Atlanta

Bringing Down The Georgia Dome

It was the inevitable. With the recently opened $1.5-billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium now the new home of the Atlanta Falcons, the 25-year-old Georgia …

Sandy Springs Game Bar Battle & Brew Will Shutter Next Month

No reason for the closure was announced<p><b>Battle & Brew</b> is pulling the plug in Sandy Springs. The game bar and restaurant will close for good at the end of service on Sunday, November 5, according to an announcement posted on Facebook. Reason for the shutter was not disclosed.<p>“It is with a heavy heart …

6 things you might not have known about your KitchenAid stand mixer

Fun facts about the nearly 100-year-old appliance<p>Photograph courtesy of ACP/Trunk Archive<p>The iconic KitchenAid stand mixer, introduced in 1919, is …

Industrial Design

Georgia Lawmaker Wants to Quarantine People with HIV

State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican from Roswell, suggested quarantining people living with HIV during a House study committee meeting addressing …

Public Health

Atlanta Public Schools: Ready For “Homecoming” And Football Classic At MBS

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen, delivers her annual State of the District Address at Michael R. Hollis Innovation …

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Atlanta’s Constitution Building at Five Points sold; preservation calls for affordable housing

Plans for the 1940s Art Moderne building also include offices, rooftop restaurant.<p>A new chapter in the life of the long-languishing Atlanta Constitution Building at Five Points is about to begin.<p>Invest Atlanta voted Thursday to sell the Art Moderne building, which was built in the 1940s to house …

Architecture

10 things we learned while flying with the Blue Angels

The elite Navy aerobatics team taught us a few things from the cockpit of an F/A-18<p>Photograph courtesy of Wings Over North Georgia Air Show<p>When I was …

Air Shows

Midtown Alliance: Atlanta biking is surging, thanks to new lanes, bike share

Bike use has skyrocketed in corridors throughout Midtown in recent years, analysis finds.<p>If the streets of Atlanta seem to be catering to many times more bicyclists than the days of yore—especially in hip places such as Midtown—there’s now a solid, statistical basis for that.<p>Like apartment …

Cycling

Home for Dinner: Atlanta artist Joseph Guay and Terminus ballet co-founder Tara Lee

For this painter and dancer, their meal plan includes healthy eating<p>Photograph by Raymond McCrea Jones<p>Joseph Guay’s Brutalist-style concrete home …

The Atlanta Beltline just bought 13 acres needed to finish the Eastside Trail

Dubbed “the wye,” .25-mile piece will provide key connection from Beltline to burgeoning Armour area<p>In a surprise announcement today, Atlanta Beltline officials declared they now own all the property needed to build the popular Eastside Trail up to the Armour area, a blossoming jobs hub near …

Atlanta races for another ‘Olympic moment’ with Amazon bid

The pitches are in, but the work to land Amazon’s second headquarters is far from over.<p>On Thursday, a Georgia official hand-delivered hardbound …

Cities

Georgia makes its pitch to land Amazon’s second HQ

Georgia economic recruiters have worked furiously to meet Thursday's deadlines for proposals for Amazon's second headquarters, a $5 billion bonanza …

Amazon

City Schools of Decatur has room for improvement

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 19, 2017<p>The Decatur School Board at its April 11, 2017 meeting. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt<p>We accept letters to the …

Education

Buckhead’s tallest apartment tower, adjacent to MARTA, begins ascent

Apogee Buckhead, slated to rise 35 stories above Peachtree Road, is underway on former church site<p>Apogee Buckhead, the tallest apartment building ever to rise in the neighborhood, is beginning its ascent along Peachtree Road, near Lenox Square.<p>Concrete columns now stand a story above the adjacent …

Architecture

Emory University annexation into Atlanta vote delayed, likely due to politics

The incorporation of the University into the city limits will likely happen after the mayoral election<p>Following final negotiations between DeKalb County and the City of Atlanta last month, Emory University and the CDC were cleared to join the city as part of a massive annexation.<p>However, the …

Cities

Black Girl Magic! #RHOA Season 10 Cast Join Forces For Domestic Violence PSA…

The full peach holding cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta got together earlier today for a special cause.<p>Kenya Moore, Sheree Whitfield, Kandi …

Real Housewives of Atlanta

What’s Beef? Tyrese vs. Yung Joc: Ashy vs. Classy…

R&B singer Tyrese thought it would be funny to clown rapper Yung Joc about his perm.<p>Little did ‘Black Ty’ know, that the diss would actually make …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This is Costumes Etc, Atlanta’s 17,000-square-foot dress-up box

Searching for your perfect cosplay wig? Best-ever Halloween costume? You’ll feel like a kid in a candy store.<p>Photograph by Kaylinn Gilstrap<p>Walking …

Cosplay

‘Sesame Street Live’ brings the party to Infinite Energy Arena

Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and others will take the stage in Atlanta next month in a new live, sensory adventure.<p>“Sesame Street …

The Muppets

Michelle Williams Reveals She Was Depressed & Suicidal While in Destiny’s Child…

Michelle Williams recently opened up about her struggles with depression and admits that battled with suicidal thoughts during the height of her …

Destiny's Child

Room Envy: This blue bunk room is kid-friendly without being childish

There’s plenty of space for Kathryn McAdams’s children to play, as well as be creative<p>Photograph by Jeff Herr<p>With four school-age children, the Lott …

Houses

Brookhaven voices crime fears about Peachtree Creek Greenway trail plans

Perturbed residents reportedly storm out of meeting detailing city’s forthcoming “model mile,” an eventual Beltline link<p>Sometime in 2018, Brookhaven should be cutting the ribbon on a scenic, one-mile concrete bike path with an architectural bridge and benches that eventually could link to the …

Colorado

Soon Diners at City Winery Can Take Their Vino To Go

Via the restaurant’s new growler program<p>Fans of wine bar-restaurant-music venue <b>City Winery’s</b> house varietals will be pleased to learn they can now take those selections to go. City Winery will launch a new growler program this Friday, October 20.<p>The gist: Patrons can purchase refillable wine …

Restaurants

WTF?!? 5 Utah Teens Go Viral With Racist Video…

Five white high school girls in Utah are under fire on social media after a video post went viral.The roughly 10-second video was shared widely on …

Social Media

Golden Eagle Opens in Reynoldstown Later This Month

Coming soon to the same building that houses Muchacho<p><b>Golden Eagle</b>, the second restaurant that will take up residence in the former H. Harper Station building, will open to the public on Monday October 30. It joins the recently opened Muchacho at the address. Both ventures come from Ladybird Grove & …

Golden Eagles

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: October 18-24

Fall is here—celebrate with food and beer<p>Photograph courtesy of Taste of Atlanta<p><b>Taste of Atlanta</b><b><br>When:</b> October 20 to 22<b><br>Where:</b> Historic Fourth Ward …

OPEN POST: Kim Zolciak & Brielle Biermann Debunk ‘Racist’ Allegations By Appearing on BET… (PHOTOS + VIDEO))

I couldn’t pass up this opportunity to give Kim Zolciak-Biermann and her daughter Brielle props for attending Gucci Mane’s wedding despite all of the …

Gucci Mane

Atlanta United’s Michael Parkhurst: ‘We Can Match Up With Anyone In This League’

Atlanta United’s Michael Parkhurst joined John and Hugh on Wednesday to talk about the MLS playoff picture with a chance to lock up a home game and …

Atlanta United

It's official: Kimball House team will open a casual seafood restaurant at Krog Street Market

It’s official: Kimball House team will open a casual seafood restaurant at Krog Street Market<p>Matt Christison, Miles Macquarrie, Bryan Rackley, and …

Restaurants

At $1.5M, 1920s Peachtree Heights house offers classic restraint, park setting, discounts

Yet the five-bedroom residence on Buckhead’s Duck Pond has lingered on market since the spring<p>The listing for this 1920s renovation in tony Peachtree Heights is certainly enthusiastic enough, spouting, “Live in a park!”, “Think charm!” and, “Most romantic setting ever!”<p>With five bedrooms and an …

Architecture