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10 Blackest, Funnest, Littest Parts of the Haunted Pink Trap House in Atlanta (Okay, Waaaay Outside of Atlanta)

10 Blackest, Funnest, Littest Parts of the Haunted Pink Trap House in Atlanta (Okay, Waaaay Outside of Atlanta)

I’m not a fan of haunted houses. Hell, I’m not even really a fan of scary movies. It’s not that I scare easy; it’s just that I don’t like surprises. Haunted houses are all about surprises and
A viral typo from 2009 is the perfect word for this spooky, funny time of year

A viral typo from 2009 is the perfect word for this spooky, funny time of year

When I first encountered the word “spoopy” on late-2013 Tumblr, I took it for a charming spelling mistake that had been turned into a short-lived…
Hollywood of the south: Atlanta's film industry got so big it built its own neighborhood

Hollywood of the south: Atlanta's film industry got so big it built its own neighborhood

Pinewood Atlanta Studios is the largest purpose-built studio outside Hollywood – with a new neighborhood under construction to house the thousands of people who work thereWynn Everett is an Atlanta
City in a city: the 63,000 people who run the world's busiest airport

City in a city: the 63,000 people who run the world's busiest airport

Georgia’s biggest employer is not CNN or Coca-Cola – it is Hartsfield-Jackson airport, which since the 1970s has grown into a unique economic ecosystemPortraits by Bita HonarvarWhen Maynard Jackson
'This is Wakanda': the black tech entrepreneurs taking on Silicon Valley

'This is Wakanda': the black tech entrepreneurs taking on Silicon Valley

In the 2000s, most investors would hear that a tech company was from Atlanta and immediately say, ‘No.’ But great universities and a strong black middle class have turned the tablesIt’s just past 6pm
A city cursed by sprawl: can the BeltLine save Atlanta?

A city cursed by sprawl: can the BeltLine save Atlanta?

With 2.5 million people moving to metro Atlanta over the next 20 years, an ambitious project to repurpose a 22-mile loop of old freight lines into walking, cycling and light rail offers the city an
Zack Fox Wants to Make You Laugh, and He’s Willing to Rap to Do It

Zack Fox Wants to Make You Laugh, and He’s Willing to Rap to Do It

The Awful Records mainstay is constantly working on expanding his creative palate, from illustration, to writing, to stand-up comedy—and now, rapping.
‘It's OK to be ourselves’: Atlanta’s black LGBT community in their own words

‘It's OK to be ourselves’: Atlanta’s black LGBT community in their own words

Atlanta is the centre of the African American LGBT community in the south. We asked Black Pride attendees what makes Atlanta’s scene so important‘It’s 100% segregated’: does Georgia’s LGBT haven have
'It's 100% segregated': does Georgia's LGBT haven have a race problem?

'It's 100% segregated': does Georgia's LGBT haven have a race problem?

Atlanta has one of the largest gay populations in the country and scored full marks in an LGBTQ rights index, but things are far from perfect‘It’s OK to be ourselves’: Atlanta’s black LGBT community

Welcome To Atlanta, ZCON Style

A shiny new Boeing 737-800 lifted us off the tarmac and brought us into uncharted waters [Did it crash? - PMcG]. At least, uncharted for us, as neither Sara or I have ever been to Atlanta, Georgia
Nowhere for people to go: who will survive the gentrification of Atlanta?

Nowhere for people to go: who will survive the gentrification of Atlanta?

Atlanta was the first US city to build public housing – and the first to knock it all down. Now, with rampant property speculation in black working-class areas, longtime residents are being priced out
'A-T-L!': the soccer team outselling the NFL

'A-T-L!': the soccer team outselling the NFL

In a state where the other football is practically a religion, the upstart Atlanta United are drawing huge crowds – and rewriting the story of a city of transplantsPhotography by Ben RollinsIt’s more
Why They Kneel: New York City and Atlanta Prove Everything You Know About Jim Crow Is Wrong

Why They Kneel: New York City and Atlanta Prove Everything You Know About Jim Crow Is Wrong

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind
Black mecca or most unequal US city: will the real Atlanta please stand up?

Black mecca or most unequal US city: will the real Atlanta please stand up?

For more than 40 years, Atlanta has marketed itself as being on the forefront of radical social change – but its reality is much less progressiveIn the 1960s, it was the “city too busy to hate” and
Kodie Shane Shares New Song "Thinking Bout U" Ahead of Debut Album

Kodie Shane Shares New Song "Thinking Bout U" Ahead of Debut Album

Backed by lively guitars and skittering hi-hats, "Thinking Bout U" is an energetic burst that exemplifies the 19-year-old rapper's distinct approach to hip-hop.
Comeback Cities tour takes politicians, venture capitalists to tech startups in the South

Comeback Cities tour takes politicians, venture capitalists to tech startups in the South

Led by Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), partners from firms including GV and Bloomberg Beta met with startup founders in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Quavo Says Migos' 'Culture III' Coming Early 2019

Quavo Says Migos' 'Culture III' Coming Early 2019

Quavo might have just shared his debut solo album, 'Quavo Huncho,' but that hasn't stopped him and the rest of the Migos from keeping busy.
Atlanta coughs up $1.2 million to former fire chief in religious-liberty case

Atlanta coughs up $1.2 million to former fire chief in religious-liberty case

“This does not pass constitutional muster." The post Atlanta coughs up $1.2 million to former fire chief in religious-liberty case appeared first on Hot Air.
Former fire chief who wrote Christian book and got terminated over it wins huge settlement with city

Former fire chief who wrote Christian book and got terminated over it wins huge settlement with city

A former Atlanta fire chief who wrote a Christian book for a men’s Bible study and then got fired for it has won a $1.2…