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T.O.P - Tazza 2 release North American Premiere dates!

USA
ATLANTA - AMC Sugarloaf Mills (Discover Mills)
5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Release: 09/26/14

CHICAGO - AMC Showplace Niles
301 Golf Mill Ctr, Niles, IL 60714
Release: 09/26/14

DC - Regal Fairfax Towne Center
4110 W Ox Rd, Fairfax, VA 22033
Release: 09/26/14

FULLERTON - Regal La Habra
1351 W Imperial Hwy, La Habra, CA 90631
Release: 09/26/14

HONOLULU - Consolid. Pearlridge Center
98-1005 Moanalua Rd #231, Aiea, HI 96701
Release: 09/26/14

LOS ANGELES - CGV Cinemas
621 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Release: 09/19/14

NEW JERSEY - Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas
339 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020
Release: 09/26/14

NEW YORK - AMC Loews Bay Terrace
211-01 26th Ave, Flushing, NY 11360
Release: 09/26/14

SAN FRANCISCO - AMC Cupertino Square
10123 N Wolfe Rd, Suite 3000, Cupertino, CA 95014
Release: 09/26/14

CANADA
TORONTO - Empress Walk
5095 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N 6Y7
Release: 09/26/14

VANCOUVER - SilverCity Coquitlam
170 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam, BC V3K 4X9
Release: 09/26/14

Source: CJ Ent

ATL: Nas Performs at ONE Music Festival and Celebrates 41st Birthday

After hitting the stage at the ONE Musicfest Saturday night, Nas celebrated his 41st birthday at Compound nightclub in Atlanta, GA.

Over the weekend Nas took the city of Atlanta by storm, performing at Atlanta’s ONE Musicfest Saturday night before bringing in his 41st birthday at the city’s Compound Nightclub. The emcee closed out the festival Saturday night with a stellar performance of some of his biggest hits. Dressed in the latest fashions from his streetwear label, HSTRY, Nas, still celebrating the 20th anniversary of 1994’s Illmatic, began his set with intense energy performing classic cuts from his debut album including “NY State of Mind,” “Represent,” “Life’s a Bitch” and “The World is Yours.”…

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Over the past five years, the city attracted over $700 million in private investment through InvestAtlanta, and Atlanta added nearly $100 million to its cash reserves…But some boats aren’t rising with the tide. Children in Atlanta have only a 4% chance of upward mobility, and Atlanta has the highest income inequality in the United States.
—  Why Atlanta is ripe for innovation | 9/13/2014, Money.CNN.com
Topbunk - Stream Single “Get Better” Exclusively on Absolute Punk

Atlanta, Georgia’s punk/emo duo, Topbunk, are excited to be streaming a new song, “Get Better”, of their upcoming LP titled Ruin A Good Thing. The record will be a multi-label release by Holy HellKnown Pleasure, and Paperweight Records. Official release date is set for November 11th, 2014 with pre-orders coming sometime in October 2014. 

You can currently stream "Get Better"now over at Absolute Punk. 

Topbunk’s Ruin A Good Thing is huge, fuzzy, and seamless from track to track that is comprised of pop-oriented songs. After a stressful and collaborative 5 month mixing process with Derek Perry (bassist of Fake Problems), the band ended up with a product that they can certainly be proud of. Expect this to be one of your favorite releases of the year. 

It really felt like autumn this morning, with the cool air, cloudy sky and changing leaves in Centennial Park. Ahhh. After a particularly humid summer, I’m ready for weather that lets me walk and bike around without immediately glistening from perspiration. Bring on the cooler temperatures. And bring on the gourds.

SunTrust Park, Home of the Braves.

I’m past being mad about this and am now immensely sad. It’s fitting that after abandoning the city, and their less than 20 year old stadium, the Braves would sign a 25 year (!) agreement to name their ball park after a bank.

I grew up watching the Braves, and on warm summer nights listening to the games outside on the patio with my dad. I have great memories of that and attending games. I felt the players betrayed the fans with the strike, but we got past that. This is just a step too far.

Greed. Plain and simple. Build a monument to it. Go hide in the “safe” suburbs instead of doing anything to contribute to the community that has supported you for 5 decades. I won’t follow, but I’ll remember the good times.

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JEAN-O-CIDE
Hi guys!!!
How is everyone’s week so far? Its tuesday already and i know we just cant wait for friday to get here. But overall i wish u all a great week.
Today’s post is my second attempt at the denim on denim trend. How did i do?ツ
I paired my all time favorite American apparel Highwaisted jeans (Best highwaisted jeans in the whole wide world) with a denim shirt. You can never go wrong with a pair of jeans and a shirt. (Fashion Tip). Denims are neutrals that can pass for either daytime or night time looks. Always remember to accessorize for a more funky and dressed up ensemble. ツ
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Shirt: zara

Jeans: American apparel

Shoes: Gianni Versace

Bag: Zara

The economic benefit of reducing emissions with compact cities

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There are many reasons to get excited about Atlanta’s current trend of good, sustainable urban development. Visions for the Atlanta Beltline (above), MARTA’s transit-oriented developments, expanded bicycle infrastructure, new greenspaces — these can appeal to people on mutliple levels.

But I admit that I sometimes wonder if I’m preaching to the choir and alienating others with my references to the purely environmental good of building our people habitats in a more compact, connected form — for the sake of sparing land for nature. It’s a tree-hugging sentiment that is close to my heart but may be a stretch for others not already among the converted.

So I was happy to read in Fortune magazine, of all places, a news item about the economic benefit of preserving unbuilt land and growing our urban places in a more compact, walkable form that can be served well by transit. This is the kind of argument that can appeal to a broader audience. Read about it here: Why fighting climate change may help the economy, not hurt it

Compact cities save forests

The article focuses on two recent reports, both of them detailing the economic & environmental value of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, showing that:

…reducing greenhouse gas emissions can actually result in a stronger and more vibrant economy in the United States and across the globe.

The report that interests me most is from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, a group made up of “24 former heads of states and finance ministers.”

Their report calls for:

building “more connected and compact” urban cities driven by public transport, halting deforestation and restoring at least 500 million hectares of lost or degraded forests and agricultural lands by 2030, and developing energy systems more reliant on renewables and less dependent on coal.

Putting a dollar amount on good urbanism

A look at the report’s details reveals these nuggets of economic goodness:

  • Cities: Building better connected, more compact cities based on mass public transport can save over US $3 trillion in investment costs over the next 15 years. These measures will improve economic performance and quality of life with lower emissions.
  • Land use: Restoring just 12% of the world’s degraded lands can feed another 200 million people and raise farmers’ incomes by $40 billion a year – and also cut emissions from deforestation.

There’s also an excellent quote from the former Mayor of Barcelona, Joan Clos on the importance of good urban planning in achieving these outcomes: “…there will be no solution to global prosperity and climate change without good urbanization. And good urbanization does not come by chance — it comes by design.”

This is all very common-sense stuff for urbanists already on board with the widespread good of eco-urbanism. But for those who have trouble finding the innate environmental good in walkable cities and protected nature, know that there’s a very concrete economic benefit as well. 

Image from the Atlanta Beltline website

One thing I will miss so much about Atlanta…….The Varsity.
It’s not gourmet and it’s terribly greasy, but it is delicious and an institution of Atlanta.
If you’re ever in Atlanta going to The Varsity is an absolute must.

Since a child I have always gotten the same thing and always with a P. C.
Can’t break tradition y’all.

What’ll ya have, what’ll ya have??

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