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Summer Shade in Glorious Grant Park!

388 Atlanta Avenue

5BR/4BA • Grant Park
It starts with faboo curb appeal and just keeps on getting better! This spacious home is mere steps from the park and specifically designed with today’s family in mind. Wide open floor plan, spectacular kitchen, oak floors, a beautiful first floor master suite and four upstairs bedrooms with attached baths. Lovely amenities like 10′ ceilings, elegant moldings, and a deep front porch all serve to remind you you’re definitely in Grant Park. 
Click here
 or on the image above for photos and more information about this gorgeous home.


This Property Listed Exclusively by Rob Smith
Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta 

This weekend marks the 12th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival, and you do not want to miss it!  The Adams 5K Run For The Park will start things off, continuing through the weekend with a huge artist market, kids zone, live music, and all kinds of fun! Come on out, find a shady spot, and enjoy this beautiful park. Click here or on the photo above for details.

…and check out some of our favorite hangouts around Grant Park
Octane Coffee and Cocktails
The Little Tart Bakeshop
Ziba’s Wine Bar
Stone Soup Kitchen
Republic Social House
Agave (Southwestern)
Ria’s Bluebird Cafe
Six Feet Under (Seafood)



Saturday is also the grand opening of the College Football Hall Of Fame!  Click here or on the image above for a list of festivities.

What A Great Intown Weekend!

Click the images for all the deets!
josh and christina

I’m so proud of our city, and one of the best things about working in Atlanta real estate is that I get the opportunity to introduce so many fine folks to all this great the city has to offer. It’s hard to believe that Summer’s already coming to a close. Schools are starting back, evenings are cooler, and the Fall festival season is upon us! I hope you’ll all join me in getting out and taking advantage of the great events that make Atlanta such a wonderful place to call home.


christina rumbaugh

realtor, intown specialist



Friday, August 15 • Jazz On The Lawn

What a great opportunity to join friends and unwind to an evening of live music. Guests are invited to bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy modern jazz great Bradford Rogers in the Callanwolde Amphitheater.


Saturday, August 16 • The Goat Farm Arts Center

Living Walls is an annual conference where street artists from around the world come to Atlanta to paint murals throughout the city. The Main Event features an art exhibit beginning at 5:00pm, discussions with the artists, and live music into the evening.


August 16 & 17 • Piedmont Park

This event will feature up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a Street Market, children’s play area plus festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives.

August 16 • The Wrecking Bar Brew Pub

Atlanta’s coolest fundraiser is on tap this weekend. Join us for live tunes, smooth brews and some serious toolin’ around. Proceeds benefit your Atlanta Community ToolBank.



August 16 • Harmony Park, Oakhurst

 Food by Fox Brothers, Black Tie BBQ, Williamson Bros. BBQ, and Sweet Auburn BBQ, as well as beers by Fat Tire Amber Ale, Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial Ale, 1554, New Belgium Brewing, and a whole bunch of great music!

And that’s just this weekend!  Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming Intown events…

August 22

Atlanta Beltline’s
Eastside Trail Gateway
Grand Opening

August 23 & 24

Awesome In Edgewood!

85 Hutchinson Street

3BR/2.5BA • Edgewood
This spacious light-filled home is perfect for today’s family, offering a wide open floor plan, hardwood floors, gorgeous kitchen, and the whole place has been expertly updated to like-new condition.  The second floor boasts three spacious bedrooms, including a fabulous master suite with trey ceilings, stylish bath, and private balcony. 
Click here or on the image above for photos and more information on this awesome Edgewood home.


This Property Listed Exclusively by Chrissie Kallio
Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

This weekend The Fabulous Fox Theatre and Coca-Cola present the 75th Anniversary showing of Gone With The Wind. Tickets are still available for Saturday’s evening show as well as Sunday’s matinee. In addition, The Fox is offering extensive theatre tours prior to both shows. What a perfect way to get to know this Atlanta landmark in a way few people get to! Click here or on the photo above for details.


…the Edgewood neighborhood is not only convenient to the popular Edgewood Retail District, but also to great green spaces and all the great neighborhood shops of Kirkwood, Inman Park, and Little Five Points, like:

The Beehive Atlanta
Le Petite Marché
The Spotted Trotter
Fox Brothers Barbecue
Radial Café
The Porter Beer Bar
The Vortex
Dr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Party


New Listing Just A Block From Grant Park!

Original Features In Tact!

393 Augusta Ave • Grant Park
What a find!  The classic features are still there, like the heart pine floors, high ceilings, claw foot tub, and two gorgeous fireplace mantles that have never been painted,  yet it’s been lovingly renovated for modern living.  Front porch (with swing!) and rear deck, large level yard, and off street parking round out this beauty.  Click here or on the image above for photos and more information on this Grant Park classic.

Listed Exclusively by David Bottomley
Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta


The Grant Park neighborhood is home to the beautiful Historic Oakland Cemetery, the oldest in Atlanta and the largest green space in the city, the world famous Zoo Atlanta, and Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, which houses THE largest oil painting in the world right here in Atlanta! Clickhere or on the image above for some history of Grant Park.

Check out some of our favorite hangouts around Grant Park…
Octane Coffee and Cocktails
The Little Tart Bakeshop
Ziba’s Wine Bar
Stone Soup Kitchen
Republic Social House
Agave (Southwestern)
Ria’s Bluebird Cafe
Six Feet Under (Seafood)

And make sure to check out the Atlanta Street Food Festival this weekend at Piedmont Park!  All the best food trucks will be there!

Atlanta Sure Knows How To Rock The 4th!

Check Out Some Of These Awesome Independence Day Festivals & Events Around Town

Peachtree Road Race
East Point’s Hometown Celebration
Pied Piper Parade, Concert, Fireworks
Red, White & Brew – GA Aquarium
Avondale Estates Parade
Braves vs Diamondbacks
Centenniel Park
Red White & Whisky Blue
Six Flags July Fest by Coca-Cola
Freedom Parade-Marietta Square
Fantastic Fourth at Stone Mountain
Mastering The Art Of Fireworks Photography
Fireworks At Nash Farm, McDonough
Callaway Gardens Star Spangled Beach Party

And the granddaddy of ’em all…

Lenox Square’s Legendary 4th of July Extravaganza,
The Largest Fireworks Show In The Southeast

Click here for even more exciting events,and have a wonderful holiday!

Let’s Do This!

More Summertime Fun!

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June 28-29 • Historic Fourth Ward ParkProbably the hippest of the local arts festival, there’s something for everyone. Art, music, food…and make sure to hit the Emerging Artists Pavilion.

June-July • Edgewood AveThese ultra cool shops are only open for a limited time. You don’t want to miss ’em!
Click the image above for hours and location.

Dunwoody Restaurant Week
June 21-28 • DunwoodySome of the best restaurants in the city are offering deep discounts for Dunwoody Restaurant Week.  Click the image above for details!

Brandon Gunter

June 28 • Smith’s Olde BarBrandon returns to Atlanta for a special show at Smith’s Olde Bar with special guest Melanie Storrusen! Come out to hear your favorites and what Brandon’s been working on since his move back to Nashville.

josh and christina

Regular readers may’ve noticed we’ve sent more of these Intown Haps emails this year than in the past.  Well, the reason is that we’ll often get a home all lined up to feature, and before the email goes out on Friday it’s already under contract!  Buyers are snatching up good homes as soon as they hit the market, so if you’ve been considering selling your home give me a call.  I’ll be glad to give you a realistic idea of what your home’s worth in today’s market–most people are pleasantly surprised!


christina rumbaugh

realtor, intown specialist


And now for something completely different…

Click the image above for a very handy interactive reference that takes the mystery out of pairing wine with food.

Ev-er-y-thing’s gonna be al-right, rockabye…

Ev-er-y-thing’s gonna be al-right, rockabye…

A True Oasis In The City!

2089 DeKalb Ave • Lake Claire
One of the coolest homes in Lake Claire that you’ve probably never noticed has just hit the market.  Designed by architect Carlos Tardio, the Zen-like entrance, or zentrance if you will (ugh…sorry!), leads you through a forest of black bamboo to a peaceful patio complete with koi pond.  The tranquility continues inside with hand finished surfaces, tons of natural light, and an upstairs balcony and rooftop deck.  And to crank up the cool factor another notch, this home was originally owned by Grammy nominated Atlanta musician Shawn Mullins–THIS is the house that Lullaby built.  Click here or on the image above for photos and more information on this über cool space.

Listed Exclusively by Ryan Graham
Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta

Sun In My Belly

Everybody has one of those places where they like to take out of town visitors, and this is one of ours.  Deliciously well-prepared locally sourced dishes pair so nicely with the bright ambience of Sun In My Belly.  This charming restaurant certainly lives up to its name.
(Do yourself a favor and order the challah French toast with caramelized bananas!)


Did you know there’s never been a body of water in this neighborhood called Lake Claire?  Click the image above to learn more about this unique intown neighborhood.

And check out these other fine establishments in and around Lake Claire…

Wahoo Grill
Radial Cafe
Avellino’s Pizza
Dr. Bombay’s Underwater    Tea Party
Gato Bizco Cafe

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