By Lauren Bohn | Programs Intern, Midtown Alliance

My bike makes clicky noises, seems to have a perpetual flat tire, and I can only ride it with both hands on the handle bars.  So, while I’d like to one day join Atlanta’s growing cycling community, we’re just not there yet.  In honor of this year’s Bike Challenge, I’ll be taking on the hurdles to bike riding.  This year’s Bike Challenge is all about giving biking a try, perfect for those of us, shall we say, less proficient riders.  Read More »

Tags: Bike, Midtown ATL, Transportation, Sustainability, Bike Challenge

Posted: September 16, 2014


1315 Peachtree Street Recognized as a Living Model for Small Urban Sites


The Midtown Atlanta office building of design firm Perkins+Will has been certified as one the top sustainable landscapes in the country. The Perkins+Will building is the only site in Georgia to ever gain this designation, with just 34 certified in the United States since 2009. Read More »

Tags: Development, EcoDistrict, Midtown ATL, Sustainability, Green

Posted: September 8, 2014


Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) Presents Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair Exhibit

 

The first-ever exhibition on the Ebony Fashion Fair, Inspiring Beauty, explores the 50-year history of the charity fashion spectacle that redefined the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans by examining the history of the show and its director and producer, Eunice W. Johnson.

We had the opportunity to sit down with Laura Flusche, Executive Director of MODA, to learn more about what makes this exhibit special and why it was so important to bring to Atlanta. Read More »

Tag: Arts

Posted: August 29, 2014


Exclusive offer for Midtown Alliance Members from the Alliance Theatre


Based on the motion picture, Bull Durham is a pitch perfect blend of comedy, baseball and steamy romance. Veteran catcher “Crash” Davis (Will Swenson) has been brought to the Durham Bulls to prepare rookie Ebby Calvin "Nuke" LaLoosh (John Behlmann), a hot rod pitcher with a “million dollar arm and a five cent head,” for the majors. Read More »

Tags: Arts, Midtown Alliance, Midtown ATL, Alliance Theatre, Special Deals, Midtown Alliance Members

Posted: August 29, 2014


Atlanta Bike Challenge 101

Whether you’re an avid biker who has ridden to work for years or a newbie that has yet to experience the joys of cycling, the Atlanta Bike Challenge has something for you.Read More »

Tag: Bike

Posted: August 27, 2014


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