The Community Dinner Project with Community Bucket & Purpospoon

The Community Dinner Project, hosted by Community Bucket and Purpospoon on October 22nd, combined the spirit of giving back with an intimate evening of thoughtful dialogue. Both Community Bucket and Purpospoon are Atlanta-based organizations that seek to bring people together in unconventional, community-oriented ways. Community Bucket, started in 2012, provides opportunities for the millennial crowd to…

Read More

Atlanta Contemporary’s Art Party

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC), located in West Midtown, is one of the most celebrated contemporary arts centers in the South. With 6-12 exhibits and over 50 educational programs per year, ACAC celebrates both local and national artists in their modern, minimalist space. To celebrate free museum admission starting September 1st, ACAC hosted Art Party…

Read More

Event Spotlight: Ever So Much More So

A few weeks ago, I attended an event at General Assembly that was a meet and greet for design-focused professionals in Atlanta. One of the speakers was Mason Poe, Creative Director at Atlanta design shop Edgar Allan. Mason spoke about an event that he helped conceptualize titled Ever So Much More So. Intrigued, I decided to…

Read More

CreativeMornings Atlanta

With operations in 115 cities around the world, CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. On one Friday each month, thousands of people gather around the world to enjoy coffee and breakfast and listen to a speaker from their local community. Each month, the CreativeMornings organization establishes a global theme, and each…

Read More

Switchyards: The Future of Atlanta’s B2C Startup Scene

Startup incubators and co-working spaces are becoming increasingly more ubiquitous in Atlanta; from Midtown to Sandy Springs, it’s easy to rent shared space and work amongst peers in the startup community. Arguably the most successful of the city’s incubators, the Atlanta Tech Village (ATV) is a massive startup and innovation hub located in Buckhead, with a…

Read More

Atlanta Summer Events Calendar

I like to think I’m pretty in-the-know about what’s going on in Atlanta- I constantly scour local blogs, news outlets like Creative Loafing, and daily newsletters like ATL To Do to find the best of what this city has to offer. Atlanta summer events are currently in full swing: this summer is packed with events,…

Read More

Event Spotlight: Root City Market

Called a London weekend market meets the Brooklyn Flea, Root City Market is a quarterly pop-up based in Atlanta. The most recent event, held on Saturday, June 13 at the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, featured over 30 makers, as well as food and live music. Although noticeably smaller than the ICE market I attended the…

Read More

Event Spotlight: Summer ICE Market

Last weekend, on June 6-7, the Georgia Freight Depot hosted the 10th annual ICE market (which stands for Indie Craft Experience). Boasting over 130 craft and vintage vendors, as well as food trucks and an in-house DJ, the event featured makers from all over the country selling wares ranging from vintage clothing to handcrafted woodwork….

Read More

Shop Local: Why You Should, and How to Get Started

Over the past few decades, corporations have become king in American culture; from Walmart to Amazon, we’ve become accustomed to buying from big box stores and scouring the internet for the best deals on everything from electronics to our morning cereal. Before she goes on to defend shopping local, author of The Localist, Carrie Rollwagen, says…

Read More