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Traton Wraps Up Annual Cobb Christmas Stuff-A-Bus EventTraton Homes once again partnered with Cobb Christmas to spread holiday cheer to those in need.

The builder’s annual “Stuff a Bus” event was a success, and, thanks to generous donations from employees, vendors and the community, Traton was able to stuff a Cobb Community Transit Bus with hundreds of toys to help local families. Read More→

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new homes in AtlantaThis weekend is the big game! Looking for a place to watch these two teams battle it out?  If you are not throwing or attending a big game party this weekend, here are recommendations from for Atlanta’s Top 5 places to watch the game:

1. Benchwarmer’s – Don’t let the name mislead! This place has TV’s galore to ensure maximum views of the game from any direction. This also minimizes the chance of someone standing up in front of the TV at the worst possible moment, which usually happens at least once. In addition to the TVs, this spot has pool tables and dart boards with all the best game food: wings, nachos and pretzels.

2. Dantanna’s – Located in both downtown and Buckhead, this sports bar is a great place to relax with friends and watch the game. With more than 50 beers to choose from, Dantanna’s is a beer lover’s heaven. Be sure to get there early to secure a spot. Read More→

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Halloween Fun for Kids and Adults

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Although Halloween is typically a holiday for children to dress up and trick-or-treat in their community, Atlanta offers plenty of fun activities outside of the normal trick-or-treating for both children and adults. Some events involve dressed up children trick-or-treating in unique venues such as Callonwolde Mountain and Legoland. Events for adults involve fun murder mystery cocktail parties, ghost tours, concerts and so much more! Below is a list of the top Atlanta events for kids and adults to enjoy.

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Events near Marietta Homes

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Thanks to the recent winter storms, your children are probably going stir crazy from being cooped up inside. In addition to the unexpected snow days, many students are now in a winter break, which means parents are looking for ways to combat cabin fever. Luckily for residents of metro Atlanta homes, there are plenty of opportunities to engage your children without traveling far from home.

From museums to parks, there are plenty of opportunities for children to explore something new, right in their backyard. Here are some of our suggestions for the perfect winter staycation:  Read More→

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New Years Events near Metro Atlanta HomesCan you believe that 2013 is coming to an end? If you are still searching for the perfect way to ring in the New Year, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate near metro Atlanta homes.

Here is a list of some of our favorite ways for residents of all ages to ring in 2014: Read More→

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Ice Skating near Metro Atlanta HomesIt’s been a little rainy so far this December, but don’t let that put a damper on your holiday fun. From ice skating to holiday lights, residents of metro Atlanta homes have more opportunities than ever to make magical memories with their friends and family.

Centennial Olympic Park

For just $10 per person, your family can enjoy some ice skating fun at Centennial Olympic Park this holiday season.  This ice skating rink is even open on holidays, so if you are looking for a new Christmas Eve or Christmas Day tradition, the rink is perfect. Hours of operation vary per day and discounts are available for college students and military on specific days. For more detailed information on the ice skating rink at Centennial Olympic Park, click here. Read More→

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Labor Day events

Labor Day fun near your Atlanta homes

With the weekend fast approaching, if you don’t have Labor Day plans then check out some of these exciting events near your metro Atlanta homes. During this time of year, Atlanta is always buzzing with massive events such as the AdvoCare 500 and Dragon*Con.

In the Georgia Dome college football fans can cheer to their hearts content at one of the two season kickoffs. Starting off the weekend, Tennessee plays against NC State on Friday, August 31. Then fans return to the dome on Saturday, Sept. 1 to watch old rivalries ignite in the Auburn versus Clemson game.

If you are in Atlanta but football is not quite your speed, cruise down to Atlanta Motor Speedway and check out their annual Labor Day NASCAR Night Race Weekend. The speedway welcomes weekend campers every year for Labor Day for a ton of grandstand fun. The highlight of the weekend occurs when the AdvoCare 500 race take place on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Read More→

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memorial day

Memorial Day events near Cobb County luxury homes

School’s almost out and the temperature outside is rising, which can only mean one thing: Summer is about to take over Atlanta. To make sure your vacation starts off on the right foot, why not make some fun plans for Memorial Day weekend? There is an event for every family, with celebrations near your Atlanta or Cobb County luxury homes. Just take some time to find which one suits you best.

For the music lovers in the area, the 35th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival may be calling your name. Starting on Saturday, May 26 in Piedmont Park, come out and enjoy a day packed full of performers including Kathleen Bertrand, the Lionel Loueke Trio and the Grace Kelly Quintet. The festival is free and provides a great, picturesque setting for a lunch or dinner picnic.

For families with children, you might consider a day at Stone Mountain Park. From Saturday to Monday on Memorial Day weekend, the park is offering fun-filled activities including the all new Geyser Towers, adventure courses, mini-golf, the Laser show Spectacular and, to top it all off, a special fireworks finale all three nights. The park is also offering active and retired military personnel a free Adventure Pass with a valid ID, as well as other discounts for immediate family members. Read More→

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Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day brunch ideas near your Atlanta luxury homes.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and nothing says Happy Mother’s Day more than taking your highly appreciated mom out to a lovely brunch. Don’t panic if you’ve been too busy to start planning yet. We’ve done the legwork for you and compiled a list of unique dining venues to honor and celebrate your mom near your Atlanta luxury homes.

Dine “Under the Sea.” Want to do something for mom that will make a lasting impression? How about dining with whale sharks, manta rays and beluga whales? That’s right. You can treat your mom to an extra special Mother’s Day brunch at the Georgia Aquarium in the breathtaking Oceans Ballroom. Plus, your Mother’s Day brunch experience includes access to many Aquarium exhibits.

Dine like a Queen. Crown your mom queen for the day and take her out for a “knight” to remember at Medieval Times. Admission for mom is free with the purchase of one full-priced adult ticket. Plus, she’ll be treated to a flower, so she’ll feel extra special! Read More→

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