• Atlanta Hawks Hosting Naismith Classic Starting Tonight
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    Atlanta Hawks Hosting Naismith Classic Starting Tonight

    The Atlanta Hawks continues to prove why they are one of the best organizations in all of sports. They do so much in the community and host several events to give back. Starting tonight, they will showcase some of the best basketball players in the state. The Atlanta Hawks will host the Naismith Classic as it features some of the top schools in the state. We know that universities play vital roles in sports and many of these players will take their talents there. The games will be held on Thursday, Dec. 9 and Friday, Dec. 10 at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (Atlanta) and on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Norcross…

  • AJ Dewberry Hosts 4th Annual Feed the Homeless Event in Atlanta
    Events,  Georgia,  Life

    AJ Dewberry Hosts 4th Annual Feed the Homeless Event in Atlanta

    AJ Dewberry, owner of Level 10 Repairs, plans to feed 1,000 people in metro Atlanta this holiday season during its 4th Annual Feed the Homeless event on Sunday, Dec.20th. For four years, Dewberry has organized his annual event to provide members of the community with food, clothing, toiletries and entertainment. “I feel that my purpose is to leave an impact on many people. What motivates me to do the things that I do for the community is the look on people’s faces and the fulfillment that I get from it. We have clothing sponsors from different brands that donated at least 20 pieces of clothing and will be joining us…

  • Explore Georgia Awards Tourism Project Grants for 2021
    Events,  Georgia

    Explore Georgia Awards Tourism Project Grants for 2021

    Explore Georgia, Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) tourism division, announced today that it has awarded more than $75,000 in tourism product development grants to 13 new and expanding projects across the state. The Community Funding Program allows communities to expand, enhance and improve their appeal as a destination for tourists and leverage tourism as a driver of economic impact.   “While Georgia’s tourism industry has felt the painful effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, by providing funding for these 13 projects the tourism product development grants will support the safe recovery of the industry throughout the entire state,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson. “I want to thank…

  • OREO What's Your Stuf Campaign Invades Atlanta
    Events,  Family,  Georgia

    OREO What’s Your Stuf Campaign Invades Atlanta This Weekend

    As part of the brand’s What’s Your Stuf? campaign, OREO is bringing playfulness to a bustling area of Midtown Atlanta to ask its fans to answer the age-old question: What is the perfect OREO cookie-to-creme ratio? Atlanta cookie-lovers will get to vote for their ideal level of stuf by sliding down one of the five lanes: OREO Thins, OREO Original, OREO Double Stuf, OREO Mega Stuf, or the OREO Most Stuf. An on-site leaderboard will tally results in real-time and everyone who stops by will receive a sample of their OREO cookie of choice!   DETAILS AT A GLANCE: WHO: OREO, America’s Favorite Cookie WHAT: OREO is bringing a larger-than-life, five-lane slide to Atlantic Station…

  • Pearle Vision and OneSight Brings Vision Clinic To Atlanta
    Events,  Georgia,  Kids

    Pearle Vision and OneSight Brings Vision Clinic To Atlanta

    The national program ABSee, powered by Pearle Vision and OneSight, will bring high-quality eye care to children in need through an upcoming vision clinic at a school in Atlanta. Pearle Vision, one of the largest optical retailers in North America, and OneSight, a global vision care nonprofit, partnered earlier this month to form ABSee. The two organizations understand that access to quality eye care is critical to help children unlock their true potential and achieve their dreams. Volunteers from Atlanta-area Pearle Vision locations and OneSight will work together to provide eye exams and glasses to hundreds of students from Atlanta Heights Charter School. During a two-day vision care clinic, volunteers…

  • Champ Bailey Hosting Tailgate for ND Game
    Events,  Georgia

    Champ Bailey Hosting Tailgate for ND Game

    UGA legend and Pro Football hall of Famer Champ Bailey is hosting “The Player’s Reception” prior to the UGA vs. Notre Dame football game on Saturday, Sept. 21. The star-studded tailgate and networking event is open to fans of both teams. WHAT: “The Players Reception” is on-site VIP hospitality experience that connects fans with legends prior to sporting events. Pro Football Hall of Famer and UGA Legend Champ Bailey is hosting this high-end, pre-game experience prior to the UGA versus Notre Dame game. The fully catered event will include unlimited food and drinks for the duration of the six-hour event. Complimentary shuttles will transport fans to the stadium. The Players…

  • Extraordinary Georgia Camp Helps Grieving Kids
    Events,  Georgia

    Extraordinary Georgia Camp Helps Grieving Kids

    The Experience Camp at Camp Blue Ridge in Mountain City, GA (for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver from the SE United States) takes place later this month, July 29 – August 3. WHAT: This summer, July 29 – August 3, at Camp Blue Ridge in Mountain City, GA, boys and girls from the Southeast will come together to spend a week at “Experience Camp.” Experience Camps provide free, one-week camps for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver.Along with swimming, arts and crafts, and team sports, the kids take part in bereavement activities including sharing circles where they are encouraged to…

  • Head to 2nd Annual La Fête du Rosé Wine and Music Festival
    Events,  Georgia

    Head to 2nd Annual La Fête du Rosé Wine and Music Festival

    Following a second postponement due to inclement weather in Atlanta, organizers of La Fête du Rosé wine and music festival have announced that the second annual event will now take place on Saturday, June 29 from 12 PM to 8 PM in Piedmont Park. The festival will feature an all-star entertainment lineup including Mannie Fresh, DJ Stormy, DJ Jay Envy, The Mad Violinist Ashanti Floyd, and more. In addition, Krystal Garner of BET’s “The Grand Hustle” will serve as emcee. Members of the press wishing to attend and cover the upcoming event may contact Elle Schmidt at elle@thespearsgroup.com for additional information regarding media opportunities. More than 2,200 guests attended the inaugural La Fête du Rosé Atlanta on Saturday, May 5, 2018. To…

  • My 6 Favorite Moments from Raw Atlanta
    Events,  Georgia,  Wrestling

    My 6 Favorite Moments from Raw Atlanta

    As we all know, Raw invaded Atlanta and they had a huge show planned. After last week’s debacle where the crowd was dead for a damn good Raw, Atlanta had to do better. Unfortunately, I wasn’t there because my daughter had her banquet, but I still caught it. The WWE already planned the 70th birthday for the legendary Ric Flair. There were a few legends that would be in attendance to honor the 16-time champ. Later on, it was announced that Roman Reigns would show up to give an update on his cancer treatment. With guys like Batista and the Rock in Atlanta, it was rumored they could also show…

  • WWE Raw Comes to Atlanta This Coming Monday
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    WWE Raw Comes to Atlanta This Coming Monday

    With the WWE coming off the Elimination Chamber PPV and head to Fastlane, they come to Atlanta. That’s right, Monday Night Raw will be at the State Farm Arena on February 25th and all the stars will be there. Last week, it was announced the Degeneration-X will headline the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H also announced four of the top stars in NXT will debut on Raw. Ricochet, Aleister Black, Tommaso Ciampi and Johnny Gargano all made impressive debuts. Ricochet aided the new Intercontinental Champ, Finn Balor as he was jumped by Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush. Ricochet went on the team with Finn Balor to defeat them…

  • Head to Fan Fest at the Battery Atlanta This Weekend
    Events,  Georgia

    Head to Fan Fest at the Battery Atlanta This Weekend

    The Battery Atlanta invites you to a weekend celebration of all things football as we host Fan Fest February 2 & 3! This fun, free event will be held in the Plaza from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 2 and from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 3 during The SunTrust Confidence Classic. Put your talent to the test as a quarterback, receiver and kicker during the skills challenge – or maybe you’d rather test your football knowledge with an interactive trivia game hosted by Braves in-game host Mark Owens on the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage. Don’t miss The Battery Atlanta spirit squad performing on the Spanish…

  • Harlem Globetrotters Offering Free Tickets This Weekend
    Basketball,  Events,  Family,  Georgia

    Harlem Globetrotters Offering Free Tickets to Government Workers

    The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced today that the team is offering complimentary game tickets to any U.S. government employee currently on furlough to the 2019 Fan Powered North American tour.  The Globetrotters have two games at State Farm Arena on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2:30 p.m., plus one game at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Any U.S. government employee currently on furlough can show their valid government ID at their local box office and receive two complimentary tickets to a Harlem Globetrotter game in North America while supplies last.  The offer is only valid during the current…

  • Jermaine Dupri Celebrate 25 Years of So So Def
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    Jermaine Dupri Celebrate 25 Years of So So Def

    If you’re from Georgia, you know that a lot of great music coming from the peach state. If you follow hip hop, you probably associate Outkast as being the GOATs in the A. Later on, guys like Ludacris, T.I., Jeezy, Pastor Troy and Killer Mike took reins. After that, guys like Future, Gucci Mane, Waka Flacka Flame and 2 Chainz. The newer generation has the likes of Young Thug, Migos, Future, Lil Yachty, 21 Savage and Cyhi the Prynce. What many people don’t know is that Jermaine Dupri put Atlanta on the map before them. Back in the bass era where guys like Kilo Ali, Raheem the Dream, Freak Nasty…

  • Win Atlanta United Tickets with Peach Pass

    Win Atlanta United Tickets with Peach Pass

    With Atlanta United in the top 2 of the MLS standings and the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes slated to open later this year, Peach Pass is offering four Georgia residents an opportunity to celebrate both with tickets to see Atlanta United or Atlanta United 2 in action. With Atlanta United having such a great season, use 10Bet to place money on them also. Peach Pass is offering a pair of Atlanta United game tickets for the Saturday, Sept. 22, match against Real Salt Lake at Mercedes Benz Stadium. In addition, Peach Pass is offering a pair of Atlanta United 2 game tickets for each of the following matches at Coolray…

  • Hot Rod Power Tour 2018 Rolls Into Hampton Georgia
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    Hot Rod Power Tour 2018 Rolls Into Hampton Georgia

    The 24th annual HOT ROD Power Tour rolls through the heartland of hot rod culture. It’s more than just a traveling car show–it’s the largest hot rod road trip in the world. Classic cars and hot rods travel city to city, over 1,300 miles, enjoying the people and stops along the way. The highly anticipated seven-day, seven-city journey is expected to bring together more than 6,000 vehicles and 100,000-plus spectators, June 9-15, 2018. Those interested in joining the excitement can register now at hotrod.com/events/power-tour. HOT ROD Power Tour welcomes all makes and models of hot rods, street rods, custom trucks, muscle cars, and performance machines of every vintage and nameplate. For many,…

  • Basketball Camp
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    Highlights From Lou Williams Annual Basketball Camp

    This past week NBA veteran guard, Lou Williams, of the Los Angeles Clippers and the Lou Williams Foundation hosted their 13th annual Lou Will Camp. This 4-day summer camp focuses on teaching basketball skills to children and teens ages 7-17. Lou Williams, alongside of trained coaching staff, spent the week helping the kids learn basic and complex hoop skills including – defensive stances, footwork, shooting skills and more. Every year Lou brings out some of the best athletes and entertainers to the camp to give the youth advice towards working on their dreams, executing, the importance of education and more. This year Lou had a host of diverse talent surprise…

  • RaceTrac #TalkingTailgating #ad
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    Head to RaceTrac for All Your Tailgating Needs

    This post was brought to you by RaceTrac, I received compensation to write about this post but all opinions expressed are my own. Who’s looking forward to Saturdays now that college football is in full swing? In Georgia, there’s nothing like riding around Athens to see all those Georgia flags waving from almost every car. You haven’t done anything until you get the chance to tailgate, whether it’s with friends, family or complete strangers. It doesn’t matter your race, color, creed or any of that because you all share the same passion which is food, fun and football. Some people may ask, what exactly goes on at a tailgating party?…

  • Pollo Tropical
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    Pollo Tropical Grand Opening in Newnan Saturday

    Pollo Tropical is celebrating its new Atlanta area location in Newnan, this Saturday, August 13, with a Grand Opening Party. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring a live DJ, Spin & Win, balloon twisting, face painting, and other fun family activities. The first 100 customers will receive a free 1/4 chicken with rice and beans AND be entered into a drawing to win free chicken for a year! Grand Opening Party Date: Saturday, August 13th Address: 580 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan, GA 30265   Day of Schedule           10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. – Live DJ           10:30 a.m. – Doors Open! First 100 customers at Pollo…