Posts Tagged ‘atlanta’

Shopping Deals in Greater Atlanta Area This Coming Week

Sunday, July 26th, 2009
  • walmart: Compaq presario CQ60-419WM laptop,15.6”,3g/160g: $298(Note: you can also order it or other Walmart laptops/pcs online here if your local walmart is out of stock, S&H is very affordable) ; many school supplies 25 cents. eMachines pc 1G/160g,CD/DVD burners: $398. They have “match any local competitor’s advertised price” guarantee.
  • Staples: compaq desktop pc, amd athlon X2 dual-core 7550, 3g/320g $299.98,- free HP DJ4360 inkjet  printer ($69.98) with the purchase after “easy rebate”. Lots of 25 cents deals for school suppiles. vanga fabric task chair - $9.99. On top of the above: $5 off any in-store purchase of $30 or more.
  • AMC movies: before noon at AMC Theatres - $6.00 for more details.
  • Big lots: Coby 4gb mp3/video player: 16 hrs video,2000 songs,4000 photos,FM tuner,2.4” screen-$45
  • OfficeMax: Portable USB HD, 320g $89.99, 500g $119.99; Acer Aspire One Netbook, 1g/160g, 802.11b/g wifi. Also available online;Epson MM Projector Ex30 SVGA, $499.99, get an 80″ pull-down screen for 1 cent with the purchase of the projector (Ex70: $699.99)
  • BestBuy: Portable WD USB HD: 500g-$109.99; Virgin Mobile USB Broadband Adapter $149.99, $20 refill 2go card (pay as you go Internet broadband connection)
  • Frys: SimpleTech 500GB portable Hard Drive - $89.99 - Prices good 7/26 - 7/30
  • Newegg: Recertified: EVEREX gPC2-R VIA C7-D 1.5GHz 512MB(max 2X1gb) DDR2 80GB VIA UniChrome Pro Linux Ubuntu - $99.

Marietta Greek Festival

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

  • May 15, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • May 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • May 17, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

On the grounds of the Holy Transfiguration
Greek Orthodox Church

3431 Trickum Road
Marietta, Georgia 30066

Please fill out our short survey to earn free admission for two people!

Atlanta tour

Friday, December 26th, 2008

GY will be visiting Atlanta and we think the best places to go would be:

  • Margaret Mitchell House and Museum

Margaret Mitchell House and Museum

Monday-Saturday: 9:30am–5pm
Sunday: Noon–5pm

Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults – $12.00
Seniors (65 and older) – $9.00
Students (13 and older) – $9.00
Children aged 4-12 – $5.00
Free – Margaret Mitchell House Members & Children under 4 years old
Groups of ten or more are eligible for discounted rates.

The Margaret Mitchell House
& Museum
990 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Going south on I-75/I-85 (from the north, Marietta, Buckhead, Norcross) take the 249D exit, the North Avenue exit. Take a left off the exit onto North Avenue . You will travel through one stop light before you reach West Peachtree Street. Take a left onto West Peachtree Street. (This is a one-way street going north.) Follow West Peachtree Street until you reach 10th Street. Take a right onto 10th Street. Crescent Avenue is your next right before you reach the next traffic light. You will see the house ahead of you once you turn onto 10th Street. Turn right onto Crescent Avenue and you will see our complimentary parking lot on the right .

From downtown Atlanta, head north on Peachtree Street. The house is on the corner of 10th and Peachtree Street. Take a left at the corner of 10th and Peachtree. Take your first left, Crescent Avenue, which is directly behind the house. You will see our complimentary parking lot on your right.

By public transportation:
The Margaret Mitchell House is one block east of the Midtown Marta Station. When you leave the Marta Station by the Peachtree Place exit, turn left and walk up the sidewalk to the light at Peachtree Street. You will see our entrance sign on the sidewalk.

Free Parking:
Free parking is available adjacent to the property.

  • Martin Luther King Center: Center for Nonviolent Social Change

Fees & Reservations

Admission and parking are FREE.

Admission: Free

Vehicle Parking: Free parking is available on John Wesley Dobbs Avenue between Jackson Street and Boulevard.

No special arrangements are needed since most of the park is self-guided. However, you will need to register to tour the Birth Home of Dr. King. Reservations for touring the Birth Home are handled on a first-come first-serve basis the day of your tour, in person. No advance reservations can be made. Register at the Visitor Center Information Desk.

Martin Luther King Center
449 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta

  • Stone mountain park

Christmas time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM Peak; Christmas event 2:00PM - 9:00PM

For more about history of Atlanta, this is the great web site:

Terracotta Army Is Coming to Town in Atlanta 兵临城下

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Terracotta Army Exhibition will be in High Museum of Atlanta on Nov. 16! Tickets can be booked in advance in the following web site (as checked on 11/3/2008):

Museum Admission Sunday, November 16, 2008 Venue: High Museum of ArtTimes Available *

Number of Adult Tickets

Number of Child Tickets

Number of Student Tickets

Number of Senior Tickets

Note: no refunds or exchanges; please check your ticket dates and times before placing an order. Last ticket slot for the day is sold one hour prior to closing.

Museum Admission includes access to all special exhibitions as well as the permanent collection. The First Emperor exhibition opens on November 16, 2008 and runs through April 19, 2009; tickets purchased for these dates will include The First Emperor as part of your admission.

Members receive complimentary and discounted tickets to special exhibits.
Click here to find out more about becoming a member >>

Groups of 10 or more receive discounted admission, Museum Shop discounts, and more.
Email or call 404-733-4550 for reservations.
Click here to learn more about Group Sales >>