This Day in History Series
6:39 am
Fri August 2, 2013

This Day in History: The Varsity Opens for Business

The Varsity Drive-In, Atlanta
Credit courtneystruth.wordpress.com

Today is August 2nd.  If we were to turn Atlanta's clock back 85 years to this date in 1928, we'd find a new eatery opening up in town.  In the years since the first burger was flipped, The Varsity on North Avenue has become one of Atlanta's most endearing landmarks.

Georgia State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Clifford Kuhn serves up the story of the iconic restaurant to WABE's Steve Goss.

A conversation with Dr. Clifford Kuhn

  

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