Comfort Inn & Suites at Stone Mountain
5355 Stone Mountain Hwy
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Phone: (770) 465-1888
Fax: (770) 465-3424
5355 Stone Mountain Hwy Hwy 78 , Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30087
- Phone: (770) 465-1888
- Fax: (770) 465-3424
This multidisciplinary art center was chartered to explore, teach and share the arts with people throughout the Atlanta area. The facility includes classrooms, a dance studio, two private music rehearsal rooms and a pottery studio. Of special interest to out-of-towners is the center's annual storytelling festival, A Tour of Southern Ghosts. It is one of the most popular events of the fall season and attracts fun-loving kids of all ages. A nice gift and art shop is also on site amid the center's Art Station shops. See website for full list of activities and events, as well as season ticket package information. The place is open from Monday to Saturday from 10a.
This full service fitness and athletic club puts a heavy emphasis on sports. An guest fee entitles visitors to a full day of access, which includes workout facilities with free weights, strength training machines, Stair masters, stationary bikes, and treadmills. The pass also allows guests to participate in any of the constant sports challenges being played out on the club's racquetball, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. Club amenities include an outdoor pool, steam room, sauna, whirlpool and sundeck. Monthly dues available for those who plan to stick around longer.
The owners of That Pottery Place challenge you to come on out to Decatur and 'party like Picasso'. Offering a full line of interesting pieces for your painting pleasure, this fun spot just east of town hosts nightly art festivals for those with a flair for the brush. Call early to pre-book a special pottery party for your next social gathering or casual business outing. The studio is among downtown Decatur's most popular destinations, so make your reservations in advance.
For classic fun with the kids or an intriguing team-building outing, glide on over to Atlanta's most traditional roller rink. The hardwood rink with its overhead party lights recalls the flavor of simpler times, and helpful instructors stand ready to assist should your technique be a bit rusty. Skate rental is cheap, but admission varies on Sunday afternoons to Saturday nights. Be sure to call in advance, as specific nights are designated for specific age groups, and Mondays through Wednesdays are reserved for private parties. Cash only.
With a huge number of members, the Bicycle League is one of the largest cycling clubs in America, as well as one of the oldest. Founded in the late 1970s, the club sponsors regularly-scheduled bike rides throughout the metro area. Non-members are always welcome to join in the cycling fun. The organization's monthly magazine, Freewheelin' is available in local bike shops, and contains details of upcoming events, information about the best local trails, and general cycling tips.
This yoga studio in Inman Park offers morning and evening classes in yoga, meditation, tai-chi and kung fu classes. Yoga and breathwork are said to strengthen and align your body, toning and balancing muscles while increasing flexibility and strength. The relaxation and meditation workshops are designed to reduce stress and tension, instilling a wonderful sense of peace and well being. Classes, workshops and personal training in all of Jaya Devi's many disciplines are available. Operating hours vary based on class schedules, so call ahead for details.
Adding a little cultural diversity to the area, Ichiyo Art Center began as a Japanese flower shop, and has grown to become the premier local center for Japanese art classes. Ichiyo offers workshops in such disciplines as Feng Shui, origami, calligraphy, yoga, bookbinding and washi dollmaking. Price and length of courses vary, but each class provides an intimate, hands-on experience of Japanese arts and crafts.
This one-stop druggist is a throwback to the days before large chain stores took over the retail world. Find everything else you need while having a prescription filled, from ice cream to gifts to all sorts of sundry items. Don't bother with a trip to a video store if in need of entertainment, the video rental section here offers a full range of classics to new releases. So grab a movie to watch while you sit at home nursing that flu.
This in-town facility brings affordable fitness to the masses. Even short-term guests can benefit from an annual membership, which provides access to all of the Y's extensive facilities. The center includes a cardiovascular equipment room, strength-building machines, group sport floors and exercise rooms. Classes are offered at an extra fee, and include such popular and diverse subjects as infant massage, Weight Watchers, aerobics, yoga, tai chi, karate, dance, sculpting and special pre-natal exercise. Credit cards not accepted. Short-term and daily guest passes are available.
Long before the major office supply chains hit town, Artlite was giving personal, quality service to those looking to outfit the workplace. Artlite specializes in all different types of pens. From bulk to unique gift pens, Artlite can fulfill any writing need. These pros also carry luxurious office furniture and other supplies. The store recently added an on-line ordering section, making sure it will be able to continue to offer great service to all markets, real or virtual. See website for online shopping.
Photography Center of Atlanta is located in the neighborhood of Morningside. Established in the 1940s as Harden House of Photography, you will find a plethora of photos and awards that gives this place a nostalgic aura. Specializing in restoring photos, you can revive your memories at this shop by giving your old pictures for a much needed revival. They also reprint and enlarge your negative copies as well as offer customized framing for your pictures and paintings.
This accessible studio is open daily, offering classes for beginners and experts, children and adults alike. The non-aggressive martial art of Aikido has enjoyed a recent surge of popularity in America lately, and many new practitioners are drawn by the method's reputation for balancing inner energy with natural athletic development and fitness. Classes are also offered in various Japanese disciplines, including Iaido and Iajitsu, advanced sword arts that promote the development of balance, posture, and zanshin (inner focus).