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Out of Marco Rubio’s struggle with gay marriage comes illumination

OK, this is what I don’t get. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio strongly opposes gay marriage, believing that marriage is and ought to be between a man and a woman. That part I understand. However, he also...

TRES JOLIE BOUTIQUE Coming Soon to 427 Church St.

TRES JOLIE BOUTIQUE Coming Soon to 427 Church St. in the old Terrapin Station location.

Appetizing Aperture

Hellacious thunderstorms have been known to muscle their way across Atlanta in spring and summer months. They’re nothing like the Texas Thunderstorm taking Article 14 by storm. Bourbon lovers are hailing the Midtown restaurant’s bourbon-rich...Show More Summary

Bellina Alimentari in Ponce City Market Hosts Flux Projects’ VIP Event for Nick Cave April 23

While Bellina Alimentari in Ponce City Market is not open to the public yet, the all-in-one Italian eatery, market, wine bar and culinary club extends warm Tuscan hospitality to artist Nick Cave and Flux Projects for a special VIP patron party on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Johnny’s Hideaway Dances Through 36 Years with Anniversary Party April 23

Johnny’s Hideaway, Atlanta’s original grown-up party place is 36 years young this month. Owner Chris Dauria is celebrating the dance club’s anniversary with a big bash on Thursday, April 23. The anniversary party opens with a complimentary buffet and open bar from 7:30-8:30 p.m., then DJs keep the dance floor swinging until the wee hours. Show More Summary

5 Things to Do: Georgia Renaissance Festival

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Sweetwater 420 Fest 2015 Day 1: Snoop Dogg, Thievery Corporation

The first day of Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta kicked off with a whole lot of rain. But if there’s one thing Atlanta festivalgoers are used to, it’s experiencing their live...

Concert review: Bryan Adams shines through rainy night at Verizon

BY LIZ MINIET When the video for “Cuts Like a Knife” was showing up on MTV all the time around 1983-84, I was a sophomore in high school. Please don’t do the math. Please! By the time

Next Stop: GAGOP District Conventions

This weekend, Republicans who were elected by their home counties will gather to meet with fellow Republicans in their respective congressional district to elect leadership and any other business that is “necessary and proper”. I’m running...Show More Summary

Teenagers rule the Dunwoody night with endless rides.

Lemonade Days is in full swing and a little drizzle just adds to the joys of Dunwoody youth.

Future, Ludacris, Wale will headline Hot 107.9 20th birthday concert

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Hot 107.9 has wrangled a massive lineup for its 20th birthday concert weekend. The big show will take place at 7 p.m. June 20 at Philips Arena with Future, Ludacris, Wale, Mike Will presents Rae...

Providence Canyon: Visit Georgia’s Unnatural “Natural Wonder”

One man’s mistake is another generation’s treasure. Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon,” located two-and-a-half hours southwest of Atlanta, is heralded as one of the state’s most intriguing “Seven Natural Wonders.” Hardly natural in origin though, this hidden treasure was accidentally created by the poor farming tactics of early 1800’s settlers. Show More Summary

CLUB SHOTS: Trey Songz & Keri Hilson Co-Host The Gold Room… (PHOTOS)

Trey Songz and Keri Hilson co-hosted Atlanta’s Gold Room nightclub last night (April 17, 2015). As you know, The Gold Room has become the hot spot for Thursday nights and they stepped it up this week after being bombarded that d-listers b-day last week. Show More Summary

An ode to an American music masterpiece

Every time I hear this song, I’m struck again by the beauty and power of its lyrics. It’s just sublime, subtle storytelling of a quality that you don’t often get in popular music or anywhere else for that matter. For example, the conversation it recounts at the family dinner table is adroit in the details that it reveals to us, and even more adroit in what it refuses to tell...

NEWSFLASH! #RHOA Porsha Williams Does Not Care What You Think About Her THOT attire…

Porsha Williams appeared on BravoTV’s ‘Watch What Happens LIVE!’ last Sunday rocking a barely there strapless gold dress paired with Christian Louboutin peep toe pumps. The demoted ‘housewife’ appeared happy and content and she and cast-mate...Show More Summary

Help Murmur find a home!

Although it’s known as Murmur, the organization is more of an outcry. Expansive community outreach (including elementary school workshops, queer and anti-homophobic events, and efforts for homeless youth) is singular and characterizing — but only part of the picture.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Quick Bites: Little Bacch, Rosa’s Tex-Mex Revival, and more

Joe Schafer, formerly executive chef at King and Duke and most recently of Abattoir, which shuttered in March, will return to Westside Provisions to helm Anne Quatrano’s Little Bacch, slated to take over the former site of Quinones at 1198 Howell Mill Road. Show More Summary

Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms gets AFRCA gig, Fulton Chairman John Eaves cries cronyism

One of Mayor Kasim Reed's most loyal allies on the Atlanta City Council will pull double duty as an elected official and the executive director of the authority that oversees Turner Field and other key properties. And Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is none too pleased about how the decision went down.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Deals: Pure Barre, Diaper Derby, Atlanta Streets Alive

Pure Barre: Visit Pure Barre this weekend for a series of activities including a free class on Sunday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. “Breaking Down the Barre” will help newbies improve their technique by walking through a 75-minute class focused on form. Show More Summary

Hop-N-Shop Owner Considering Redeveloping Site, Adding 2nd Story

From the Oakhurst Neighborhood Association April meeting minutes… Asif Hussain, owner of Hop-N-Shop, came to the meeting to discuss the idea of redeveloping the Hop-N-Shop building. Update ideas to the property include adding a 2nd story for residential apartment units, an outdoor space, and bike rakes. NO decisions have been made. Word is that the Hop-N-Shop […]

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