Saturday, June 16, 2012
Rapper-actor makes it rain this week at the club; nearby residents and businesses just wish the club would go away
According to a report this week from TMZ, Grammy award-winning rapper Ludacris was doing a little rainmaking in a West Midtown strip club this week. The celebrity news website said Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, was at the "premiere gentleman's club" Diamonds of Atlanta on Wednesday night when he “dropped in excess of $10,000” on dancers. Pictures here show the rapper littering the stage with thousands of dollar bills as bikini-clad dancers adorn the poles. One shot depicts Ludacris propping a bottle of Conjure Cognac, the brand he co-founded three years ago, on a tray of stacked one dollar bills. According to TMZ, Ludacris, who early this year closed his Midtown eatery Straits Atlanta, was at the club with a posse including …
Saturday, September 3, 2011
The top headlines of the week for August 29-September 2, 2011.
Qualifying Begins, Ends for Local Elections. Qualifying Closes in Smyrna. Candidates Begin Filing for Dunwoody City Election. Legislature Complete Reapportionment. Citizens Committee Upset By Cuts. Electric Car Charging Station Opens at Atlantic Station. 'Atlanta Nine' Members Honored. Ludacris Talks to Tech Students. Sumatran Tiger Cubs Make Their Media Debut.
Friday, December 31, 2010
Atlanta is quickly becoming a leading location for films and television shows, with a lot of that action going down right here in Midtown.
Atlanta is quickly becoming a leading location for films and television shows, with a lot of that action going down right here in Midtown. The production shoots are bringing so many stars that Peachtree Street is looking more and more like the Sunset Strip, with celebrity sightings occurring daily. Pop culture icon Betty White spent time here in September shooting the Hallmark channel film, "The Lost Valentine." Jennifer Love Hewitt, her lovely co-star, made an appearance at Environment Furniture Atlanta in the Westside Provisions District for the Atlanta Eco-Fashion & Accessories Trunk Show. Denise Boutte of the TBS comedy "Meet the Browns" and Lisa Wu Hartwell of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" also showed up. A Lifetime mini-series …