News & Opinion
The 2012 GOP presidential candidate came to town to stump and make endorsements. Also had a Frosted Orange.
The election is less than five weeks away. Which means things will only get more interesting. Today that meant Mitt Romney stopping by Atlanta’s iconic fast-food landmark.Read more
The hit YouTube channel tackles season 4 with Auto-Tune
YouTube account Bad Lip Reading, known for creating wacky dialogue that perfectly syncs up with the lip movement from various TV shows, movies, and music videos, has released a new parody of The Walking Dead’s fourth season.Read more
We rounded up some of the Internet’s most interesting merch
Just in time for the season five premiere of The Walking Dead (October 12, AMC), we rounded up walker merchandise from vendors ranging from the official TWD online store to one-of-a-kind artisans.Read more
Check out new stores at Buckhead Atlanta and the first retail at Krog Street Market
Warby Parker, the affordable-hip eyewear brand, opened at Buckhead Atlanta on Sunday, as did Moncler. And across town at Krog Street Market, the first retail store, Collective, also opened.Read more
How do you measure the impact of a weekend that seemed to be embraced by the whole city?
More than 60,000 people attended the three concerts held in Centennial Olympic Park, according to Pat O’Brien of the promotions group Bowery Presents South. The economic impact to the city has not been tallied, but attendees took over surrounding downtown hotels, restaurants, and bars, paid handsomely for parking, bought T-shirts, and took plenty of $13.50 rides on the Ferris wheel.Read more
Comparing the two Senate candidates
One of the country’s most closely watched Senate races pits Democrat Michelle Nunn against Republican David Perdue. Both bill themselves as Washington outsiders. How else are they alike—or different?Read more
But the Atlanta closer gets the last laugh
You may love them or you may loathe them, but you can never say that Philadelphia sports fans aren’t passionate—and creative. When their teams suck, Philly fans generally deride and degrade their own more than any visitor would dare. But as a rival, it is cathartic to watch them choke on their antics.Read more
”It feels good to be home,” said Dre and Big Boi over and over.
I could tell you about the night’s earlier performances, but one does not read a restaurant review to hear about the appetizers. As I mentioned earlier, many of the people in attendance weren’t there for a concert. They were there to see Outkast.Read more
Everyone, including Big Boi and 2 Chainz, is camera happy
Everyone seems to understand the significance of Outkast’s homecoming weekend – and to be eager to document being part of it. Here are the best photos so far. We’ll be updating as the weekend goes on.Read more
The governor and the Atlanta rapper visited Utopian Academy for the Arts in Clayton County.
While everyone else in Atlanta was freaking out over this weekend’s Outkast concerts, another Atlanta rapper made news. Ludacris visited a Southside charter school along with governor Nathan Deal.Read more