March 2014: Must-Do South

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The Must-Do South
Twenty essential events and why Atlantans—from John Lewis to Hugh Acheson—love them. How many can you check off?
> The Masters at Augusta National
> Memphis in May
> Selma Jubilee
> Spoleto in Charleston
> And more!
By Betsy Riley and Christine Van Dusen

Garden Party
This spring’s high-tech floral fashions play well with a new botanical art exhibition at the Atlanta History Center’s Cherokee Garden Library.
Produced by Mary Logan Bikoff

Magnifying Glass
Thad Starner has been wearing some kind of computer on his head for twenty years. Now the Georgia Tech professor and Google Glass pioneer wants the world to join him.
By Jesse Lichtenstein

Stranded in Atlanta’s Food Deserts
In a region that prides itself on celebrity chefs and lush farmers markets, half a million people live without access to something as basic as a grocery store.
> Mapping the terrain of Atlanta’s food deserts 
> Maps of the grocery trade imbalance and diet-related deaths 
> Fast vs. fresh food
> Apples to apples: Price comparisons
> What I learned taking the food stamp challenge
By Rebecca Burns

Georgia College Guide
Our annual directory of Georgia’s four-year colleges and universities. PLUS:
> Big projects on campus: What’s going up at Georgia’s colleges
> Atlanta as a college town?
> Athens comes alive when school’s in session
> Take a fresh look at Macon
> Milledgeville: Hang out on Georgia College’s front yard
> Savannah: The downtown renaissance that SCAD built
> Taking the next step: Georgia’s largest medical, law, and MBA programs

Editor’s Note Lessons from the Snowpocalypse

AGENDA
Dilemma
What will happen to the Yerkes chimpanzees?
Social Contracts The BeltLine rules of engagement
On Stage Kenny Leon’s Raisin revival
High Notes
The devil went down to Cobb
Hollywood of the South Adult Swim voiceover actress Dana Swanson
InnovATL Tongue-controlled wheelchairs
Relationships Outkast reunites
Reads
Teresa Weaver’s Bookshelf
> PLUS A bonus interview with author Kate Sweeney
Calendar Worth your while this month

Read all these stories and more in our News & Opinion section

APPETITE
Review Osteria Mattone
Drink Up Cocktails for March’s lion-and-lamb moments
Geering Local Circle A Lettuce
Destination Global dining options at Sweet Auburn Curb Market
Home Plates North Alabama chicken stew from Adam Evans

ARBITER
Haberdashery Designer Afriyie Poku
Trends Athletic-inspired fashions
Health & Wellness Choose your Peachtree 10K training program
DIY Visit the American Craft Council Show, then get creative
Inside Look Alton Brown’s tropical backyard pool house

Hollis Gillespie Heartbreak on deck

 

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