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What we saw at Dragon Con 2021

What we saw at Dragon Con 2021: Smaller crowds and so many Loki variants

Dragon Con 2021 was smaller and masked-up, but still the same celebration of all things geek that we know and love. Here are the trends, events, and new additions we noticed while attending this year's convention.
What's going on with Cop City

Next stop, Cop City? What’s happening with the controversial plan for a new police and fire training center in DeKalb

On September 8, Atlanta City Council voted 10 to 4 in favor of a proposal to build a training center for police and firefighters on 85 acres of land in south DeKalb County. The vote came amid fierce controversy and followed 17 hours of public comment. Here's why many groups are opposed to the plan, and what could happen next.
Atlanta United new service dog in training

Meet King, Atlanta United’s next service dog-in-training

King is a typical wiggly, cuddly, energetic 12-week-old Labrador Retriever puppy with a big mission—to become a service dog for a veteran or first responder. He takes the mantle from Spike, who was recently released from the service dog program due to a minor medical issue.
Dragon Con 2021 Cosplay costumes gallery

Our favorite costumes from Dragon Con 2021

Looking for photos from Dragon Con 2021? Here's a gallery of our favorite cosplay photos from the annual Atlanta convention.
Must-see Atlanta arts events 2021

This fall’s must-see Atlanta arts events

We asked our friends at ArtsATL to help us create a roundup of the theater performances, art exhibitions, concerts, and other art events you won't want to miss this fall.
Who are Atlanta's 2021 mayoral candidates?

Here’s who’s running for mayor in Atlanta—and who are the likely front-runners

Who will be the next mayor of Atlanta? It's too early to guess. But local political experts say they have a good idea who will be the front-runners among the list of 14 candidates.
Nellie Mae Rowe High Museum of Art

Works by folk artist Nellie Mae Rowe contemplate faith, feminism, and freedom

Atlanta's High Museum was the first major museum to start collecting Nellie Mae Rowe work and is now reintroducing her to the world in a new exhibition, Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe, in the Wieland Pavilion through January 2022.
Candytopia Atlanta

8 things to know before you visit Candytopia in Atlanta

Candytopia, a colorful, Instagramable wonderland filled with large candy sculptures and paintings, is back in Atlanta at the Disco Kroger shopping center in Buckhead. Before you go, here's what you need to know. (Hint: Bring socks, a fully charged phone, and prepare for confetti.)
Miya Bailey

Atlanta artist Miya Bailey on finding—and rekindling—your passion

After a three-year hiatus, tattoo artist and painter Miya Bailey finds his stroke again.

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