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"There’s something deranged about watching the University of Georgia playing the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in football." An Atlantan UMass alum heads to Athens to watch the Minutemen get completely destroyed by the Bulldogs.
If you’ve been washing your favorite tailgate snacks down with watery beer, stop. We chatted with Perrine Prieur Gallardo, founder of Perrine’s Wine Shop in West Midtown, and Kraig Torres, owner of Hop City Craft Beer and Wine, about which beverages go best with game day food.
After spending the summer closed while crews ripped out walls, applied fresh coats of paint, and added new concessions and entertainment options to the former Philips Arena, the newly rechristened State Farm Arena hosted its first Atlanta Hawks game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday evening, showing a sold-out crowd of basketball fans (16,705 of them, to be precise) what the $192.5 million renovation has to offer.
This month, the Hawks begin their 50th season in Atlanta. Yes, we’re still waiting on an NBA championship, but the franchise’s record over that half-century is nothing to scoff at: 33 playoff seasons; four NBA Coaches of the Year; and a cadre of Hall of Fame legends. We celebrate with a photo essay featuring the work of Scott Cunningham, the team's official photographer of 41 years.
Atlanta’s “Super Bowl of Swimming” brings Olympians and cancer advocates to Lake Lanier this weekend
This weekend, swimmers both Olympian and novice will descend upon Lake Lanier for the Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim, which raises money for cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
1904 Club gets you inside the East Lake Golf Club house—and up-close with Atlanta chefs like Kevin Gillespie
At $4,000 per five-day membership, the comforts of the PGA TOUR Championship's 1904 Club are for the truly devoted, but members will be treated to unique lunch and dinner options each day from six notable Atlanta chefs: Kevin Gillespie, Chris Hall, DeeDee and Nan Niyomkul, Philippe Haddad, and Kevin Rathbun.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is lowering the prices of a handful of menu items by $1 each. It also announced it will have an exclusive $5 craft beer made by a local Atlanta brewery, but who that brewery is remains a mystery.
B’s Cracklin’, J.R. Crickets, Old Lady Gang: The new Philips Arena will offer Atlanta dining favorites
Philips Arena announced that many local favorites including Old Lady Gang, J.R. Crickets, B's Cracklin' Barbecue, Rita's Italian Ice, and Gio's Little Italia will be joining the arena's list of local eats.
Ice Cube’s BIG3 brings retired NBA players back to “old-school” basketball—and it’s coming to Atlanta
As a way to bring retired NBA veterans back onto a competitive stage in front of fans, rapper Ice Cube founded the BIG3, a professional 3-on-3 league. Now in its second season, BIG3 is coming to Atlanta for the first time on Friday at Infinite Energy Center.
There’s few better times for soccer fans than World Cup season—and Atlanta soccer pubs and sports bars are joining in on the celebration.