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Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, April 11
On Friday, the governor pleaded with Georgians to not attend in-person Easter services. Here’s your Saturday morning update.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: April 17-23
Hunt for Easter eggs at Callanwolde, jam out at SweetWater 420 Fest, and try "munchies" from Korean Fusion chef Seung Hee Lee.
Where to brunch on Easter Sunday in Atlanta
Easter is early this year, so don't forget about your brunch reservations. Here's a quick roundup of metro Atlanta restaurants offering specials on April 1.
36 of the best events for Atlanta families in April
Kid-friendly musicals, Pete the Cat, YA authors, and egg hunts galore
How to celebrate Easter, Greek Orthodox style
There is dancing and general revelry, but eating is the core activity. The parade of meats roasting over open flames is impressive: a whole lamb on a spit, kondosouvli, lamb chops, and lamb fricassee. Greek dishes like spanakopita and dolmathes, plus an entire room of desserts, round out the feast.
40 springtime events for Atlanta families in March
Including nine of our favorite Easter egg hunts!
Commentary: Growing up Jewish in the South
While other kids talked about the Easter Bunny and a Sunday spent gorging on chocolate eggs, I prepared for Passover Seder and dreaded eating matzo, a bland cracker with all the flavor of cardboard—for seven days.
April in Atlanta: 15 great events for families
A month of family fun for kids of all ages, from Teddy Bear loving tots to teenage video game addicts.
This Greek Family’s Easter Feast Is a Raucous All-Day Affair
The first time Andrea Koulouris invited me to join her family’s Greek Orthodox Easter celebration, she opened the door at 11:30 a.m. with a glass of white wine in her hand. “Kalo Pascha!” she said. “Happy Easter!” She led me to the backyard. Her husband, Pano, was manning a large spit, seasoning a lamb with olive oil, lemon juice, and oregano as it slowly spun over ashy coals. Men in T-shirts and shorts stood in circles, drinking beer and laughing as they told stories. Pano’s father, Nick Koulouris, who started the local Grecian Gyro chain in 1982, asked me what I’d like to drink and motioned for me to dig into a platter of pita, hummus, and tzatziki, the garlicky yogurt sauce.