The Almost Cyclist: Bike Challenge 1, Lauren 0

People have told me that the first week of cycling to work is the hardest. I hope so.  

Commuting has, by far, been the challenge of my Bike Challenge.  I’d been doing so well on my practice runs, had learned so much about bike safety, and riding on the road, that I felt fairly prepared for this next hurdle. 

Well.

It’s been kind of an ungraceful week. Read More »

Tags: Bike, Transportation, Bike Challenge, The Almost Cyclist

Posted: October 17, 2014


The Almost Cyclist: Learning How to Hit the Road

I got my bike tuned and outfitted.  Now it was time to get myself in shape.  Increasing my bike savvy called for one part practice and one part education. Read More »

Tags: Bike, Transportation, Sustainability, Bike Challenge, The Almost Cyclist

Posted: October 8, 2014


The Almost Cyclist: Gearing Up (as in, Accessories)


Y’all.  My bike tune up made all the difference in the world.  Not having my gears make all of those clicking noises as I drive past the crowds waiting outside of the Flying Biscuit is a confidence booster in itself.  But I also needed to make a few purchases in order to get my bike road ready. Read More »

Tags: EcoDistrict, Bike, Transportation, Sustainability, Bike Challenge, The Almost Cyclist

Posted: October 3, 2014


Museum Day Live! Center for Puppetry Arts


(Hey, there's me, standing by a Puppet)

By Mia Jones

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Smithsonian Magazine hosted its 10th Annual ‘Museum Day Live!’ event. Over 1,000 museums nationwide participated and gave the opportunity for individuals to visit [one] of their favorite local museums for free. I partook and decided to visit the Center for Puppetry Arts because (1) why not and (2) I hadn’t been since I was a child and was feeling nostalgic.Read More »

Tags: Arts, Atlanta, Events, Midtown ATL, Creativity, #WeLoveMidtown

Posted: September 30, 2014


New Office Spotlight: Industrious Office

By Mia Jones

When you think of the word “industrious,” a slew of synonyms might come to mind—productive, hard-working, diligent—or if you’re anything like me, the Industrious Revolution (what can I say, I liked history). But after speaking with Justin Stewart, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Industrious Office in Chicago, that word now has new meaning.Read More »

Tags: Midtown Alliance, Innovation, Startups, #WeLoveMidtown

Posted: September 30, 2014


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The Almost Cyclist: Bike Challenge 1, Lauren 0

The Almost Cyclist: Learning How to Hit the Road

The Almost Cyclist: Gearing Up (as in, Accessories)

New Office Spotlight: Industrious Office

Museum Day Live! Center for Puppetry Arts

The Almost Cyclist: Getting Started, Part 1

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

Exclusive offer for Midtown Alliance Members from the Alliance Theatre

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