Category Archives: Manuel’s Tavern

Democratic Group Attracting Big Name Speakers to Atlanta

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(APN) ATLANTA — Inspire 45, the young professionals arm of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), is launching from Atlanta this week.   “It’s [the DNC’s] way of showing us they take us seriously, and they are really going to invest in the State of Georgia, and Atlanta, for future national elections,” TJ Copeland, past president of the Young Democrats of […]

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Land underlying Manuel’s Tavern Being Sold, Redevelopment Planned


(APN) ATLANTA — The 1.6 acreage of land underlying Manuel’s Tavern–a historic watering hole for politicians, especially Democratic ones; reporters; political junkies; community activists; and locals for the almost sixty years–is being sold to Green Street Properties.   The Maloof family has owned and operated the tavern–located at the corner of North Highland and North Avenue–all these years.   While […]

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DPA Founder, Nadelmann, Visits Atlanta to Discuss Marijuana Legalization

With additional reporting by Cheyenne X, Staff Writer (APN) ATLANTA — Ethan Nadelmann, J.D., Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), spoke in Atlanta at Manuel’s Tavern on Marijuana Reform on Monday, November 11, 2013.  He also spoke at Emory University during his visit to Atlanta.     DPA is the nation’s leading organization working to end […]

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Move to Amend Visits Atlanta, Seeks End to Corporate Personhood

(APN) ATLANTA — On Saturday, December 08, 2012, the Georgia chapter of Move to Amend hosted a community forum on Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule, at Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta. The focus of the event was the need for an amendment to the Constitution of the US in response to the controversial Citizens United v. FEC ruling of the […]

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Chernobyl Experts Speak in Georgia about Nuclear Risks, Disasters

(APN) ATLANTA — Last week, Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Manuel’s Tavern, Georgia Women’s Action for New Direction (WAND), hosted Dr. Nataliya Miranova and Natalia Manzurova, for the purpose of them sharing their expertise on the risks of nuclear reactors, and the threat such reactors post to humanity. They spoke at Manuel’s and at Emory University, before heading to Chattanooga, […]

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