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  • 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.

 

From barbecue to zombies, 10 great things to do this weekend

Plus an art fest and a Mary Poppins sing-along


As summer slowly beings wrapping up, Atlantans are apparently taking to their grills in a big way with not just one, but two festivals dedicated to barbecue this weekend. But fear not vegetarians, this weekend also offers up an art festival, a zombie/baseball extravaganza, a sing-along, a video game play-athon, a hair metal band’s final bow, and more. Read more...

From seafood fests to football, 7 great things to do this weekend

Plus singing cats and two ‘90s rock legends

Cheers Atlanta—If you missed the barrage of festivals earlier this summer, you can catch up this weekend with at least two big fests—and enough music to satisfy just about every type of fan. Plus, NFL football finally returns. If all that isn’t enough, you could always just hit the bars. Read more...

From Monsterama to the Soap Box Derby, 7 great things to do this weekend

And, of course, there's that tax-free holiday

Just like the week before Christmas, we already know exactly where you’re going to be this weekend—at Target stocking up on anything that could be remotely classified as a school supply during the Georgia tax holiday. But just in case you need a break from the shop-a-thon, here are a few other events happening around town. Read more...

Video of the Day: Katniss returns in new trailer for filmed-in-Atlanta 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay'

The first official teaser trailer for the November 21 film has arrived

After fans were treated to only creepy Capitol propaganda videos for the last month, the first official movie trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has finally arrived. Read more...

What are you doing this weekend? July 24-27

Ice cream, zombies, and Scarlett O’Hara

After a brief, record-breaking cool spell, it’s supposed to be good and hot again this weekend. Chill out with ample amounts of ice cream, kick back at a soccer game (yes people, there is soccer post World Cup), or amp up the heat by dancing the day away. Read more...