Incarcerated and invisible: What happens to pregnant people in Georgia’s county jails?
Jails, while constitutionally required to provide healthcare to people in detention, are not equipped to care for pregnant people throughout their entire pregnancy.
After miscarrying in a Georgia detention center, Pamela Winn became a powerful voice for women in prison—and for those trying to leave it behind
Winn helped spearhead the successful bipartisan 2019 bill in Georgia that prohibited the shackling of pregnant women in prisons and jails. Today, her goal is to end prison birth completely.
Four easy weekend trips just across the Georgia state line
Sure, you can fly from Atlanta to almost anywhere in the world. but we’re loving these easy weekend road trips just over Georgia’s state line.
One last night at Swinging Richards
Atlanta’s only all-nude male dance club and a longtime pillar of the LGBTQ community says goodbye after 26 years.
As he turns 90, Andrew Young reflects on his life in Atlanta
“One day, when we were all in our early 30s, Martin Luther King Jr. said to our little ragtag bunch, ‘Everybody here has got to be clinically insane to think that with no money, no political power, no army, no nothing, we are going to redeem the soul of America.’ And then, he said, ‘We’ll be lucky to make it to 40. But if we make it past 40, we’re going to have to make it to 100 because this is not an easy job. It’ll take more than our lifetimes to get it right.’ Well, I think that planted it in my mind, especially after he was killed, that I had to make it to 100.”
A bookseller boom is afoot in Atlanta
In the past two years, more than 80 bookstores shuttered nationwide. But bookstores are rallying, and pivots including curbside pickups, mobile book vending, and virtual book talks in lieu of in-person signings have become commonplace at local shops. Here are five innovating booksellers in Atlanta.
Spring reading list: 10 new books by or about Georgians
Looking for new books to add to your reading list? Here are 10 either written by Georgia authors or about Georgians themselves.
404 Day Celebration Giveaway
Atlanta magazine shares love for our city with Butter.ATL, Atlanta Influences Everything, and Choose ATL—so we’re joining them to celebrate this year’s 404 Day!
Review: Pop-up Gigi’s Italian Kitchen marries checkered-tablecloth nostalgia with modern technique
Atlanta has Italian restaurants of all stripes, but what it has lacked—until now—is a place combining the cheesy romance of an old-school Italian American red-sauce joint with modern culinary techniques and refined presentations.
Atlanta is in the middle of a pizza renaissance. Here are six new pies that prove it
Gyro pizza, Indian-inspired pizza, Brazilian pizza with ham, eggs, and olives—whatever kind of slice you seek, here’s where to find it.
Our (frequently updating) guide to Atlanta’s very best pop-ups, food trucks, and more
Some of the most exciting food in Atlanta today is served out of borrowed kitchens, at farmers markets, and from food trucks. Here’s some of our recent faves, and where to find them.
Houseplants are the new pets. Here’s where to buy them in Atlanta.
Houseplants aren’t merely decorative—they’re good for your health, too. Here’s a few shops around Atlanta where you can buy houseplants.
Matt Lambert is reshaping the suit through his new brand, Factor’s
Little Five Points seems the absolute wrong place to launch a suiting company, but not to Matt Lambert. He’s brought a bit of punk-rock flair to high-tailored menswear with his newly debuted brand, Factor’s, based on Moreland Avenue.