Your new favorite Duo: Lion Babe

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Lion Babe approached LVRN’s 3rd annual RaurFest– with a cool confidence that has only grown since the debut of their hit song “Treat Me Like Fire” in 2012, continuing to make waves and attracting new fans to their eclectic sound. With their NYC tenacity, Lion Babe recently hit Vinyl at Center Stage…

Atlanta croons with Ibeyi at Terminal West

Featured on TheUrbanRealist If your Saturday mornings get off to a smooth start as you glide around the house listening to Downtempo grooves, then you’ll appreciate the eclectic crooning of Ibeyi– a musical duo that consists of twins Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. Their name- Ibeyi- is ideal, as it literally translates to “Twins” in…

Atlanta Historic neighborhoods re-envisioned by Contemporary Architecture

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Atlanta Historic neighborhoods re-envisioned by Contemporary Architecture If- on occasional rides around the city- you find yourself taking in the scenery of Atlanta, one thing you’ll notice is how tradition has a stronghold in the aesthetic of the city. Riddled with old buildings and traditional homes that been around longer than many…

3 Spots to Get Your Bubble Tea Fix in Atlanta

Featured on TheUrbanRealist If you aren’t yet acquainted with the magic of Bubble tea (or Boba tea), these 3 places in Atlanta can show you how it’s done. The magic is in the process itself- brewing, combining, and creating seemingly endless flavors; not to mention it’s like a food and beverage all in one, that’s…

EatHereATL presents a tour of Independent Distillery Company

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Atlanta is great for all the people who care about furthering the culture and keeping things interesting; it’s also best known as the place to jump-start your dreams, attracting visionaries to plant their roots here. Consequently, there are hidden gems sprinkled all over the city. Morgan Ashley, creator of EatHereATL, is a…

“Queer Moxie” slays the Atlanta entertainment scene

Featured on TheUrbanRealist By definition, Merriam- Webster describes “Queer” as 1. differing in some odd way from what is usual or normal; mildly insane; often disparaging, homosexual, gay and the word “moxie” as courage or determination. When you put these two words together, they couple to challenge our perception of Queer being a negative term, transforming it into a…

Cocktails + Coloring with Sydia B.

Featured on TheUrbanRealist When’s the last time you picked up a coloring book and let your imagination run wild? The most unsuspected pairing- Coloring & Cocktails- is a hit for many reasons; but entrepreneur Sydia Bell made it fabulous for reasons beyond the obvious. On a sunny April Saturday in Atlanta, she drew a crowd of people…

Jermaine Clark Inspires Us to “Stay Dreamin'”

Featured on TheUrbanRealist A motivating message to the Millennials, “Stay Dreamin’” -the solo art exhibit by Jermaine Clark, pushes you to find purpose and fulfillment in life despite the obstacles of the everyday. His opening reception was held Saturday, April 16th at Gallery L1 located in Old 4th Ward, just steps from the Eastside Beltline…