photo of a couple enjoying live music at sheila fest

Rock Into the Night at Sixth Annual Sheila Fest

Peace, Love and Music to Fill the Air During Sixth Annual Sheila Fest in Jackson County Inspired by the woman for which it’s named and her incredible love of music, Sheila Fest returns to Traditions of Braselton. On Saturday, October 22, the all-day outdoor music festival is Jackson County’s answer to Woodstock 1969, with a lineup of talented local musicians taking[...]

StillFire Brewing partners with Find Your Fire Foundation

StillFire Brewing, Find Your Fire Foundation Reveal Second Annual Fundraiser

From noon to 8 p.m. on August 20, StillFire Brewing in Suwanee will be hosting the second annual Find Your Fire Fundraiser supporting the nonprofit organization Bert’s Big Adventure. The organization aims to provide an unforgettable, all-expenses-paid, five-day experience to Walt Disney World® for chronically and terminally ill children and their families. This fun-filled, family event will feature live entertainment,[...]

map of surrounding atlanta cities

Metro Atlanta – How Many Counties Are Included?

One of the largest cities in the Southeast, the metro Atlanta region spans 29 counties and more than 8,000 miles. For newcomers entering the Atlanta housing market, it can be overwhelming navigating the abundance of home choices and distinct neighborhoods. Atlanta ranks as the ninth-largest metropolitan center in the United States and the third-largest in the Southeast. With well-known companies such[...]

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Enjoy the Simple Southern Life in Henry County

For metro Atlanta residents searching for the solidarity and peace of the country life, living on the Southside may be the ticket! Henry County is home to Hampton, McDonough, Stockbridge and Locust Grove and gives residents a convenient 28-mile drive into the city while allowing them to enjoy the slower pace of suburban living. Families and young professionals will enjoy the[...]

LakePoint Sports in Emerson provides state-of-the-art sports facilities

LakePoint Sports in Emerson

LakePoint Sports, the country’s premier travel and youth sports destination, is set for a busy year!  The venue states demand and exposure to colleges, coaches and pro scouts are at a fever pitch! “Candidly, with our partnerships, state-of-the-art venues, and location, we are doing everything we can to keep up with the demand,” said David Pate, director of marketing at LakePoint[...]

Atlanta's new Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry image of the quarry filled with water

Exploring Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry

What is Westside Park? Westside Park also known as Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry and Westside Reservoir Park is the newest park in Atlanta, having opened in August, 2021. Located northwest of downtown Atlanta between highway 78 and interstate 75, this 280 acre park is also the largest greenspace in Atlanta. Bellwood Quarry, now a part of Westside Park, was a[...]

The King and Queen buildings located in Sandy Springs, GA as seen from I-285

Sandy Springs Offers More Than Meets the Eye

Sandy Springs is now one of the most popular suburbs in Atlanta. As the area continues to grow and develop, builders are bringing even more home options to the area in order to fill the need in the Atlanta market. Many buyers decide to buy in Sandy Springs because of the convenient access it offers to the bustling Perimeter area[...]

Decatur

Neighborhood Feature: Decatur

Decatur was incorporated in 1823 by European settlers. Prior to this the area was largely forested, and hosted two major native trade routes through the area; the Sandtown and Shallowford trails. A quiet place to live throughout the 1800s, the exception being a small skirmish between Confederate and Union soldiers which occurred towards the end of the civil war. In the[...]

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.[...]