John Lewis Hero Mural in Atlanta

MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

The John Lewis Mural in Atlanta is painted on a building in downtown Atlanta at 219 Auburn Ave NE, about a 10-minute walk from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In the historic Sweet Auburn district, there are several other sites to visit nearby including the Sweet Auburn Curb Market … Continue reading MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

Atlanta Daily World Building

Historic Sites Not to Miss at Each Atlanta Streetcar Stop

Planning to ride the Atlanta Streetcar and love history? Check out this guide to the top historic sites at each stop to explore the rich past of downtown Atlanta. If you're new to the streetcar, learn how to ride to get details on fares and other things to know. Note that streetcars operate approximately every 10 … Continue reading Historic Sites Not to Miss at Each Atlanta Streetcar Stop

Atlanta Streetcar

5 Ways to Use the Atlanta Streetcar

Up until 1949, Atlanta had an extensive streetcar network, one that rivaled other major U.S. cities. Then after 65 years of focus on the automobile, the streetcar returned on Dec. 30, 2014. But unlike the original streetcar lines that traveled from downtown Atlanta to surrounding neighborhoods, the modern streetcar, similar to new streetcars in other … Continue reading 5 Ways to Use the Atlanta Streetcar

The Food Shoppe Atlanta

MARTA to The Food Shoppe

The Food Shoppe is a downtown Atlanta restaurant at 123 Luckie Street near the Peachtree Center MARTA station. The cuisine is Cajon/Creole and you can also get breakfast. Walking time is only four minutes from the Ellis Street/Peachtree Street West station exit (view map). The Ellis Street exit is at the south end of the … Continue reading MARTA to The Food Shoppe

Balzer Theater Atlanta

MARTA to the Balzer Theater at Herren’s

Home to the Theatrical Outfit, Balzer Theater at Herren's is a historic building in downtown Atlanta at 84 Luckie Street NW near the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Check out a show or an event including the jazz series, post-show discussions or the  spring gala. Walking time is only about three minutes from the station. MARTA Directions Take … Continue reading MARTA to the Balzer Theater at Herren’s

Fire in the Fourth festival Atlanta

MARTA to the Fire in the Fourth Festival

Fire in the Fourth is a new Atlanta festival in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The event commemorates the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 with fire rescue competitions, live music and street performances that include fire as an art form. The festival takes place on Edgewood and … Continue reading MARTA to the Fire in the Fourth Festival

Jackson Street Bridge Atlanta

MARTA to the Jackson Street Bridge

The Jackson Street Bridge is one of the off-the-beaten-path attractions in Atlanta. The bridge itself isn't the focus, but rather the skyline view from the bridge. It's a great spot to take a picture and the view also has a claim to fame as one of the shots from the TV series "The Walking Dead". … Continue reading MARTA to the Jackson Street Bridge