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Eat My Biscuits, an all-day brunch restaurant coming to East Point in June, will offer chicken biscuits, short rib with grits, salmon croquettes, fried green tomatoes, and Hennessy wings, plus waffles, pancakes, and French toast. Each meal will come with a fried biscuit.
After decades of pollution, South River activists are hoping to find a sustainable solution for the waterway
Through a slim gap in the chain-link fence, Jacqueline Echols leads me down a short, steep embankment and across a wide sand beach toward the banks of the South River. Deer tracks and footprints pepper the sand at our feet; ahead of us, water rushes dramatically beneath the Snapfinger Road bridge and tumbles over shoals, where Echols tells me she’s seen river otters play. With its sprawling stretch of beach and sounds of rushing water, the Panola Shoals trailhead feels like an urban enclave of natural beauty—idyllic, almost, if not for the signage on the fence warning visitors of the contaminated water.
Humble, gritty, and quirky, East Point sits just southwest of downtown Atlanta, bordered by Greenbriar Mall, Camp Creek Parkway, and Tyler Perry Studios. Established in 1847 as the eastern terminus of the Atlanta and West Point railroads, the city was chartered 40 years later, and today is home to 38,000 residents
On Tuesday, more cities enacted "stay at home" orders, the Waffle House index rose, and MARTA made some changes. Here’s your Wednesday morning update.
On Monday, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called for Atlantans to stay at home unless absolutely necessary to leave, while Governor Brian Kemp called for only called for high-risk persons to shelter in place. Here’s your Tuesday morning update:
Watch the Parliament of Owls lantern parade in Midtown, catch a free Goodie Mob performance in East Point, and go on a zombie pub crawl in Virginia-Highland.
Curious where Stranger Things filmed in Georgia? Most of the iconic spots—Starcourt Mall, Hawkins Middle School, Hawkins National Lab, are within an hour of Atlanta.