CONCERTS coming to Atlanta

It’s the summer time! So its time for concerts non-stop! Here’s what’s coming to Atlanta this summer! Get pumped!

  • Neil Diamond. 8 p.m. June 6. $55-$120. Philips Arena, Atlanta.
  • Sting. 8 p.m. June 7. $46.50-$126.50. No tables/carry-ins. Chastain.
  • ZZ Top, Gretchen Wilson and 3 Doors Down. 7 p.m. June 10. $25-$89. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • Kristen Chenoweth.8 p.m. June 22. $37-$125. Cobb Energy Centre, Atlanta.
  • Norah Jones.  8 p.m. June 23. $48.50-$60. Fox Theatre, Atlanta.
  • One Direction.  7:30 p.m. June 26. $29.50-$59.50. Gwinnett Center Arena.
  • Coldplay. 7 p.m. July 2. $53.50-$103.50. Philips Arena.
  • Ringo Starr & His All Star Band.  8 p.m. July 6. $35-$125. Fox Theatre.
  • Collective Soul. 8 p.m. July 7. $29.50. The Tabernacle
  • The Jacksons. 8 p.m. July 8. $39.50-$69.50. Chastain.
  • The B52s. $35-$100. Fox Theatre.
  • KISS and Motley Crue.  7 p.m. July 24. $36-$157. Lakewood.
  • Areosmith with Cheap Trick. 7:30 p.m. July 26. $49.50-$149.50. Philips Arena.
  • Maxwell.  7:30 p.m. July 27 and 7 p.m. July 28. $22-$191. Two-day pass for $169-$239. Philips Arena.
  • Kelly Clarkson and The Fray with Carolina Liar. 7 p.m. Aug. 8. $25-$99. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
  • Jason Mraz and Christina Perri. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18. $23-$59.50. Lakewood.
  • Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias with Wisin & Yandel. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. $29.50-$149.50. Philips Arena
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8 Ways to Keep Your Summer Great!

As my farewell to Atlanta draws near, its only appropriate I send off with some events/resources for events in Atlanta that will keep you going for the whole summer. If you are looking to get out into Atlanta and live up the summer, then this list is the place to start searching.

1. Until 6/3: Georgia Renaissance Festival with Jousting! Turkey Legs! Rides! And More!


2. 6/3 at Starlight Drive In: Official Atlanta Rock and Roll Monster Bash




4. 7/4 at 7:30 am for the race and about 9pm for the fireworks at Lenox Square:Peachtree Road Race


5. 9/27-9/29 in Atlanta: Counterpoint Music Festival


6. Every Friday at Midnight at The Plaza: Rocky Horror Picture Show screening while being performed as well by Lips Down on Dixie


7. For Searching for Every Type of Happening: Creative Loafing Magazine, the Happenings


8. For Your Nightlife Happenings: ATeL Events


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Online Shopping Secrets for the College Fashionista

Thanks to the brilliance of Stumbleupon and heavy procrastination during finals week, I have come upon a few online shopping websites with trendy finds. The most popular I have found from feedback has been Tobi because it is relatively inexpensive, has 30% off new arrivals every week, and has great color variety in wardrobe. From personal experience, Nastygal offers every type of little black dress that is definitely worth the splurge. And if you have not heard the news, H&M now offers online shopping in the United States! H&M provides affordable clothing with great finds in every category, especially business casual clothing.

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My Foodie Finds in Atlanta

Hey! Here’s a list of some of the foodie finds I have collected from friends in the Emory area and from my own personal experience.


  • Yeah! Burger -Burgers
  • Little Bangkok -Chinese
  • Taqueria del Sol -Mexican
  • Ru-sans -Sushi
  • Figo -Italian
  • Farm Burger -Burgers
  • The Flying Biscuit -Southern
  • Raging Burrito -Mexican
  • Goldberg’s -Bagels
  • Crawfish Shack -Seafood
  • Hankook Taqueria -Mexican
  • Takeria -Korean BBQ
  • Elmyr -Mexican
  • Siam -Thai
  • Mirko -Italian
  • Noodle -Pan-Asian
  • Burnt Fork -BBQ


  • Apre Diem -French
  • Alon’s -French
  • Super Pan -Cuban
  • Souper Jenny -Sandwiches/Soup
  • Eclipse di Luna -Spanish Tapas
  • Flip! Burger -Burgers
  • Murphys -American
  • Maggianos -Italian
  • Uncle Julios -Mexican
  • R. Thomas Deluxe Grill -Local Food
  • Cafe Intermezzo -European Cafe/Desserts
  • Rosebud -Vegetarian/Local Food
  • Thai Chilli -Thai
  • The Vortex -Burgers
  • Blue Fin -Sushi
  • Pure Taqueria -Mexican
  • Brickstore -American/Pub
  • Watershed – Local
  • 6 Feet Under -Seafood
  • Chow Baby -Stir-fry
  • Sushi Avenue -Sushi
  • Leon’s -Local
  • Buckhead Diner -American
  • Thai Spice -Thai
  • Tamarind Seed -Thai


  • Rathbun Steak -American
  • Floataway Cafe -Italian and French fusion
  • Woodfire Grill -Southern
  • Sage -Greek and American Fusion
  • Ecco -French
  • Dante’s Down the Hatch -Fondue
  • Miller Union -Local
  • Nava -Southwestern
  • Spice market -Southeast Asian
  • The Sun Dial -American
  • Atlanta Fish Market -Seafood
  • Tuk Tuk -Thai
  • Aria -American
  • Naan -Thai
  • Pricci -Italian
  • Two Urban Licks -American
  • Le Giverny Bistro -French
  • Chops -Steak
  • Fogo de Chao -Brazilian

Here’s a review of Flying Biscuit, Murphy’s, and Alon’s.

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Conquering the Photoshop Basics

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Those Websites You Were Glad To Find

Best calendar option by far! You can send daily agendas to your phone, share calendars with other people, create multiple calendars, have a meeting scheduler to find the best time for people to meet (its a lab application under settings), add holiday/religious/sports/etc calendars, check the weather, set email alerts and organize easily with reoccurring events. If you have a gmail account, it is pretty easy to get started and definitely helpful for those with the new smartphones nowadays where googlesync takes care of importing your calendar to your phone.
If you have a Mac, this is the ideal way to combine chats for you. This combines aim, facebook chat, and more onto one application under ichat. You might want to google a “how to install chax” to set up your facebook account, but once its set up its easy to maintain. Chax combines all your chats in one window and just looks a lot nicer (plus you can be on facebook chat and not on the facebook website if you want!)
As much as I was a skype fan, oovoo has definitely brought it to the next level. (Feel free to debate). Oovoo generally has a better capability to manage bad internet connections by managing the video quality (low, med, and high res). Along with the charming sounds oovoo makes (not to be sarcastic), oovoo unlike skype will let you record your conversations or pictures of people while you chat (pretty cool if you catch your friend doing something embarrassing on camera).
Imagine having post its go with you from your laptop, to your phone, to any computer with internet access. Evernote is the best way for you to do your shopping list at work then pull it up on your phone and be ready to go. Aside from just that, evernote is definitely worth having if you are an overactive user of the sticky-notes.
I know, I know, Pandora should be here, but really, if you have not checked out Spotify or, then you know both are major upgrades. Not only does Spotify sync with your itunes library, it also will create stations based upon your preferences. The cool thing about and Spotify is that it gives a list of similar artists on each station and there is no skip limit. Take that Pandora!
Need a playlist? 8Tracks is your solution. Need a party playlist? Fratmusic, powered by 8tracks, is a site great for quick and easy playlists that are already created and tailored to the multiple encounters of daily college life. You have your pregame music, babymaking music, mashups, powerhour, and more! Definitely the music you want to be playing at a party.
If you haven’t heard about the craze, check out stumbleupon, the best way to find cool and interesting things on the web based upon your interests. Think of it as a random google search of things you like and it can become addicting because there’s really a lot to explore on the web,
In a cooking mood? This website helps find you recipes based upon what you have in your kitchen. Just tell the website what you have in the fridge and it will generate recipes for you based upon the given ingredients.
This website will give you quotes immediately once you are finished with your clothing design. They are moderately priced and definitely reliable (I have bought from them on two occasions). It is an easy way to customize and order t-shirts and more!
Document sharing made easy. You can create powerpoints, documents, and more for free that will be automatically saved online. You can create documents or upload them to keep them safe from your computer crashing.
If your school does not have a server to rate teachers and you really do not feel like googling your teacher to see if he’s good, Rate My Professor will find your professor for you and show user-submitted ratings from students as well as comments. The ratings are based on a five-point scale and are split up by easiness, hotness, etc.
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So aside from documenting my travels in Israel, this blog is going to be my place to express some things that I think are worth sharing. If you search this blog, you will find posts about helpful websites, good eats in Atlanta, places to go in Atlanta, and anything else that keeps you plugged in to life in the age of technology.

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