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Georgia Poet Laureate’s Prize

Georgia Poet Laureate’s Prize 2021: Meet the winner and finalists

Launched in 2014 by Judson Mitcham in collaboration with the Georgia Council for the Arts, the Georgia Poet Laureate's Prize is an annual program designed to encourage works by teen writers. Read the works of the 2021 winner and finalists.

General Muir chef Todd Ginsberg opens a red-sauce, Italian-American restaurant: Dirty Rascal

Inspired the food of Todd Ginsberg’s childhood, Dirty Rascal is an Italian-American, red-sauce restaurant with a modern atmosphere. Set in new Thompson Buckhead hotel in Buckhead Village, Dirty Rascal will serve pasta, meat, and poultry dishes that convey comfort and warmth.

Back to the future in Richmond, Virginia

History is always close at hand in a colonial city—especially one that’s home to a Thomas Jefferson–designed state capitol and the graves of two other presidents (James Monroe and John Tyler). Still, Richmond works hard to not only showcase its legacy, but also prove it is home to innovative offerings that appeal to modern visitors.
Peoplestown eminent domain

A long eviction fight in Peoplestown reverberates in Atlanta mayor’s race

An eminent domain fight in Peoplestown that began under former Mayor Kasim Reed's term might have played a role in that candidate's defeat. Both runoff candidates attended at a November 10 neighborhood rally, calling on the city to halt eviction proceedings and leave the matter for the incoming administration.
Washington Coutnty Georgia Courthouse

Ahmaud Arbery and Eurie Martin met similar fates, so why did a mistrial over the central Georgia man’s death go largely unnoticed?

As was the case with Ahmaud Arbery, Eurie Martin was unarmed and on foot, passing through a neighborhood not his own. One jogged, the other walked. Martin was 58; Arbery was 25. But their final minutes alive were eerily consistent, fraught with confusion and fear. Each had been chased by a heavily armed trio of middle-aged white men, although it seems likely neither Arbery or Martin would've known why. They were outnumbered and on their own.
Andre Dickens

Is Andre Dickens the progressive in Atlanta’s mayoral runoff election?

Andre Dickens is happy to claim the progressive mantle, while Felicia Moore considers herself more moderate. But how much daylight is there really between the two?
Brown sugar spice cake with butterscotch glaze, from Cheryl Day's Treasury of Southern Baking

Get cooking! 5 beautiful new Georgia cookbooks—and the recipes you’ll want to make from them

Gift-giving season—aka eating/drinking/baking season—has arrived. As the holidays approach, here are five beautiful new cookbooks from Georgia chefs, bakers, pitmasters, and farmers—plus recipes you can make from them.

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