• Atlanta Visitor’s Guide – Getting Around

    Getting around in Atlanta Buckhead Where: North of downtown Atlanta, centered at Peachtree and Roswell roads. Inside scoop: Where old money meets frat parties, where streets lined with magnificent homes empty onto Atlanta’s most famous singles scene. It’s home to the Governor’s Mansion, much of the goings-on in Tom Wolfe’s “A Man in Full” and […]

  • My Atlanta Guide to the City

    Atlanta: the “city too busy to hate”. The metropolitan area boasts 3.8 million to 4.5 million residents, depending on whether the boasting is being done by the 10 counties closest to the city or the 20 counties closest to the city. The city proper has almost 450,000 residents, ranking it among the 50 largest in […]

  • Georgia Aquarium

    It’s open!” With those words, volunteer Bryan Shaw of Duluth welcomed the first of more than 10,000 people expected to visit the Georgia Aquarium when it opened in 2005. The world’s largest aquarium at that time opened to the general public with a fantastic show. The Aquarium is located just north of Centennial Olympic Park […]

  • Day Trips from Atlanta

    Get away for the day Because of their distance from downtown Atlanta or the depth of their offerings, these destinations will all take at least a day to experience. Close By Six Flags Over Georgia 12 miles from downtown Atlanta – With five kid-friendly rides that opend last year and this year’s addition has plenty […]

  • Spelman College aiming for new heights

    The first students — 11 in all — were mostly former slaves who gathered in the basement of a Baptist church, determined to learn how to read the Bible and to write. Their teachers, two white missionaries from Massachusetts, had been sent to the South to study the living conditions of freedmen three years before. […]

  • Atlanta Visitor’s Guide

    Wanna get some entertaining education? Splash around the new Georga Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. Or check out one of the area’s many museums, such as the locomotive museum in Kennesaw or the Atlanta History Center. Curious about an Atlanta institution? Visit the World of Coca-Cola, the CNN Center, Fox Theatre or the Martin Luther King […]