23. Catch Atlanta’s other pro football team

Go to a Silverbacks game

Photograph by Ellen McRaney

Here’s a suggestion for city boosters: If you want to tout Atlanta as a global city, showcase Atlanta Silverbacks Park, where the world’s most popular sport is played by a men’s pro team (the season starts April 13) and a women’s developmental squad, as well as soccer amateurs and club teams of all levels. The stadium also hosts events such as last fall’s Mexican Independence Day Festival.

This article originally appeared in our April 2013 issue.