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Making the City of Atlanta Home

Aug 10, 2008
If you're thinking about relocating to a growing metropolis area that is considered to be "the hot spot" for happening events, you may want to consider the city of Atlanta. Atlanta is an ever emerging city with a population of over 5,200,000. It is one of America's fastest growing cities that just don't seem to stop. They don't call it "HOT"lanta for nothing. Its humid subtropical climate is inviting and environmentally safe. Atlanta's been recognized for its cleanliness and "Eco Friendly policies." It has been said that Atlanta is one of the finest places to call home.

When you think of Atlanta, what usually comes to mind? You probably recall an array of infamous and historical sites. Coca-Cola is the drink of choice for Atlantans, so to speak. Atlanta is the home of The Coca Cola Company. This is a lovely place to visit or take the kids for a little American history and culture. Atlanta seems to be the home of cultural sites. Being the birth place of The Civil Rights, you can also find The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site there. Atlanta is the Home of the Braves, its Major League Baseball team. Why not enjoy a lazy Saturday evening at the Braves Stadium as many Atlantans do! You can check out The Atlanta Hawks, the NBA team hooping it out at the Phillips Arena.

If you are craving some good shopping, eating, and entertainment check out Atlanta Underground. It's located at Five Points downtown. You can enjoy good food, music, and folks afterwards, hop onto the MARTA, the subway system which can take you to most any of Atlanta's areas in the most economical way. If you want to go mall hopping, you'll have a ball in the city of Atlanta! You can find some great buys at The Perimeter Mall, Cumberland, Greenbriar and The Lenox Square!

Not everything in Atlanta is fun and play. Education ranks high on the list for citizens of Atlanta. The city is the home of very well known educational institutions and universities. The Atlanta University Center is located downtown.

The center consists of the sister colleges Morehouse, Spellman, and Clark Atlanta University, which are affluent historically black institutions. Emory University, a private research university is located in Atlanta. Some of the state universities include Clayton State and Georgia Perimeter.

Need a job in Atlanta? Delta Airlines is one of the city's chief employers. Located in the Hartsfield Jackson Airport, you can choose a prestigious occupation as a gate agent, ramp agent, flight attendant, or pilot. Other top employers in Atlanta include Emory University Hospital, Georgia Institute Technology, Georgia Pacific LLC, Home Depot Inc, or GE Energy. Finding employment should be of little concern in Hotlanta.

When you're in pursuit of the best or most popular areas to set up camp you will have many suburbs to choose from depending on what your style of living is. Buckhead, a suburb of Atlanta, is considered the most upscale and affluential residents in their part of the states, as well as the wealthiest neighborhoods in Atlanta. It houses Atlanta's largest business districts. Many people flock to the Lenox Square to shop due to upscale retailers located there in Buckhead. Among the most popular areas of Atlanta are Stone Mountain, Marietta, Kennesaw, East Point, College Park, Smyrna, and Alpharetta. Atlanta has a myriad of hotspots, entertainment, higher institutions, and business opportunities for interested prospects. When you're serious about finding a home in a growing metropolitan city, head on down to Peachtree Street and get in the mix of Hotlanta.
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Donna Rice owner Atlantablackhairsalon.com a directory for Atlanta black hair salons and African American hair products.
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