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Mambo Zombi is a welcome respite amid bustling Edgewood Avenue
Though it opened in the lead-up to Halloween 2022, Mambo Zombi is definitely not a Halloween bar. Despite the mai tai and Singapore sling on the menu, it’s not a tiki bar. Also, if you’re looking for it—you’re right, there’s no sign. But it’s also not a speakeasy.
Violence related to Atlanta’s nightlife scene exploded during the pandemic. Can Mayor Dickens rein it in?
Between the start of the pandemic and Mayor Andre Dickens’s inauguration in January, Atlanta experienced about 70 homicides above its prepandemic baseline; almost a third of those occurred within yards of sketchy clubs and restaurants, a product of spontaneous rage, gang warfare, drunken idiocy, and Georgia’s gun culture. At the same time, as violence linked to the city’s nightlife exploded, Atlanta’s nightlife enforcement fell apart.
Opening a bar in Atlanta? Skip the expensive dining chairs (and other tips from bar owners).
Opening a bar—and keeping it in business—takes a lot more than you think. We spoke with proprietors of Porter Beer Bar, Georgia Beer Garden, and Lean Draft House about what it takes to not lose your sanity and shirt in the process.
Fetishes. Mansion parties. Every day (and night) is different for an Atlanta escort.
Five years ago, Gabriela broke off a bad engagement and started escorting. Today, the 34-year-old Westside resident charges Atlanta men, women, and couples $700 for 90 minutes.
What really happens inside an Atlanta swingers club?
At Trapeze Club, you won’t see a massive orgy upon entering. The large front room has a dance floor (with an obligatory stripper pole), a buffet table, and two bars. Most of the action occurs in the back.
10 Best Late-Night Restaurants in Atlanta
These aren't midnight snacks. These are midnight meals. The 10 best places to eat—in descending order of lateness.
10 Best Things to Do After Midnight in Atlanta
Karaoke at FamFam, roller skate at Golden Glide, relax at Jeju Sauna, go bowling at Painted Pin, go to a strip club—the list goes on.
Marshall Rancifer found recovery after addiction. Now he helps Atlanta’s homeless get off the streets.
Six nights a week, Marshall Rancifer visits Atlanta neighborhoods to help thousands of homeless men, women, and children by passing out meals, hygiene kits, overdose medication, and condoms—and, if they want, referrals to permanent housing or treatment.
For us mere mortals: A glimpse into the world of Himitsu’s VIPs
For a select group of VIPs, Himitsu is their regular playground. The Buckhead speakeasy allowed us a glimpse into the world of some of those regular guests, from restaurant moguls to sports execs.
When Dillon Knight says you need to leave Sister Louisa’s Church, you better
At Church, the beloved Old Fourth Ward bar that helped turn Edgewood Avenue into a nightlife hot spot, it's Dillon Knight who helps keep the peace.