MARTA to Old Fourth Ward

Old Fourth Ward is an urban and artsy Atlanta neighborhood just east of downtown. As a transitional area, there’s low-income tenants, hip housing, parks and nightlife spots. Some of the more popular destinations include the Old Fourth Ward Park, Ponce City Market and the Beltline Eastside Trail, which forms the neighborhood’s eastern border. Two MARTA stations are near the area: […]

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MARTA to Midtown Promenade

Midtown Promenade is a popular shopping center at 931 Monroe Drive, across the street from the Grady High School stadium, Piedmont Park and next to the BeltLine Eastside Trail. Current tenants include Trader Joe’s, Richard’s Variety Store, Tuesday Morning, Starbucks, MetroFresh, Mellow Mushroom, UPS Store, F.R.O.G.S. Cantina, The Independent, Highlander, Desi Spice Indian Cuisine, Apres […]

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MARTA to the Midtown Arts Cinema

The Midtown Arts Cinema is a neighborhood movie theater at 931 Monroe Drive near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. The theater is in a shopping center with restaurants including F.R.O.G.S. Cantina, Mellow Mushroom, The Highlander, The Independent and Apres Diem. Plus, you can buy beer and wine on site. […]

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MARTA to the Atlanta Arts Festival

The Atlanta Arts Festival takes place in Piedmont Park on the second weekend after Labor Day. The festival features an artist market, live music and food around the active oval near 14th Street and Piedmont Avenue. The nearest MARTA stations are Arts Center and Midtown on the red/gold rail line. From Arts Center The Arts […]

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MARTA to Music Midtown

Music Midtown is a large Atlanta music festival held in Piedmont Park near the Midtown MARTA station and the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. MARTA, bicycle or Uber/Lyft are the recommended commute options due to large crowds and limited parking. See below for car-free travel options and check out the 2019 Music Midtown […]

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MARTA to Trader Joe’s

There are two Trader Joe’s grocery stores in walking distance of train stations in Atlanta, and both are also accessible via bus routes. The transit commute comes in handy when trying to avoid the notoriously crowded parking lots. Plus, the Midtown location is next to the Beltline Eastside Trail as another commute alternative. Explore your […]

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MARTA to Park Tavern

Overlooking Piedmont Park, Park Tavern is a restaurant, bar and event venue near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Perks include a large outdoor patio with TVs, ice skating in the winter, cheap beer on rainy days and concerts/festivals including Summer Sunsets, Oysterfest and Lucky Fest. Train + Walking Directions Take a red […]

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MARTA to Sweetwater Brewery

Sweetwater Brewery is near the Lindbergh Center MARTA station at 195 Ottley Drive NE. The brewery has regular tours and events along with a large outdoor patio that’s a popular place in the warmer months. Things to Know It’s better to use Uber or Lyft as part of your commute (or for all of it) The most direct […]

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MARTA to Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park is one of Atlanta’s largest public parks near the Midtown MARTA station and the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Many events and festivals take place in the park including the Dogwood Festival, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Piedmont Park Arts Festival, Atlanta Street Food Festival, Pride Festival, Atlanta Ice Cream Festival and Music Midtown. […]

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