A new rock-climbing park will preserve the legacy of a stone mason who became one of Georgia’s first Black legislators
Northeast of Macon, the Jake’s Woods project aims to create regional destination through confluence of Georgia history and unique, outdoor recreation.
5 Reasons to love East Point
Humble, gritty, and quirky, East Point sits just southwest of downtown Atlanta, bordered by Greenbriar Mall, Camp Creek Parkway, and Tyler Perry Studios. Established in 1847 as the eastern terminus of the Atlanta and West Point railroads, the city was chartered 40 years later, and today is home to 38,000 residents
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.
13 things to do on St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta
With St. Patrick's Day on a Saturday this year, you'll need to plan your schedule carefully. Here are a few of the parades, parties, bar crawls, and family-friendly events you can attend in metro Atlanta.
Timeline: The long, risque history of Atlanta’s nightlife
From 1933 to today, Atlanta has gone through prohibition, hundreds of clubs, a change in the legal drinking age to 18, and more. Here's the exhaustive (though not complete) timeline of Atlanta’s nightlife.
The CDC says to wash your hands for 20 seconds. 9 Atlanta songs to help you keep time.
If you can sing the chorus of "Ms. Jackson," you're washing your hands for 20 seconds, the amount of time the CDC recommends to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and other illnesses.
Finally, Georgia can grow medical marijuana. Here’s what you need to know.
While low-THC cannabis oil has been legal for use by people with certain medical conditions for the past few years, it's essentially been impossible for those patients to obtain the oil legally. A new law signed by Governor Brian Kemp is set to help change that, but there's still a lot to sort out.
Bagley Park is a monument to Buckhead’s historic Black communities—and a reminder of the racism that drove them out
In 1980, Bagely Park was renamed as Frankie Allen Park for a beloved Buckhead Baseball umpire. No one told the family of William Bagely, a leader in the Black community that lived on and was ultimately forced out of the land where the park stands. Last year, Bagley's granddaughter Elon Osby and the Buckhead Heritage Society helped restore Bagley's name to the park and remind residents of the area's history.
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.
The murder of Alberta King
On Sunday June 30 1974, Alberta Christine Williams King played “The Lord’s Prayer” on the organ of Ebenezer Baptist, the church where her father, A.D. Williams, her husband, Martin Luther King Sr., and son, Martin Luther King Jr., all had served as pastors.