Atlanta

Cactus House under new ownership

It looks like there's going to be a new owner of Cactus House. The Midtown eatery has just changed hands, What Now Atlanta reported on June 1. Ten Atlanta's owner, James Nelson, purchased the notable Atla...

Special Olympics International celebrates 50 years

July 20, 1968. 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from the US and Canada gather to compete in the first Special Olympics International (SOI) Summer Games. Held in Chicago, the event proves so success...

In Memoriam: Lendon Sadler

If you look up ‘fabulous’ in Wikipedia, you’ll see a picture of Lendon Sadler. If that isn’t true, it should be. When I first met Lendon, around 1968 in Atlanta, he also went by Babalu Bebe Mbutu. But just...

Atlanta Makes 10

Just before noon on April 29, Nino Fortson asked Facebook friends what kind of person would go around with guns looking for people? Two Sundays later, Nino was dead, a victim of gun violence. Gunshots ring...