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Trump Takes Another Straw Poll

Tonight was the Morgan County Founders Dinner, and as you might expect, the attendees had a straw poll. Here are the results: Donald Trump 32.9% Ted Cruz 22.4% Ben Carson 11.8% Carly Fiorina 11.8% Marco Rubio 7.1% Jeb Bush 3.5% Mike Huckabee 3.5% Rand Paul 3% Chris Christie 2.4% John Kasich 1.2% Undecided 3.5% If […]

Pharrell Williams, Demi Lovato to perform at MTV VMAs; Kanye West will receive Vanguard Award

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Along with the debut of a new Taylor Swift video during the pre-show and an already announced performance by The Weeknd, the MTV Video Music Awards will welcome Pharrell Williams, Demi...

5 things to do: Sweetwater Creek State Park Yurt Village Grand Opening

Saturday, August 29, 2015 Serenbe Farmers Market: Kids Tae Kwan Do at Serenbe …

Bruce Roaden Takes New Position at CSD; Karen Newton Becomes 4/5 Principal

From City Schools of Decatur… Dr. Edwards announced today that Mr. Bruce Roaden will take the position of Secondary Education Director for City Schools of Decatur.  In a statement issued today, Dr. Edwards said, “In the summer, just prior to school starting, I posted and interviewed for a position that is needed at the Central Office. […]

Las Brasas Reopening: What We Know & Don’t Know

I know many of you are very anxious for Las Brasas to reopen.  You want info.  You want your Peruvian chicken. Well, we haven’t seen or heard of an exact opening date yet, but the website was recently updated and there IS some new info on there if you take a couple of minutes and […]

MM: Garage Mural, Fireworks & Festivals, and Maybe Atlanta’s Traffic Ain’t That Bad

Decatur development update: South side of garage to feature mural [AJC] Fireworks and big Decatur festivals don’t mix [Decatur Book Fest Blog] Decatur Boutique Crawl is this Saturday [Decatur Minute] Atlanta’s largest Williams-Sonoma...Show More Summary

Free-For-All Friday 8/28/15

Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local topics not yet discussed here over the past week.

WATCH: Bishop T.D. Jakes Helps Angie Stone & Daughter Diamond Mend Tumultuous Relationship… [FULL VIDEO]

Grammy-nominated singer Angie Stone was in the news last March when she was arrested in DeKalb County, Georgia after getting into a violent altercation with her 31-year-old daughter Diamond. [READ: Mughsot Mania – Angie Stone Arrested...Show More Summary

Starbucks Opening Near Centennial Olympic Park

The coffee shop will be situated inside Embassy Suites. The post Starbucks Opening Near Centennial Olympic Park appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Ten years after, a tribute to New Orleans

Ten years ago, I remember staring in awe at a weather radar map much like the one posted above and thinking “Holy $$##&!”, that thing is just going to wipe New Orleans off the face...

Out On Film announces 2015 lineup

A year after its most successful festival to date, Out On Film has announced the line-up for the 2015 event. The annual, LGBT film festival kicks off on Thurs., Oct. 1, at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, and runs through Oct. 8.…

Restaurant Eugene hosts 6-course Georgia wine dinner next Wednesday

For two years Juan Cortés, the head sommelier at Restaurant Eugene, has been looking to host a wine dinner featuring Georgia wine. It's finally happening—next Wednesday, September 2, at 7 p.m. featuring Frogtown Cellars and Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery.

Have a Ball with MAX’s Patric Bell-Good at the Atlanta Meatball Festival August 30

Chef Patric Bell-Good of MAX’s Wine Dive is one of the mighty, meaty Atlanta restaurant hunks squaring off in a “battle of the balls” at the second-annual Atlanta Meatball Festival on Sunday, August 30. The 1-5 p.m. “meat up” takes place under big-top tents in the parking area of Belle Isle Square on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Show More Summary

Monica Hosts Private ‘Code Red’ Listening Session… [PHOTOS + ALBUM REVIEW]

Real music is back!!  Monica aka Monica Brown played host to a private listening session for her upcoming CODE RED project and I had the pleasure of attending last night (August 27, 2015). CODE RED, Mo’s eighth studio album, is scheduled...Show More Summary

‘Hip-Hop Nutcracker’ will put a new spin on a classic at the Fox Theatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” will likely have a completely different look in “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker,” which sets choreography by the artistic director of a Brooklyn hip-hop crew to Tchaikovsky’s famed...

When That’s Where You Left Your Heart: Katrina, Ten Years Later

Ten years ago tomorrow, Hurricane Katrina made landfall at Buras, Louisiana. Soon after, the levees broke. The SomeTimes-Picayune and The Advocate have extensive coverage of what the past decade has meant for the region, and it’s easy to find compelling first-person accounts from residents and those who acted behind the scenes. In the remarks that […]

14 things to do during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta

From Dragon Con to the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game to the AJC Decatur Book Festival, there's something for everyone this Labor Day weekend in Atlanta.

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