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WATCH: SaportaReport hosts runoff race’s first mayoral candidate forum Article

‘It will be wonderful to have a woman back in office’

Ask Mayor Kasim Reed a question - he’ll answer one per week Article

Do you ever wish you could spend almost a whole minute with the mayor?

Former contestant Cathy Woolard to host mayoral candidate conversations Article

The former hizzoner hopeful hasn’t endorsed Norwood or Bottoms, but she wants to help voters choose

Mayoral race: The political clout of Atlanta’s airport vendors Article

‘Airport money has helped fuel Atlanta politics for decades and has sporadically delivered scandal’

Countdown: Georgia Dome Demolition Article

The Atlanta Falcons’ old stadium will soon be converted to rubble

Atlantans mull fate of Confederate monuments and street signs Article

‘It doesn’t change history to take these monuments down’

Medicaid expansion in Georgia? Article

Don’t hold your breath

Policy wonk: Bottoms now where Norwood was in 2009 mayoral race Article

Mayor Kasim Reed’s favored candidate is no shoo-in, says GSU policy expert

Fulton election results show clear borders of support for mayoral candidates Article

How did your ‘hood vote in the mayoral race?

Georgia Dems snag some state House seats Article

The vacant posts used to be manned by Republicans

Making Moves Article

Hip-hop artist Mari makes waves at A3C and on the web (SPONSORED) | more...

Election Day: Polls close some time at night... probably Article

Secretary of State yanks polling hours from its My Voter Page site

Election Day: Where to party with mayoral candidates Article

After today, six of the eight mayoral candidates will be able to take a load off

After Texas attack, Kwanza Hall is ‘rededicated’ to gun control push Article

The mayoral candidate says, if elected, he’ll lobby the Legislature for a crackdown

VoteATL! Article

Join CL’s Twitter conversation about today’s elections!

Atlanta Hawks v. Cleveland Cavs: The mysterious silver ring fiasco Article

What the hell just fell out of the Cleveland coach’s mouth?

Hours after Texas massacre, Real Housewives of Atlanta banter floods Twitter Article

Some social media users enraged at public’s ability to ‘entertain the pain away’

Gov. Deal on NYC terror: Don’t rule out Beltline attack Article

‘We all know it’s a possibility and impossible to predict’

Georgia teen’s murder captured on Snapchat Article

The alleged killer sent the video to peers, one of whom is a cop’s daughter

In wake of Texas shooting, Georgia gubernatorial candidate calls for churchgoers to carry guns Article

State Sen. Michael Williams: ‘Churchgoers must be vigilant’

Keisha Lance Bottoms campaign logged some sketchy contributions Article

Airport contractors used shell companies to circumvent donation limits

Parents of “Baby A.J.” to meet again with Emory officials Article

Family’s legal team says toddler recovering from abdominal infection

Cathy Woolard on Texas attack: ‘It’s time to talk about gun reform’ Article

‘Our residents are worried about the gun violence that happens on a regular basis’

GSU professor gets $400,000 to study photosynthesis Article

How do plants eat the sun’s rays?

Shady locksmiths snatching up business, preying on customers Article

Clandestine companies change names to keep people guessing who they can trust

Sen. David Perdue: D.C. unfazed by $20-plus trillion national debt Article

‘Wake up, Washington!,’ says U.S. senator

Democrats vying for more leverage at Gold Dome Article

Left-leaners aim to reclaim some clout at the Capitol on Election Day

Trump’s Twitter deactivated for 15 minutes Article

It’s not Atlanta news, but it’s hilarious

Georgia attorney general ditches secretary of state’s defense team Article

The move comes after a server with election data was mysteriously wiped clean

‘Blair Witch-esque’ tapes discovered in metro Atlanta Article

Atlanta Redditor and Geocache enthusiast stumbles upon some creepy footage

Arts Agenda: Nov. 2-Dec. 6 Article

A roundup of upcoming theater, visual arts, comedy, film, and more events

Gen. Larry ‘Pants on the Ground’ Platt: Confederate statues ‘are trying to drive the black folks out of the community’ Article

The committee deliberating on the fate of Rebel relics held its first public hearing yesterday

CBS report takes low blows at mayoral contenders Article

Shouldn’t the article have been filed as an opinion piece?

Donald Glover for mayor Article

Fear of a Black Mecca: Dispatches (far) from the 2017 campaign trail | more...

Atlanta rappers back Keisha Lance Bottoms’ mayoral bid Article

Ludacris, T.I., and Lil Yachty have stumped for the current mayor’s favorite candidate

Watch classic Saturday morning cartoons for a cause Article

Plus: Atlanta municipal candidates discuss artists and art workers and Chastain Park Arts Festival offers an array of arts and crafts

Get your Election Day edumacation! Article

With less than a week until Election Day, it’s time for the undecideds to study up

Born to roll Article

Ford’s campaign featuring local women is a marketing success story

John Eaves condemns state’s rejection of Fulton’s tax digest Article

School systems, sans tax cash, taking state to court

WSB-TV to air Georgia Dome demo Article

Out with the old, in with the new, leaky Mercedes-Benz Stadium

U.S. Sen. David Perdue plugs immigration reform after Manhattan terror attack Article

The Republican Georgia senator wants ‘reduce overall immigration by half’

Peter Aman’s Halloween poetry: I’m running against ghosts and ghouls Article

The mayoral candidate dropped some spooky rhymes on the competition

Public hearing tonight for Atlanta’s Confederate Monuments Advisory Committee Article

Come one, come all to help determine the fate of the city’s Rebel relics

Mayoral madness pt. 2 Article

Locals sound off on the mayoral race

Mayoral madness pt. 3 Article

The election is tomorrow!

School’s out for Election Day... in a few metro Atlanta districts Article

If you’re a parent grinding at a 9-to-5, you might need to ring the babysitter

Mayoral madness, pt. 1 Article

Locals sound off on the mayoral race

Poll: Secretary of State Brian Kemp feelin’ smug in second place Article

But Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle is still topping the charts for the GOP’s gubernatorial primary

Anti-Trump activists mask up for Halloween protest Article

Resist Trump Tuesdays is rallying at Woodruff Park

‘Avengers’ cast hosts benefit reading of ‘Our Town’ for Puerto Rico relief Article

The stars aim to extend their super powers beyond the screen

Atlanta mayoral candidates campaign with Reddit Article

Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders did it; so why not local politicos?

Read! 10/31/17: Andr̩ 3000 ready for nuclear winter if Trump-Kim beef goes south Article

Plus, a North Carolina native keeps one of his Oval Offices just outside Atlanta

SEE and DO: Demetri Martin Article

Comedian stops by Center Stage for his Let’s Get Awkward Tour | more...

Stream the VoteLocal Mayoral Forum here Article

It’s the last one before we hit the polls on Nov. 7

Jen Kirkman never slows down Article

The quick-witted comedian hits Atlanta on her ‘All New Material, Girl’ tour | more...

WATCH: Going deep with the Atlanta Hawks Article

We speak to players about important basketball stuff like how the pick & roll works and what happens when you die

Celebrate souls that have passed at All Souls Altars and Parade of the Dead in L5P Article

Plus: An evening of Halloween fun at Krog Street Market and a handsy workshop at Atlanta Clay Works

How Atlanta didn’t decriminalize marijuana - and who’s being hailed as if it did Article

Some mayoral candidates are being applauded for championing a weed law overhaul that never happened

Brent Star reads scary stories during Drag Queen Storytime Article

Plus: ‘The Color Purple’ heads to the Fox Theatre and Java Cats Caf̩ screens ‘Hocus Pocus’ with furry friends

Killer Mike: Vincent Fort for mayor - Next up, me. Article

“Atlanta is in a very dire time right now,” says the Run The Jewels rapper

Elevate returns to ‘Enlighten’ Article

Downtown gets an art injection this weekend

SEE and DO: Trevor Noah Article

‘The Daily Show’ host stops by Cobb Energy Centre this Sat., Oct. 14 | more...

SEE and DO: Yvonne Orji Article

‘Insecure’ star and accomplished stand-up headlines the Punchline comedy club | more...

Arts Agenda: Oct. 12-Nov. 1 Article

A roundup of upcoming theater, visual arts, comedy, film events, and more

Innovators and creatives explore the subversive art of pushing an agenda Article

SOAP Goods Creative, Facet Gallery and AC3 provide a soapbox at the PROPAGANDA! art show

Atlanta Comic Convention swoops into town Article

Plus: Art Camp promotes self-expression and Shakespeare’s Tavern presents ‘Macbeth’ | more...

SEE and DO: Whitney Cummings Article

Comedian, actress and writer stops by Buckhead Theatre for hybrid book/stand-up tour | more...

Radcliffe Bailey: Made in Atlanta Article

Lauded visual artist talks living and creating in the city

Best of Atlanta 2017: Cityscape Article

Celebrate the city’s top civic heroes, problem-solvers and more

Brian Regan refuses to hang up his hat Article

Comedy veteran and family man talks keeping it fresh and squeaky clean

The state of transgender access to health care in Georgia Article

New report paints a dire picture

Roll Call: DJ/Producer Stan Zeff Article

The London native talks about his house music party, Tambor, and more

Discover ADAC puts design in the forefront Article

Plus: Bring the streets to life at Pop-Up Chalk Festival | more...

Nikia Phoenix’s Black Girl Beautiful takes Atlanta Article

Nikia Phoenix’s Black Girl Beautiful takes Atlanta

FEATURED: Art battle Article

The expansion of public art was put in jeopardy when City officials reintroduced an ordinance that would make it more difficult to put murals on privately owned property.

FEATURED: It takes a village Article

The quarterly Village Market ATL invites the community to shop, be entertained, gain knowledge and fellowship.

Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA swings into Atlantic Station Article

Plus: See (and hear) abstract art at the Atlanterium AV Festival and unlock an evening of magic at Harry Potter(y) Night | more...

Peachtree-Pine’s next chapter Article

The Southeast’s largest homeless shelter changes hands and faces new challenges

Killer Mike calls for mayoral candidates to strive for ‘Black Mecca’ Article

Hizzoner hopefuls hashed out plans for affordable housing, income inequality and criminal justice reform at ONE Musicfest’s recent forum

After Party: Inside Controllerise Article

Weekly producer gathering shines a light on underground hip-hop talent while building a community
Every Thursday night, Slice Pizza on Piedmont Ave. is ground zero for the most cutting edge hip-hop beats emanating from Atlanta’s underground. Controllerise was conceived by Chris Wilkes, aka STLNDRMS, and Mike Harr as their effort, grassroots as it may be, to facilitate the overwhelming amount of raw talent they saw brewing around them at nearly every turn. “We have a huge mainstream... | more...

SEE and DO: Noah Gardenswartz Article

Atlanta comedy fixture returns to Laughing Skull Lounge for three nights | more...

‘It’ sends in the clown for satisfying scares Article

Hefty Stephen King adaptation tries a little too hard, but young ensemble carries viewers over the long haul

Racist photos and LGBTQ bar closures: A tale of two apologies Article

Assessing a pair of possibly discriminatory Labor Day incidents

Hey DJ: DJ Ape’s top 5 Article

Local spinner on the rise ranks her favorite trap rappers
TRAP RAP: DJ Ape mixing music in the studio | more...

Funny people: Ian Aber’s Surrogates Article

PUPPET MASTER: “Surrogates” host/showrunner Ian Aber
Stand-up comedy is comprised of two elements: the written material and the physical performance. While each is not always developed at the same speed, aspiring comedians must develop their own comedic voice and find the right style to match each joke in order to prosper in front of hungry audiences. But what if you had to use someone else as a vehicle for your jokes? Could you convey your voice... | more...

Indie Craft Experience’s fall market hosts 50-plus makers Article

Plus: Relax, Read, Refresh with Atlanta Contemporary and welcome cooler weather with O4W Fall Festival | more...

ONE Musicfest hosts City of Atlanta Mayoral Panel Candidate Forum Article

Killer Mike leads a conversation with the city’s political hopefuls

New release Atlanta Noir pulls back the curtain on Atlanta’s secrets Article

Catch four of the contributors at the Decatur Book Festival on Sat., Sept. 2.

Atlanta mayoral race still jam-packed after qualifications week Article

13 candidates remain, and councilwomen lead in the polls

Overcoming stigma at Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Article

#LoveWins, and so does knowing your HIV status

SEE and DO: Roast of Daenerys Targaryen Article

1UP Comedy’s latest roast arrives just in time for Dragon Con | more...

Welcome to After Hours Article

CL’s new insider look at nightlife in Atlanta
When the sun goes down in the ATL, another side of the city rears its head... | more...

Atlanta’s next mayor could determine the fate of Confederate Ave., other Civil War relics Article

Civil rights icon Andrew Young says city shouldn’t waste time, resources tearing down archaic installations

‘Logan Lucky’ breezes through Southern-fried heist comedy Article

‘Ocean’s 7/11’ marks a playful comeback for filmmaker Steven Soderbergh

Barry Lee’s ‘fuck you’ to ableism Article

The local artist is done with your sympathy

Arts Agenda: Aug. 17-Sept. 13 Article

A roundup of upcoming theater, visual arts, comedy, film events and more