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Jackson Street Bridge

This is the go-to vista for Atlantans and tourists alike when it comes to capturing the iconic Atlanta skyline. While its popularity has spiked in recent years due to its…

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The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is the only Presidential Library in the southeast. Its archives offer a wonderful source of information for researchers. Its museum, which re-opened Oct.…

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Sweet Auburn Historic District

Stroll down Sweet Auburn Avenue, the heart of African-American commerce and culture in Atlanta at the turn of the century. Discover landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement, and several historic…

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Krispy Kreme on Ponce

If you’ve never been to a Krispy Kreme, I mean a real Krispy Kreme with all the cogs and belts exposed — this is the one to go to. Most…

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Mary Mac’s Tea Room

For over 70 years Mary Mac’s has been setting the standard for Southern cooking in Atlanta. Business people, celebrities, families and world travelers all dine at Mary Mac’s and feel…

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The Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn

Founded in 1918 as an open air market, The Municipal Market opened the doors to its new building in 1924. Referred to as the Curb Market by locals, it houses…

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Inside the Plaza Theatre, courtesy of plazaatlanta.com

Plaza Theatre

We are Atlanta’s oldest operating and only independent cinema since 1939! Text and photos from the Plaza Theatre website Designed by architect George Harwell Bond, the Plaza Theatre opened on December…

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Atlanta History | Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Throughout its long history, Ebenezer Baptist Church, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has been a spiritual home to many citizens of the “Sweet Auburn” community. Its most famous member, Rev. Martin…

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Atlanta History | Atlanta's Historic Fire Station 6

Historic Fire Station 6

Fire Station No. 6 was built in 1894 and served the “Sweet” Auburn community until 1991. Hear about the desegregation of the Atlanta Fire Department and view a 1927 American…

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Inside Venkman's

Venkman’s

Venkman’s is a restaurant, bar and live music venue in the heart of Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward. Creative comfort food classics are paired nightly with the eclectic live music lineup curated…

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Serpas True Food

South Louisiana native and executive chef Scott Serpas has a knack for carving out a style all his own, and his culinary charisma has culled attention from adoring diners and…

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Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium

Sister Louisa’s CHURCH of The Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium is an Art Gallery that sells Alcohol & Sister Louisa Art. Known informally as CHURCH, it’s a non-smoking bar…

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