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Try as you might, you can’t beat The Freeze
In his sky blue bodysuit, Nigel Talton can outrun almost everyone in “RaceTrac’s Beat The Freeze,” at the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park. We interview the 28-year-old former track star about his history, Olympic dreams, and his time volunteering.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 27–April 2
Baseball season is back and you can join a watch party at The Battery Atlanta while the Braves as open their season, Jeff Dunham is bringing his "Passively Aggressive" tour to State Farm Arena, and help support local art at Candler Park Art Block.
Hurricane Florence evacuees: Atlanta says welcome with free offers and discounts
Just like when Hurricane Irma barreled into Florida this time last year, Atlanta is displaying its Southern hospitality by welcoming evacuees with open arms. Hurricane Florence evacuees, enjoy your stay in Georgia's capital with these discounts and free deals.
Monday Night Brewing agreed to host a Brian Kemp event. Outraged fans said, “Hold my beer.”
The Georgia chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business asked Monday Night Brewing to host its endorsement event of gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. The brewery agreed. When media coverage found its way to Twitter, the reaction was swift.
Flashback: The implosion of Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
Roughly one week after imploding the Omni to make way for Philips Arena, demolition crews laced the 32-year-old Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium with 1,250 pounds of dynamite. The site would become a parking lot for the new Turner Field.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: August 8-14
Get ready to shake, shake, shake with Taylor Swift at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, laugh with A-list comedians Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart, and head to the Braves vs. Brewers game to celebrate Alumni Weekend with Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, and Chipper Jones.
Flashback: Laying the groundwork for the Atlanta Jazz Festival, 1966
The list of acts read like a jazz aficionado’s fantasy dinner party: Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Buddy Rich, and more. It laid the groundwork for mayor Maynard Jackson to later launch the city’s own—and free—Atlanta Jazz Festival, which has been held annually since 1978 and starts this year on May 26.
Game Changer: MLB All-Star Brian McCann defies predictions
Into the pitcher’s arms he jumped, all 225 sweaty pounds of him. Against the odds, Brian McCann had helped the Houston Astros defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the final game of the 2017 World Series.
Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for April
Looking for things to do in Atlanta during April? Laugh your butt off with Kevin Hart at Philips Arena, watch the Atlanta Braves take on the Washington Nationals, and join in the 50th year of the Druid Hills Home Tour.
Watch a game at Atlanta’s new (and improved) sports stadiums
A new professional soccer team that went to the playoffs in its inaugural year and shattered attendance records, two new stadiums, and a pro football team that was one win away from being crowned with the NFL’s highest honor—who says Atlanta isn't a sports town?