October Green Drinks
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

October Green Drinks

For October's event we invite you to stop by one of our favorite spots, downtown's Flatiron Building (FlatironCity) for the usual monthly social networking and some free pre-film drinks, as the Biketober Bike-In Movie: Hocus Pocus (also free) is happening right across the street in Woodruff Park at 8pm...

6:00-9:00 Green Drinks at FlatironCity
8:00-10:00 Biketober Bike-In Movie in Woodruff Park

So please join us early for free beer, wine & Rotten Pumpkin + Black Magic jello shots in FlatironCity's first floor lounge—all enviros welcome, 21+ to drink. 

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September Green Drinks
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

September Green Drinks

***Please note, due to last week's weather, Green Drinks was rescheduled from our usual second Wednesday of the month to Wed, Sept 20th***

Green Drinks is a monthly social/networking event for anyone with an interest in the environment & sustainability. Bread & Butterfly, a European-inspired cafe & bistro in Inman Park, is all ours for the evening September 13th (indoors & outdoor covered patio). Beer, wine, champagne & cocktails available + full dinner menu thru 10pm...

FREE ENTRY

CASH BAR

DRINK SPECIALS

ECO-FRIENDLY RAFFLE PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS

ALL ARE WELCOME (21+ to drink), stop by any time from 6-9!

Bread & Butterfly is located in the Inman Quarter Development, entrance on Elizabeth (opposite Savi Market). Close to the BeltLine, 0.7 miles (13 min) from the Inman Park-Reynoldstown MARTA station. Parking is available on the street or in the paid lot directly behind Bread & Butterfly (entrance also on Elizabeth; $4 for 2 hours, $1 each add'l hour).


The Place


The Giveaways

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August Green Drinks
Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00

August Green Drinks

Save the date! For August we're back at the iconic Flatiron Building — built in 1897, our city's second & oldest standing skyscraper and current home to FlatironCity, a next gen office/co-working space born from an extensive 2015 renovation that now houses groups including the 2nd US Microsoft Innovation Center, City of Atlanta's Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI), and the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), a Georgia Tech incubator helping GA companies launch & build successful companies. 

Free drinks this month... All local craft beer, wine, Talero Organic Tequila and Prairie Organic Vodka jello shots.

Lite bites: earth-friendly chocolates, snack bars, etc.

Free entry as always, 21+ to drink, all are welcome... Join us any time from 6-9, meet in the first floor Lounge, enter via Peachtree Street (main entrance) or back side of building on Broad Street. 

Bonus: We've got a bunch of free raffle prizes for giveaway, all green & local goodness (see pics below).

How to get there: FlatironCity is a 0.2 mile walk from MARTA's Peachtree Center Station. The Streetcar's Park Place stop is just across Woodruff Park. If biking, nearby racks are avail (see map). If driving, street parking is limited, see map for nearby paid lots. Building entrances on Peachtree St (front) & Broad St (back).

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Not familiar with Green Drinks, never attended an event? Green Drinks is an all social/networking event for anyone interested in the environment and sustainability, an opportunity to meet like-minded localsprofessional connections and friends alike. We meet the second Wednesday each month from 6-9, a different location every time. Events are always free to attend and open to everyone. Always find our next meet-up on the website, Facebook, Twitter and via email notification.


Raffle Prizes & Giveaways 

Flatiron Building / FlatironCity
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April Green Drinks
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

April Green Drinks

CAST IRON, a brand new Old Fourth Ward restaurant (occupying the former P'cheen / Last Word space) that serves "timeless food and hand-crafted drinks," will be hosting our April event! A lovely outdoor patio space overlooking Highland Ave is also included, if we're lucky on weather. :)

April is Earth Day month (4/22), so expect some extra freebies & eco-friendly raffle prizes...

- Free entry
- Beer + cocktail specials
- Green giveaways
- Located right off the BeltLine; bike parking avail; MARTA bus stop at Ralph McGill & Glen Iris (0.3 mi away); free street parking + free Highland Bakery lot (both limited); paid lot on Sampson behind Cast Iron

As always, all ATL enviros welcome (21+ to drink). Come alone, bring friends—we're always a combo of veterans & newbies!


Giveaways & free raffle prizes...


The venue...

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March Green Drinks
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

March Green Drinks

Opening of the Georgian Terrace hotel, built in 1911.

Another month, another second Wednesday, and another Green Drinks! Meet us for March underneath the historic Georgian Terrace Hotel at Proof & Provision, the 100-year-old, brick-walled basement they turned into a cozy, dim lit bar/restaurant serving barrel-aged cocktails, small plates, sandwiches, and locally-sourced, housemade charcuterie.

Free entry, cash bar, raffle prizes, beer & punch specials for our group. All enviros welcome (21+ to drink), no RSVP required — stop by any time from 6-9! 

Free self-parking or valet (3 hours) at the hotel with validation, bike parking nearby, MARTA North Avenue Station 0.1 miles away. Enter from inside the hotel or the stone side entrance on Ponce (P&P sign above the doorway).


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February Green Drinks w/Emory Environmental Law & Conservation Society
Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

February Green Drinks w/Emory Environmental Law & Conservation Society

Green business & legal professionals, environmental non-profits & advocates, educators & studentsanyone with an interest in eco-friendly living & sustainability... Please join our next Atlanta Green Drinks! It's a casual, monthly, all-inclusive, all social/networking event, an opportunity to meet like-minded locals...

Emory University folks have long supported Atlanta Green Drinks, so we're very happy to be partnering with the EMORY ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & CONSERVATION SOCIETY for our February event at the newly opened DOUBLE ZERO, located in Emory Village across from the University's main entrance. (see Eater's Hottest Restaurants in Atlanta Right Now #2, January 2017)


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December Green Drinks
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

December Green Drinks

To celebrate the holidays, please join us for free drinks at downtown's iconic Flatiron Building. Built in 1897 on the wedge-shaped block between Peachtree, Poplar & Broad Street, the 11-story tower is Atlanta's oldest standing skyscraper and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Following a $12M renovation, in 2015 the building was re-imagined as FlatironCity, a next gen office space including groups like WEI (City of Atlanta's Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative), the Microsoft Innovation Center, and ATDC, a Georgia Tech incubator helping GA companies launch & build successful companies.

For our December holiday party, expect:

- Free entry
- Free craft beer, organic wine, Talero Tequila,       Square One jello shots
- Snacks
- Giveaways
- A casual, unstructured event for any & all green-minded locals

All are welcome (21+ to drink), stop by any time from 6-9pm—No RSVP required.

TRANSIT: 0.2 mile walk from MARTA Peachtree Center Station
STREETCAR: Park Place stop is just across Woodruff Park
BIKES: Outdoor racks available
CARS: Several paid surface lots & garages nearby


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November Green Drinks w/The Humane League Atlanta
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

November Green Drinks w/The Humane League Atlanta

"USA Today teamed up with Yelp to find the best restaurant in each state. After crunching the numbers, the top restaurant in Georgia, according to Yelp reviews, is HERBAN FIX." 

. . . And, they're hosting our November Green Drinks! Nonprofit partners The Humane League - Atlanta will also be joining us for this month's gathering. An org that works to prevent animal cruelty nationwide, come chat with volunteers at Green Drinks and find them online:

The event is all social/networking and includes free entry, free appetizers, and red & white wine specials... All are welcome (21+ to drink), join us any time from 6-9! Free garage parking (lot next to restaurant off Linden Ave) and bike parking available. MARTA North Ave Station is two blocks away.

"Our goal at Herban Fix is to share authentic plant-based fusion cuisines with vegans, vegetarians & meat-lovers"


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October Green Drinks
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

October Green Drinks

HAMPTON + HUDSON, a newly opened community bar & restaurant in Inman Park, will be hosting our October Green Drinks! One of the “most anticipated restaurant openings for 2016,” H+H is helmed by Billy & Jenn Streck (GRAIN, Cypress Street) with Jason Hall (Saltyard, Livingston) as exec chef. Quietly tucked into the lower level of Inman Quarter's courtyard (across from MF Sushi; BeetleCat, Amer, Bread & Butterfly above), H+H features a huge bar made from antique barn wood and repurposed cabinetry, brown leather booths, tall ceilings, paned glass windows and custom Tobin Hagler light fixtures strung with Edison bulbs. Add to that an extensive drinks menu including 22 beers on tap, wine, a cocktail list featuring “tweaked classics” and seasonal beverages, food sourced from local farmers, an outside patio, foosball + darts.

Free entry
Cash bar
Beer & wine specials

Event is all social / networking, anyone with an interest in the environment & sustainability is welcome!

Paid parking in garage, one block from the BeltLine, bike parking avail (if not formal racks :)


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September Green Drinks w/CNU Atlanta
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

September Green Drinks w/CNU Atlanta

For September we'll be joining a fantastic group of like-minded folks, CNU ATLANTA, and partnering up on their monthly Thirsty Third Thursdays (T3) — we settled on Green Drinks' usual Wed night, as Thurs was booked :) — at the beautiful farm-to-table, Southern dining restaurant TRACE, located right inside the W Atlanta - Midtown.

"Committed to providing an enriching and authentic experience of the senses, showcasing cuisine that is foraged, farmed, crafted, hunted, and shared, TRACE brings the sustainable and local dining experience to a new level. Using the freshest, peak-of-the-season local and regional ingredients supporting sustainable, renewable and organic food and beverage products, TRACE provides a local journey for the avid culinary enthusiast."

"Committed to providing an enriching and authentic experience of the senses, showcasing cuisine that is foraged, farmed, crafted, hunted, and shared, TRACE brings the sustainable and local dining experience to a new level. Using the freshest, peak-of-the-season local and regional ingredients supporting sustainable, renewable and organic food and beverage products, TRACE provides a local journey for the avid culinary enthusiast."

Free entry, free appetizers, drink specials, plus raffle prize giveaways including dinner for two at TRACE, a one night stay at the hotel including a champagne or wine welcome amenity, and more. Valet is free for restaurant guests (first come first serve). If taking MARTA, the hotel is a short 0.4 mile walk from the Arts Center Station.


CNU ATLANTA is the local chapter of the Congress for New Urbanism, a nat'l org founded to promote walkable, neighborhood-based development and provide social, educational & professional events & services for its members. Learn more about their work throughout the Atlanta region & monthly T3 events.


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July Green Drinks
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

July Green Drinks

Grindhouse Killer Burgers' newest restaurant in Decatur has just opened its doors and has a fantastic, spacious rooftop bar awaiting our group for July's Green Drinks.

Free entry, optional cash bar/food.

As a bonus, GRINDHOUSE WILL BE DONATING 15% OF THE EVENING'S SALES (6-CLOSE, OUR'S & EVERYONE ELSE'S!) TO THE GIVING KITCHEN

All ages welcome, downstairs kid-friendly, please note the rooftop bar is 21+ only.

As always, walking, biking, carpooling &/or public transit whenever poss is encouraged! (The Decatur MARTA station is just 0.2 miles away.) Onsite parking lot is free but space is limited.

Atlanta Green Drinks is a free, all-inclusive, monthly social gathering (each second Wednesday 6-9) connecting locals with a shared interest in the environment/sustainability.

The Giving Kitchen, the beneficiary's of our July event (courtesy of Grindhouse's donation), is a non-profit charity that provides emergency assistance grants to restaurant workers in metro Atlanta facing unanticipated hardship. For more info on their efforts & story, please visit thegivingkitchen.org


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June Green Drinks
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

June Green Drinks

Atlanta has its very first cidery! Brand new, and with a spacious tasting room/event space having just opened on the Westside, we had to schedule the very next Green Drinks at Urban Tree Cidery. We love absolutely everything about these guys – their apples are sourced from a family-owned orchard in Northeast Georgia, they stock only local craft beer behind the bar (sustainably grown wine + spirits available as well!), and they support local nonprofits including two of our favs, Concrete Jungle & Trees Atlanta.

Free entry + $1 off all cider draughts for our group. Facility tours throughout the evening. Community food cart Pop Dog Atlanta will be on-hand to satisfy any hunger cravings. Free parking with an additional lot across the street. Carpooling encouraged. Bike parking avail onsite. Transit directions here: atltransit.org


Green Drinks welcomes any & all Atlantans with an interest in the environment / sustainability. whether you work for a green business, nonprofit, government, if you’re a volunteer, or simply looking to get more involved in the local green community. We meet the second Wednesday each month, 6-9. Events are free to attend, open format & all social, no RSVP required. Ours is a diverse crowd, always a mix of regulars & newbies, and a great opportunity to connect with like-minded locals, be it on a social or professional level… over drinks, which is always more fun. :)

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May Green Drinks w/YNPN Atlanta
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

May Green Drinks w/YNPN Atlanta

That patio says it all. And this month we’re partnering with YNPN Atlanta! With tables lining Highland Ave, a huge, 4-sided driftwood bar inside, endless booths & pillowed nooks to socialize, and a fantastic outdoor space to enjoy Atlanta’s beautiful spring weather (partially covered w/stone fireplace if otherwise :) we’d love for you to join us at Bartaco's newest restaurant in Inman Park for May’s Green Drinks...

Free to attend. All are welcome – Atlanta young professionals, nonprofit employees & volunteers, environmental & sustainability enthusiasts of all interests… Come network, socialize & simply relax over drinks with some like-minded locals...
 

YNPN (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network) is an org that aims to advance the careers of young nonprofit workers through networking and professional connections, offering leadership, development and social opportunities for locals in their 20s & 30s.

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March Green Drinks
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

March Green Drinks

Join us for Green Drinks' March gathering at MY PARENTS' BASEMENT, a new craft beer bar/comic book store in Avondale Estates boasting an "impeccable beer selection and craft sodas" with 32 taps highlighting Georgia's growing brewery scene & an eclectic selection of brews from around the world. Add to that free video games, 9,000 new issue, trade paperback & rare comic books to browse, a massive outdoor patio with stone fireplaces + Star Wars cornhole, "nostalgic snacks" and classic cocktails....

Free entry, cash bar. Stop by any time between 6 & 9... All are welcome! 21+ to drink.

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February Green Drinks
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

February Green Drinks

ATLANTA GREEN DRINKS is a monthly social networking event for people who care about the environment/sustainability. 

Please join us for February's gathering hosted by THE MAMMAL GALLERY, one of the driving forces in the effort to breathe new life into South Downtown and historic South Broad Street. Since Mammal Gallery opened its doors as a not-for-profit music venue & collaborative performance/gallery space in 2013, the once thriving commercial district – now emerging arts community – has become home to the Broad Street Visitors Center, Downtown Players Club, Murmur and Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery (just round the corner on Forsyth), with hopefully many more creatives, progressives and arts organizations to follow. This event will highlight the area's new BEACONS Project.

#GoatFarmBEACONS has the hunch that the right kind of density builds the right kind of arts district. The Goat Farm Arts Center is partnering with creative individuals to rehab not raze the unused and beautiful spaces of South Downtown Atlanta. Have an idea? A thought? Come by and chat with organizers &/or visit BeaconsAtl.com

Free entry. Mammal Gallery offers beer (non-profit donations accepted) + we'll have free liquor (whiskey, rum & mixed drinks) courtesy of INDEPENDENT DISTILLING COMPANY, a Decatur-based outfit that produces small batch handcrafted spirits focusing on the flavors & soul of the south... All are welcome, 21+ to drink.


Parking/Transportation: 
Limited street parking on Broad St & surrounding blocks. Paid lot at 34 Broad St (right side of street just before you hit Mammal Gallery on left; look for Tilt's Elevate Atlanta flag mural. Find additional parking info here. Five Points MARTA Station is but a .1 (2 min) walk from the gallery and there's plenty of guarded bike parking available out front.

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January Green Drinks
Jan
13
6:00 PM18:00

January Green Drinks

By Jan 13th you'll be fully rested from the holidays and itching to get out again... Where better than January's Green Drinks at the newly opened MADRE + MASON in Morningside, brought to you by the folks from Urban Cannibals and (also newly opened & a necessary stop!) Tipple + Rose Tea Parlor and Apothecary in Va-Hi.

Serving "Latin-Southern fusion" with an extensive wine, spirit & tequila menu, plus a spacious bar/dining area and enviable outdoor patio, Madre + Mason welcome all to stop in for the first Atlanta Green Drinks of 2016... 

Free entry, cash bar. Appetizer, small plate + drink specials for our group. Parking lot onsite. As always, carpooling, walking, biking & public transit encouraged!

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November Green Drinks
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

November Green Drinks

SECOND SELF BEER COMPANY, one of Atlanta’s newest & best purveyors of craft beer, will be hosting our November Green Drinks at their Westside brewery (not yet one year old)! Ours is a private event with free entry, $12 if you’d like to drink (36 oz of beer samples; 6 or 12 oz pours). Everyone is welcome to join a tour of the brewery + free popcorn from Atlanta-based SkinnyPop. The Island Chef Cafe food truck will also be onsite offering modern Bahamian fusion dishes for purchase. Find SS at 1311 Logan Cir NW, right off Chattahoochee Ave & Collier Rd in the Logan Circle warehouse complex.

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October Green Drinks
Oct
14
6:00 PM18:00

October Green Drinks

We jumped on this highly-anticipated, fantastic new restaurant/bar/rock venue the second they opened their doors! Located in the Old Fourth Ward in the former NuGrape Soda Factory bldg (across from Bantam Pub on Ralph McGill), VENKMAN'S (named for Bill Murray’s Ghostbusters character, yes) is brought to you by chef Nick Melvin and Peter Olson & Nicholas Niespodziani, frontmen of the 70s cover band Yacht Rock Revue. They’re serving “creative comfort food,” and the drink menu includes classic cocktails, craft beers, rose on tap & a variety of booze-infused slushies like the Ecto-Cooler, a vodka + fresh squeezed Hi-C concoction. The space is "loungey-meets-industrial" with a retro feel (wood-paneled walls, red velvet curtains) and includes a large bar area with communal seating, an open kitchen with a chef’s table & cushy booths with sight lines to the custom stage… and, Wednesdays feature live bluegrass!

Free entry, cash bar drinks. Any & everyone with an interest in the environment/sustainability welcome – come network, catch up on the latest news, or simply relax over a drink with some like-minded locals. Parking lot is free, the entrance is located off Ashley Ave. Biking, walking, public transit or carpooling always encouraged!

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August Green Drinks w/Trees Atlanta
Aug
12
6:00 PM18:00

August Green Drinks w/Trees Atlanta

To celebrate August's Green Drinks, we invite you to enjoy free beer with us at TREES ATLANTA's beautiful Kendeda Center in Reynoldstown. Their amazing staff and volunteers have worked tirelessly since 1985 protecting Atlanta's forests, replacing lost trees and creating new greenspace, planting over 100,000 new shade trees in city right-of-ways, front yards, parks, parking lots, schools, neighborhoods, multi-family housing units, public facilities, places of worship, industrial parks, transportation corridors, and along the PATH400 & Atlanta BeltLine... So let's so them some love!

Free entry. Free beverages + snacks from Red Hare Brewing CompanyChuice, and SkinnyPop. Community food cart Pop Dog Atlanta will also be serving up hot dogs with a special discount for GD guests. Raffle prizes  2 beautiful pieces of artwork  from Tilley Art's Grapevine Wall eco-art project and local design & letterpress studio lenspeace's A Year In Gifting social innovation poster project... see pics below! All green folks are welcome, please just RSVP:

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July Green Drinks
Jul
15
6:00 PM18:00

July Green Drinks

For July's Green Drinks we're headed to the BRICK STORE PUB on historic Decatur Square! An Atlanta institution consistently ranked one of the best bars in the city if not country, the Brick Store is a "salt-of-the-earth" hangout (no tvs, neon, obnoxious music or major domestic beers) serving a carefully chosen array of 29 draught beers, 75 bottled beers, plus an additional Beer Engine. 

Please join your fellow enviros upstairs in the Belgium Bar on Wednesday, July 15 from 6-9. Free entry, cash bar, all are welcome!

Find parking here or it's a quick 4 min / 0.2 mi walk from the Decatur MARTA Station.

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May Green Drinks
May
13
6:00 PM18:00

May Green Drinks

Artisan incubator MADE AGAIN, a community of Atlanta artists, designers and furniture makers crafting exclusively sustainable products, just opened their flagship store at Inman Park's new Inman Quarter, the mixed use development currently wrapping up construction at the corner of North Highland & Elizabeth Street.

To celebrate their site launch, Made Again will be hosting Green Drinks' May event! Come enjoy some free wine + Creature Comforts beer, browse the MA gallery, and see artists perform live demos of their green processes. Free artisan ice cream from Queen of Cream (all made from scratch w/locally sourced whole ingredients) plus Le Metro Creperie's food cart will be on-site with crepes for purchase.

Free entry. Complimentary drinks + ice cream.

Public parking is accessible from both Elizabeth & North Highland. Made Again is located in the interior courtyard. Follow MA's progress here.

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