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Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom

Clark Ashton has a metal-art museum in his Decatur yard: The Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill

In 1990, Clark Ashton quit his day job as an electronic technician to devote his life to building a metal-art museum in the front and back yards of his Decatur home. The Augusta native dubbed it the Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill.
Kurt Thomas

Three things to know about Kurt Thomas

He’s opened for Sugarland, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Darius Rucker. But with his latest album, Give It Hell Tryin’, the Dahlonega native is poised to make his own name.

Excerpt: Yamma Brown’s memoir ‘Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me’

In the memoir Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me (Chicago Review Press), Yamma Brown writes about growing up in the shadow of celebrity and domestic violence. She is equally candid about her parents’ troubled marriage (“the beatings always began the same way, with the same terrible sounds”) and the dichotomy of her life after their divorce.
National Clam Day

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 28-April 3

Sample 40+ breweries from all over the country at Day of the Juice, listen to Casey Abrams at Eddie's Attic, and truly experience April Fools' with a comedy night at Three Taverns.

Atlanta magazine won four CRMA awards

Standby for a minor moment of self-promotion: On Monday, May 21, the magazine took home four awards at the City and Regional Magazine Association's annual ceremony in Vegas (the Pulitzers for city mags), winning for:
Books for young adults by Georgia authors

Ten books for tweens and teens by Georgia writers

If you loved The Lightning Thief, Ginger Garrett's The Last Monster is for you. Or if you couldn't put down The Perks of Being a Wallflower, you should add Will Walton's Anything Could Happen to your list.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian

Can new Delta CEO Ed Bastian continue the airline’s success?

Ed Bastian couldn’t be taking the reins at a more fortuitous time. In 2015 Delta turned an astounding $5.9 billion profit, the company’s best year ever. Of course that kind of success creates expectations.

Fox Theatre summer film festival gets retooled for 2013

Thanks to a pair of Facebook fan surveys and a few long overdue arm wrestling bouts with Midtown parking purveyors, the Fox Theatre’s 2013 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival could be the Atlanta landmark’s most ambitious movie series in years. When discounted advance tickets go on sale Friday morning at 10 via the Fox’s website, movie fans will see a more stream-lined line up: Friday nights will be devoted to action flicks, Saturday offerings will be date night and family friendly with Sundays reserved for revered classic films.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium art

A first look at Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s art collection

Mercedes-Benz Stadium teamed up with SCAD to curate its art collection, which features more than 180 works from 54 artists.
Stacey Abrams State of the Union response

How Atlanta politicos responded to Stacey Abrams’s State of the Union response

After delivering the State of the Union response, Stacey Abrams's name is once again splashed across national headlines. Here's what Atlanta's reporters, pundits, and politicos had to say about the address.

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