Fresh Produce on a Table at a Local Farmers' Market

Visit these 8 Atlanta area farmers markets this spring

Fill your basket with local goodness at our favorite Atlanta markets.

Kickstart your spring with a visit to one of Atlanta’s many farmers markets, where you can find a variety of fresh and healthy produce, homemade baked goods, sauces, preserves, crafts, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or just love a leisurely stroll, these spots are buzzing with all the good stuff. Luckily, several of Atlanta’s best farmers markets are accessible year-round and each one offers a unique opportunity to connect with local purveyors. Here are some of our favorites.

Freedom Farmers Market

When: Saturdays, 8:30am-12pm, year-round

Where: 453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE at the Carter Center Library

The Freedom Farmers Market at the Carter Center is a must-visit if you’re looking for fresh and locally sourced produce. You’ll get to explore the season’s latest harvest with a wide variety of prepared foods and pop-up meals cooked by local chefs. Don’t forget to check out the seasonal flowers and garden seedlings in the spring. Bring a cart so you can stock up on all your favorites. This market is a great family-friendly and pet-friendly environment, making it the perfect place to spend your morning, followed by a relaxing picnic at Freedom Park down the street.

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market

When: Thursdays, 4pm-8pm, March-November

Where: 572 Stokeswood Ave SE across from Midway Pub

A smaller yet beloved neighborhood market, the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market is one of the city’s oldest farmers markets. After opening day on March 28th, the market runs on Thursdays in the late afternoon, making it a perfect mid-week stop. It offers a variety of fresh produce, artisanal bread, and locally-made goods. You can purchase organic fruits and vegetables, farm-raised meats, dairy products, and eggs, plus homemade soaps, art, and jewelry created by local artists.

Grant Park Farmers Market

When: Sundays, 9am-1pm, year-round

Where: 1040 Grant St SE across from Eventide Brewing

The Grant Park Farmers Market occurs every Sunday near Zoo Atlanta. This popular farmers’ market offers various locally-grown fruits and vegetables, seafood, bread, meats, artisanal foods, homemade jams, and pickled produce. One of the market’s highlights is the weekly celebrity chef demonstrations featuring renowned chefs from the south. Grab your goodies and picnic at Grant Park just down the street. 

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Sandy Springs Farmers Market

When: Saturdays, 8:30am-noon, April-November

Where: 1 Galambos Way at City Springs

The Sandy Springs Farmers Market opens on April 20th this year and runs through November. It is conveniently situated off of Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, just outside the Perimeter, in the beautiful City Springs complex. You’ll find new vendors weekly with fresh produce, specialty prepared foods, flowers, local art, and so much more at the market. Bring the whole family, as there’s usually live entertainment and lots of green space for running around.

Avondale Farmers Market

When: Sundays, 10am-1pm, year-round

Where: 64 North Avondale Road

Check out the Avondale Estates Farmers Market for fresh, locally-grown produce that supports local farmers and promotes sustainable agricultural practices. You’ll find baked goods from Gallette, plants from Garlands Gardens, curry spice kits from Jar Masala, popsicles from King of Pops, and so many other goodies.

Peachtree Road Farmers Market

When: Saturdays, 8:30am-12pm, March-December

Where: 2744 Peachtree Road NW at the Cathedral of St. Philip

The Peachtree Road Farmers Market is the largest producer-only farmers market in Atlanta, where you can find fresh, locally grown, and ethically sourced produce and food products. Each item sold at the market has been grown, raised, or made by the seller to ensure fair prices for everyone. The market has over 60 weekly vendors selling unique and delicious jams, sauces, pestos, and more. You can also enjoy seasonal chef demonstrations, monthly kids’ programs, and various weekly events. 

MARTA Farmers Markets

When: Tuesdays-Thursdays

Where: Select MARTA stations – find the schedule here 

The MARTA Market is a farm stand that operates on a pop-up basis at seven different MARTA stations. The market aims to serve areas that have limited access to fresh produce. Each stand operates one day per week, providing fresh produce to MARTA customers from Tuesday to Friday at a different station. The markets are in the West End, Five Points, West Bankhead, College Park, H.E. Holmes, Doraville, and Kensington MARTA stations. Check the schedule for each station’s day.

By placing these farm stands inside transit stations, MARTA patrons have convenient food access options. They can purchase food on their way to or from the train or bus.

East Point Farmers Market

When: Wednesdays, 4pm-7pm, March-December

Where: 2757 East Point St.

The East Point Farmers Market, located near the Atlanta airport area, takes place every Wednesday. This volunteer-run market offers many vendors and fresh produce grown locally in the close-knit community of East Point. You can also find a food truck court here to grab a snack after shopping. The market is constantly adding new vendors, so be sure to check back weekly. You can even contact vendors individually to pre-order meats, breads, seasonal produce, cheese, coffee, and more.

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Wavy Blonde Hair Professionally Styled at a Dallas Hair Salon

Lighten up: 6 best salons in Dallas for gorgeous hair this spring

From stunning colors to sleek cuts, let these salons refresh your tresses this season.

As the warmth of spring spreads throughout the city, it’s the perfect time to transform your locks with sunkissed highlights or a fresh, fun cut. Not sure where to go? We’ve compiled a guide to some of the very best hair salons in Dallas, where skilled stylists will work their magic to make you feel your absolute best. 

Cerón Highland Park

30 Highland Park Village B, Dallas, TX 75205

Experience luxury and sophistication at Cerón Highland Park, where innovation and elegance converge. This Dallas hair salon is known for its exceptional service and trendsetting hairstyles, making it the preferred choice for the stylish set. Whether you’re looking for a chic bob, glam curls, or a laid-back balayage, the skilled team at Cerón Highland Park will exceed your expectations with their precision and hair artistry.

Hair Revival Studio

2242 Monitor St 150 Dallas, TX 75207

Looking to revive your locks and elevate your mane game? Look no further than Hair Revival Studio. Nestled in the Dallas Design District, this spacious and modern salon specializes in personalized consultations and tailor-made treatments to bring out the best in your hair. (They’re also known for blonde transformations.) From revitalizing treatments to on-trend cuts and colors, the dedicated stylists at Hair Revival Studio are committed to making every client feel pampered.

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Form Hair Salon

8411 Preston Rd Suite 104 Dallas, TX 75225 

At Form Hair Salon, you’re encouraged to embrace your individuality and express your unique style. This modern, chic salon provides a welcoming environment where a skilled (and friendly) team of hairstylists will work with you to create a personalized approach to hair care that suits your specific needs. Bonus: They offer their own line of hair products

Avalon Salon 

3699 McKinney Ave, Ste 412, Dallas, TX 75204 

The West Village location of Avalon Salon is always bustling with activity. With a team of seasoned professionals and a reputation for excellence, this salon is a must-visit destination for discerning residents of Dallas. They specialize in creating stunning hair colors and providing rejuvenating hair treatments. It’s no surprise they were voted “Best Salon in Dallas” by the Dallas Observer.

Hairstory Studio Dallas

1906 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Hairstory Studio Dallas is the perfect place for those who want a trendy haircut that elevates beauty to an art form. The salon has a sophisticated and charming ambiance, providing a sanctuary for those who want a transformative hair experience. Structured as a collective where each stylist owns their own business, Hairstory Studio brings together some of the most innovative hairdressers in Dallas. The salon’s talented team offers precision cuts and custom color creations that will leave you feeling radiant. 

Patrick O’Hara Salon

5600 W Lovers Lane, Ste 110, Dallas, TX 75209

This boutique salon offers a personalized approach to hair care, ensuring each client receives the attention and care they deserve. Patrick O’Hara Salon services include balayage, keratin treatments, Cezanne treatments, and Bellami professional extensions. Experience personalized hair care tailored to your needs, ensuring satisfaction with every visit.

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Sports fan cheering at a bar

7 of the best places for watching sports in Phoenix

We’ve found the best spots for big screens, cold beer, and game day fun.

You don’t need to go to a stadium to cheer on your favorite team here in Phoenix: Game days are a blast at tons of bars, restaurants, and casinos in the Valley.

Whether you want to watch Spring Training, March Madness, Final Four, hockey, soccer, tennis, or other sports, here are a few of the best spots for big screens, great food and beer, and legendary camaraderie. Most have excellent happy hours and daily deals; check the websites for details.

Bonfire Craft Kitchen and Tap House

Tempe and Surprise

Bonfire has all the trappings of the usual neighborhood sports bar, including scores of screens and framed jerseys and banners (note the Michigan theme) but the wood-fired aroma wafting from the premises promises carnivorous delights that transcend mere pub grub. The pulled pork shoulder is renowned and is even better in the green chili mac and cheese. The smoked wings are impossibly crispy outside and moist and tender inside. Other treats from its scratch kitchen include baby back ribs, beef brisket, pizzas, and hearty sandwiches. The tap list is also a cut above, featuring eponymous beers brewed by local partners and standouts like Wren House Spellbinder in 16 and 32-ounce pours.

Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers

15 Valley locations

CB & CB” started in Scottsdale in 2011 and has spread to almost every area of town and beyond because it lives up to its name and then some. Screens are squeezed into every inch of space, so it’s ideal for catching any game you want. The burgers are top-notch, too: The menu boasts 18 varieties of half-pound burgers dressed up with everything from PB&J to pastrami and Swiss along with a build-your-own, vegetarian, and vegan option. This fan favorite also stands out for its impressive and extensive beer list featuring stalwart domestics and dozens of local and national craft pours on draft and in cans and bottles.

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The Hub Grill and Bar

4 Valley locations

An East Valley mainstay with three locations in Mesa and one in Ahwatukee, The Hub takes the sports bar to the next level. It has numerous screens, a convivial atmosphere, superior service, and plenty of taps featuring an array of brews. Its spirits and cocktail list are solid, too, and its crazy big menu offers something for everyone, from the Iowa Pork Sandwich to the Korean BBQ Steak Bowl. And how many other bars offer more than 20 sides for their burgers and sandwiches, including garlic Cajun HUB chips, loaded mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and more?

Majerle’s Sports Grill

Phoenix and Scottsdale

The downtown Majerle’s — named after owner and Phoenix Suns legend Dan Majerle — opened in 1992 in the city’s oldest commercial building dating from 1885. Locals and visitors alike delight in the historic digs and frequently packed patio, where people always seem to be in a jolly mood, often while wearing team jerseys. Both the downtown and Desert Ridge locations have a chummy ambiance and well-executed bar food with fun names that nod to other sports figures like Jared Dudley’s Chicken sandwich and Joe Kleine’s Chicago Bleu burger.

BetMGM Sportsbook at Gila River Resorts & Casinos – Santan Mountain


If you want to immerse yourself in sports, a casino sportsbook is the place to go, and this one is the biggest in the state at about 7,000 square feet. It’s loaded with screens, including a massive 129-foot LED display along the main wall and screens above the bar. The space gets packed when big games or fights are on, so plan far ahead if you want to reserve a booth. The casino is worth a visit even if you’re not a gambler thanks to a light, bright design, local artwork, and outdoor desert garden areas. A few dozen domestic and craft beers are on tap, and you can grab food at the Upperdeck Deli and other casual concepts along with Honey + Vine, offering upscale cuisine with a subdued-glam aqua-and-gold ambiance — try the exceptional rotisserie half-chicken or a burger topped with bacon and tomato jam.

Santisi Brothers Sports Grill


Far north Phoenix’s Santisi Brothers lands on nearly every “best sports bar” list for its eye-popping walls of over 100 screens as well as its phenomenal food. It features slow-cooked meats (baby back ribs, chicken breast, and pork chops), an array of pasta made from family recipes, hand-tossed New York-style pizza, made-to-order wings, soups and salads, subs and other sandwiches, and of course, burgers. It’s also worth your business for its devotion to supporting animal charities.

Zipps Sports Grill

14 Valley locations

This family-owned local business, launched in 1995, has become synonymous with “neighborhood sports bar” for a reason. All have tons of screens, plenty of tables, friendly service, decent food and drinks at fair prices, and a fan-friendly ambiance where loud cheering is the norm. There’s something for everyone at Zipps: The menu includes soups, a dozen salads, a range of appetizers, a dozen half-pound specialty burgers along with a build-your-own option, tacos, burritos, pizza, focaccia and regular sandwiches, and desserts. A smattering of domestic, premium, and craft beers are offered. The tap list varies based on location, but one thing you can get at all of them is the famous Zipparita in nine frosty flavors.

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