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Mark Ruffalo honors Atlanta environmental activists as superheroes

Actor Mark Ruffalo is making the most out of his time in metro Atlanta, both on and off movie sets. In front of an intimate audience at the Plaza Theatre, Ruffalo launched #ATL100, a multi-week media campaign to bring awareness to the city’s recent commitment to achieving 100 percent renewable energy by 2035.

This was Atlanta’s Empire Building circa 1900

Thought to be named after the insurance firm that bankrolled its construction, the Empire was a risky work environment.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 20-26

Check out cool chalk art at the Sandy Springs Festival, score treasures at the Hipster Yard Sale, and more.

Metrorail Stations Medical Center And Bethesda Will Be Closed This Weekend

And Orange, Blue, and Silver Line trains will run every 24 minutes due to maintenance work. [ more › ]

Beckon | Call Now Looking to November on Larimer Street

A progressive day/night restaurant draws near in RiNo Inventive concept Beckon | Call once hoped to open back in fall 2016, but now turns to this fall to make its debut. Now hiring, the restaurant advises potential baristas, bakers and...Show More Summary

Get moving with the Chicago Half Marathon

The Chicago Marathon tends to steal all of the fall athletic spotlight, but first, runners can hit the pavement for the Chicago Half-Marathon first. You might be saying to yourself, “But RedEye, don’t people sign up for these races months in advance?” Well, dear reader, typically they do. But...

One of the Best Wine Bars In the ‘Burbs Heads to Dallas

Plus, even more booze news — Popular wine bar Sixty Vines is set to open its first location in Dallas proper, which means that local winos will no longer have to make the drive to Plano. Front Burner Restaurants, which also operatesShow More Summary

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch returns following liver transplant

Longtime Democratic leader says he plans to remain in his post in 2018, a crucial election year, and beyond.

DIY and dine: 10 build-your-own, customizable foods in Chicago

From dishes customizable down to the spice blend to meals you literally make yourself at your table—do-it-yourself food options make dining out easy for even the pickiest of eaters and adds some fun to the experience. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best DIY, made-to-order-focused restaurants in Chicago—and...

1 person killed in predawn blaze at Oakland apartment building

One person was killed when a fire erupted in a top-floor unit of four-story Oakland apartment complex early Wednesday, fire officials said. Oakland firefighters were called out shortly before 4 a.m. to the blaze at the apartment building...Show More Summary

How Coconut Grove Used Technology to Get FPL to Restore Its Power

Power’s a loaded word and Miami’s ready to blow its top. Nine days into the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, thousands of residents across Miami-Dade and Broward remain without power. Many locals feel powerless in the face of the brute force of nature, and also Florida Power and Light, the state's...

Do good this week with Literacy Chicago

If English is your first language, you might take the ability to open your mouth and effectively communicate with other English speakers for granted. Literacy Chicago is hoping to bring that ease and confidence to those who didn’t grow up speaking English, by offering free classes open to all Chicagoans....

Video: Raging Rivers Of Mud Flood Puerto Rico As Deadly Hurricane Maria Hits

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm at around 6:15 a.m. this morning, bringing 155 mile-per-hour winds to the coastal town of Yabucoa. As of 8 a.m., the storm was only 15 miles south-southwest of the capital city of San Juan. Show More Summary

The Ten Best Sandwich Shops in Miami

The following Miami sandwich shops have the formula down pat — each showcasing its own flair, complexity and versatility — while still remaining true to the fundamental recipe of a sandwich. Sure a homemade PB&J can hit the spot, but try a stacked-bread behemoth from any one of these establishments that are pushing the envelope of sandwich construction.

Austin Chefs and Designers’ Collaborative Dinner, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Tribeza’s Dinner x Design dinner returns for the publication’s annual style week, where designers create individual tablescapes for specific chefs’ tables. Olive and June’s Brian...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Critiqued Trump's 'Dangerous' UN Speech On Colbert

Stephen Colbert welcomed Hillary Clinton as his first Late Show guest after hosting the Emmys and helping to normalize Sean Spicer on Sunday. During the interview, Colbert asked the former Secretary of State whether she got to see Trump's speech 'Rocket Man' speech at the United Nations on Tuesday. [ more › ]

Teen Reportedly Ruptures Testicles While Subway Surfing In Brooklyn

A 13-year-old boy was injured while subway surfing on an F train on Tuesday afternoon, police say. [ more › ]

Chick Chick Boom Will Bring an Explosion of Chicken Flavor to Cambridgeport

From the owner of Thelonious Monkfish A sushi restaurant in Cambridge’s Central Square will get a much different younger sibling in nearby Cambridgeport. Jamme Chantler, the owner of Thelonious Monkfish, will open Chick Chick Boom at...Show More Summary

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