Interesting Information You May Not Know About Atlanta


Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia and is the economic and cultural center of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Below is a bit of interesting information about Atlanta that you should know before deciding to move there.

Atlanta Is The “Nirvana” For Foodies

Atlanta is well known for its “weekly” farmers’ markets that can be found across town along with a variety of ethnic authentic eateries situated along the Buford Highway along with the ever increasing food-truck movements onto the dynamic and unique restaurant scene that is inclusive of establishments that are owned and run by a few famous celebrity chefs such as Richard Blais and Kevin Rathbun. Any foodie will really enjoy and come to love Atlanta.

Dogwood Is Truly Divine In The Springtime

The Dogwood Festival in April held in Piedmont Park is the way that Atlanta welcomes in the spring. Here you will find an abundance of crafts and arts, live music, food and the extensive array of the Dogwood trees that create the perfect backdrop.

Summerfest Is Subliminal In Va-Hi

In the early part of summer, the Virginia-Highland Summerfest is held which is another seasonal festival that has been running for many years. This festival features music, food and art. Virginia-Highland better know by the locals as Va-Hi is the in town neighbourhood where many people enjoy living while others enjoy visiting the area for its parks, picturesque streets, dining and shopping.

The Film Festival In Atlanta Just Keeps Getting Better

What started off as an independent yet small film festival back in 1976 has gone onto blossom into one of the main cinema events in this town every spring.

Music Midtown Is Back

In the era of the 1990’s Music Midtown was one of the main outdoor music festivals in this town that featured top rated name acts which played on various stages that was spread throughout the city streets. It then moved onto long hiatus, and now it is back in Piedmont Park opposed to the city streets, still featuring major acts every September such as Eminem, Pearl Jam, and Cold Play.

There Is A Shorthand For The Local Area Codes

The 3 main area codes that exist in Atlanta include 678, 770 and 404. However, nobody writes out the three numbers and rather just make use of the 1st one, which is then followed by a 7-digit telephone number. This particular practice is very confusing to newcomers to the area.