Atlanta people and places

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre: give the media a black eye

2:05 pm Apr. 28, 2017

While National Rifle Association members awaited President Donald Trump, members relived his victory and booed his adversaries – chief among them the mainstream media. CEO Wayne LaPierre’s welcoming remarks included a (presumably figurative) suggestion to give the media a black eye.

See below for a sample of his comments.

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“It’s a

Photos from Prince’s last concerts at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre

11:41 am Apr. 21, 2017

Prince died one year ago, just a week after he performed for the final time in public at the Fox Theatre.

Although fans were asked not to take photos, lots did. Dig if you will these pictures of the iconic performer’s final shows.

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Karen Handel knocks Jon Ossoff’s Hollywood help after Alyssa Milano tweets

2:33 pm Mar. 28, 2017

A day after actress Alyssa Milano and actor Christopher Gorham (in Atlanta filming a new television show) took to social media and the streets on behalf of Democrat Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff, GOP hopeful Karen Handel used it to rally her camp.

“Jon Ossoff is riding a huge wave of support from the liberal media and celebrities in Hollywood,” an email to supporters from the Handel campaign said. “In fact, just this

Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham stump for 6th District candidate Jon Ossoff

4:17 pm Mar. 27, 2017

Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham‏, in Atlanta filming a new CW pilot called “Insatiable,” are campaigning for Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff in the crowded race to fill the sixth congressional district seat vacated when Tom Price became U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary.

The two are offering to pick up voters who need a lift to cast their ballots; early voting began Monday, ahead of the April 18 contest.


T.I. urges support for anti-Inauguration march in Atlanta

12:04 pm Jan. 19, 2017

We’re here in Washington, where a number of metro Atlantans, including Germaine Thomas of Conyers, shown in this video clip, have come to cheer for President Trump tomorrow.

Back home, Atlanta rapper-actor T.I. – shown above in July 2016 at an Atlanta protest decrying police shootings that have happened around the country – is urging support for an anti-Inauguration march.

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Park Tavern apologizes to Falcons fans for planning a Packers rally

6:39 pm Jan. 18, 2017

Park Tavern has apologized to aggrieved Atlanta Falcons fans aggravated at their plans to host a rally for Green Bay Packers.


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The announcement of the Packers event drew immediate ire on social media – including this very stern response from Sarah Ryan, wife of QB Matt Ryan.

“We want to take a moment to

Atlanta restaurant ruffles feathers with plans to host Packers rally

4:20 am Jan. 18, 2017

Some Atlanta Falcons fans are squawking after Park Tavern announced plans to host a Green Bay Packers fan rally the day before the Falcons play the Packers in Sunday’s NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome.

The NFC winner will play the winner of the AFC (New England or Pittsburgh) in the 51st Super Bowl.

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Eddie Long’s daughter shares tribute, tattoo in her dad’s memory

6:58 am Jan. 16, 2017

Bishop Eddie Long’s daughter Taylor Long is sharing touching words and a lasting tribute following her dad’s death.

“I love you Dad. Thank you for being perfect,” she shared in an Instagram post along with a photo of them together. “I cherish every moment I’ve shared with you even up to your last breath. I don’t blame God for wanting you back, I would too. Everything I do is for