Sanctuaries can be prime real estate
When apartment construction booted Dad’s Garage Theatre from its longtime Inman Park space in 2013, artistic director Kevin Gillese began a months-long quest for a new home. After touring 20 properties, Gillese entered a cavernous Old Fourth Ward church last spring. His reaction: Hallelujah! The 12,000-square-foot building on Ezzard Street (a block from the original […]Read more
Raves and rants from veteran dining authority Christiane Lauterbach
Brunch is a cult, really, a religion established by greedy restaurateurs who charge criminal prices for weak mimosas and mostly generic slop. Plus, why Atlantans should follow chef Ri Liu.Read more
The local retailer and his wife will open a new denim hub in Ponce City Market this summer
This summer, local retailer Arshid and his wife, Sandy, will open an as-yet-unnamed denim hub at Ponce City Market. Arshid plans to offer indigo in every imaginable size, wash, and style, from the most basic ($50 Levi’s) to the most exclusive (handcrafted Japanese denim).Read more
Table 8 participants include St. Cecilia, Lusca, and BoccaLupo
Santosh Jayaram, former vice president of operations at Twitter, and Peter Goettner, a venture capitalist, were tired of settling for second- and third-tier restaurants just because they didn’t plan weeks in advance. And during their travels, hotel concierges admitted that getting guests into popular restaurants was one of the hardest parts of their jobs. Together, they decided to do something about it.Read more
Commentary: It’s Memorial Day Weekend, Atlanta Streetcar is operating only one trolley, and that’s a problem.
The system is on a reduced schedule during one of the busiest weekends of the year.
Yesterday, I walked to work past the giant electronic billboard above 218 Peachtree Street and glimpsed an ad for the Atlanta Streetcar. It’s a modified version of a promotion that aired in Times Square back in April. “Downtown Atlanta is on the move,” proclaims the tagline. That might be the case. Too bad that the […]Read more
11 somewhat interesting things I learned as the Atlanta Hawks succumbed to the Cleveland Cavaliers 94-82
So there you have it, folks: We lay down on the tracks in game two. Need we dissect the corpse that is the Atlanta Hawks basketball team right now? Let’s save ourselves the teeth-gnashing and the grief.Read more
From veteran parades to beach parties, find the best way to enjoy the long weekend.
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Atlanta this weekend, including events that honor veterans, beach parties, beer celebrations, artsy happenings, and more.Read more
They build airplanes here, and the noise is terrific: a general whirring and whining, a clatter of rivet guns. Seated before the upper wing panel of a C-130J Super Hercules, Valerie Branch plays her own part in the cacophony.Read more
Chef-created small bites sell for $5 to $10 dollars
Once a month at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market, chefs whip up small bites with ingredients sold on-site. The money raised from the dishes buys produce for Meals on Wheels Atlanta.Read more
On what’s next for his character and where he finds the best cookies in town
AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire,” the 1980’s Silicon Prairie tech drama shot in Atlanta, recently wrapped on its second season. We sat down with star Lee Pace at the show’s Doraville studio to chat about mid-life crises, why his character’s trying to “play better with others,” and his favorite cookies in Atlanta.Read more