Rankings reflect the percent of graduates who received a college preparatory diploma rather than a vocational diploma. (For students graduating in 2012, the separate vocational and college diplomas have been replaced with a single set of graduation requirements.) From the 2009–2010 Governor's Office of Student Achievement Report Card, the most recent available.
The 1980s-era house Jenna Buck Gross and her husband, Caleb, purchased in Decatur didn’t quite have the architectural charm of older bungalows on the street, so they gave it a two-part makeover: First, tear down some walls, add molding, and redo the floors and kitchen; then make the whole house come alive with color.
There hasn’t been much quality Korean barbecue inside the Perimeter since Mirror of Korea on Ponce de Leon Avenue closed forever ago. D92 Korean BBQ set out to change that when it opened in Decatur last August.
The team behind Peachtree Diner and the Diner at North Point is opening a new Italian-American restaurant in historic Roswell November 21. Called Tutto Kitchen & Bar, it will be led by Tony Itzie, an Italian American with experience at Horseradish Grill, Sage Woodfire Tavern, and Van Gogh’s (now Bistro VG).
Those who follow the Jewish practice of keeping kosher—and others with dietary restrictions—are the target audience of a new home-based bakery called Fleur de Sel Kitchen.
In the evenings, when she closes her eyes, Eleanor Torrey West pulls on her riding boots and descends the back stairs of her pink stucco mansion on Ossabaw, an all but deserted barrier island twenty miles south of Savannah that only the luckiest people in the world get to see.
My Fair Sweets is home to some of Atlanta's craziest milkshakes, topped with towers of doughnuts and entire cupcakes.
The owner of Pine Street Market spends every Friday breaking down a 150-pound forequarter of beef from Brasstown Beef. "It's, like, really fun. It's like surgery. Like an animal autopsy almost," he says.
Since turning 40 six years ago, I’ve been waiting for my midlife crisis to start. Only recently did it occur to me that I’m already neck-deep in it, and that perhaps I’m like the frog in the slow-to-boil water who didn’t think to jump out until it was too late.