Atlanta

Atlanta’s Best Bets for Soft Serve Ice Cream

Where to find soft serve ice cream, frozen custard, and gelato<p>Few foods conjure up more memories of childhood and summer than soft serve ice cream. The two seem to go hand-in-hand. And, the nostalgic treat is making a bit of a comeback with new shops opening like Big Softie from Little Tart Bakery …

Dessert

Renderings: Midtown’s latest food hall, rooftop comes into focus at Coda project

The Collective at Coda has lined up local favorites for Tech Square<p>As Midtown’s high-tech and much-hyped Coda preps for a topping-out celebration in September, exactly what the project will serve up at street level is coming more clearly into focus.<p>Beyond Coda’s 645,000 square feet of office space …

Living Rooms

Petition calls for separate path for bikes, scooters on Atlanta Beltline

And why not sprinkle in some automated shuttles, too?<p>As the Atlanta Beltline continues to grow toward its 22-mile goal, more and more people are speaking up about issues of crowding, and in many cases, speeding.<p>Granted, with nearly 2 million people using the popular multi-use Eastside Trail …

Atlanta

Map: 10 Atlanta parks for hosting outdoor events on the cheap - Curbed Atlanta

All things urban recreation, from reinventing the sidewalk to innovations in children's playground design.<p>When summer comes to Atlanta, Atlantans head outside. This means family picnics, family reunions, and softball games with friends, to name a few favorite occasions.<p>Thanks to the city’s many …

Swimming Pools

Pacman Jones Mocks Airport Attacker ... 'Sucker!'

The man who attacked <b>Pacman Jones</b> appeared in a Georgia courtroom on Tuesday -- in a wheelchair with a busted leg -- and Pacman thought it was …

Pacman

A Boozy Slushie Beach Bar Is Opening at Ponce City Market Tomorrow

PONCE CITY MARKET: Local popsicle purveyor King of Pops is opening a beach bar called O4W Beach Bar in the courtyard of the market on Thursday, July 19, What Now Atlanta reports. It’s housed inside a shipping container next to the entrance to the rooftop. The bar plans to sell boozy slushies like a …

Fast Casual

50 Allen Plaza skyscraper project could be back from the dead

The downtown site was recently sold to a deep-pocketed developer<p>A long-stalled, potentially skyline-altering tower project is showing signs of life at a prominent piece of downtown Atlanta property.<p>The site at 50 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, which neighbors the Civic Center MARTA stop, was once …

Real Estate

When does each metro Atlanta school district return to class?

ATLANTA -- The first day of school is rapidly approaching, and we have your full listing of when each of the school districts return to …

School Districts

These are the metro Atlanta restaurants that have closed so far this year

If it seems like metro Atlanta restaurant close as quickly as they open -- you're not totally wrong. Check out the area restaurants that have …

Sandwiches

Yippie Ki Yay, Christmas Bars Miracle on Monroe and Buckhead Both Returning

Christmas pop-up bars Miracle on Monroe at Tapa Tapa and Miracle by Buckhead return to Atlanta on Friday, November 23 through Christmas Eve for kitsch and cocktails. This is Miracle’s third year in the city.<p>After Miracle on Monroe’s wildly-popular debut in 2016 at Tapa Tapa in the Midtown Promenade …

Die Hard

Public shut out of Atlanta mayor’s LGBTQ board meeting

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ new LGBTQ advisory board will meet behind closed doors on Wednesday, which legal experts argue may violate the state’s …

LGBTQI

Mercedes-Benz Stadium roof finally complete, one year after it opened

01 / 27<p>Aug 15, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; The Falcons statue at the entrance to the stadium shown during the media tour at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. …

Mercedes-Benz

Hearing for Decatur murder suspect reveals links to a third shooting, video evidence

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 17, 2018<p>Simmie Rischard Reed. Photo provided by Decatur Police<p>During a July 17 probable cause hearing for murder …

Crime

Jeana's flight SJU ATL on Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Atlanta Airport

Angry face emoji: Why 10 brands are complaining on #WorldEmojiDay

It’s World Emoji Day, a holiday that only started four years ago, celebrating – wait for it – emojis.<p>Apple is adding 70 emoji designs to iPhones and …

Public Relations

Cumming Murder Suspect Extradited From Mexico

A man was returned to Cumming from Hidalgo, Mexico, Tuesday, to stand trial for charges against him stemming from a 2010 murder case.<p>CUMMING, GA – …

Crime

Operations resume at Atlanta airport; unattended bag safe

Operations have resumed at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after officials determined an unattended bag was safe.<p>“An unattended bag was …

Flying

Ode to Piedmont Park’s Noguchi ‘Playscapes’

One of the 20th Century’s most prominent sculptors designed playgrounds across the U.S., but he saw only Atlanta’s built<p>It’s a sizzling afternoon on the western edge of Piedmont Park, with the shadows of oaks and Midtown high-rises slowly, mercifully leaning over, and a little girl yips in Spanish …

Architecture

Where to find the best deals on Atlanta school uniforms

Along with new school supplies, some parents and guardians of public school students in metro Atlanta also have the added budget item of purchasing …

Atlanta

Decatur sets ‘Brunch Bill’ vote to extend Sunday alcohol sales

Earlier mimosa sales are just a vote away for Decatur brunch goers.<p>Decatur residents have a chance to vote whether local bars and restaurants can …

Alcohol

Where to Eat Pasta in Atlanta

From cacio e pepe to spaghetti bolognese<p>From spaghetti to orecchiette to farfalle, there are days when nothing satisfies more than a big bowl of pasta. Atlanta’s Italian restaurants run the gamut and include comfortable, neighborhood trattorias, classics straight out of the “Godfather”, and elegant …

Italian Food

The verdict on 4 newcomers to Atlanta's dining scene

Photograph by Chip Bergmann<p><b>The Alden</b><br>At first glance, the Alden feels a bit buttoned-up—which goes to show that you shouldn’t be fooled by looks. …

Dining Rooms

Atlanta’s 10 best outdoor Instagram hotspots

Just because some places are cliched as backdrops, it doesn’t mean they aren’t captivating<p>From its verdant landscape to built-environment variety, Atlanta’s a pretty city, no doubt. But some areas obviously outshine others—especially as it pertains to selfie-taking.<p>This being Curbed’s inaugural …

Barbershops

Where to eat local seafood on Georgia's coast

Photograph by Gregory Miller<p>Seafood described as fresh and local at restaurants on the Georgia coast isn’t always so, despite close proximity to …

Deep Frying

Will Illegal Food’s ‘Hank Burger’ Return During Second Self Beer Pop-ups?

WESTSIDE: After severing ties with yet-to-open Mouth of the South restaurant in Cabbagetown, Illegal Food announced it’s popping up at Second Self Beer. Catch them at the brewery Friday, July 20, Thursday, July 26 and every Thursday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. throughout August. …

Ice Cream

Fallout: Atlanta Brings Casino Life to the Wasteland; New Quests, NPCs, and More

The world of modding is incredible and you may have noticed that we here at ComicBook have an affinity for those impassioned fan projects that …

Atlanta Airport

Remodeler has high hopes for Vine City, property rescued from foreclosure

“Few people in Atlanta even know that single-family homes exist in Vine City because they never venture more than a block from the stadium.”<p>Veteran home remodeler and Vine City resident James Doyle is bullish on the short-term prospects of a neighborhood positioned a couple of first downs away from …

Real Estate

Fresh renderings: Phipps Plaza redevelopment designs unveiled (again)

Construction of major mixed-use component is set to kick off next month<p>In less than a month, construction crews are set to begin moving dirt on the major mixed-use transformation slated for Buckhead’s Phipps Plaza.<p>The shopping center’s owner, Simon Property, alongside architects The Beck Group, …

Skyscrapers

LGBTQs help schoolkids in need at annual Backpack in the Park

Partygoers sipped and noshed on Saturday while helping local kids in need at the 13th Annual Backpack in the Park.<p>The event at Greystone Pool …

LGBTQI

The GOP lieutenant governor’s race: What you need to know

The nine-week runoff battle for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor between former state Rep. Geoff Duncan and state Sen. David Shafer …

Government