Editor's Note - Atlanta Magazine
From the Editor

Steve Fennessy's thoughts on the magazine


April 2014

Not long ago, I went out in East Atlanta for the first time in . . . well, too long. When I first moved to Georgia in 2000, I spent a lot of my evenings there—more hours than I can reasonably recollect. Read More

March 2014

Snowpocalypse taught us a few lessons—how to outfit your car for the next eighteen-hour commute (don’t forget a bucket to pee in!); how social media can accomplish what government cannot (thank you, Michelle Sollicito, creator of the SnowedOutAtlanta Facebook page); the best way to sleep on the floor of a CVS (diapers make good pillows). Read More

February 2014

Living in Decatur, I don’t get to Alpharetta much, but I have a feeling that’s going to change later this year. The first phase of Avalon, the massive $600 million work-live-play development going up now off Old Milton Parkway, is scheduled for completion in October. Read More

January 2014

Once every few months I have lunch with Lee Walburn, who was editor in chief of this magazine for fifteen years. We usually meet in Marietta, which is sort of halfway for both of us. Lee and his wife live in Armuchee now, just north of Rome—far beyond even the metro Atlanta exurbs. Lee is always giving me grief that in the five years I’ve been editor, I still haven’t made the drive up to his farm, a place that coworkers and friends describe as magical, which may or may not have something to do with the fine bourbon I’m told he has on hand. Read More

December 2013

The lettering on this month’s cover and throughout our annual Best of Atlanta package was brought to you courtesy of additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3-D printing. If you’re like me, you’ve heard about this process but never really understood it. Maybe it’s the word *printing*, which implies paper. But 3-D printing is done with plastic—and in this case, with an eco-friendly plastic made from corn. Read More