A New Way to Support Atlanta’s Black Owned Businesses

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

A new food delivery service is launching in Atlanta this week! Black and Mobile, founded by a 25-year-old entrepreneur in Philadelphia, is making its way to our city with a scheduled launch on Tuesday, July 21st. The app works like other food delivery services, and specifically connects you with black owned restaurants within your local community. Restaurants that have signed …

Slingin’ Wings Festival

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Originally scheduled for this past spring, the Slingin’ Wings Festival is on for its rescheduled date of August 15th. Social distancing and enhanced safety precautions will be in effect, such as limited capacity compared to prior years and disposable masks available at the gates for anyone who forgets to bring their own. Restaurants from all over the city will converge on …

Cocktails in the Garden

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Due to the brief closure of the Atlanta Botanical Garden earlier this year, the popular Cocktails in the Garden event has now been extended through September. The event takes place each Tuesday – Sunday evening from 5pm – 9 pm, with the last timed entry allowed at 8:30 pm. You can enjoy specialty cocktails while strolling the gardens and exploring Alice’s …

Best of Atlanta’s Farmers Markets

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Now more than ever, Atlantans love their local farmers markets. Purchasing from local farmers, artisans and vendors has become even more important to many of us lately as we strive to support small businesses and our local economies in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. As part as their annual Best of Atlanta series, the AJC has released this year’s winners …

Center for Puppetry Arts Reopening

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

The Center for Puppetry Arts has announced that they will reopen their doors on July 10th, following nearly 4 months of closure due to the Coronavirus pandemic. According to a press release on the Center for Puppetry Arts website – “While theaters and workshops remain closed, the Center for Puppetry Arts is delighted to announce the re-opening of its Worlds …

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Mark your calendars for the rescheduled date of the 84th annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Originally slated to occur in April, this year’s festival has been rescheduled to August 7th-9th. While the festival normally occurs in the spring at the height of blooming season for Georgia’s beautiful dogwoods, this year’s fall festival will be just as fun! Virtually every kind of …

Head North to the Butterfly Farm!

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

The Dahlonega Butterfly Farm will be opening June 19th by reservation only for tours of their 760 square foot butterfly conservatory and outdoor caterpillar habitat. During your tour you can learn about the butterfly life cycle and have the opportunity to “catch” a butterfly for an up-close look! Social distancing measures are in place, and only 8 people will be …