Can we still afford Atlanta?
As more people than ever want to live intown, rents and home prices are skyrocketing.
In her battle to be reunited with the elephant she raised, Carol Buckley built a world-class sanctuary in South Georgia
It has been five years since Carol Buckley has seen Tarra, the subject of a bitter custody battle with the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee that has shaken conservation and animal-welfare circles.
How Georgia State University delivers opportunity for all
Since 2011, the number of Black students graduating is up 47 percent, the number of students eligible for federal Pell grants earning a degree is up 46 percent, and the number of Latinx graduates is up 89 percent. Such increases were no accidents.
DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond: “You call me when the house is on fire.”
Some politicians follow their gut when taking action. Others follow the votes. Michael Thurmond follows the flowchart.
Looking for new reads? Check out this year’s Townsend Prize finalists.
Every other year, the Georgia Center for the Book, the Atlanta Writer’s Club, the DeKalb Library Foundation, and Georgia State University Perimeter College’s literary journal the Chattahoochee Review select 10 finalists from works of fiction by Georgia writers.
For Georgia, Florida, and Alabama, whiskey is for drinking—water is for fighting
For nearly 30 years, Georgia and two of its neighbors have fought in court over how water from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona gets divvied up among the three states. Tensions remain at a rolling boil.
“A part of me had to die, to open up to newer life.” A monk shares his calling
“Every monk has a unique story, and it all begins with the call.” Meet Brother Philip, one of 26 monks at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers.
How Atlanta restaurateurs have championed the work of street artists
As stuffy white-tablecloth establishments were replaced with more casual, convivial, communal dining rooms, more and more restaurateurs began enlisting street artists to modernize their spaces.
Restaurant hacks can make a good dish even better
I wouldn’t dream of asking a restaurant to tweak a dish, serve the sauce on the side, or modify anything at all. If you go out to dinner with me, you pretty much eat what is in front of you and keep your mouth shut. But do I ever mess around with my food by, for example, ordering and crumbling a few slices of bacon over a vegetarian lasagna? You bet.
Afraid to commit? Peel-off wallpaper is fun for kids or adults
Living in a rental house didn’t deter design blogger Joni Lay from creating a stylish children’s bedroom.
My Style: Deklah Polansky, creative director at studio’farrell
After an idyllic childhood in a tiny kibbutz community of 300 in Upper Galilee, Deklah Polansky made her way to MTV in Manhattan. Now, the creative director and partner in Atlanta-based studio’farrell calls Midtown home.