Five questions the Georgia state ethics investigation of Governor Nathan Deal’s 2010 campaign never answered
(And what we found trying to answer them)
The state ethics commission is a mess, its organization and reputation in shambles. It’s forked over $3 million to four fired employees who blamed a cover-up in an investigation of Governor Nathan Deal’s 2010 campaign, then fired its most recent director last month after a judge said she’d been “dishonest and nontransparent.”Read more
Chef Marvin Woods focuses on coastal soul food
Marvin Woods—a chef with twenty-five years of experience including Café Beulah in New York and the now-defunct Spice in Atlanta—is opening a “coastal soul” restaurant in the Luckie-Marietta district of downtown Atlanta on November 10. Called Asante, which means “gratitude” in Swahili, the restaurant combines influences from the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Africa and the southern states.Read more
MTV gathers decades worth of footage of Athens’ most famous rock export
Comprised of archive footage from the MTV Vaults, this film follows Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe from playing in an abandoned Athens church to the breakthrough of their 1983 record Murmur to their breakup in 2011, with plenty of performances in between.Read more
The actor dishes on filming, being vegan in Atlanta, his rare height, and his time on True Detective.
Charles Halford, fresh off his high-visibility role as serial killer Reggie Ledoux in True Detective, is back as Chas Chandler in NBC’s new drama Constantine, based on DC Comics’ Hellblazer series. The show is filmed in Atlanta, and late this summer, we chatted with the co-star about life in “The Hollywood of the South.”Read more
Evidently, NBC hopes that demons are the new zombies.
Evidently NBC hopes demons are the new zombies. Its new show, Constantine, filmed entirely in Atlanta, is based on a comics series about a demon hunter.Read more
The farm, located in a town just outside of Athens, houses 45 of the shaggy-hoofed giants
Classic City Clydesdales is bucking history by bringing draft horses to Georgia. “The South was settled by mule,” says farm owner Shannon Martin. Clydesdales, the shaggy-hoofed giants most familiar to the majority of us for starring in sappy Budweiser ads, were rare in this region.Read more
For children with brain tumors—and for their families—the struggles that come after a diagnosis can be unimaginable. Candice Dyer explores how some parents are lightening the burden for those who will come next, whether by establishing a biorepository for scientists, lobbying for more research dollars, or simply helping a family with its bills.
For children with brain tumors—and for their families—the struggles that come after a diagnosis can be unimaginable. Candice Dyer explores how some parents are lightening the burden for those who will come next, whether by establishing a biorepository for scientists, lobbying for more research dollars, or simply helping a family with its bills.Read more
Special digital flipbook featuring all Alpharetta’s Avalon offers
Sponsored Content Opening Thursday, October 30 in the heart of Alpharetta, this sustainably designed, 86-acre development features retail, a 12-screen all premium theater, a full-service hotel (coming in Phase II), office space, single-family residences, and luxury rental homes. Infused with resort-level hospitality throughout a walkable, seamlessly connected community of shopping, dining, entertainment, living, and working, […]Read more
The ATL rap mogul releases a promo with team CEO Steve Koonin
Fresh off his successful mediation of the Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea Twitter feud, Atlanta’s own T.I. looks to strengthen his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize by helping the beleaguered hometown Hawks ease tensions with their fan base.Read more