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DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Local Breakfast Eats

ATLANTA, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local breakfast eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live chooses four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Locals love White House Restaurant, the restaurant which is located in Buckhead is an independently owned Greek-American diner. The place is tiny and easy to miss but diners love this restaurant for its quirky feel. The restaurant serves omlettes, pancakes, sandwiches and other Greek fare; however, people love their breakfast menu, above all. The restaurant is open from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. It’s located at 3172 Peachtree Road in Buckhead.

Ria’s Bluebird which is located in the Grant Park neighborhood is a favorite among the Atlanta’s inTown crowd. Their popular dishes include: Fish and Grits, the Bluebird Burrito and the Southwest Tofu Scramble. The restaurant is located near the King Memorial Marta station.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

DINNERS ON A DIME: Cinco de Mayo

AUSTELL, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features local Cinco de Mayo eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

College students and locals enjoy The Border Mexican Restaurant on Maple Street in Carrollton. On Cinco de Mayo the restaurant will be holding their regular karaoke, they’ll also offer drink and food specials. The restaurant is a favorite for its vegetarian offerings and vast selection of imported Mexican beers. Visit the restaurant at 1210 Maple Street in Carrolton.

According to neighborhood residents, Margarita’s Mexican Cantina is the best authentic Mexican food in the area. This restaurant has an extensive vegetarian menu and its staple item is a cornbread dish, supposedly best served with beans.

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

MABLETON, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features favorite affordable, neighborhoods eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Enjoy authentic Italian at Giovanni’s Restaurant on the East West Connector. This restaurant features specials like Chicken Piccata and Ravioli Stuffed with Lobster for under $15. Every meal is served with salad and garlic bread, consistent with the style of a classic Italian family dinner. All desserts are priced under $5 and their most expensive bottle of wine is $26. Bring your family out for an affordable Italian style dinner. Giovanni’s is located at 2495 East West Connector in Austell.

Locals love Gumbeaux’s: a Cajun Grill, the restaurant is known for their moderately priced authentic Cajun fare. The restaurant was established in 1994 and is family owned and operated.

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

WEST METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we’re compiling a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

Take your date on a trip to Sweetwater Creek State Park. On April 30, the park will hold a Twilight Canoe trip. This sunset ride is ranger-led and only open to adults who can swim and have some canoeing experience. $15 includes the canoe, paddle and PFD. The trip will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will return to shore around 9:00 p.m.

Atlanta Bojangles' raise over $20,000 for MDA

Atlanta Bojangles' raise over $20,000 for MDA

HIRAM, Ga. -- Bojangles' recently announced that it raised a record-breaking amount of money during its 10th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser.

The restaurant chain received over $300,000 from customers, which will send 375 children to MDA Summer Camp this year.

"[Muscular Dystrophy Association] is very proud to have Bojangles' as a valued partner," said Theresa Miller, MDA regional coordinator.

Help Bojangles' Fight Muscular Dystrophy

Help Bojangles' Fight Muscular Dystrophy

HIRAM, GA -- Bojangles' kicked off its 10th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser on Monday, Feb.