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Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays resumes this week
Will Turner's Blaxican food truck and restaurant are in the finals to be named best food truck restaurant in the country for 2015.

5:21 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Smyrna residents (and visitors) will once again get a chance to conveniently enjoy the local food truck scene starting this week. Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays resumes this week (May 3) at Taylor Brawner Park. For three hours each Tuesday, popular food trucks such as MIX’d Up Burgers, Five Finger Philly ...
'Space Jam' sequel gets its director
(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Updated: 4:41 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

The long-awaited, long in-development sequel to "Space Jam" has finally nabbed a director. >> Read more trending stories "Fast & Furious 6" director Justin Lin is co-writing the script for "Space Jam 2" with Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lin, who directed the last four films ...
Art review: Atlanta’s construction mania documented in photo project
Kelly Kristin Jones’ “Headquarters” appears in the exhibition “Gray Space” at the Swan Coach House Gallery.

4:39 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Those of us who know and love Atlanta understand that it is a city perpetually in flux.In flux in terms of the physical, with cranes and scaffolds often competing with skyscrapers to define the skyline. And in psychological flux too, trapped between the South and a more international, metropolitan reality, ...
Theater review: Atlanta youngster shines in Broadway’s ‘Tuck Everlasting’
Andrew Keenan-Bolger stars as Jesse Tuck and Sarah Charles Lewis as Winnie Foster in “Tuck Everlasting” on Broadway. CONTRIBUTED BY JOAN MARCUS

3:53 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

NEW YORK — The first singing we hear in “Tuck Everlasting” comes from the lips of Sarah Charles Lewis, and for the 11-year-old Atlanta native making her Broadway debut, they seem well-nigh perfect for the occasion: “Today is the day, I’ve been waiting forever.”As Winnie Foster, the young girl at ...
Shaky Knees Festival 2016 offers more music acts, space
Florence + the Machine headlines the Samsung stage and closes out the second weekend at Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park on Oct. 11, 2015. The band is scheduled to perform the night of May 15, 2016, at the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta. SUZANNE CORDEIRO / FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN

3:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Jane’s Addiction will treat fans to a performance of its 1990 classic “Ritual de lo Habitual” album.Huey Lewis & the News will tee up its 7 million-selling 1983 landmark “Sports” album in its entirety.And about 75 other acts — including Florence + the Machine, the 1975, Walk the Moon, the ...
Breaking news: Art on the Atlanta Beltline deadline extended
“The Art of Reconciliation,” a massive sculpture by William Massey was featured in 2015’s Art on the Atlanta Beltline. The popular piece still can be seen now under Freedom Parkway along the Eastside Trail. AJC photo by Jill Vejnoska

3:22 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Art on the Atlanta Beltline has extended the deadline for artists to submit proposals for possible inclusion in the south’s largest temporary public art exhibition.The original deadline was 5 p.m. on Monday, May 2. Artists will now have until May 11 to submit proposals, according to Atlanta Beltline Inc., which ...
Radiohead deletes Internet presence, fans suspect new album
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12:  Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead perform live on stage at Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Updated: 3:36 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Radiohead is promoting a new album by not speaking at all.  >> Read more trending stories   At least that's what's being speculated after the English band wiped most of its Internet presence clean. Starting Sunday, the band had no Facebook page, no Twitter, no Google+ page and no website.  Their ...
H&M headed to Mall at Stonecrest
Mall at Stonecrest getting an H&M Spring 2017.

2:51 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Fast-fashion clothing giant H&M; will open a store at the Mall at Stonecrest in Spring 2017, the mall confirmed Monday. Retail magazine “Design: Retail” first reported on its online site that the Stockholm, Sweden-based retailer will open a 21,000-sq.-ft. store at the Lithonia-area mall. The addition is a big win ...
The shrimp taco recipe you need to try this spring
For your taco-tasting pleasure, try our recipe for "Fiesta Shrimp Tacos" and be sure to celebrate National Shrimp Day on May 10.

1:23 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

When it comes to the greatest inventions of all time, tacos are right up there with burgers and the lightbulb. Flavorful, quick and easy to make and seriously delicious to consume, they're a great go-to spring dinner, for groups of any size. This month, we invite you to expand your ...
Atlanta Jazz Festival: 5 free things to do in May
Benny Golson’s smooth grooves will be part of the Atlanta Jazz Festival during Memorial Day weekend in Piedmont Park. CONTRIBUTED BY LISA STEIN

12:00 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy some of the fun events that Atlanta has to offer this month. In fact, there are five free events that are just as fun as any other event you might hope to enjoy in May. From enjoying a variety ...
Monday’s your last day to get in on Art on the Atlanta Beltline!
A visitor gets a gander at “The Art of Reconciliation,” a massive sculpture by William Massey featured in 2015’s Art on the Atlanta Beltline. The popular piece still can be seen now under Freedom Parkway along the Eastside Trail. AJC photo by Jill Vejnoska

Updated: 11:42 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Seriously, folks, you can’t pay for this type of exposure.Or find such a big, beautiful, heavily-traveled “gallery space” anywhere else.Art on the Atlanta Beltline, the South’s largest temporary public art project, is coming back next September for a three month run.But today — 5 p.m. Monday, May 2 — is ...
Starbucks being sued for too much ice in drinks
NEW YORK - AUGUST 21: A couple has iced coffee drinks at a Starbucks Coffee shop in lower Manhattan August 21, 2009 in New York City. Starbucks, America's dominant coffeehouse chain, is changing some of its prices, raising them for elaborate specialty drinks and cutting prices for some others. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Updated: 11:52 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

A lawsuit filed against Starbucks claims there's too much ice in its cold drinks. >> Read more trending stories   Stacy Pincus of Chicago filed the $5 million lawsuit on Wednesday, with claims that the coffee giant falsely advertises how much liquid is in its cold beverages. “Starbucks’ cold drinks ...
Journalist Amy Goodman discusses Troy Davis, others at First Iconium
This is an undated image made available by The Right Livelihood Foundation on Wednesday Oct. 1, 2008, of American journalist Amy Goodman. (AP Photo/Right Livelihood Foundation, Handout)

Updated: 11:18 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Broadcast journalist and author Amy Goodman will be in Atlanta Tuesday to discuss and sign copies of “Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America.”The Atlanta stop is part of a 100-city tour to promote the book, which she co-authored with David Goodman and Denis Moynihan.The discussion and book ...
Bodies of climbers Alex Lowe and David Bridges found 16 years after avalanche in Tibet
The body of renowned mountain climber Alex Lowe, left, was found in a thawing glacier on Shishapangma mountain on Friday, April 27, 2016, 16 years after he and cinematographer David Bridges were caught in an avalanche on the mountain. In this undated photo, Lowe poses with fellow climber Conrad Anker.

10:24 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

The bodies of a world-renowned mountain climber and an accomplished expedition cameraman who were caught in an avalanche and killed in the Himalayan mountains have been recovered 16 years after their deaths. >> Read more trending stories Alex Lowe, 40, and David Bridges, 29, were killed while ascending the 26,291-foot ...
Road running safety tips all runners should mind
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10:23 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Road running offers an endless range of routes, sights, and quite often, rest stops. Those who choose it however, run a risk of injury. For some runners, there are streets that beckon to have miles logged in on them, no matter that dangers. If you do choose to train with ...
First Monday in May marks 'National Melanoma Monday'
Doctor Antonella Tost, Dermatologist University of Miami School of Medicine, examines Michael Casa Nova,12, for symptoms of skin cancer due to sun exposure on June 15, 2011 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Updated: 9:57 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

While summer sun may be a few weeks away for some, that's not stopping the American Academy of Dermatology, or AAD, from raising awareness about skin cancer. The first Monday of May, in this case May 2, is National Melanoma Monday according to nationaldaycalendar.com. >> Read more trending stories   Melanoma ...
The new Misty Copeland Barbie doll just went on sale
The Misty Copeland Barbie doll went on sale Monday. It’s a graceful representation of the first African American female Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. Photo courtesy of thebarbiecollection.com.

9:09 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Here’s something sure to delight fans of all ages: The new Misty Copeland Barbie doll is now on sale. Retailing for $29.95, the graceful representation of the first first African American female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre wears a fire red bodysuit, with sunburst orange tulle cutouts. ...
Fulton teacher: Milestones testing was disaster
A Fulton County teacher describes tense conditions as computers failed during state Milestones testing. (AJC File)

9:02 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

Teachers across the state are expressing dismay over computer glitches that turned the Georgia Milestones into an ordeal for them and their students. The Milestones are Georgia’s new state exams introduced last year to replace the CRCTs. Many systems went to online testing this year and it did not go ...
Boy who received birthday cards from supporters around the world dies of cancer
Via Lucas Bear Heroes / Facebook

Updated: 8:22 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

A terminally ill Chicago boy who received birthday cards from supporters around the world died Sunday, just days before his sixth birthday. According to WMAQ-TV, Lucas "Bear" Cervone died Sunday afternoon after a long fight with cancer. He would have turned 6 on Saturday. "At 506pm CST, Lucas BEAR took ...
Tributes abound during Rock Hall broadcast
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 08:  David Byrne performs at the 31st Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on April 8, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Updated: 8:26 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony remembered some big names the music industry recently lost.  >> Read more trending stories   The show began with a tribute to David Bowie by The Roots, David Byrne and Kimbra joining together to perform Bowie's hit "Fame," Rolling Stone reported. I ...
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