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Where to eat local seafood on Georgia’s coast

Seafood described as fresh and local at restaurants on the Georgia coast isn’t always so, despite close proximity to fishing grounds along the state’s 100-mile coastline. But here are a selection of standout restaurants that do serve Georgia seafood, including Sunbury Crab Company, Doo Dads, Desposito’s, and more.
The Alden

The verdict on 4 newcomers to Atlanta’s dining scene

The Casablanca Bowl at Krog Street Market's Recess makes us swoon, and we're still questioning the concept of gourmet hot dogs at Ponce City Market's Drafts + Dogs.
My favorite house

My Favorite House: A Druid Hills home with an untouched, classic exterior

“I love a big, white, brick house,” says Vivian Bencich, who founded architecture and interior design firm Square Feet Studio with her husband.
Go indigo

Elements of Style: Indigo decor is having a resurgence

The rich blues of this ancient plant dye are experiencing a fervent resurgence via compelling contemporary objects.
Brendan Butler

How to pot your plants, according to Atlanta landscape designer Brendan Butler

Atlanta landscape designer Brendan Butler walks us through how he prefers to pot plants, starting with the pot itself and going into how to best compose your garden.
Ballard Designs

Ballard Designs opens its new, larger flagship store in Underwood Hills

Hardware, wallpaper, monograms—with a new, larger flagship store, Atlanta-based home furnishings company Ballard Designs can showcase more collections and products than ever before.

My Style: Luisa Hammett, registered dietitian and founder of Peaches to Pearls

Luisa Hammett began her lifestyle blog Peaches to Pearls while getting her master’s degree in nutrition at Georgia State University. Four years later, she’s a clinical nutritionist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and still runs her site and Instagram account, where she has more than 30,000 followers.
Christiane Chronicles

The Christiane Chronicles: Atlanta is awash with too many ridiculous cocktails

I can probably name 15 Atlanta bartenders who can create and pour artisanal cocktails worth drinking. But no more. Plus: The restaurant you should recommend to your out-of-town friends seeking Southern fare is Kevin Gillespie’s Revival.

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T.I.

The Evolution of T.I.

The Atlanta superstar rose to fame as a street-hardened rapper. For his next act, he wants to save Bankhead, the neighborhood that could've killed him.
Casi Cielo

Oaxacan restaurant Casi Cielo brings charcoal rice, mezcal, and grasshopper salt to Sandy Springs

The team behind La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant is opening a chef-driven Oaxacan restaurant called Casi Cielo that will serve delicacies such as sous-vide baked octopus, charcoal rice, foie-gras meatballs, duck croquettes, and cocktails with grasshopper salt.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more

HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?
Westside Provisions District

Westside Provisions District announces four new concepts, including two restaurants

Among the four new properties announced for Westside Provisions District are a new Italian restaurant from the Storico Fresco team and an Israeli restaurant from Bellina Alimentari's owner.
Georgia's Vanishing Coast - Illustration by Zach Meyer

Georgia’s Vanishing Coast: With stronger storms, higher tides, and rising sea levels, how high will the water go?

On the Georgia coast, which spans 100 miles between Savannah and St. Marys, two things have become apparent during the last decade: Climate change is coming, and it’s already here. If the last decade’s increased tidal flooding initiated a conversation about the changing sea, the hurricane double-header of 2016 and 2017 added a couple of exclamation points. But while the effects of storms will be more severe with climate change, Georgia’s vulnerability to them isn’t new.
Atlanta Field Day

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 11-17

The 4th may have passed, but Atlanta has plenty to keep you entertained including Atlanta Comic-Con, Atlanta Field Day, a sustainable agriculture festival, and... a waiters race?
Magnus Egerstedt

Georgia Tech’s Robotarium is “a shining beacon of robotic awesomeness”

The Robotarium is an open-access lab with swarm robots, or robots in large quantities. Palm-sized robots roll—and plate-sized ones fly in the middle of the room where anyone in the world can remotely run experiments on the lab’s robots, simply by uploading code to the Robotarium’s website.

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Stream with the Fishes: The beautiful weirdness of Adult Swim’s FishCenter Live

The oddly addictive hit internet streaming show is an example of the absurdist and avant-garde programming the network creates to attract 18- to 34-year-olds, its core demographic, where that group is increasingly spending its time—logged on to watch news videos, professional videogamers streaming Fortnite battles, and Instagram stories.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 4-10

Run an EDM-themed 5K near Georgia State Stadium, sip on “Brosé,” “Glowsé,” and "F'Rosé" at Urban Tree Cidery, and kick it back to the 1980s with a Foreigner and Whitesnake concert.

Get thee to the suburbs: Atlanta’s OTP theater scene is booming

The success of companies such as Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and the Aurora Theatre debunk the myth that the suburbs are void of culture, and other artists are taking note. Here are a few new companies that are bringing theater to the suburbs.

Food & Drink

The Christiane Chronicles: Atlanta is awash with too many ridiculous cocktails

I can probably name 15 Atlanta bartenders who can create and pour artisanal cocktails worth drinking. But no more. Plus: The restaurant you should recommend to your out-of-town friends seeking Southern fare is Kevin Gillespie’s Revival.

Review: Mission + Market lets a longtime Atlanta chef return to what he loves: seafood without fuss

Mission + Market is rigorous enough about its food for gourmands and glamorous enough for scenesters. It also allows an old-school chef to return to what he truly loves: seafood without fuss. Our review.

Oaxacan restaurant Casi Cielo brings charcoal rice, mezcal, and grasshopper salt to Sandy Springs

The team behind La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant is opening a chef-driven Oaxacan restaurant called Casi Cielo that will serve delicacies such as sous-vide baked octopus, charcoal rice, foie-gras meatballs, duck croquettes, and cocktails with grasshopper salt.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

How to pot your plants, according to Atlanta landscape designer Brendan Butler

Atlanta landscape designer Brendan Butler walks us through how he prefers to pot plants, starting with the pot itself and going into how to best compose your garden.

Ballard Designs opens its new, larger flagship store in Underwood Hills

Hardware, wallpaper, monograms—with a new, larger flagship store, Atlanta-based home furnishings company Ballard Designs can showcase more collections and products than ever before.

“This wouldn’t happen at our farmhouse.”

We don’t own a farmhouse. We own a two-story Cape Cod on a dead-end street in Smyrna built in 1985, apparently by a DIY-er who was overconfident and woefully inadequate in his electrical and plumbing skills.

Modern Style

Atlanta Magazine's HOME introduces a pair of contemporary showhouses alongside the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

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