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Oakland Cemetery’s Illumine returns with a celebration of trees
For Illumine, Historic Oakland Cemetery becomes a canvas. Lights illuminate the storied graves, strategically placed lighted sculptures draw the eyes up, and videos project on to mausoleums and the bell tower.
For forager Robby Astrove, Atlanta isn’t just a city in a forest. It’s a city in an orchard.
On a stroll through Oakland Cemetery, Robby Astrove rubs a bush and notes that it’s sage. Around the corner, he notices lemon thyme growing among the plots; we stop for a taste with the city as a backdrop. There’s food everywhere, he says.
Leave souvenir T-shirts for the tourists: rep these hometown Atlanta brands instead
Fun local merch to sport yourself or give as a gift
Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for February
Pick up a new skill at the Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival or spend Valentine's Day at Oakland Cemetery.
The ultimate guide to Halloween events in metro Atlanta
Halloween season is here and there is plenty of fun to be had all over the metro area. Here's a run down of haunted houses, parties, kid-friendly fun, and more.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: May 8-14
Bring the little ones to Toddler Takeover, an arts festival especially for kids at the Woodruff Arts Center, or listen to live music and peruse the vendors at the 35th annual Sweet Auburn Springfest.
Best of Atlanta 2018: City Life
The best of city life in Atlanta 2018, including axe throwing, best place for celebrity spotting, new bike trail, dog park, staycation, bar trivia, and more.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 28-December 4
Watch the annual Children's Christmas Parade in Midtown, tour historic homes in Virginia-Highland, and get in the holiday spirit at Oakland Cemetery.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 26-October 2
Catch Nine Inch Nails at their first Atlanta concert in four years, eat all the cheese your heart could desire, and step inside some very tiny houses.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 14-20
ASO adds Bowie to their classical lineup, the Decatur Beach Party is free for the first time, and more.