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Gringo Star Announce New Single and Fall Tour

Atlanta psych rockers Gringo Star have announced a new 7-inch to be released next month via Grand Rapids upstart Dizzybird Records...

Perdue receives nod from former President George H.W. Bush

In the battle for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat, Republican corporate exec David Perdue has nabbed an crucial endorsement from former President George H.W. Bush. - who just happens to be one of challenger Michelle Nunn's former co-workers.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Same But Different [Burgers & Chicken]

Each month I Evernote-file dozens of recipes and ideas to try, I purchase a handful of cookbooks a year, yet half my cooking is incited by my love of comforting fatty foods, grilled things, and fried stuff, especially chicken parts. If I see a fried chicken recipe with a minor twist, I must add it to my repertoire. […]

Georgia State Creates 11-Member Consortium to Help Low-Income Students Graduate

Georgia State University and 10 other schools are creating a national playbook to help low-income students graduate. In a statement released on Tuesday, GSU said the University Innovation Alliance was created by schools that serve high...Show More Summary

Get Back to Basics at Feudi di San Gregorio Reception and Wine Dinner at Ink & Elm on September 17

Southern Italy’s Campania region is an idyllic setting close to the Amalfi Coast where the art of viticulture has been thriving for 2,000 years. This is where one of the region’s wine leaders Feudi di San Gregorio calls home, so you know they have quite the delicious vintage selection. Show More Summary

It really felt like autumn this morning, with the cool air,...

It really felt like autumn this morning, with the cool air, cloudy sky and changing leaves in Centennial Park. Ahhh. After a particularly humid summer, I’m ready for weather that lets me walk and bike around without immediately glistening from perspiration. Bring on the cooler temperatures. And bring on the gourds.

In Case You Missed It: ‘Atlanta Exes’ – Episode #6 [RECAP + FULL VIDEO]

Atlanta Exes aired the 6th episode of their premiere season last night (September 15, 2014). Last week, the ‘exes’ all bonded during a girl’s trip to the Caymen Islands and this week, they return home to deal with their everyday lives. Show More Summary

President Bush 41 Endorses Perdue–Not His Former Employee

President George HW Bush made things kind of awkward yesterday. The 41st President endorsed David Perdue. His decision is made all the more interesting considering, you know, Michelle Nunn ran President Bush’s Point’s of Light foundation.  Barbara and I enjoyed meeting David Perdue, a good man with an impressive background. I am proud to endorse […]

Biters Kick Off Warriors Across the Wasteland Tour Tonight

Coming off the release of their rowdy new 7-inch, ATL rock and roll hooligans Biters hit Baltimore tonight for the first stop...

Tweet & Delete: Snoop Dogg Posts Anti-Gay Instagram Message…

Snoop Dogg aka The DoggFather aka Snoop Lion aka the host of this upcoming 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta is not here for all you ‘girly’ men’! The legendary gangsta rapper hit the tweets late last night and in a fit of anger,  reportedly...Show More Summary

Mayor Reed Briefing on Finding New Hawks Ownership

Mayor Kasim Reed to Hold Briefing on Atlanta Hawks — City of Atlanta, GA (@Cityofatlanta) September 16, 2014 Does this mean the Hawks will come back from Winnipeg?

I Love You, Scotland

Dear Cath As wee, impressionable ladies in our teenage years you would have been hard-pressed to convince us that we would love this blustery, hilly land of sheep and castles. The closest our teenage love got for the green isles was for Michael Flatly (shouldn’t admit that out loud, huh?) and he’s from that other very green […]

QuikTrip planned along Howell Mill Road doesn't jibe with Beltline vision, residents say

A giant gas station may not sound like a great match with the pedestrian- and bike-oriented Atlanta Beltline. Yet the city last month approved a 10-pump QuikTrip station within the Beltline’s Westside section, over the objections of outraged residents who are now appealing the decision.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Sandy Springs, Smile and Say, “Queso!” Willy’s Mexicana is Now Open OTP on Roswell Road

Sandy Springs, make like a bur rito and roll on into Willy’s Mexicana Grill, now open just in time for lunch! The new location at 6309 Roswell Road NE will offer the usual mouthwatering meats like chicken in spicy red chile adobe sauce,...Show More Summary

WATCH: Monica Performs National Anthem at Mayweather v. Maidana Fight… [VIDEO]

Monica Brown hit the mic at the MGM Grand in Vegas to open up fight night for Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana with her rendition of our national anthem. Mo sounded great to me but online reactions have been mixed. She’s gotten both rave reviews and some flat out shade. But as usual, Monica took […] Straight From The A [SFTA] - Atlanta Entertainment Industry Gossip & News

New David Perdue Ad Features a Sonny Cameo

Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is out with a positive ad titled “Helping Georgia Grow.” It highlights agriculture, Georgia’s largest industry, talks about Perdue’s interest in serving on the Senate Agriculture committee, and features an appearance by his cousin and former Governor, Sonny Perdue. Here’s the text of the ad: Announcer: David Perdue grew up […]

It’s Official! “Tiny & Shekinah’s Weave Trip” Is Coming To A Screen Near You… [WATCH TRAILER]

I revealed about a month ago that Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris and her BFF/hairstylist Shekinah Jo were prepping for their own spin-off show… [READ: Reality Show Alert: Tiny & Shekinah Jo On The Go Coming Soon... ] You may have noticed that there was some separation between the T.I. Show More Summary

Goodbye Turner Field, hello SunTrust Park

When the Atlanta Braves leave Turner Field in 2017, the team will head north to a shiny new stadium largely paid for by Cobb County residents. The Braves will leave the reference to former owner Ted Turner behind and name its new facility SunTrust Park.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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