The Best Irish Bars in Atlanta
You’d be hard pressed to find a Southern city that celebrates the Emerald Isle as much as Atlanta does. First held in 1858, the Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade is the longest-running event in town. Like potholes and streets named Peachtree, Irish-themed pubs are all over the place. So how do you know which ones are worth your time? Allow us to help you with that.
Where to Watch the 2015 Women's World Cup in Atlanta
The FIFA Women's World Cup, which kicks off Saturday in Canada, doesn't get as much global hype as the men's event, but that shouldn't be the case from an American perspective. The U.S. women are one of the best teams on the planet, and unlike the men, they have a chance to actually win the tournament. If you're planning on watching, why not join a large group of other soccer-crazed Atlantans? Here now, check out 13 local bars that will be all in for a month of the beautiful game.
Actually Cool Things You Can Still Do This Winter in Atlanta
Winter in Atlanta is special. For a handful of weeks out of the year, Atlantans can actually experience what cold weather is like, and sometimes we even experience a bit of snow—and the city-wide disbelief and chaos that almost always ensues. And considering the ongoing pandemic, this winter is practically destined to be an especially memorable one for Atlanta. With that said, remember to check off everything on your COVID prevention checklist (avoiding large groups, social distancing, wearing a mask, etc.) when going heading out to enjoy everything that the season offers. Here’s your guide to all of the actually cool things to safely do in Atlanta this winter.
CARDIGAN DINES OUT: ZINBURGER WINE AND BURGER BAR
Zinburger probably isn’t the first place I would think of when dining in the Buckhead area. But, when an invitation is extended to dine on lots of burgers, milkshakes, and pies, well, I can’t turn that down! I’m always a bit skeptical of chains but I was pleasantly surprised with Zinburger. We started with a refreshing sangria, cheekily called the “Zingria,” and before we knew it we were being showered with appetizers and burgers.
Best Bets for St. Patrick's Day in Atlanta
The Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parade has been going strong since 1858, and it's the city's oldest public event. Though the actual holiday falls on Friday, March 17, the parade's already come and gone; it took place Saturday, March 11. But as a wide swath of the city celebrates Irish heritage and culture on the actual day too, here's a rundown of some highlights on where to make merry, dine on special Irish-inspired menus and more beyond the typical green-beer-in-a-pub festivities.