Atlanta: On the Ground

Insider Tour Atlanta: On the Ground

Explore some real southern charm in the capital of Georgia, where music, food and culture are the soul of the city. Atlanta’s historic metropolis has a down-home vibe where everyone is made to feel like a local, and with the help of W Atlanta – Downtown Insider Pablo-andres Lopez, you can live like one, too.

SEE

High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St

 

From a stately home on Peachtree Street to its current award-winning buildings in a spectacular setting, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has grown to become the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Its renowned collection of classic and contemporary art as well as the architecture by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano is a must-see.

 

 

Savannah College of Art and Design

1600 Peachtree St NW

 

Located near the Woodruff Arts Center and High Museum of Art, SCAD Atlanta facilities include a 312,000-square-foot art and design center. It’s a great venue to explore and see young artists at work.

 

 

The Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St NE

 

The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment. With 4,678 seats, more than 300 performances happen here a year, ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. Make some memories in this historic spot!

EAT

Restaurant Eugene

2277 Peachtree Rd

 

James Beard Award-winning Chef Linton Hopkins offers a locally sourced fine dining experience. The menu is a rare combination of the sophistication appropriate for a destination restaurant and the friendliness of a neighborhood favorite.

 

 

Watershed on Peachtree

1820 Peachtree St

 

A soulful dining experience, featuring flavors from the Georgia Coast to the Louisiana Bayou and everything in between, including diverse ethnic tastes found throughout the South.

 

 

Front Page News

1104 Crescent Ave

 

Great food, strong drinks, good music, and a taste of the Big Easy. A southern comfort and a great place to relax.

GROOVE

Andrews Upstairs

56 E Andrews Dr NW, Suite 13

 

Head over to the Andrews Entertainment Complex for this wildly popular upscale music and entertainment venue, as well as its sister restaurant and bar, East Andrews Cafe & Bar. The complex regularly features live regional and national music and late night dancing with Atlanta’s hottest DJs.

 

 

Tongue & Groove

565 Main St

 

One of Atlanta’s premier nightclubs, with a reputation for delivering a world-class nightlife experience, catering to an upscale crowd that enjoys fashion, music, and art. Mondays feature a sophisticated hip-hop and R&B. Wednesdays continue the club’s 13-year tradition of the hottest Latin Night in town.

 

 

Halo Lounge

817 W Peachtree St

 

An industrial gray door that once led into the old Biltmore Hotel’s basement now opens to an astutely designed club with chic cocktails and see-and-be-seen opportunities. A glass wall behind the bar reveals a two-level lounge where DJs play downtempo tunes on weekend nights.

 

 

Cosmo Lava Lounge

45 13th St

 

Known as one of Atlanta’s most sophisticated lounges with its plush decor, state of the art sound system, and some of the best DJs spinning, this chic nightspot can offer you three floors of non-stop action, six bars, VIP accommodations and more. Groove on any of the four dance floors and you’re sure to get moving with a variety of hits play, ranging from Top 40s, 80s and R&B.