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David Bakara Bigfoot

How the founder of Blue Ridge’s bigfoot museum keeps the faith

"It’s part museum, part roadside family attraction. Walk in the door, and there isn’t a quiet place—there’s somebody talking, music, movies, audio of bigfoot talking and screaming," says David Bakara of Expedition: Bigfoot! The Sasquatch Museum. "You have no idea what’s coming around the next corner."
Eby Marshall Slack

Eby Marshall Slack, an original staffer at Atlanta’s iconic Paschal’s restaurant, on building community

"Two brothers brought the community closer. They taught me as a young man to respect other people. They told me to get all of the education you can, and don’t ever look back. Keep going forward, work, and be dedicated to something in life."
Meet the Atlantan who's rescued nearly 1,000 cats from trees

Meet the Atlantan who’s rescued more than 1,000 cats from trees

Atlantan Normer Adams on cat rescue and conquering fears (and starlings)
Jonah McDonald

The intown hiker: Jonah McDonald on appreciating the beauty that is right in front of us

"I discovered that Atlanta had all of these hidden forests and pockets of nature—over 90 hidden forests that were all a short drive from my house. I started compiling them into a book, Hiking Atlanta’s Hidden Forests: Intown and Out."
Vicki Powell

DJ Vicki Powell on queer nightlife, a changing Atlanta, and the art of throwing a party

"I got into DJing because I was an introvert—really shy. But I loved nightlife, and I loved going to Backstreet. I just couldn’t quite find my groove. But once I figured out that I could throw a party with a DJ booth around me, I was like, 'Oh, it’s on now.'"
Miya Bailey

Atlanta artist Miya Bailey on finding—and rekindling—your passion

After a three-year hiatus, tattoo artist and painter Miya Bailey finds his stroke again.
Animal wrangler Jamie Stimach

The animal wrangler: Jamie Stimach on why raccoons make great costars

"Never work with kids or animals." I hear it every day. That’s why we have wranglers.
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.
Moshi Moshi knife sharpening

Michael Behn will make your dull kitchen knives crazy sharp

The owner of Atlanta-based Moshi Moshi Knife Sharpening talks the art and importance of sharp edges.
Irv Hoffman

The joy of pedaling cross-country—even in your 80s

In 2007, at the age of 69, I decided one day I was going to ride from San Diego to St. Augustine, Florida. I thought it would be an adventure.

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