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Lights for Liberty Atlanta immigration raid protest

As Atlanta immigration raids loom, hundreds protest at Lights for Liberty event on Buford Highway

Hundreds of immigration advocates gathered at Plaza Fiesta on stormy Friday evening as part of the national Lights for Liberty event protesting the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrants.
The Art of Metanoia Atlanta

The Art of Metanoia reinvents the art gallery experience for a younger generation

Now in its third year, the Art of Metanoia highlights underground artists and fuses the vibes of a concert, art gallery opening, and social mixer all into one.
Things to do in Atlanta for the moon landing

5 things to do in Atlanta to celebrate the moon landing’s 50th anniversary

Celebrate the historic moment with a moon-themed pop-up bar, film screenings, activities for kids, and more.
Atlanta affordable housing problem city's new plan

Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details

Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.
Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 10-16

Taste dozens of tomato-based dishes at Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, play old-school games at Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, or rock out at a Train and Goo Goo Dolls concert.
Ted Terry Clarkston Mayor running for U.S. Senate

It’s official: Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry—of Queer Eye fame—will run for U.S. Senate

The young leader of Clarkston, Georgia, which has been called the most diverse square mile in America, declared today he’s running for U.S. Senate.
Southern Fried Gaming Expo

Pinball, Playstations, pro wrestling: The Southern Fried Gaming Expo delivers cheat code nostalgia

In 2014, five friends from metro Atlanta who collected old arcade games decided to show off their cabinets to fellow vintage-gaming enthusiasts. Five years later, the Southern Fried Gaming Expo has become a three-day affair, drawing more than 3,000 attendees and hundreds of pinball-machine and arcade cabinets.
Chloe x Halle Bailey as Ariel live action The Little Mermaid Atlanta

Atlanta’s Halle Bailey is perfect to portray Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Trolls will have to deal.

It's hard to imagine a young singer today who better possesses the grace and vocal skills needed to play the wide-eyed, inquisitive mermaid than Atlanta's own Halle Bailey, one half of duo Chloe x Halle.
Where did Stranger Things film in Atlanta?

A map of all the places Stranger Things has filmed near metro Atlanta

Curious where Stranger Things filmed in Georgia? Most of the iconic spots—Starcourt Mall, Hawkins Middle School, Hawkins National Lab, are within an hour of Atlanta.
CDC in Atlanta, 1945

Before battling ebola, the CDC began in downtown Atlanta with one focus: malaria

The Communicable Disease Center, first located on Peachtree Street in downtown, initially focused on eradicating malaria. But Dr. Joseph Mountin pushed to expand its mission to other diseases. With financial support from Coca-Cola tycoon and philanthropist Robert Woodruff, the CDC did exactly that.

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