Latest stories

5 face masks from favorite Atlanta brands (including one made with basil and mint)

Yes, this is for real! Yolanda Owens of Iwi Fresh Farm-to-Skin Spa makes aromatherapeutic masks with basil, mint, rosemary, and anise hyssop on a fabric lining. Plus, a few more traditional cloth face masks we love.
Girl Diver opens Atlanta

Asian seafood restaurant Girl Diver opens soon in Reynoldstown

Chef Richard Tang, owner of Char Korean in Inman Park, is opening an Asian seafood spot called Girl Diver in Reynoldstown in early October.
Art Beats Atlanta online performances

Art Beats is a virtual front-row ticket to the city’s new shows

Perhaps Art Beats—Atlanta’s new portal for online performances and exhibitions—is so user friendly because the idea started with an arts fan.
What will it take for APD to change the way it polices itself?

What will it take for APD to change the way it polices itself?

Our investigation of thousands of pages of internal-affairs documents raises questions about reform at the beleaguered department.
Out on Film Festival 2020

Out on Film launches a “virtual theater” for this year’s LGBTQ+ film festival

Now an independent entity, Out on Film is one of the nation’s oldest LGBTQ+ festivals, one of the 10 largest of its kind in the U.S., and one of only three Oscar-qualifying LGBTQ+ fests.
Terence Lester Love Beyond Walls

The moment Love Beyond Walls’ founder decided to become an advocate for the homeless

"In about 2004, my wife and I were about to graduate college. We were eating ramen noodles and thinking about how we didn’t have enough gas in the car to go drive somewhere we wanted to. Then, we asked ourselves, who are we to start complaining?"

Follow Us

65,518FansLike
126,739FollowersFollow
493,786FollowersFollow

TOP STORIES

What’s happening with Westside Park in northwest Atlanta?

What’s happening with Westside Park in northwest Atlanta?

Next month, crews will put the final touches on a 350-foot deep reservoir holding 2.4 billion gallons of water Atlanta can tap in case of an emergency. Later on, they’ll cut the ribbon on the surrounding park, the city’s largest.
How do I file for unemployment in Atlanta Georgia

More of your questions answered about COVID-19 unemployment in Georgia: filing glitches, employer responsibility, retroactive payouts, PUA, and more

How do I get my back payments? How does partial unemployment work? What's the latest on the backlog? Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler weighs in.
Ett Atlanta restaurant in the woods

At Atlanta’s oddest restaurant, you get a five-course meal alone in the woods

The idea for Ett—a one-person, one-table, zero-contact “restaurant”—came to Good Food Truck proprietor Jessamine Starr during her pandemic isolation.
New City Atlanta BeltLine

Mailchimp to depart Ponce City Market for massive new Old Fourth Ward project

Atlanta-based digital marketing company Mailchimp has announced plans to leave Ponce City Market—where it’s swelled in recent years to become the landmark mixed-use project’s largest tenant by far—once their lease ends in 2022.
Delbar Atlanta

The verdict on 4 new Atlanta restaurants: Delbar, Buena Gente, Hero Doughnuts, and Perc Coffee

Frenzy over a Cubano, nostalgia-inducing doughnuts, a star baker’s new project, and the best rice I’ve ever had.
Gullah Geechee reunion brunch

A Gullah Geechee reunion brunch at the Herndon Home

Many African American families in Georgia have roots in the Sea Islands, often expressed through food that revolves around seafood and rice and okra, which were introduced to the Americas from West Africa during the slave trade.
Brookwood Hills pavillion

After a tree knocked down their freestanding garage, this Atlanta homeowner made a fine garden folly

When a tree knocked down the freestanding garage in this Brookwood Hills backyard, the homeowners created a charming pavilion—a type of outbuilding sometimes called a garden folly.

News & Culture

Out on Film launches a “virtual theater” for this year’s LGBTQ+ film festival

Now an independent entity, Out on Film is one of the nation’s oldest LGBTQ+ festivals, one of the 10 largest of its kind in the U.S., and one of only three Oscar-qualifying LGBTQ+ fests.

The moment Love Beyond Walls’ founder decided to become an advocate for the homeless

"In about 2004, my wife and I were about to graduate college. We were eating ramen noodles and thinking about how we didn’t have enough gas in the car to go drive somewhere we wanted to. Then, we asked ourselves, who are we to start complaining?"

What’s happening with Westside Park in northwest Atlanta?

Next month, crews will put the final touches on a 350-foot deep reservoir holding 2.4 billion gallons of water Atlanta can tap in case of an emergency. Later on, they’ll cut the ribbon on the surrounding park, the city’s largest.

Food & Drink

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

A Gullah Geechee reunion brunch at the Herndon Home

Many African American families in Georgia have roots in the Sea Islands, often expressed through food that revolves around seafood and rice and okra, which were introduced to the Americas from West Africa during the slave trade.

Hey Atlanta: What home projects gave you joy in 2020?

Tell us what projects—large or small, cheap fixes or major investments, totally amateur or professional—gave you joy in the midst of this chaotic year. We’ll be sharing our favorites in an upcoming issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.

This serene guest room also doubles as a workspace for Brian Patrick Flynn

Yes, technically it’s a guest bedroom, but interior designer and HGTV personality Brian Patrick Flynn refers to it as his “idea room,” for working from home or just listening to music.

RECENT ISSUES

Atlanta Magazine September 2020 cover - mountains
Atlanta Magazine August 2020 cover - Ahmaud Arbery
Atlanta Magazine July 2020 cover - Top Doctors

FROM OUR SISTER SITES