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
We spent a day on the Doraville set of the Silicon Prairie drama
We recently spent a day on the metro Atlanta set of AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire,” a Silicon Prairie technology drama set in 1980s Dallas that stars Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, and Mackenzie Davis. Here’s what we learned:Read more
The sighs, as it turned out, could be heard around the world.
It was a big game, on home court. And for the first 24 minutes of the contest, the Hawks played like it was their Bar Mitzvah. Like the record 60 wins they earned this season were foreshadowing, not false hope.Read more
The unit is a space saver and can be controlled online
Water heaters aren’t usually contenders for technology awards, but the Trutankless by Bollente Companies was named Best Home Technology Product for 2014 by the National Association of Home Builders.Read more
Eager to escape Atlanta this holiday weekend? Here are some travel-worthy events happening around the state: Savannah: Memorial Day Commemoration, Fort McAllister State Park, Saturday, May 24th, 9am-4pm Enjoy a day of canon and musket firings, Civil War demonstrations and other patriotic events such as wool-spinning demonstrations and homemade spindle making. Armed Forces Festival, Rousakis Riverfront […]Read more
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Captain America, Keeping up with the Joneses, Barbershop 3, and picked up pilots
No big deal, just about every Marvel actor including Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, and Robert Downey Jr. will be around. Not to mention Jon Hamm and Ice Cube.
April showers brought us May film shoots as well as their resilient yellow cardboard signs. And while those codes continue to amaze, mystify, and confuse would-be film set gawkers here in the Hollywood of the South, we’ll continue to ease troubled minds. It’s time for this month’s definitive list of what’s shooting where, and which celebs you’ll see there.Read more
Ed Fisher took an idea from Asia and turned it into a craze as American as apple pie (which the BGE can also handle)
The Big Green Egg derives from a simple idea with an ancient lineage, as evidenced by pottery shards of cooking vessels in middens around the world. More specifically, it’s an updated iteration of a commonplace Asian rice cooker: the kamado, a Japanese word that translates as “place for the cauldron.”Read more