Collected by Rebekah Reum
1994 Hosea L Williams Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317, USA
Dulce Vegan has a low-key vibe and a menu that is a vegan's delight (despite appearances, the food is 100% vegan). From sandwiches, to a wide variety of cakes and other baked goods, to their selection of coffees and teas, it's a cool spot to hang...
265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
The Atlanta of today owes much to the 1996 Summer Olympics. In preparation for the games, the city transformed a seedy neighborhood into a tourist-friendly destination, creating Centennial Olympic Park as the center of all...
650 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
Settled into the soon-to-open Ponce City Market on the corners of North and Ponce de Leon avenues, Dancing Goats is a espresso and coffee bar in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Open from 6:30 am with plenty of parking, Dancing Goats is a great...
1850 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
3850 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
DTox Organic Juice and Junk in Buckhead serves up organic drinks, soups, and salads for those looking for clean living. The juices combine your favorite fruits with all the necessary greens you might not be getting in your diet. DTox milks combine...
6500 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
For those of us looking to dress well on a budget, Rag-O-Rama brings together the best of vintage and “pre-loved” clothing and accessories. When visiting their newest Sandy Springs location, keep an eye out for hidden designer finds...
420 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
Imagine someone has gone to all the area thrift stores and taken the best pieces out and saved them just for you. That's essentially what Clothing Warehouse has done at their Little Five Points store. Organized by item and by color, they have a...
579 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
Start your day off with coffee from JavaVino, working on your laptop inside. As the day goes on, you can switch to iced tea and move onto the patio, where you are welcome to bring your dog. And come 5 o'clock, grab a glass of wine, the "vino" in...
220 Sandy Springs Cir, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
The loyal following at this Sandy Springs cafe is truly unbelievable and there's almost always a line for lunch. Breadwinner serves up sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads all with a healthy twist. The chicken salad and tomato basil soup are...
288 S 4th St, Memphis, TN 38126, USA
One of the city’s more obscure and geographically isolated restaurants is also one of its best. Lunchbox Eats, located a block south of FedExForum at 288 S. Fourth St. near Pontotoc Avenue, serves good down-home cooking in a nondescript building....
Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
The river is the city's greatest asset, but surprisingly, Memphis doesn't have many vantage points to truly enjoy the Mississippi. Tom Lee Park, at the foot of Beale Street, is one of the few spots. The long swath of open space adjacent to the...
251 Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Beale Street Landing has taken years to come to fruition, but the riverboat docking facility is a welcome sight for those wanting to photograph the beautiful Mississippi River. In the planning and construction phases for about 10 years, the...
Riverwalk, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Looking for a place to walk or run with views of the Mississippi River? The Riverwalk along the top of the bluff might be the solution. The Riverwalk is a paved trail/sidewalk that begins where Riverside Drive heads downhill toward the river on...
1324 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74136, USA
Riverside Parks and Trails in Tulsa, OK. is frequented by many Tulsans, and with 26 miles of paved (and 45 miles of unpaved) trails winding throughout the Tulsa area, the visitors are sure to be diverse. Some come for a walk, some to dine but...
502 E 3rd St #22, Tulsa, OK 74120, USA
If you're in the mood for interesting gifts and souvenirs definitely pop your head in Dwelling Spaces, located in downtown Tulsa's Blue Dome District. This eclectic store sells art made by hometown artists, nostalgic rock and roll memorabilia and...
Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX, USA
One of Dallas’s earliest neighborhoods, this formerly industrial area just east of downtown has a long history as an entertainment hub, from its days as a hotbed of blues and jazz clubs in the 1920s, to the 1980s, when local bands like the...
13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
When Texans think about shopping on a grand scale, they think of Galleria Dallas. The expansive, multi-level retail hub is shopaholic central, with more than 200 stores and restaurants ranging from budget-chic shop H&M to Nordstrom. Go for a spin...
5100 Belt Line Rd #410, Addison, TX 75254, USA
With an expansive, welcoming outdoor space, Social House Addison has made for a brilliant addition to the Village on the Parkway complex. Its menu of from-scratch fare brings the young, hot, professional regulars in droves—shrimp and grits and the...
6150 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252, USA
Whether you land for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you'll find it hard to leave this North Dallas haunt. If the cozy, relaxed coffeehouse feel doesn't grab you, the delicious array of eats will. The airy, sunny patio space with a fireplace for...
3200 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Centuries ago, the railroad helped contribute to the birth of Dallas—and now it’s playing a part in keeping the city green. Built over abandoned Missouri-Kansas-Texas line railroad tracks that once bordered the downtown core, the Katy...
2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
In the mood for an outdoor yoga session, concert, or movie, a scenic run, or just some time with nature in the midst of the urban sprawl? Head to this 5.2-acre green space, which hangs like a deck over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway, between...
2303 Pittman St, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
what's better than perfectly fried chicken in an outdoor setting underneath the texas sky? probably not much. until you throw in a great bar, live music, fire pits, and a pretty killer design. this is exactly the mix achieved in dallas at the...
2001 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
It seems wrong to call this Renzo Piano–designed complex a museum—it’s more like a “sculpture safari,” on which you get to experience the pieces in their intended habitat. Opened in 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center...
718 St Peter, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
No trip to New Orleans would be complete without a visit to Pat O'Briens for a Hurricane. The story goes that in the 1940s, because it was difficult to import scotch during WWII, bar owners were forced to buy large amounts of rum and the...
1000 Howard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113, USA
Discover a history that can be felt and a little local flavor with one of the many tours available or explore it all on your own. The beauty of this cemetery is a reflection of it's location. Worn and unkempt, its air of mysterious romanticism can...
6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Audubon Park sits on the site of a former sugar plantation—the only plantation in the city that wasn’t subsequently developed for homes or businesses. It’s about 25 minutes via streetcar from downtown, but feels a world apart,...
701 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
A National Historic Landmark that has also been named one of America’s Great Public Spaces, Jackson Square is the historic heart of New Orleans. Under the French, it went by the name the Place d’Armes and it wasn’t until the...
800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Café Du Monde is always open; it’s the clientele that changes—from visiting families and local pensioners early in the morning, to couples in the evening, to Bourbon Street refugees looking for coffee and ballast in the...
1332 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
The Garden District was developed in the middle 19th century, and is where the mercantile elite built their in-town estates. Unlike the narrow parcels of the French Quarter or surrounding neighborhoods, house lots here were divided up with just...
610 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
I like to get tattoos when I travel. When I went to New Orleans recently, I realized my father had been there a few years prior and it was the last vacation he took before he passed away from cancer in 2011. I wanted to get a tattoo in honor of...
Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA, USA
Some find this narrow, neon-lit French Quarter street appealing, others appalling. But it’s worth a stroll either way. It’s as if all the sins of mankind and then some were rounded up and corralled here—tawdry strip shows, cheap...
307 Exchange Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
How to choose between sweet potato biscuits, truffle grits, and the free-range lamb meatloaf sandwich? Try them all! (Just kidding) As a solo diner, I skipped the sweet potato biscuits (sadly). The grits and sandwich looked and tasted like...
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