Best of Atlanta 2015 Fun
Everything is awesome at the design museum’s brick-building nights.
Don’t be put off by the name. The new intown outpost of this behemoth indoor fairway is less country club and more upscale sports bar/party space.
A devastating fire seems like an unlikely catalyst for celebration, but this past May, Old Fourth Ward residents debuted Fire in the Fourth, designed to honor the neighborhood’s resilience and celebrate its more recent revitalization from 20th-century blight.
In this two-and-a-half-hour walking tour, paranormal investigators lead you through Historic Roswell’s most haunted locales after dark.
With 18,000 titles, it’s the only place where the city’s cinephiles can nab obscure flicks—like local music documentary Benjamin Smoke—alongside the latest mainstream releases.
The garden spread its tendrils this spring with two new spaces totaling nearly 200 acres. In Midtown, the previously undeveloped Gardens in Storza Woods, one of Atlanta’s last remaining mature hardwood forests, opened in May, the first new addition since 2010’s Canopy Walk.
There’s nothing like a little hydro-therapy to combat the cold-weather doldrums, and guess what: Not all of our public pools close after Labor Day.
Civil Rights Tour Atlanta, a new three-hour tour organized by Houck, the former aide and driver to Martin Luther King Jr., offers an insider’s perspective into the daily lives of Atlanta’s heralded activists.
Every week, local creators hide small pieces of art on windowsills, inside phone booths, and on MARTA train platforms—all in the spirit of Free Art Friday, an international movement to bring art to the masses.
If you’ve got a wound-up kid on a rainy day, this is the place to set them loose. At its six metro Atlanta locations, Catch Air caters to the elementary-school-and-under set, with a special area for toddlers.
You wouldn’t necessarily expect a “battle royale” theme at a literary event. But it’s what makes Write Club Atlanta—a spirited competition in which two of the city’s best wordsmiths go head-to-head—so exciting.
From the top of the 60-foot main wall at Stone Summit in northeast Atlanta, you can almost see . . . Russia? Or maybe that’s just the high of accomplishment talking.
For more than a decade, Mason Fine Art has been a place where artists whose works are exhibited at major museums like the Whitney are displayed right alongside those who set up shop on Moreland Avenue.
At this new 7,500-square-foot addition to the Center for Puppetry Arts, kids can glimpse beloved Jim Henson characters, hear a story in the Sesame Street reading nook, and get inspired in the creature workshop.
Think you know everything there is to know about Atlanta? You might be surprised if you join local architect Jeff Morrison on his whenever-he-feels-like-it trek into downtown’s Gulch.
Since launching in 2012, Tanz Farm—the brainchild of Goat Farm coowner Anthony Harper and Glo founding artist Lauri Stallings—has fulfilled its mission of becoming a destination for cutting-edge contemporary dance.
Gen X has been associated so closely with grunge, it’s easy to forget that we also came of age during the golden era of hip-hop.