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My Scene: What Sin Lucas, editor of music site TheSilverTongueOnline.com, loves about Atlanta

Time for a new My Scene! As always, we’re trying to find what the non-tourists do for fun around Atlanta.

If someone you know has something to say about fun in Atlanta, contact me at jgumbrecht@ajc.com — your scene might be the one we feature next.

And now, Ms. Sin Lucas’ idea of a good time around Atlanta…

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By day, Lucas edits a music Web site. By night, she checks out the music at Smith's Olde Bar, Eddie's Attic and Star Bar. Some time in there, she tries to sleep.

Name: Sin Lucas

Age: 32

Neighborhood: Atlanta

By day: Editor-in-chief of The Silver Tongue, a music Web site.

By night: hanging out with family, concerts and sleep, if I can manage it.

Most memorably fun time out in Atlanta: Mastodon played a hometown show in Atlanta back in May and me and my friend Val grabbed sushi (our favorite meal) before the show, rocked out…right next to the speakers and headed to El Myr. My ears were ringing for days, but we had fun.

Atlanta’s entertainment scene is…: making a comeback.

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My Scene: Becky Striepe, Glue and Glitter crafter and writer

I see the same complaints over and over in the blog comments: we don’t know where to go to meet people, to have fun with visitors or spend an afternoon alone.

It’s time we help each other out.

So here’s My Scene, a new Inside Access feature to help us get a diverse and personal look at what’s fun around Atlanta. Every other Friday, I’ll feature a local reader’s opinions about the best of what metro Atlanta has to offer. Give these ideas a try and let us know in the comments how it goes!

And if you or someone you know has something to say about where to have fun in Atlanta, contact me at jgumbrecht@ajc.com — your scene might be the one we feature next.

And now, our first Scene subject.

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This is Becky. You might spot her having fun at the ICE Atlanta Holiday Shopping Spectacular this Saturday.

Name: Becky Striepe

Age: 30

Neighborhood: Edgewood

By day: Indie Crafter at glueandglitter.com and freelance writer

By night: Vegan cook

Most memorably fun time out in Atlanta: Drunken …

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