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Kasim Reed and Ludacris hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

7:01 am Nov. 22, 2017

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, rapper, actor and entrepreneur Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and their families handed out more 300 turkeys and trimmings to residents at the Rosel Fann Recreation Center in south Atlanta on Tuesday.

“We need

Hulk Hogan: I coulda brought down the Georgia Dome (again)

1:26 pm Nov. 20, 2017

Dynamite? Pfffttt.. we should have called Hulk Hogan.

The colorful pro wrestler belatedly offered his explosive charms following the Georgia Dome’s demolition Monday morning.

More than 300 pounds of explosives collapsed the steel in the upper ring and about 4,500 pounds of dynamite crumbled the Dome’s concrete columns this morning, AJC sports writer Tim Tucker reported. The operation was almost completely successful (a little of the remaining structure still has to

Falcons QB Matt Ryan, pro golfer Rickie Fowler in epic battle at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

9:49 am Nov. 20, 2017

What Georgia Dome?

With the dust clearing, literally, at the site of the Atlanta Falcons’ former home, quarterback Matt Ryan went toe-to-toe with pro golfer Rickie Fowler for dominance of team’s new digs, Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

And by dominance we mean, who will prevail in a series of ridiculous “sports” events such as extreme golf cart racing, hit-the-button-to-open-the-roof and then what appears to be a freestyle game of tag.

Check out the hilarious video

Did you have tickets to Al Franken’s Monday event in Atlanta?

2:36 pm Nov. 17, 2017

“Join us for a very special closing night featuring Senator Al Franken, No. 1 bestselling author and beloved ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum, whose new book, ‘Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,’ tells the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that,” the event listing read.

Actually, never mind.

Franken’s long-ago scheduled appearance at the Book Festival of the MJCCA was

Al Franken cancels Atlanta book festival appearance

9:15 pm Nov. 16, 2017

Sen. Al Franken canceled plans to appear at an Atlanta book festival hours after becoming embroiled in controversy following allegations of sexual misconduct.

He had been scheduled to appear at the Book Festival of the MJCCA. The event, promoting his book “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,” was scheduled well before anyone could have imagined he’d be trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons.  The event had sold out.

Franken, a former

Tickets still available for tonight’s live reading with Marvel stars

8:49 am Nov. 6, 2017

Marvel’s latest “Avengers” movie has been filming in Midtown. Tonight, many of the stars take a break from making movies to make a difference.

Scarlett Johansson hatched the idea and her colleagues Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner signed on. Tony Award winner Kenny Leon directs.

Tickets to tonight’s event, to be held at the Fox Theatre, are still available. Click here for full details.

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Marvel’s latest “Avengers” movie films in Midtown

6:08 pm Nov. 1, 2017

Marvel’s latest installment of “The Avengers” is headquartered at Pinewood Studios in Fayette County but they’ve been on location, filming in Midtown.

MORE: Where Marvel stars like to hang out in Atlanta 

Why Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Hemsworth both visited Atlantic Station

The scene being filmed involves characters in distress but production folks took care to allay any concerns by posting a sign nearby that let everyone know the mayhem

Where Marvel stars like to hang out in Atlanta

10:00 am Oct. 20, 2017

Marvel’s been busy in Atlanta lately, filming “Avengers: Infinity War” earlier this year before launching production on the next “Avengers” installment in addition to “Ant-Man and the Wasp.” Meanwhile “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was among this summer’s

Check out Google’s rainbow-colored map directions honoring Atlanta Pride

5:17 pm Oct. 14, 2017

If you need help with directions during Atlanta Pride weekend, Google Maps will get you where you’re going with flair.

Directional indications have been customized in rainbow colors.

The 47th annual event is being held in Midtown and Piedmont Park this weekend, the AJC’s Nelson Helm reports.

Given the recent mass shooting spree in Las Vegas, authorities are taking every precaution to ensure everyone’s safety.

Atlanta Police Department spokesman Carlos Campos told