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 …

First Time Home Buyers Love Atlanta

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

The real estate market has changed a bit during the Coronavirus pandemic, and in many cities, Atlanta included, sales have slowed somewhat. In good news for sellers however, home prices have continued their steady rise. Even so, the personal finance website WalletHub has found that Atlanta still ranks among the best locations for first time home buyers. To determine what …

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 Attractions Reopening

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Nearly three months after the majority of Atlanta’s tourist attractions closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of Atlanta’s most popular destinations for family fun are starting to reopen. There will be changes however, from limits on the number of visitors who can enter a facility at once, to mask requirements and temperature scans. Read on for more information about …

Ponce City Market Slowly Reopening

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

After being almost fully shuttered since mid-March, Ponce City Market has slowly begun the process of reopening. Not every resident of the market feels comfortable opening at all, and some are only returning to take out service, but this is one more step toward normalcy for the market and food hall that is a favorite among Atlantans and visitors alike. This …