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BB&T Atlanta Open

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 17-23

Peach-themed dishes galore at Peachfest, RuPaul’s Drag Race brings season 11 queens to the city, and the Atlanta Open hosts some of tennis’ best players.
Bibliocactus Latin American Venezuelan bookstore Roswell Georgia

For Latin American immigrants in Roswell, BiblioCactus bookstore is a connection to home

Venezuelan Carlos Carrasquero dreamed of owning his own bookstore, and in May, he opened BiblioCactus Librería in a strip mall on Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell.
Bibliocactus Latin American Venezuelan bookstore Roswell Georgia

Para inmigrantes latinoamericanos en Roswell, BiblioCactus librería es una conexión a sus raíces

El venezolano Carlos Carrasquero soñaba con tener su propia librería, y en mayo, abrió BiblioCactus Librería en un centro comercial por Grimes Bridge Road en Roswell.
Alice Walker 75th birthday Georgia

Alice Walker turns 75: How she inspired Tayari Jones, WABE’s Rose Scott, and others

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing—one of Alice Walker’s more than 40 books—is perhaps the most apropos title to describe her 75th birthday celebration, held at the Georgia Writers Museum in her hometown of Eatonton, Georgia last weekend.
Lights for Liberty Atlanta immigration raid protest

As Atlanta immigration raids loom, hundreds protest at Lights for Liberty event on Buford Highway

Hundreds of immigration advocates gathered at Plaza Fiesta on stormy Friday evening as part of the national Lights for Liberty event protesting the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrants.
The Art of Metanoia Atlanta

The Art of Metanoia reinvents the art gallery experience for a younger generation

Now in its third year, the Art of Metanoia highlights underground artists and fuses the vibes of a concert, art gallery opening, and social mixer all into one.
Things to do in Atlanta for the moon landing

5 things to do in Atlanta to celebrate the moon landing’s 50th anniversary

Celebrate the historic moment with a moon-themed pop-up bar, film screenings, activities for kids, and more.
Atlanta affordable housing problem city's new plan

Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details

Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.
Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 10-16

Taste dozens of tomato-based dishes at Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, play old-school games at Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, or rock out at a Train and Goo Goo Dolls concert.
Ted Terry Clarkston Mayor running for U.S. Senate

It’s official: Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry—of Queer Eye fame—will run for U.S. Senate

The young leader of Clarkston, Georgia, which has been called the most diverse square mile in America, declared today he’s running for U.S. Senate.

Keisha’s no Kasim: Inside Bottoms’s very different City Hall

Defining Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Her critics worried she would be an extension of Kasim Reed. But after more than a year in office, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms wants you to know she’s leading the city on her own terms.

The Atlanta authors you need to be reading this summer

Atlanta authors new books this summer
You don't have to look far to find the perfect page-turner for your beach read this year. Seven female authors with Atlanta ties have new novels —and one thing their books share in common is a strong, complicated female protagonist. Here’s what the authors have to say about their new books and the writing life.

Why are so many people getting rare cancers in this small Georgia town?

Waycross, Georgia cancer cluster
After multiple rare cancers have been diagnosed in Waycross, Georgia, the city grapples with a profound question: What if the industries that gave us life are killing us?
David Cummings Groundbreakers 2018

David Cummings

Groundbreakers 2018

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