Fellini's owners close East Lake BBQ restaurant

The owners of Fellini’s Pizza and La Fonda Latina appear to have closed the barbecue restaurant that helped a wave of development at a four-corner intersection in East Lake.

A sign posted last week at The Greater Good BBQ says the business is closed and advises patrons to visit its other locations.

Clay Harper and Mike Nelson, who opened the Greater Good outpost in 2016, own the land at Second Avenue and Hosea Williams Drive, as well as the undeveloped parcel to the south. They purchased the…


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Fellini's owners close East Lake BBQ restaurant

Meet the Atlanta advertising director who's Super Bowl commercial 'broke the internet' (Video)

Jeff Maggs was pretty content to stay in his hometown of Pittsburgh. That is, until his oldest daughter weighed in on the matter.

“She said to me, ‘Dad … for our entire lives you’ve told the four of us that we need to be adventurers, explorers, inventors, risk-takers, you’ve done all of that. The only problem is, you’ve done it all in the confines of Pittsburgh. Why don’t you practice what you preach? You like Atlanta. Go for it,’” Maggs recalled during an interview on Atlanta…


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Meet the Atlanta advertising director who's Super Bowl commercial 'broke the internet' (Video)

UGA win over LSU would mean another big payday for Kirby Smart

There’s a lot on the line for the Georgia Bulldogs when they face the LSU Tigers on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium: the SEC Championship. A trip to the College Football Playoffs with a chance to play for the national title. The opportunity to be first team to beat LSU this year. Pride. Memories that will last a lifetime.

For Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart, there’s another big incentive for his team to win: money. Lots of money.

According to the terms of his contract, which was amended after…


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UGA win over LSU would mean another big payday for Kirby Smart

Swarm owner optimistic despite low attendance: ‘We’ll get there, I know we will’

The city rejoiced when Atlanta United captured the MLS Cup last year, breaking the dreaded postseason curse that plagued fans since the Atlanta Braves won the World Series in 1995.

But United wasn’t the first pro sports franchise in Georgia to end the championship drought.

That designation belongs to the lesser-known Georgia Swarm, an indoor lacrosse team that won the National Lacrosse League title two years ago. Swarm co-owner and president Andy Arlotta said he isn’t bothered by the credit…


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Swarm owner optimistic despite low attendance: ‘We’ll get there, I know we will’

Here's how much the Braves made from playoff shares in 2019

The Atlanta Braves got an early Christmas gift after receiving a total of $2,627,987.24 from this year’s postseason appearance.

The Braves are splitting up the pot between themselves and non-players who contributed to their second straight trip to the National League Division Series. Sixty-three full shares, worth $33,623.71 each, were issued by the Braves. They also gave out roughly 12 partial shares and 36 cash awards, Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday.

The Washington Nationals, who…


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Here's how much the Braves made from playoff shares in 2019

Jimmy Carter slept here: Check out this $3.495M Buckhead listing (Photos)

A historic home in Buckhead that played host to President Jimmy Carter on multiple occasions is on the market for $3.495 million.

One of the previous owners of the Mayfair estate was Bert Lance, Carter’s director of the Office of Management and Budget. Lance and his wife LaBelle Lance owned 10 Habersham Way NW from 1975 to 1980, according to the daughter of the current owners, Stephanie Richardson.

Walter Mondale, Carter’s vice president, also visited Mayfair, Richardson said. It also hosted…


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Jimmy Carter slept here: Check out this .495M Buckhead listing (Photos)