5 spots to ensure tinnitus is in your future

4 places to get to know Atlanta artists

6 Downtown arts gems

Cultural highlights in the heart of the city

Atlanta according to Susan Archie

Atlanta according to Michi Meko

The visual artist on finding peace on the 'Hooch, sneaking into local swimming pools, and his favorite must-visit arts venues

5 of ATL’s most turnt monthly dance parties

The city is filled with clubs just waiting for you to come get your swerve on

5 offbeat spots for music on a school night

When you can’t stomach another DJ dropping the bass, go where the locals go

Atlanta according to DJ Princess Cut

She’s so A-Town — from Edgewood to Fulton Industrial

9 Atlanta restaurants with great raw bars

Where to get your oyster fix in Atlanta

Atlanta according to Lauri Stallings

The glo impresario is a serious nature lover

6 movie theaters every ATL film lover should visit

Everything from Oscar winners or cult classics on the big screen

31 Annual Events

How to spend 12 months in Atlanta

Atlanta according to Joe Reynolds

The local food advocate and Love is Love at Gaia Gardens farmer shares a few of his favorite things

5 surviving hip-hop haunts

A shortlist of ATL’s rap-related cultural landmarks

5 spots for all that jazz

Bluesy clubs for low-key nights

Atlanta according to Amanda Mills

The maker, curator, and evangelist of zines and DIY art tells us where to find inspiration

Atlanta according to DJ Jelly

The prolific Southern Style tastemaker reveals the best spots for local music

7 music spots to jam with Mother Nature

Music venues that remind you how much you love the great outdoors

20 fun first-date restaurants

Where to get your first-date game on in Atlanta

Atlanta according to Mara Davis

The longtime Atlanta radio personality shares her favorite things about the A

16 patios great for beer-drinking in Atlanta

Where to sip brews and get some fresh air at the same damn time

5 music venues with food on the menu

From Eddie’s Attic to Apache Café, here’s where you can nosh before you mosh

Atlanta according to Quianah Upton

A passion for history, culture, design, and decor makes this city perfect for her brand of Arbitrary Living

10 restaurants for laid-back fine dining

Where to eat well while wearing jeans

Atlanta according to Yoyo Ferro

Meet the artist behind the 2015-16 Atlanta City Guide map

10 comedy spots to get your laugh on

Atlanta’s got whatever tickles your pickle

19 restaurants good for going ham

Where to tell swimsuit season to screw off

Atlanta according to Nicholas Tecosky

The writer, performer, and literary viceroy shares a few words

5 late-night Wi-Fi spots

A freelancer’s field guide to remote work sites

9 spots for your health and fitness splurge

Where to go in Atlanta to help create a healthy lifestyle — or at least the illusion of one

Atlanta according to Brian Poust, aka Agent 45

Georgia Soul blogger, DJ, and vinyl collector discusses the finer points of intown living.

11 spots for exploring ATL music’s outer limits

Take an adventurous safari through the nascent and ferocious corners of Atlanta music

14 destinations to steep yourself in Atlanta histo

Museums to enrich your summertime social studies

Atlanta according to Allie Bashuk

The arts curator and organizer on the city's best ambassadors and all those stray chicken wings

5 bars for a mostly bro-free night

Where the drinks flow and Pitbull doesn’t play

6 places to drown in wine and spirits

For the Merlot lovers and the bourbon guzzlers

Atlanta according to Ciera Tavana

From nomad to curator of movable feasts, she found her cultural smorgasbord in Atlanta first

12 CL staff-approved spots to pad your bell

Best bets for a crispy-fried quick fix come last call

10 places to satisfy your sandwich craving in Atla

When only delicious things between two slices of bread will do

Atlanta according to Daren Wang

The Decatur Book Festival's executive director has got your hot tips on secret chicken

21 music venues that keep Atlanta moving

With word of so much doom and gloom at the hands of development, the city parties on

Atlanta according to Adron

Resident singer/guitarist, philosopher, and true school Atlantan fills in the blanks on all that she loves about the city

8 essential listening rooms

For when the love of the song is priority one

Atlanta According to Doria Roberts

Singer/activist/restaurant owner Doria Roberts shares some of her favorite things about Atlanta

Atlanta according to Margaret Cho

The comedian shares a few of her favorite spots inside the Perimeter

Atlanta according to Cayenne Rouge

The Legendary Child on OTP inspiration and the worst thing about the Connector

13 primo ATL people-watching spots

Where to go in the A for the best introverted entertainment

Atlanta according to Corey Davis

The visual artist, tattooist, and musician on his love for Andre 3000, Flux Night, and Old Fourth Ward

Atlanta according to Ruby Velle

The Soulphonics’ leading lady tells us why Atlanta is “Come Up City!”

Atlanta according to Chris Yonker

The musician and gallery co-owner is a big booster of South Downtown's present and future

11 essential Downtown haunts

‘You can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares’

Atlanta According to Nick Niespodziani

Yacht Rock Revue's Nick Niespodziani shares a few of his favorite Atlanta things

8 reasons to go West(side)

The Westside boasts glossy art galleries and gritty performance spaces alike

Atlanta according to Vanessa Toro

Fierce tees notwithstanding, her love affair with Atlanta is no tease

6 spots to beat the post-holiday blues (and gut)

Lift your mood and drop a few pounds at the same time

Atlanta according to Laura Relyea

Meet the former army brat turned Atlanta arts champion

11 music spots with the best sound in Atlanta

Discerning ears dig these local clubs the most

Atlanta according to Mia Jackson

The local comedian on the allure of Sandy Springs and her secret Taco Mac order

8 excuses to let dog be your copilot

Scope these pooch-friendly spots

Atlanta according to Ricky Raw

The bass music ambassador was born for this

13 Atlanta restaurants with great whiskey selectio

Where to go when you want to drink the good stuff

Atlanta according to Kevin Young

The celebrated Atlanta poet shares a few of his favorite things about Atlanta

5 rooftop detours on your moonlight bike ride

From Grant Park to Downtown, check out these views of beautiful people and beautiful places

7 Atlanta restaurants with farmers market specials

Best bets for eating seasonally

Atlanta according to Bootymath

Zack Fox is as weird as you'd expect in this exhaustive guide

5 photo booths to capture that perfect kiss

Best bets in ATL for a timeless lip-lock

Atlanta according to Ashley Teusink

Farmers market advocate by day, Octopus bartender by night

Atlanta according to Kyle Brooks

Local artist Kyle Brooks, aka BlackCatTips, shares his favorite things about ATL

6 restaurants to keep things light

Skip the rich dishes and hot chili and hit up these Atlanta restaurants to help beat the summer heat

Atlanta according to TAYLOR ALXNDR

Southern Fried Queer Pride co-organizer says the city needs affordable housing, glitter and grease, and new OutKast

10 restaurants to take your vegetarian friends

Your non-meat-eating pals deserve to fill up on more than sides and salads



The Clermont Lounge

If you haven't witnessed Blondie, the city's most well-embraced stripper (she's appeared in the city's marketing material, for Christ's

Swinging Richards

All-male, all-nude strip club. Mostly gay clientele. No bachelorette parties.

Pink Pony

There are strip clubs, and then there are Atlanta strip clubs. The Pink Pony sits atop an extended list of adult emporiums for the city

Club Onyx

This gentlemen's club offers women free entry until midnight.

Blake's on the Park

Located across the street from Piedmont Park, Blake's is ground zero for the Midtown gay set, where well-groomed young men gather to se

Magic City

The ATL's strip club of choice for ballers, players, and visiting rap stars. Come dressed on the nicer side of casual if you want to ge

MJQ Concourse

The tiny, shacklike entrance reveals an eclectic and loyal late-night crowd. Music at this underground clubber’s club ranges from hip-h

Looks of Atlanta

Ask your local exotic dancer where she bought her tear-away Catholic school girl outfit, and Looks will most likely be the answer.


A super-fun gay bar with some of the best karaoke (or, as they say, "Maryoke") in town on Tuesday and Saturday nights (but not the firs

Burkhart's Pub

One of Atlanta's top gay bars, with late-night dancing and drag shows in its multistory four-bar space.

The Model T

A gay-friendly neighborhood bar offering fun and fabulousness for everyone. Check the online calendar for weekly activities, holiday ev

The Heretic

Club known for its DJ nights and patrons who are fond of leather.