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Candytopia Atlanta

8 things to know before you visit Candytopia in Atlanta

Candytopia, a colorful, Instagramable wonderland filled with large candy sculptures and paintings, is back in Atlanta at the Disco Kroger shopping center in Buckhead. Before you go, here's what you need to know. (Hint: Bring socks, a fully charged phone, and prepare for confetti.)
Sedrick Rowe

Part of Georgia’s inaugural group of licensed hemp growers, Sedrick Rowe hopes to inspire a new generation of young Black farmers

Rowe, who turned 30 this year, wants to empower Black people to thrive in the farming industry, recognizing in it the possibility of economic self-sufficiency and even generational wealth. And he hopes hemp will be part of that.
No. 246 changes its menu

No. 246 goes back in time with a new “old-school” personality and menu, launching June 15

Just in time for its 10th anniversary, Ford Fry's Decatur staple, No. 246, is ditching its modern, California-Italian roots for a nostalgic throwback to "red-sauce" dining rooms of the 1970s.

Mission + Market’s Ian Winslade to open Tre Vele Italian in Sandy Springs

The restaurant, cafe, and market targets a late July opening in the former Three Sheets building.
Kasim Reed launches comeback campaign for Atlanta mayor

Kasim Reed launches comeback campaign for Atlanta mayor

Kasim Reed filed paperwork on Monday to launch his bid for a third term as Atlanta mayor, and intends to officially announce his decision during his 52nd birthday party on June 10, according to two sources with direct knowledge of his campaign plans.

In A Night at the Sweet Gum Head, journalist Martin Padgett tells Atlanta’s overlooked queer history during the disco decade

In A Night at the Sweet Gum Head, released this month by W.W. Norton, journalist Martin Padgett sutures this context into the accounts of two main subjects: Bill Smith, who helped lead the Georgia Gay Liberation Front, worked as a city commissioner, and published the South’s leading gay newspaper, the Barb; and John Greenwell, who rose to drag stardom performing as Rachel Wells at the Sweet Gum Head nightclub.

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MARTA has 400 buses that carry roughly 500,000 people every week. The transit agency wants to know how to carry more.

Should MARTA buses come more frequently or should they serve more people? The agency hopes to answer these questions to make a more robust system.

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.
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is now open at the Pullman Yard

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is now open at Pullman Yard. Here’s what to know before you go.

Part museum, part immersive 360-degree digital spectacle, and part hands-on activity, the show takes guests on a journey through the Dutch post-impressionist artist's life. Here's what you need to know when visiting Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience in Atlanta.
Hippin Hops

The verdict on 5 new (or revamped) Atlanta restaurants: Hippin Hops, 8Arm, Poco Loco, Tiny Lou’s, and Karv Kitchen

Tiny Lou’s gets new chefs, 8Arm gets a Japanese makeover, popular burrito pop-up Poco Loco gets a permanent home, and more

Sweetgreen, the popular salad chain, is finally opening at Ponce City Market

Fans of Sweetgreen, rejoice: the salad and grain bowl chain officially opens at Atlanta's Ponce City Market on June 8, with a soft opening on June 4-5.
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.
Kasim Reed launches comeback campaign for Atlanta mayor

Kasim Reed launches comeback campaign for Atlanta mayor

Kasim Reed filed paperwork on Monday to launch his bid for a third term as Atlanta mayor, and intends to officially announce his decision during his 52nd birthday party on June 10, according to two sources with direct knowledge of his campaign plans.

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In A Night at the Sweet Gum Head, journalist Martin Padgett tells Atlanta’s overlooked queer history during the disco decade

In A Night at the Sweet Gum Head, released this month by W.W. Norton, journalist Martin Padgett sutures this context into the accounts of two main subjects: Bill Smith, who helped lead the Georgia Gay Liberation Front, worked as a city commissioner, and published the South’s leading gay newspaper, the Barb; and John Greenwell, who rose to drag stardom performing as Rachel Wells at the Sweet Gum Head nightclub.

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is now open at Pullman Yard. Here’s what to know before you go.

Part museum, part immersive 360-degree digital spectacle, and part hands-on activity, the show takes guests on a journey through the Dutch post-impressionist artist's life. Here's what you need to know when visiting Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience in Atlanta.

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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.

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