MARTA offers special service for Atlanta riders on 4th of July

Celebrate your independence from the tyranny of driving this holiday weekend by taking MARTA to such time-honored festivities as the Peachtree Road Race, the Atlanta Braves game and fireworks displays at Lenox Square and Centennial Olympic Park. From 4:45 a.m. on Friday, July 4, to 1 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, MARTA will operate special […]

Top Atlanta restaurants’ 4th of July menu

Temperatures are rising in Hotlanta and the city’s restaurants have added some refreshing fares to their menus. This Fourth of July, you can go out and enjoy some delectable, light fares and refreshing drinks at many of your favorite spots. Check them out. Alma Cocina 191 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta, Georgia 30303 404.968.9662 alma-atlanta.com Nothing is […]

Celebrate Independence Day at TAP in Atlanta: Exclusive Whistling Dixie recipe

Don your red, white and blue at TAP for their annual “Fourth of July Party on the Patio.” It’s their 7th annual celebration; enjoy TAP’s brunch menu, drink specials and live entertainment as you watch and cheer on Peachtree Road racers from the best seat in the city. The festivities begin early at 7 a.m. and […]

Atlanta Fourth of July event guide 2013

 Atlanta has some of the best events surrounding the Fourth of July holiday. With Lenox Mall offering a huge block party and the annual Peachtree Road Race, you are sure to find something to do from sun up to sun down in Atlanta this Independence Day.

‘Black Girls RUN!’ Conquers the 2011 Peachtree Road Race

Black Girls RUN! is more than a running group. It is a support group focusing on distance running as a way to combat the growing obesity epidemic in the African American community. Founded in 2009 by Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks, the group’s mission quickly spread across the country and boasts local chapters in 21 […]

Commit to Be Fit!

Although reluctant, I decided to join a boot camp in my neighborhood in mid-February, and I must say that it’s an excellent blend of cardio and strength training. The level of difficulty is intense, but so are the results. As warmer weather approaches, look deep within and consider making a commitment to increase and maintain […]