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May 2012: Summer Guide

FEATURES
Summer Guide
148 ways—from roller derby to beach parties, Zac Brown to Ringo Starr, Shakespeare to NASCAR—to make this a season to remember.


MORE IN THE MAGAZINE
Civil War letters · Tales from the foxhole · The silver lining of falling home values · Morehouse's Genarlow Wilson · Jimmy Carter and Chuck Leavell · Andrew Young III · Elliott Street Deli & Pub · "Cornbread Nation 6" · Atlanta Nosh · Summer attire with prints that pop · Craft scene

One and Done
In an excerpt from his new book, "Starting and Closing," Braves legend John Smoltz reflects on the team’s heartbreaking postseason record.
Introduction by Betsy Riley

Shut Up and Listen
For his whole life, Eddie Owen has been searching for the perfect place to hear live music. But if you thought he found it at Eddie’s Attic, the legendary Decatur venue he opened twenty years ago, think again.
By Tony Rehagen

FOOD & DINING
Review Cardamom Hill introduces ambrosial dishes from South India
Dining Scene Late-night crowds are hooked on EAV’s Octopus Bar
Geering Local Bella's Best strucla
Recipe Justin Burdett’s salmon cakes with spring Vidalia relish
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GALLERY: Photos of Burdett making the recipe

LIFE & STYLE
Style Online retailer Bella Bag
> GALLERY: Founder Cassandra Connors's favorite bags
Travel Apalachicola's pristine Gulf Coast hideaway
Home Artist Steve Penley's house is his gallery
> GALLERY: Photos of the Penley abode

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Culture
Westminster Inc. creates retro-fun toys
Entertainment
Georgia’s video game industry means business
Drama
A Waffle House–inspired play premieres at Horizon
Music 
The Atlanta Jazz Festival never loses its rhythm
> GALLERY: Performers from the festival's storied history
Books 
Amber Dermont’s "The Starboard Sea"
Arts Longtime theater critic Curt Holman mourns the loss of Marietta's Theatre in the Square

COLUMNS
Hollis Gillespie
When she knew to bar herself from bingeing
Editor's Note On Eddie's Attic

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