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July 2014

Found 7 blog entries for July 2014.

movies filmed in atlantaThere is no doubt that anyone who visits Atlanta ends up having a love affair with the vibrant and impressive city. It is no different for Hollywood and Atlanta, and the surrounding area, has become a popular filming local for directors and producers alike. So, cuddle up on the couch and grab a bowl of warm popcorn and see if you can recognize any of your favorite Atlanta hotspots in the following films.

Zombieland

Zombieland is a 2009 horror-comedy that is headlined by Wood Harrelson. This popular zombie flick is about a social awkward student who is trying to survive during the zombie apocalypse. He joined forces with shotgun-armed tough guy on a mission to find a Twinkie. Along the way they meet sisters who are own their own journey to a

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improvements that increase the value of your homeIf you are currently in the process of selling your home, or plan on doing so in the near future, there are a few things that you can keep in mind in terms of home improvement that will go a long way toward increasing the value of your home. A lot of these improvements are intended to make your home more livable for one, but also much more attractive to a home buyer. Without further ado, let's get right into it! Here are 6 home improvement ideas that can help increase the value of your home, when you're ready to put it on the market.

6 - Landscaping: Whack Those Weeds

Home buyers are spending more time at home while on vacation, so they want to be able to have the yard become their own personal piece of paradise. A well thought out layout with

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It’s easy to keep your finger on the pulse in Atlanta. A number of blogs and websites dish up the details on events and local favorites. If you’re looking for things to do in your new neighborhood or want to get the kids out of the house, here are a few options. These websites will give you a starting point to local happenings in and around Atlanta.

Events—ATL Insider

atlanta eventsAtlanta is a city with an exciting number of events and activities. All the information can be overwhelming, but there's one place that has the low down on everything Atlanta. ATL Insider is a curated selection of blogs on Atlanta events and businesses. This resource is ideal for explorers, foodies, and movie aficionados alike. The blog feature festivals, neighborhoods, events, and

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luxury homes for sale alpharettaFor most people, a ride in a helicopter would be a once-in-a-lifetime treat, but for others, having a heliport on their property is a run-of-the-mill experience.

There is no doubt that Metro Atlanta is home to some of the most beautiful estates and mansions in the country. Want a rare glimpse inside some of the most glamorous estates in Alpharetta, GA? These multi-million dollar luxury homes for sale feature lavish amenities beyond your wildest imagination. From heated pools and state-of-the-art movie theaters, to elevators and pool houses, these properties are what dreams are made of.

Fulfill all of your voyeuristic fantasies and take a look at what these homes have to offer. Read on to check out photos, amenities, prices and so much more!

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atlanta's top neighborhoodsThere has been a major shift in desirable Atlanta neighborhoods over the past year. In 2013, outer Atlanta towns like Suwanee, Roswell and Smyrna ranked as the hottest areas in Atlanta. In fact, Roswell ranked in the top ten for the entire U.S.A. This year, none of these communities made the national or local list, leaving unexpected underdogs to take the lead.

Take a look at the hottest areas in Atlanta, and see why they’re suited to the Atlanta lifestyle.

Morningside-Lenox Park

Recently ranked as the second hottest neighborhood in the country for 2014, this Atlanta neighborhood came in at number one in the city. The highly desirable yet affordable area gains its notoriety from its proximity to some of Atlanta’s most expensive communities,

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Check Out This Stunning Druid Hills Property

elton johns atlanta home for saleHave you ever wanted to live in a home renovated by the "Rocket Man" himself? Now is your chance! Elton John's Atlanta home has officially hit the luxury real estate market. Located in the prestigious Druid Hills neighborhood, this property has a prime location atop Stillwood Hill. This is the first time the home has been on the market since one of Atlanta's most famous residents set out to renovate it.

A Luxury Real Estate Renovation

druid hills homeRumor has it that Elton invested upwards of $3 million to renovate the house which was originally worth just $725,000. Known for his flashy and contemporary design style, the Druid Hills home is surprisingly modest and tasteful. The three bedroom, three bathroom home

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With the kids off for the summer, it can be difficult to keep them busy. Luckily for families in and around Atlanta, there is a wealth of free kid-friendly activities and events. The area is a hotspot for cultural and historical family fun.

All Year Round

free kids bowling atlantaBowling

Getting active in Atlanta is easy, and an escape from the heat is always welcome. The Lawrenceville/Dacula Stars and Strikes bowling alley is hosting free bowling for kids. Register and start counting strikes!

Science Center

Explore the moon, watch some stars, and learn all about the planets. The Fern Bank Science Center has interactive exhibits for science-loving families. The center hosts a number of events throughout the summer, including Moon Fest. Admission to the center is

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