When is the 2017 Children’s Christmas Parade in Atlanta GA?

Children’s Christmas Parade 2017 Date, Time and Location Details

It’s an Atlanta Christmas tradition unlike any other – the Children’s Christmas Parade. Not only is the Atlanta Children’s Christmas Parade one of the best parades around, it’s also so much more than just a parade as it features a full day of fun family Christmas activities. So, to make sure you can enjoy everything the 2017 Children’s Christmas Parade has to offer, here’s all you need to know about its date, time and location details. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Comes Standard with a New Ford Edge from Akins Ford and Which Features are Optional?

Listing the Standard and Available Features for the 2018 Ford Edge

With the new Ford Edge now available here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about which features come standard with a 2018 Edge and which are optional. That’s why we decided to create this list of the standard and available features for the 2018 Ford Edge. You’ll quickly see the new Ford Edge not only includes an extensive list of advanced new standard features, but an equally impressive list of available features as well. Read the rest of this entry >>

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New Ford Fusion Lineup is the Epitome of Versatility Thanks to its Varied Trim Levels

Comparing and Contrasting the 2018 Ford Fusion Trim Levels

Versatility is the name of the game for the 2018 Ford Fusion lineup thanks to its five trim levels, its hybrid model and its electric model. Now, while some automotive lineups differentiate their trim levels by offering a little more power with one trim and a few additional features with another, the new Ford Fusion lineup completely changes the game with its trim levels. That’s because the trim levels of the new Fusion lineup are so different that there’s something for everyone. The base 2018 Fusion trim levels are the perfect combination of capability and efficiency. The 2018 Fusion V6 Sport ups the power ante to levels previously unheard of for a sedan. And the 2018 Fusion Hybrid and Energi models? Well, their names say it all. So, let’s get right down to it and compare and contrast the 2018 Ford Fusion trim levels. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Find the New Ford Edge Trim Level at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA that’s Right for You

2018 Ford Edge Trim Level Breakdown and Comparison

Deciding which new midsize crossover SUV you want to purchase can be a tough task. Or it used to be, at least, until the Ford Edge burst onto the scene and made all other midsize crossover SUVs obsolete. Now, that may seem like quite the claim to make, but once you realize just how exciting and fun to drive the new Ford Edge lineup truly is, you’ll realize we’re simply speaking the truth. For proof, here’s a breakdown and comparison of the four 2018 Ford Edge trim levels. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Standard and Available Features come with a New Ford Escape from Akins Ford near Atlanta GA?

2018 Ford Escape Standard and Available Features

The Ford Escape has quickly become one of the most popular SUVs on the market, and the 2018 Ford Escape is primed and ready to continue that tradition thanks to its capable and fun to drive powertrain options, its updated and enhanced new exterior stylings and its interior that’s as spacious and feature filled as ever before. But just because the new Ford Escape has more exciting and impressive features than ever before doesn’t mean you’re getting them all for the base price, which then begs the question – what are the standard features for the 2018 Ford Escape, and what are the available features? We’ll answer exactly that right here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Which New Ford Focus Sedan or Hatchback Trim Level at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA is Right for You?

Sedan and Hatchback Trim Levels of the 2018 Ford Focus Lineup

Are you looking for a new sedan? Maybe a new hatchback? How about a new electric vehicle? If you said, “Yes!” to any one of those three questions, then you need look no further than the 2018 Ford Focus lineup. That’s because the new Ford Focus lineup features both of those body styles, along with both gas-powered and electric-powered powertrains. More specifically, the new Ford Focus lineup has something for everyone. Now, we know electric vehicles aren’t for everyone – even if the 2018 Ford Focus Electric is one of the most impressive electric vehicles around – so we’re going to (forgive the pun) focus on the sedan and hatchback trim levels of the 2018 Ford Focus lineup as we figure out which new Focus model is right for you. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Prepare for Thanksgiving 2017 with a Ride on the Macy’s Pink Pig

When and Where Can I Ride the Macy’s Pink Pig in Atlanta GA?

It’s been an Atlanta, GA, Thanksgiving tradition for over 50 years, and it’s returning once again for 2017. We’re talking about the Macy’s Pink Pig, of course. From its humble beginnings at the downtown Rich’s to its time at the Egelston Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees to its new home at Macy’s Lenox Square, thousands upon thousands of families have enjoyed a ride on the Pink Pig. And now it’s your turn – assuming you’re one of the few who have not yet been able to enjoy the ride. But those of you who haven’t gotten a chance to ride the pig – and those of you who have and are looking for another go – are probably wondering, “Where and when can I ride the Macy’s Pink Pig in 2017?” Well, we’ve got the answers you’re looking for right here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How the New Ford Edge Became One of the Safest and Most Capable SUVs Around

Advanced New Safety and Technology Features of the 2018 Ford Edge

There are many reasons so many people flock to the Ford Edge every time a new model year rolls around. One of the main reasons is that, each and every model year, the new Ford Edge is updated, enhanced, upgraded and improved to be better than ever before. That’s especially true for the 2018 model year, as the 2018 Ford Edge includes more advanced new safety and technology features than ever before. What are those new features? Well, we’re glad you asked, as that’s what we’re going to highlight here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Figure Out the New Ford Escape Trim Level that’s Right for You with this Guide from Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

Comparing the Trim Levels of the 2018 Ford Escape Lineup

Now is a better time than ever to purchase a new Ford Escape from us here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA. Why? Because the 2018 Ford Escape lineup now features an all-new 2018 Escape SEL trim level in addition to the three other Escape trim levels you’ve come to know and love. So, all you need to do now is figure out which new Ford Escape model is right for you, which will be incredibly easy once we’re done comparing the trim levels of the 2018 Ford Escape lineup. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Help Prepare a Meal for a Family in Need by Donating to One of These Atlanta Area Food Pantries

Food Banks in Atlanta GA in Need of Donations

Unfortunately, hunger is still a real issue facing our society, and that’s especially true here in Atlanta, GA. Thankfully, there are a number of churches and organizations in our area that are fighting hunger each and every day by running food pantries and other outreach projects to ensure the less fortunate among us always have food to put on the table day in and day out. But these non-profits can’t succeed without our help, and that’s why we decided to list some of the food banks in Atlanta, GA, that are in need of donations, especially as the holidays roll around. Read the rest of this entry >>