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Mai Tai

People watching at Dragon Con? Grab a Mai Tai at Trader Vic’s

Atlanta is home to one of just two Trader Vic’s left in the country (there used to be 26), and this location has shaken up more than 45,000 Mai Tais since opening in 1976. Sip among cosplay witches and superheroes; the bar is a major Dragon Con hangout.

Looking for brunch downtown? Atlanta Breakfast Club is a reliable choice

Atlanta Breakfast Club is a cozy brunch pit-stop near Atlanta's downtown tourist attractions, where the most popular item by far is the chicken and waffles.
Atlanta Constitution building

The old Atlanta Constitution building could finally get its long-awaited rebirth

The former home of the Atlanta Constitution could get a much-needed renovation and become part of an office and residential redevelopment, according to a proposal Invest Atlanta, the city’s economic development agency, is negotiating with developers.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Days away from opening, here’s what Mercedes-Benz Stadium looks like now

Eleven days from the Atlanta Falcons' pre-season opener, the team hosted an open house on Tuesday for the media at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Crews are still working to ready the stadium for its debut, but the turf is in, the lines are painted, and the restaurants are firing up their grills.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium

American Cathedral: The story behind Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium will mark a rite of passage not just for the Falcons or Blank, but for Atlanta itself. NFL stadiums—new NFL stadiums, that is, with gleaming features and staggering budgets—have become the sine qua non for the cities that claim a franchise. Want to host a Super Bowl? Build a new stadium. Want to ensure your home team doesn’t decamp to another city? Build a new stadium.
Peachtree-Pine Shelter

What’s next for the homeless at Peachtree-Pine shelter?

Although Atlanta’s largest homeless shelter is scheduled to change hands at the end of August, it will remain open for at least another month until its residents have been placed in other facilities and housing programs. That’s the first message that Jack Hardin, co-chairman of the Regional Commission on Homelessness, wants people to know.
What Baby Driver got wrong about Atlanta

10 things about Atlanta that Baby Driver got wrong

Don’t get me wrong, filmed-in-ATL Baby Driver deserves its glowing reviews and big box office. But why didn't Edgar Wright pay just a little more attention to the details about Atlanta?
Hyatt Regency

After 50 years, Hyatt Regency Atlanta is still a downtown icon

When it opened 50 years ago, the Hyatt Regency on Peachtree Street felt like the architectural embodiment of the Space Age. Visitors—14,000 came one opening weekend—gazed up in awe at the 22-story atrium, designed to provide “spatial relief” from the hassles of air travel and city life.
Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School

Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School gets a new lease on life—and a new building

When classes resume this month, 525 students—more than triple the number enrolled when Cristo Rey opened in 2014—will walk into a new home that’s double the size of its former location.

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