atlanta: Yes, I know you're excited, it happened this weekend - 02/19/17 10:48 AM
Finally, Gibbs Gardens opened this weekend on Feb. 18thWhere: 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground, GA
What: Showcase Gardens
Cost: $20 (See all admission prices)
Phone: 770-893-1881
 The History of Gibbs GardensJim Gibbs traveled for 15 years covering the nation and the world viewing gardens of every style and decided that he wanted to design and build a world class garden. He spent six years looking for a suitable site with a strong source of water and beautiful mature trees covering a rolling topography. It was truly “a dream come true” when he found the most beautiful site in the nation to construct the garden. The … (1 comments)

atlanta: Towne Lake Hills - Swim Tennis & Golf Course Homes - 02/12/17 11:49 AM
Towne Lake Hills - Homes with great Amenities
If you have an active family, you should always consider the amenities of the community when considering a home purchase.  If you have school aged children, the schools aret your first priority, but if they are active, always check out the community for the amenities it offers.  Most North Atlanta home communities have a required association fee.  You probably want to see what you get for that required home association fee. 
The Towne Lake Hills home community is located in the Towne Lake area of Woodstock.  These homes enjoy first class schools, but … (0 comments)

atlanta: A local's secrets to the Georgia Aquarium - 07/13/14 07:37 AM
Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions for visitors from out of state and locals in Atlanta. 
Here are some secret tips from a local: 
1.  Go Early -  Right now, you can get a discount by ordering online and selecting the first hour of the day.  The bonus for this is avoiding the big crowds especially if you have little ones that can't see over the heads of the groups in front of you. 
2.  It's a Happy Birthday!  If you are a resident of Georgia and you have an id to prove … (1 comments)

atlanta: Atlanta's Fiesty Icon - 07/13/14 03:21 AM
Atlanta's Fiesty Icon
Atlanta is well known as the "birthplace" for the book called Gone with the Wind.  If the author, Margaret Mitchell, had her way, it would never have been published. 
 
The fiesty 4'11 Margaret Mitchell wrote the book as a pet project in 1926 as she was recovering from a car accident in which her ankle was injured.  It wasn't something she intended to share with anyone.  It was only after a friend twisted her arm to show it to a book publisher during his visit to Atlanta that she revealed it.   She had written the … (1 comments)

atlanta: Atlanta's Iconic Photo Landmark - 07/13/14 02:01 AM
Atlanta's Iconic Photo Landmark
Many U.S. cities have an iconic landmark that immediately connects you to that city.  Some are more famous than others.  
When we were in Seattle last year, we just got plain lucky to have a room that we just randomly booked that had a direct view of the Pike's Market Sign right across the street.  
The other famous Seattle iconic landmark that identifies Seattle is the Space Needle.  If you just look at a photo of the Space Needle, you know the location; Seattle.  
This made me think about what landmark or location … (0 comments)

atlanta: Great tips for your 4th of July - 07/03/14 12:07 AM
Fireworks safety tips for all ages
 
I love fireworks!  Ever since I was a little girl, I looked forward to the 4th of July for the big event that highlighted the skys; FIREWORKS!
 
Unfortunately, as a little girl, I was watching a group firing off their personal fireworks as I stood close-by.  There was a small drone type of explosive that whirled around and then landed on my shoulder.  I heard a small explosion after that, right next to my ear.  I lost my hearing for a couple of days.  I was very lucky for it to return without any medical … (1 comments)

atlanta: Yes, celebrate with fireworks on the 4th of July! - 06/29/14 09:58 AM

Celebrate with fireworks on the 4th of July!
 
The 4th of July is the day we celebrate the Declaration of Independance.  It is one of my favorite holidays for the fireworks we enjoy after a day of picnics, fun and celebration. 
Here are some options to see fireworks in the Atlanta area:
 
1. This is my favorite.  The fireworks at Lenox Square Mall.  It's one of the largest displays and one of the most popular.
 Fourth of July Celebration at Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Rd. Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 233-6767
simon.com
Hours: July 4 … (0 comments)

 
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