January 30, 2019 Atlanta - Visitors participates in a football drill during Super Bowl Experience inside Georgia World Congress Center on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

AJC daily guide to Super Bowl 53: Thursday edition, Jan. 31

The AJC Super Bowl special section for Thursday, Jan. 31 includes a visit to Buckhead and a look at how much the center of Atlanta nightlife during the Super Bowl in 2000 has changed. 

The AJC daily guide to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AJCePaper)

The eight-page section in Thursday’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the AJCePaper also includes a look at CBS pregame plans to fill seven hours of programming and the story behind a peace offering of sorts from Pepsi to Coca-Cola.

On Sunday, the AJC published a 48-page preview section that remains available in the AJCePaper online. Daily sections continue all week leading up to the big game on Sunday, Feb. 3. Our journalists are also posting live updates on ajc.com. Find the AJCePaper online or The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in print at select metro Atlanta retail stores.

Here’s a look at what you’ll find in the Thursday special section:

> Wild to mild: Super Bowls bookend Buckhead’s shift from late-night partying to hip shopping and dining. By Bo Emerson.

> Official Super Bowl artist no stranger to city. By Nedra Rhone.

> How does CBS plan to fill 7 hours of pregame coverage? By Tim Tucker. Page 2.

> Five faces in the crowd of thousands of visitors to Atlanta. Page 3.

> Pepsi brings statue to Coke to offer truce during Super Bowl week. By Matt Kempner. Page 7.

> Stadium director plans to go extra mile for Sunday’s guests. By Shelia Poole. Page 3.

> Your daily Super Bowl events calendar. Page 6. 

> RELATED: Go to ajc.com/53 for the AJC’s online updates and guides

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Channel 2 Action News has multiple cameras set up around town with an exclusive livestream camera from the heart of Skyview Atlanta, the downtown Ferris wheel. Learn more on wsbtv.com

News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB is covering every angle of the Super Bowl -- from the ground and in the air. All this week, they'll be broadcasting from "Radio Row" at the Georgia World Congress Center and will have expanded traffic updates from the WSB Skycopter. Learn more on wsbradio.com.

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