Where to find excellent Tamil cuisine in metro Atlanta, plus, can we please be done with Styrofoam, the little coffins made of waxed cardboard, and even the ecoconscious alternatives, which seem to be made of porous materials that suck the life and moisture out of the food?
With all the haircare products out there, how do you know which ones are best for you? Thanks to Candace Mitchell and Chanel Martin, who studied at Georgia Tech, there’s an app for that.
Tricia Hersey, founder of the Nap Ministry: “How can we resist these toxic systems that want us to be disconnected, that want us to work 80 hours a week, that want us to feel like we’re not worthy unless we’re producing something? This isn’t just about naps.”
Intown Midwifery is one of the first independent businesses forced to close its doors because of the Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center hospital closure, but experts worry it won’t be the last. And that potential trickle-down loss of providers will ultimately make it harder for people to access the necessary healthcare that can prevent later crises—the kind of crises that might land someone in a Level One trauma center, of which the City of Atlanta now only has one.
The idea for Ett—a one-person, one-table, zero-contact “restaurant”—came to Good Food Truck proprietor Jessamine Starr during her pandemic isolation.
Jeremiah Buziba is five years old. He stands at the end of a line of 11 kids he met less than a month ago, in front of a classroom full of adults he doesn’t know. He doesn’t appear to be overly familiar with the song he’s supposed to be singing, “God Is with You Always.” And yet he’s stealing the show.
“Gentrification brings a different level of competition, and typically, the competition has more money behind it than a small, standalone business,” Daddy D'z owner Christianah Coker-Jackson says. “So, they can inundate [would-be diners] with the advertising, the bright lights, the fancy stuff we just don’t have.”
A farmer fled violence in Myanmar to start over in Atlanta. After a destructive flood, he’s starting over again.
Ceu had farmed rice and corn in the Chin state of Myanmar since he was 14. As violence escalated, Ceu fled when he was 36, seeking refuge with his wife and four children in Atlanta. The following year, he discovered Global Growers.