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Author Myrydd Wells

  • Myrydd Wells

    Digital Media Producer

    Myrydd Wells (pronounced "merith") joined the Atlanta magazine staff in late 2013, moving 600 miles north from the sunny coast of Southwest Florida, where she worked as a copy editor and page designer for the Naples Daily News. Prior to that, she worked in her hometown as an intern and later contributing editor for Indianapolis Monthly, where she wrote about Pokemon, Lil’ Bub, fringe theater, and any other quirky topic she could find. A proud alumna of Indiana Unviersity Bloomington, she enjoys writing about pop culture, television, and local events and is always looking for interesting ways to describe the world in 140 characters or less.


What are you doing this weekend? July 17-20

Tennis, tomatoes, and a Parisian party

This weekend is all about the art of the throwback. Relive the ’70s with the Doobie Brothers, get your grade school on at Field Day, remember the Civil War at the Atlanta History Center, and unleash your inner child at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Perfectly content with the present? Don’t worry, there’s plenty of other stuff going on too. Read more...

Zoo Atlanta's panda twins celebrate their first birthday

Our adorable year with Mei Lun and Mei Huan

Happy birthday, Mei Lun and Mei Huan! One year ago today, pandemonium began when Zoo Atlanta's giant panda Lun Lun gave birth to a set of tiny pink cubs, the first giant panda twins born in the U.S. since 1987. Through the zoo's blog, eager Atlantans (and the rest of the world) watched the twins transform from four-ounce newborns to the 60-pound adorable balls of fluff they are today, along the way hitting classic milestones such as opening their eyes for the first time and getting their baby teeth. Today, the zoo celebrates the girls’ birthday with a set of ice cakes, but let’s first go back in time and look at how far these cuties have come. Read more...

What are you doing this weekend? July 10-13

Reptiles, the Civil War, partying pandas, and … goo?

Still recovering from the 4th? So are we. But if you can pull yourself from the couch this weekend, you’ll find a beloved Disney princess, a ton of street food, Civil War history, a panda party, and two very different types of goo. (We promise that’s not as gross as it sounds.) P.S.—don’t forget about the World Cup finals on Sunday at 3 p.m. Read more...

What are you doing this weekend? June 26-29

Fine art festivities, celebrating Canada, and the prismatic Katy Perry

This weekend, presuming you aren’t plopped in front of a screen for marathon World Cup viewing, you can stroll along rows of art, get colorful with Katy Perry, brush up on your Civil War history, or party Canadian-style. Read more...

What are you doing this weekend? June 19-21

Celebrate the solstice with Elvis, beer, and pinball

With the 90-degree temps we’ve had all this week, it’s easy to forget that technically, summer doesn’t start until Saturday. Toast the longest day of the year with beer, pinball, sand, and bedazzled leather jackets. Read more...