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Georgia was slow to spend rent assistance money. The federal government might want some of it back.

Georgia was slow to spend rent assistance money. The federal government might want some of it back.

By September 30, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs had disbursed just 9 percent of the $552 million in Emergency Rental Assistance money allocated by the U.S. Treasury Department, well below the 30 percent threshold federal officials had established to decide which ERA grantees get to keep all their money.

Greenville import UP on the Roof will bring sky-high views and bottled cocktails to Alpharetta

Situated atop Liberty Hall, a restaurant called UP on the Roof will soon offer views of Alpharetta City Hall, City Center, and, off in the distance, Kennesaw Mountain.

Rollin’ on the River

I’m not a big crier, but I feel two fat tears threatening to spill down my cheeks as an eight-piece band performs “What a Wonderful World.” I’m sitting in a darkened theater aboard the inaugural voyage of the American Countess, a luxurious new paddle wheeler cruising the Mississippi.
Mochibees Duluth

Mochibees opens in Duluth with a wide variety of mochi doughnuts

At Mochibees, a colorful shop with turquoise walls and bubblegum pink benches, you can expect to find mochi doughnuts in a variety of flavors, such as Biscoff, Fruity Pebbles, peanut butter and jelly, and matcha Oreo.

Azotea Cantina opens Monday with handmade tortillas and modern Mexico City flavors

A modern Mexico City-inspired taqueria overlooking the central green opens at Atlantic Station on October 25. Azotea Cantina boasts 4,300 square feet with a patio, two bars, and a rooftop deck.

3 killer hotel restaurants around the Southeast

Stay and eat at these three stellar spots in Miami, Amelia Island, and Highlands.
October 20, 2021 declared Lil Nas X Day in Atlanta

Lil Nas X returns home to Atlanta and is honored with his own day

Lil Nas X, the rapper whose single “Industry Baby” is currently the No. 1 song in the country, walked into the event space at The Gathering Spot and immediately began dancing.

In Sandy Springs, a pair of shipping containers will become takeout restaurants, serving Korean fried chicken and shawarma

Developer Jamestown is converting two shipping containers in the parking lot of a Sandy springs strip mall into takeout restaurants: Bok You ATL and SabaRaba’s. The area surrounding the restaurants will be turned into a lawn with tables and chairs where patrons can dine and relax. 
Atlanta has school board elections this year. Here's what you should know about them.

Atlanta has school board elections this year. Here’s what you should know about them.

Several seats on school boards across Georgia are up for grabs in the November election, including all nine seats in the city of Atlanta. Here’s what you need to know about school boards.

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