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Martell Iconic Blueprints: Celebrates Emerging Icon Derek Blanks

It took an invitation from Martell to get me back into my Urban Reporting action. The iconic cognac has been honoring emerging African-Americans across the country and Atlanta was the last stop on the tour. Author Rob Hill Sr. served as host at the event that honored visual artist turned celebrity photographer Derek Blanks. If [...]

SL Letter of the Day: Profile & Courage

I'm a 31 year old hetero male and I've been with my wife for about 9 years, married for 4. We recently made a mutually driven decision to become poly and have been growing into this for about two months. So far so good. In my younger...Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Cheap Black Cats, Dufferin Station’s Transformation, and the Leafs Snub Their Fans for Karma

2 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. The City of Toronto is holding a “cat adoption blitz” this weekend. In honour of Black Friday, the usual $75 adoption fee will be waived for anyone wanting to take home a kitten or cat with any […]

SMILES EVERYONE! The United States Olympic Committee is Coming to SF Nov 24th or 25th – A Secret “Private” Meeting

TweetSmiles everyone, smiles. Why? Because we all need to look our best when the United States Olympic Committee road show beauty contest comes to town on either Monday, November 24th or Tuesday, November 25th, 2014. If we “win,” there’s a good chance that we’ll end up with the 2024 Olympiad. I was thinking we were […]

Brit Music: Details on Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to “Inherent Vice.”

I finally have a way to talk about Subjects I’d Love To Talk About Here But Can’t Because They’re Not British #69457 and 69458: Paul Thomas Anderson and Thomas Pynchon. For a while, Thomas Pynchon was one of my favourite writers, and...Show More Summary

How to beat arrogant Uber: take back your digital identity

Alt Text: Columnist Edie Lush With HubID, you’ll decide what you’re going to share with retailers – and you’ll even charge them for it Column Edie Lush Friday, November 21, 2014 - 11:52am The hate campaign against Uber gathers like a Mexican wave rippling through a football stadium. Show More Summary

#HutchOnFallon

Singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson is no stranger to late-night television. He's been on Conan three times and has also made appearances on Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson and Jimmy Kimmel. But there's one Jimmy who hasn't yet invited Hutchinson to grace his sound stage, and that's Mr. Show More Summary

8 Great First Date Ideas

Although it may be traditional, dinner and movie is not the best idea for a first date. How can you get to know someone sitting in silence for two hours during a movie? Atlanta’s got so many alternatives that are anything bur ordinary. Here are 8 surefire ways to impress someone with first date plans. […]

Bonnie Slotnick on the Struggle to Save Her Cherished Cookbook Shop

Slotnick with her famous sign. Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks is like a shop out of Simon and Garfunkel's version of Bleecker Street: Slotnick herself is almost always there and happily able to guide you through her vast collection of vintage cookbooks. Show More Summary

Bill Cosby rape allegations: downfall of an American hero

Alt Text: Charles Laurence As many as 13 women claim he gave them pills and alcohol and they woke up to find themselves violated Column Charles Laurence Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:44am Few stars have had as far to fall as Bill Cosby,...Show More Summary

Light Up Dunwoody - Sunday Nov 23rd from 3 to 6 pm at the Farmhouse (Chamblee Dunwoody & Mt. Vernon)

Please join in on this great community event and the Dunwoody Police would like to remind you to bring an unwrapped toy for their Christmas for Kids program which serves Dunwoody’s under-privileged children. I am also looking forward to seeing Gus & Hannah throwing the switch to light our community, so please come and cheer them on.

Dunwoody Police Department Christmas for Kids program has kicked off and will be accepting gifts at the Light Up Dunwoody Event on Sunday.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR CFK PROMO VIDEO! The Dunwoody Police Department Christmas for Kids (CFK) program began in 2009 with the goal of bringing our community together to collect new and unwrapped gifts for Dunwoody’s under-privileged children between the ages of newborn to 15 years old. Show More Summary

Sandra Oh's New Role Is Executive Producer of an Animated Film

Earlier this year, Sandra Oh made a graceful exit from the hit television series "Grey's Anatomy" after 10 seasons as the talented, loyal, driven and mercurial surgeon Cristina Yang. In the final episode of the 10th season, Oh's character left the Seattle hospital where the drama takes place, and took a job at a clinic in Switzerland, of all places. Show More Summary

Critic's Notebook: Key designer behind Atlanta's Rio Mall to speak at Georgia Tech

Her name was Rio, and she danced upon the corner of Piedmont and North.... Longtime Atlantans remember—and new ones may hear tell—about Rio Shopping Center which once occupied the midtown corner of Piedmont and North avenues where a Publix and Walgreen's now stand.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why is the Threat of Getting Stuck with the 2024 Olympics a Big Deal in Boston, But a Nothingburger in SF? Plus, a Female CW Nevius!

TweetThe possibility of America hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics is the talk of the town in Boston these days. And there’s a lot of activity coming out of Los Angeles as well. And look, Washington DC too. But in San Francisco, there’s nothing like any of that. Why? I don’t know why the conversation in SF […]

Public Works: How Houston Is Putting All Its Waste in One Bin

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The city wants to make separating trash from recycling a thing of the past—but critics say the idea isn't all it's cracked up to be. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Show More Summary

Georgia Congressmen Oppose A-10 Aircraft Sequestration Cuts

Three Members of Congress from Georgia have gone public with their opposition to the Department of Defense’s newly proposed budget cuts to the A-10 weapons system, specifically the A-10 Thunderbolt II. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the US Air Force’s primary close air support aircraft. Show More Summary

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