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Stephanie Toone

Stephanie Toone is a writer and digital producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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People are panning British Vogue’s ‘race’ issue that features two white actresses
 Right in time for Black History Month, British Vogue is opening up the race conversation with its February issue. The magazine’s cover, featuring actresses Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie, is perhaps sparking a different conversation than intended, because critics are panning the cover as “disappointing” and lacking diversity...

Posted: 12 days ago

Right in time for Black History Month, British Vogue is opening up the race conversation with its February issue. The magazine’s cover, featuring actresses Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie, is perhaps sparking a different conversation than intended, because critics are panning the cover as “disappointing” and lacking diversity...
This grocery store sub named best sandwich in the country
 From the $5 footlong to Jimmy John’s Vito, America has a lofty list of sandwich shops that tout the best thing between sliced bread. Despite their claims, a national site has proclaimed that the sub sandwich seventh heaven can be found at the deli of a popular grocery store. >> Read more trending news  Even though Florida...

Posted: 13 days ago

From the $5 footlong to Jimmy John’s Vito, America has a lofty list of sandwich shops that tout the best thing between sliced bread. Despite their claims, a national site has proclaimed that the sub sandwich seventh heaven can be found at the deli of a popular grocery store. >> Read more trending news  Even though Florida...
Thrillist named this grocery store sub the best sandwich in America
 From the $5 footlong to Jimmy John’s Vito, America has a lofty list of sandwich shops that tout the best thing between sliced bread. Despite their claims, a national site has proclaimed that the sub sandwich seventh heaven can be found at the deli of a popular grocery store. Even though Florida is renowned for its Cuban sandwich, popular...

Posted: 14 days ago

From the $5 footlong to Jimmy John’s Vito, America has a lofty list of sandwich shops that tout the best thing between sliced bread. Despite their claims, a national site has proclaimed that the sub sandwich seventh heaven can be found at the deli of a popular grocery store. Even though Florida is renowned for its Cuban sandwich, popular...
King of Pops in search of chief ‘poperating’ officer 
 If you came across chief ‘poperating’ officer while skimming LinkedIn, that was not a typo. The team behind King of Pops, one of Atlanta’s coolest treats, is looking for a chief operating officer who gets the frozen treat company’s laid-back, community-centered culture. Read: Candidates who love suits need...

Posted: 18 days ago

If you came across chief ‘poperating’ officer while skimming LinkedIn, that was not a typo. The team behind King of Pops, one of Atlanta’s coolest treats, is looking for a chief operating officer who gets the frozen treat company’s laid-back, community-centered culture. Read: Candidates who love suits need...
Ever longed for Chick-fil-A on a Sunday? SC man’s serenade to the restaurant goes viral
 People camp out in the cold and write rap songs in honor of Atlanta’s hometown chicken king and (arguably) America’s favorite fast food, so it should be no surprise that a heartfelt love song has struck gold on social media in honor of Chick-fil-A. » RELATED: Chick-fil-A isn’t just the most popular...

Posted: 19 days ago

People camp out in the cold and write rap songs in honor of Atlanta’s hometown chicken king and (arguably) America’s favorite fast food, so it should be no surprise that a heartfelt love song has struck gold on social media in honor of Chick-fil-A. » RELATED: Chick-fil-A isn’t just the most popular...
13 places to get your fireworks fix in Atlanta
 New Year’s Eve is upon us. It’s only been about three years since the pyrotechnic aficionados in Atlanta could find their roman candles, bottle rockets and sparklers right here in city limits. Now, that it’s legal, it’s time to set the sky ablaze, Atlanta. If you’re looking for the perfect place to purchase...

Posted: 19 days ago

New Year’s Eve is upon us. It’s only been about three years since the pyrotechnic aficionados in Atlanta could find their roman candles, bottle rockets and sparklers right here in city limits. Now, that it’s legal, it’s time to set the sky ablaze, Atlanta. If you’re looking for the perfect place to purchase...
Thrillist has crowned this Atlanta sushi spot as one of the best in America
 Atlanta has been lauded for its diverse burger scene and its top-notch, finger-licking barbecue, and now we’ve got bragging rights for an international cuisine that originates a long way from the South. Culture website Thrillist recently released its top 31 sushi restaurants in America list, and, wouldn’t you know...

4:31 PM Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Atlanta has been lauded for its diverse burger scene and its top-notch, finger-licking barbecue, and now we’ve got bragging rights for an international cuisine that originates a long way from the South. Culture website Thrillist recently released its top 31 sushi restaurants in America list, and, wouldn’t you know...
MARTA rides to the rescue as commuters try to avoid gridlocked Atlanta streets
 Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice − we know the rest. Atlantans peeked through their windows late Friday morning to see a vision reminiscent of winter 2014, the infamous Snowmageddon. They refused to be held over at their jobs and on the interstate for hours on end for a second time. The dusting of snow and slick roads...

10:17 PM Friday, Dec. 08, 2017

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice − we know the rest. Atlantans peeked through their windows late Friday morning to see a vision reminiscent of winter 2014, the infamous Snowmageddon. They refused to be held over at their jobs and on the interstate for hours on end for a second time. The dusting of snow and slick roads...
4 things to know about sledding your way through Atlanta's weekend of snow
 Clearing out every bread and milk aisle at Atlanta’s grocery stores might have been mission No. 1 for Atlantans preparing for between 1 and 4 inches of snow throughout metro Atlanta and beyond Friday, but there’s a much more thrilling agenda item coming for tonight and Saturday: playing in the snow! It’s been a while...

5:58 PM Friday, Dec. 08, 2017

Clearing out every bread and milk aisle at Atlanta’s grocery stores might have been mission No. 1 for Atlantans preparing for between 1 and 4 inches of snow throughout metro Atlanta and beyond Friday, but there’s a much more thrilling agenda item coming for tonight and Saturday: playing in the snow! It’s been a while...