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MRs: Illegal immigrants and Hillary: horrible day for Georgia football; rappelling against addiction

More than 40 people will rappel off United Way Atlanta’s 17-story building on Tuesday to raise awareness of addictions and its impact on families …  Biden: GOP candidates are ‘homophobes’ Illegal immigrants could elect Hillary A ‘thousand-year level of rain’ in South Carolina 103-year-old woman can return to Elberton church Georgia airwoman killed in crash […]

The battle for LGBT rights in Georgia is far from over

Georgia remains one of 29 states without laws that specifically protect LGBT citizens against discrimination in the places where they live, the offices where they work, and the restaurants where they eat, says Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality.

Trump’s unholy alliance

God not only wants you to be rich, he wants you to vote Trump! Roughly three dozen leaders attended the 2½-hour meeting at Trump Tower, including televangelists Gloria and Kenneth Copeland and Trinity Broadcasting Network co-founder Jan Crouch, who is also the president of a Christian theme park in Orlando. As it came to an … Continue reading Trump’s unholy alliance

What the new Hawks uniforms say about Atlanta: Part I

56 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

So you've had the entire summer to think it over. Back in June, the Atlanta Hawks unveiled new uniforms ahead of their 2015-16 season.…

Specialty pizza, free cocktails and more at Thirteen Pies

Enjoy two celebrations this week at Then on Sunday, Oct. 11 in honor of National Sausage Pizza Day, you can get Thirteen Pies’ house-made lamb sausage pie for just $11 all day. The pizza is...

Here to Serve Closes All Ten of Its Atlanta Restaurants

Restaurant group closed for "reorganization" last night with no reopening dates set. The post Here to Serve Closes All Ten of Its Atlanta Restaurants appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Say Hello to HOLA! in Roswell

Anyone who knows Atlanta knows that we have no shortage of delicious, eclectic cuisine. One of my all-time favorites is Mexican and Atlanta is chock-full of it. From Buford highway to midtown, fast food to proper sit-down restaurants, your options are nearly endless. And, if you happen to live north of the perimeter and prefer […]

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First Slice 10/6/15: Jimmy Carter to the rescue!

The children of Martin Luther King Jr. have been quarreling for years, most recently over the civil rights leader's possessions. Can former President Jimmy Carter finally bring them together? Critics, including other chief medical examiners,...Show More Summary

Quick Bites: Taka closing, O-Ku announces executive chef, and more

Steve Palmer has tapped former Umi Sushi chef Jackie Chang as top toque of his Japanese and sushi resto, O-Ku. Slated to open in early November in the Westside Ironworks, the 4,000-square-foot space, which includes a sushi bar and rooftop...Show More Summary

Nam Phuong to open Asian-fusion Ba Bellies in Peachtree Corners

Serving Southern classics with an Asian twis, the restaurant is a partnership between Mike Yang, who brings experience from Tom Colicchio’s Craft, and siblings David and Tina Nguyen, whose family owns Nam Phuong. (David also worked at Jean Georges’ Spice Market.)

Rumor Du Jour of the Day…

Word is being passed around that State Senator Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) may be resigning his seat this week, possibly due to health reasons. (If that is indeed the reason, we wish him well and hope for his speedy recovery.) Since no rumored impending vacancy in Georgia politics is complete without a list of potential replacements, […]

Right-to-die an important freedom for the terminally ill

With the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown Monday, California became the fifth state in the country to allow medically assisted suicide as an option for those diagnosed with a terminal illness, defined in the law...

Pick the SEC Champion and Win at Bantam + Biddy and Chick-A-Biddy

Bantam + Biddy and Chick-a-Biddy are kicking off an SEC Championship promotion, and lucky diners can intercept a $20 restaurant gift card. To participate, purchase an entrée at any Bantam + Biddy location or at Chick-A-Biddy and submit your pick to win the SEC Championship game on December 5. Show More Summary

GOP Exceeds Fundraising Goal At Last Night’s Dinner

Jon told you about last night’s Georgia Republican Party dinner featuring Frank Luntz. This morning the GAGOP released a statement saying they had exceeded the fundraising goal for the event. From a press release: Last night, Georgia Republicans from throughout the state gathered at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta for the […]

Will I Ride Again Tomorrow?

It appears as if this rain is finally moving out, and with it a temporary warm front is moving in. So, if all goes to plan I will get on my bicycle tomorrow for the first time in two weeks. Why talk about tomorrow today? Because I have little else to discuss. I worked until […]

Cheesecake Factory Bridge Gets Even More Fattening

Must be a cheat meal. The bridge required by the new Braves Stadium, sorry, Suntrust Park, to ferry fans across the Perimeter from the Galleria area to the stadium has reached the stage where you have to punch new holes at the end of the belt in order to make it stay on. Yes, the […]

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival

Thomasville, Georgia’s Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival (PWAF) turns 20 this year, and the festival promises to be a weeklong celebration (November 13-22), that calls for cocktail dresses and cowboy boots, bourbon bars and bird dog sculptures, and global sporting artists. Thomasville has long been a destination for wildlife artists, who have journeyed to the area’s […]

5 things to do: Teen Daze

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Greater Atlanta Girls Choir Fundraiser at Table & Main …

Mattresses by mail for sleepless shoppers

Mattress shopping can be a painful experience, which could explain why some consumers would rather spend decades sleeping on an uncomfortable mattress than shop for a new one. Maybe you have gone to Labor Day or...

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