Talk show host/author Wendy Williams hit Atlanta on Friday to promote her latest book venture (May 17, 2013). Williams hit up Barnes & Noble book store to sign copies of “Ask Wendy: Straight Up Advice for All the Drama In Your Life” where she takes the blunt, ‘in your face’ advice she’s known for on [...] StraightFromTheA [SFTA] - Atlanta Entertainment Industry Gossip & News
Can Rev Warnock Compel The Street Pirate To Uphold Their End Of The "50 Days Of Non Violence" When They Don't Give A Damn What Dr King Would Have Done? Daily Beast - Obama's Graduation Speech At Morehouse Turns Controversial AJC THIS...Show More Summary
A group of researchers from the CDC sampled water from 161 public and private pools and water parks in Atlanta and found that half of them were contaminated with e. coli, which comes from -you guessed it- poop. The study, published in...Show More Summary
So last night the Atlanta Braves played the Dodgers. They won, which was expected. What wasn't expected was ex-professional wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts making a cameo to lead everyone in singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch. That's what happened, though. Read more...
Recent reports indicated that Dwight Freeney was willing to take the same base deal signed by Osi Umenyiora in Atlanta: Two years, $8.5 million. Freeney ended up doing a little better. If $250,000 counts as “a little.” Per a source with knowledge of the deal, Freeney’s two-year contract with the Chargers carries a base value…
Playoff obstacles are nothing new to this Atlanta Falcons football team. In fact, enduring and overcoming past postseason hardships has made this team a more cohesive unit and taught them how to push forward. With the arrival of general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith in 2008 came unparalleled success for the franchise. Show More Summary
With the expiration of many high-paying contracts, the Atlanta Hawks will have plenty of cap space to pursue a solid free-agent market in the 2013 offseason. The most notable contract that is set to expire is that of Josh Smith. Smith is currently making $13.2 million per year and is looking for more in his next contract. Show More Summary
Sometimes people just snap. Man Sets Neighbor’s Yard On Fire According to Fox Atlanta Authorities say a man who allegedly set a neighbor’s yard on fire in Cartersville on Wednesday has turned himself in to authorities in North Carolina. Cartersville
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- A college student in suburban Atlanta is accused of faking his own kidnapping to avoid telling his parents he was failing a class.... Read more: Video, Faked Kidnapping, Dumb Crime, Mug Shots, Aftab Aslam Faked Kidnapping, Aftab Aslam Arrested, Weird Photos & Videos, Aftab Aslam, Weird News News
City of Atlanta employees, including police officers and firefighters, will see a bump in salary next year, Mayor Kasim Reed said early Friday evening. As part of the city's proposed spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year, $2.8 million would be allocated towards raises for more than 6,300 city workers.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
While in town last week to promote his show “Road Trip with G. Garvin,” the celeb chef and Atlanta native visited several area spots on a quest to find the best Southern food. Chef Garvin also sat down in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...Show More Summary
Just last week the cast and crew of Anchorman 2 turned downtown Atlanta in NYC, circa 1977, but this weekend they'll be taking over the real thing. Anchorman: The Legend Continues will help New York City stay classy tomorrow, Saturday, May 17, as they film scenes throughout Manhattan. Show More Summary
The Awesome Lineup is posted for Springfest at Twain’s! Get your fill on some of the best local artists & bands in Atlanta, while contributing to a great cause! All proceeds benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank! 9:45 pm- Gringo Star (Headlining) 9:00 pm- Rolling Nowhere 8:15 pm- Shathouse Rats 7:30pm- Villain Family 6:45 pm-Swingset [...]
Larry Drew is preparing to part ways with the Hawks and will interview for the head coach position with the Bucks Monday. Drew told the Atlanta Journal Constitution Friday that in a meeting with general manager Danny Ferry earlier this week the two came to an amicable agreement to allow the coach to interview for other [...]
Following on the heels of Christian rapper Shai Linne taking prosperity preachers to task, Atlanta radio personality Darlene McCoy has released a parody of Beyonce's "Irreplaceable," highlighting the questionable behavior of pastors who fleece their flocks. But McCoy says her video is more for laughs and is in no way intended as a personal attack on anyone.
Happy Birthday Fab! Ludacris surprised his bangin’ girlfriend Eudoxie “Fab” Agnan with a birthday dinner at Yebo in Atlanta Thursday night following his Fast & Furious 6 screening. The rapper/actor blindfolded his boo and took her to a club he’d
More than half of water samples from about 150 public swimming pools in Atlanta contained traces of fecal matter, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.
There's been little talk about street vending in this city since the mayor's office kicked downtown Atlanta street vendors to the curb in March. But a one-day event this Saturday could put a funky twist on vending in Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
The city of Atlanta (Motto: “Home of the airport where you changed planes last Christmas”) has installed a roundabout at a rather busy intersection near my house. This is highly entertaining if you’re watching from a safe distance, such as a nearby restaurant patio, or possibly South Carolina. But actually driving in this roundabout is [...]
Mood Rings are a genre-melding indie pop group from Atlanta. They’re gearing up to make their Mexican Summer debut in June and with it comes “Hollow Dye.” The song rattles from dreamy post-punk before making a measured turn into its hazy conclusion. It has levels. Check it out below. VPI Harmony is out 6/25 via [...]