Friday, April 19, 2019

City: Video surveillance part of beefed-up Peachtree Road Race security

This week, mayor Reed issued a statement heralding Atlanta's “enhanced safety measures” at the world’s largest 10K, which draws 60,000 runners and hundreds of spectators to our city’s foremost thoroughfare. Among the measures mentioned was installation of more video cameras along the race route.

How to Dress Like a Southern Gentleman

Who is this mythical Southern Gentleman we’ve heard so much about?

Where are they now? The Morning X

In an inspired move, Atlanta Top 40 station 99.7 FM, Power 99, rebranded itself in October 1992 as 99X—with a lineup of Gen X-skewing grunge rock and attitude-laced talk. One of the most influential modern rock stations of the decade, 99X catapulted the careers of Atlanta-based acts like Shawn Mullins, Marvelous 3, and John Mayer; drove the rock charts; and even drew the older guard.
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Get lost in a story at Flannery O’Connor’s farm

Pay homage to the eccentric Southern writer at her circa-1860 Plantation-style home in Milledgeville.
Golda Kombucha founder Melanie Wade

How Golda Kombucha owner Melanie Wade turned “grandma’s weird mushroom tea” into a business

This fall, Wade will open Georgia’s first kombucha brewery and taproom—the third in the Southeast—moving production of Golda Kombucha from Tucker to a 6,000-square-foot space near the BeltLine Westside Trail.
Worship fitness

Worship workout: Atlantans combine faith and fitness

They say the body is a temple, and some people certainly treat the gym like a church, following the workout of the day like it’s one of the Ten Commandments. But these days, some Christian church­goers are doing more to combine faith and fitness, placing a premium on the health of the body as well as the soul.
Staplehouse

Was the tasting menu to blame for Staplehouse’s slow start?

Staplehouse is the most anticipated restaurant to open in the last five years, maybe even in the last decade. But if you had walked in for dinner shortly after it opened in October, you wouldn’t have known it.

For Sale: Villa del Sol

This nearly 12,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion once belonged to the Hawks’ Steve Smith and to the Braves’ Reggie Sanders.
142 Forest Avenue House Envy

House Envy: This historic cottage is about as close as it gets to Marietta Square

Once home to a traveling doctor and a law office, this more-than-100-year-old cottage has a storied history. Thanks to an extensive renovation over the past year, it has been restored to its original beauty as a single-family home.

An introduction to Buckhead boutiquing

If you get chest pains just thinking about massive retail developments, Buckhead also has some of the city’s finest boutiques tucked away in smaller shopping centers.

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