Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)
Something remarkable happened as the cheating case, which dates back to 2005, unfolded. Over the last 13 years, Atlanta students have made significant progress on another test, the widely respected National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), administered through the Education Department and considered the "gold standard" of educational testing in the U.S.
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Atlanta has, in my experience, never been the easiest place to be an entrepreneur.
"The choices you make determine your future," Messiah Harris, 15, calmly attested. Sitting in a white-metal lawn chair, the son of Grammy-award winning Atlanta rapper T.I. reflected on the message of his first film Sons 2 The Grave.
Once upon a time, "geek" was considered a derisive label. The word alone conjured images of suspenders, pocket protectors, and wedgies. But with time, that has changed, as those skills formally relegated to geekdom have proven to be fundamental in a technology-driven economy.
Police arrested a suburban Atlanta special education teacher after she held a special needs student upside down inside a trash can.
Her mom nervously took a few steps closer, then the bride broke the news that the wedding was taking place later that day and not months from then.
With southern charm comes a humble nature. While Atlanta has a number of great entrepreneurial success stories, very few were known nationally -- until recently.
Last spring, Nicolas got the opportunity of a lifetime: to perform on the main stage at a massive music festival.
Building energy use policies begin to address this critical knowledge gap. Atlanta's new ordinance, for example, combines several powerful tools that together can provide unparalleled insight into these valuable assets.
With most vegetables there is always a part we throw away -- from the tops of fennel to the stems of beets. And while sometimes we make use of them in stock, chef Steven Satterfield of Atlanta's Miller Union believes there's more to these throwaways than meets the eye.
Other places just don't have Ms. Ann's "burger cooking hands" or her secret seasoning that she kept as guarded as a winning lottery jackpot ticket.
From sky-scraping metropoles to up-and-coming centers breaking the "large town" mold, cities come in all shapes and sizes. But with that diversity comes one simple truth: no city is perfect.
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Little Jimmy was a God-loving man, but also a lover of people and good times. He loved Coney Island and the July 4th contest where he and I could celebrate America, and then stroll post-contest to Ruby's on the boardwalk.