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3 Tricks Car Thieves Don’t Want You to Know

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
car theft graphic with lock emblem

Tips to Help Prevent Car Theft in Atlanta

In the United States alone, it’s estimated that a car is stolen every 43 seconds. Over the course of a year that ever-growing count reaches close to a million cases of car theft nationwide. This year Atlanta has seen a substantial increase in stolen cars, prompting citizens and guests to take special precautions. Here are our top three most important tips to follow to make sure you’re not the next victim in line. 


Winter 2020 Holiday Light Displays in the Atlanta Area

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
Holiday Lights Display in Atlanta, GA

Where Can You Go to See Holiday Lights in Metro Atlanta?

Winter is here in Atlanta, and across the nation people are stringing holiday lights through tree branches and building elaborate holiday displays for their communities. This season will be different in a lot of ways, but most holiday light displays offer a way to feel the warmth of the holidays in a safe and socially-distanced environment. Check out our list of holiday light displays available in the Atlanta area for the winter of 2020.


Atlanta Restaurants & Grocery Stores Open on Thanksgiving 2020

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
Thanksgiving turkey dinner spread in Atlanta, GA

What Atlanta Businesses Will Remain Open this Thanksgiving? 

With Thanksgiving season finally upon us, we’re reminded of all we still have to be thankful for despite the whirlwind of emotions that 2020 has sprung onto us. Whether you’re looking forward to a homemade Thanksgiving feast or just planning on taking it easy this year with a turkey dinner to-go, plenty of Atlanta businesses are keeping their doors open to customers on Thanksgiving Day. You can find what Atlanta community restaurants and grocery stores will remain open for Thanksgiving 2020 here.


Halloween 2020 Virtual Events, Haunted Houses & Parades in Atlanta, GA

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
Virtual Halloween Party Atlanta, GA

Safe Ways to Celebrate Halloween 2020 from Home in Metro Atlanta

In a year that’s been plenty scary already, many Atlanta community members are planning to play it safe this season. The CDC has warned against traditional trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and other close-contact Halloween events this year, but there are other ways you can reconnect with some of the holiday pastimes you love without compromising the wellbeing of you and your loved ones. Check out some recommendations in our list of Halloween 2020 virtual events, haunted houses, and parades in Atlanta, GA.


Where Can I Find Charging Stations around Atlanta, GA?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
2020 Ford Fusion Plug-In Hybrid

Metro Atlanta Hybrid & EV Charging Station Locations

You can own a plug-in hybrid vehicle pretty much anywhere in the U.S., but some cities make it easier to get around on electric energy. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Atlanta area drivers are hopping on the lighning bandwagon. In 2016, Atlanta was ranked among the top ten cities most adapted to electric vehicles. Interested in where you can find charging stations around Atlanta, GA? Keep reading to find areas nearby where you can plug in and set out.


Fall 2020 Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes near Atlanta

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
Fall Woman in Scenic Pumpkin Patch

Outdoor Fall Activities Around Shelby County

As the fall season washes over the Atlanta area this year, local pumpkin patches and corn mazes offer a safe way to get some fresh air, social distance, and celebrate the fall season simultaneously. Discover where you can get our a pick the perfect gourd in your area with our look at our list of fall 2020 pumpkin patches & corn mazes near Atlanta, GA!


Georgia Emissions Testing: Counties, Testing Stations and More

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
Auto Muffler Emissions

Does Atlanta, GA Require Emissions Testing? 

Depending on where you live, local regulations may require that you have your vehicle inspected regularly, but what does that mean for drivers here in Atlanta, GA and the surrounding area? The state of Georgia does require emissions testing, but only for residents in 13 of its 153 counties. Keep reading for details on what counties are included in that list, how often you’ll need to get your vehicle tested, where to go and more. 


What’s Going on in the Atlanta Area for Independence Day 2020?

Saturday, June 20th, 2020
4th of July Fireworks Display

Fireworks for 4th of July 2020 near Atlanta, GA 

None of us could have predicted the whirlwind this year would bring when the clock struck midnight and launched us all into 2020. While COVID-19 restrictions seem to be lightening, there’s still an air of uncertainty surrounding upcoming Independence Day festivities. Though quarantine season has us treading lighter than usual, there are still some things you can do to (safely) celebrate the great ol’ US of A. Check out our list of fireworks and events for 4th of July 2020 available near Atlanta, GA! 


Where to Find Locally Grown Produce in the Atlanta Area this Summer

Monday, June 15th, 2020
Farmers Market Spread

Summer 2020 Farmers Markets in Atlanta, GA 

This summer many of your favorite Atlanta area farmers market are returning, this time with special social distancing and sanitary procedures in place to help support the well-being of patrons. Keep reading for more details on where to find farmers markets for summer 2020 in Atlanta, GA. 


How to Celebrate Father’s Day 2020 in the Atlanta Area

Thursday, June 11th, 2020
Father Reading to Daughter Outside

Father’s Day 2020 Activities in Atlanta, GA 

As long as coronavirus has its grips on the nation, holidays and their related festivities remain a cautious subject. Social distancing guidelines might have you straying from your typical plans, but there are still some activities and opportunities for you to take advantage of . For some ideas, check out our list of activities for Father’s Day 2020 in Atlanta, GA.