 19, with a kickoff party, with the main events on Saturday and Sunday. “Throughout three days of bites and beverages, Atlanta’s […]

STRINGING IT TOGETHER

ANNUAL CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS GALA TURNS 40

BY: Karon Warren

The annual fundraising gala for the Center for Puppetry Arts, this year’s String Fling invites Atlantans to enjoy a “Puppets Masquerade” as they participate in live and silent auctions, a cocktail hour and a black-tie seated dinner at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead. The Sept. 22 event raises nearly $250,000 […]

HOT TO TROT

SUMMER HEATS UP WITH A TRIO OF BROOKHAVEN FUN RUNS

Lace up your running shoes for three Brookhaven-area races that will not only burn off some calories, but also contribute to noteworthy causes.

Courtesy of City of Brookhaven

Start off on July 21 with a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month at the It Starts in the […]

TOMATO, TOMAHTO

NO MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT, THIS IS ONE FUN FESTIVAL

You’ll be seeing red at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival on July 15.

BY: Karon Warren

It’s been a decade since noted Atlanta chef and restaurateur Ford Fry kicked off the first Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, a yearly shindig benefiting Georgia Organics that […]

BIKIN’ BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

A PARTY ON WHEELS OUT UNDER THE STARS

BY: Karon Warren

Entering its sixth year, the Atlanta Moon Ride welcomes Atlantans to don their favorite costume, colorful helmet and some glow sticks for the annual starlit 6-mile bike ride through some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure, the event continues to grow in size and scope. “Atlanta Moon Ride just gets better every year,” […]

A CANINE COLLECTION

SUPPORT GOOD CAUSES ONE FASHION AT A TIME

Now in its 11th year, Doggies on the Catwalk returns June 2 with its mix of furry friends and fashion-forward models to raise funds for Canine Assistants, a nonprofit that trains and provides service dogs for persons with physical disabilities or special needs. Since its creation in 2007 in founder E. Vincent Martinez’s fashion classroom at Grady High School, […]

BACK TO NATURE

CELEBRATE THE SPRING SEASON AND MOTHER EARTH

Locals embrace the great outdoors at the Blue Heron Nature Preserve’s annual Earth Day Celebration.

For its fourth annual Earth Day Celebration, the Blue Heron Nature Preserve, a scenic, 30-acre green space off Roswell Road in North Buckhead, has partnered with the Atlanta Audubon Society and The Amphibian Foundation to deliver a full day of activities honoring the […]

SPRING IN BLOOM

ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PIEDMONT PARK

Nothing ushers spring into the ATL more than the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, one of the city’s preeminent annual events. The third-largest fine arts festival in the country and the longest-running festival in Atlanta, it never fails to draw a crowd. More than 250,000 attendees turn out each April to enjoy a variety of fine art, live music, food and midway […]

WHAT’S COOKING

UP YOUR CULINARY GAME WITH SUR LA TABLE’S IN-STORE CLASSES

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to cook at home more often, Sur La Table can make your goal a reality. The Buckhead store offers classes taught by professional chefs in a hands-on environment nearly every day of the week. You’ll work in small groups to whip up everything from tapas to tacos to a […]

DON WE NOW OUR GARISH APPAREL

ANNUAL EVENT EMBRACES THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER

Finally, you have a good reason to sport that cheesy Christmas sweater your great-aunt gave you 10 years ago. On Dec. 16, grab your tackiest holiday garb and join hundreds of other revelers for the third annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. This guided Buckhead  area bar tour kicks off at Buckhead Saloon with a registration party featuring raffles and giveaways. […]