Why do cats adore Zoom?
A dog lover struggles to understand felines’ attachment to teleconferencing.
Georgia nonprofit Off the Chain builds enclosures to keep dogs from being tethered
At the core of the group’s work is the conviction that a suffering dog isn’t always the victim of willful neglect or malice—sometimes a pet’s owner simply isn’t aware of the harmful side effects or doesn’t have the resources to properly provide for it.
Pandemic pets and the humans who love them
Sheltering in place can get lonely. Atlantans fostered pets in record numbers last year, and we adopted dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, and all sorts of creatures to keep us company. It was the start of many beautiful relationships.
For decades, prisoners were forced into unpaid labor at a brickyard along the Chattahoochee River. How will we remember them?
For decades, long after the Civil War, men, women, and children convicted in Georgia courts—sometimes wrongly—were forced into unpaid labor at a brickyard along the Chattahoochee River. How will we remember them?
Climate change is making the whole city hotter—but rising temps may put some Atlantans in more danger than others
Extreme heat is the deadliest consequence of climate change. In Atlanta, scholars, students, and citizen scientists are seeking to understand how bad it could get—and who will be most affected.
The animal wrangler: Jamie Stimach on why raccoons make great costars
“Never work with kids or animals.” I hear it every day. That’s why we have wranglers.
The next chapter of John Lewis’s legacy
Run, the follow-up to the award-winning March trilogy, continues the comic-book memoir of the late congressman John Lewis. Here, coauthor Andrew Aydin discusses why the graphic novels are so important and timely.
This little droid is designed to haul cargo without a car. But Atlanta’s broken sidewalks prove a challenge.
On a quiet Saturday morning in May, I went for a lovely walk through my neighborhood with my family: my husband, my infant son, and a $3,250 robot named Gita.
A Clarkston couple creates a home for Burmese cooking
Open two days a week in a residential neighborhood just inside the Perimeter, Two Fish Myanmar serves the intriguing, highly pleasurable cuisine of the country and offers nostalgic comfort to Clarkston’s many Burmese residents.
Naming restaurants can be a bear—but these Atlanta restaurateurs found inspiration in animals
From heraldry to symbolism, many eating establishments have hung out shingles that refer to familiar animals. In times and places when most people were illiterate, anyone could recognize a pub that was named the Fox and Hound, for instance, and illustrated accordingly.
For forager Robby Astrove, Atlanta isn’t just a city in a forest. It’s a city in an orchard.
On a stroll through Oakland Cemetery, Robby Astrove rubs a bush and notes that it’s sage. Around the corner, he notices lemon thyme growing among the plots; we stop for a taste with the city as a backdrop. There’s food everywhere, he says.
One-of-a-kind furniture and interesting textures spice up this neutral living room
“A formal living room is typically an underused space in a home, but this one gets used by the family daily,” says interior designer Lindsay Tarquinio, who enhanced the room’s architecture with one-of-a-kind furniture.
Test drive: Sweat Cycle brings the heat
The studio for this 55-minute class is heated to about 86 degrees using the infrared technology that you usually find in trendy recovery saunas.
21 great pet-friendly hotels, patios, coffee shops, bars, and more in metro Atlanta
Looking for a fun place to take your pet? Here’s a roundup of Atlanta’s pet-friendly hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and breweries, dog parks and trails, and shopping districts.
How to be sure that afternoon jog is as good for your dog as it is for you
Want to start running with your dog? Here’s some tips from local experts to keep them happy and healthy.
My Style: Interior designer Rhonda Peterson and her daughter GiGi Peterson
Teen years can strain parents’ and children’s relationships. So, Rhonda Peterson and her daughter, GiGi, started their lifestyle and fashion blog, GiGi and Rho, to openly discuss some of the challenges and build a community for other moms and daughters to chat.