The San Antonio Brahmas entered the week as the UFL’s top scoring defense with the UFL’s top scoring offense headed to the Alamo City. Saturday in the Alamodome, that top scoring defense did something no other UFL team managed to do this season – hold undefeated Birmingham under 10 points.Continue Reading

Yonny Chirinos tossed 8.0 sparkling innings and Troy Johnston, Griffin Conine and Javier Sanoja each homered on Saturday as the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp buried the Gwinnett Stripers 10-2 from Coolray Field. Chirinos’ (5-4) 8.0 innings pitched were the most for any Jacksonville (22-28) pitcher since Chi Chi González went 8.0 innings on August 2, 2023 at Memphis. TheContinue Reading

Griffin Conine launched a grand slam and Victor Mesa Jr. homered and reached base four times as the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp held on Thursday for a thrilling 12-11 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers from Coolray Field. Making his Triple-A debut, Gwinnett (23-25) starter Ian Mejia (0-1) walked Mesa Jr. as the first batter of theContinue Reading

A six-run fifth inning on Friday vaulted the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to an 8-3 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers from Coolray Field. With the score tied at one, Gwinnett (23-26) reliever Brooks Wilson (1-1) walked Griffin Conine to start the fifth before an error put runners on the corners. Xavier Edwards and Victor Mesa Jr. notched back-to-back RBIContinue Reading

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp were shut out 3-0 by the Gwinnett Stripers on Wednesday at Coolray Field. The Stripers (23-24) scored everything they needed in the first inning. Jumbo Shrimp (19-28) starter Kent Emanuel (0-2) ceded a leadoff single to Forrest Wall and David Fletcher doubled. J.P. Martinez notched an RBI ground out for the game’s first runContinue Reading

Jonah Bride homered on Tuesday, but the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp coughed up a ninth-inning lead and lost 4-3 in 10 innings to the Gwinnett Stripers at Coolray Field. With the Jumbo Shrimp (19-27) ahead 3-2, Sebastian Rivero doubled with two outs in the ninth to keep the Stripers (22-24) alive. David Fletcher followed with anContinue Reading

Roddery Muñoz threw a season-high six innings and seven strikeouts as the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp rolled past the Nashville Sounds 7-3 Sunday at 121 Financial Ballpark. With Jacksonville (19-26) leading Nashville (22-23) 4-1 in the sixth, Munoz (W,1-3) struck out Wes Clarke and put the finishing touches on a strong outing. The right-handerContinue Reading

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp dropped their seventh consecutive game on Thursday night as they fell to the Nashville Sounds 5-2 in front of 5,201 fans at 121 Financial Ballpark. The Sounds broke the stalemate in the sixth inning. Oliver Dunn drew a leadoff walk and stole second base which set up NashvilleContinue Reading

The NFL announced its 18-week, 272-game regular-season schedule for 2024, which kicks off on Thursday night, September 5, in Kansas City and concludes with 16 division games in Week 18 – two on Saturday, January 4, and 14 on Sunday, January 5. The 2024 NFL schedule, powered by AWS, willContinue Reading

It’s impossible not to notice the bright exterior at the corner of Oakdale Road and McLendon Avenue in Candler Park. Painted saturated tones of purple, pink, and green, the building formerly housed a gas station, thrift store, and, most recently, a Hungarian bakery pop-up in the driveway. The striking makeoverContinue Reading

Atlanta Jazz Fest takes place this weekend. Atlanta Jazz Festival When: May 25-27 Where: Piedmont Park Cost: Free Details: This Piedmont Park music festival is an Atlanta Memorial Day weekend tradition, and this year, it has an extra-special guest: André 3000 will perform from his New Blue Sun album onContinue Reading

King Street in Charleston, South Carolina Photo via Bigstock Charleston’s palmetto-lined cobblestone roads and distinctive Southern charm have long captivated visitors. Outstanding restaurants and cozy galleries tempt on every block, and picturesque architecture abounds, from the original brick structures lining the business district to the pastel homes with their breezyContinue Reading

St. Pete Pride St. Pete-Clearwater offers visitors top-rated beaches, a burgeoning arts and cultural scene and a bevy of outdoor activities. But perhaps its most enticing draw is a welcoming community that embraces everyone. The LGBTQ+ hub of Florida’s Gulf Coast, St. Pete is home to St. Pete Pride, theContinue Reading

Co-founder Weinstein stands in front of the original Mellow Mushroom in Midtown Courtesy of Mellow Mushroom From bright colors and psychedelic art to its slightly sweet crust, Mellow Mushroom stands out among pizza chains. With 163 locations around the country (primarily in the Southeast), it’s hard to imagine that this funkyContinue Reading

Global rock superstars Green Day – Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool – have officially shared details on their massive 2024 global stadium tour with support from with the illustrious rock luminaries The Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and The Linda Lindas in North America and Nothing But Thieves, The Hives, Donots, The Interrupters and MaidContinue Reading

Craft beer sales fell by 2 percent nationwide last year, with over 385 breweries shutting their doors. Photograph by Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images When Sam Kazmer ranks 2023 as the worst year of his life, you know it’s serious. After all, in 2017, the ex-Army Ranger plummeted several hundred feet toContinue Reading

The Zero Co. carries a wide variety of nonalcoholic spirits and mixers. Photograph courtesy of the Zero Co. When I first got sober a decade ago, there weren’t many alternatives to liquor, beer, or wine in restaurants and bars. If I went out on the town (yes, folks in recoveryContinue Reading

Molly Gunn and Nick Rutherford opened the Porter Beer Bar Little Five Points in 2008, growing a steady following of beer connoisseurs and locals who appreciated the warmth and creativity the pub offered. Fourteen years later in 2022, after pushing through a recession and a pandemic, the couple was readyContinue Reading

The Indie Craft Experience market returns this weekend. Photograph by Isadora Pennington Exhibit opening of Rhythm and Resilience: The Artistry of Sam Middleton When: May 17, 6:30-9 p.m. Where: Hammonds House Museum Cost: $5-$10, free for museum members Details: Middleton, a pioneering mixed-media artist who grew up amidst the HarlemContinue Reading

Panama City Beach Photo by Andrew Wardlow There are a few things you can always count on if you travel along the Southern coast. Pillowy mounds of soft, fine sand. Warm, sunny days punctuated by kaleidoscopic sunsets. Tents and umbrellas bearing the mascots of college football teams. Local shrimp andContinue Reading

Over 50 hours of WREK’s weekly programming are dedicated to specialty shows. Courtesy of WREK Radio You can learn a lot from local radio. Wherever I travel, I make a point of listening to nearby stations; when I relocated to Atlanta, it was the radio that taught me about myContinue Reading

Bad Bunny Photograph by Perry Julien Puerto Rican rapper Benito Martínez Ocasio, better known as Bad Bunny, played to a sold-out crowd at State Farm Arena on the first night of his two-night run in Atlanta. Opening to a full orchestra of strings, brass, and percussion, Bad Bunny’s Most WantedContinue Reading

When a home office is visible from the front door, it gets special treatment, says interior designer Michelle Doughtie of Schilling & Co. Flower power A focal point for the room, the clover-shaped ottoman from Norwalk is covered in Lee Jofa fabric with a botanical vibe. Rhapsody in blue WindowContinue Reading

Atlanta’s Silent Book Club at Ladybird Photograph by Sophia Griesenauer If you’ve walked through Bold Monk Brewing, Ladybird, or other Atlanta hotspots recently, you might have noticed something unusual: a group of people independently reading in collective silence. Stumbling upon a Silent Book Club event might seem unnerving without context,Continue Reading

Atlanta’s Silent Book Club at Ladybird Photograph by Sophia Griesenauer If you’ve walked through Bold Monk Brewing, Ladybird, or other Atlanta hotspots recently, you might have noticed something unusual: a group of people independently reading in collective silence. Stumbling upon a Silent Book Club event might seem unnerving without context,Continue Reading

FALLING IN REVERSE make anthems that provoke and inspire. Unnervingly ahead of the pack and yet always decisively right on time, their mix of bombastic declarations and intimate confessions connect with diverse crowds worldwide. The rule-breaking, genre-busting, hellraising band delivers raw emotion with double and triple entendre like Molotov cocktails thrown atContinue Reading

Platinum-certified hard rock group BAD WOLVES have collaborated with Grammy-nominated rock singer-songwriter CHRIS DAUGHTRY on their crushing new track “Hungry For Life,” out digitally today (May 10) via BETTER NOISE MUSIC. “’Hungry for Life’ is about resilience, the pursuit of purpose, and the will to rise above life’s challenges in the face of adversity,” shares BADContinue Reading

Week Eight has concluded, and the IFL has one remaining undefeated team: the Vegas Knight Hawks. Along with one final undefeated team, three teams earned their first win of the season. It was an action-packed week, featuring six games spanning from Friday to Sunday. In Week Eight’s first matchup, theContinue Reading

Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch and the company of To Kill a Mockingbird. Photograph by Julieta Cervantes To Kill a Mockingbird When: Various shows through Sunday, May 12 Where: Fox Theatre Cost: $39-$189 Details: You have multiple chances this weekend to catch the Broadway tour of Aaron Sorkin’s symphonic adaptationContinue Reading

Spin the District Photograph courtesy of Spin the District Truist Night Market: Passport Edition When: Thursday, May 2, 6:30-9:30 Where: Home Depot Backyard behind Mercedes-Benz Stadium Cost: $45-$90 Details: Take your taste buds on a world tour with the night market at the Home Depot Backyard, sponsored by Truist Bank.Continue Reading

A Louisiana crawfish boil Photography by Joseph Vidrine Of the 500-plus species of crayfish that exist worldwide, more than 300 varieties inhabit the rivers, lakes, and bayous of the southeastern United States, where they are colloquially called crawfish. Throughout the region, these freshwater crustaceans are considered a springtime delicacy. That’sContinue Reading

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders beat the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-2 on Friday at 121 Financial Ballpark. The RailRiders sent all nine hitters to the plate in a four-run second inning to grab the lead for good and secure their fourth straight victory. Box Score Caleb Durbin led off the top ofContinue Reading

Leury Garcia delivered a game-winning sacrifice fly in the 10th to lift Gwinnett past Durham 5-4 on Friday night at Coolray Field. Leading 4-3 in the last of the 10th, the Stripers (14-16) put runners at first and third with one out against reliever Carlos Garcia (L, 1-1). Former National LeagueContinue Reading

With the conclusion of the 2024 NFL Draft, this year’s class of drafted rookies will soon begin life in the NFL. While each drafted rookie enters the NFL from a different background, the one thing they all have in common is an outstanding experience playing high school football. A totalContinue Reading

Several hours before Week 2 of the restarted Arena Football League season began with a Thursday night matchup at MVP Arena between the Albany Firebirds and Nashville Kats, the Iowa Rampage announced it was dropping out of the league   But hours later, in a bizarre twist, the Rampage’s opponent —Continue Reading

Week Seven has come to a close, featuring games from every team in the league. This week was a thriller, as five games came down to a difference of one score. After seven weeks of IFL action, two teams remain undefeated: Bay Area and Vegas. Both teams are 5-0 andContinue Reading

The Durham Bulls hit four home runs in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader to secure a split against Gwinnett at Coolray Field. After dropping the opener 5-0, the Bulls (11-18) powered their way against Gwinnett (13-15) starter Ray Kerr.  Junior Caminero hit a two-run shot in the first, thenContinue Reading

Old Georgia Highway 3 through Southwest Georgia Illustration by Brainstorm Conceived in 1914, the Dixie Highway was the first interstate highway connecting the industrial North to the largely agricultural South. Inspired by the rise of the automobile and the fanfare surrounding the dedication of the nation’s first transcontinental road (theContinue Reading

Today, The Dangerous Summer have announced their upcoming US headlining tour with special guests Bad Luck, Rosecolordworld, and more. The tour will be making stops throughout the country, kicking off on June 21 in Richmond, VA, and visiting cities like Orlando, Austin, San Diego, Las Vegas, Denver, Detroit, Philadelphia, and more before wrapping up on JulyContinue Reading

Reading, Pennsylvania-based progressive death metallers RIVERS OF NIHIL are pleased to unleash their brand new single, “Criminals.” The latest track serves as a teaser for the band’s upcoming new full-length. Comments vocalist/bassist Adam Biggs, “Our newest single, ‘Criminals,’ is by far one of the most aggressive tracks we’ve released in quite some time and displaysContinue Reading

Rutabaga snacks on leftover veggies Photograph by Bailey Garrot Gray haze hangs over the fields of Rodgers Greens and Roots on a January morning. Squishing through the mud, farmer Ashley Rodgers apologizes for the seasonal untidiness. “I feel like winter is when the farm looks the worst,” she says. “JustContinue Reading

After falling behind early, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp couldn’t overcome a nine-run deficit in their 10-1 loss to the Memphis Redbirds Saturday evening from AutoZone Park. Memphis (12-13) got out to a hot start in the bottom of the second inning. Alfonso Rivas and Moises Gómez started the inning with consecutive singles. Two battersContinue Reading

Despite three hits from Will Banfield, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp fell 4-3 in walk off fashion to the Memphis Redbirds Friday afternoon from AutoZone Park. With the game tied entering the ninth inning, Memphis (11-13) won their first game of the series in walk off fashion. After getting Jared Young to ground out, NickContinue Reading

The first round of the 2024 NFL Draft is over, and it was the most offense-focused in history. A total of 23 offensive players were chosen, with 14 being picked in a row at the start of the draft, breaking the previous record. Although the first pick, Caleb Williams toContinue Reading

After a four-year hiatus, the most extreme tour of the year, SUMMER SLAUGHTER is back with a vengeance. The mammoth, 21-date run this year will be co-headlined by VEIL OF MAYA and BRAND OF SACRIFICE, who will be performing their first-ever full headline sets. Joining them will be Gideon, LeftContinue Reading

Week Five has concluded, meaning the 2024 IFL regular season has officially entered the second quarter of play. Five teams remain undefeated, while five teams search for their first win of the season. To kick off Week Five action on Friday night, the Iowa Barnstormers took a trip to theContinue Reading