Atlanta’s Botanical Garden

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be wandering in a botanical garden and all of a sudden come upon a tree painted pink?  How about looking up to discover there are big red discs hovering in the trees?  What would you think about spying chandeliers amongst the orchids? Pay a visit…

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Swilley Library (Mercer University)

The library on Mercer University’s Atlanta campus was dedicated in 1983 in honor of Dr. Monroe F. Swilley, Jr. who was the guiding force in establishing the Atlanta Baptist College in 1968. Then pastor of Atlanta’s Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, he resigned to serve as the College’s first and only president. In 1972,…

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Local Bookstores to Visit in Atlanta

Atlanta abounds with places for the bibliophile! From public libraries to campus bookstores, book clubs and author signings, the Georgia Center for the Book and the AJC Decatur Book Festival, something can be found for every literary style.  The area is also home to some of the best independent books stores around!  These shops feature…

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Local Food In Decatur, GA

Here are three fun eateries in Decatur, a small town East of Atlanta, known for local flavor and organic produce DeKalb Farmer’s Market 3000 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030 Open 9am – 9pm Daily 404.377.6440 http://www.dekalbfarmersmarket.com/ One of the best places to visit in the city for a variety of farm raised…

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The Georgia Aquarium

Atlanta might not be a city on the coast, but it certainly brings the ocean to its residents and tourists alike through the Georgia Aquarium in the heart of downtown. The impressive facility is affordable, giving the option to purchase tickets online with discount prices (for example, early bird hours). Events like the Dolphin and…

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