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Mary Chapin Carpenter, fans, flamingos flock to Atlanta Botanical Garden

After the better part of 2o summers spent entertaining crowds at Chastain, Grammy winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter debuted her latest song cycle on the Great Lawn at the Atlanta Botanical Garden over the weekend.
Baby Driver filming locations map

A map of all the places Baby Driver filmed in Atlanta

Where was the First Bank of Atlanta? Bo's Diner? Baby's apartment? Find out.

The world’s largest collection of vintage supercomputers is in Roswell, Georgia

In July, Lonnie Mimms opened the Computer Museum of America, a 40,000-square-foot tribute to hundreds of thousands of technological throwbacks dating to the mid-1800s, in Roswell, the heart of North Fulton’s Tech Hub.

Walker Stalker Con: Greg Nicotero on The Walking Dead’s special effects

He’s the heart and soul of AMC’s The Walking Dead. No, I’m not talking about Norman Reedus, but rather Greg Nicotero: one of the show’s executive producers, occasional episode director, and the man in charge of all the guts, gore, and gangrenous undead flesh on the show. He was in town this weekend as a guest at Walker Stalker Con, now in its second year, where he participated in a panel.
Virginia-Highland Summerfest

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: May 29-June 4

ITP festivals take over the city: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Candler Park Music and Food Festival, Virginia-Highland Summerfest, and more.

Video of the Day: Katniss returns in new trailer for filmed-in-Atlanta ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

After fans were treated to only creepy Capitol propaganda videos for the last month, the first official movie trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has finally arrived.

The Retro Fun of Westminster Inc. Toys

Today’s third graders may turn up their noses at any toy that doesn’t contain a microchip, but fortunately for Atlanta-based Westminster Inc., their parents have no such scruples. Apparently whoopee cushions and potato guns are timeless.

Christian Dior coming to Buckhead Atlanta

Few fashion labels command as much esteem as Christian Dior, the eponymous French brand founded in Paris in 1946. Starting next year, Atlantans will be able to command its wares at the new shop slated for Buckhead Atlanta. (The multiuse development starts rolling open Thursday.)
Beach reads

5 local beach reads you need this summer

Small town mysteries, YA rom-coms, suspenseful crime fiction—get lost in a good book while you're lost in paradise
Bowling For Soup

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 28-July 4

Outkast vs. A Tribe Called Quest, metal bands at Warped Tour, and a tipsy evening at wine tasting school

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