April 2011: Get Outside

We’ve uncovered the best parks, patios, and outdoor adventures to help you savor the springtime. Get out of the office and explore our favorite spots for biking, fly-fishing, kayaking, hiking, and more.

Fernbank’s virtual fun · Alliance Theatre’s all-star production · Little Wine Shop in Avondale Estates · Biking, fly-fishing, kayaking, hiking, and more outdoor activities

Porch Perfect
These Inman Park verandas invite laid-back living.
> PLUS: A gallery of perfect Inman Park porches
By Lisa Mowry; photographs by Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

George Turner
Atlanta’s police chief discusses fighting corruption within the department, growing up in Perry Homes, and the social ills that contribute to crime in the city.
Interview by Steve Fennessy

The Beards Are a Joke
Four stand-up comics, one trashed SUV, nine cities, 3,020 miles, three Icelandic beauties—welcome to the serious business of being funny.
By Justin Heckert