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Things to do in Atlanta Doggy Con

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: August 15-21

Show off your dog's coolest costume at Doggy Con, dance along to Trombone Shorty at Chastain Park, and celebrate a dinosaur birthday party.
Doris Ulmann

Doris Ulmann’s photography aimed to preserve disappearing cultures in the Southeast

Despite her groundbreaking documentary photography, photographer Doris Ulmann never gained the reputation of her contemporaries. Now the Georgia Museum of Art is hosting the first complete retrospective of her work, Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann.
Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors High Museum of Art Atlanta

How to get tickets to Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors exhibition at Atlanta’s High Museum

The last stop on a nationwide tour, Yayoi Kusama's incredibly popular Infinity Mirrors exhibition coming to Atlanta's High Museum of Art, and it's going to be a hot ticket. Here's how to purchase yours.
Tamales

Where to find the best tamales in metro Atlanta, according to Zocalo’s Marco Martinez

In his quest to perfect the art of tamale-making, Marco Martinez has tasted everything from store-bought frozen versions to handmade ones in restaurants across the city. Here’s where he picks up his favorites (aside from his own kitchen)—all within a half mile of each other on Buford Highway.
Wild 'n Out Atlanta

Nick Cannon sums up the new season of Wild ‘n Out: “It’s Atlanta.”

The 12th season of MTV's long-running hip-hop improv show, Wild 'n Out, was filmed entirely at Center Stage in Atlanta. And host Nick Cannon says the city's essence itself is the perfect description for the new season.
Pinewood Forest

Across from the massive movie studio, Pinewood Forest was designed with creatives in mind

In Fayetteville, 15 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and just across the street from Pinewood Atlanta Studios, Pinewood Forest is designed as the kind of mixed-use community where “positive collisions” happen among neighbors—and where picturesque streets might serve as the backdrop of a Hollywood blockbuster.

My Style: Emily Giffin, New York Times best-selling author

Emily Giffin—author of 10 books, including Something Borrowed, which was made into a movie featuring Kate Hudson—knows what she likes. With a closet filled with Balenciaga and Lanvin, Giffin loves classic, timeless pieces paired with elegant, understated jewelry and comfy essentials (“I’m never far from my Frame denim jacket”).

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Whitney Durham

An interior decorator balanced this Buckhead cottage with a wide array of modern and sentimental favorites

The circa-1932 cottage Whitney Durham and her husband, Nathan, found in Buckhead had the sort of character she appreciates: stone on the front facade, with a Gothic-shaped front door painted a cheery blue.
Yacht Rock

Confessions of a Cover Band: Yacht Rock Revue croons the hits you love to hate

Yacht Rock Revue is hard to define—they're part fandom, part joke, part self-promotion, and each element is infused with irony. But when they take the stage at Old Fourth Ward's Venkman’s, the band is fully in character, complete with gaudy shirts and sunglasses, playing music people hate. And everyone loves it.

Tin Lizzy cofounder to open beachy Chiringa in Alpharetta City Center

A spinoff of Andy McKoski's Florida restaurant Chiringo, Chiringa will have a laid-back beachy vibe and offer fresh seafood, fish sandwiches, salads, and cocktails made with juice squeezed in-house.
Bird electric scooters

Bird Invasion: Atlanta’s electric scooters are fun, dangerous, exciting, annoying, and unstoppable

In early May, without much of a heads up to Atlanta City Hall, Bird, founded by a former Lyft and Uber executive, dropped off 200 of its electric scooters in the city. The electric vehicles—which include Lime, Spin, Ofo, Muving, and Relay—have since become fun, dangerous, exciting, annoying, revolutionary, and polarizing. What can Atlanta do?
Shay Lavi

Why Israeli grillmaster Shay Lavi is an Atlanta chef to watch

Shay Lavi is a master behind the grill, where proteins make up only about 30 percent of his impressive, vegetable-laden spreads. Now, the catering chef plans to open his own cafe downtown.
430 holderness west end

House Envy: Live in a charming restored bungalow by the BeltLine in West End

When Rick Baggenstoss spied the Craftsman-style bungalow on Holderness Street in Atlanta’s historic West End, he claims it was love at first sight. Although the abode, built in 1911, was long vacant and in disrepair, the real estate developer immediately saw its potential. “The house had great bones, lots of charm, and an ideal location within walking distance of area shops, restaurants, and the BeltLine,” he said.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Stranger Things, Superintelligence, The Mule, plus our Comic-Con roundup

Stranger Things officially introduces Starcourt Mall, Melissa McCarthy returns to Atlanta for comedy Superintelligence, and Tyra Banks is finally filming Life Size 2, 18 years after the original film premiered.

News & Culture

How to get tickets to Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors exhibition at Atlanta’s High Museum

The last stop on a nationwide tour, Yayoi Kusama's incredibly popular Infinity Mirrors exhibition coming to Atlanta's High Museum of Art, and it's going to be a hot ticket. Here's how to purchase yours.

Nick Cannon sums up the new season of Wild ‘n Out: “It’s Atlanta.”

The 12th season of MTV's long-running hip-hop improv show, Wild 'n Out, was filmed entirely at Center Stage in Atlanta. And host Nick Cannon says the city's essence itself is the perfect description for the new season.

Stacey Abrams, Big Boi guest on The Daily Show this week

This week's guest lineup on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah was more Atlanta-centric than usual: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams stopped by for Monday's episode and Outkast rapper Big Boi appeared on Wednesday's show.

Food & Drink

5 Atlanta restaurants where you can have the most fun

As if eating out isn’t entertaining enough, you can now pair an inspiring meal in Atlanta with skeeball or bocce, ping-pong or bowling, carnival games or mini golf—even a ride in a $190,000 Porsche.

There’s a movement in Georgia to modernize mead

Mead has long been the drink of legends. Now meadmakers are looking to elevate the fermented honey wine from an archaic novelty to a beverage as buzzworthy as cider or even craft beer.

Why Israeli grillmaster Shay Lavi is an Atlanta chef to watch

Shay Lavi is a master behind the grill, where proteins make up only about 30 percent of his impressive, vegetable-laden spreads. Now, the catering chef plans to open his own cafe downtown.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

House Envy: Live in a charming restored bungalow by the BeltLine in West End

When Rick Baggenstoss spied the Craftsman-style bungalow on Holderness Street in Atlanta’s historic West End, he claims it was love at first sight. Although the abode, built in 1911, was long vacant and in disrepair, the real estate developer immediately saw its potential. “The house had great bones, lots of charm, and an ideal location within walking distance of area shops, restaurants, and the BeltLine,” he said.

Recipes: How to throw an Italian aperitivo party with spritzy cocktails

Quintessential aperitivo cocktails, like the pleasingly dry and bitter negroni and the Aperol spritz, are meant to stimulate the appetite. Here are two cocktail recipes and six dish recipes to throw a summer party to remember.

Historic architecture and transitional interiors blend in this 1920s Druid Hills house

Historic architecture and transitional interiors can be an exciting pair, bringing new energy to old bones. Case in point: this 1920s Druid Hills house, where the design-build team at HammerSmith created a comfortable, livable family home—with some modern surprises thrown in for fun.

Modern Style

Atlanta Magazine's HOME introduces a pair of contemporary showhouses alongside the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

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