MARTA to the Georgia Power Company

The Georgia Power Company building is near downtown Atlanta at 241 Ralph McGill Blvd NE. It is closest to the Civic Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail line, and bus 16 provides service directly to the office building. Bus Directions It is free to transfer to the bus from the train. Bus 816 … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Power Company

Old Fourth Ward Public Art

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: … Continue reading MARTA to Old Fourth Ward

Plaza Theatre Atlanta

MARTA to the Plaza Theatre

The Plaza Theatre is Atlanta's longest continuously running movie theatre at 1049 Ponce de Leon Avenue. It regularly hosts the popular Rocky Horror Picture Show along with documentaries, special screenings, classic films and popular movies. Choose from three bus routes to reach the venue. MARTA Directions Bus 2 departs from the North Avenue and Decatur … Continue reading MARTA to the Plaza Theatre

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

MARTA to the Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

The Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival takes place in the Old Fourth Ward Park next to Ponce City Market. The festival includes an artist market, children's area, live music and food vendors.  The closest MARTA station is the North Avenue MARTA station on the red/gold line. From there, board bus 2  or 102 and exit at … Continue reading MARTA to the Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

MARTA to the Sage Hill Shopping Center

The Sage Hill Shopping Center is near the Emory University campus on Briarcliff Road. The anchor store is Kroger and there is also a Rite Aid, U.S. Post Office, hair salon and a several casual restaurants.  It is accessible by MARTA bus bus 816. Bus 816 has a stop right in front of the shopping … Continue reading MARTA to the Sage Hill Shopping Center

Morningside Atlanta

MARTA to Morningside

Morningside is an intown Atlanta neighborhood filled with attractive older homes next to Piedmont Park and Virginia Highland. There's a small commercial area on N. Highland Avenue near the intersection with Lanier Blvd. with restaurants and businesses including Doc Cheys, Family Dog (a restaurant with regular live music), Alon's Bakery and Natural Body Day Spa. Saturday mornings … Continue reading MARTA to Morningside

MARTA to Poncey Highland

Poncey Highland is hip Atlanta neighborhood with restaurants, shops and nightlife venues. Attractions include the Highland Inn and Highland Inn Ballroom, Plaza Theater, Manuel's Tavern, MJQ, Clermont Lounge and the Majestic Diner. A variety of housing options, including single-family houses from the 1920s, historic lofts and apartment buildings, along with a Publix and Kroger, make the neighborhood … Continue reading MARTA to Poncey Highland

Taste of the Highlands Atlanta

MARTA to A Taste of the Highlands

Virginia Highland is a popular Atlanta neighborhood that hosts A Taste of the Highlands each year in May at John Howell Park.  Food samples from the area restaurants and drinks are included in the ticket price.  Students rates are available and tickets go up if you purchase the day of the event. MARTA bus 36 travels … Continue reading MARTA to A Taste of the Highlands

Inman Park Restaurant Week 2015

MARTA to the Inman Park Restaurant Week

The Inman Park Restaurant Week takes place several times per year and features prefix dinner courses at area restaurants. The restaurants are accessible via the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue/green rail line, the BeltLine Eastside Trail and bus 816, which departs from downtown Atlanta, Virginia Highland, Old Fourth Ward and Morningside neighborhoods. You … Continue reading MARTA to the Inman Park Restaurant Week

Virginia Highland Tour of Homes

MARTA to the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes

The Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes is an annual event during the winter holiday season that provides an inside look at the homes in the historic Virginia Highland neighborhood. In addition to viewing the architecture and interior design, local restaurants provide food tastings along the tour route as an extra feature. Purchase tickets online or on one … Continue reading MARTA to the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes

Taste of Atlanta

MARTA to Taste of Atlanta

Taste of Atlanta is an annual fall event showcasing Atlanta chefs and restaurants in the Historic Fourth Ward Park. You can choose from several different MARTA stations and commute options to reach the event, although it is not in easy walking distance of a rail station. Note that admission tickets are required, and includes coupons … Continue reading MARTA to Taste of Atlanta

MARTA to the WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

The WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is at 303 Parkway Drive, in walking distance of the Civic Center MARTA station and next to several MARTA bus stops. You'll find many doctors and services here, including for birth, mental health, heart health, stroke and surgery. There's also a 24-hour emergency center and pharmacy. Train+ Walking Directions Take a red or … Continue reading MARTA to the WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum

MARTA to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is at 441 Freedom Parkway closest to the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to the research library, check out the presidential artifacts/exhibits, special events and gardens. See below for transit directions and commute tips. Bus Directions Bus 816 travels to the Carter … Continue reading MARTA to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

Virginia-Highland Atlanta neighborhood

MARTA to Virginia-Highland

Virginia-Highland is one of the more popular and walkable neighborhoods in Atlanta, full of restaurants, bars, boutique shops and nightlife. With a CVS Pharmacy, hardware store, post office, exercise studios and nearby grocery stores, it is also one of the few places where it is relatively easy to live without a car. Don't miss the … Continue reading MARTA to Virginia-Highland