Stephanie Toone

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

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Museum Day Live: Get free admission at 42 Georgia museums this Saturday  
 Along with celebrating the beginning of fall, Smithsonian Magazine is adding yet another reason to get excited about the weekend − some free culture peeping to complement your leaf peeping. Museum Day Live! is Saturday, Sept. 22, and offers free admission for two at more than 1,300 museums across the country. More...

Posted: 2 days ago

Along with celebrating the beginning of fall, Smithsonian Magazine is adding yet another reason to get excited about the weekend − some free culture peeping to complement your leaf peeping. Museum Day Live! is Saturday, Sept. 22, and offers free admission for two at more than 1,300 museums across the country. More...
4 Atlanta burgers make list of 100 best burgers in the US
 Atlanta does not scrimp on its burgers.   From the most over-the-top to those that cater to the veggie lover, Atlanta chefs have mastered crafting the juiciest, mouthwatering burgers, and one national critic has taken note.  Thrillist food critic Kevin Alexander took on a one-year quest across 30 cities to identify...

Posted: 2 days ago

Atlanta does not scrimp on its burgers.   From the most over-the-top to those that cater to the veggie lover, Atlanta chefs have mastered crafting the juiciest, mouthwatering burgers, and one national critic has taken note.  Thrillist food critic Kevin Alexander took on a one-year quest across 30 cities to identify...
Hurricane Florence: Airbnb offering free housing for evacuees, relief workers
 Airbnb will help Hurricane Florence evacuees scratch one significant line item off their list − housing. The online vacation rental portal will offer free temporary housing to displaced individuals and relief workers deployed to help between now and Oct. 1. Airbnb hosts in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia have joined...

Posted: 8 days ago

Airbnb will help Hurricane Florence evacuees scratch one significant line item off their list − housing. The online vacation rental portal will offer free temporary housing to displaced individuals and relief workers deployed to help between now and Oct. 1. Airbnb hosts in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia have joined...
Keep the butter, toss the eggs: What to keep, throw away if you lose power during Hurricane Florence
 Thousands of people could lose power in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. >> Read more trending news  During Hurricane Irma, millions of people lost power and thousands of pounds of food spoiled. Even if you follow the golden rules of keeping your food safe, like keeping your refrigerator door closed and placing...

Posted: 10 days ago

Thousands of people could lose power in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. >> Read more trending news  During Hurricane Irma, millions of people lost power and thousands of pounds of food spoiled. Even if you follow the golden rules of keeping your food safe, like keeping your refrigerator door closed and placing...
Keep the butter, toss the eggs: Here’s what to keep, throw away if you lose power during Hurricane Florence
 With millions of people having lost power due to Hurricane Irma, there is bound to be thousands of pounds of spoiled food waiting at the end of this catastrophic storm. Even if you followed the golden rules of keeping your food safe, like keeping your refrigerator door closed and placing your perishable items in the freezer, there...

Posted: 10 days ago

With millions of people having lost power due to Hurricane Irma, there is bound to be thousands of pounds of spoiled food waiting at the end of this catastrophic storm. Even if you followed the golden rules of keeping your food safe, like keeping your refrigerator door closed and placing your perishable items in the freezer, there...
‘Smokey and the Bandit’ will return to these metro Atlanta AMC Theatres to honor Burt Reynolds 
 AMC Theatres will bring one of Burt Reynolds’ most iconic films back on the big screen this month to pay homage to the debonair film legend, who died at the age of 82 Thursday. Reynolds’ 1977 comedy “Smokey and the Bandit” will have a nine-day run in 240 AMC theaters across the country, according to Variety. Fans who...

Posted: 10 days ago

AMC Theatres will bring one of Burt Reynolds’ most iconic films back on the big screen this month to pay homage to the debonair film legend, who died at the age of 82 Thursday. Reynolds’ 1977 comedy “Smokey and the Bandit” will have a nine-day run in 240 AMC theaters across the country, according to Variety. Fans who...
Quiz: How much do you know about Michael Jackson?   
 Today, the world celebrates what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday. Since Jackson’s death, his adoring legion of fans, collaborators and family have honored the King of Pop with tributes, music and films. In his 50 years on earth, Jackson accomplished such feats as producing the best-selling album of all time...

Posted: 22 days ago

Today, the world celebrates what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday. Since Jackson’s death, his adoring legion of fans, collaborators and family have honored the King of Pop with tributes, music and films. In his 50 years on earth, Jackson accomplished such feats as producing the best-selling album of all time...
AJC Celebrating Teachers honoree: Robert Katz
 Robert Katz has a passion for wildlife, and he has shared his knowledge and understanding of the natural world with students in his more than 20-year career in education. Currently, Katz teaches physics at Norcross High School. His road to becoming an educator began as he was working in the field of wildlife biology after finishing his...

Posted: 25 days ago

Robert Katz has a passion for wildlife, and he has shared his knowledge and understanding of the natural world with students in his more than 20-year career in education. Currently, Katz teaches physics at Norcross High School. His road to becoming an educator began as he was working in the field of wildlife biology after finishing his...
AJC honors 10 of metro Atlanta’s top educators with annual Celebrating Teachers Awards 
 For the second year, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is honoring 10 of metro Atlanta most exceptional teachers through its AJC Celebrating Teachers Awards.  The awards program seeks to recognize those educators who have a positive impact on not only their students lives but the community as a whole. Some of the educators selected...

Posted: 25 days ago

For the second year, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is honoring 10 of metro Atlanta most exceptional teachers through its AJC Celebrating Teachers Awards.  The awards program seeks to recognize those educators who have a positive impact on not only their students lives but the community as a whole. Some of the educators selected...
AJC Celebrating teachers honoree: Celeste McNeil Clark
 Celeste McNeil Clark believes in the power of literacy. As a founding teacher at KIPP STRIVE Academy, she has worked to foster a classroom atmosphere that inspires students’ love for learning, confidence in their reading ability and conviction in their writing skills. Her teaching career began 13 years ago with Teach for America in...

Posted: 25 days ago

Celeste McNeil Clark believes in the power of literacy. As a founding teacher at KIPP STRIVE Academy, she has worked to foster a classroom atmosphere that inspires students’ love for learning, confidence in their reading ability and conviction in their writing skills. Her teaching career began 13 years ago with Teach for America in...