The land that gave the world Guinness is soon to be flowing with one of Atlanta’s most famous hometown brews. Sweetwater Brewing Co. is readying its 420 IPA, Georgia Brown, Blue and Hash Session beers to be distributed in Ireland just in time for the arrival of another hometown favorite: Georgia Tech, whose football team plays […]
Zeus must be wondering if he is about to regain his stature of antiquity. For more than a thousand years he was considered the father of the gods who ruled from his throne at the top of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain on the Greek mainland located 50 miles southwest of Thessaloniki. His mighty presence […]
The National Academy of Administration is nestled in the lush green hills of Mussoorie at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in India. It is here where the country’s top-flight civil servants are trained to serve their government around the world. Fifty years ago, what was called the “1966 batch” included a number of members […]
As a boy, Marco Martinez liked to visit his grandfather’s farm outside of Mexico City. He would walk among the poblano peppers, broccoli and tomatoes, and he would dream. Those dreams included the meals that were prepared on the farm. “I was a kid who was raised with the mentality of eating fresh with farm-raised […]
It wasn’t just a payment mix-up, but more of a cultural miscue that kept the Nigerian men’s Olympic soccer team stuck in the Atlanta airport this week. And it was culture — in the form of Southern hospitality shown by one of the city’s iconic brands — that helped overcome it, according to the organizer of the team’s […]
Sister city arrangements have long been praised for their cultural benefit, but a new study suggests that “citizen diplomacy” and the exchange it fosters can mean real money for cities and their partners.
Amidst considerable negative press surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, an Atlanta nonprofit is shining a bright light on the positive development stories coming out of local community projects in the Brazilian city. Rise Up & Care, founded by Georgia Institute of Technology Professor Kirk Bowman, is sponsoring a film festival […]
Does Brexit have a silver lining for the world’s film industry? The question came up at a seminar held on July 19 at the Atlanta law offices of Fragomen Worldwide about Georgia‘s entertainment industry and the opportunities it provides for international companies and joint ventures. Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the U.K. consul general for the Southeast U.S., […]
Atlanta’s new soccer club has signed its newest member, a young Argentine forward who shows how the team is scouring pitches around the world for talent before its inaugural season next year.
The news of the attack in Nice on thousands of Bastille Day celebrants was just breaking as French residents and francophiles assembled for Atlanta‘s celebration of France‘s National Day on the ground floor of the J.W. Marriott at Buckhead, which houses the Maison de France where the consulate general is located. The celebration seemed almost business […]