This is a video from The Weather Channel's live-stream of the Georgia Dome implosion (it was replaced by the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium) featuring a city bus that blocks the most exciting part of the demolition. In the cameraman's own...Show More Summary
Image via Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Footage Of The Georgia Dome Implosion Atlanta has the shiny new Mercedes-Benz stadium to house the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC, college football, NCAA basketball and scores of other musical performances and more. For
Say goodbye to the Georgia Dome. Now replaced by Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the old place will come down in an implosion scheduled for 7:30 a.m. EST and you can watch it here. Tomorrow it'll be gone, but the memories will last forever. We love you, @GeorgiaDome! ??? pic.twitter.com/hjpZv2Zdjt — Southeastern Conference (@SEC) November 19, […]
The Georgia Dome served as the home of the Falcons for 25 seasons, but will come down Monday morning. The Atlanta Falcons moved into a new home this season with Mercedes-Benz Stadium opening its doors in August, but that left the 71,000-seat Georgia Dome uninhabited next door. Show More Summary
Despite the $1.5 billion construction price tag, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is all about “fan-first pricing.” If you love fried chicken, go to Molly B’s Cookhouse. Can’t decide between a snack or a meal? Go to one of four Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q locations.
This time-lapse video shows Mercedes-Benz Stadium rising from the ground to become the newest addition to the Atlanta skyline. The AP used photos shot from a nearby high-rise showing the construction over a period of more than two years. (Nov. 17)
When Arthur Blank told his team he wanted Mercedes-Benz Stadium to be certified LEED Platinum, he recalled, “there was complete silence. Now sometimes silence, in a legal sense, can be construed as assent. In management, though, it could mean you’ve gone out of your mind.”
Neither owner had much to say directly about the feud over Roger Goodell’s contract. But their actions said plenty. ATLANTA –- The chill outside of magnificent Mercedes-Benz Stadium matched the icy pre- and post-game postures of owners...Show More Summary
Arthur Blank’s intentions for the dazzlingly complex, $1.6-billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium were to create a similar cultural hive for downtown Atlanta, the heartbeat of an entertainment and parks district that would bolster its neighboring communities. Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is an architectural marvel, an astonishing achievement in design that will set the standard for stadiums worldwide for decades to come. Unfortunately, it’s not quite perfect … which is a problem when you’ve spent $1.5 billion on the joint. Show More Summary
Atlanta United FC shattered records in its inaugural season. ATLANTA — It’s a clear, calm Thursday night downtown. Nearly 70,000 Atlantans are descending upon Mercedes-Benz Stadium to support Atlanta United FC in its first playoff game ever, against Columbus Crew SC. Show More Summary
The fancy retractable roof at the Atlanta Falcons newly opened $1.5 billion taxpayer subsidized Mercedes-Benz Stadium has sprung a pretty huge leak. The roof, known as Megatron’s Sphincter in some parts of the internet because of the way it opens and closes like a mechanical butthole, has only been opened for two events so far […]
The Falcons had roof issues with Mercedes-Benz Stadium before they moved it. Now it’s leaking. According to Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the roof sprung a substantial leak during heavy rains Saturday, leaving at least one patron at a high school marching band competition to break out an umbrella. “The severe weather conditions and on-going [more]
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Kenny Chesney fans hoping to catch their guy performing with Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay next year at Mercedes-Benz Stadium can hop on a ticket pre-sale offer this week. Tickets...
The 2018 Major League Soccer All-Star Game will be held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Hours before show time Thursday, Garth Brooks said backstage, “This is a once in a lifetime show for us.” When he — and later, wife Trisha Yearwood — hit...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene “This is a once in a lifetime show for us,” Garth Brooks said Thursday afternoon, standing backstage in shorts and a baseball cap with wife Trisha Yearwood. Hours later, Brooks – and...
The largest gay pride festival in the Southeast, Garth Brooks at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and Solange and Willow Smith at Afropunk Fest
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Mercedes-Benz Stadium has already witnessed a record crowd for the Atlanta United soccer team and achieved a prime-time spotlight with a “Sunday Night Football” Atlanta Falcons game. But on...
Mercedes-Benz Stadium's retractable roof to open for MLS Atlanta United's final regular-season game and will be closed for remaining Falcons home games, SEC and College Football Playoff championships