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8th Annual Downtown Development Day to Give Updates on Downtown's Newest Developments

Atlanta, GA--  Central Atlanta Progress, in partnership with Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Atlanta, is hosting the eighth annual Downtown Development Day. The half-day event will include an update on the Georgia Aquarium and downtown development, announcement of two awards, breakout sessions with expert panels, an event expo and optional streetcar tour of Downtown.

Home Depot co-founder and Georgia Aquarium benefactor Bernie Marcus will give an update about the aquarium via video. CAP President A.J. Robinson will provide updates on Downtown’s newest developments and those in the planning stages. Atlanta magazine Publisher Sean McGinnis will present the Downtown Design Excellence Award and CAP will also present the Downtown Atlanta Economic Impact Award to a major Atlanta company.

 WHEN:  Nov. 4, 7:15 a.m.

Enjoy a 3 Course Dinner Under the Stars on The Atlanta Beltline with Parish Restaurant

Atlanta, GA--  Walkable Portions of the Atlanta Beltline are opening up over the next few weeks and to celebrate, Parish Restaurant and its Chef Joe Schafer are hosting a family style 3 course dinner under the starry night. 

Tickets are $100 for the special Farm to Table Celebration with Wine Pairings and Live Music. Georgia Organics members receive a 10% discount on tickets, and reservations can be made by calling Parish at 404-681-4434.

The event is on Monday, November 1st from 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Bullying is at an All-Time High, The Geek Squad has some Vital Tips

Atlanta, GA--  A report released by the National Institutes of Health found that kids who are victims of cyber bullying are at a higher risk of depression.  Cyber bullying is defined as the use of e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, pagers/cell phones or any other form of technology to communicate offensive, violent or harassing messages to a victim.  The prevalence of bullying is high, with 20.8 percent of U.S. adolescents in school having been bullied physically at least once in the last two months, 53.6 percent having been bullied verbally, and 51.4 percent bullied socially (excluded or ostracized), and 13.6 percent having been bullied electronically.

Listed below are four easy tips, provided by Geek Squad, to help keep kids safe from cyber bullies.

Disney and Steve Harvey are Looking for 100 High School Students...4Days left to Apply!!!

Atlanta, GA--  Steve Harvey is looking for 100 high school students to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will open their minds, change their lives and help them shine their brightest. There is only 4 more days to Apply!!! (Oct.31st Deadline) Atlanta is known for always being represented in the group of 100, so let's do it again and get our applications in!

This year Essence magazine joins forces with Steve Harvey to make Disney’s Dreamers Academy the biggest, brightest and most mind-blowing event yet! The selected attendees will be encouraged to pursue their dreams by highly successful Disney mentors, celebrities, innovators and creators. They will work side-by-side and hand-in-hand with entertainers, culinary artists, financial wizards and magic makers – all have stories to tell and learning experiences to share.

City of Atlanta Hosts Local Food Day with Farmers Market and Edible Garden Unveiling




Atlanta’s Director of Sustainability Mandy Mahone

City officials and partners from Atlanta’s environmental community



City Hall will host a Local Food Day, featuring a farmer’s market and “Lunch and Learn” for city employees at 11:00 a.m.

"Adopt a Dog Day" Comes to Atlanta. Raffle, Games, and more

Atlanta, GA--  On Tuesday, October 26, 2010, Fulton County Animal Services will host “Adopt-A-Dog Day”.The event will be held in the Fulton County Government Center Atrium located at 141 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

The event kicks off at 10:00 a.m. and will end at 2:00 p.m. and ALL ARE WELCOME.

Downtown Library to Show and Discuss acclaimed Documentary Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story

Atlanta, GA-- As a part of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System’s Art and Author Events, there will be a special screening and panel discussion of the acclaimed documentary 'Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story.'

Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story

Wednesday, October 27. 7:00 p.m.