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2014 Atlanta City Guide

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  • 2014 Atlanta City Guide

    A neighborhood guide to the citys attractions, events, shops, and

    restaurants

  • 2014 CITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS

    ATLANTA AT A GLANCE 2

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION 3

    SHOPPING 5

    RESTAURANTS 6

    BARS, BREWERIES, & CLUBS 8

    THINGS TO DO 10

    TRAVEL INFORMATION 13

    DIRECTIONS 14

    WELLNESS, FITNESS, AND FUN 15

    ATLANTA RESOURCES 16

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  • ATLANTA INSTITUTE

    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.

    PHARMACIES

    CVS 1943 Peachtree Road NE (404) 351-4932 24 hours

    Walgreens 595 Piedmont Avenue NE (404) 685-9665 24 hours

    HEALTH SERVICES

    Emory University Hospital Midtown550 Peachtree Street NE (404) 686-2435 (ER) (404) 778-2000

    Urgent Care

    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

    CHRISTIAN CONGREGATIONS

    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

    JEWISH CONGREGATIONS

    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

    ISLAMIC CONGREGATIONS

    Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta 442 14th Street NW (404) 874-7521

    Masjid Al Muminun 1127 Hank Aaron Drive SW (404) 586-9562

    OTHER TRADITIONS

    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

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  • 2014 CITY GUIDEPUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

    GEORGIA TECH

    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

    Zipcarwww.zipcar.com(404) 494-7227

    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.

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  • ATLANTA INSTITUTE

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

    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

    www.itsmarta.com(404) 848-5000

    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.

    RailMondayFriday

    Weekends

    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

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  • 2014 CITY GUIDESHOPPING

    Atlantic Station

    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

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  • ATLANTA INSTITUTE

    RESTAURANTS

    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

    $ entres less than $10

    $$ entres $10$20

    $$$ entres more than $20

    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

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  • 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 $$