Andrew Nelson

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4/15/11: Eating Atlanta

Too often, Tech students limit their food options to standard on-campus fare without realizing there are dozens of restaurants on the Tech perimeter. The lunchtime hamburger should be a sufficient reason to jump just off campus to grab some good grub during those solid eight-hour class days.

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Cosplayers take over MomoCon

Geeks abound at this year’s iteration of MomoCon, Tech’s own convention for Japanese, comics and gaming cultures. Tech Square’s buildings, sidewalks, open spaces and restaurants were packed with attendees and costumed aficionados. Over 10,000 attended the event, including several hundreds of dedicated volunteer staff, artists and panelists provided a slew of events over the March 12–13 weekend.

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3/4/11: Eating Atlanta

Nearly every city, metropolis or nowheresville in the Southeast includes some variety of barbecue. Atlanta, with its established wealth of cuisine, hosts a bluesy brand of barbecue. Though barbecue restaurants are spread across the city, the best are usually on the east side of Interstate 85.

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2/4/11: Eating Atlanta

Oh, the humble coffee house. From the corporate hegemony of Starbucks to the lowly carts that dot the city streets, coffee shops come as varied as the roasted bean juice they serve. Their caffeine-deprived patrons flock morning, noon and night to these establishments to drink, converse and thrive amid the buzz of grinders and the glow of low-slung lights.