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Alton Brown pulls back the curtain

Alton Brown pulls back the curtain

The afternoon sun had melted most of the ice in the Mason jar that held Alton Brown’s sangria.


Breakfast in Atlanta: How we start the day

Breakfast in Atlanta: How we start the day

What do Atlantans eat to start the day? Seven locals in various stages of their lives gave us a lens into how they break their fast. The final part of our five part Ages of Atlanta series.
Ages of Atlanta: The music

Ages of Atlanta: The music

Ages may differ, but music is a common tie for Atlantans of every generation. Part two in our Ages of Atlanta series about how age shapes life in Atlanta, from faith and food to music and media.

Ages of Atlanta: Media

Ages of Atlanta: Media

Podcasts are replacing radio for many Atlanta residents, especially millennials. Read about the changing media landscape in the fourth installment of our Ages of Atlanta series.
Ages of Atlanta

Ages of Atlanta

Many Atlantans want walkable neighborhoods, green spaces, great restaurants and entertainment options. When those elements are present in a concentrated area, the resulting communities become models of age-based diversity.
3 fun things: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

3 fun things: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

ROSWELL “Ghost the Musical” Unchain the melodies and unplug the chords: This performance is all acoustic.
Disney is making a live-action version of 'The Lion King'

Disney is making a live-action version of 'The Lion King'

Following in the footsteps of 2016's "The Jungle Book" and 2014's "Maleficent," Disney is preparing to make a live action version of its 1994 animated blockbuster, "The Lion King.
David Ortiz writes heartfelt letter to Yankees fans

David Ortiz writes heartfelt letter to Yankees fans

David Ortiz, known by fans as Big Papi, will play his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. Hours before playing at the stadium on Tuesday, Ortiz released an open letter to Yankees fans that made many loyal Red Sox fans love him even more.
Trayvon Martin's parents to release book about son

Trayvon Martin's parents to release book about son

The parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will release a book in January, nearly five years after their son was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter.
Yankee fan pops question during game, loses ring

Yankee fan pops question during game, loses ring

It was his big moment, but one New York Yankees fan dropped the ball, or make that the ring. Andrew Fox made the biggest error of his life, and it was all broadcast on the diamond vision at Yankee Stadium.
In heartwarming video, dad hospitalized after cancer diagnosis welcomes baby boy

In heartwarming video, dad hospitalized after cancer diagnosis welcomes baby boy

An emotional video that shows a dad with cancer experiencing the birth of his son is going viral. According to the Huffington Post, doctors diagnosed Cagney Wenk with stage-four gliboblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, three weeks before his fiancee, Jessica Li, was due to give birth to their son, Levon.

5 tech tools for kids in crisis

Many parents wonder how they would fare as a teenager in a world filled with social media drama, texting troubles, and cyberbullying.
Rubik’s Cube fits right in with STEM education goals

Rubik’s Cube fits right in with STEM education goals

My family had one when I was a kid. I’d pick it up, twist the sides around a few times, and maybe get three blue squares in a row before I’d throw it back in the toy bin in frustration.
My child says she’s fat. Now what?

My child says she’s fat. Now what?

I recently lost a decent amount of weight via the Amazing Diet Plan of going off Prednisone. A side effect of the medication is something charmingly referred to as “moon face,” which means, yes, your face gets as round as the moon.
Bruce Springsteen’s memoir: Riding shotgun with the Boss

Bruce Springsteen’s memoir: Riding shotgun with the Boss

Long dark highways and thin white lines; fire roads and Interstates; the skeleton frames of burned-out Chevrolets; barefoot girls sitting on the hoods of Dodges; pink Cadillacs; last-chance power drives; men who go out for a ride and never come back.

10 reasons to hire a running coach

Most runners are self-coached, but sometimes they can improve their ability to run fast by seeking the advice of a coach.
Rebooting life by taking to the skies

Rebooting life by taking to the skies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — David Grabowski stopped in a sunlit metal hangar at the Lodi Airport, tilting his head in dismay and examining his partially dismantled aircraft as planes whooshed off the runway outside.
Barf bags! Plane seats! Airline show on Oct. 1 has it all

Barf bags! Plane seats! Airline show on Oct. 1 has it all

It’s just a little length of blue plastic, skinny and topped with the image of a globe. Decades ago, a smiling stewardess plopped that swizzle stick in something potent before serving the concoction to a lucky passenger riding in royal comfort in a Pan Am clipper.
Still no will, but work to settle Prince estate forges ahead

Still no will, but work to settle Prince estate forges ahead

MINNEAPOLIS — Work to settle Prince’s estate is moving forward, and a closed hearing is expected to be held this week to resolve an undisclosed dispute between the likely heirs and the trust company that’s managing the estate.
6 reasons Atlanta adores its botanical gardens

6 reasons Atlanta adores its botanical gardens

Everyone loves a gorgeous hometown tourist attraction and the encore exhibits of Dale Chihuly glass are making the Atlanta Botanical Garden especially popular right now.
Research says fidgeting good for your health

Research says fidgeting good for your health

Finally, science comes to the rescue of those of us who have been told all our lives to “sit still.”Turns out fidgeting can be good for your health.
Video: Horse pulls wakeboarder across ditch in Florida

Video: Horse pulls wakeboarder across ditch in Florida

A man from Palatka posted an Instagram video of himself being pulled by a horse on a wakeboard. In the video that has over 14 million views to date, Jett Counts is seen shredding some water in a ditch while being pulled by a galloping horse.
CNET: Daylight LEDs for your consideration

CNET: Daylight LEDs for your consideration

“Daylight” toned light bulbs put out hot, white light at a temperature up around 5,000 K. That sets them apart from the “soft white” siblings, which shine at a lower, more yellowy 2,700 K.
Chargers that pack the power you need

Chargers that pack the power you need

If you’ve ever had your car battery die, or your phone run out of juice at a sports event or concert, you’ll get a charge out of two brand-new gadgets.
That new iPhone 7 needs a great case

That new iPhone 7 needs a great case

It didn’t take long before there was an endless choice of luxury iPhone 7/7 plus cases and these got my attention.

How to find manufacturers’ coupons anytime

Many of us scan store circulars to find savings and cents-off coupons on products we use. But instead of waiting, you can check online for companies that incentivize shoppers by offering printable or digital coupons year-round on their websites.
NASCAR Driver Joey Logano gets in the game

NASCAR Driver Joey Logano gets in the game

Not only is NASCAR driver Joey Logano one of the playable drivers in the new “NASCAR Heat Evolution” game for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, he also helped make it.

uZoom a more personal way of bringing an event to a viewer

What: uZoom, a Seattle startup providing person-to-person live video sharingWho: Co-founder and CEO Dean GrazianoBe there live: uZoom lets people view live events from home by watching a feed shot by someone at the event and streamed directly to them.
Wendy Johnson lost 143 pounds

Wendy Johnson lost 143 pounds

Success story Wendy Johnson, 46: From 313 pounds to 170 pounds Former weight: 313 pounds Current weight: 170 pounds Pounds lost: 143 pounds Height: 5 feet, 10 inches Age: 46 years How long she’s kept it off: Started in 2011 and reached her current weight six months ago.
Anti-vaxxer mom changes mind when 3 kids fall ill

Anti-vaxxer mom changes mind when 3 kids fall ill

Anti-vaxxer mom changes mind when 3 kids fall ill A Chicago area mother and teacher is speaking out after her anti-vaccination stance led to her three children becoming severely ill.
A guide to county, state fairs in Atlanta area

A guide to county, state fairs in Atlanta area

Deep-fried Twinkies, funnel cakes and clouds of cotton candy. Ferris wheels, live music, pig races. It’s fall and fairs across metro Atlanta promise to entertain you, wow your taste buds and maybe even take you back to your childhood.
Law requires IMDb to remove ages if requested

Law requires IMDb to remove ages if requested

If you want to know how old your favorite celebrity is, look now. A California law says entertainment sites like IMDB must remove birth years if a celeb requests it.
Beyonce: 5 things to do this week in Atlanta

Beyonce: 5 things to do this week in Atlanta

The best thing about Mondays is they signal a fresh start. No matter what happened the week before, Monday is small chance to start anew.
Study: Smoking permanently damages DNA

Study: Smoking permanently damages DNA

Smoking scars DNA in clear patterns, researchers reported this week. And while most of the damage fades after five years if people quit smoking, researchers found that not all of it does.
Author events, Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Author events, Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Kristin Hannah, “The Nightingale.” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Talk, signing. $15. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.
Backstreet Boys coming to Vegas for residency

Backstreet Boys coming to Vegas for residency

Backstreet's going to Vegas. The boy band now made up of men, husbands and fathers announced on their website Friday that they are gearing up for a residency, following in the footsteps of other '90s pop stars like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez.
People and Paws charity helps owners feed their pets

People and Paws charity helps owners feed their pets

Animal lover Sandy Allen of learned about People and Paws — a Dayton, Ohio, nonprofit that distributes pet food that operates on donations from various businesses and individuals— more than a year ago.
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