If there’s a way to turn a Cinco de Mayo celebration into a carnival-like holigay, you better believe it’s going to happen at Las Margaritas. Balloons, masks, drag and singer Brie all made appearances at the day-long affair on Saturday.
Better yet, the endless margaritas and beer consumed by a crowd of more than 1,800 people supported seven non-profits. Some $2,000 was donated to Joining Hearts and an additional $1,200 was raised in tips by bartenders for the Armorettes, Southern Softpaw League, Hotlanta Softball League, Atlanta Bucks, Lost N Found Youth and Southern Line Atlanta.
Chamblee City Councilmember Brian Mock contracted coronavirus earlier this month and said the disease has him “absolutely exhausted” as he recuperates at home. READ MORE »
Gov. Brian Kemp eased coronavirus restrictions further, allowing bars and nightclubs to open as of June 1 with limited capacity and only under 39 mandatory guidelines. READ MORE »
As Atlanta bobs, weaves and otherwise adjusts to changing rules in the COVID era, LGBTQ-ATL brings downtime distractions, now online for your semi-isolated, kinda quarantine pleasure. READ MORE »
The leaders of two influential business groups in metro Atlanta called on Georgia lawmakers to pass a hate crimes bill when they return to the State Capitol next month. READ MORE »
Voices of Note, stung by a season on hold and a drop in donations amid the coronavirus pandemic, received funds to keep the organization alive to sing another day. READ MORE »