Facing ongoing encampment sweeps, an affordability crisis, and the punishing effects of the pandemic, members of Atlanta’s unhoused community are amping up their activism and finding support in mutual aid organizations like Sol Underground
At 25, Sierra’s life and journalism career were just beginning. She was shot and killed this past weekend in her hometown of Norfolk, Virginia. Here, we remember our friend and colleague.
Gathering Blossoms, Boyd’s second book, consists of half a century of Walker’s journal entries from more than 65 notebooks. Sifting through thousands of pages must have been a daunting task for Boyd and Walker. But the Georgia natives were kindred spirits whose partnership seemed fated—they both share a love for another Black woman author, Zora Neale Hurston.
The Alliance Theatre gives its adaptation of the 1983 comedy some twists, including bringing back Tony Award–winning director Kenny Leon to helm the production. Here are four things you need to know about the new musical.
The plum tree is a small tree, about 15 feet tall. I’ve never really done anything to or for it. I didn’t know much about gardening or how to prune or fertilize a tree. My modus operandi was just to stick it in the ground, and that was it. But this little tree just grew and grew, and it has been the most incredibly bountiful tree, very quickly, bearing more fruit than anyone could ever possibly eat. Baskets and baskets of plums.
In 1867, a naturalist walked 1,000 miles to the Gulf. 150 years later, a former AJC reporter retraced the path by car. How their journeys intersect.
In 1867, naturalist John Muir embarked on a 1,000-mile “botanical journey” across the South, walking from Kentucky to Florida. Five years ago, former Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Dan Chapman decided to retrace his route, albeit in a car: In the century and a half since Muir’s trek, his path has been chopped up by interstates and highways—“not a lot of fun hiking terrain,” Chapman says.
The metro Atlanta spots that inspired Eric Kim’s cookbook, Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home
Eric Kim’s debut cookbook, Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home, expands upon his family’s history, which is intertwined with the growth of metro Atlanta’s Korean population, the largest in the South.
The verdict on 6 new Atlanta restaurants: Birrieria Landeros, MikChan’s, The Usual, Pala, Bastone, and El Valle
Birria to bleat about! Plus: Sichuan hot dogs in EAV, Roman-style pizza in Buckhead, a mozzarella bar on the Westside, and more.
Its opening imminent, D Boca N Boca was named one of Atlanta magazine’s most anticipated restaurants of the year—specifically, the year 2020. Inspired by owner Helio Bernal’s family ties to Veracruz and the Yucatan peninsula, D Boca was set to start serving Mexican cuisine in Summerhill in May 2020. That turned out to be an inauspicious time. But even in nonpandemic eras, restaurant openings are often beset by delays that can stretch into months, even years.
The cafe is an extension of Stop Think Chew, the benevolent food empire Julia Kesler Imerman has been building over the past several years. For me, it’s become a refuge, a calming space addressing my needs for physical and mental nourishment.
The Splatter Studio is the perfect place for skeptics who have looked at a Jackson Pollock drip painting and scoffed, I could do that.
Lynn and Jimmy Lowe wanted a modern treehouse vibe for their home, which sits on a creek in the woodsy Emory area. The pros at Terracotta Design Build knocked down a wall between the family room and kitchen, then vaulted the ceiling and added new windows and doors as step one.
After working for national retail brands like J. Crew and West Elm for more than 20 years, Bradley Odom knows shoppers are looking for an experience, not just products. The grandson of an upholsterer, he also inherited a passion for fine furnishings. Both influences shaped his vision for the interior design and home store Dixon Rye, which he opened at Westside Ironworks in 2015.