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Community Spotlight

Check out our "Featured Communities" blog series and discover various communities throughout Metro Atlanta. You'll fall in love with these Atlanta neighborhoods & suburbs.

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With the weather warm and in the midst of the dog days of summer, get Fido out of the house at our favorite Atlanta dog-centric and dog-friendly spots. If we missed some of your favorites, be sure to let us know. 

Patios with your Pooch

Some of our favorite spots to eat or grab a beer are pup-friendly. Grab a burger at Grindhouse Killer Burger and let your dog mingle on the patio and drink from the bowls of fresh water they replenish regularly. Park Tavern is the ultimate spot for you and your four-legged pal to plop down after a nice run in Piedmont Park. Lucky's Burger & Brew, with four locations, was inspired by the owner's Lab Lucky. The Brookhaven location is the perfect patio for people watching and grabbing a burger and beer with

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alpharetta georggiaToday, Alpharetta is known primarily as an affluent suburb of Atlanta, just to its north, but this city is a distinct community with a history going back nearly as far as the city of Atlanta itself. Whereas Atlanta was nearly leveled during the Civil War and lost many of its heritage buildings, Alpharetta has been able to maintain a portion of its historic downtown core and a unique identity all its own.

Links to the Past

Take a stroll down memory lane with a self-guided tour through Alpharetta's past. There are 17 historical markers to explore through the heritage district in this community's downtown area. This includes the Milton Log cabin, built in 1934 and used as a school house, it has been meticulously maintained in its historic state,

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milton gaMilton, GA was incorporated in Fulton County on December 1, 2006. Situated in the beautiful, northwestern region of the county, Milton is known as a highly affluent community with a population of just over 32,000. According to the 2010 Census, Milton’s average household income is $99,412 in an area of roughly 38.7 square miles. Milton is bordered by Roswell and Alpharetta to its south, Forsyth County on its east, and Cherokee County to its north and west.

Milton, GA: A Brief History

Named after the Revolutionary War Hero and Georgian politician, John Milton, the city is currently named as the best quality of life in Georgia. An overwhelming majority of Milton’s residents voted in favor of cityhood in 2006, and with the signature of Governor Sonny

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Located in Forsyth County, Georgia, Cumming is a part of the Atlanta metro area and hosts a population of 5,430 (2010 Census). Cumming is a vibrant community with a downhome, southern feel located just outside of the faster-paced Atlanta metro scene. Cumming is charming and beautiful, and due to its proximity to major business centers in Atlanta, has become an oft sought-after location for those searching for their dream homes in the Atlanta real estate market.

Residents here have strong sense of community tied together with traditional family values. The folk that live in Cumming enjoy spacious home sites and gorgeous views of Georgia mountains and lakes, all of which are surrounded by national parks and the ever-popular Chattahoochee River. People

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in the spotlight suwanee gaSuwanee is a city in northern Georgia most notable as a suburb to the larger metropolitan Atlanta. But residents and visitors unanimously agree that Suwanee is a beautiful city in its own right; on two separate occasions the city was voted one of the top 10 places to live and the top 10 places for a family. The city's beauty and appeal to families can, in no small measure, be attributed to the community's stunning dedication to an outstanding amount of green space for a city its size. For a city of roughly 16,000 people, there are well over 500 acres of parkland for visitors and residents alike to enjoy. Plus, these parks have all been intelligently designed to be interconnected and easily accessed throughout the city. Let's explore some of the parks and

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in the spotlight john creek gaThe community of Johns Creek is very new but at the same time very old. The ancestral home of the Cherokee Indian nation, the first incursions of European influence came in the form of the trading posts that dotted the banks of the Chattahoochee River, now a popular kayaking spot. It's appropriate that the site of America's first gold rush would develop into some of the most affluent neighborhoods in the entire country. Johns Creek is a city of over 76 000 combining to earn the 13th highest average income in the nation. Let's take a look back at the unique journey as this community moved from a frontier trader's colony to a thriving hot bed of Fortune 500 elite.

Turning back the Clock

Back in the 19th century, the only sign of European society at

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  about marietta ga

Named one of the most exciting places in Georgia, Marietta is a vibrant community with an exciting and thriving arts scene that fills the calendar with exciting events. There is always something to see and do and even taste in this community, located less than 30 minutes north of Atlanta.

Marietta is a community with a rich history that finds creative ways to allow residents and visitors to explore its storied past.

The History

Marietta and the surrounding areas played a pivotal role during the course of the American Civil War and many buildings and artifacts of that time period are evident throughout Marietta's 6 historic districts. You can take a vintage trolley tour through these districts and be transported back in time. For a more

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