Chomp and Stomp Atlanta

MARTA to Chomp and Stomp

Chomp and Stomp is annual chili cook-off and festival in Cabbagetown in between the Inman Park and King Memorial MARTA stations. In addition to plenty of chili tasting, enjoy live bluegrass music or run the 5K. There are several ways to get to the festival without driving (and you don't want to drive anyhow because … Continue reading MARTA to Chomp and Stomp

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

Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

MARTA to the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

The Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes is a December event that begins at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 501 Grant Street. In addition to a holiday home tour, there's also an artist market and the option to visit with Santa. The closest MARTA station to the tour is the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue/green … Continue reading MARTA to the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

Village Theatre

MARTA to the Village Theatre

Village Theatre is an improv comedy club and performance venue that is a short walk away from the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to long and short form improv shows, you can sign up for comedy improv classes here. Nearby restaurants include Bada Bings, which is just a … Continue reading MARTA to the Village Theatre

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

LP Grant Mansion

MARTA to the Grant Mansion

The Lemuel P. Grant or L.P. Grant Mansion is a historic Atlanta home in Grant Park at 327 St. Paul Avenue. Grant was a civic leader, major landowner and railroad engineer in the early days of Atlanta. Today the house is one of very few antebellum structures in the city, built in 1856, and was the birth … Continue reading MARTA to the Grant Mansion

Ebenezer Baptist Church

MARTA to Ebenezer Baptist Church

Ebenezer Baptist Church at 407 Auburn Avenue NE was the church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached his messages of non-violence. Near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line, the church remains active today. There are several options for getting there on transit: Walk It is about a 10-minute walk to … Continue reading MARTA to Ebenezer Baptist Church