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Atlanta Hawks Ceo to Pay for Wedding of Couple That Met at Team’s Tinder-Themed ‘Swipe Right Night’

Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images A couple that met that first met at a promotional event held by the Atlanta Hawks in partnership with Tinder is now getting married, and Hawks CEO Steve Koonin is keeping a promise to pay for the wedding. Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong began their relationship at the Hawks’ first ever “Swipe Right Night,” an in-arena promotion seeking to connect single Hawks fans. Months later, t he couple would return for another night with the Hawks during the playoffs, and posted pictures from their date-night together. Excited…

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RECAP: Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 6 Finalè – ‘The End Is Near’ (FULL VIDEO)

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta aired the 16th episode of it’s long & drawn out 6th season last night (July 3, 2017). [FLASHBACK: In Case You Missed It: Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 6, Episode 15 (FULL VIDEO)] The episode, which was the season 6 finale, is titled ‘The End Is Near’ and it seems it may actually be “the end” for several of the show’s key cast members. VH1 synopsis: Kirk reaches his breaking point; DNA test results rock Rasheeda; Tommie and Samantha deal with their issues; Joseline…

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Coming Up in Atlanta

The city of Atlanta, Georgia is considered the capital of the South. In actuality, it is the capital city of the state of Georgia. This sprawling city is home to the most trees in any city of the USA. While it gets its nickname Hotlanta for its infamously hot, humid summer temperatures, it offers so many other benefits people who live here or who want to live here can easily overlook this and still enjoy the city. Atlanta is fast becoming the new Hollywood in that more productions are being…

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Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors: Buyers or Sellers?

The trade deadline is about teams adding value, whether short term or long term. Usually, the deals entail trading hot veterans with short contracts to teams on the cusp of postseason play. Sometimes the traded player is the much-needed spark in the rotation or lineup. In the Braves case, Matt Adams was acquired after Freddie Freeman broke his wrist. The hole that Freddie left disappeared once Adams checked into the four-hole. He has imitated Freeman’s 2017 stats. Matt Adams’ domination mimics the MVP year of Matt Kemp. Left fielder Kemp…

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Atlanta Hawks: 5 Options for Pick No. 60 in the 2017 Nba Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft will wrap up with the Atlanta Hawks making the 60th and final selection of the night, hoping an overlooked prospect becomes a valuable addition to their roster. The Atlanta Hawks are looking for the 2017 edition Mr. Irrelevant, the last pick of the draft, to make an impact on the team next season. Pick No. 60, usually is reserved for international prospects that organizations are hoping can make an impact sometime down the road, rarely pans out, but as Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas has…

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Michael Vick Will Get His Wish to Retire with the Atlanta Falcons

Michael Vick was and now will always be an Atlanta Falcon. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Two weeks after Michael Vick declared he wanted to retire as an Atlanta Falcon, the team has decided to grant his wish. On Friday, the Falcons announced it will honor the former quarterback, as well as, former wide receiver Roddy White, during an official retirement press conference and reception. “We consider all former Falcons to be Falcons for life, and part of our family,” team owner Arthur Blank said in a press statement. “Both men…

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The Atlanta BeltLine Has a Long Way to Go

Portions of the Atlanta BeltLine have now opened, but the $4.8 billion project still faces a long road ahead. In the introduction to his new book, City on the Verge: Atlanta and the Fight for America’s Urban Future, Mark Pendergrast writes that “Atlanta is on the brink of either tremendous birth or inexorable decline.” Having lived in Atlanta for several years, I’ve become familiar with the forces at work here that suggest the latter. The city’s structural challenges are immense. Atlanta leads the nation in both income inequality and sprawl….

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Atlanta Students Pitch Taxi Service for Wheelchair Users, Win Contest

Sally Xia, Riley Keen, Kris Weng and Pranav Nair (not pictured) came up with the on-demand concept of “Para Pickup” as an alternative to public paratransit transportation services, which need to be scheduled a day in advance. A team of four Atlanta college students won a national contest and summer internships at Toyota for pitching an app-based taxi service that would give people who use wheelchairs a better way to get around. Toyota and Net Impact announced Monday the Georgia Tech team as the winners of the Next Generation Mobility…

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Atlanta Hawks Season in Review: Ersan Ilyasova

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Ersan Ilyasova was a key pickup for the Atlanta Hawks at the trade deadline but it remains to be seen whether or not his performance will make him a part of the team’s future going forward. Ilyasova appeared in 82 games in 2017 which is not a small feat for a player that was part of three teams. His season began in Oklahoma City who traded him to Philadelphia on November 1. Ilyasova played well in Philadelphia scoring 14.8 per game while shooting a respectable 44…

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