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The Walking Dead season 10 trailer is actually amazing

The long-running zombie drama endured a lot of changes in season nine with the exit of stars Andrew Lincoln and Lauren Cohan. But based on the explosive new Comic-Con trailer, season 10 looks very promising.

This courtyard in Vern Yip’s Rosemary Beach vacation house is his favorite getaway

Vacation homes should be about fun, not chores, so celebrity interior designer and TV host Vern Yip created a low-maintenance courtyard at his family’s Rosemary Beach house, an escape from daily life in Atlanta.

She used to live in the Hogwarts castle. Now, Lady Melissa Percy brings British country style to Georgia.

Lady Melissa Percy grew up in a 20-bedroom, 11th-century castle that stood in for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. She was once married to a best friend of Prince William. Now, she's moved to the U.S. and launched her line of women’s sporting sweaters, Mistamina.
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Trade the drudgery of the gym for these 3 adrenaline-fueled day trips

Is your workout feeling too much like “work”? Trade the drudgery of the gym for one of these adrenaline-fueled day trips.
BB&T Atlanta Open

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 17-23

Peach-themed dishes galore at Peachfest, RuPaul’s Drag Race brings season 11 queens to the city, and the Atlanta Open hosts some of tennis’ best players.
Bibliocactus Latin American Venezuelan bookstore Roswell Georgia

For Latin American immigrants in Roswell, BiblioCactus bookstore is a connection to home

Venezuelan Carlos Carrasquero dreamed of owning his own bookstore, and in May, he opened BiblioCactus Librería in a strip mall on Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell.
Bibliocactus Latin American Venezuelan bookstore Roswell Georgia

Para inmigrantes latinoamericanos en Roswell, BiblioCactus librería es una conexión a sus raíces

El venezolano Carlos Carrasquero soñaba con tener su propia librería, y en mayo, abrió BiblioCactus Librería en un centro comercial por Grimes Bridge Road en Roswell.

At Atlanta’s first food forest, you can forage for mushrooms and pick medicinal herbs

The Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill is a place where volunteers tend crops of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and herbs, much of which is available to the public for free.

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Where did Stranger Things film in Atlanta?

A map of all the places Stranger Things has filmed near metro Atlanta

Curious where Stranger Things filmed in Georgia? Most of the iconic spots—Starcourt Mall, Hawkins Middle School, Hawkins National Lab, are within an hour of Atlanta.

At Atlanta’s first food forest, you can forage for mushrooms and pick medicinal herbs

The Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill is a place where volunteers tend crops of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and herbs, much of which is available to the public for free.

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American Medical Association's new president: Patrice Harris

An Atlanta doctor is now the first black woman president of the American Medical Association

After 172 years, a black woman is the leader of doctors in America. Patrice Harris talks about her history-making election and the American Medical Association role in tackling issues such as healthcare access and anti-abortion legislation.
Restaurant Eugene closing Eugene & Elizabeth's

Restaurant Eugene to close this summer, to be replaced by a more casual restaurant

After 15 years, Linton Hopkins's fine-dining staple in Buckhead will close and become a new restaurant, Eugene & Elizabeth's.
Atlanta affordable housing problem city's new plan

Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details

Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.
Ted Terry Clarkston Mayor running for U.S. Senate

It’s official: Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry—of Queer Eye fame—will run for U.S. Senate

The young leader of Clarkston, Georgia, which has been called the most diverse square mile in America, declared today he’s running for U.S. Senate.

News & Culture

For Latin American immigrants in Roswell, BiblioCactus bookstore is a connection to home

Venezuelan Carlos Carrasquero dreamed of owning his own bookstore, and in May, he opened BiblioCactus Librería in a strip mall on Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell.

Para inmigrantes latinoamericanos en Roswell, BiblioCactus librería es una conexión a sus raíces

El venezolano Carlos Carrasquero soñaba con tener su propia librería, y en mayo, abrió BiblioCactus Librería en un centro comercial por Grimes Bridge Road en Roswell.

Alice Walker turns 75: How she inspired Tayari Jones, WABE’s Rose Scott, and others

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing—one of Alice Walker’s more than 40 books—is perhaps the most apropos title to describe her 75th birthday celebration, held at the Georgia Writers Museum in her hometown of Eatonton, Georgia last weekend.

Food & Drink

Leopold’s Ice Cream will hand out free scoops in Atlanta for its 100th birthday

We chatted with owner and Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold about the Savannah institution's history and longevity.

Restaurant Eugene to close this summer, to be replaced by a more casual restaurant

After 15 years, Linton Hopkins's fine-dining staple in Buckhead will close and become a new restaurant, Eugene & Elizabeth's.

My hunt for a taste of home in Atlanta: the perfect bandeja paisa

What I craved most after leaving Miami was the perfect bandeja paisa—the national dish of my parents’ native Colombia. Eventually, I found Las Delicias de la Abuela on Buford Highway. Every bite of the bandeja paisa was like turning a page in a book that took me home.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

Laundry room, study room, art room—this farmhouse “family studio” does it all

More than just a room for the washer and dryer, this multipurpose area was dubbed “the family studio” by homeowner Alea Moore, her husband, and four children.

These 3 new metro Atlanta developments embrace the outdoors

Westside Atlanta’s 70-acre Quarry Yards, Forsyth County forthcoming mini-city Halcyon, Serenbe's health-and-wellness–focused “hamlet” called Mado—these metro Atlanta developments are focusing on the outdoors.

Houseplants have become the latest must-have accessory

No green thumb? Master gardener? There are houseplants for everyone. From bold foliage patterns to macrame hangers, the design world is inspiring us to embrace our inner gardener. Every room needs a touch of something organic—even the most minimalist spaces.

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