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Falcons Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar Party

 

The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders introduce their new swimsuit calendar at private roof-top party at Ventanas.

 

Team In Training now forming teams for sixth annual Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

Team In Training now forming teams for sixth annual Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

The Georgia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training (TNT) program invites the community to join them for the sixth annual Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon. The race, which takes place on March 18th, 2012, starts and finishes at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. The race course takes participants through many of the historic neighborhoods and landmarks of the city.

"This is the sixth year that the highly successful Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon takes place in our state and we are thrilled to be a part of it once again," says Maureen Davidson, Georgia’s Team In Training Director. "We anticipate a fun and exciting event and, and as a Team In Training participant, you also get to help find a cure for cancer in the process!"

Local author to hold book signing at Manuel's Tavern

Local author to hold book signing at Manuel's Tavern

ATLANTA -- Football fans remember Super Bowl XXV as the game where the Buffalo Bills' Scott Norwood attempted a field goal that went wide left.

However, the game is also known as "Super Bowl Monday," as it took place during the Gulf War and thousands of American soldiers were able to watch it on Arabic Standard Time, meaning that they saw the Bills take on the New York Giants early Monday morning.

Atlanta-based sportswriter Adam Lazarus wrote about the epic game in his new book, Super Bowl Monday: From the Persian Gulf to the Shores of West Florida: The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV.

Lazarus will give a talk and sign copies of Super Bowl Monday at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 at Manuel's Tavern.

This event is free and open to the public.

LOCAL PROFILE: NFL Linebacker Rennie Curran

LILBURN -- Former Brookwood High School football standout, Rennie Curran is patiently waiting for a new jersey. Over the past two years, Curran went from the University of Georgia to LP Field in Nashville and now he's back at home.

 Curran was released shortly after this year's NFL pre-season, despite leading the team in tackles during the pre-season. 

Since being cut, Curran has been training at Catalyst and other gyms to ensure that when he does get a call, he wont miss a step. Curran is pretty confident he'll be wearing someone's jersey soon.    

Thursday is Beltline Night with the Atlanta Braves

Thursday is Beltline Night with the Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA -- Beltline residents are welcomed to come out to Thursday night’s Braves game for Atlanta Beltline Night. The game will feature a pre-game reception, a chance to meet Homer, enjoy refreshments and compete in the Atlanta Beltline Trivia competition.

The game will be held at Turner Field against the Nationals and all Beltline residents are welcomed to enjoy the pre-game activities. The game begins at 7:10 but you must get there early to enjoy pre-game.

Visit www.brave.beltline.org for tickets. Tickets range between $14 and $24. Turner Field is located at 755 Hank Aaron Drive in Southeast Atlanta.  

Subway celebrates 500th Metro Atlanta store

Subway celebrates 500th Metro Atlanta store

ATLANTA -- With the arrival of several new stores this month, Subway celebrates the opening of more than 500 stores in Metro Atlanta since its first location in 1977.

This milestone is a testament to the Subway brand and the franchisees who have made it so successful in the Atlanta area -- not to mention the world, as Subway is the planet's largest restaurant chain with over 34,000 locations.

"We continue to offer a dining experience that meets the changing tastes and needs of our loyal patrons, so it is no surprise to see this important achievement," said Christi Estis, director of operations for Subway Development of Atlanta. "We could not have reached this milestone without the dedication of our model franchisees and employees.

BEST SPOTS: The Atlanta Braves #BravesBash

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves held their first #BravesBash social media event on Sunday evening after a matchup against the Chicago Cubs.

Although Dan Uggla broke his 33-game streak an hour before, he and all of his teammates put their smiles on and were perfectly poised to chat with fans from across the United States.

The Braves steamed a behind-the-scenes look at their first effort on their website. The event had multiple stations for fan interaction: they hosted a Conference Call, Skype with Fans, they moderated a Twitter conversation, streamed Peter Moylan’s talkshow which was named by his Twitter followers and hosted simultaneous online chats.

As a result of the effort, the team gained about 3,000 Twitter followers and acquired 16,500 Facebook likes.