Archives for April 2016

BeltLandia Weekender: April 29th – May 1st

With lows finally out of the 40s, I think we can truly welcome spring weather in Atlanta. That being said, we encourage you to take this weekend to soak up the spring sun before the scorching summer arrives in May. As April comes to a close, the Atlanta Botanical Garden will end their Atlanta Blooms celebration, the springtime extravaganza of tulips, daffodils, crocus and more. As one door closes, another opens: Starting April 30, international artist, Dale Chihuly will return to the Garden … [Read more...]

A sign of better times ahead

Words create worlds. Truth is, there was a time when train tracks like the Atlanta BeltLine divided communities, mostly along socioeconomic lines. “Where you’re always on the right side of the tracks” acknowledges that past while simultaneously casting a vision for a more inclusive future. Because words create worlds. The Atlanta BeltLine railroad re-invented as a common meeting ground for all of us is part of the awesome sauce that makes the surrounding neighborhoods -- BeltLandia -- … [Read more...]

Dancing with the Goats at Ponce City Market

I’m always jonesing for a good cup of coffee and one of my favorite places is Dancing Goats Coffee Bar, which just so happens to be right on the BeltLine! I used to love going to their Decatur location, but it was a little too out of the way for frequent visits (traffic, of course, being the deciding factor), so I was delighted when they opened their Old Fourth Ward location a few years ago. Dancing Goats was one the first businesses to open up at Ponce City Market. Over the past couple years … [Read more...]