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A South Fulton mom draws national attention with her upcycled clothing brand, Jabella Fleur

Mom of six Alissa Bertrand was frustrated with the clothing options available for her three youngest daughters. The home sewer started creating dresses, jumpsuits, and separates for her girls using curtains, bedsheets, and other thrifted textiles sourced from Etsy and shops around the city.

Why the sprawling city of Jacksonville, Florida, is a great spot for a weekend getaway

Although it’s the largest city by area in the continental United States (840 square miles), Jacksonville manages to feel small. Venture beyond the urban core, and you’ll discover a patchwork of historic neighborhoods.
Brash Coffee Roasters

Brash Coffee Roasters is opening a full-service restaurant at the Works

Brash Kitchen will offer counter-service, takeout, and table-service options for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon cocktails. Brash founder Chris McLeod has partnered with Julia Kesler Imerman of meal prep and catering company Stop Think Chew for the menu.

Bellamy Young on her acting career, the solace of singing, and seeing Asheville through new eyes

Although she now calls New York City home, actress Bellamy Young says she’ll always be a Southern girl at heart.
Atlanta Falcons Gridiron Heights

Watch: Atlanta Falcons team up with Gridiron Heights for their 2021 schedule release video

The Atlanta Falcons teamed up with Bleacher Report to produce their very own Gridiron Heights special announcing the 2021 schedule. (Yes, there are plenty of jabs at the Saints.)
Jojo Fritay Kennesaw

Find great griyo and other tastes of Haiti at Jojo Fritay in Kennesaw

“Griyo is the identity of any Haitian restaurant,” says Francois Nau. Sometimes spelled griot, the word refers to pork that’s been marinated in fresh herbs and sour orange, boiled until fork-tender, then fried—and it’s the centerpiece at Jojo Fritay, the Kennesaw restaurant Nau runs with his wife, Edith, and daughter Jo.

Ask the Expert: An award-winning potter shares his passion for Mississippi’s ceramics scene

Award-winning potter Matt Long is a professor of art at the University of Mississippi and presents ceramics workshops internationally. His functional pieces have appeared in publications such as Ceramics Monthly.
Cross-Pollination Art Lab Atlanta

Atlanta’s Cross-Pollination Art Lab encourages collaboration and experimentation

Currently located at Uptown Atlanta (formerly Lindbergh City Center), the Art Lab is a gallery and studio space spread across four connected buildings totaling 18,000 square feet.

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10 of metro Atlanta’s most vibrant city centers—that aren’t Atlanta

Atlanta’s suburbs are getting more urban. Metro residents crave proximity to walkable city centers and are flocking to reinvigorated, historic towns like Alpharetta and Hapeville—or newly invented places like Trilith and Serenbe. Here are 10 communities with newly vibrant downtowns.
Buckhead secession

When the going gets tough, these Buckhead residents get secession fever

Organizers say the city isn't addressing Buckhead's problems, but opponents say a Buckhead secession could bankrupt Atlanta and send a cold message during a time of renewed focus on equity and race relations.

Chattahoochee Food Works hall opens on the Westside with banh mi, sushi, waffles, pizza, and more

Many years in the making, the Chattahoochee Food Works food hall is now open. Curated by Food Network host Andrew Zimmern and Robert Montwaid, founder of the Gansevoort Market in New York City, the food hall boasts 31 vendors opening gradually throughout the coming months.
HUB404 is a proposed nine-acre park above Georgia Highway 400.

Big Atlanta development ideas to watch in 2021

What's happening with the Gulch, the park over GA 400, Westside Park, Path400, and more.
State of Atlanta's real estate market 2021

A year into the pandemic, metro Atlanta’s real-estate and development industry is damaged, uneven, relatively strong, and absolutely killing it

Atlanta’s disparate Covid-19 recovery is a juxtaposition of post-lockdown winners and losers in a city known for both civil rights and glaring economic disparity.
How to get Covid-19 vaccine Atlanta Georgia

Trying to get a Covid-19 vaccine in Georgia? Follow these tips.

How do you get a Covid-19 vaccine in Georgia? It can be daunting and confusing, but never fear—here's a quick guide of which websites to go to, who is offering the shots, how to get your second dose scheduled, what to do if all the sites are booked, and what to do if you want a certain vaccine.

Athens Pizza owners open a new casual Mediterranean restaurant in Chamblee

Inspired by their annual Greek Easter celebration, husband-and-wife team Sandy and Niki Papadopoulos are opening a casual Mediterranean restaurant called Karv Kitchen.

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10 of metro Atlanta’s most vibrant city centers—that aren’t Atlanta

Atlanta’s suburbs are getting more urban. Metro residents crave proximity to walkable city centers and are flocking to reinvigorated, historic towns like Alpharetta and Hapeville—or newly invented places like Trilith and Serenbe. Here are 10 communities with newly vibrant downtowns.

From accessory dwellings to coliving units, Atlantans are finding new ways to share space

Long before Covid-19 clamped down upon so many Atlantans’ livelihoods, skyrocketing housing costs and other ills of gentrification were forcing city dwellers—especially younger ones—to get creative when it came to living arrangements. That trend has only accelerated since the pandemic.

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