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How Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School to trying to keep its student body diverse

ANCS’s diversity that was such a point of pride had become a victim of gentrification. In 2014, the school instituted a plan to boost the enrollment of students living on low incomes. “Diverse by design,” as the effort is called, has...Show More Summary

House Envy: This modern farmhouse lands in historic Grant Park

When local developer Michael Woods, principal in Broadview Properties, first noticed the dilapidated 1950s-era ranch-style home at 532 Mead Street in Grant Park, he knew immediately that he wanted to buy the property and build a house that would complement the neighborhood.

This Vox video explains a key part of what makes Migos sound like Migos

For the latest video in her "Earworm" series, Vox journalist Estelle Caswell breaks down the "Migos flow"—and it's all about triplets.

Bored with salads? Try cold Asian noodles for lunch.

I often find myself torn between eating big salads or Asian noodles for lunch. And when it's still warm out, cold noodles are the way to go. Here are five great dishes to try in metro Atlanta.

Mark Ruffalo honors Atlanta environmental activists as superheroes

Actor Mark Ruffalo is making the most out of his time in metro Atlanta, both on and off movie sets. In front of an intimate audience at the Plaza Theatre, Ruffalo launched #ATL100, a multi-week media campaign to bring awareness to the city’s recent commitment to achieving 100 percent renewable energy by 2035.

This was Atlanta’s Empire Building circa 1900

Thought to be named after the insurance firm that bankrolled its construction, the Empire was a risky work environment.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 20-26

Check out cool chalk art at the Sandy Springs Festival, score treasures at the Hipster Yard Sale, and more.

Metrorail Stations Medical Center And Bethesda Will Be Closed This Weekend

And Orange, Blue, and Silver Line trains will run every 24 minutes due to maintenance work. [ more › ]

Beckon | Call Now Looking to November on Larimer Street

A progressive day/night restaurant draws near in RiNo Inventive concept Beckon | Call once hoped to open back in fall 2016, but now turns to this fall to make its debut. Now hiring, the restaurant advises potential baristas, bakers and...Show More Summary

Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars

A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he wants to be stripped of the distinction because of the "huge pressure" to dish up flawless fare each day. Sebastien Bras's Le Suquet restaurant in the village of Laguiole joined the elite club of French three-star restaurants, which currently number 27, in 1999. Show More Summary

Arrest of Issa Amro speaks volumes about Palestine’s war on free speech | Diana Buttu

The Palestine Authority is trying to silence anybody prepared to stand up and criticise its actions or those of Mahmoud Abbas. This should worry us all Last week, Palestinian human rights activist Issa Amro was released from Palestinian Authority (PA) police custody following a week-long illegal detention. Show More Summary

Get moving with the Chicago Half Marathon

The Chicago Marathon tends to steal all of the fall athletic spotlight, but first, runners can hit the pavement for the Chicago Half-Marathon first. You might be saying to yourself, “But RedEye, don’t people sign up for these races months in advance?” Well, dear reader, typically they do. But...

One of the Best Wine Bars In the ‘Burbs Heads to Dallas

Plus, even more booze news — Popular wine bar Sixty Vines is set to open its first location in Dallas proper, which means that local winos will no longer have to make the drive to Plano. Front Burner Restaurants, which also operatesShow More Summary

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch returns following liver transplant

Longtime Democratic leader says he plans to remain in his post in 2018, a crucial election year, and beyond.

DIY and dine: 10 build-your-own, customizable foods in Chicago

From dishes customizable down to the spice blend to meals you literally make yourself at your table—do-it-yourself food options make dining out easy for even the pickiest of eaters and adds some fun to the experience. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best DIY, made-to-order-focused restaurants in Chicago—and...

Mexican TV news broadcast interrupted by earthquake – video

A Mexican news station was broadcasting live when the 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck. Footage shows studio equipment and lights swinging violently as the anchor and staff run out of the studio. A warning siren is heard in the background as the studio camera goes off-air. Show More Summary

1 person killed in predawn blaze at Oakland apartment building

One person was killed when a fire erupted in a top-floor unit of four-story Oakland apartment complex early Wednesday, fire officials said. Oakland firefighters were called out shortly before 4 a.m. to the blaze at the apartment building...Show More Summary

How Coconut Grove Used Technology to Get FPL to Restore Its Power

Power’s a loaded word and Miami’s ready to blow its top. Nine days into the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, thousands of residents across Miami-Dade and Broward remain without power. Many locals feel powerless in the face of the brute force of nature, and also Florida Power and Light, the state's...

Do good this week with Literacy Chicago

If English is your first language, you might take the ability to open your mouth and effectively communicate with other English speakers for granted. Literacy Chicago is hoping to bring that ease and confidence to those who didn’t grow up speaking English, by offering free classes open to all Chicagoans....

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