Oct 23, 2016
2014 Atlanta City Guide
A neighborhood guide to the citys attractions, events, shops, and
2014 CITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS
ATLANTA AT A GLANCE 2
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION 3
BARS, BREWERIES, & CLUBS 8
THINGS TO DO 10
TRAVEL INFORMATION 13
WELLNESS, FITNESS, AND FUN 15
ATLANTA RESOURCES 16
ATLANTA AT A GLANCEGROCERY STORES
Publix The Plaza Midtown 950 West Peachtree Street NW (404) 253-3544 7 a.m. 11 p.m.
Publix Atlantic Station 1380 Atlantic Drive NW (404) 873-5055 7 a.m. 10 p.m. Take the Grocery Shuttle on Weekends
Kroger 1715 Howell Mill Road (404) 355-7889 24 hours
Trader Joes931 Monroe Drive NE(404) 815-92108 a.m. 10 p.m.
Wal-Mart 1801 Howell Mill Road NW(404) 352-5252 6 a.m. 12 a.m.
Whole Foods Market 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE (404) 853-1681 8 a.m. 10 p.m.
CVS 1943 Peachtree Road NE (404) 351-4932 24 hours
Walgreens 595 Piedmont Avenue NE (404) 685-9665 24 hours
Emory University Hospital Midtown550 Peachtree Street NE (404) 686-2435 (ER) (404) 778-2000
Concentra Urgent Care 688 Spring Street (404) 881-1155 M-F 7:30 a.m.8 p.m. Sat Sun 10 a.m.4 p.m.
Doctors Express Atlanta 1800 Howell Mill Road NW Suite 130 (404) 355-8775Mon-Fri 8 a.m. 8 p.m. Sat-Sun 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
PLACES OF WORSHIP
All Saints Episcopal Church 634 W Peachtree Street NW (404) 881-0835
Atlanta First United Methodist Church 360 Peachtree Street NE (404) 524-6614
Cathedral of St. Philip (Anglican) 2744 Peachtree Road NW (404) 365-1000
Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW (404) 521-1866
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1450 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE (404) 373-3698
First Church Christ Scientist 1235 Peachtree Street NE (404) 892-7838
First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta 1328 Peachtree Street NE (404) 892-8461
Big Bethel AME 220 Auburn Avenue NE (404) 827-9707
Ebenezer Baptist Church 407 Auburn Avenue NE(404) 688-7300
Morningside Baptist Church 1700 Piedmont Avenue (404) 876-8225
Ahavath Achim Synagogue 600 Peachtree Battle Avenue NE (404) 355-5222
Chabad Intown 928 Ponce de Leon Avenue (404) 898-0434
Congregation Shearith Israel 1180 University Drive NE (404) 873-1743
The Temple 1589 Peachtree Street NE (404) 873-1731
Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta 442 14th Street NW (404) 874-7521
Masjid Al Muminun 1127 Hank Aaron Drive SW (404) 586-9562
Atlanta Soto Zen Center 1167 C/D Zonolite Place (404) 532-0040
Drepung Loseling Institute 1781 Dresden Drive(404) 982-0051
First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta 470 Candler Park Drive NE (404) 378-5570
International Society of Krishna Consciousness 1287 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE (404) 377-8680
Rameshori Buddhist Center 260 Howard Street #3 (404) 378-8599
2014 CITY GUIDEPUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Grocery ShuttleOn Saturdays and Sundays, there is a grocery shuttle that goes to the Publix located at Atlantic Station. Pick-up for the shuttle is at the 8th & Hemphill bus shelter 32 minutes after the hour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The schedule for the buses is provided below.
Use nextbus.com to track bus locations and see estimated arrival times.
Taxi ServicesLenox Taxi(404) 872-2600
Budget Taxi(404) 766-3030
Tech TrolleyThe Tech Trolley provides daily service between Technology Square, the Midtown MARTA station, and main campus. Pick-up for the Tech Trolley is at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) and tends to run ever 15-30 minutes Monday through Friday 5:45 a.m. - 11:05 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., and Sunday 3 - 9:40 p.m.
UberUber is a popular transportation application that connects you with a personal driver to access the city of Atlanta. Look for the application on your smartphone.
MARTAMARTA is Atlantas resident provider of public transportation, offering both buses and trains. Fare is available either on a Breeze Card or Breeze ticket.
Bus riders may drop exact cash (bills or coins) into the fare box near the driver or tap their Breeze Card or Ticket on the target on the fare box.
Single, oneway fare: $2.50
AIRPORT TRANSITTo get to the Atlanta airport via MARTA, take the Tech Trolley from the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) to the Midtown station (N4). Ride the rail to S7, which will drop you off inside the airport. The trip takes about an hour.
BusesMondayFridayWeekends and Holidays
Hours4:45 a.m. 1 a.m.
6 a.m. 1 a.m.
Hours5 a.m. 1 a.m.5 a.m. 12:30 a.m.
Frequency4:45 a.m. 7 p.m.6 a.m. 1 a.m.
FrequencyVaries by route, call (404) 848-500 for info
every 15 minutesevery 20 minutesevery 20 minutes
2014 CITY GUIDESHOPPING
Atlantic Station 2.3 miles171 17th Street (Midtown)Atlantic Station is a shopping and entertainment destination with its own zip code. Shop for hip Swedish imports at IKEA, watch a movie at the massive Regal Cinemas, or go bowling at Ten Pin, a ritzy bowling alley owned by Ashton Kutcher.www.atlanticstation.com
The Lucky Exchange 2.4 miles212 Ponce de Leon Avenue NEA vintage shop for both men and women where you can buy trendy threads or recycle your own wardrobe for cash or store credit.www.luckyexchange.com(404) 817-7715
Underground Atlanta 3.4 miles50 Upper Alabama Street (Downtown)Located in the heart of Downtown, Underground Atlanta has caricature drawings and fortune telling, homemade candy, souvenir shopping, and a guided tour of historic Atlanta. After dark, enjoy clubs and restaurants in Kennys Alley.www.underground-atlanta.com(404) 523-2311
Psycho Sisters 5.1 miles428 Moreland Avenue (Little Five Points)A hip consignment shop in Little Five Points that carries designer brands, groovy 60s, 70s, and 80s duds, and costume jewelry.www.psychosistersshops.com(404) 255-5578
Phipps Plaza 8.7 miles3500 Peachtree Road NE (Buckhead)One of the hottest shopping destinations in the Southeast, Phipps features hundreds of upscale shops, such as Tiffany & Co. and Barneys, a 14screen movie theater, and a wide variety of restaurants.www.phippsplaza.com(404) 262-0992
Lenox Square Mall 8.8 miles3393 Peachtree Road NE (Buckhead)Lenox features nearly 250 shops, including Anthropologie, Macys, American Eagle, and Urban Outfitters.www.lenoxsquare.com(404) 233-6767
Rocky Mountain Pizza Co. WALKING DISTANCE $ 1005 Hemphill AvenueBoth a bar and restaurant, Rocky Mountain is one of the Atlanta Institutes most popular hangout spots, serving up signature pizzas by the slice or pie, as well as wings, beer, burgers, and sandwiches.www.rockymountainpizza.com(404) 876-8600
Lucky Buddha WALKING DISTANCE $ 529 10th Street NWFor quick and convenient Chinese, head to Lucky Buddha.(404) 885-1518
Antico Pizza Napoletana 0.5 Miles $$ 1093 Hemphill Avenue NWAuthentic and no-frills Napoli pizza. Stays open until the dough runs out. BYOB.www.littleitalia.com(404) 724-2333
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Six Feet Under 0.7 Miles $$ 685 11th Street (Midtown)Six Feet Under is an urban seafood pub with a rooftop patio, a friendly atmosphere, and a menu that ranges from classic (fried calamari) to crazy (alligator).www.sixfeetunder.com(404) 810-0040
Taqueria del Sol 1.1 Miles $ 2165 Cheshire Bridge RoadMexican cuisine inspired by cultures from around the world, Taqueria del Sol is a great fastcasual option for those with eclectic taste.www.taqueriadelsol.com(404) 352-5811
The Flying Biscuit Caf 1.7 Miles $$ 1001 Piedmont Ave (Midtown)Enjoy an eggsceptional meal at this famous Atlanta location. The Flying Biscuit serves up thousands of biscuits every day.www.flyingbiscuit.com(404) 874-8887
The Varsity 1.8 Miles $ 61 North Avenue (Midtown)The worlds largest drivein restaurant. The Varsity has been in service since 1928.www.thevarsity.com(404) 811-1706
Oceanaire Seafood Room 1.8 Miles $$$ 1100 Peachtree Street NE (Midtown)Classy cruise linerstyle dcor and a vast selection of fresh seafood make The Oceanaire a dining hotspot.www.theoceanaire.com(404) 475-2277
Caf Intermezzo 3 Miles $ 1065 Peachtree Street Suite 2Caf Intermezzo is a small shop packed with big taste. More than 100 different tarts, cheesecakes, and pies, a full lunch and dinner menu, and hundreds of coffees and alcoholic beverages are offered in this Atlanta dining staple.www.cafeintermezzo.com(404) 355-0411
The Vortex Bar and Grill 5.1 Miles $$ 878 Peachtree Street NE (Midtown)Political correctness has no place at the Vortex, where a nononsense attitude is a requirement and the burger menu is worldrenowned. If you think you can handle it, try the Double Coronary Bypass Burger, a double burger squished between two grilled cheese sandwiches and topped with two fried eggs, four slices of cheese, and five bacon strips.www.thevortexbarandvgrill.com(404) 875-1667
Leons Full Service 8.8 Miles $$ 131 Ponce De Leon Avenue (Decatur)With rotating menu and pages of beer selections, you cant go wrong with anything you order.www.leonsfullservice.com(404) 687-0500
Chin Chin 2 Miles $$