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Atlanta Fire Stations

Atlanta’s 9 most interesting firehouse mottos

Atlanta fire stations might officially be known by their government-given numbers, but for decades the men and women who sleep, eat, and wait for emergency calls inside those buildings have been adopting mottos inspired by their crews’ attitudes, personalities, and specialties. Here’s a look at some of the city’s most interesting firehouse mottos.
Zoo Atlanta

Visit the too-cute panda twins at Zoo Atlanta

You can visit cuddly cubs Ya Lun and Xi Lun at Zoo Atlanta, along with gorillas, lions, Sumatran tigers, red pandas, tanukis, and hundreds of other creatures.
Things to do Halloween events Atlanta

20 fun things to do for Halloween in Atlanta

A roundup of metro Atlanta Halloween events, including fun festivals for kids, terrifying haunted houses, theater performances, parties, and dog costume contests.
Things to do in Atlanta this weekend

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 20-26

Check out cool chalk art at the Sandy Springs Festival, score treasures at the Hipster Yard Sale, and more.
Emerson tiger Zoo Atlanta

Meet Emerson, Zoo Atlanta’s new tiger

The 10-year-old Sumatran tiger arrives to be a mate for Zoo Atlanta's female, Chelsea.

First Look: Grant Park’s new parking deck will have rooftop greenspace

Mayor Kasim Reed this morning is unveiling the city’s design for a 1,000-space, $48 million parking deck at Grant Park that will replace the space-wasting, seven-acre parking lot off Boulevard officials say is insufficient. The three-tier deck will be partially embedded into the hillside and—in a move that helped win support from the neighborhood and park advocates—capped by a green roof and a restaurant with views of the Downtown skyline in the distance.
Zoo Atlanta Tom Brady cockroach

Losing a bet, Zoo Atlanta names a baby cockroach after Tom Brady

Zoo Atlanta lost a bet to Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island and had to name one of their baby animals after, ew, Tom Brady. Falcons fans will be thrilled to find out that baby animal was a Madagascar hissing cockroach.
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Fun Follow: @zooatlanta

Sure it’s educational, what with all the behind-the-scenes posts from zookeepers and fun animal facts (who knew Kavi the tiger loves cheap cologne?). But let’s face it, you came for the cute.

45 wickedly awesome October events for Atlanta families

Have a ghostly good time with Headless Horsemen, spooky storytelling, kite flying, carnival games, and more
Zoo Atlanta baby gorilla

Zoo Atlanta’s new baby gorilla is the definition of “cute”

While giant panda Lun Lun's new set of twins have stolen all the spotlight in the past couple of weeks (you did see this photo of one cub proudly displaying its chubby belly, right?), a western lowland gorilla born at Zoo Atlanta yesterday afternoon is ready to steal your heart.

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