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Ellis Island South: Welcome to the most diverse square mile in America

Downtown Clarkston in DeKalb County extends westward from Rowland Street to Indian Creek Drive, with the old Georgia Railroad line running in between—a total of just three city blocks, give or take. And yet there may be no place in the country as kaleidoscopically, vibrantly, viscerally diverse.

Janelle Monae to perform at Women’s March on Washington, Chrisette Michele will sing at inauguration

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Indigo Girls and Janelle Monae will represent Atlanta at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday. “I am honored to join this critical movement to bring justice and equality to all,”...

Burgers, Pizza, Salad, Soup – Fill ‘er Up with HOBNOB $11.95 Weekday Lunch Combos

Weekdays, a menu of $11.95 specials stretches the lunch “hour” from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern in Midtown. Whaddaya get? Choose ANY burger with topping, any seven-inch pita pizza or entrée salad; add a small BLT salad or cup of soup; and slake thirst with a soda. Show More Summary

The case for comfort food

When I was coming up in West Virginia, all food was comfort food. Which is to say the food that graced our dinner table was entirely home cooked, from simple ingredients, made that day. Every dish was familiar. Every meal surprise free. This was less about style than economics.

Fake news produces an all-too-real presidency

At the peak of the campaign, with Donald Trump stoking fears that the election would be stolen, Cameron Harris saw a business opportunity. Like many a…

The ArtsATL Luminary Awards, Lonnie Holley, Bowie and more this week, January 19–25

Editor’s Note: Every week we’re striving to help you get the most out of our city by helping you plan the week ahead. For more events happening in Atlanta, check out our calendar page. __ ART + DESIGN Luminary Awards. ArtsATL honors community leaders including John McFall, the Lucky Penny, the Zuckerman Museum of Art and Ken...

From Radiohead to James Brown, ATL Collective re-creates iconic albums in concert

In an era when you can hear any song by any artist in any order you choose, does anyone have the patience to listen to an entire album, front to back, without interruption? Songwriter and musician Micah Dalton says yes.

Nene Leakes & Porsha Williams Are NOT Friends… And Here’s Why! #RHOA

Porsha Williams of The Real Housewives of Atlanta recently dropped what many felt was a bombshell when asked about her friendship with former cast mate, Nene Leakes. Williams appeared on ‘Watch What Happens LIVE’ last Sunday, where she...Show More Summary

Lady Antebellum returns with new song, album and tour dates

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene After taking a hiatus last year, Lady Antebellum is back. The country trio put the band on hold to pursue solo projects, but has returned with the swaggering new song...

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame desecrates Trump shirt at Georgia concert

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Well, we know how Waka Flocka Flame feels about the incoming president. During a Monday night concert at the Georgia Theatre in Athens, the Atlanta rapper spotted a fan wearing a Donald...

Jeezy to play hometown Atlanta concert at the Tabernacle

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene While Jeezy fans await the release of “Snow Season,” they can see the Atlanta rapper promote his most recent album, “Trap or Die 3,” with a show at the Tabernacle. Jeezy will perform an all-ages show at the venue at 8 p.m. Show More Summary

'Nearly New Shop' To Shutter Following 68-Year History

The thrift store is slated to close 'late Spring 2017.' The post 'Nearly New Shop' To Shutter Following 68-Year History appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Chrisette Michele Inks Deal To Sing At Trump Inauguration + Her Response to Backlash…

Singer Chrisette Michele has agreed to perform for the upcoming Trump inauguration and her fans are livid! While y’all were all protesting about Jennifer Holliday, Chrisette has been inking a deal to ‘represent’ for her fellow African-American performers. Show More Summary

Tip Your Sombrero to Taco Deals and Dollar Beers at Jefe’s Tacos & Tequila in Brookhaven

Those who think weekdays are sleepers need to nix siestas and save on tacos, beer and wine at Jefe’s Tacos & Tequila, Brookhaven’s full-service taqueria. Monday nights are “Noche” Nights folding up $2 tacos from the daily special list (here’s an example) and pouring $1 draft. Show More Summary

Mayor Garrett Gives “State of the City” Address Next Tuesday, January 24th

The City of Decatur makes this announcement on their Facebook page… The community is invited to join at the Decatur Business Association first meeting of the year- Tuesday, January 24 at the Marriott Courtyard Decatur. City of Decatur’s Mayor, Patti Garrett, will give her State of the City Address during this meeting. Employee service pins and the Thomas O. […]

What A Crock

As I mentioned in yesterday’s comments my phone interview went fairly well. The next step is for me to perform a coding exercise so that they can see my work. It’s only Thursday, but think that my weekend will consist … Continue reading ?

Shifted Priority

I have a phone interview at 2pm today, therefore I am taking myself offline to concentrate on that until it is over. Have a great day and hope to chat with you all tomorrow. Cheers, Paulie [eatl/ga]

News: Signs of Solidarity ATL takes a stand for positivity in times of civil unrest

Atlanta woke up with a bit of a facelift this morning. At prominent storefronts and buildings across Little Five Points, Castleberry Hill, Midtown, Downtown and East Atlanta Village a motley crew of renegade artists, Signs of Solidarity ATL, has displayed a series of 16’ x 19’ banners bearing positive messages of love and inclusivism.

Which baseball layout is best for new fields in Dunwoody?

In October the City released a request for an informal written quote for the design and permitting of the baseball fields to be built at Peachtree Charter Middle School. The scope of work includes preliminary design, final design, construction documents and permitting and construction administration throughout the project. Show More Summary

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