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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: December 12-18
Shawn Mendes, Calvin Harris, G-Eazy, Marshmello, are coming to Atlanta for Power 96.1's Jingle Ball, Netherworld is holding a special Christmas scare fest, and the Fox Theatre is celebrating Mighty Mo and screening Elf.
In Sandy Springs, Santa’s Fantastical is an Instagrammer’s Christmas dream
Reminiscent of the Museum of Ice Cream and Color Factory concepts in New York and Miami that have flooded many social media feeds, Santa’s Fantastical is divided into themed rooms with interactive components. It opens in Sandy Springs on November 16.
Meet Asshole Santa, the North Pole’s bad influence in East Atlanta
Asshole Santa is coming to Atlanta, and he’s drinking Scotch, chain-smoking fake cigars, and ignoring whether you’re naughty or nice. Tell him what you want for Christmas on November 17 at East Atlanta’s 529 Bar.
S.O.S. Tiki Bar’s cocktails go “full-on tacky Christmas”
With the wild success of the Miracle on Monroe pop-up holiday bar, it's no surprise other Atlanta cocktail bars are getting into the Christmas game. Through New Year's Eve, Decatur's S.O.S Tiki Bar is serving up festive and elaborate drinks in a zany holiday atmosphere.
Wrap battle: 3 expert tips for wrapping gifts
As the owner of local gift and paper shops the Merchant and Archer Paper Goods, Daniel Collier knows a thing or two about fine presents—and presentation.
Home for Dinner: Mac Powell of Third Day
“We wanted to show that love can go beyond the color of your skin,” says musician Mac Powell of the blended family he’s created with his wife, Aimee. Mac tours either as a solo act or with his Christian rock band, Third Day, about 100 days out of the year, so when he’s off the road, he stays close to home and makes sure the family sits down together.
The beard is real: 10 things you didn’t know about being a professional Santa
How much does the suit cost? Is the beard real? We spoke to three of Atlanta's professional Santas to find out what it takes.
What 9 stylish Atlantans have on their holiday wish list
Need a little holiday shopping inspiration? We asked 9 stylish Atlantans for the one item they’re hoping to get this season, from fancy crystal-infused water bottles to pup portraits.
Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta 2017
Looking for spots to dine out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta? Look no further.
Flashback: The Pink Pig at Rich’s, 1990
In the mid-1950s, Rich’s executive Frank Pallotta had an idea: If the annual Great Tree wasn’t enough to coax holiday shoppers to Rich’s downtown department store, then a monorail would be. Dubbed the Snowland Express, the rickety three-and-a-half minute ride over the toy department—and later the roof—cost a quarter, making it a magnet for kids and a moment’s reprieve for parents to study their shopping lists.