Atlanta people and places

Want a tiny house for next to nothing?

6:48 am Mar. 27, 2017

If you’re interested in a tiny home and have a tiny budget, this might be a giant opportunity for you.

A bankruptcy auction next door in Alabama has more than two dozen dwellings in various states

Celebrity “Cat Daddy” Jackson Galaxy at Furkids event this Saturday

7:30 am Mar. 22, 2017

With his tattoos, piercings, trendy beard and eyeglasses and rocker vibe, Jackson Galaxy might seem like the kind of guy whose pet would be some snarling beast at the end of a chain. Maybe an exotic reptile.

Although he does have pet dogs (and a turtle), Galaxy is famous for his near mystical ability to connect with felines and correct various behavior issues. The “Cat Daddy,” as he’s known,

Omarosa praises Trump’s actions on HBCUs, other topics

7:39 am Mar. 21, 2017

Reality show personality turned Donald Trump operative Omarosa Manigault praised the president’s actions on historically black colleges and universities and other issues, saying, “Every single promise he made we’ve outlined and we are checking off

Come on. Shaq has to be pulling our leg with this flat-earth stuff

6:32 pm Mar. 20, 2017

Come on, Shaq.

NBA great turned analyst, actor, celebrity pitchman and civic leader Shaquille O’Neal is trending upon word he voiced support for the notion that the earth is flat. He can’t be serious.

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Shaq’s St. Patrick’s Day message

As if the changing seasons and the fact that the sun rises in the east and

Donald Trump foe Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals his political plans

6:00 am Mar. 13, 2017

Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger – who clapped back hard when President Donald Trump criticized his “Celebrity Apprentice” ratings via Twitter – shared in a recent social media post what his future political plans are.

RELATED: “Real Housewife” Porsha Williams appeared on Arnold’s “Celebrity Apprentice”

He’s not running for the Senate, but instead will seek to propel change as a concerned citizen.

“I’m deeply flattered by all of the people who

Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” will film in Atlanta soon

12:10 pm Mar. 3, 2017

The latest Marvel movie headed our way is “Avengers: Infinity War.” Actually, it’ll be two “Avengers” movies.

The project reunites many cast members who have been in Atlanta for previous films, including “Captain America: Civil War” stars Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Robert Downey Jr.; “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” stars Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana; Karen Gillan, who will appear in “Guardians” as well as the recently wrapped “Jumanji”

This “Stranger Things” star saw “Phantom of the Opera.” You can too, through Sunday

7:10 am Mar. 3, 2017

Gaten Matarazzo, one of the young stars of the locally filmed Netflix series “Stranger Things,” took in a performance of “Phantom of the Opera” the other evening and posed for this nice photo.

Want to do the same? You have a few more opportunities. Tonight’s performance is at 8 p.m. Saturday’s show times are 2 and 8 p.m. On Sunday, catch “Phantom” at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets and

Star vocal coach “Mama Jan” Smith teams with NBAF

11:10 am Mar. 2, 2017

Jan Smith blew in like a hurricane and gave us a whirlwind tour of her Atlanta recording studio the other day. The walls are covered with photos of her with clients such as Drake, Usher and the members of Collective Soul and Sugarland and she talked with loving affinity about some of the young talents she’s worked with. There’s a 13-year-old right now whose pipes can peel the paint off

No more extras needed for “Den of Thieves” today

7:27 am Feb. 28, 2017

UPDATE: Action thriller “Den of Thieves,” starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and O’Shea Jackson Jr. – who played his dad Ice Cube in “Straight Outta Compton” – is filming now in Atlanta. Today’s scene takes place in Dunwoody but is set in California.

We posted some casting call info earlier and they are all set! No need to send any more submissions. Stay tuned for opportunities to work on other projects.