Seersucker, cigars, and hats as big as Shetland ponies
From hundreds to thousands to tens of thousands, Freaknik grew, but during its first decade, almost all white Atlantans—and many black Atlantans over the age of 40—were oblivious. Then came Freaknik 1993.
Sometimes restaurants have a lot going for them—just not all going at the same speed. Last Word, in the Old Fourth Ward, is one of them. It’s trying to do a lot: bring craft cocktails to a level of housemade everything, build a menu reminiscent of the co-owner’s native Lebanon and also the Maghreb countries of Morocco and Tunisia, and include late-night plates to complement the ambitious drinks.
Atlanta’s fashion new guard showcases the season’s trends. Interviews and style tips from Camryn Park, Keisha Noel, Kirk Stafford, Mandy Kellogg Rye, and Mike Mast, plus our favorite funky platform shoes, cool shades, bitty bags, and jaunty pocket squares.
Finding your perfect style, design wisdom from Dan Carithers, house hunting with Egypt Sherrod, a paella party by the fire, 50 best shops, and more from the premiere issue of Atlanta Magazine's HOME.
Our annual roundup of everything spectacular, exceptional, riveting, entertaining, stylish, and delicious.Browse all 195 winners
Dining in has its advantages: You can wear what you want, eat when you want, and drink as much as you like. To craft the perfect dinner party but skip dirtying the kitchen, look to these seven purveyors for the best meat, cheese, pasta, wine, and dessert.
How to sharpen your skills, shop like a chef, host the perfect party, and more.
Green Park Inn is listed on National Historic Register and is a member of Historic Hotels of America – National Trust for Historic Preservation. Stay one night in this stunning historic inn and receive 25 percent off the second night, now through May 31 (holiday weekends not included, subject to availability). Enjoy 10 percent off dining in our Chestnut Grille Restaurant (excludes beverages). Mention this ad to receive this special offer.Read more
A two-day celebration, the 77th Annual Blessing of the Fleet showcases the best that Coastal Georgia has to offer: fresh seafood, local culture, boating, water sports, the shrimping industry, arts, crafts, and more. The festival features fun and games for the kids, fabulous food, music, great family entertainment, and a variety of artists and displays.Read more
Amelia Island has introduced their 2015 Amelia Island Visitor Guide app available for iPhone, iPad, or Android devices. The app allows visitors to plan their beach vacation and includes information about Amelia Island’s beaches, golf, dining, shopping, and more. Start planning your escape today, and come make memories on Amelia Island.Read more
Oratlanta-mag-ft-yargo-yurtder your free “Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites” and start planning your getaways. You’ll find cabins, yurts, campsites, lodge rooms surrounded by Georgia’s most beautiful places. Activities include hiking, fishing, biking, boating, swimming, geocaching, golf, playgrounds, family reunions, and ranger programs. To get a free “Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites,” call 1-800-864-7275. The brochure can also be viewed on online.Read more
The Taste of Marietta is a fun way to sample a variety of Cobb County’s restaurants, as well as experience Marietta’s history, culture, and shopping. Admission to the event is free and “tastes”—ranging from Italian to seafood, steak to BBQ, and all the sweets imaginable—are available for $1 to $5.Read more
Enjoy this this barbecue cook-off festival offering three choices: ribs, pork butts, and brisket. The festival has a fun family atmosphere and features live entertainment, mechanical bull rides, a rock wall, a veterans motorcycle ride and display, airplane rides, food and craft vendors, a beer and wine tent, and a spud gun competition.Read more