From 1973, this sometimes off-base article details the legislature’s run-in with the infamous Phyllis Schlafly and the fight to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia, something the state (and country) has yet to do.
When Manuel Maloof bought Harry’s Delicatessen at 602 N. Highland in 1956, DeKalb County was dry. Manuel’s fortuitous location just across the county line brought Emory University’s thirsty knowledge-seekers and thus established the intellectual branch of a most eclectic clientele.
Nearly five decades ago, Atlanta magazine devoted an entire issue to predicting what life would be like in the year 2000. These were some of our most accurate—and most absurd—guesses.
The era was nothing if not optimistic. Our early days as a Chamber of Commerce publication.
From soccer to women in the workplace, a glimpse into 1970s Atlanta
The decade of big hair and big schemes
A dig through our archives unearthed a cinematic rendering of Georgia just before the turn of the millennium, including our first review of bacchanalia, politics and the CDC, Wayne Williams, Richard Jewell, LaFace Records, Marla Maples, and more.
The city was full of bravado in the days before the Great Recession. Plus, water woes, John Lewis, a spelling bee, Hurricane Katrina, our first guide to Buford Highway, and more.
The city booms after the bust, the South more powerfully confronts its past, Stacey Abrams plans a progressive revolution, Josef Martinez is king, and Staplehouse emerges.