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The Atlanta History Center premieres a new documentary on the history of Stone Mountain
The new 32-minute original documentary, produced by the Atlanta History Center under its new Atlanta History Center Originals banner, premiered Wednesday night at AHC and illustrates the history of the world’s largest confederate monument by tracking the timeline of its birth.
Best of Atlanta 2022: Do
Our 2022 Best of Atlanta picks for things to do—here's where you can play outside, take in art, nerd out, listen to music, roller skate, and more.
Ask Atlanta: Will the city ever get high-speed rail?
In 1992, the Federal Railroad Administration first pitched the idea of five high-speed rail corridors around the country, including an initial Southeast route from Washington, D.C., to North Carolina; later in the decade, the FRA added Atlanta and Savannah to its plans. So: On its 30th anniversary, how are plans progressing? Slowly.
What’s the worst street in Atlanta (and why is it DeKalb Avenue)?
“It’s been a hated road since its conception,” says Serena McCracken, a research manager at the Atlanta History Center, speaking about—well, go ahead and guess.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 16–19
Juneteenth parades and festivals, a bourbon bash for dad, and more fun things to do in metro Atlanta this weekend.
A new experience at the Atlanta History Center lets you explore “Atlanta’s attic”
What does the disco ball that hung over the dance floor of Backstreet have in common with Atlanta Falcons memorabilia? They are two examples of the types of artifacts that can be found on a behind-the-scenes tour offered by the Atlanta History Center, thanks to a new partnership between Made By Us—a national coalition of history and civics organizations— and Airbnb.
Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Friday, April 10
On Thursday, unemployment reached new highs and the state's primary election was once again pushed back. Here’s your Friday morning update.
A new exhibition at the Atlanta History Center documents Georgia’s earliest civil rights heroes
Starting January 18, the Atlanta History Center will honor Campbell, one of the first black men elected to the General Assembly, and more of the state’s pre–World War I civil rights advocates as part of the New-York Historical Society’s Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: October 23–29
Wicked comes to the Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra plays Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo at Piedmont Park.
The ultimate guide to Halloween events in metro Atlanta
Halloween season is here and there is plenty of fun to be had all over the metro area. Here's a run down of haunted houses, parties, kid-friendly fun, and more.