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Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Friday, July 3

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Georgia, Governor Kemp urges people to wear masks, while Emory experts call for a mask mandate. Here's what you need to know this week.
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House Envy: This Cabbagetown condo offers an iconic piece of Atlanta’s history and unrivaled views of the city—if you build up into its 71-foot tower

It might seem overly ambitious to list a Cabbagetown loft with a galley kitchen and a single bedroom at $785,000—more than any other condo in the neighborhood has ever landed. But hear owner Brandon Sutton out.
Who does what during a disaster

What, exactly, do FEMA and GEMA do when disaster strikes?

Can FEMA swoop in whenever it wants? If we have FEMA, why do we also need GEMA? The emergency response departments, explained.
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As concert venues remain closed, parking lot concerts keep live music going

Atlanta's live music venues can re-open on July 1, but most are staying shut for now. Enter: the Parking Lot Concert series.
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Q&A: KP The Great on his path from artist to executive, protest music, and more

Kawan “KP The Great” Prather’s multi-hyphenated career in the music business all started with him simply asking questions. The Vine City native hopped on the phone to chat about his storied career in the music business, making protest music, and his next ventures.
Visiting Zoo Atlanta in the pandemic

What’s it like taking your kids to the zoo during a pandemic?

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the closing of schools, daycares, and attractions around the city, it’s become harder to fill the time. But a friend suggested I take my two young kids to Zoo Atlanta, and after learning about the safety measures, I decided to give it a try.
Room Envy

This versatile room does triple duty for studying, crafts, and playtime

Part playroom, part crafts room, and part study hall, this terrace-level space in Decatur serves many functions in style.
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, June 27

Cases are still climbing in Georgia, APS has announced in-person graduation dates, and Morehouse has canceled fall sports. Here's what you need to know this week.

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Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, June 27

Cases are still climbing in Georgia, APS has announced in-person graduation dates, and Morehouse has canceled fall sports. Here's what you need to know this week.
Alicia Philipp

Alicia Philipp recognizes the fix for Atlanta’s vast inequity—but you might not want to hear it

After four decades of leading the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Alicia Philipp is stepping down with a call for innovative, systemic, and drastic change.
How do I file for unemployment in Atlanta Georgia

Your questions answered about filing for unemployment in Georgia during COVID-19: severance, payouts, federal help, and more

Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler weighs in on the questions you submitted.
Georgia coast travel

Taking the slow road: exploring Georgia’s Ocean Highway

On Georgia's coast, there's a lot to explore between the interstate and the islands. For now, when a solitary drive is best. And hopefully soon, when you can mingle with the locals.
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12 Great Georgia Hikes

Georgia's landscape has everything from the rugged Appalachians to granite monadnocks and shady creekside trails. We whittled it down to 12 great hikes, fit for an experienced backpacker, day-tripper, or even an urban crusader (two are ITP!).
New Zealand COVID-19 response

Commentary: An ex-pat Atlantan and former CDC staffer on what we could learn from nearly coronavirus-free New Zealand

My children are back at school. We eat out at restaurants. No one wears masks, and no one is concerned. This isn’t a wild dream; this is New Zealand.  
Pollo Supremo

Next up from the owner of Octopus Bar and 8Arm: Pollo Supremo near EAV

Located on Moreland Avenue a few blocks from East Atlanta Village, Pollo Supremo is slated to open by September.

News & Culture

Q&A: KP The Great on his path from artist to executive, protest music, and more

Kawan “KP The Great” Prather’s multi-hyphenated career in the music business all started with him simply asking questions. The Vine City native hopped on the phone to chat about his storied career in the music business, making protest music, and his next ventures.

What’s it like taking your kids to the zoo during a pandemic?

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the closing of schools, daycares, and attractions around the city, it’s become harder to fill the time. But a friend suggested I take my two young kids to Zoo Atlanta, and after learning about the safety measures, I decided to give it a try.

Food & Drink

Review: Lyla Lila is a serious destination for pasta

With pasta from a profoundly talented expat of Ecco and St. Cecilia, Lyla Lila is as much a draw for Fox Theatre patrons as for Midtown residents looking for a reliable yet exciting neighborhood haunt.

New ideas, smaller portions, and increased demand: How four Atlanta pop-up chefs and bakers adjusted in the pandemic

When the pandemic shut down Atlanta in mid-March, Nick Melvin made the difficult decision to furlough himself from his chef position at Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. But he couldn’t keep out of the kitchen for too long and soon launched a burrito pop-up out of his house called Poco Loco.

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A moss wall adds a touch of nature to this Druid Hills home

This 1918 Mediterranean-style Druid Hills house came with a beautiful backyard, so homeowner Steve Colby decided to blur the boundaries between inside and out with a moss accent wall. “I love plants and playing with textures,” he says.

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