Out to Lunch

September 3, 2014

Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) is excited to announce the launch of OUT TO LUNCH on Broad & in the Park!  In partnership with Creative Loafing, CAP invites Downtown’s many students, residents, office workers and visitors to enjoy the unique Broad Street and Woodruff Park dining experience.

What: As the home of nearly 300 restaurants, Downtown provides the perfect opportunity to take a break from work to enjoy lunch with your friends and colleagues.  This summer, take advantage of your Friday lunch hour and go Out to Lunch on Broad & in the Park!  With an expansive range of authentic international cuisine options, Broad Street in the historic Fairlie-Poplar district offers a unique dining experience.  Get your lunch to-go and enjoy eating outdoors on Broad Street or in Woodruff Park, conveniently located across Peachtree Street.

When: Every Friday June - September (excluding major holidays)

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Broad Street (between Luckie and Walton streets) in the heart of Downtown’s historic Fairlie-Poplar District and Woodruff Park.

Who: Restaurants located within a one block radius of Broad Street between Luckie and Marietta streets, serving a wide variety of cuisines at a range of price points.

Cost: Free for all to attend.

Related Tag: Restaurants


Be Downtown for Labor Day Weekend

August 20, 2014

Have family in town for the weekend and looking to entertain?  Want something fun and unique to do this holiday weekend?  Finally ready to take that stay-cation you've been waiting for?  Then Downtown Atlanta is the place for you to BE this Labor Day weekend. 

In additional to world-class attractions, including the newly-opened Center for Civil and Human Rights and College Football Hall of Fame, the city's most expansive dining selection and fantastic shopping, Downtown will host an array of exciting events and happenings from Thursday, August 28 through Monday, September 1.  With the most access points of anywhere in Atlanta, taking MARTA to enjoy all of the weekend's festivities is fast and easy!



Downtown Restaurant Week Returns August 9-17

July 30, 2014

Downtown Atlanta’s highly anticipated Restaurant Week returns for its 12th year Saturday, August 9, through Sunday, August 17, 2014. During this nine-day culinary event, top chefs offer diners signature menus at exceptional prices. Presented by Central Atlanta Progress, the annual Restaurant Week event gives Atlantans the opportunity to indulge in Downtown’s finest dining hot spots

Related Tag: Restaurants


Steak Week

April 21, 2014

This summer, from June 9th through June 15th, Central Atlanta Progress and Creative Loafing are excited to present the 2014 Downtown Steak Week.  The first of its kind in the city of Atlanta, restaurants participating in Downtown Steak Week will feature specialty “steak” dishes that showcase their talent and one-of-a-kind attributes! 

Related Tag: Restaurants


Downtown's Big Year

March 24, 2014

Central Atlanta Progress Marks 73 Years at Annual Meeting

At its 73rd Annual Meeting, Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District celebrated Downtown’s big year and launched their 2014 fundraising campaign to attract new support for the organization.With the theme -- BE Downtown -- the campaign is built upon the city’s top executives, elected officials and community partners, CAP’s leadership showcased the myriad of exciting accomplishments that will come to fruition in 2014.

The lively event featured a “movie trailer” promoting Downtown’s Big Year, which highlighted some of the exciting openings, events and projects happening in 2014.  The Atlanta Streetcar, the Downtown Pop Up Retail program, the Downtown Daffodil Project, the College Football Hall of Fame and the Center for Civil and Human Rights were just a few of the “stars” featured in the video.  The full printed list of more than 80 happenings was presented to attendees as a take-away item.  The “living” list is available on the CAP/ADID website:  www.atlantadowntown.com

Related Tag: Economic Development


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