First Assortment of Retail, Dining Options Now Open at Madison Yards

Retail, Dining Options at Madison Yards

Much-anticipated Madison Yards has officially opened (some of) its doors to visitors! The first assortment of retail and dining options at the 17-acre, mixed-use development on Memorial Drive in Atlanta are now open to the public. Located just east of the Atlanta Downtown Connector at southeast corner of Memorial Drive and Bill Kennedy Way on the redeveloped Leggett & Platt site.[...]

Marietta Square

Marietta: One of Metro Atlanta’s Thriving Suburbs

Marietta, Georgia is located Northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County Located just northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County, Marietta is home to a thriving city and rich history. With a booming city square, quaint shops, exciting festivals and just the right amount of southern charm, Marietta is the perfect place to call home. The city is ranked in the top 100 places[...]

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Grant Park: History, Charm and Simplicity

Grant Park is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods Located in the heart of Atlanta, Grant Park is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods and most important historical districts. The neighborhood is brimming with the character and charm of Victorian era mansions, twentieth century bungalows and small cottages. Grant Park’s extensive tree-lined, brick-paved sidewalk system and taste for recreation and amusement only[...]

Oglethorpe University in Brookhaven

Brookhaven: Metro Atlanta’s Historical Hideaway

With a growing population of 53,819 residents, Brookhaven, located in western DeKalb County, has become an Atlanta hot spot for real estate and lifestyle. Located directly northeast of the city, Brookhaven became the 11th city in Dekalb County on December 17, 2012, the newest addition to the Atlanta area. Atlanta residents began constructing summer cottages in the community around the[...]

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Metro Atlanta Cities Make the ’50 Safest’ List

Safety is always a crucial thing to consider when looking for a new place to call home. With the country’s latest events, there are many growing threats to new and current homeowners, including COVID-19, police violence and overall daily concern. Ranked 12th for daily security and fifth for pandemic safety, Georgia’s top 20 safest cities experience crime rates lower than[...]

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Metro Atlanta – How Many Counties Are Included?

The metro Atlanta area sprawls across more than 8,000 square miles and 29 counties. It is no wonder that newcomers to the city scratch their heads when looking for Atlanta real estate. The abundance of home choices for Atlanta new homes can be overwhelming due to the abundance of options within the many surrounding cities and towns in the metro area. Atlanta is[...]

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Southwyck Homes Communities in Georgia’s Top 10 Safest Cities

Understanding the importance of building homes in secure communities, Southwyck Homes makes it a top priority to build in cities with low crime rates and a strong sense of security. Southwyck Homes is proud to announce that Acworth, Woodstock and Milton were named in the top 10 safest cities in Georgia according to SafeWise. Homeowners in the communities of Crossroads at[...]

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Newnan: City of Homes

During the 1820s, the Creek Indians ceded their land to the State of Georgia that would soon include five counties, including Coweta. In 1828, Georgia incorporated Newnan, and nearly 200 years later, holds the county seat. Newnan derives from a North Carolina native, General Daniel Newnan, who later became Georgia's Secretary of State and a U.S. Congressman. Newnan prospered during the turn[...]

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Rock Into the Night at Fifth Annual Sheila Fest

This year marks the fifth annual Traditions of Braselton charity event, Sheila Fest. In 2017, the community of Braselton came together to raise support for resident Sheila Anderson after she suffered a massive heart attack. Quickly, the event grew into an esteemed occasion that supports the local charity iServe Ministries and provides live entertainment for locals and visitors to enjoy. Sheila Fest[...]