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ajc on October 31st, 2011

During recent coverage of the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, a television host urged viewers to stay tuned for a treat: the slain civil rights leader’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in its entirety.

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Seventeen years after the first plan was unveiled to build a major transit hub in downtown Atlanta, the Georgia Department of Transportation is trying again.

Continue reading about ‘Gulch’ transit hub plans shift out of idle


ajc on October 31st, 2011

The greater the turmoil in the markets and the economy, the more Don Wilson’s phone rings. The clients of Atlanta-based Brightworth, where Wilson is director of portfolio management, are not casual observers.

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ajc on October 31st, 2011

Employers who think the biggest workplace concern about employee use of social media websites is the productive time lost when employees check their Facebook pages at work are sadly misinformed.

Continue reading about Biz Voices: Social media rules pose risks


Despite the financial turmoil in Europe, the euro is still worth about $1.40. So the relatively strong exchange rate is pushing many French companies to open offices in the United States, a growing number of them in metro Atlanta, says François Delattre, France’s ambassador to the United States.

Continue reading about French firms ‘want to produce in the dollar zone’


LAS VEGAS – Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was known to swill gin and bring showgirls everywhere while he was in office.

Continue reading about ‘Broads’ to chat sports, Vegas at ex-mayor’s joint


Growing up in South Florida, Alli Webb, learned first hand how perilous humidity could be to a blowout.

Continue reading about Blowout experts at Drybar straighten out Atlanta


There was the year of Dr. Ruth. There was the time when Carl Bernstein and Barry Scheck were on the same bill, and of course there was the year Leonard Nimoy of “Star Trek” fame showed up.

Continue reading about All grown up, Jewish book festival turns 20


In director Alexander Greenfield’s new production of “Sweeney Todd,” the clamor of 19th-century London is compressed into a morguelike room, where cadavers lie in repose in coffinlike drawers and body parts float in jars of formaldehyde, the better to illustrate Mrs.

Continue reading about Theater review: Fabrefaction’s impressive ‘Sweeney Todd’


ajc on October 31st, 2011

The Acunto pizza oven lays claim as the Maserati of kitchen equipment – beautiful, sleek and powerful.

Continue reading about Decatur is a town to dine for