PBR opens at the Battery, Richard Blais teams up with Hands On Atlanta & other food news

Andrew Jones riding the bull at PBR at Live! at the Battery. Photo credit: Jeff Roffman Photography

The grand opening of PBR Atlanta is tonight. To celebrate the opening of the new cowboy bar located directly across from SunTrust Park, country rapper Colt Ford will be performing in the Live! plaza at 8:30. PBR, named after the Professional Bull Riders association, features a mechanical bull that adds to the full country experience. Last week the bull was named after former Braves player Andrew Jones.

PBR, 800 Battery Ave Se #130, Atlanta. 404-494-1150. batteryatl.com/.

Chef Richard Blais is teaming up with Hands on Atlanta tomorrow for the State Farm Neighborhood of Good event. Everyone is invited to come and volunteer to help combat food insecurity in Atlanta. Volunteers will help fill bags with non-perishable items that will be given out to local children from over 50 schools in and around Atlanta. To sign up for a shift visit neighborhoodofgood.com. Blais will be releasing a new cookbook “So Good: 1000 Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours” on May 16.

Hands On Atlanta, 600 Means St. NW #100, Atlanta. 404-979-2800. www.handsonatlanta.org/.

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