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Tyler Perry's Fort McPherson studio dreams to become a reality

The sale of the bulk of Fort McPherson to Atlanta film mogul Tyler Perry is now a done deal after a year's worth of delays, criticism, and legal challenges. As many people celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark same-sex marriage...Show More Summary

Two arrests made in massive dirt bike and ATV rally

Atlanta's wheelie-popping dirt bike and ATV riders appear to be back in full force after keeping a low profile in recent months. Over the weekend hundreds of off-road vehicle riders hit the open road, participating in an event called...Show More Summary

Gov. Deal taps Andy Davis for Capitol's MLK statue

The city's plan to place a statue honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Capital Grounds is finally picking up steam. On Mon., June 29,  Gov. Nathan Deal and Rep. Calvin Smyre assigned Georgian sculptor Andy Davis with the honor of creating...Show More Summary

The Contemporary nixes admission fees

Great news, art lovers! The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC)  has announced that it will be free to the public.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Billy Wayne Davis to Jay-Z

Atlanta has one of the best comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see some of Atlanta’s top local comics, and visiting national touring acts. He’s your best bets for getting into some funny business.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 6/29/15: ATV street riders arrested on Boulevard, Moreland Avenue

Atlanta Police yesterday arrested ATV riders and dirt bikers who were participating in a group ride on Moreland Avenue and Boulevard. APD says more details should be available today. Newt Gingrich, the former U.S. House Speaker who has...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Adult Sno Cones

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First Slice 6/28/15: Confederate flags are selling like hotcakes, says person who sells Confederate flags

Wildman's, the decades-old Kennesaw shop that offers Confederate memorabilia and Civil War relics, is seeing a high demand for Confederate flags. “I’m going to hang this up on my front porch right next to my American flag and just dare...Show More Summary

Same-sex couples say 'I do' at Fulton County group ceremony

Video by Eric Cash Jerry Hill was sitting at his desk at work when he jokingly texted his partner, Boyd Beckwith, proposing they head to the Fulton County Courthouse to get married.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Georgia's — and possibly the country's — first same-sex marriage performed in Fulton

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBT couples across the country have the right to marry, Emma Foulkes and Petrina Bloodworth of Atlanta started filing out the necessary paperwork on the second floor of the Fulton Couty Courthouse in Downtown. Show More Summary

ATLwood: The new Spider-Man was discovered in Atlanta (kind of)

Filming Updates >> Michael Keaton and The Founder crew shot some scenes at Peachtree Center earlier this week.  >> Third place isn't enough. Apparently, Georgia has plans to "dominate the film the industry."  >> Adam Sandler and David...Show More Summary

Fulton County to perform mass ceremony at 1 p.m.

People who want to tie the knot on the same day of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling, consider heading Downtown. From the office of Fulton County Chairman John Eaves: For the convenience of individuals who wish to be married the date of the ruling, a mass wedding ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. Show More Summary

Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled 5-4 this morning that same-sex couples across the country have the constitutional right to marry. That includes Georgia, where voters approved the state’s same-sex marriage ban in 2004.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 6/26/15: Georgia politicians weigh in on Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling

The Supreme Court yesterday ruled to keep President Obama's Affordable Care Act alive, providing tax subsidies to eligible Americans, including more than 400,000 Georgians. Politicians across the state had predictable reactions to the...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Raurfest

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Weekend Arts Agenda: Andrew Alexander goes from critic to curator

Andrew Alexander is the people's critic, hence why he's been voted "Best Local Arts Critic" two years in a row by Creative Loafing readers. Well, Mr. Alexander will be rocking the curator hat for Honey, You Know Where to Find Me, a contemporary...Show More Summary

City budget approved; includes paid maternity and paternity leave, olive branch to APS over Beltline payments

City Hall budget approvals are rarely a smooth process. The meetings typically drag on into the wee hours of the night, just like last year’s feisty affair that lasted eight hours.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

SI: City's MLS team will be named Atlanta United FC

For more than a year, MLS Atlanta has been at work building Atlanta's first Major League Soccer team. That's included brainstorming about a name, colors, and logo.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Time and Place: Beltline tunnel

While the Atlanta Beltline Eastside trail is neat and all, my favorite places on the Beltline are the ones that are not paved and are still a little wild. The gigantic tunnel that covers the train tracks off of Milton Avenue in southeast Atlanta is one of those special places.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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