October 2015: Atlanta’s 55 Most Powerful



Power Players
The 55 people shaping metro Atlanta today.
Edited by Steve Fennessy and Scott Henry

Halls of Power
Where the strings are pulled and the wheels are turned.
Photographs by Andrea Fremiotti

Lessons in Power
Insights from those on our list.

Back on Track
The man who saved MARTA believes it can save us all. But first he needs the rest of us to get onboard.
By Max Blau

Editor’s Note  Smooth Rides

The Connector
Civil rights  The battle for LGBT rights isn’t over
Art scene  When is a knockoff a rip-off?
Record setters  Paralympian Curtis Lovejoy
Nomenclature  The street signs, they are a-changin’
Public art  Flux Night is back—but a lot has changed
Who’s next?  The Walking Dead deathwatch
Fall reading  Five new releases from Atlanta authors

The Goods
Editor’s pick  Royal Tour Bicycles
My Style Felicia Ruiz
The Love List  Fall favorites
Room Envy  A retreat in the trees
Destination  Hilton Head, S.C.

The Bite
Natural buzz  Mysteries of organic and biodynamic wine
Christiane Chronicles  Butter makes life better
Technique  Roasting the perfect chicken
Fresh on the scene  First looks at Revival and more
Review  MF Sushi

First Person  Terry Kay, the reluctant novelist

One Square Mile  Dixie Speedway