Nicolaus Sherrill

The runner: Nicolaus Sherrill is tracing the boundaries of every Atlanta neighborhood—on foot

I have run on every single highway in this city. I’ve run every section of major railroad. I ran across a couple of lanes of the Connector in order to properly map Midtown.

Why does Atlanta always tear down its historic buildings?

Goodbye, historic country-music recording studio. Hello . . . Margaritaville? 152 Nassau Street is just the latest casualty in Atlanta’s endless war against its historic buildings.
Dating apps Atlanta

Love at first swipe: What dating apps tell us about Atlantans

February means Valentine’s Day, which means romance, which now means swiping right. We asked some of the most popular dating apps to share some Atlanta-centric trends.
Jen Jordan Georgia State Senator

The Passion of Jen Jordan: How an unlikely politician became the new voice of Georgia’s Democratic party

Jen Jordan is now approached constantly by women—“it’s almost always women,” she says—telling her how much her speech meant to them and sharing their own stories of reproductive trauma: infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion. Still, although she is strongly pro-choice, Jordan says she never wanted to be known as “the abortion speech lady.”
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Khalia Campbell

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

Pick up a new skill at the Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival or spend Valentine's Day at Oakland Cemetery.
The Coffee Shop 1961

Flashback: How student sit-ins in downtown Atlanta sparked change in the 1960s

Over four consecutive days in February 1961, roughly 80 activists—including nine at a coffee shop on Forsyth Street—were arrested and refused bail, testing the limits of the county jail.
Midtown Atlanta traffic

You know when you’re an Atlantan when . . .

We posed this question to our readers. Here's what they told us.

Who lives in Atlanta? Who will be here in the future? A look at the data

Race has always been the throughline in every significant discussion about Atlanta, but as the metro area grows ever more diverse, the story is much more than black and white
General Assembly Georgia Gold Dome

The 40-day headache: Your guide to the 2020 Georgia General Assembly

On January 13, lawmakers from across Georgia will converge under the Gold Dome downtown for the annual session of the General Assembly. Here are the major issues they'll be discussing in 2020.

A disability advocate explains the joys—and challenges—of navigating Atlanta

"When I was nine, I was diagnosed with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, a disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. I’ve probably uploaded a few hundred pictures of inaccessible sidewalks to Atlanta’s 311 app. The city is typically good about responding. Still, we need to be more proactive than reactive."

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