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Paradise RegainedWhen he died at age eighty-four, Howard Finster left behind 46,991 pieces of artwork and a garden containing two Bicycle Towers, one Giant's Shoe, and a Highway to Heaven. But after decades of decay and neglect, Paradise Garden is finally being resurrected.By Betsy Riley
Communal CommutingWhat I've learned from riding MARTA.By Rachael Maddux
Coca-ColonizationAuthor Mark Pendergrast takes us inside the cult of the world's best known brand. An excerpt from the expanded edition of For God, Country & Coca-Cola.
Editor's Note Why don't I take MARTA again?
AGENDAArts Vermeer's Girl enjoys the High lifeSecond Acts Former R&B singer Montell Jordan gets in the spiritBargain Hunting Extra, extra! GovDeals.com auctions off surplusInnovATL Battlefront biomedicine and other breakthroughsTeresa Weaver's Bookshelf Susan Rebecca White's A Place at the TableRead all these stories and more on our Daily Agenda blog
APPETITERestaurant Review KR SteakBar brings Kevin Rathbun back to BuckheadCulinary Character Immigrants introduce Himalayan cuisineHappenings The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival puts our best food forwardRecipe David Sweeney's fried chicken livers and poached peaches on arugulaLocal Foods Fresh Georgia (and South Carolina) peaches
ARBITERStyle Annie Griffin Collection's Southern inspirationsHome Inside a showpiece of the Modern Atlanta Home TourHollis Gillespie She ain't heavy, she's my sister