August 2014: 50 Best Bars



50 Best Bars
We drank em’, then we ranked ’em. Our fifty faves.
‣  An ode to the dive bar
‣  The museum of Manuel’s
‣  The rideshare race
Edited by Steve Fennessy

Small Is the Next Big Thing
Three little houses that buck Atlanta’s oversized trend.
By Betsy Rile and Lisa Mowry

Foul Territory
How long do you have to react when a line drive is hit into the stands? Less time than it takes to yell “foul.”
By Christine Van Dusen

Editor’s Note My wife, my seven-month-old son, and I were sitting behind the dugout when a foul ball struck a young girl in the head. What happened to her?

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College Football Preview Why we love this sport
Coming Attraction The College Football Hall of Fame
What’s Next for GSU? Did Panther football grow up too quickly?
Q&A SEC Network host Maria Taylor
InnovATL Virtual-reality therapy
McDreamy Funds an App Medical crowdsourcing diagnoses odd illnesses
On Stage Jimmy Carter musical
Power Couple Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad in Same Time, Next Year
Teresa Weaver’s Bookshelf
Authors to hear at the Decatur Book Festival
Newsmaker APS superintendent Meria Castarphen
Worth your while this month

Where to Eat Navigating the under-the-radar food court of Atlanta Chinatown Mall
Discovery Former chef David Sturgis forges high-quality knives
Geering Local Muscadines
Drink Up Atlanta taps into sour beers
The Scene The city’s fanciest bowling alley opens in Buckhead
Home Plates David Roberts’s gingered peach cobbler

Style The Factory Girls incubator aims to grow a high-fashion industry
The Rag Trade Local fashion groups join to try and start annual event
Style Q&A CEO of Scoop NYC
Health Stand-up paddleboarding 
Neighborhood Alpharetta
Home Colorful rugs for outdoor rooms
Getaway Sea Island revisited

Hollis Gillespie Love and Enchiladas