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A much better reason to talk about Jonathan Krohn

Many of you are familiar with the story of Jonathan Krohn. He's the Atlanta child conservative who was lionized by GOP bigwigs after giving a speech at 2009's CPAC convention when he was only 13. Krohn was back in the news last week after Politico ran a story announcing he now considers himself a political progressive.
Beltline Cat Guy Atlanta

Jeremy Smith—aka BeltLine Cat Guy—explains life with a feline sitting shotgun

"People see the cat and they see me on the bike, and they get happy. It makes me feel like I have some influence in my life with other people to make them feel happy and maybe even feel a little bit of peace, rather than just negativity."

Ten-thousand demonstrators flood Atlanta’s streets in response to tragic shootings

“Let's just be the best versions of ourselves,” Mayor Kasim Reed told protesters, encouraging them to keep on exercising their constitutional rights “in the spirit of Dr. King.”

New John Lewis mural

There's a big new mural of Rep. John Lewis on Auburn Avenue at Jesse Hill Jr. Drive. He has a campaign office on the same block.
Kelly Loeffler Raphael Warnock debate

Loeffler and Warnock trade barbs in echo chamber of Senate runoff debate

On Sunday evening, three of the four Georgia candidates vying for a pair of U.S. Senate seats went toe-to-toe—or, in Jon Ossoff’s case, toe-to-vacant podium—on all things related to Covid-19 response, elections integrity, racial justice, and more
Atlanta 500 2020 Real Estate

2020 Atlanta 500: Real Estate

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on architecture and design, commercial contractors, commercial real estate brokers, commercial real estate sponsors, residential real estate brokers, and residential real estate developers.

Does SCOTUS have any business reviewing the Voting Rights Act?

To veteran Atlanta litigator Emmet Bondurant, however, the question isn’t whether the rightward-tilting Court is likely to lift the requirement that Georgia, Mississippi, and other states with histories of black voter suppression obtain Justice Department “pre-clearance” for any measures that affect voters. (Hint: Is the pope-emeritus Catholic?) To Bondurant, the real mystery is why the Court has any business reviewing the law at all.
First Friday at the High

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: January 31-February 6

Get your wine on at Park Tavern, try Hattie B's hot chicken at Fox Bros., and dance to the rhythm of flamenco at Kavarna.
Dragon Con

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for September

Bruno Mars, Future, Mumford & Sons, and Blink-182 at Music Midtown, Dragon Con, and the Decatur Book Festival.
How political polarization changed the way Atlantans interact

The way we live politics

Political polarization doesn't just pervade our national dialogue. It also changes the way we talk to our spouses, parents, and friends.

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