Metro Atlanta Living: West End attracts millennials

West End is a name that, in the past, would put many homebuyers off because of its past reputation for crime, unemployment and plummeting property values. Today, West End is enjoying some of the fruit of the la...

Work It! Local LGBT business leaders on the move

National Center for Civil & Human Rights appoints new CEO The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. recently announced Derreck Kayongo as its new CEO. With more than 15 years of experience in ...
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’10’ opening up in spot of Five Napkins Burger as local version of gay fave ‘Hamburger Mary’s’?

When Five Napkin Burger closed less than a year in business at the spot at 10th Street and Piedmont where the gay fave Nickiemotos was once located, speculation arose of what would now go into the new vacant space in the heart of the gayborhood.

Well, tonetoatl.com (Tomorrow's News Today), a real estate blog, is reporting the restaurant 10 is going in the new spot. And according to its owners, it will be a "bistro by day and gay bar by night."

Toneatl.com said a banner making the announcement went up Tuesday, Sept. 25, and two owners were on site but refused to reveal much information.

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Home & Real Estate: ‘Glimmer of hope’ seen in Atlanta’s housing market

If there are five houses for sale on one block priced at about $300,000 each, how do you make your house stand out to potential buyers?

First, make sure your house is in “perfect marketing condition,” including a renovated bathroom and kitchen, said Barb Rowland, Realtor for Common Ground Real Estate based in Decatur.

“The house must look like it’s staged, ready to move in,” she said. “People want a good value.”

Justin Ziegler, also a Realtor with Common Ground, has been in the business for just over two years. He said people don’t always have the imagination to see a house on the market the way it could be after they move in, so it is important to make sure it looks like it is ready to move in immediately.