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Bee Nguyen

“We cannot outorganize a subversion of democracy”: Democratic rising star Bee Nguyen is vying to be Georgia’s next elections chief

Next year’s contest for Georgia secretary of state—an enormously consequential position in a newly purple state—will be one of the country’s most-watched races. Democratic rising star Bee Nguyen wants the job.
Meet the Atlantan who's rescued nearly 1,000 cats from trees

Meet the Atlantan who’s rescued more than 1,000 cats from trees

Atlantan Normer Adams on cat rescue and conquering fears (and starlings)
Jeffrey Parker MARTA CEO dies at 55

MARTA CEO Jeffrey Parker has died at age 55

MARTA announced Saturday morning that its General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker has died at age 55.
Plaza Drive-In ends

Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre ends drive-in screenings, but fond memories of the pandemic pivot remain

As we slowly win back some of the hallmarks of normalcy we were forced for so long to do without, we must also bid goodbye to the quirky innovations that took their place. The Plaza Theatre's drive-in service is one of those.
Atlantic Station expansion

Atlantic Station is about to undergo a major expansion

With its own zip code and 2.5 million square feet of offices, homes, restaurants, and behemoth retail anchors, Atlantic Station might seem massive now, but it’s less than half built, with several huge holes remaining. Projects scheduled to break ground in 2018 are planned to add thousands of workers, hundreds of new residences and hotel rooms, and fundamental changes to how certain facets feel.
Minato Smyrna

Love Letter: Some things change, but Minato stays wonderfully the same

Even after 31 years in business, Minato hasn’t changed much, starting with an aesthetic that now—three decades on—feels a bit Rainforest Cafe–lite.
Downton Abbey Exhibition Atlanta

What to know before you visit the Downton Abbey Exhibition in Atlanta

Located in the Perimeter Pointe shopping center in Sandy Springs, Downton Abbey: The Exhibition has costumes, props, and replica sets from the beloved TV series.
Living with the Legacy Martin Luther King Children 1985

The Children of Dr. King: Living with the Legacy

"My father was sent to do a very specific job. . . . He was a God-sent man and when his work was done he moved on higher. . . ." —Yolanda Denise King
Masquerade Wrecking Ball

The Masquerade hosts its final Old Fourth Ward encore

How do you celebrate the beginning of the end of the Masquerade? An alternative music festival in the dog days of summer is a good way to start.
South-View Cemetery Atlanta Winifred Hemphill

At South-View Cemetery, Winifred Watts Hemphill is keeper of black Atlanta’s departed history

Winifred Watts Hemphill's great-grandfather cofounded South-View Cemetery in 1886 to give black Atlantans a dignified final resting place. Today, her mission is to help ensure those buried there, including civil rights leaders, athletes, and artists, are not forgotten.

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