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Love at first swipe: What dating apps tell us about Atlantans

February means Valentine’s Day, which means romance, which now means swiping right. We asked some of the most popular dating apps to share some Atlanta-centric trends.
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Pop-Up Magazine brings its unique live storytelling to the Buckhead Theatre

The producers of Pop-Up Magazine refuse to tape these live, multimedia extravaganzas. You literally have to be there, which is why the series routinely sells out venues across the country from Lincoln Theatre in D.C. to San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall.
Room Envy

This traditional study has a colorful, feminine twist

The wood paneling and stone fireplace may typify an old boys’ club library, but this Buckhead study belongs to the lady of the house. Interior designer Tish Mills gave it a colorful, stylish twist.
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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: February 12-18

Date or no date this Valentine's weekend, there's still plenty to do in Atlanta, including checking out a few new theatrical productions or celebrating SweetWater's 23rd anniversary.
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As Memorial Drive rapidly changes, how do its longtime restaurants survive?

“Gentrification brings a different level of competition, and typically, the competition has more money behind it than a small, standalone business,” Daddy D'z owner Christianah Coker-Jackson says. “So, they can inundate [would-be diners] with the advertising, the bright lights, the fancy stuff we just don’t have.”
Jen Jordan Georgia State Senator

The Passion of Jen Jordan: How an unlikely politician became the new voice of Georgia’s Democratic party

Jen Jordan is now approached constantly by women—“it’s almost always women,” she says—telling her how much her speech meant to them and sharing their own stories of reproductive trauma: infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion. Still, although she is strongly pro-choice, Jordan says she never wanted to be known as “the abortion speech lady.”

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You know when you’re an Atlantan when . . .

We posed this question to our readers. Here's what they told us.
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What’s filming in Atlanta now? Red Notice, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Respect, plus the state tax credit audit

Red Notice, an action-comedy with Ryan Reynolds, the Rock, and Gal Gadot, started filming in Atlanta this month, and the two Aretha Franklin projects continued filming.
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The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Southern Belle, Yunan Crossing Bridge Rice Noodle, and Buena Vida Tapas & Sol

A new noodle spot from the LanZhou Ramen crew, plus classy small plates on Ponce and tapas on the BeltLine
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A conversation with Stacey Abrams on voter suppression, “electability,” and those VP rumors

Most politicians, after losing a monumental election, see their personal brand fade into obscurity. Not Stacey Abrams. 
Newport South Downtown

Can South Downtown thrive again?

So far, Newport has spent $88 million acquiring property and has started gutting and prepping spaces. With the help of city incentives and historic-building tax credits, Kunkat wants to strip the wood and aluminum facade on a Peachtree nail salon to expose the original brick and stone and has torn out old carpet and drywall in the old Sylvan Hotel to reveal the historic brick walls beneath.
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Review: At By George, Hugh Acheson brings some dazzle to downtown Atlanta’s dim dining scene

Downtown needs a restaurant like By George, one where the business-casual set can entertain clients, hang with friends, or just unwind at the bar.
Smoking Ban Atlanta bars

Yes, Atlanta needed to ban smoking in bars. But . . .

There are two certainties in a bar that allows smoking: 1) The drinks are cheap, and 2) The bar has history. Those are two precious commodities these days, especially in a city that, like many cities, is morphing into one giant luxury apartment building with a generic name.

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Pop-Up Magazine brings its unique live storytelling to the Buckhead Theatre

The producers of Pop-Up Magazine refuse to tape these live, multimedia extravaganzas. You literally have to be there, which is why the series routinely sells out venues across the country from Lincoln Theatre in D.C. to San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall.

True Colors’ production of School Girls sparks conversation about colorism and pretty privilege

Director Tinashe Kajese-Bolden will bring Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play to life at True Colors Theatre Company, February 11 to March 8, as part of its She Griots season, in which black women star in or have written all shows.

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Yes, Atlanta needed to ban smoking in bars. But . . .

There are two certainties in a bar that allows smoking: 1) The drinks are cheap, and 2) The bar has history. Those are two precious commodities these days, especially in a city that, like many cities, is morphing into one giant luxury apartment building with a generic name.

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Explore an antique- and art-filled condo located just across the street from the High Museum

A longtime art-lover left a larger family home on a quiet Buckhead street behind, eager to be part of the vibrant Midtown cultural scene, and filled her new 2,300-square-foot condo in One Museum Place with her most treasured pieces.

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