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The best stories each week about Atlanta, from Atlanta-based writers, and beyond.
This compact neighborhood in the heart of west Midtown remains somewhat hidden in plain sight
Bordered on the north by Atlantic Station and the south by Georgia Tech, Home Park is in the heart of west Midtown. And yet the compact neighborhood remains somewhat hidden in plain sight—well, as hidden as a neighborhood can be when it abuts a premier university and a sprawling outdoor mall and entertainment complex.
The founder of the Ramblin’ Raft Race died Sunday at age 66
When I walked into Larry Patrick’s giant jumble of a house in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, back in early April, summer was already palpable: the summers of 1969 all the way through 1980. Images of those twelve summers, the best of Larry’s life, filled the walls of the house that had been in his family since the 1920s, on land settled back in the 18th century, long before anyone could have conceived of such a strange and wonderful thing as a raft race.
There’s a new bartender on the scene, but this one isn’t listening to your relationship problems
Thanks to a team of engineering and finance grads from Georgia Tech, cocktail culture has a new on-demand button. Meet Monsieur, an artificially intelligent robot that can shake up cocktails from scratch in just a few seconds.
Some devices are designed for health or research purposes, but these protoypes are just plain neat
An explosion of “smart” clothes is changing the way we access technology. And big strides in these so-called “wearables” are coming out of Georgia Tech, where devices have been designed for health purposes and research tools.
Think these two schools have nothing in common? Their mascots beg to differ.
An art school and an engineering-driven university may not seem to have much in common, but Savannah College of Art and Design and Georgia Tech do share the same sort of insectile mascot.
A Clear View of the Southern Sky is a collection of 10 small masterpieces
Fifty years ago, Mary Hood was sitting in a classroom at Georgia Tech, where she was a graduate physics student, when she encountered the following test question: If it’s raining and a man needs to get to his car, will he get wetter if he runs or if he walks?
His new interactive sculpture is part the “Design for Healthy Living” exhibit
“Creator extraordinaire—with an exclamation point!” That’s how artist Tristan al-Haddad describes himself. His most recent work for the Museum of Design Atlanta is “Metro-Poly,” part of the larger “Design for Healthy Living” exhibit.