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Atlanta, #1 City for Romance

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Atlanta, #1 City for Romance February is the Month of Romance and, with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many people are considering what their Most Romantic Destination could be. You might think romance needs Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background, a Michelin starred restaurant, or maybe a bouquet of red roses is your style. No matter what, you’ve started thinking about how […]

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Georgia’s 2016 Best Food Festivals

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Georgia is such a wonderful state, sometimes I feel like I don’t represent it enough in my writings. Last month I wrote about Horseback Vacations in England, but let’s talk about something closer to home: Food Festivals in Georgia. I’ve complied a list of my Top Five Favorites for you; if you’re driving a measurable distance to […]

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Have You Visited “The Dump?”

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“The Dump” When Stonehurst Place guests inquire about places to visit in Atlanta, I often suggest “The Dump.”  Not to worry, I’m not sending them to the landfill! Instead, it’s the Margaret Mitchell House, located three blocks from Stonehurst Place.  “The Dump” is what Mitchell herself affectionately named the tiny apartment where she wrote Gone with […]

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Dragon Con brings Superheroes to Stonehurst Place

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Labor Day is nearing, and with it comes an extraordinary amount of visitors to Atlanta, as well as to Stonehurst Place Bed & Breakfast.  In addition to the typical vacation and business traveler, don’t be surprised to see Stormtroopers, Walking Dead zombies, steampunks, and superheroes in our midst!  Dragon Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention […]

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Dream Cars at Atlanta High Museum

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Dream Cars Do you have a dream car? Is there a car you’ve wanted for as long as you can remember? Is it vintage, or maybe still on the showroom floor? Are you looking for speed, or is it all about appearance?  A visit to the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA could be just […]

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Local Honey from Atlanta?

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Health nuts have known how beneficial local honey is for a very long time.  Among other benefits, consuming local honey is a great way to fight off seasonal allergies. How does local honey help you to fight off allergies? Think about the way that a vaccine works. When you are vaccinated, you are injected with […]

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Luxury Hotels in Atlanta or Stonehurst Place?

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If you’re traveling to Atlanta for business or pleasure in the near future, you might be tempted to stay in one of the luxury hotels in Atlanta. After all, there are plenty of Atlanta hotels to choose from; as the hometown of over sixteen major corporations and the busiest airport in the world, Atlanta has […]

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We’re lovin’ Atlanta’s new restaurant Lure, by the Fifth Group

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“Gary and I went to Lure last night, the new Fifth Group restaurant on Crescent Ave. just down the street from South City Kitchen. Nice little restaurant; seafood, raw bar, sushi and they have dedicated a dining space in the rear of the restaurant – people were asking for seating there because it is so nice […]

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