The Corpsewood Murders: 40 years later
What has changed in the 40 years since a pair of “gay devil worshipers” built a life together in the North Georgia mountains? A look back at the Corpsewood Manor murders, which occurred in 1982 outside Trion, Georgia.
Atlanta’s Best New Restaurants of 2022
As part of our list of the 75 Best Restaurants in Atlanta, we also picked out the 11 Best New Restaurants of 2022. Here, you’ll find everything from Vietnamese hot fried chicken to tender lamb birria to Edomae-style sushi to quinoa-based “brekkie bowls.”
In Wink exhibit, late artist Todd Murphy tips his hat to the Kentucky Derby’s forgotten champions
At the Bill Lowe Gallery, director Donovan Johnson has mounted a weighty showing of Todd Murphy’s work. The marquee exhibit, Wink—Murphy’s endearing nod to James “Jimmy” Winkfield and other Black jockeys—comprises roughly 30 paintings and mixed-media works that examine the relationship of Black identity and labor in the South through the history of African American jockeys, horse racing and the concept of the workhorse.
A visit to the Trump grand jury
Dispatches from Atlanta and beyond. Also in this month’s edition: Big Lou the emu and a temple for napping.
Ask Atlanta: Will the city ever get high-speed rail?
In 1992, the Federal Railroad Administration first pitched the idea of five high-speed rail corridors around the country, including an initial Southeast route from Washington, D.C., to North Carolina; later in the decade, the FRA added Atlanta and Savannah to its plans. So: On its 30th anniversary, how are plans progressing? Slowly.
The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Xi’an Gourmet House, La Chiquiada, Flour + Time Bakery
Find hand-stretched noodles, mutton soup, and other Xi’an specialties in Midtown; a stylish Mexi-Cali cafe in Decatur; and vegan breads and pastries in Avondale Estates.
What it’s like to be a food writer when you can taste everything you see
People with synesthesia experience stimulation in multiple senses: hearing color, feeling sounds—or tasting everything they see. For a food writer, that can lead to some fascinating revelations.
What can you get to eat for $10 in Atlanta?
Seeking a cheap meal or snack? These nine options are satisfying for your stomach and your wallet.
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.
Reselling luxury clothing and accessories is more popular than ever
In August, Airee Edwards, owner of Agora Vintage in Athens, had Covid—no problem: She just sold a red Hermès Birkin bag on Instagram Live for $9,900. The work-from-home era hasn’t stopped the growing demand for luxury preowned goods, especially in Atlanta, where you can now find a local “concierge” consignment boutique, Jerrimiah James, and a national luxury reseller, the RealReal, just steps away from Hermès itself in Buckhead.
5 reasons to love Kirkwood
Situated between downtown Atlanta and Decatur, Kirkwood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This original streetcar suburb is home to a diverse community, a rich variety of Victorian and Craftsman-style houses, strong community associations, nearby MARTA stations, and half a dozen parks, with additional bragging rights as the place where world-famous rapper Future grew up.
A love letter to Arabia Mountain
In 2015, when my wife and I moved to Atlanta, I was looking for familiarity. I found it in a granite rock called Arabia Mountain.