July 2013


Some State Parks to Privatize By July 1

Park Closed

Those summering at select Georgia State Parks may not immediately notice changes; but there are significant ones occurring.   As of July 1, a private company, Coral Hospitality of Florida, will have taken over operations of the lodges, cabins, restaurants [...]


Walk Like a Zombie – With Atlanta Movie Tours!

Movie Tours

The film industry has exploded in Georgia –and we have the soundstages, celebrity sightings and street closings to prove it! So it’s no surprise that some entrepreneurial movie buffs have stepped up to take us to the sites where our [...]


Celebrate Ice Cream

Ice Cream

It is ice cream season and Americans can never seem to get enough of that cold, creamy treat. Each year, we make it possible for the industry to produce 1.53 billion gallons of ice cream and we spend almost $10 [...]


Fourth of July in Old Atlanta

Fourth of July

The Fourth of July was all about sports in 1913 Atlanta. Despite a swelteringly humid heat in the 90s without any relief from air conditioning, citizens swarmed to outdoor spaces to run, swim, dance and play sports. All the park [...]

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