Restaurateur Ebony Austin details her quest to elevate Southern comfort food

Atlanta has long been a hotbed for entrepreneurs, but recently a barrage of new restaurants have been opening up and catering to the urban professional crowd with a renewed spin on the comfort food that the South is famous for serving. Serial female entrepreneur Ebony Austin recently opened Nouveau Bar & Grill in College Park, […]

Diners start fight, avoid paying restaurant tab on Mother’s Day

This past Mother’s Day, families gathered at Kiku Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar in East Point, Georgia, for a peaceful dinner. Instead, some got involved in a fight between customers and restaurant staff all over a smile. According to witness statements, an employee was cleaning a table and smiling when a customer said “Why you […]

Black mom shot outside upscale Atlanta mall

Violet Lambert, a 55-year- old black mother, was shot at least once in the eye, outside Macy’s department store at Atlanta’s Cumberland Mall on Monday, according to Cobb County, Ga., police. Police say triggerman Danny Ray Brown, 59, shot multiple times at a good Samaritan running to help Lambert, before calmly leaving the scene. Witnesses […]

Brandon Frame brings ‘The Black Man Can Institute’ to Atlanta

At 25 years old, Brandon Frame has a strong passion to help young boys of color succeed, hence his role as director of business partnerships and Program Development at Hartford, Conn.’s High School Inc., which led him to create educational programs to empower young men. The Morehouse College graduate developed TheBlackManCan.org toaid the positive development […]