Atlanta people and places

Atlanta footwear company featured at White House event

2:49 pm Aug. 8, 2017

(See you you can spot Irvani and Falkenhayn in the photo above, even though the photographer was shooting from behind the group. They’re among the very few participants wearing dresses instead of suits and ties.)


Open casting call for Marvel’s “Black Panther” with Chadwick Boseman this weekend

7:33 am Nov. 3, 2016

Marvel’s upcoming “Black Panther,” with Chadwick Boseman in the title role, will film in Atlanta from January through May 2017, as Marvel projects “Ant-Man,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “Captain America: Civil War” and “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” have previously. An open casting call for “Black Panther” extras is planned for this weekend.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the OFS facility, 6305 Crescent Drive NW in Norcross.


Check out “Spooked,” our creepy new podcast

6:35 am Oct. 5, 2016

Celebrity makeup artist Nikole Pettus had one closeup she’ll never forget – with a party crasher no one could see. Jemille Williams was thrilled when kids from the neighborhood came to play with her sons