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Discover Midtown: SCADshow

14 Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Experience

Inside the Worlds Puppetry Museum at Center for Puppetry Arts

Faces of Transit: Laura Troutt Goes Car-Free

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Midtown Atlanta: Georgia Tech’s College Town

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion with 3D Printing

Midtown-Based Non-Profit Celebrates More than a Century of Transformative Community Work in Atlanta

‘Atlanta Streets Alive’ Turns Peachtree Street into ‘People Street’

Experience Habsburg Splendor at the High


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Discover Midtown: SCADshow

Did you know Midtown is home to the largest concentration of arts and cultural institutions in the Southeast? This scenefull of unforgettable experiences—is the perfect addition to a district where 14,000+ people live, 65,000 people work, and nearly 6 million people visit annually. Each month, we'll spotlight one of Midtown's must-see museums and attractions. First up: SCADshow.Read More »

Tag: Midtown ATL

Posted: November 30, 2015


14 Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Experience

To ensure a safe and enjoyable shopping experience this holiday season, read these safety tips provided by Midtown Alliance's public safety force, Midtown Blue. Read More »

Tags: Public Safety, Midtown Blue

Posted: November 23, 2015


Inside the Worlds Puppetry Museum at Center for Puppetry Arts

When the Center for Puppetry Arts opened its doors for the first time in 1978, founder Vincent Anthony and community members celebrated the moment with a ceremony unlike any other. Filmmaker, artist and puppet master Jim Henson and his most famous puppet creation, Kermit the Frog, had the honor of cutting the ribbon, signaling the start of an influential non-profit that has brought a unique arts and cultural experience to Midtown Atlanta. 

Earlier this month, the Center—which has hosted unforgettable performances, workshops and other programming featuring hand-made characters over the last 36 years—completed a renovation and expansion of its campus, the former site of Spring Street Elementary School located on Spring Street between 17th Street and 18th Street. The Center's transformation marks a full circle moment for the non-profit as they bring the one-of-a-kind Worlds of Puppetry Museum to Midtown Atlanta and the world of puppetry. Read More »

Tag: Midtown ATL

Posted: November 17, 2015


Faces of Transit: Laura Troutt Goes Car-Free

Laura Troutt, the Program Administrator for public safety and landscaped maintenance (whew - what a title), has done what most consider to be taboo and unheard of in the southern city of Atlanta - she is living car-free. As you'll learn, Laura, who once lived outside the perimeter (OTP) recently moved to Midtown and ditched her car to heavily rely on public transit and her own two feet to get her from point A to point B. Read More »

Tags: Midtown Alliance, Transportation, Sustainability, Transit, Bus, Train

Posted: November 16, 2015


Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden


(Photo courtesy of Atlanta Botanical Garden)

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is bringing back their annual "electrical extravaganza," Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, beginning on Saturday, November 14, 2015 - January 9, 2016. Read More »

Tags: Midtown ATL, Community, Creativity, Midtown Alliance Members

Posted: November 12, 2015


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