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Scenic drives in North Georgia Mountains

3 scenic drives to take this fall in the North Georgia mountains

Especially spectacular when the leaves are turning next month.
Where to pick and by flowers in Georgia

Where to pick fruit and flowers (or pick them up) in North Georgia

Looking for spots to pick flowers or fruit in the North Georgia mountains? Here are four of our favorite places.
Wineries in Georgia

North Georgia’s wine scene is surprisingly sophisticated. Here’s where to visit.

Sure, you’ll still see muscadines and slushie machines, but visit North Georgia now and you’ll find sophisticated small-batch varietals you’ll never spy at Total Wine.

Where to reel in trophy trout in North Georgia streams

Looking for places to fish in the North Georgia mountains? Here are three of our favorites.
“R Lake,” a modern home on Lake Rabun

5 cool cabins to rent in North Georgia

From big to small, rustic to luxe, east to west, here are a few great places to hide out in the wide open of the North Georgia mountains.
North Georgia Swimming Holes

4 secluded swimming holes in the North Georgia mountains

Sure, you’ll still see muscadines and slushie machines, but visit North Georgia now and you’ll find sophisticated small-batch varietals you’ll never spy at Total Wine.
Where to bicycle in North Georgia mountains

3 favorite places to bike in the North Georgia mountains

Here are three of our favorite cycling spots in the North Georgia mountains

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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

Biggest development bet on English Avenue in ages, Echo Street West, is officially moving forward

Tony Bartlett, Lincoln Property Company executive vice president, foresees the 19-acre mixed-use project becoming the largest investment in the English Avenue neighborhood in generations, an eventual hub of offices, retail, multifamily homes, and hotel rooms with enough space—2.4 million square feet—to eclipse Ponce City Market.

A Call to Service

When the world began to split at the seams, Alicia Philipp, the longtime director of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, was in a vineyard in Sao Pedro do Sul, Portugal, visiting family. From her vantage point, the deadly coronavirus, already tearing through Europe, was a real, if not necessarily immediate, threat to America.

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ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

3 tips for buying and selling homes in 2020

The world of residential real estate as we know it is changing, thanks to erratic markets, interest-rate cuts, and stymied home showings. Here, three agents tell us how that disruption may affect Atlanta’s real estate market for the longer term.

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.

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