shopping area in little five points

Little Five Points: Atlanta’s Bohemian Community

For fans of vinyl records, good food and great theater, a trip to Little Five Points is the order of the day. As Atlanta’s resident Bohemian community, Little Five Points sits between Inman Park and Virginia-Highland, just two-and-a-half miles from downtown. Named for its convergence of five streets akin to Five Points in Downtown Atlanta, Little Five Points came into existence[...]

piedmont park bridge with gazebo

Virginia Highland: Atlanta’s Gem

Established in the 1900s, the historic city of Virginia Highland was originally founded as a streetcar suburb. Its name derives from the intersection of Virginia Avenue and North Highland Avenue, which was the central and busiest part of the city. Now, its convenient five-minute commute to downtown mixed with its famous bungalows and historic homes from the 1910s to 1930s attract[...]

winter morning tree lined golf cart path

Peachtree City: Georgia’s Golf Cart Capital

During the 1950s, a group of real estate developers combined and collected over 12,000 acres in Fayette County to build a community. Now encompassing 24 square miles in the county, Peachtree City contains five “villages” within city limits: Aberdeen, Braelinn, Glenloch, Kedron and West Side. Each contains active lifestyles, vacation-style living and southern charm.  Having been continuously named among the[...]

Dunwoody Ga skyline

Dunwoody: The City Spelled with an Extra “O”

Pioneered in the early 1930s, Dunwoody is named after Major Charles Dunwody. An extra “o” was accidentally added when the name was written incorrectly on a bank note. Dunwoody officially became a city in 2008. Located in the northern tip of DeKalb County, Dunwoody is recognized for featuring many of the metro-areas best dining, shopping, schools and recreation opportunities. The city[...]

historic court house in downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta: From “First Town” to Affluent City

Alpharetta once resided within the boundaries of the Cherokee Nation and was the home of numerous indigenous families. In the 1830s, European Settlers and the American Army forcibly removed the Cherokee and other native tribes from the modern American Southeast. Milton County, now the northeastern section of Fulton County, was created in 1857, with Alpharetta (then known as the city[...]

alpacas at snellville alpaca farm

Settling Down in Snellville

Thomas Snell and James Sawyer probably didn’t imagine that their trade store for farmers would eventually become the location of one of Gwinnett County’s most popular cities. For 30 years, Snellville has continued to grow and become an ideal place for residents to prosper. Located near Atlanta and Athens, Snellville offers residents the ability to live, work and play close[...]