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“In Their Own Words:” A new photo series from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will inspire you

September is both Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and to raise awareness of and donations toward research for both diseases, the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta launched a new photo series that shows Children's patients holding flags with words such as "fearless," "hope," and "brave."
Root Baking Co. Ponce City Market

Root Baking Co. makes its way to Atlanta from Charleston

After serving their specialty bread loafs to Charleston residents for the past 3 years, husband-and-wife team Chris Wilkins and Nicole Lewis have made their way down to Atlanta and opened bakery and cafe Root Baking Co. in Ponce City Market on Thursday.
My Favorite House

My Favorite House: This romantic, Spanish Colonial home in Morningside

Atlanta native Ryan Hughes, who co-owns R Hughes, was in fifth grade the first time this stately Spanish Colonial house in the Lenox Park area of Morningside caught his eye. The house, which was built in 1935 and is thought to have been designed by famed Atlanta architecture firm Ivey and Crook, was updated in the early 2000s by celebrated interior designer Bobby McAlpine.
Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors High Museum of Art Atlanta

Tickets to Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors at the High are already sold out

But if you want to see the insanely popular art exhibition in Atlanta, there's still hope.

Fall Fashion: This year, bright, geometric accessories are meant to be noticed

This fall, accessories don’t hide behind simple silhouettes and earthy shades. They leap out in geometric shapes, bursts of unusual texture, and electric hues. Here’s to coloring outside the lines.
BeltLine Lantern Parade

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 19-25

Atlanta's beloved BeltLine Lantern Parade is back, EDM will be raging at Imagine Music Festival, and Kathy Griffin is holding a comedy show for her Laugh Your Head Off World Tour.
Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim

Atlanta’s “Super Bowl of Swimming” brings Olympians and cancer advocates to Lake Lanier this weekend

This weekend, swimmers both Olympian and novice will descend upon Lake Lanier for the Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim, which raises money for cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Monday Night and Georgia Governor Brian Kemp

Monday Night Brewing agreed to host a Brian Kemp event. Outraged fans said, “Hold my beer.”

The Georgia chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business asked Monday Night Brewing to host its endorsement event of gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. The brewery agreed. When media coverage found its way to Twitter, the reaction was swift.
Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors High Museum of Art Atlanta

How to get tickets to Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors exhibition at Atlanta’s High Museum

The last stop on a nationwide tour, Yayoi Kusama's incredibly popular Infinity Mirrors exhibition coming to Atlanta's High Museum of Art, and it's going to be a hot ticket. Here's how to purchase yours.
King Barbecue

The verdict on 5 newcomers to Atlanta’s dining scene

Here are our five mini-reviews of some of Atlanta's new restaurants, including Avalon's new barbecue joint, King Barbecue, Nashville's famed fried chicken restaurant, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, and the third restaurant in Ryan Pernice’s North Fulton mini-empire, Coalition Food and Beverage.
Fahamu Pecou fire

After a fire destroyed his studio, Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou prepares to start over

Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou was vacationing in Cuba, on his way to a market, when he stopped at one of Havana’s many Wi-Fi parks to check his text messages. As soon as he was able to connect, his phone lit up one alarming message after another. “Call me right away, it’s an emergency.”
Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta Vincent Anthony Jon Ludwig

Peace, Love, and Puppets: Why adults may need the Center for Puppetry Arts more than kids do

Atlanta's Center for Puppetry Arts, which turns 40 this month, is one of the only institutions of its caliber in the world. Meet the devoted staff behind it, who can remind all of us how important it is to stop and play.
Double Eagle Steakhouse

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse opens soon in Dunwoody: Check out the menu

The Perimeter Mall area is getting a new steakhouse this month. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is set to open for dinner service on September 19, with lunch service following the next day.
What's filmin in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Stranger Things, Raising Dion, Queen America, Superintelligence, plus unpacking the new FilmL.A. report

Along with Stranger Things, another Netflix sci-fi series has started filming in Atlanta: Raising Dion. Queen America with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Melissa McCarthy film Superintelligence are also in town. Plus, we break down what this year's FilmL.A. report, which says Atlanta slipped from first place for film production, really means.

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After a fire destroyed his studio, Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou prepares to start over

Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou was vacationing in Cuba, on his way to a market, when he stopped at one of Havana’s many Wi-Fi parks to check his text messages. As soon as he was able to connect, his phone lit up one alarming message after another. “Call me right away, it’s an emergency.”

Hurricane Florence evacuees: Atlanta says welcome with free offers and discounts

Just like when Hurricane Irma barreled into Florida this time last year, Atlanta is displaying its Southern hospitality by welcoming evacuees with open arms. Hurricane Florence evacuees, enjoy your stay in Georgia's capital with these discounts and free deals.

Monday Night Brewing agreed to host a Brian Kemp event. Outraged fans said, “Hold my beer.”

The Georgia chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business asked Monday Night Brewing to host its endorsement event of gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. The brewery agreed. When media coverage found its way to Twitter, the reaction was swift.

Food & Drink

How an Atlantan photographer, Angie Mosier, wants to reshape our perceptions of Southern cuisine

New York City–based chef Marcus Samuelsson will release a cookbook called A Moving Feast: Recipes and Stories of Soul Food’s Journey North. Through the lens of food, it will share accounts of the Great Migration. Nearly every one of the more than 100 images in the book will have been captured by photographer Angie Mosier, a lifelong Atlantan who is preternaturally talented, excessively humble, and unmistakably white.

The verdict on 5 newcomers to Atlanta’s dining scene

Here are our five mini-reviews of some of Atlanta's new restaurants, including Avalon's new barbecue joint, King Barbecue, Nashville's famed fried chicken restaurant, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, and the third restaurant in Ryan Pernice’s North Fulton mini-empire, Coalition Food and Beverage.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse opens soon in Dunwoody: Check out the menu

The Perimeter Mall area is getting a new steakhouse this month. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is set to open for dinner service on September 19, with lunch service following the next day.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

Throw a sophisticated, Southern fall supper with recipes from chef Scott Peacock and mixologist Navarro Carr

My dear friend Liz Lapidus, whose public relations firm represents some of the city’s top restaurants and creatives, has a knack for inviting all the right people to just the right venue. The dinner she hosted one fall evening in the leafy courtyard of Susan Bridges’s Inman Park gallery, Whitespace, was no different. There, her intimate group of eight gathered to celebrate Birmingham-based artist Amy Pleasant’s show Writing Pictures.

Take a photographic tour inside our 2018 Modern Style Showhouses

In June, the Atlanta Magazine's HOME Modern Style Showhouses opened in the Old Fourth Ward, showcasing Atlanta's top designers. Take a look inside the two contemporary houses.

12 Atlanta home and garden events to see this fall

Watch the night sky light up at Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade, plan an entire house at Fall Atlanta Home Show & Outdoor Living Expo, and attend the largest community photo festival in the country in Atlanta Celebrates Photography's 20th anniversary.

Modern Style

Atlanta Magazine's HOME introduces a pair of contemporary showhouses alongside the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

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