Buckhead Brawl 2016

Date:  Wednesday, November 23rd
Time: 7pm

About: Join us for the 2nd annual Buckhead Brawl on Thanksgiving Eve at the Buckhead Westin! Hosts Ashley Hesseltine, Ronndell Smith and Rance Nix will be welcoming Atlanta’s best for Buckhead’s 2nd Brawl for a Cause at the Westin at Lenox Mall. Witness 20 of Buckhead’s bravest Brawlers literally fighting for what they believe in most to raise funds and awareness for a cause close to their hearts. Enjoy open bar with all ticket types, casino games to earn raffle tickets for amazing prizes, live entertainment, giveaways from our sponsors, music by DJ Babey Drew, and much, much more! VIP is $100 to $125, which includes the above, plus blackjack and craps at the Casino for a Cause, as well as close proximity to the action in the ring. There are also tables available with even more perks for $1000.


Saturday, December 10th at 5pm

Location: Front Page News, Midtown

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/22/16


The Atlanta Santa Pub Crawl is now in its 25th year!! It was originally started by a small group of friends as a means of raising some Christmas spirit – and spreading some JOY at the same time. Now its annual tradition in ATL as we take over Midtown at Crescent Ave bars! So, Picture Halloween colliding with Christmas to create the biggest damn Christmas party this side of the North Pole! Over the past 24 years, thousands of people have joined us for what we consider to be the kick-off to the Holiday season.


Since Christmas is the of giving, we are putting on Toys for Tots US Marine Corps toy drive. Please bring an unwrapped toy donation to registration and help underprivileged children have a great holiday! Tickets include a wristband for drink specials plus NO Cover at Opera, Flip Flop’s, Lava Lounge, Sutra Lounge, Tin Lizzy’s, Front Page News & More TBA.  Check in is from 5-10pm at Front Page News (Toy Drop Off). Check in is from 5-10pm at Front Page News (Toy Drop Off). Tickets are $5 in advance plus fees or $10 at the door. And as always, Santa/Christmas costumes are MANDATORY!


More Information: https://www.freshtix.com/events/atlanta-santa-pub-crawl


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/14/16

All November-long, Second Self is fundraising for Movember, the movement that’s changing the face of men’s health. They’ve started a team here to help raise money and awareness this month for prostate cancer and testicular cancer.

At the end of the campaign, on Thursday, Dec. 1st from 6 to 9pm, Second Self will host a Movember Party in their taproom. Guests can show off their ‘stache and enjoy Second Self’s latest brews. They will also have a costume contest, food truck, games, prizes, music, and more! Tickets are available here for $20 and include 6 samples of beer and a souvenir glass.


A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to The Movember Foundation, which runs awareness and fundraising activities year-round to raise money and get men to take action for their health.

About Second Self Beer Company 

Co-Founders Jason Santamaria and Chris Doyle started Second Self as a home brewing experiment a decade ago and released their highly acclaimed beers to the public in fall 2014. The two met in college at Georgia Tech and bonded over a shared passion for good beer. Chris went on to work at Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewery and earned his certificate from the American Brewers Guild Craft Brewers Apprenticeship program. Jason has a background in food and business. Second Self’s beers are brewed with fresh ingredients like blue ginger and lemongrass (never dried ingredients or extracts), and each brew is designed to be paired with food. Second Self recently opened an expanded taproom at their Westside brewery. Designed by Adrenaline, Inc., their graphics have been recognized at Tastings.com’s 2015 World Beer Championships Packaging Competition and Graphic Design USA’s 2015 American Graphic Design Awards.



Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/14/16


 Day and Night Ice Skating Experiences in the Heart of Midtown for All Ages

 Open Thursday, November 24, 2016 through Monday, February 20, 2017

Atlanta, Georgia (November 2, 2016) – The Aquafina Rink at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park will glide back into the hearts of Atlantans on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016, when it opens for the 2016-2017 season.  Located in the spacious Garden Tent at Park Tavern on the Atlanta BeltLine, this favorite Intown holiday tradition will once again feature modern amenities for day and night skating including a covered rink that is 85 feet long and 40 feet wide and comfortably accommodates 200. Open through Presidents Day, Monday, February 20, 2017, Atlantans and visitors alike can enjoy unforgettable ice skating experiences including all day skate sessions, themed children’s birthday parties, ‘Skate After 8’ for ages 16 and up, and a number of special events including a high-energy NYE show courtesy of Yacht Rock Revue. Starting at just $15 to skate all day on non-peak season days, The Rink provides high-quality rental skates that are professionally sharpened.

While skaters stay warm under the beautiful heated tent with a state-of-the-art sound system, observers are invited to sit back and relax under Park Tavern’s recently renovated, covered patio that features plenty of seating, stone fire pits, flat screen TVs, private cabanas, holiday decorations and much more.  With rink and park-side dining available, throughout the season patrons can indulge in homemade hot chocolate, specialty seasonal cocktails, house-made brews, 1/2 price wine bottles every Wednesday, 1/2 off sushi from 10 p.m. to midnight, cooking s’mores over the fire pints, and much more while taking in views of Piedmont Park and Midtown’s picturesque skyline.

The Aquafina Rink at Park Tavern will be open Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight.  The rink is open to ages 16 and up only from 8 p.m. to midnight nightly. The ice team resurfaces the ice every 1½ hours.  The Rink at Park Tavern is also available for private skating lessons, parties, and even marriage proposals. Park Tavern will also host a number of specialty events throughout the season. To make reservations and for the most up to date event calendar, specialty packages, and venue rental information, visit www.parktavern.com.


The Aquafina Rink at Park Tavern


Park Tavern

500 Tenth Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Located on the corner of 10th and Monroe at Piedmont Park.


Thursday, November 24, 2016 to Monday, February 20, 2017
*Dates subject to change.


Ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Skate After 8 begins at 8 p.m. nightly for ages 16 and up.


$15 to skate all day on non-peak days, which includes rental for ice skates.
$20 all day skate during peak season days.
*Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets beforehand to verify availability.



– Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight.

– Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight.
– The Rink at Park Tavern is open to ages 16 and up only after 8 p.m.
– The ice team resurfaces the ice every 1 ½ hours.
Please visit www.parktavern.com the most up to date information.



Visit www.parktavern.com.
About Park Tavern:

Park Tavern, a favorite neighborhood bar, restaurant, brewery, and events facility, is located on the Atlanta BeltLine in the heart of Midtown on the corner of 10th Street and Monroe overlooking Piedmont Park and the Midtown skyline.  The building was originally built in 1905 as horse stables for local racing enthusiasts and then transformed into a golf clubhouse in 1928. Although expanded and renovated over the years, the building still features some of the original woodwork and stone from the historic clubhouse. Today, Park Tavern combines the historic charm of the site with the modern facilities including handcrafted beers brewed on-site, a full restaurant, expansive patio, private event spaces, a seasonal ice skating rink and more.  The menu features classic favorites such as burgers, tacos, salads and sandwiches as well as a full sushi bar serving a wide variety of fresh sushi rolls. For more information, visit www.parktavern.com or call 404.249.0001.  Stay connected on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ParkTavern and on Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter @parktavern.

Heroes and Villains Atlanta Fan Fest 2016

Date:  Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th
Time: Varies

About: On Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th is the Heroes and Villains Fest Fan parading into Atlanta. You will have the opportunity to meet your favorite celebrities, go to exclusive panels, get celebrity photos, attend events, and much more. Some of the celebrities in attendance are Stephen Amell and several other Arrow castmates, as well as celebrities from The Flash, Guardians of the Galaxy, Once Upon a Time, and Gotham. It’s an experience of a lifetime. Beyond the celebrities, you will immerse yourself in the world of superhLearneroes and villains. Learn what it takes to be a superhero by participating in obstacles, games of skill, and maybe even gain a superpower too. Get insight into your favorite shows, learning how they are created from the creators & talent behind them. Tickets and ticket packages range from $35 general admission to $220 for two-day VIP to Platinum VIP at $900.