First Lady Michelle Obama's Healthy Lunchtime Challenge: Corey Jackson, Jr. is a 5th grader at the Main Street Academy. His recipe titled "Mango-Cango Chicken" is the winner of Michelle Obama’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for the state of Georgia. Not only is Corey a creative Chef, he is also autistic. Gurvir Dhindsa visited the Jackson’s home where Corey made his winning gluten-free recipe. His prizes include round trip tickets to Washington, D.C., a private tour of the Smithsonian Museum and a "State Dinner". Check it out at #kidsstatedinner or click here for more information on the challenge.
Pike Nurseries-Succulents: Paul Milliken tests out his green thumb by planting succulents. Most succulents grown in the South are annuals. Popular for their nearly no-care garden beauty, and do great in the hot summers of the South. For more information on this segment click here.
Burgers With Buck: The Albert – Buck checks out what Atlanta Magazine says is the 6th Best Burger in Atlanta. The burger also known as The Albert is served daily at the Inman Park establishment. To try this winning two patty, bacon and pimento cheese burger or any other menu items at The Albert click here.
Atlanta Public Schools Back-to-School Bash: Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen is inviting APS students and parents to come out Saturday July 25th to Atlanta Metropolitan State College. This free event will include health screenings, after school resources and free backpacks stuffed with school supplies – everything you need for back to school this year. FOX 5 Atlanta is a proud sponsor of the APS Back-to-School Bash. For more information on this event click here.
Food Truck Ride Along: Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken recently got a chance to spend the day as a trainee on the Happy Belly Curbside Kitchen food truck. And even though the kitchen is small on the truck -- that doesn't mean the workload is! Paul started the morning in the Happy Belly commissary kitchen, and then helped serve lunch at Cobb Galleria on the truck. Was he good enough to get the job?
Atlanta Street Food Festival: Piedmont Park will be packed with food trucks this Saturday for the Atlanta Street Food Festival. The Sweet Auburn BBQ food truck stopped by Good Day Atlanta to give Buck a taste of their renowned BBQ. Alisha Nesbitt, founder of the festival says tickets for the Atlanta Food Festival are still available to Good Day Atlanta viewers here. For information on Sweet Auburn BBQ Food Truck click here.
Good Day Atlanta’s pet of the day: for information on how you can adopt a pet from Atlanta Pet Rescue click here.
EMPIRE singing contest: The gold EMPIRE bus, outfitted with a one-of a kind recording studio, will travel to 15 cities across the country, giving fans the opportunity to record their cersions of EMPIRE's biggest hits! The contest kicks off next Thursday July 16 and will stop in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 26-Thursday Aug. 27. For more details on the contest, click here.