Got a Halloween costume and nowhere to wear it? Atlanta has many options this weekend to sport your spooky attire - from cooking classes to concerts to parties. Click the link for more information!
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Because of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's ongoing negotiations with Woodruff Arts Center to end the lockout, Mary Chapin Carpenter has canceled her November 14 performance at Atlanta Symphony Hall. All tickets purchased for the concert can be refunded at point of purchase. So far, other upcoming pop shows at the venue, including Phillip Phillips November 6, Rufus Wainwright November 9 and Melissa Etheridge November 26, will go on as scheduled.
It has been eight weeks since the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians started their strike. The Woodruff Arts Center/ASO's chief negotiator J. Thomas Kilpatrick says the size of the orchestra is the last remaining issue in the negotiations. Woodruff leaders want to limit the size of the orchestra to help halt 12 years of orchestra deficits. Further cancellations of planned performances seems likely.
Atlanta Federal Reserve released a report saying that Atlanta and the rest of the Southeast continue to experience "modest" growth. In particular, the Atlanta Fed observed that apartment construction remains “robust,” and commercial real estate brokers say demand has increased since the previous report.
The transportation industry, which moves the manufacturers’ materials and finished products, also reported increasing demand since the last report. Railroads reported increased shipments of “petroleum products; grain; and military, machinery, and transportation equipment.” Ports reported increased shipments and trucking companies reported growth.
Last Saturday, thousands of volunteers in Atlanta worked to help revitalize the community in more than 100 locations, including building a new playground designed by kids who are going to use it. The day kicked off with landscaping along Boulevard. "In Boulevard we're in four parks and over on the beltline, so we have thousands of volunteers out just making a difference in the community and volunteering,” said Hands on Atlanta President Gina Simpson.
No matter how many great new restaurants open, there are never enough great sandwiches available. Thankfully Atlanta's five best new sandwiches are here to help solve said problem. What better time than this weekend to try one (or all of them)? Click the link to check them out.
Five neighborhoods were selected by Zillow as the safest in Atlanta for trick-or-treaters on Halloween. They are upscale, safe for walking, have low crime rates and dense family-friendly populations. The five neighborhoods are Virginia Highland, Morningside/Lenox Park, Inman Park, Brookhaven, and Garden Hills.
Forget the beach, forget the mall, have a euphoric adventure at Atlanta's excellent food events this week! Negri Village, Greystone at Piedmont Park, and Sun In My Belly are just a few of the restaurants with exciting events lined up. Click the link for more information.
If you want to see large-scale productions then you have to visit Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. This year, a new stage version of the film, "Bull Durham" has already been produced, and there is plenty left in store for season ticket holders, including a revival of an old Southern favorite, a world premiere new musical, and a drama, among others.