News Briefs: Bomb threat; parking citations; Decatur makeover

News Briefs: Bomb threat; parking citations; Decatur makeover

Atlanta rapper Drama was arrested July 28 after allegedly making a bomb threat at the Lenox Plaza office building on Peachtree Road in Buckhead. According to our sister publication Buckhead Reporter, the building was evacuated but no injuries were reported and no bomb was found. Drama, born Terence Cook, went to the fifth floor lobby of […]

Read the August issue of INtown online today!

Read the August issue of INtown online today!

Our annual pet pictorial is full of furry, fluffy and feathered friends submitted by readers this summer. Also in this issue: the latest plan to transform Turner Field; must-read books for kids and adults; and where to find some of the city’s best pimento cheese. We also introduce a new special section called Celebrations, with […]

Chaka Khan returns to Atlanta on Aug. 5

Chaka Khan returns to Atlanta on Aug. 5

By Franklin Abbott The Queen of Funk Chaka Khan is coming to Atlanta on Aug. 5. The ten time Grammy winner has sold an estimated 70 million records world wide. Since her debut with the group Rufus from 1973-1978 and her subsequent career as a solo artist, Chaka Khan has become an indelible part of […]

Hundreds of poets to descend on Decatur for National Poetry Slam

Hundreds of poets to descend on Decatur for National Poetry Slam

Nearly 400 poets from around the country and Canada will descend on Decatur Aug. 1-6 for the 2016 National Poetry Slam (NPS) competition. For those who’ve never attended a slam, individuals and teams of poets compete against each other in timed bouts in a series of preliminary matches and semi-final rounds until the top teams […]

Northside Hospital to break ground on new Midtown medical building

Northside Hospital to break ground on new Midtown medical building

Northside Midtown Medical, a new medical office building, will break ground later this year at 1130 West Peachtree and 13th streets. Northside Hospital will occupy a majority of the 12-story, 170,000 square-foot building with the Northside Hospital Imaging Center, primary care offices, cardiology services, urgent care and class-A office space tailored to physician groups. “We […]

Video: Mayor Reed at the Democratic National Convention

Video: Mayor Reed at the Democratic National Convention

In case you missed it, here’s video of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed addressing the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last night.

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