Drag performer Alaska Thunderf*ck, in Atlanta for a Pride-weekend show, shares her thoughts on exercise, meditation, and the rigors of “bucking and twirling onstage.”
Get in a quick Atlanta workout with 9Round, which mixes kickboxing with strength and core stations, Plate Sculpt, which uses a Power Plate to activate the body’s natural reflexes, and F45 Training’s combination of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and traditional circuits.
For NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, Atlanta rap legend Big Boi, Organized Noize's Sleepy Brown, and their backing band performed two Outkast classics—"So Fresh, So Clean" and "The Way You Move"—and "All Night" from Big Boi's latest solo album, Boomiverse.
“There are very few times when I'm not on the road," says Julia Reed. As if to illustrate the point: She’s pausing for this interview while on a whirlwind tour promoting her fifth book, South Toward Home, a collection of wry essays chronicling the people, places, and traditions of the South.
When you feel the pull of the outdoors, don’t overlook the obvious choice: Georgia’s 63 state parks and historic sites cover incredibly diverse terrain, from North America’s largest blackwater swamp to one of the world’s great mountain ranges. Here are a few of our favorite places to explore, especially when the leaves start to turn.
When Cathy Groome was asked to describe the style of house she wanted, “Southern-European” was the best she could come up with. But architects Craig Dixon and Todd Pritchett got it right away. The house is tucked into a wooded enclave of cottage-style homes in Vinings that Chip developed on a 2.5-acre piece of property, all with a European sensibility.
Cherie Restler says one of her favorite comments that she’s heard about her unique Lake Claire house was from a delivery man who said he felt like he was in Game of Thrones. After all, it’s not every day you approach a house via iron-spike-lined footbridge and knock on a windowless steel door.
2 Chainz's Pink Trap House is back from the dead as a haunted house in Newnan, where the owners want to how scary the trap life can be—with lighthearted twists.
Currently serving his fourth four-year term on Atlanta City Council, Young took a leave of absence from his District 3 Council duties several weeks ago to undergo a stem-cell transplant to treat multiple myeloma.
Someday a Democrat will win a statewide office in Georgia. It’s a statistical inevitability as the state continues to diversify. That time could be as soon as November 6, as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams seems to be riding a national blue wave that could lift her above Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp.
Jane Fonda has a lot to talk about. She’s hosting the annual Empower Party fundraiser Thursday for for G-CAPP, her nonprofit that works to prevent teen pregnancy and promote adolescent health. Friday, she'll host the nonprofit’s first-ever YES: Youth Empowerment Summit. She also discussed Ted Turner’s diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia and her new HBO doc, Jane Fonda in Five Acts.
Chef Hector Santiago's El Super Pan makes its way to the Battery at SunTrust Park; Chef Leslie Cohen joins Atlanta's pizza wars with Firepit Pizza Tavern; and Grant Park has a new Mexican restaurant, Patria Cocina.
Marlon Wayans plays sextuplets in a new Netflix film; the Avengers 4 team is back again for reshoots; and DC's Doom Patrol brings Alan Tudyk, Brendan Fraser, and Timothy Dalton to Atlanta.
A tractor-trailer carrying 89 cows flipped on I-285 at 3:30 a.m. Monday morning, causing mayhem during the morning commute as crews wrangled dozens of escaped cows and rescued ones still trapped in the trailer. As always with bizarre Atlanta traffic disasters, Twitter was full of information and quips.