An Atlanta lifestyle that builds in the pleasures of both city and suburb – and delivers those pleasures without commuting – is the goal of many today. The lofts that are now so sought after in Midtown owe part of their popularity to this up-to-the-minute synthesis, and summer offers a particularly fine season for enjoying it. Atlantic Station make a great starting point for exploring the pleasures of summer in West Midtown.

Getting the Best of Outdoors

Pet owners are particularly grateful for the Atlantic Station Dog Park, just a block-and-a-half away from District Lofts. Here, connections don’t violate sensible social distancing so much as they transcend it. The love of one’s own pet, and the implicit sense we share in common with others who feel the same, forms a connection that doesn’t require a handshake or a hug to feel.

The Foundry Park and The Commons are just beyond. Each in its own way gives signature style to the green role it plays in the Atlanta lifestyle. A lake with a fountain, a monument to justice, an incredible nighttime view of the skyline, and a convincing echo of Paris’s Arc de Triomphe are a few of the signals that Foundry Park is a public space of some sophistication to go with its outdoor enjoyment. The Millennium Gate forms a classical backdrop here, and there’s a museum inside, if you’ve had enough outdoors for a while. The Commons is a stroll-worthy part of the experience here, too.

The Best We Can Do for Food and Fun

While the 19 places for brunch, lunch, dining, and drinking that call Atlantic Station home move carefully toward being more fully open – putting the well-being of patrons, guests, and staff uppermost – there are several to choose from already, especially if takeout to the lofts and parks nearby is your goal. Patio seating, curbside pickup, and – in some cases – delivery are among the measures these establishments are using for continuing to serve.

California Pizza Kitchen is open for takeout and delivery Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The option to dine in there is available from 5 p.m. to closing every day. The Pig & The Pearl has patio seating Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as takeout and curbside pickup. The Yardhouse, too, presents a careful dine-in option, to go along with its take-out and delivery.

The Best Idea for Living

A lifestyle that builds in the best of both worlds – city and suburb – is growing in availability just in time for a generation that places quality of life even higher than any that came before it. The people making the economy and its opportunities grow in Atlanta today are far less likely to compromise on their personal values. Those values include what might be called the simple pleasures of life – a walk with the dog after work, a place where neighbors encounter each other without planning it, a place where their children can play the way they once did and still flourish among the riches of culture that are found in one of the world’s great cities.

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