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How I learned to love my own (small) space after a divorce

A decade ago my now ex-husband and I purchased a nearly 100-year-old wood-framed house in Inman Park. The house had high ceilings, five fireplaces, and wavy glass windows through which the midafternoon sun would cast rectangular sheets of light onto the hardwood floors. Behind the gracious facade, we were struggling.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: May 24-31

From baseball to romantic sunset canoe trips, this week in Atlanta is packed with fun things to do.

Mixtape mix-up: Why the RIAA is taking Spinrilla to court

The DIY nature of mixtapes is crucial to understanding the success of Spinrilla, a mixtape website and app founded in 2013 by Dylan Copeland after he left Georgia State University.

Mugshot Mania: Dekalb County Sheriff Issues Memo Declaring ‘Self-Imposed’ Suspension After Public Indecency Arrest…

A few weeks ago Dekalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann was arrested when he fled on foot after ALLEGEDLY exposing himself to an undercover police officer at a known gay pick up spot. [READ: WTF?!? Dekalb County Sheriff Arrested For Exposing...Show More Summary

A little bit of mischief and a mop: the transformative magic of “The Orbiting Human Circus”

For one joyful evening, this Friday, May 26th, Atlanta’s Drunken Unicorn, a venue known for beer-soaked raucous nights, will host a unique piece of musical theater performed by a lonely and lovely janitor.

Tiny Harris, Waka Flocka, Mama June & More Attend ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta’ Premiere… (PHOTOS + FIRST LOOK VIDEO)

WEtv hosted a star-studded Atlanta premiere even for its new series, “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” last night (May 23, 2017). Hundreds convened at Woodruff Arts Center to preview the much-buzzed-about ATL edition of the hit franchise,...Show More Summary

Decatur Arts Festival This Week-End

From thedecaturartsfestival.com About the Festival 1. What are the hours of the Decatur Arts Festival? The ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening at 5 pm. The festival hours are Saturday, 10 am-6 pm, and Sunday, 11 am-5 pm. 2.Show More Summary

ARTWALK Friday May 26

Artwalk Friday, May 26 | 5-10 pm | All around DecaturFree and open to the public Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be on sale at East Court Square.read more here

Decatur Designated as “Playful City”

From Decatur Active Living… The city continues to offer various safe and engaging playspaces within the parks and greenspaces. They took it a step further with a creative approach to turn a vacant area into an opportunity for play. “I can’t think of a better designation for the City of Decatur!  Using public art, parks, […]

#RHOA Kenya Moore’s Restraining Order Against Matt Jordan Dismissed…

I may be a bit late on this post but for those of you (like me) who haven’t heard yet, Kenya Moore‘s restraining order against Rent-A-Matt Jordan was dismissed a few weeks ago after she didn’t show up to court. Details below…FULL...Show More Summary

Review: Brad Zimmerman mines his career as a waiter for timeless jokes in funny stand-up show

There are late bloomers, and there are underachievers, and then there’s Brad Zimmerman. For 29 years — “longer than is understandable,” as he puts it — Zimmerman waited tables in New York hoping for his big break in show business without ever actually seeking it out. The actor and comic recounts his experiences, and in...

TLC’s T-Boz Reconnects With Left Eye Through ‘Hollywood Medium’… (VIDEO)

Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins sits down for a private reading with Tyler Henry for an all-new episode of “Hollywood Medium”. During the session, Henry connects T-Boz with her late TLC bandmate, Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes, who died in 2002 following a car accident in Honduras. Show More Summary

Atlanta Restaurants Salute Memorial Day Weekend

Celebrate Memorial Day with ceremonies and salutes honoring our armed forces. Lighter traffic. Fewer lines. More brunch time. All-American restaurant specials, dance parties and live music abounding. Exploring Atlanta and nearby cities like Roswell over the Memorial Day weekend has its own set of perks. Show More Summary

Rize Pizza Sandy Springs

Rise: A new pizza joint for Sandy Springs Sandy Springs is growing by leaps and bounds. Every time I drive there I see a new restaurants or building going up. Now, they’ve got an additional fast casual restaurant with Rize Artisan Pizza. Dough is cold proofed for 48 hours. Each pizza is baked for over […] The post Rize Pizza Sandy Springs appeared first on Roamilicious.

Paging Captain Forgetful

Short one today because even though I was up early enough to leave the house by 6:15am, I am behind schedule. I need to make this quick so that I can get my morning studying done. Dangen! I must have … Continue reading ?

Grape News! Two Ways to Celebrate National Wine Day in Sandy Springs on May 25

Food 101 to Pour Wine Flights This week, Food 101 will offer their Wine Down Wednesdays wine flight special on Wednesday – and Thursday. Think they’re flighty? Not at all! Thursday, May 25 is National Wine Day, one of our favorite varietals of foodie holidays. Show More Summary

Review: The Atlanta Opera closes its season with a lovely garden party for “The Secret Gardener”

On Friday’s sunny afternoon, at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the Atlanta Opera, in collaboration with New York City’s On Site Opera, presented an outdoor performance of W.A. Mozart’s youthful opera, La finta giardiniera (“The Fake Gardener“) in a reworked and shortened English-language libretto by Kelley Rourke, and billed as The Secret Gardener. Show More Summary

Sip and Savor Four Wines, Five Courses at Aria Rhys Vineyards Dinner May 24

Expect a divine wining and dining experience when Aria hosts a Rhys Vineyards Wine Dinner on Wednesday, May 24. Aria chef/owner Gerry Klaskala creates an inspired five-course menu showcasing four sensational wines from Rhys Vineyards:...Show More Summary

This app promises to help you find jeans that actually fit

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been inside a store dressing room on the verge of tears because you can’t find jeans that fit.

This sophisticated Avalon abode was the perfect downsize for a pair of empty nesters

He wanted to live in Buckhead; she preferred Alpharetta. Rita and Mike Brown found a compromise in Avalon. “We were able to get the ‘walk to everything’ atmosphere of Buckhead without leaving the suburbs,” says Rita.

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