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Climate change is making the whole city hotter—but rising temps may put some Atlantans in more danger than others

Extreme heat is the deadliest consequence of climate change. In Atlanta, scholars, students, and citizen scientists are seeking to understand how bad it could get—and who will be most affected.
Rosenwald schools

The 4,978 schools that fueled a movement

Andrew Feiler’s book, A Better Life for Their Children, remembers the improbable partnership that empowered a generation of Black students to become poets, civil rights leaders, and Congress members.
Disco Kroger Mural

Though the physical store nears its demise, “Disco Kroger” will never truly die

“No matter what you put there, it will always be a landmark.”
5 things to know before you visit to the Friends Experience in Atlanta

5 things to know before you visit to the Friends Experience in Atlanta

Friends fans can visit Central Perk, Monica and Rachel's kitchen, and Joey and Chandler's living room at the Friends Experience in Sandy Springs. Here's what to know before you go to the pop-up event.
Stacey Abrams is an Emmy nominee (and other Atlanta connections in the 2021 Emmys announcement)

Stacey Abrams is an Emmy nominee (and other Atlanta connections in the 2021 nominations)

While Abrams is easily this year's most surprising nominee with a Georgia connection, she is far from the only one—several Atlanta-filmed shows and actors with Atlanta ties earned nominations for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards.
Renee Montgomery

How a tumultuous summer and a partner’s encouraging words inspired Renee Montgomery to become an Atlanta Dream owner

"If there’s one thing Renee does, she takes an idea and she brings it to life.” As vice president of the Dream, Montgomery is the first former WNBA player to own part of a franchise.
Airbnbs and other short-term rentals used as “party houses” have met their match

Airbnbs and other short-term rentals used as “party houses” have met their match

Starting September 21, hosts using Airbnb, Vrbo, and other short-term rental services in Atlanta must follow a new set of rules aimed at curbing problem listings.
Mike Idacavage has volunteered at the Peachtree Road Race for more than 20 years.

The joy of handing out water at the Peachtree Road Race

Mike Idacavage has volunteered at the Peachtree Road Race for more than 20 years.
Peachtree Street Shared Street

In car-obsessed Atlanta, does Peachtree Street’s pedestrian-friendly transformation have legs?

A short stretch of downtown’s Peachtree Street is going on a diet—the kind of diet that slims down the notoriously car-choked corridor from four lanes to just two, freeing up space to provide pedestrians some much-needed breathing room. 

Part of Georgia’s inaugural group of licensed hemp growers, Sedrick Rowe hopes to inspire a new generation of young Black farmers

Sedrick Rowe
Rowe, who turned 30 this year, wants to empower Black people to thrive in the farming industry, recognizing in it the possibility of economic self-sufficiency and even generational wealth. And he hopes hemp will be part of that.

Tracking the long, strange trip of the Golden Ray

Golden Ray shipwreck what happened
A boat carrying 4,200 cars capsized in St. Simons Sound in September 2019—and it’s still there.

Jordache Avery has built one of Atlanta’s most in-demand modern architecture firms

Jordache Avery Atlanta architect
Yet in a city famed for diversity, his business, Xmetrical, is a Black-owned anomaly.
David Cummings Groundbreakers 2018

David Cummings

Groundbreakers 2018

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