Stone Mountain Park

A petition urges Atlanta-based Coca Cola to "stop sponsoring racism". It calls on the company to stop supporting events at Stone Mountain Park. (Credit: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

Racism And The Confederacy: Coca Cola Being Asked To Stop Sponsoring Events At Stone Mountain.

The orange banner read “Heritage of Hate: Coke stop sponsoring racism”. It was attached to balloons and was meant to obscure the face of Stone Mountain, inside the park bearing the same name, about 30 […]

WAOK-AM–08/24/2015

(Credit: Courtesy of fernbankmuseum.org)

Best Places To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near Atlanta

Whether looking for a romantic spot to find the Big Dipper or just a place to gaze at the infinite number of stars in the sky, there are many places near Atlanta to do so. While getting outside the city limits might be in order for some outdoor viewing, there are also a few indoor places for star and moon gazing within the city’s perimeter.

07/18/2015

The SCLC, founded by Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., says that all symbols of the Confederacy must be removed from society. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

SCLC Founded By Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Says “All Aspects Of The Confederacy Must Be Removed From Our Society”

“No reflection of our history should be related to any degree to enhance the Confederacy as we know it”, says Dr. Charles Steele, national president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Steele, who heads the […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2015

Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose recently joined other groups at the Georgia Capitol calling for the removal of Confederate emblems on state property and for the end of Confederate Memorial Day. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Atlanta NAACP Says “They Can Sand Blast Lee, Jefferson Davis, And Jackson” Off Stone Mountain

The Atlanta Chapter of the NAACP is calling for the removal of the Confederacy from Stone Mountain Park. Local chapter president Richard Rose says, “It is time for Georgia and other Southern states to end […]

WAOK-AM–07/13/2015

best of big creek greenway

Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Atlanta

Atlanta is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the South. Here are some trails that are safe for the entire family.

04/10/2015

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Guide To Visiting Atlanta For The Holidays

If you have a lot of friends and family coming to Atlanta for the holidays, but you don’t know what to do with them, check out our guide to some of the best events in town this year.

11/22/2014

(Credit: Sonia Murray/CBS Local)

Guide To A Long Weekend In Atlanta

Do not waste your next long weekend with the humdrum of regular daily tasks. Try one or two of these fun activities in our guide to a long weekend in Atlanta. Get out and explore your city!

06/21/2014

(Credit: Sonia Murray/CBS Local)

How To Celebrate Memorial Day In Atlanta

While the first official day of summer 2014 doesn’t occur until June 21, the season gets underway a little earlier with the advent of Memorial Day on May 26. Some of Atlanta’s most beloved destinations and attractions will play host to a slew of activities throughout the three-day Memorial weekend.

05/09/2014

(Credit: http://callanwolde.org/christmas-at-callanwolde/photos-of-christmas-past/)

Best Places To Go Caroling Near Atlanta

While there’s really nothing wrong with walking the streets and singing some seasonal classics to the entertainment of those who pass by, this talent might be most appreciated at a few of the “carol-centric” organized events around town.

11/29/2013

(Credit: http://www.atlantatrails.com/hiking-trails/mill-ruins-and-a-historic-dam-hiking-the-vickery-creek-trail/)

Best Weekend Getaways In The Atlanta Area

Explore, swim, hike and take your family and cameras for day or overnight trips throughout Georgia’s destinations of rich vistas and history.

07/13/2013

more