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Free Things to Do in Atlanta, GA

// The city of Atlanta is a really fun place to spend time. There are so many fun and entertaining things to do in the city. While a lot of these things cost money, there are also a lot of … Read More

Public Schools in Atlanta, GA

// There are over 150 public schools in the Atlanta area. Unfortunately Atlanta does not currently have any Montessori schools open to the public, but students are offered a variety of school choices with charter and magnet schools. There are … Read More

Events in Downtown Atlanta

May 12, 2014 7:30 PMCher will be at the Philips Arena in Atlanta Georgia
The Underground AtlantaMay 24, 2014 12:00 PMIt’s a new era for Atlanta Carnival. Over 14 of the top Carnival bands will be showcasing their creativity through unique costume designs.Spectators can enjoy while dancing to the pulsating high energy music of the Caribbean www.atlantacarnivalbc.com
Safety WolfJun 7, 2014 8:30 PMKatalyst is pleased to announce that President Snow has put us in charge of hosting THE FIRST ANNUAL HUNGER RAVES. Please read the following announcement carefully as we are changing the Games this year so that every citizen will have a chance to enjoy.
Centennial Olympic ParkNov 1, 2014 12:00 PMMoving Day Atlanta is the National Parkinson Foundation’s 5K walk event that unites families, friends and communities in the fight against Parkinson's disease. Register for free today: www.MovingDayAtlanta.org.

About Downtown Atlanta

Just the thought of being downtown in Atlanta, Georgia brings a feeling of heat and excitement. Being in an area so steeped in rich culture alone is enough to make you think you can smell the magnolia blossoms and feel the sweat running down the back of your neck. Downtown Atlanta is a sprawling area composed of five districts and there are many interesting things to do and see. It's all about the culture, and downtown Atlanta has art galleries and museums all in walking distance of one another. If you are a sports fan, Phillips Arena, home of the Atlanta Falcons, Thrashers, and Dream can be found there. Numerous hotels from the not so expensive to the, "I should have cashed in a CD," expensive dot the downtown Atlanta, GA area. There are numerous good drinking and dining establishments also. The CNN Center offers both, and it offers the Glenn Hotel as well, which is new, expensive, and referred to as "sexy." Yes, the downtown Atlanta area has more than it's share of clubs, pubs, and eateries; something to satisfy every taste and pocketbook. If you can't stand the thought of being still while you eat, the Sun Dial is a revolving restaurant and bar that sits atop the Westin Peachtree Plaza. For the kiddies among us, The New World of Coca Cola Museum is down there, as is the Georgia State Capitol, and the Georgia Aquarium, not to be forgotten is the, Imagine It! Children's Museum. After a long hot day in the sun,if you get tired of being above ground in downtown Atlanta, you can go to Underground Atlanta, literally, now how awesome is that?