Atlanta

What you'll see at this weekend's NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta

What you’ll see at this weekend’s NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta<p>Modern tech, too many guns to count, and even the president<p>With the NRA’s annual …

Guns

Indian dominates US flat track

The re-born Indian Motorcycle Company is taking win after win in the ever-popular flat track races in the USA.Indians have been 1-2 in each of the …

Motorcycles

City by City, Marijuana Is Becoming Legal

From Atlanta to Nashville and Pittsburgh, local lawmakers are decriminalizing weed.

Marijuana

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at these 5 Atlanta-area shops

From children’s to feminist bookstores, there’s a shop for you<p>Atlanta has always been a literary city, immortalized in the pages of <i>Gone with the Wind</i> …

Books

2017 Atlanta PSS Psych Sheet Features Leading Contenders for USA's Worlds Team

Katie Ledecky headlines an incredibly deep field that will be appearing at next week's Atlanta stop of the 2017 Pro Swim Series. Current Photo via …

Olympics

Ticonderoga Club’s Indoor Patio Will Soon Become ‘The Pineapple Room’

‘West Indies-styled cocktails,’ coming soon<p>The folks at <b>Ticonderoga Club</b> are working on a new experience for patrons at their Krog Street Market restaurant. The indoor patio that opens up into the market, once a destination for spiedie sandwiches and sort of a holding pen for diners waiting on …

Restaurants

Atlanta attorney indicted on murder charge in wife's death

ATLANTA – A prominent Atlanta attorney has been indicted on charges including murder in the fatal shooting of his wife last year.<p>Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said Thursday that Claud "Tex" McIver faces charges including malice murder and influencing witnesses. McIver has said the …

Crime

Fire in the 4th: 7 free things to do in May in metro Atlanta

One of the first questions most people ask about an event, no matter how entertaining it might sound, is “Is it free?”<p>That’s a valid question …

Downtown Atlanta apartment conversion heads toward summer completion

Formerly a drab 1960s concrete building, The Byron dons a fresh coat of paint and is being tricked out to compete in downtown’s rental market<p>A dated concrete building on Peachtree Street in downtown is just months away from the reveal of its considerable overhaul.<p>Construction on The Byron, a …

Architecture

I Repeat… #RHOA Phaedra Parks is NOT Returning For Season 10! (CONFIRMED TEA + SNEAK PEEK #RHOAReunion CLIP)

Several of my sources have confirmed that Attorney Phaedra Parks is history as far as Bravo is concerned.<p>I reported months ago that Phaedra would NOT …

Entertainment

Old School Beef! Treach (Naughty By Nature) Blasts Pepa (Salt n’ Pepa)…

It’s probably been a few decades since you heard the names Treach and Pepa, but these two former lovebirds did not part on good terms.<p>The formerly …

Rap & Hip-Hop

On Atlanta’s Upper Westside, shopping node ‘Westside Village at Moores Mill’ has renderings

Shops would rise in what developers call the most retail-starved (but swiftly growing) section of Atlanta<p>Developers Eden Rock describe the industrial/post-industrial/suddenly residential “Upper Westside” area as the most retail-starved section of Atlanta.<p>So they’re cooking up a big steamy plate of …

Los Angeles

Spring Jonquil Festival: 16 things to do this weekend in Atlanta

From the Spring Jonquil Festival to the Wesleyan Artist Market, Atlanta is all in bloom with community-centered events this weekend.<p>Check out what's …

Festivals

Wizards cast off Hawks to advance to Eastern semifinals

John Wall scores 42 points as Washington stymies late Atlanta rally<p>John Wall scored 42 points, Bradley Beal added 31 and the Washington Wizards …

Basketball

Near Atlantic Station, Northside Drive site to get Fuqua suburban touch

Big-box retail, sprawling parking lots would overtake site, which will eventually be along the Beltline, per a fresh rendering<p>A new rendering of Northside & 17th—a long-proposed development by infamous Atlanta developer Jeff Fuqua and company—has made its way to the Internet, prompting cries of, …

Urban Planning

Summery Buckhead party compound maximizes modern cool at $2.5M

A low-slung manse built for poolside good times<p>Behind an unassuming facade, this clean-lined modern compound in Buckhead is custom-made for margarita-drenched summertime shindigs—or as the listing terms it, “the best parties in town.”<p>With nearly 6,000 whopping square feet, this five-bedroom social …

Architecture

Photos: Midtown Atlanta sinkhole grows as crews search for clues

A tiny cavity has grown into a street- and sidewalk-swallowing pit, with the help of excavators<p>With Atlanta in the throes of what seems like a major infrastructure meltdown, a tiny sinkhole in the middle of Midtown garnered little attention last week.<p>At the intersection of 5th and Cypress streets, …

Report: Inman Park condo values have exploded by 117 percent in recent years

Which way to the 2011 time machine?<p>Amid the swiftly changing landscape of Atlanta, it’s easy to lose perspective on how things were just a few years ago. Big proposals materialize and become the new normal. Flashy renderings morph into real places where real memories happen. The old state of things …

Real Estate

Atlanta NRA meeting to draw guns, Trump, protesters

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta-nra-meeting-draw-guns-trump-protesters/s73hGK3qCDtiAw57eYaUDK/<p>The event is expected to draw 80,000 people, and …

Guns

Ladybird Extends Brunch to Friday, Hopes to Inspire More Three-Day Weekends

BeltLine brunch available Friday through Sunday<p>BeltLine-adjacent restaurant <b>Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall</b> is refreshing its menu and expanding brunch service. Chef Cooper Miller will debut some new dishes this Friday, the same day Ladybird launches its new Friday brunch service.<p>With brunch available …

Brunch

Atlanta Mayoral Race: So many candidates, so little time

There are so many political hopefuls running at this point, it’s nearly impossible to come away with much substance, even from a two-hour forum …

Elections

Alert: Free cones Thursday at this Atlanta ice cream shop

Considering the rainy, dreary conditions today, you may just need a pick-me-up. Carvel Ice Cream could be the key to turning your gray skies …

Ice Cream

The Battery’s Sports & Social has a 30-foot TV so you can see every detail of the Braves game

An abudance of screens inside and out means you shouldn’t miss a second of gameplay<p>Photograph by Joe Reisigl<p>Sports & Social is like your typical …

TV

Mapping Atlanta's 10 tallest towers, from downtown to Buckhead - Curbed Atlanta

While the Atlanta skyline is humble compared to megalopolises such as New York and Tokyo, there are plenty of distinctive high-rises here that span for miles, adding character and interest.<p>And as the premier city in the American South, Atlanta has been home to some record-setting buildings.<p>For …

Architecture

Pat Pascarella is now executive chef at the Optimist

Get ready for more crudo and a bigger focus on local ingredients<p>Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee<p>Ford Fry’s award-winning Westside seafood spot, the …

Restaurants

The Atlanta Opera’s best kept secret? Its chorus.

The upcoming production of Turandot puts the typically overlooked singers center stage<p>Illustration by Marylou Faure<p>The Atlanta Opera’s full sound is …

Music

Scope the menu for Bar Mercado, opening in Krog Street Market in June

Castellucci Restaurant Group’s new Spanish tapas spot replaces the Cockentrice<p>Photo by Heidi Geldhauser<p>As the family behind the Iberian Pig and Cooks …

Restaurants

North of Atlanta, Chamblee is an unsung bastion of relatively affordable condos

$199K for two bedrooms with MARTA across the street—say what?!?<p>Atlanta condo hunters frustrated by bidding frenzies, scant supply, and ballooning prices might not want to sleep on Chamblee, that urbanizing, transit-connected ITP city about 15 minutes north of Midtown.<p>Listing pools show nearly a …

Real Estate

At Market, Chef Parnass Lim Savang Wants to Give Atlanta What the City Has Been Missing

His pop-up debuts at Gato this weekend<p>With Jarrett Stieber’s Eat Me Speak Me pop-up changing addresses and moving into the kitchen at The SOS Tiki Bar, Gato has new blood coming in for weekend dinner service. After a friends-and-family run last Sunday, chef <b>Parnass Lim Savang</b> will officially debut</b> …

Restaurants

What's filming in Atlanta now? Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, The Last Full Measure, Darkest Minds, plus how a looming WGA strike could threaten Georgia

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, The Last Full Measure, Darkest Minds, plus how a looming WGA strike could threaten …

TV