Atlanta police are on the lookout for a pregnant woman they say is behind a string of robberies at local businesses. Investigators say the woman robbed a Walgreens and a CVS on the 2700 block of Metropolitan Parkway SW as well as a hair braiding salon on the 2600 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive SW between Oct. 6 and 19. In one of the photos, she is seen wearing a red shawl or cape as she walked into the Big Brother grocery store.
Center for Civic Innovation Executive Director and founder Rohit Malhotra and Director of Programing Melonie Tharpe want to boost "social entrepreneurs." Rohit Malhotra is young and funny and bright, and he could be - should be - making six figures at a consulting firm somewhere.
Candler Park will come alive with the sound of music, the joy of fun and games, and the taste of lobster at the first-ever Atlanta Lobster Festival on Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. "The festival will include an afternoon of live music, arts and crafts, light bites from a selection of the city's top restaurants, as well as a variety of craft brew options," says the official website. At least 14 Atlanta area restaurants will be participating in the inaugural event, with more restaurants to be announced as the big day approaches.
Hip hop fans rejoiced when OutKast decided to hit the road for the first time in a decade for a 20th anniversary tour and rejoiced some more when the duo decided to play three nights at Centennial Olympic Park in hometown Atlanta. Lit using an Elation Professional lighting rig that included the new multi-functional Platinum SBX moving head, OutKast invited old and new school artists to join them for an electrifying #ATLast concert series held September 26-28.
Barcraft Competition finalists Marcelo Nascimento and Tyler Alford with winner Bobby Eldridge and emcees Greg Best and Michael Searles / Photo: Caroline Fontenot Last Sunday, a couple of friends and I, cocktail nerds that we are, ventured Midtown to the Taste of Atlanta food festival so we could case the afternoon's, ah, spirited barcraft competition. Sponsored by Fernet Branca, bar talent from all over the Southeast endured a series of challenges that tested not only the tastiness of their drinks, but confidence, presentation, and intelligent use of the base ingredient-Fernet, duh.
Atlanta police have a man in custody following a stabbing at the North Avenue MARTA Station on Wednesday morning, WSB-TV reports. At approximately 4:50 a.m., two men at the station were arguing when one of the men pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the other man in the abdomen .