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FITWIT TO HOST A FREE BAREFOOT WORKOUT IN SUPPORT OF TOMS’ “ONE DAY WITHOUT SHOES” GLOBAL AWARENESS INITIATIVE

April 15th, 2014 | Events | 0 Comments


On Tuesday, April 29, FitWit is inviting Atlantans to kick off their shoes and join them for a free barefoot workout in support of TOMS’ “One Day Without Shoes” initiative that annually raises global awareness for children’s health and education. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., FitWit invites all fitness levels to join their team of experts at the athletic field by the Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park on the Atlanta BeltLine for a free 45-minute fat-burning and muscle strengthening workout. Immediately following the workout, attendees are invited to attend a casual after-party at Parish in Inman Park where 10% of food and drink sales will be donated to the FitWit Foundation and Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. For more information or to sign up, visit www.fitwit.com/toms or call 888-534-8948.

About FitWit: FitWit is an award-winning outdoor group exercise program with four Atlanta-area locations and a unique core premise: Fitness is best cultivated in community. FitWit campers become members of a positive, challenging, and supportive community, helping individuals achieve their fitness goals and giving them the tools they need to sustain a healthy lifestyle. Portions of every FitWit camp proceeds go directly to The FitWit Foundation, which provides free fitness programs that build strength and develop character for the young people who need it most.. For more information, please visit fitwit.com.

FROZEN PINTS HELPS MAKE TURNER FIELD A LITTLE SWEETER IN TIME FOR OPENING DAY

April 1st, 2014 | Events, News | 0 Comments

Now baseball fans can have their beer and eat it too at Turner Field! Beginning on Opening Day for Turner Field, Tuesday, April 8th, Frozen Pints craft beer ice cream will be available to patrons in single serve sizes that come with a built-in spoon. Fans simply need to look for the branded ice cream cart by Aisle 118 on the Field Level to take advantage of the Atlanta-based company’s most popular flavors including Malted Milk Chocolate Stout, Vanilla Bock, Brown Ale Chip, and Peach Lambic.

“We always knew we wanted to make it to The Ted and saw it as a milestone for Frozen Pints, so to finally get there is a special moment for us – a recognition that we’re a part of the Atlanta community,” says Ari Fleischer, co-founder of Frozen Pints.  “Not to mention, there’s nothing more perfect on a hot summer day than baseball and beer ice cream – talk about classic American!”

Launching more than a year ago, Frozen Pints craft beer ice cream, the first product to market of its kind, can be found in more than 130 retail spots and restaurants in metro Atlanta, Macon, Peachtree City, Sewanee, Woodstock and Athens, Georgia, and is now available at the Georgia Dome and Turner Field. Using the finest craft beers and freshest local ingredients, Frozen Pints manufactures five distinct flavors out of Atlanta, Georgia:  Peach Lambic, Honey IPA, Brown Ale Chip, Malted Milk Chocolate Stout, and Vanilla Bock and offers specialty and seasonal flavors throughout the year. Most recently, Frozen Pints joined forces with Chicago’s Goose Island Brewery to release “Strawberry Sofie” craft beer ice cream throughout Georgia as part of its Limited Release series.

For more information, to find retail and restaurant partners, or to place an order, visit www.frozenpints.com. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FrozenPintsIceCream and on Twitter and Instagram at @frozenpints.

PARK BAR INTRODUCES “MONDAY MEATUP” EVENT SERIES

February 28th, 2014 | Events | 0 Comments

Park Bar is excited to announce the arrival of a brand new, monthly event series, Monday MEATup. The meat-centric series geared to please the utmost carnivore cravings will kick off at 7 p.m. and feature rotating themes each month, which will highlight offerings from Park Bar’s new menu paired with specialty cocktail and sprit offerings. During the inaugural Monday MEATup on March 3, 2014, guests are invited to unleash their inner carnivore by partaking in an exploration of meaty dishes and specials, including tastes of Park Bar’s burger of the month, The Morningside Burger, featuring Brasstown Beef cooked to perfection, topped with all-American cheese, pecan-smoked bacon, a fried egg, and hash brown bites, alongside other tempting offerings like short rib and pimento egg rolls, and Caveman Nachos, featuring large potato pucks, topped with short rib and smothered in cheese. As guests feast, they can wash it all down with specialty cocktails such as Sprecher’s Hard Root Beer, a Bacon Bloody Mary, and the Elvis Presley, featuring a mix of bacon vodka, hazelnut liqueur, banana liqueur, and a splash of cream. For more information, please visit www.parkbaratlanta.com or call (404) 524-0444.

Park Bar is located in the Luckie Marietta District of bustling Downtown Atlanta, right off Centennial Olympic Park Drive at 150 Walton Street. Hours of operation are Monday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until midnight. For more information, please visit www.parkbaratlanta.com or call (404) 524-0444. Follow Park Bar on Twitter and Instagram at @Park Bar and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/parkbaratl.

Red Bull Illume to Showcase 50 Top Action and Adventure Sports Photographs in atlanta

February 19th, 2014 | Events | 0 Comments

Red Bull Illume, the world’s largest international photography competition dedicated to action and adventure sports, is making a stop in Atlanta March 20 through March 30, 2014. Once the sun sets, locals and visitors alike are invited to stroll through Piedmont Park and take in the sights of 25 life-sized, illuminated light boxes that are touring the world as part of a unique nighttime exhibition. The images, which have been carefully selected and curated from over 28,000 submitted photographs, showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet. Throughout the 10-day free exhibition, attendees also will have opportunities to attend lectures from the award-winning photographers, meet Red Bull athletes and more.

The 2013 Red Bull Illume Image Quest is the third edition of the competition after 2007 and 2010.  A total of 28,257 photos were submitted in 2013 by 6,417 photographers from 124 countries around the globe.  The top 50 images, first unveiled in Hong Kong, are touring the world as part of a unique illuminated nighttime exhibition. An international panel of esteemed photo editors selected the top 50 images, naming 10 category winners and an overall 2013 Red Bull Illume winner.

“There are talented photographers and then there are gifted photographers,” said Jym Wilson, Senior Photo Editor at USA Today and one of 50 Red Bull Illume judges globally. “I saw a lot of talent but also saw some truly gifted photographers. These are not just action photographers but people with great technical and artistic skills.”

The Red Bull Illume kickoff event will be on Thursday, March 20 and will begin at approximately 8 p.m. as the sun sets over Piedmont Park. Located at the 10th Street side of the park inside the Charles Allen gates, the unveiling of the illuminated light boxes is open to the public and free to attend.   The evening will feature performances by Red Bull athletes and live broncolor photo demonstrations by winning photographers.  Cocktails will be available for guests ages 21 and up.

After the exhibit’s 10-day stop in Atlanta, the Red Bull Illume Exhibition Tour will head to Spain and then will continue to travel around the world’s capitals and cultural hubs for the next two years.  For additional details, please visit www.redbullillume.com and follow @RedBullATL on Twitter.

CYPRESS STREET PINT AND PLATE CELEBRATES SIX YEARS OF SUCCESS

February 4th, 2014 | Events, News | 0 Comments

Come early, stay late, and make memories that will last a lifetime as Cypress Street Pint and Plate celebrates six years of success and the 4th anniversary of its beloved Beer Geek Tuesday series.  During a special anniversary edition of Beer Geek Tuesday, tonight, February 4, 2014, revelers are invited to enjoy a variety of drink specials, including $2 Cypress Draft beer, $5 well drinks, $5 Deep Eddy’s Vodka cocktails, and $5 shots of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey. The OMG Booth will also be in the house to help document the shenanigans throughout the evening. The event kicks off at 8 p.m.

A favorite Midtown destination, Cypress Street Pint and Plate is a throwback to when the drinks were always cold, the food was always hot, and the bar-staff knew your name. With fourteen beers on tap, forty bottled selections, and a fully stocked selection of wine and spirits, Cypress offers an innovative menu of upscale pub grub created by executive chef Richard Silvey.  Additionally, beer lovers flock to Cypress Street every Tuesday when its resident Beer Geek, Rob Merrick, hosts Beer Geek Tuesday – a casual exploration of all things beer including food and beer pairings and rare casks to tap takeovers and specialty events.  Tucked away behind the historic Biltmore Hotel, Cypress Street Pint and Plate is located on the corner of 6th street and Cypress Street at 817 West Peachtree, Suite E-125, Atlanta, Georgia.  For more information, please visit www.cypressbar.com or call 404-815-9243. Follow Cypress Street on Twitter at @CypressStreet and Facebook.com/CypressBarATL.

WINTER WREN WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE TO HOST OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

January 27th, 2014 | Events, News | 0 Comments

Winter Wren, a brand new womenswear boutique located in the heart of Atlanta’s Virginia Highland neighborhood, is thrilled to celebrate its arrival with a stylish soiree on February 6, 2014. The second Atlanta offering from Winter Hodges, veteran retailer and longtime Virginia Highland resident behind Atlanta’s beloved 310 Rosemont boutique, Winter Wren features comfortable yet sophisticated womenswear with a curated selection of ready-to-wear apparel and accessories from posh brands like Free People, BB Dakota, Michael Stars, Hunter Boots, Kensie, Aryn K., BCBG Generation, Diane Von Furstenberg, Rebecca Minkoff and more. From party-wear to casually chic weekend-wear, Winter Wren is bringing new options and an alternative shopping experience to Atlanta’s fashion set.

“While I have boutiques across the Southeast, to have my first name sake store in the heart of the Virginia Highland, the neighborhood I call my home, is more than a dream come true.  Winter Wren is more than just another women’s clothing store; we strive to offer an authentic shopping experience and are dedicated to building the community that surrounds and supports us.  It is truly an honor to open my second boutique in Atlanta and I consider our community to be THE most solid ground as a building block for great things to come,” says Winter Hodges, owner of 310 Rosemont and newly opened Winter Wren.



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5TH ANNUAL BEER CARNIVAL RETURNS TO ATLANTIC STATION APRIL 5TH

January 17th, 2014 | Events | 0 Comments

The Beer Carnival has announced it will return to Atlantic Station in Midtown, Atlanta on Saturday, April 5th from 1 to 5 p.m. and will pour over 100 different kinds of beers for experienced beer lovers and carnival enthusiasts alike. Formerly the Winter Beer Carnival, this year’s event is thawing out and moving to a new, early spring date, offering patrons an expanded experience, with more beers, carnival games, activities, DJs and food. Drawing thousands of fans each year, the 5th Annual Beer Carnival will feature a giant tent and outdoor areas for patrons to explore an array of beers including traditional favorites, premium craft beers, and an assortment of seasonal and favorite craft brews from near and far. General admission and VIP tickets go on sale on Monday, January 20 at 10 a.m. at www.ticketalternative.com and 877.725.8849. General admission tickets are $40 in advance and $50 day of the event. VIP tickets are $65 and include early entry to the event beginning at noon, plus exclusive access to the VIP area with a selection of the best craft brews available, private restrooms, food and more.  For more information about the 2014 Beer Carnival, visit  www.thebeercarnival.com.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH STK DURING A GREAT GATSBY THEMED CELEBRATION

December 31st, 2013 | Events | 0 Comments

Join Midtown’s sexiest steakhouse, STK, this New Year’s Eve for a high-energy celebration and ode to the roaring twenties on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. While the party kicks off at 5 p.m. in the lounge, two dinner seating options are available at 5:30 p.m., featuring a specialty 3-course menu for $85, and 9:30 p.m., featuring a 3-course menu in addition to a complimentary champagne toast for $115. For guests eager to keep the vibe alive throughout the night, an open bar option is available for $75.  Ringing in 2014 with a glamorous bang, STK’s Great Gatsby themed celebration will feature the sounds of DJ London Thomas, complete with twenties era performers, party favors, surprises and much more. Reservations for the 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. dinner seating options are required and can be placed by calling 404-793-0144 or emailing ATLNYE@STKhouse.com. For more information please visit www.stkhouse.com.

STK is located at 1075 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta on the corner of Peachtree and 12th Streets in the 12th & Midtown development. Complimentary valet parking is available on 12th Street. Visit www.stkhouse.com for more information and stay connected on at www.Facebook.com/STKATL and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/STKAtlanta.

CYPRESS STREET PINT & PLATE HOSTS UGA V TECH TAILGATE

November 26th, 2013 | Events | 0 Comments

Listen up, football fans! On Saturday, November 30th, the ACC will once again meet the SEC in one of the most talked about games of the season. There’s no football rivalry in the state of Georgia bigger than UGA vs. Georgia Tech and to get in on the action, Midtown’s favorite neighborhood bar and restaurant will once again host the city’s largest tailgate party. Beginning at 10 a, Cypress Street Pint and Plate will open its doors to UGA and Georgia Tech fans alike for some good old-fashioned Southern (should be southern) competition. Guests will enjoy a variety of delicious food specials, live music before and after the game, and of course, ice cold brews courtesy of Athens’ Terrapin Beer Company and Atlanta’s own SweetWater Brewing Company. Hardcore football fanatics fear not, as (remove – as) the big game will be shown on every TV throughout the restaurant, (remove comma) with sound, while Chef Richard Silvey grills up some of the best tailgate grub in the city. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to grab their seat and the first fifty guests will receive a limited edition game hat. Of course, (remove of course,) The party isn’t over when the game ends; Cypress Street is in it for the long run and will keep the beer flowing and the food coming until late into the night. For more information, please visit www.cypressbar.com or call 404-815-9243.

TONGUE AND GROOVE 19 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

November 6th, 2013 | Events | 0 Comments

Atlanta’s most iconic nightclub, Tongue and Groove, is celebrating almost two decades of serving up the most electrifying nights in Atlanta during a birthday bash of epic proportions on Thursday, November 14, 2013 – and you’re invited. The Tongue and Groove team will kick off their 19th anniversary celebration with a VIP reception from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., featuring complimentary Perrier Joet Nuit Blanche champagne, a chef station from by Kyma’s Executive Chef Pano Karatassos, a live acoustic performance by Kontraband and passed appetizers courtesy of Zest. Following the VIP portion evening, guests are invited to dance the night away to the eclectic sounds DJ Danny M. Partygoers will also be wowed by performances and visual stimulation, provided by Illuminaution throughout the night, including an LED robot, go-go dancers and more.

Always on the cutting-edge of nightlife experiences, Tongue and Groove is also excited to introduce a host of improvements to enhance guests’ experiences moving into its 19th year. Several new additions to the venue include a renovated sound booth, a new Electro-Voice PA system of loudspeakers, and new light fixtures with unique aerial beams with moving head.

The 19th anniversary celebration is for ages 21 and up.  To RSVP for the VIP celebration from 8 to 10 p.m., email info@tandgonline.com.  Cost of admission after 10 p.m. starts at $10. For more information, visit www.tandgonline.com.

About Tongue and Groove:
Nightclub impresarios Michael Krohngold and Scott Strumlauf created the buzz again in 2008 by opening the new Tongue and Groove at 565 Main Street in Lindbergh City Center, just off Piedmont Road in Buckhead. The 8,600 square-foot Tongue and Groove, is an updated and a larger version of the first. Just as attention has been paid to every detail from the design to the music and unparalleled service, every night is specially programmed to ensure that there’s something just about anyone can groove to. Before dinner, after-dinner and late into the night, Tongue and Groove caters to an upscale crowd that enjoys fashion, music, art and nightlife. Tongue and Groove is open Monday from 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., Wednesday through Saturday from 9 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. and is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays. For more information please call or visit Tongue and Groove online at www.tandgonline.com.  Tongue and Groove is located at 565 Main Street in Lindberg City Center, just off Piedmont Road in Buckhead. Call Tongue and Groove at 404.261.2325 and stay connected online at www.tandgonline.com, on Twitter and Instagram at @toungeandgrooveatl and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tandgonline.