April 2012: Girls Getaways


Girls Getaways
Whether you like shopping, sightseeing, or just chilling on a beach, we鈥檝e got the perfect itinerary for you. Plus, a bourbon trip for the guys!
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Three great girls getaways, plus a bourbon trip for the boys 路 The airport鈥檚 international terminal finally opens Where to find Atlanta鈥檚 handsome fellows 路 Grocery on Home鈥檚 nifty beat 路 The antidote to 5-hour Energy 路 The Townsend crowd 路 Kevin Clark finds contentment at Home Grown Sliders at the Shed at Glenwood 路 Summers hottest shades 路 Wallpaper makes a comeback 路 Phoebe Howard鈥檚 new book of decorating tips

The Big Break
How three old friends鈥攁 former attorney general, a perfectionist lawyer, and an ex-cop鈥攅xposed the conspiracies behind the biggest public school cheating scandal in American history.
By Justin Heckert

The Last Trawlers
For generations, shrimp boats have plied the waters along Georgia鈥檚 coast. But as foreign seafood floods the market and gas prices soar, will this way of life be lost?
By Tony Rehagen
> GALLERY: View photos of the shrimping industry in action

Review Tomo adjusts to its new Buckhead digs
Column The culinary traditions of Passover
Geering Local Asparagus stalks flourish this spring
Recipe Mary Moore鈥檚 cheese biscuits
> GALLERY: Photos Mary Moore making the recipe

Style Local bloggers show off their style
Home Glassblowing at Janke Studios
> GALLERY: Behind the scenes of the glassblowing process
Sports Braves GM Frank Wren speaks plainly
City A look at Kwanza Hall鈥檚 Year of Boulevard initiative

Music Cindy Pinion plays hostess of North Georgia bluegrass
Theater High school musicals compete
Rich Eldredge Cofounder Freddy Bensch reflects on SweetWater鈥檚 success

Hollis Gillespie Our phones are ourselves
Editor鈥檚 Note On the AJC and the testing scandal that rocked our schools