Inman Park's Krog Street Tunnel is one of Atlanta's premiere street art venues. The walls lining the tunnel and interior columns have been tagged and re-tagged with various symbols, graffiti and posters. But until quite recently, no one had used the tunnel's walls for a marriage proposal.
That's exactly how Sean Lanoue proposed to his now fiance Neon Douglass on Jan. 26.
“It was a big surprise. Big surprise,” Douglass told GA Voice today, who of course said "yes!"
Lines formed to get into Mary's in East Atlanta on Friday, Aug. 17, for its annual Madonna-Rama bash, a celebration of the birth of the Queen of Pop that had people squeezing, swaying and sweating to decades of Madonna hits and favorites. DJ Diablo Rojo, wearing a special "Hey Mister DJ" t-shirt (that later came off) was manning the tables as he laid down the beats of the queen who has earned her place forever a gay icon.
She's still speaking out on behalf of LGBT equality and making trouble, currently being sued by Russian activists angered and offended she dared to advocate for gay equality during her tour in St. Petersburg.
People packed the bar and sang loudly to Madonna favorites as videos of the pop legend played on screens throughout the bar. Upstairs in the Boozy Cougar, Lourdes "herself" was serving up cocktails for fans of her mother. The party is considered one of Mary's most popular annual parties.
SkateBoyz ATL gathered Aug. 8 at Metro Skates on Metropolitan Parkway for its weekly Wednesday skating night.
The LGBT skating organization was formed as a place for those who love to rollerskate to get together for fun, parties as well as providing community service, including conducting HIV tests at the rink.