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The very rich and successful and very stylish NeNe Leakes has a lot to smile about this Christmas as she hosts the soft launch of her new SWAGG boutique a shopping experience for the sophisticated, classy, and fabulous women of the ATL.

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NeNe Leakes was surrounded by her close friends including Bow Wow, Tameka Foster, Laura Govan, Derek J and her doting family as she shared a sneak peek of her new boutique which is an epic shopping experience for all the ladies.

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Actor, Comedian, Athlete, Businessman and Recording Artist Kevin Hart surprised everybody in the ATL by falling through Atlanta’s legendary Uptown Comedy Club with his homies The Plastic Cup Boyz to share a few laughs and have a good time.

As you might have heard Kevin Hart has been spending a great deal of time in the ATL filming his new film “Jumanji” a classic children’s story about a game that goes haywire. Kevin Hart has been working hard and decided to have a little fun by spending some quality time with his homies, his lady, and the good peeps over at Uptown Comedy Club as he spent a little time embracing his first love: STAND UP COMEDY.

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I had the pleasure of taking pics and kicking it with his crew as they shared jokes and entertained the good peeps who decided to drop by the funniest spot in town.

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Photos : Surgeon’s Touch Holiday Soiree

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Dr. Wright Jones hosted The Surgeon’s Touch Holiday Soiree launching his foundation Surgeon’s Touch Friday, Dec. 2nd at the historical Wimbish House in Midtown Atlanta where guest enjoyed cocktails sponsored by Pernod Ricard, dinner prepared by Phenomenal Foods and music provided by Gritz and Jelly Butter & DJ Roots Queen.

Amongst the guests in attendance were Genise Shelton from Married to Medicine, Ferarri Simmons of V-103 and Angel Love of BBWLA.

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Rapper/Actor/Philanthropist and the “KING OF THE SOUTH” TIP alongside Atlanta’s Mayor Kasim Reed helped to make Thanksgiving Day 2016 a little brighter by donating turkeys and cheer to needy families. TiP greeted families in need as he and his entire family gave out turkeys, dinner, and other essentials to help these families kick off a   a happy holiday season. I have had the pleasure of taking pics of TIP and his entire family for the past seven years give back in abundance to the City of Atlanta.

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Atlanta, GA. 22 November 2016 – Last night WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Angel McCoughtry, introduced Atlanta to her first venture as an entrepreneur, McCoughtry’s ice cream, with a VIP tasting event. Held at a private downtown Atlanta location, food bloggers, critics, celebrities and tastemakers gathered to enjoy an evening of music by DJ Reese, complimentary cocktails by Martell Cognac Blue Swift, dynamic photo booth by Insta Printz and of course sweet treats presented by McCoughtry’s Ice Cream and Whimsicle. Head baker for McCoughtry’s, Candace Aaron of Sweets N Treats, kicked off the tasting with a brief intro to each item being tasted as well as an overview of what to expect January 2016 for McCoughtry’s grand opening.

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Photos : Lexus Presents UPTOWN Uncorked Atlanta

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Lexus has partnered with UPTOWN Magazine and Constellation Brands to present UPTOWN Uncorked – a private, premium culinary experience showcasing an eclectic mix of food, wine, culture and fine automobiles. Guests were treated to delectable cuisine by premier African American chefs and restaurateurs and exquisite wines from Constellation’s SAVED and Meiomi selections. I must say the food was delicious from all the chefs! Celebrities in attendance were Gabrielle Union, Clifton Powell, the cast from Saints and Sinners and more ! Take a look at all the great food and vibes from last nights event ! Shout out to M320 Consulting for putting together such stellar event !

photos by Briana Crudup

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(ATLANTA, GA) – November 15, 2016 – Tasha Cobbs Ministries (TCM) hosted an uplifting evening of worship at Atlanta’s Suite Food Lounge benefiting families in need of medical supplies located in Haiti. Joining Tasha Cobbs for the night of worship included, special guest artists Kirk Franklin, James Fortune, VaShawn Mitchell, Isaac Carree, Anthony Brown,Jonathan McReynolds, Bishop William Murphy, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Jimi Cravity, Todd Galberth and DJ Dex.

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(ATLANTA) – November 8, 2016 – Last night, FOX previewed the new series “STAR” for an exclusive group of Atlanta influencers during the popular ATL Live on the Park showcase from industry vets Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols. Over 300 VIPs gathered at Park Tavern for a sneak peek of the show co-created by Lee Daniels. Cast members Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady, Amiyah Scott and Jasmine Burke were on hand to welcome guests following an introduction by FOX 5 anchor Alyse Eady. Attendees watched the premiere episode and then proceeded downstairs to enjoy live performances by Julie Dexter, Dondria, Rayven Justice and Sandy Redd with host Ed Lover.

 

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