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College football Hall of Fame serves as a high-tech pantheon to gridiron gods

Technology wil be strongly integrated into the visitor experience

When the college football Hall of Fame opens in downtown Atlanta on August 23, visitors can expect more than dusty artifacts and stern-faced busts. A high-tech pantheon to gridiron gods, the $66.5 million hall replaces old digs in South Bend, Indiana. Read more...

Q&A with SEC Network host and analyst Maria Taylor

The former UGA basketball player talks about working with Tim Tebow, life on the sideline, and the SEC's reign

When Alpharetta native Maria Taylor introduces herself to hulking SEC football players, their typical response is, “You’re huge!” Taylor stands six feet two and was a four-year basketball player at the University of Georgia. Read more...

Q&A: Fox News' Bret Baier chronicles his son's struggles with heart disease

The face of top-rated Special Report and Dunwoody native discusses the genesis of his first book and being pseudo Southern.

Forget reporting trips to Afghanistan or tête-à-têtes with presidents; Bret Baier’s toughest challenge involved the flawed ticker of his six-year-old son, Paul. When Paul was diagnosed with five congenital heart defects at birth, subsequent surgeries and hospital stays put the newsman’s career on hold. Baier chronicles the family’s sojourn into the world of pediatric heart disease in his first book, *Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage, and Love*. (All author proceeds go to pediatric heart research.) Read more...

Center for Puppetry Arts to undergo major expansion

The Midtown museum will get a new modern facade and feature the largest Jim Henson collection in the world

In the Center for Puppetry Arts’ atrium, a coterie of America’s puppetry elite stand in a semicircle, contemplating an acrylic-encased Miss Piggy. The starry-eyed swine sports the feathery boa and sarong she wore in 1996’s Muppet Treasure Island, her curlicue locks blonde as ever. “She’s beautiful,” says Bonnie Erickson, who created Miss Piggy and now directs the Jim Henson Legacy. “She gets better and better.” Read more...

Townsend Prize: Ten Georgia books vie for the venerable award

The prestigious accolade for writing will be presented on April 24

Every other year since 1982, Peach State literati have collaborated to determine which Georgia books are deserving of the Townsend Prize, an award that honors great writing (and, incidentally, is named for *Atlanta* magazine’s founding editor, Jim Townsend). Read more...