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Anita Darling

For Suwanee artist Anita Darling, art is a devotion

Every morning, Anita Darling walks barefoot to her backyard greenhouse in Suwanee. She stands still, feeling the dew under her feet, sips her coffee, and prays—in order to align herself with God and nature before starting to draw.
Bar Vegan Ponce City Market

Slutty Vegan’s Pinky Cole is opening a bar at Ponce City Market

Scheduled to open February 14, Bar Vegan takes the bold, attention-grabbing, fun-forward, and vegan facets of Cole’s original burger concept and applies them to the bar scene.
Decatur High School students ensure their city’s monuments are on the right side of history

Decatur High School students ensure their city’s monuments are on the right side of history

The members of the Black Student Union at Decatur High School are barely old enough to vote, but they have already had an impact on local politics—helping a city with a progressive reputation confront its own racial history.
Most anticipated Atlanta restaurants of 2021

The most anticipated metro Atlanta restaurants of 2021

Atlanta's restaurant scene is a resilient one, and despite the pandemic, many still have plans to open their doors in 2021. Here are a few we're eagerly anticipating.
2020 DIY Projects

The home improvement projects our readers did in quarantine

We asked you to tell us what projects—large or small, cheap fixes or major investments—gave you joy in the midst of this chaotic year. Here are some of our favorite stories.
U.S. Capitol innsurrection 1906 Atlanta Race Riots

To understand the mob violence at the U.S. Capitol, remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot

Rage is uncontrolled lashing out at a perceived injustice. The mob in Atlanta acted out of grievances fueled by false claims from politicians and media. So did the mob in Washington D.C.
How menus changed in the pandemic

How Atlanta restaurants are redesigning menus to weather the pandemic

The loss of a signature dish is just one example of how chefs have had to rethink their menus during the pandemic.

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Market Movers

"It sounds preposterous," the New York Times declared. “A businessman from Atlanta blows into New York and walks off with the colonnaded high temple of American capitalism. No more will New York be the master of the New York Stock Exchange.”
David Cowan Georgia Governor Brian Kemp ASL Intrepreter

Meet the breakout star of Governor Kemp’s press conferences: sign language interpreter David Cowan

David Cowan’s expressive style of signing frequently captures the public’s attention—most recently when he was interpreting onstage at Governor Brian Kemp’s coronavirus press conferences.

Forget Los Angeles—Alexandra Breckenridge and Casey Hooper made Georgia their home and never looked back

If any couple needs a place to nest, it’s Alexandra Breckenridge and her husband, Casey Hooper. In the current family scenario, the foursome is happily ensconced in a quiet community just outside Atlanta in a two-story house they’ve made their own.
Yes, you can record phone calls without the other person's consent in Georgia

Yes, it’s legal to record a phone call in Georgia without telling the other person

Donald Trump’s hour-long chat with Brad Raffensperger highlighted a detail in Georgia law. Let's learn about the “single-party consent” law.

28 metro Atlanta patios ready for winter dining

Looking for a heated or covered patio in Atlanta? Here's a roundup of several restaurants with patios that you can enjoy even in dreary winter weather.
Lake Charlotte Nature Preserve

One of Atlanta’s largest remaining forests has been saved. Now what?

The forgotten forest long known as Lake Charlotte Nature Preserve stands to become one of Atlanta’s largest public parks, an archaeological treasure trove, and a model for urban forestland preservation.
Gaining Ground podcast

A new podcast explains Georgia’s current political climate by those who know it best: actual Georgians

Now that Georgia has captivated national attention, who better to explain this political phenomenon than the residents and journalists who have been living and working here? That was the primary goal of Gaining Ground: The New Georgia, a five-part podcast hosted by Atlanta natives Rembert Browne and Jewel Wicker.

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Georgia Democrats Warnock and Ossoff win, will flip the U.S. Senate

The victory for both Warnock and Ossoff will lead to a 50-50 split for U.S. Senate control. With Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as the tiebreaker, the Democrats will gain control of the Senate.

A new podcast explains Georgia’s current political climate by those who know it best: actual Georgians

Now that Georgia has captivated national attention, who better to explain this political phenomenon than the residents and journalists who have been living and working here? That was the primary goal of Gaining Ground: The New Georgia, a five-part podcast hosted by Atlanta natives Rembert Browne and Jewel Wicker.

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ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

“Pocket neighborhoods” could be crucial for variety and affordability in Atlanta

La France Walk—a 24-home “pocket neighborhood,” in urbanist lingo—has entered its final construction phase, aiming for a timeless look that reflects the farmhouse style of the lot’s original house (which still stands).

Porch 959’s Jared Foster mixes a musical career and artisan carpentry

Singer/songwriter Jared Foster landed in Atlanta in 2014 while collaborating with Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae on his Grammy-nominated song, “All I Need Is You.” Carpentry was just a side gig he picked up to support himself while he launched his solo act—something he’d tinkered with as a child with his stepfather.

This Morningside home is both cosmopolitan and comfortable

Johanna and Jonas Reisinger describe their style as “a blend of European simplicity with Southern comfort.” After all, Johanna is a native Atlantan, and Jonas grew up in Stuttgart, Germany. A modern home in Morningside, originally designed by architect Brad Heppner, provided a polished setting for distilling the best of both their worlds.

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