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Atlanta Movie Tours Heritage Tour

The newest addition to Atlanta Movie Tours, Inc.‘ lineup of tours focused on the city’s notable filming locations is their Heritage Tour. It celebrates African-American television and film and interweaves it with local history. I was recently asked to hop on the tour with guides Clyde and Jimmy for an informative afternoon in a city […]

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Film Friday: Bastards

When they attend their mother’s wedding, two brothers learn the truth about their allegedly deceased father. Instead, she says she made him up and has no idea who their father is. Unable to go on as bastards, they go on a road trip to find their real father. Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close, and […]

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Visiting Atlanta’s Castleberry Hill Neighborhood

Settled in the 1850s, Castleberry Hill was once called “Snake Nation” for the prominence of snake oil salesmen. It served as the city’s red-light district and industrial neighborhood for cotton warehouses. It was later named for local businessman Daniel Castleberry and was federally listed as a historic district in 1985. It’s also located near Atlanta’s historically black colleges […]

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Weekend Guide to Helen

We’ve covered Georgia’s wine country extensively, but Helen and surrounding White County have plenty to offer in their own right. This includes the Alpine-inspired town of Helen, artsy Sautee Nacoochee, and quaint Cleveland. The area was originally inhabited by Cherokee tribes and then European miners. The town of less than 500 residents also has one […]

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Film Friday: Devil’s Knot

Based on the tragic true story of the West Memphis Three, three young boys are savagely murdered. Rumors fly about the killing being a part of a satanic ritual and a group of misunderstood teenagers are put on trial. Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth star in the film. Filmed In: Atlanta, Cartersville, and Morrow, Georgia […]

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