Get away to Dallas–Fort Worth
Stereotypes cling to Dallas and Fort Worth more tenaciously than pits to early-season peaches. Dallas, according to popular thought, exists in a perpetual purgatory of big-haired women and J.R. Ewing–like men who sport Stetsons and call everyone “darlin’.”
Unbelievable! The Braves’ 1991 worst to first season
Who ever would have believed a baseball team could convince us eternity doesn’t last forever? Well, that actually happened back in autumn of 1991—the year October began to taste like honey, when leaves turned brighter shades of gold and crimson, and Atlanta nights felt fresh as mountain air.
Try to book dinner at America’s best new restaurant, Staplehouse
Reservations at the 40-seat Staplehouse, a modern Southern restaurant in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward, have been hard to come by since it was named America’s Best New Restaurant by Bon Appétit last September.
Georgia Beer Garden opening pushed back to early 2016
Joystick Gamebar founders Johnny Martinez and Brandon Ley will open the Georgia Beer Garden at 420 Edgewood Avenue in early 2016. “We’re right next to MLK, the Atlanta Streetcar comes right next to the Beer Garden, and Edgewood is becoming a big destination for the bar scene. We want to capitalize on that and show off what people around the whole state are doing with beer,” Martinez says.
A Decatur cottage’s dramatic makeover
Don’t let the front of this Decatur cottage deceive you. Inside, streamlined spaces accented with rich colors and imaginative details create a sophistication that belies the modest exterior. “This was definitely an example of making lemonade out of lemons,” says architect/designer Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson of TerraCotta Properties.
49. The Grey, Savannah
We walked into this new restaurant in a restored Greyhound bus station just one day after it had been nominated for a James Beard Award.
ATL Tweets of the Day: August 29, 2011
Call for Nominations! Atlanta Magazine Groundbreaker Awards 2015
Now in its fourth year, the Atlanta Magazine Groundbreaker Awards honor innovative people and projects. For 2015, our theme is “Building (and Rebuilding) a Better Place to Live.” The 2015 awards will focus on work in development, preservation, parks, public art, and environmental stewardship.
25. Reynolds Mansion, Sapelo Island
This house began as a sugar plantation and was damaged during the Civil War.
Top Brewer coffee system delivers maximum luxury
This minimalist coffee system delivers maximum luxury. All that appears above the counter is a swan neck faucet.