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How to Visit Atlanta Like a Local

How to Visit Atlanta Like a Local Traveling to and exploring new cities like Atanta can be the experience of a lifetime. But there’s only one way to make your vacation in Atlanta even more memorable: visiting like a local. Oftentimes, tourist traps and popular landmarks can catch our attention and draw us in. However, there’s no better way to experience the true culture of Atlanta than to visit the locals’ favorite spots around town. With diverse neighborhoods and... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Monday, Jun 15, 2020
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7 Reasons Atlanta is the Best Place to Live

Why is Atlanta the best place to live? Whether you live in Atlanta or are planning a trip to visit soon, it will come as no surprise that Atlanta continues to be one of the best places to live and explore. Alongside incredible architecture and city-life hustle and bustle, Atlanta provides so many benefits for those looking to move to the South.   7 Reasons to Move to Atlanta You may be wondering, why should I move to Atlanta? There isn’t just one answer to this... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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Fridays with a Twist: Berry Margarita

Get into that Friday Feeling with this Berry Margarita from Chick-a-Biddy, perfect for front porch sipping. 🍓 Berry Margarita Simple Syrup 1 C. granulated sugar 1 C. hot water Mix until combined and sugar is completely dissolved. Berry Sauce 2 ½ C. berries of your choice (I did a mix of blueberry and strawberries) ½ C. jam (we used cherry, but any berry jam will work) 1/3 C. granulated sugar ¼ C. water Cut bigger fruit into smaller... Read More
at Friday, Apr 17, 2020
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Who Delivers in Atlanta?

Who delivers in Atlanta? As COVID-19 continues to impact everyone in our city, restaurant owners and employees haven’t stopped working to serve customers all across Atlanta. With curbside pick-up, drive-thru, and delivery options, you can enjoy all of your favorite restaurant-style dishes from the comfort of your home. Whether you’re tired of cooking dinner every night or just want to enjoy a delicious meal with loved ones, we’re here to give you all the details on who... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020
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In the Kitchen with Atlantic Station: Matzo Ball Soup

Your browser doesn't support video. Please download the file: video/mp4   With all the time we're spending at home now, why not sharpen those cooking skills? In this week's In the Kitchen with Atlantic Station, Chef Shaun Doty of Chick-a-Biddy shares his matzo ball soup recipe with us and...oy! It's tasty.  Matzo Ball Soup   For the chicken stock: Bones from a 4-5 lb. roasted chicken* 1 large onion, quartered... Read More
at Thursday, Apr 9, 2020
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To Our Atlantic Station Community

To Our Community,  As we begin a new month, we wanted to connect with our Atlantic Station residents, neighbors, partners and guests. Throughout these unprecedented times, we tend to reflect on what’s important in our lives: family and community. For us, this has meant being truly grateful that so many people have looked to Atlantic Station as a “home away from home” in the heart of Atlanta. Now, more than ever, we believe in the strength of our neighborhood and... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
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Where to Live in Atlanta in 2020

Where to Live in Atlanta in 2020 Are you considering moving to Atlanta? We are so excited to welcome you into a city full of rich history, job opportunities, and family-friendly activities. As one of the largest cities in the United States, Atlanta has become a hotspot for residents of every age and walk of life.    The Best Atlanta Neighborhoods to Live in With a wide range of diverse neighborhoods, Atlanta offers current and potential residents the opportunity to... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020
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5 Restaurants You Have to Try in Atlanta

*Image credit to Vegan Liftz   must-try Restaurants in Atlanta Whether it’s your first time visiting Atlanta or you’re a native, it’s always exciting to find unique spots to enjoy a delicious meal with the people you love most. The city of Atlanta is home to some of the South’s best restaurants, incredible eateries you just can’t pass up. From Italian cuisine to Irish pubs, our city offers it all. Here are a few of our favorites! 1.... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020
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5 Things Atlanta is Famous For

What is Atlanta known for? Founded in 1837, Atlanta, Georgia has continued to be a city rich in history, creative minds, and nonstop fun. As one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, Atlanta is known to be a fast paced yet family-friendly city in Georgia that is home to individuals of all ages. What is Atlanta really known for? What makes Atlanta the incredible city it is today? Read on to find out.    1. Atlanta’s Rich History To really... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020
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Guide to Engagements in Atlanta: Where to Propose & How to Prepare

Where to Propose in Atlanta The day you propose to the love of your life is a day you will never forget. Finding the perfect spot for an engagement can take a lot of thought and consideration in preparation to make your future spouse’s surprise the best it can be. With a variety of fun excursions, beautiful landmarks, and romantic settings, Atlanta offers you the proposal location of your dreams. Here are a few of the best places to propose in Atlanta. Atlanta’s... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Thursday, Jan 2, 2020
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5 Reasons to Visit Skate the Station at Atlantic Station

What is Skate the Station at Atlantic Station? Skate the Station is an annual event for the city of Atlanta and beyond, inviting guests of all ages to celebrate the holiday season by ice-skating at the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southeast. As part of the holiday celebrations at Atlantic Station, Skate the Station is an opportunity to enjoy the season with family and friends while shopping, dining, and enjoying the entertainment options Atlantic Station has to offer. Why try... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019
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Best Races in Atlanta: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler & 5K and More

What are the best races in Atlanta? It’s no surprise Atlanta is known as Running City, USA. One of the best perks of living in and visiting Atlanta are the many opportunities to enjoy the many trails and neighborhoods throughout the city. From a variety of beautiful community parks to hundreds of races that take place all over the metro area each year, there’s plenty to experience in Atlanta if you’re a fan of running. Looking for suggestions for the best races in... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Monday, Sep 30, 2019
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3 Ways to Update Your Home on a Budget

Updating Your Home on a Budget Keeping up with the latest home trends and updates can get overwhelming and quite expensive. However, we’re here to give you the best tips and tricks to working affordable home updates into your budget. With a mix of budget-friendly and high-end stores, Atlantic Station is the place to go to find deals on incredible home decor, furniture, and more. Channel your inner Chip and JoJo today at Atlantic Station , where you’ll find great deals... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Friday, Sep 13, 2019
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Top 10 Gifts Every Atlanta Falcons Fan Needs

Gifts Every Atlanta Falcons Fan Needs  With the football season starting in September, Atlanta Falcons fans need to stock up on the latest and greatest fan apparel and gifts! You can represent your favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons, wherever you are. If you’re at work, school, or at home, the Atlanta Falcons Official Team Store at Atlantic Station offers it all. Whether you’re looking for a birthday gift, back to school present, or small happy, you can find it... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Monday, Aug 19, 2019
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Top 10 IKEA Items You Need in Your Life: Organization & Decorative Pieces That Will Make Your Life Easier

Top 10 IKEA Items You Need in Your Life IKEA is known world-wide for its inexpensive yet trendy furniture and decorative pieces. If you have visited an IKEA store, you know just how many options they have to offer. Although it can be overwhelming to walk through a winding path of household items, IKEA brings in thousands of customers daily because of the wide variety of affordable and trendy decor. Today we are bringing you the top 10 IKEA items that you never knew you needed in your... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019
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Guide to Hosting a Summer Dinner Party: Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

Tips & Tricks for Hosting a Summer Dinner Party Summer nights are the perfect time to host a dinner party. With beautiful weather and great food, your summer nights will become memories that will last forever. Wondering where to begin when it comes to planning the perfect dinner party? Atlantic Station is the place to go for all of your dinner party needs. We’re giving you the best tips and tricks to hosting the ultimate dinner party of the summer.   Delicious... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019
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Summer 2019 Fashion Trends: Fun and Flirty Florals

Summer 2019 Fashion Trends Summer 2019 is just around the corner, and we’re gearing up for warm weather with these fashion trends we can’t get enough of. Here’s what we’re seeing on the runway that you’ll want to incorporate into your summer wardrobe. Floral Patterns Floral patterns are all the rage this season. Just about every item and accessory you could want is available in a floral pattern this season, including: Blouses ... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Yoga for Beginners: Plus Tips and Tricks + Yoga Essentials You Need to Get Started

Does yoga work for weight loss? Yes! Yoga is one of the most effective and beneficial workouts you can choose. While you won’t necessarily burn as many calories from 30 minutes of yoga as you will from 30 minutes of running, yoga has been shown to help increase metabolism, improve energy levels, build stamina, and help calm the mind. All of these added benefits can be instrumental on a weight loss or overall health and wellness journey. Benefits of Yoga There are a... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Thursday, Apr 25, 2019
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Top 10 Gifts Every Atlanta United Fan Needs

Atlanta United fans are known as some of the best fans in the MLS. They are rowdy, and they are proud. Simply put, they love their team. We have compiled a list of the top 10 gifts that would be perfect for that Atlanta United fan in your life. If you would rather go browse a lot of great gifts in person, head to Atlantic Station. The Official Team Store is located there- one of only two in the whole city! Tickets To a Game The best gift you can give to an Atlanta United... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Friday, Apr 5, 2019
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Happy International Women's Day!

PHOTO: Kristie Ray - Marketing Director (left), Barbara Garrett - General Manager (center), and Starr Cumming - Specialty Leasing Director (right). Happy International Women's Day from Atlantic Station's fearless female leadership team! We're lucky to have so many talented and inspiring women working for Atlantic Station and Hines. The theme for this year's International Women's Day is #BalanceforBetter, which resonates with our goal... Read More
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Girls Weekend in ATL: Guide to Planning a Girls Trip to Atlanta

Planning the Ultimate Girls Trip to Atlanta Planning a bachelorette trip or girls weekend getaway? Atlanta offers everything you could want for a night on the town or a spa getaway without the outrageous hotel and restaurant prices of NYC and Vegas. Here’s what you need to know about planning a visit to Atlanta.   3 Places You Have to Visit in Atlanta There’s no shortage of places to visit in Atlanta. Here are a few highlights you don’t want to miss... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Monday, Mar 4, 2019
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'Park Your Ideas Here' Naming Contest - Top Three Finalists!

We're overhauling our central green space, and the new park needs a new name. For six weeks, we asked Georgia residents to enter their suggestions in our 'Park Your Ideas Here Naming Contest' for a chance to win awesome prizes. Hundreds of name submissions were narrowed down to just three finalists, who each received a $250 Atlantic Station restaurant and retail gift card prize pack! Congratulations to our three finalists on their outstanding submissions! The... Read More
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Family Friendly Events in Atlanta

Things to Do in Atlanta Atlanta offers plenty of family-friendly events year-round for the whole family to enjoy. From family movie nights under the stars to petting penguins in the largest aquarium in the country, here are a few of our favorite Atlanta events and attractions to check out.   Movies in Central Park Atlantic Station’s Movies in the Park event is one of Atlanta’s most popular family-friendly outings. Guests bring cozy blankets, lawn chairs, and... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019
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Correcting the record on Atlantic Station response to recent shooting

Atlantic Station’s ownership, management and security teams strongly feel the need to refute a recent media report alleging Atlantic Station did not adequately cooperate with police following the Dec. 13 shooting in our parking garage.  The report paints an inaccurate picture of what transpired in the minutes and hours after the incident. We have fully cooperated with police in this matter, promptly provided access to our security cameras and complied with a... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith
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Holiday Guide to Atlanta

Holiday Events in Atlanta Whether you’re an Atlanta native, resident, or visiting our beautiful city for the holidays, there are plenty of fun, family-friendly holiday events taking place. From local craft markets to pictures, with Santa, we’ve created a guide to help you make your holiday plans! Read on to learn more about what’s going on in and around Atlanta! 1. The Atlanta Christkindl Market November 23 - December 23 | Times Vary The German American... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Monday, Dec 10, 2018
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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Atlanta in the Fall

Fall Events and Attractions in Atlanta Atlanta offers plenty of fun for adults and kids alike year-round, but fall is a particularly exciting time for anyone looking for a weekend getaway or a fun destination for the whole family. From fall festivals, fall foliage, and Halloween fun to weekly sporting events, food festivals, and other events and entertainment, there’s something to explore every day in Atlanta.   1. Festive Fall Fun If you’re a fan of fall, or... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
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Top 5 Best Coffee Shops in Atlanta

Our Favorite Coffee Shops in Atlanta In honor of International Coffee Day on September 29, we’re sharing our top 5 favorite coffee shops in Atlanta. From fair trade coffee beans to knowledgable baristas, there are several reasons to stop at many of Atlanta’s unique coffee shops. If you’re a coffee connoisseur planning a trip to Atlanta soon, or if you’re a local interested in checking out new shops, read on for our list of the 5 best coffee shops in and around... Read More
at Friday, Sep 28, 2018
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VIDEO: Atlantic Station - Then, Now, Next

In this video, learn more about Atlantic Station’s past, present, and where things are headed in the future as we undergo an exciting redevelopment and expansion. Read More
at Thursday, Apr 5, 2018
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St. Patty's Party Place

What's the most fun you'll have all year?  We think it's St. Patrick's Day at Atlantic Station.  And we especially love it when all this blarney takes place on a Saturday - THE actual St. Pat's Day!   We really do have it all when it comes to an authentic St. Patrick's Day celebration.  Ok, we aren't giving away a pot o' gold but we're pretty darn close to it.  First, everybody loves a parade and Atlanta's St.... Read More
Posted by Erika Smith at Monday, Mar 12, 2018
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Ice, Ice Baby ❄

Did you know that you can enjoy your very own private event pavilion at the Atlantic Station ice rink? Skate Pavilion, brought to you by Peachtree Tents & Events, is brand new for the 2017 - 2018 skate season! Skate under the stars and skyscrapers at birthday parties, corporate gatherings, and social events. Skate Pavilion is a climate-controlled private venue rental with direct access to the ice rink. Party planning is a piece of cake with catering options from several of... Read More
at Thursday, Jan 4, 2018
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Last Minute Gift Guides at Atlantic Station

It's not too late to find the perfect gift! All of these fun gifts are currently in stock, right here in Atlantic Station stores! Gift Guide for the Fur Baby • Stockings: Dillard's, $15 each • Collar: Dillard's, $21 • Eat/Drink Bowl Set: Dillard's, $30 • Cookie Dish: Dillard's, $20 • Chew Toy: Dillard's, $7 Gift Guide for the Fitness Junkie •Printed bra, tights, Manduka yoga mat,... Read More
at Friday, Dec 22, 2017
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Shopping and Dining - German Style

There's nothing else like it in the city!  Returning for a second year, the Atlanta Christkindl Market is bigger and better than ever.  This unique collection of German-made gifts and German food offers a taste of the famous markets that have become a tradition throughout Germany and much of Europe.  Everything is from Germany - even the cozy cottages that house all the food & beverage and unique gifts are imported from Germany.   Looking for a different way... Read More
at Friday, Dec 1, 2017
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Black Friday at Atlantic Station

BLACK FRIDAY 2017 Ready to shop until you drop (and then shop some more)? Not only will you enjoy deals and steals from our great stores and restaurants, but also experience the Grand Opening of the Christkindl Market! Enjoy authentic German food and beverages while shopping for holiday gifts at this traditional outdoor Christmas market.  Atlantic Station Black Friday Hours: 8AM to 11PM (Other store hours may vary) Athleta:  20% off excludes... Read More
at Friday, Nov 24, 2017
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Breast Cancer Awareness

JOIN THE MOVEMENT THIS OCTOBER! Help spread awareness with our retailers this month: BODIES The Exhibition:   Get $5 off admission when you wear pink Dillard’s :   A $2 donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation with the purchase of "Wacoal" and "B.Tempted" bras Kilwin’s:   10% off for those wearing pink Fab’rik :   Free gift wrapping with pink tissue paper Tervis:   ... Read More
at Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
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