December 2011: Best of Atlanta


All of our Best of Atlanta winners · The Loecken family’s mission · Direct flights to Havana · Emory’s online religion magazine · Atlantic Station’s renaissance · Champagne’s for New Year’s · Holiday gifts for him and her from local boutiques · A hot real estate website comes to town · A Smyrna artist’s picturesque studio

Solid Ground

Crushed under a house and left for dead after the Haiti earthquake, Roovens Monchil survived with help from strangers. Months later, they found each other again in Atlanta.

By Charles Bethea

> GALLERY: Photos of the recipe, from start to finishLIFE & STYLE

Style Buckhead's Morgan Kylee wants to spice up the scene
Abode Swanky digs at the St. Regis
> GALLERY: Rooms by Patricia McLean and Suzanne Kasler
Home Phipps's new home boutique, Arhaus
Real Estate
Villa del Sol is for sale
GALLERY: Shots from the $1,799,000 estate
Travel The Ritz-Carlton Lodge at Reynolds Plantation
Culture The ex-Georgia warden who tried to stop the execution of Troy Davis speaks out
History GSU's Great Speckled Bird flies again
> GALLERY: Covers from throughout the paper's history

Music Rapping with eight-year-old MattyB
The best Georgia books of 2011


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