The design event raised funds for Dwell with Dignity
On May 2, the hottest ticket in town wasn’t for a Kentucky Derby party, it was for Thrift with Tyler. This sold-out event saw some of the city’s top designers—Michel Boyd, Kerry Howard, Joann Kandrac, and Kelly Kole, to name a few—and design industry professionals piling into a bus to visit West Georgia antique and thrift stores.Read more
In Putnam County, everybody knows Howard Sills, and Howard Sills knows everybody—except who brutally murdered an elderly couple on Lake Oconee last May. After four decades of always getting his man, has the sheriff met his match?
The best Howard Sills could remember, there hadn’t been a double homicide in Putnam County since May 1984, 30 years earlier. In minutes, the mood inside the lake house swung from wild intensity to who the hell did this? This, the sheriff told himself, ain’t local talent.Read more
The latest in Atlanta style and home news
Local shoe company Oka-B has launches new designs; Earl Pardon’s jewelry, on display now at the High, makes for a great Mother’s Day trip; House Account lets you shop Atlanta boutiques; the Atlanta Artist Collective provides an online gallery of affordable artwork by locals.Read more
Can Kevin Ouzts’s first restaurant bring home the bacon?
As I listened to Kevin Ouzts, the very affable chef-owner of Krog Street Market’s the Cockentrice, describe how he makes a number of dishes on the menu, I thought what I did during my dinners there: Is this a new form of extreme eating?Read more
Fast-casual restaurant and tequila bar is not related to Chris Sedgwick’s Pure Taqueria
A Mexico native with 20 years of restaurant experience, Amador Gutierrez plans to open an authentic Mexican restaurant called Pura Enchilada Taqueria in Alpharetta in June or July. As owner and chef, Gutierrez will make everything to order, from the tortillas to the cevicheRead more
Culturally enriching destinations can be found in every corner of our great state. Here are three of our favorite sites to entice and delight urban adventurers of all types. After all, ’tis the season to hit the road and go.
For the Spiritualist Atlantans may be surprised to find a spectacular sight off I-85 exit 99, but Lilburn’s BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, which debuted in 2007, is the largest and most elaborate Hindu temple outside India. The intricate carvings are worth admiring up close—in guided tour groups of ten or more, or simply via portable […]Read more
The annual awards highlight work by teen poets
Launched last year by Judson Mitcham, the state’s poet laureate, in collaboration with the Georgia Council for the Arts, the Georgia Poet Laureate Prize is an annual program designed to encourage teen writers.Read more
Low maintenance but high impact, this space is about enjoyment, not chores
Atlanta may be known as a city in a forest, but for gardeners, all those shady trees present a challenge. Back in 2009, when Suzy Smith and her husband, Ed, spotted this Sandy Springs home with a flat, sunny area, they were sold.Read more
Lettuce is most pristine and plentiful in spring
“Everyone thinks salad-making is so friggin’ easy,” says Steven Satterfield. “But there’s a lot more nuance to it than people realize.” How you choose, wash, dry, store, dress, and toss those leaves can mean the difference between a salad that dazzles and one that disappoints.Read more
How do Tim Sweetwood’s indie rock and country shindigs compare?
If the name Shaky Boots, metro Atlanta’s new country music festival, sounds familiar, it’s because founder Tim Sweetwood also started the now-massive indie rock fest Shaky Knees three years ago. Here’s how Sweetwood’s two events stack up.Read more