February 2015: Hidden Atlanta



02Feb15coverHidden Atlanta
We went into the vaults, beyond the velvet rope, and off the well-worn track to bring you the city you never knew.
By Mary Logan Bikoff, Rebecca Burns, Josh Green, Scott Henry, Evan Mah, Tess Malone, Tony Rehagen, Betsy Riley, and Susan Soper

Gossip Guys
How Yik Yak’s young founders are protecting the gossip app from its biggest threat: Us.
By Christine Van Dusen

Central State Hospital still echoes with the memory of patients who were treated—and mistreated—at Georgia’s state asylum.
By Doug Monroe

Editor’s Note A streetcar leaves us wanting

Making MARTA cool 
The agency’s biggest challenge: convincing Atlantans they want to ride
About face Veterans help veterans stay out of jail
School of folk Eddie Owen starts his third act
Property (mis)management Who owns these eyesores?
Miss Hazel Jonathan Odell’s latest book is not The Help redux
Crib sheet Rigoletto info

Editor’s pick 
Maridadi trading accessories
Scout about town This month’s style tip sheet
Test drive Comfy heels from Ukies
The Love List Date night necessities
Room envy A dining room turned office space
Destination Aiken, S.C.
Getaway guide This month’s travel tip sheet

Spice routes
 Asha Gomez takes us to her favorite Indian restaurants
On the table Foodie stuff to eat, drink, see, and do
Christiane Chronicles On proper cakes and fried-food fatigue
Technique Tempering chocolate
Fresh on the scene First looks at Cooks & Soldiers and more
Review Oak Steakhouse in Avalon

One Square Mile Hunter Park Community Center