Where To Walk When You Stay…. DaVinci’s Pizza

1425438_612343382155128_2058449628_oThe city of Atlanta is filled with exciting shops, restaurants, and theaters and the Artmore is in the heart of it all! Our guests are fortunate to be within walking distance to the best that the city has to offer. In this series we will feature some of the spots that make Atlanta great.

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DaVinci’s Pizza has always given the people of Midtown Atlanta quality food, fast delivery, and great customer service… all at an affordable price. The hip lifestyle and young professional clientele is an exciting advantage that the location brings to this Midtown eatery.

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Located just 266 feet from The Artmore, DaVinci’s offers great personalized service to go along with the best pizza that Midtown has to offer. At DaVinci’s there is no compromise for freshness as they prep from midnight to opening. Inside it isn’t uncommon to sing with your favorite song while the best top 40 plays over the speakers, or catch up on work using their free wifi. If you just cant leave where you are and stay within 3 miles, DaVinci’s offers the fastest delivery of the freshest ingredients around midtown.

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Each customer is the perfect guest at DaVinci’s pizza and each employee is excited to see them come in. The workers at DaVinci’s are all nice and fun and they are honored when they see a customer smile. Each customer gets a personalized experience when they enter and a full, blissful feeling when they leave.

The people at DaVinci’s would like for the guest of The Artmore to enjoy their stay in this area and to come in to enjoy an affordable lunch or dinner that is less than a minute from the hotel.

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This coming spring at DaVinci’s, the guest are invited to play team trivia on Thursday nights for amazing prizes. Fans of DaVinci’s can also enjoy live music inside the restaurant or catch a show at Center Stage with some delicious pizza by the slice. Guest of The Artmore can drop into DaVinci’s for $2 drafts or take a peak at the menu and call in for fast delivery at 404-249-7800.

 

Full Moon Friday – Tonight in the Cocktail Garden – October 18th

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It’s that time again, time for another full moon. The one that falls directly after the Harvest Moon(which was Sept. 19) is called the Hunter’s Moon, and it happens this Friday night, Oct. 18. The best time to view it is 7:38 p.m. Eastern — though of course it shines brightly all night long.

Plus, there’s a lunar eclipse happening, too. It’s subtle, however, not a total eclipse but what’s called a penumbral eclipse, when the Earth’s outer shadow partially covers the lunar being. “You might see a little darkening. It happens very gradually. It’s not like a snap of the fingers,” Jim O’Leary, senior scientist at the Maryland Science Center, told Weather.com. That event begins around 5:50 p.m. eastern, peaks around at 7:50 p.m. and ends around 9:50 p.m., he added.

The total package should make for some pleasant sky gazing of this cool moon.

Its name — one of several catchy monikers including the Blood Moon and the Sanguine Moon — reputedly comes from those who used the light to their advantage, according to Science@NASA. “Hunters … tracked and killed their prey by autumn moonlight, stockpiling food for the winter ahead,” writes NASA’s Tony Phillips. “You can picture them: Silent figures padding through the forest, the moon overhead, pale as a corpse, its cold light betraying the creatures of the wood.”

Chinese lore also describes this moon as the Kindly Moon, reports the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, and the Lakota Sioux called it the Moon When Quilling and Beading Were Done.

The Hunter’s Moon isn’t just any full moon. Like with other moons this time of year, its path — called an ecliptic — is shallow. That means for several nights in a row, the moon sits farther north on the horizon, according to EarthSky. “It’s this northward movement of the moon along the eastern horizon at moonrise,” EarthSky writes, “that gives the Hunter’s Moon its magic.”

(MORE: Photos of Airplanes Silhouetted by the Sun and Moon

Typically this time of year, the moon rises about 50 minutes later each day. Say it appeared in the night sky at 7:00 p.m. today, tomorrow it would show up around 7:50 p.m. For several days around the Hunter’s Moon, however, it only rises 30 to 35 minutes later. (In that same example, it would emerge at 7:00 p.m. tonight, 7:30 p.m. the next.)

Why does this matter? Well, if you lived at a time when you needed the moonlight to harvest and hunt by, it clearly did. “The light of moon allowed farmers to harvest their crops later into the night,” O’Leary said of the September Harvest Moon. By the Hunter’s Moon in October, “it’s time to go hunting for Thanksgiving and the fall. The prey is easier to find. Rather than the moon being up in the sky an hour or two after sunset, it’s up in the sky sooner…. There’s less of a period of darkness.”

So go out and enjoy. But be warned: “While you’re staring at the sky, you might hear footsteps among the trees, the twang of a bow, a desperate scurry to shelter,” NASA’s Phillips writes. “That’s just your imagination.”

Midtown Restaurants | Hot Cheese – A Possible New Menu Item

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We are feeling pretty inspired about grilled cheese here in Midtown Atlanta… Thinking about a possible menu addition!!

Tell us on Facebook what your favorite grilled cheese sandwich is and we may include it on our menu!!!!

Here is a video about the Grilled Cheese craze going on:

CBS News – The Grilled Cheese Craze

Here are some early favorites:

Grilled Mac N Cheese with BBQ Pulled Pork

Spinach Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Grilled Goat Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Sandwich

OK I need to stop my mouth is WATERING!

40 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Buzz Feed