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Commentary: Atlanta’s nighttime e-scooter ban has a major blind spot

For women like me who relied on e-scooters to help make the last mile of our journey a little safer, Atlanta's new nighttime ban only makes things worse.
What to do on Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta

18 things to do during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta 2019

Dragon Con, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Decatur Book Festival, Black Gay Pride Weekend—there are so many events in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend 2019.
Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: August 21–27

The TOUR Championship comes to East Lake Golf Course, Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is back for a 17th year, and support blood cancer research by running through SunTrust Park at SagerStrong Stadium Fun Run.
R. Thomas

As a misfit teen, R. Thomas was my late-night savior

No other place came as close to satisfying my simultaneous yearnings for discovery and acceptance as this weirdly tropical and uncharacteristically health-focused restaurant. When I found R. Thomas, it didn’t fit in, and I therefore believed in my teenage heart that it was just like me.
Pittsburgh Journalism Project

Effects of the APS cheating scandal still ripple through Pittsburgh. This journalism project empowered residents to tell their own story.

The goal of the Pittsburgh Journalism Project was to cultivate journalists in communities that are traditionally underrepresented—or negatively represented—by mainstream news outlets. Their story about the aftermath of the APS cheating scandal made the front page of the AJC.
Matte black home decorations

Matte is the new black: 17 great home decor pieces

It's time to matte black all the things. From silverware to coasters to sofas, matte black provides a modern style to your home.

Miles Macquarrie’s tricked-out basement is test lab for Kimball House’s cocktails

As co-owner and beverage director of Watchman’s Seafood and Spirits and Kimball House, it's no wonder Miles Macquarrie's basement kitchen is a cozy bar and test lab for his drink recipes.

Make way for Pippa, the rescue schnoodle capturing hearts while biking the BeltLine

Super playful and cuddly is how Todd Steigerwalt describes his Schnoodle dog—a breed mix of a schnauzer and a poodle—Pippa. You may have seen her speed past you on the Atlanta BeltLine while riding on Steigerwalt’s back.

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Why does Atlanta have so many roaches?

Atlanta belongs to the roaches now. We merely live here.

Why are there so many roaches in my Atlanta house? It could be the weather. Or the trees. Or the fact that we—as Atlantans—are just screwed.

At Vietvana in Avondale Estates, expect handmade pho noodles and banh mi bread

Vietvana, a modern Vietnamese restaurant serving pho and banh mi, will open on East College Avenue in Avondale Estates on August 16.
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.

Make way for Pippa, the rescue schnoodle capturing hearts while biking the BeltLine

Super playful and cuddly is how Todd Steigerwalt describes his Schnoodle dog—a breed mix of a schnauzer and a poodle—Pippa. You may have seen her speed past you on the Atlanta BeltLine while riding on Steigerwalt’s back.
Janisse Ray

Georgia’s forests are a shrinking line of defense against global warming. Can Janisse Ray make us care enough to save them?

Georgia’s once-mighty and fast-diminishing forests are one of the country’s least appreciated wonders. Author Janisse Ray has long been their fierce advocate—and as a new threat emerges, her message is more urgent than ever.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Ballad of Richard Jewell, Lovecraft Country, Ozark, Hillbilly Elegy, and more

Clint Eastwood is back in Atlanta with his next directorial project, The Ballad of Richard Jewell. Also in town: Ron Howard's Hillbilly Elegy and Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams's HBO series Lovecraft Country.
Shops Buckhead Atlanta sold

At a town hall, a debate for the future of the Shops Buckhead Atlanta

The big theme that emerged was a tension between making the center more “accessible” versus establishing the Shops as Atlanta’s true beacon of luxury shopping—with a lingering question whether those two ideas are mutually exclusive.

News & Culture

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: August 21–27

The TOUR Championship comes to East Lake Golf Course, Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is back for a 17th year, and support blood cancer research by running through SunTrust Park at SagerStrong Stadium Fun Run.

Effects of the APS cheating scandal still ripple through Pittsburgh. This journalism project empowered residents to tell their own story.

The goal of the Pittsburgh Journalism Project was to cultivate journalists in communities that are traditionally underrepresented—or negatively represented—by mainstream news outlets. Their story about the aftermath of the APS cheating scandal made the front page of the AJC.

Make way for Pippa, the rescue schnoodle capturing hearts while biking the BeltLine

Super playful and cuddly is how Todd Steigerwalt describes his Schnoodle dog—a breed mix of a schnauzer and a poodle—Pippa. You may have seen her speed past you on the Atlanta BeltLine while riding on Steigerwalt’s back.

Food & Drink

Chick-fil-A has mac and cheese now. It’s fine.

On August 12, Chick-fil-A introduced mac and cheese as a new permanent side dish, something the Atlanta-based fast-food giant had been testing in various markets since 2017.

At Vietvana in Avondale Estates, expect handmade pho noodles and banh mi bread

Vietvana, a modern Vietnamese restaurant serving pho and banh mi, will open on East College Avenue in Avondale Estates on August 16.

Review: At Cardinal in Grant Park, sip iced vermouth and soak up mystical energy

To think of Cardinal as a mere speakeasy doesn’t do justice to its extraordinary whimsy. With CBD juice drinks, low-ABV cocktails, and a snacky bar menu, Cardinal is a free-spirited space at The Beacon.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

Atlanta designer William Peace brings nature indoors at this Jackson Hole retreat

Atlanta-based interior designer William Peace of Peace Design knows something about jaw-dropping landscapes. This house in the foothills of the Tetons in Jackson Hole appears as if it’s been there 100 years, mimicking the look of small, historic trapper cabins on the 10-acre property.

This Amelia Island condo’s modern look is anything but a coastal cliche

After buying a unit in the Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Sally and Trav Paulk enlisted interior designer Tiffany Hinton of Lola Interiors in Fernandina Beach to bring in rich color, cool furnishings, and clever architectural features.

This functional Decatur farmhouse fits into its historic neighborhood

Homeowners gave this Atlanta architect and designer, Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, a challenge: Design a spacious house for a family of five that still “reads” as a cottage and fits all the requirements of a historic Decatur neighborhood. This popular modern farmhouse style fit the bill.

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