Atlanta

The Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, now finished, in 27 photos

After three years of construction, let the games (and matches) begin<p>It’s been a little more than three years (and 1.5 billion dollars) since NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Mayor Kasim Reed, and Atlanta Falcons brass were serenaded with fireballs and sky-rockets as they ceremonially broke ground on …

Atlanta Falcons

American Cathedral: The story behind Mercedes-Benz Stadium

From revolutionary idea to painstaking build-out, the story behind the most expensive structure in Atlanta history<p>Photograph by Andrea Fremiotti<p><b>I.</b> …

‘Bon Appetit’ Tabs Marietta’s Spring as One of the Best New Restaurants in America

It’s No. 7 on the list<p>Marietta restaurant <b>Spring</b> has landed at No. 7 on <i>Bon Appetit’s</i> just-released list of America’s best new restaurants for 2017. <i>BA</i> restaurant editor Andrew Knowlton praises the restaurant, which chef <b>Brian So</b> opened in April 2016, for its simple, but exciting cuisine.<p>But what …

Restaurants

New Old News: Steve Harvey’s Wife Marjorie Tied To Two Drug Rings…

Steve Harvey must have really pissed someone off because a lot of old dirt is being dragged out of the closet.<p>According to newly dug up information, …

Crime

Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern Finds ‘Smoked Fish Heaven’ at The General Muir

And AZ is a fan of Miller Union, too<p><i>Bizarre Foods</i> host <b>Andrew Zimmern</b> recently ate his way through Atlanta, and a couple of local restaurants might be featured in his new Travel Channel series. Zimmern took to Twitter and Instagram to heap praise on <b>The General Muir</b>and <b>Miller Union</b>.<p>At The General Muir …

Restaurants

OPEN POST: Did Tyler Perry Secretly Wife Up His Baby Mama?

Stephanie Mills attended Tyler Perry’s cast party for ‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ a few weeks ago at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.<p>The legendary …

Entertainment

Near Gulch, Underground, former Atlanta Constitution Building to get new life

Project would bring loft offices, retail, housing, and a rooftop restaurant near Five Points MARTA station<p>Just when it seemed there couldn't be any more good news for South Downtown’s redevelopment efforts, plans have emerged for the restoration and adaptive-reuse of the old Atlanta Constitution …

Architecture

Atlanta's new stadium ready for business — except that roof

ATLANTA — The goal posts are up. The end zones are painted. The concession stands are ready to dish out all sorts of food and drink.With less than …

Mercedes-Benz

A rosé picnic is coming to Historic Fourth Ward Park…in October?

Tickets to La Fête du Rosé go on sale Wednesday<p>Photograph by MarkSwallow via Getty Images<p>If you thought you’d almost escaped rosé season, think …

Travel

Days away from opening, here's what Mercedes-Benz Stadium looks like now

Days away from opening, here’s what Mercedes-Benz Stadium looks like now<p>It’s almost go time<p>Photograph by Steve Fennessy<p>Eleven days from the Atlanta …

Trucks

Yes, you can enjoy red wine in the summer heat

These five are easy to drink even when Atlanta is sweltering<p>Photograph by Tropico Photo<p>Rosé gets all the love this time of year, as our city is …

Grapes

Kevin Gillespie’s Terminus City BBQ Now Has a Weekend Pop-Up at ASW Distillery

Whole-hog ‘cue, available every Saturday<p><b>Terminus City BBQ</b> has landed a regular weekend pop-up at <b>ASW Distillery</b>. <i>Top Chef</i> alum <b>Kevin Gillespie’s</b> smokehouse side project is now serving at the Buckhead distillery every Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gillespie and ASW plan to run the pop-up through …

BBQ

Largest tract of Beltline-adjacent land in Old Fourth Ward now under contract

Georgia Power truck marshaling yard next to Historic Fourth Ward Park could soon be transformed by team working on Murder Kroger redo<p>The Beltline has brought with it massive changes in the Old Fourth Ward, with Ponce City Market, Historic Fourth Ward Park, the 725 Ponce Development, and the …

Midtown’s Wing Fest, hatch chile fest and more in metro Atlanta this weekend

Wing Fest in Midtown. Hatch chile fest in the Westside. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the …

Survey: 72 percent of Atlanta renters plan to relocate eventually

But metro Atlanta is the third hottest destination in the country for renters in other cities, study finds<p>Are Atlanta renters fickle on the city?<p>On the surface, that’s what the results of a recent Apartment List analysis would seem to suggest. But like other Sunbelt cities, Atlanta remains a big …

Real Estate

Driller Mike, Atlanta’s boring machine, is keeping Westside residents awake at night

Tunneling efforts to connect the Hemphill Water Plant with Bellwood Quarry are causing problems<p>Nearly a year ago, Driller Mike—Atlanta’s very own tunnel-boring machine—began a journey underneath the Westside to connect the Hemphill Water Treatment plant, Bellwood Quarry, and the Chattahoochee River.<p>…

#RHOA Kenya Moore Shares New Photo of ‘Husband’ Marc Daly + Kim Zolciak-Bierman Throws Shade…

Another day, another post from Kenya Moore of The Real Housewives of Atlanta about her ‘secret’ marriage to businessman, Marc Daly.<p>After posting the …

Kenya Moore

Atlanta Beltline president: We’re doubling down on affordable housing

Long a source of frustration for Beltline-adjacent communities, the issue of affordability is back in the spotlight<p>The president and CEO of the Atlanta Beltline, Paul Morris, announced last week the organization will “double down” on efforts to promote affordable housing along the trail.<p>CBS46 …

Housing

Instagram Flexin: Ciara & Baby Future Support Seahawks…

Ciara and her adorable son Future Zahir were spotted supporting the Seahawks during pre-season yesterday (August 13, 2017).<p>CiCi and baby Future …

Russell Wilson

Hugh Acheson Will Open Another Restaurant Near the Atlanta Braves’ Stadium

Achie’s is on deck for The Battery<p><i>Top Chef</i> judge, cookbook author, and local restaurateur <b>Hugh Acheson</b> is opening another restaurant at the Battery development that lies adjacent to the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park. <b>Achie’s</b> will take up space inside the forthcoming Omni Hotel, serving Southern fare …

Restaurants

For $850K, this 1907 relic provides ‘Historic Grant Park at its finest’

Sprawling property at park’s cusp has lofted office upstairs, cottage-like garage around back<p>Despite the $849,900 asking price, the listing for this 1907 relic in Grant Park advises prospective occupants to, “Buy now before values skyrocket from upcoming neighborhood amenities.”<p>The price might not …

Houses

Revelator Will Replace Buckhead’s Corso Coffee With ‘The Mourning Dove’

Look for a fall opening<p><b>Corso Coffee</b> is closing in Buckhead, and Revelator Coffee Company will take over the space. Birmingham-based Revelator, which purchased Octane Coffee in April, will open a new venture called <b>The Mourning Dove</b> at 3065 Peachtree Road NE, #210.<p>Details are still being worked out, …

Restaurants

Atlanta's Best New Restaurants 2017: B's Cracklin’ Barbecue

B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque<p>Photograph by Johnny Autry<p>Barbecue is a regional game. A Carolina pitmaster, for example, would no sooner slather his meat in …

Restaurants

Atlanta church holds Pink Trap House-themed service to ‘make church relevant again’

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Atlanta's Best New Restaurants 2017: 9292 Korean BBQ

9292 Korean BBQ<p>Good Korean barbecue is the sum of its parts. At 9292, each part is a cut above: a rainbow of daily changing <i>banchan</i> (complimentary …

Meet the people behind Atlanta's Best New Restaurants 2017

Meet the people behind Atlanta’s Best New Restaurants 2017<p>Photograph by Ben Rollins<p><b>8Arm</b> <b><br>Baker:</b> Sarah Dodge <b><br>Hometown:</b> Atlanta, Georgia <b><br>Beverage Director:</b> …

Restaurants

Across Atlanta, 10 solid options for starter homes right now - Curbed Atlanta

First-time Atlanta homebuyers with budgets in the $300,000 range should take heart in knowing they’re not totally screwed these days, as the following map aims to show.<p>From tony Buckhead to historic West End, attractive houses and condos beckon newbie property owners with prices from the low …

Real Estate

(PHOTOS) Hundreds gather in Decatur for peace rally following violence in Charlottesville

Posted by Decaturish.com August 13, 2017<p>Two attendees of the Stand With Charlottesville vigil in Decatur, Ga., pass the flame as they light their …

Kevin Hart Movie Filming In Atlanta Needs Production Crew

New Kevin Hart movie "Night School" is filming in Atlanta and looking to hire some production help.

Movies

Atlanta’s Best New Restaurants 2017

Photograph by Iain Bagwell<p>What does “fine dining” mean anymore? All over the country, you can find ambitious cooks serving masterful meals on plastic …