Atlanta

26-story Georgia State University student housing tower is officially a go

Piedmont Avenue project will include retail and needed space for nearly 700 students.<p>Remember when, in August, about 400 Georgia State University students were shacked up at the downtown Sheraton Atlanta because a spike in applications for dorms created a sudden shortage?<p>Well, a proposed, 26-story …

SunTrust Bank

Curbed Cup 1st Round: (8) Ormewood Park vs. (9) Reynoldstown

Which neighborhood should advance? Cast your vote now!<p><i>The Curbed Cup, our annual award for Atlanta’s “Neighborhood of the Year,” is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. We’ll reveal each of the neighborhoods this week, and polls will be open for 24 hours, so</i> …

Renderings revealed for Edgewood Court revitalization project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 12, 2017<p>An apartment complex at Hardee Street in Atlanta is about to get a major overhaul with an emphasis on …

At East Lake MARTA, TOD plans could include up to 500 homes, greenspace

Concept hints at big changes in store for the MARTA station, between downtown Decatur and Kirkwood.<p>A new survey posted on MARTA’s dedicated transit-oriented development website, coUrbanize, offers Atlantans a potential glimpse at the future of acres of parking surrounding the East Lake MARTA …

Urban Design

Curbed Cup 1st Round: (5) Grant Park vs. (12) Boulevard Heights

Which neighborhood should advance? Cast your vote now!<p><i>The Curbed Cup, our annual award for Atlanta’s “Neighborhood of the Year,” is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. We’ll reveal each of the neighborhoods this week, and polls will be open for 24 hours, so</i> …

Los Angeles

Alleged Police Impersonator Pulls Over Driver On I-575: Cops

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office said a male driving a Dodge Ram pickup truck pulled over a woman Sunday evening in Canton.<p>CANTON, GA -- The Cherokee …

Crime

What 11 stylish Atlantans have on their holiday wish list

Suits, blouses, and a crystal-infused water bottle<p>Need a little holiday shopping inspiration? We asked 11 stylish Atlantans for the one item they’re …

Saks Fifth Avenue

Douglas County Makes Decision On School Tuesday

Douglas County Superintendent Trent North has made the final decision regarding a possible school closure on Tuesday, Dec. 12.<p>DOUGLASVILLE, GA — All …

Education

The Walking Dead Awards: Plot armor is officially off the table

Season 8, Episode 8: Carl, I thought we were having a moment, you little . . .<p>(Spoilers ahead)<p>Each week, we comb through the guts of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, …

TV

Report: Decatur Judge under fire for sending woman to jail over traffic citation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2017<p>The city of Decatur Municipal Court. Photo by Dena Mellick<p>Decatur Judge Lindsay Jones is under fire for …

Justice

Meet Bartending Legend Jim Meehan at Ticonderoga Club

Plus an opening, a famed chef steps down, and biscuit news<p><b>STATS is now brewing its own beer</b><br>The Downtown restaurant is officially a brewpub. As is the Atlanta way, STATS encountered a few hiccups in the city permitting department as it worked to transform the lower level of its property along …

Restaurants

Reward for info in Barcelona Wine Bar robbery and murder increased to $33k

The reward for information about a Nov. 19 robbery and murder at Barcelona Wine Bar has increased to $33,000 police said.<p>“The reward money, raised …

Crime

Virginia-Highland goliath with skyline views, wine cellar summons $1.7M

More than 5,000 square feet yet extreme walkability where the Beltline meets Piedmont Park.<p>It’s not all that often a property with 5,097 square feet and highfalutin perks more typical of Buckhead (wine cellar, home theater, mini pool hall) pops up within a two-minute walk of the Beltline and …

Luxury

Jane Fonda's 80th birthday bash raises $1.3 million for teen pregnancy prevention

Jane Fonda’s 80th birthday bash raises $1.3 million for teen pregnancy prevention<p>While the celebration was filled with lighter moments, G-CAPP …

Jane Fonda

Former employee accused of robbing The Pinewood in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2017<p>Carlous Bailey. Photo provided by Decatur Police<p>Decatur Police say a former Pinewood employee is a suspect …

Crime

Gables Buckhead construction spreads density eastward in Buckhead Village

New apartment development will bring more than 320 residences, street-front retail to East Paces Ferry Road.<p>A new two-towered apartment building is rising on East Paces Ferry, drawing the density of Buckhead Triangle into the heart of Buckhead Village.<p>Construction has reached 10 stories at Gables …

Urbanism

Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta 2017

18 spots to celebrate the season<p>Time to get festive with family and friends! If you don’t want to cook for Christmas or are just looking for a fun …

Restaurants

Curbed Cup 1st Round: (1) Westview vs. (16) Upper Westside

Which neighborhood should advance? Cast your vote now!<p><i>The Curbed Cup, our annual award for Atlanta’s “Neighborhood of the Year,” is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. We’ll reveal each of the neighborhoods this week, and polls will be open for 24 hours, so</i> …

Manhattan

Opioid Addiction Information Session Set For Dec. 14

Behavioral Health will offer seniors vital information on the dangers of Opioid addiction on Thursday, December 14th.<p>SANDY SPRINGS, GA - <b>From Fulton</b> …

Fresh on the Scene: Donetto, ARI Korean Steakhouse, Muchacho

Get the early word on what’s new in Atlanta’s dining scene<p>Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore<p><b>Donetto</b><br>West Midtown needs more destination restaurants, …

Restaurants

Mario Batali Steps Away From Restaurant Empire Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Four women accuse the chef of inappropriate touching in a pattern of behavior that spans at least two decades, according to dozens of Eater interviews<p>About 10 years ago,at the after-party for a wine auction in New Orleans, a woman in her 20s walked up to Mario Batali to introduce herself. As a …

New York City

'WOW!' House: $1.7 Million European Elegance

Check out one of the top properties on the market in Sandy Springs.<p>SANDY SPRINGS, GA -- Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space …

Real Estate

U.S. Supreme Court rejects case of Atlanta woman fired for being gay

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear the case of Jameka Evans, an Atlanta woman harassed and then fired from her job for being a …

Equality

Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Atlanta

Christmas falls on a Monday this year which means many restaurants are closed. However, there are a few options for dining out for those who don’t celebrate the holiday or are simply looking to avoid the stress of cooking a big meal at home. Here are the Atlanta restaurants, mapped north-to-south, …

Christmas

New York medical device maker picks Atlanta for headquarters, will create up to 400 jobs

Koning Corp. has developed what it bills as the first CT imaging system specifically for breast cancer detection. Atlanta beat out Boston and Houston …

Digital Health

Photos: Midtown Atlanta in white with season’s first snow

The metro got a visit from Winter Storm Benji, bringing a few inches of Devil’s Dandruff to a non-berserk region.<p>Friday and the wee hours of Saturday brought a surprising amount of snow to the metro, with as much as a foot of accumulation reported in the northern suburbs.<p>From all accounts, the …

Two Decatur kids targeted by cell phone thieves, police say

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2017<p>Photo by Dan Whisenhunt<p>Two Decatur children were victims of a robbery on Monday afternoon, Decatur Police …

Crime

Densification of Sandy Springs continues as rentals rise among office park

Development marks a change at the formerly all-business-centric district in Sandy Springs.<p>In Sandy Springs, where Peachtree-Dunwoody Road punches through the Perimeter, sprawling office parks surrounded by parking and park-like settings have been the suburban norm for years.<p>But now, new residential …

Urban Design

Power still out for thousands after Deep South snow storm

ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands remain without electricity across the Deep South days after a winter snow storm snapped power lines across the region.<p>At …

Weather

Georgia Weather Forecast: How Cold Will It Get This Week?

As metro Atlanta began thawing from the weekend's snowstorm, all eyes were on the forecast for the coming days.<p>ATLANTA, GA — As metro Atlanta …

Weather