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When the beloved reality TV makeover show Queer Eye got a Netflix reboot based in Georgia, its hosts—the Fab Five—quickly became Atlanta’s darling local celebs. Their prominently featured loft at Cabbagetown’s historic Fulton Cotton Mill was a star in its own right. Executive producer Rob Eric gave us the scoop on their pad.
Eat all the chili you can stomach at the Cabbagetown Chomp & Stomp, let your heart melt at the 80th annual Cotton States Cat Show, and run through historic neighborhoods at the Downtown Daffodil Dash 5K.
Drake and Migos are playing at State Farm Arena, Cabbagetown plays host to a chili cook-off at Chomp and Stomp Festival, and Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark are performing My Favorite Murder live at the Fox Theatre.
Thousands of apartments have sprouted up across Atlanta since the recession. The city’s supply of condos, meanwhile, slowed to a relative trickle, tamped down by lender apprehension, millennial preferences to rent, and other factors. But it seems that’s slowly beginning to change.
The small-batch leather and canvas accessories by Glad & Young Studio are as fun-loving as they are functional. Offering bags and purses with playful accents, the Cabbagetown brand makes good on its namesake, an E. E. Cummings poem embracing joyful spontaneity.
Cabbagetown is a huge part of Jake Elsas family history—his great-great-grandfather founded the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill. Today, Elsas runs the Patch Works museum with his wife in attempt to teach new residents about the neighborhood's mill town roots.
Oraien Catledge might not have been able to see that well—a childhood illness left him with impaired vision—but he knew where to look.