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February means Valentine’s Day, which means romance, which now means swiping right. We asked some of the most popular dating apps to share some Atlanta-centric trends.
The producers of Pop-Up Magazine refuse to tape these live, multimedia extravaganzas. You literally have to be there, which is why the series routinely sells out venues across the country from Lincoln Theatre in D.C. to San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall.
Date or no date this Valentine's weekend, there's still plenty to do in Atlanta, including checking out a few new theatrical productions or celebrating SweetWater's 23rd anniversary.
Director Tinashe Kajese-Bolden will bring Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play to life at True Colors Theatre Company, February 11 to March 8, as part of its She Griots season, in which black women star in or have written all shows.
As "All Gold Everything" rapper Trinidad James walked the new kit down the runway at the official MLS reveal event in NYC, season ticker holders in Atlanta were treated to a smaller launch party that literally featured all gold everything.
Pick up a new skill at the Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival or spend Valentine's Day at Oakland Cemetery.
Over four consecutive days in February 1961, roughly 80 activists—including nine at a coffee shop on Forsyth Street—were arrested and refused bail, testing the limits of the county jail.
So far, Newport has spent $88 million acquiring property and has started gutting and prepping spaces. With the help of city incentives and historic-building tax credits, Kunkat wants to strip the wood and aluminum facade on a Peachtree nail salon to expose the original brick and stone and has torn out old carpet and drywall in the old Sylvan Hotel to reveal the historic brick walls beneath.
What’s filming in Atlanta now? Red Notice, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Respect, plus the state tax credit audit
Red Notice, an action-comedy with Ryan Reynolds, the Rock, and Gal Gadot, started filming in Atlanta this month, and the two Aretha Franklin projects continued filming.
The Passion of Jen Jordan: How an unlikely politician became the new voice of Georgia’s Democratic party
Jen Jordan is now approached constantly by women—“it’s almost always women,” she says—telling her how much her speech meant to them and sharing their own stories of reproductive trauma: infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion. Still, although she is strongly pro-choice, Jordan says she never wanted to be known as “the abortion speech lady.”
Most politicians, after losing a monumental election, see their personal brand fade into obscurity. Not Stacey Abrams.
For sheriffs, healthcare for inmates can be a burden. For one doctor, it has been the opportunity of a lifetime.
Many Sheriffs across the Southeast see medical care for their inmates as a burden and liability. For doctor Carlo Musso of CorrectHealth, it’s been the business opportunity of a lifetime.