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This museum inside a shipping container will change how you think about homelessness
The Dignity Museum, an exhibition that focuses on the challenges and bias of homelessness, officially opened this past Saturday in a bright red shipping container at the College Park headquarters of nonprofit LoveBeyondWalls.
The verdict on 3 newcomers to Atlanta’s dining scene: El Tesoro, Gino’s East, and Soul Crab
Get a bite of outrageously tasty tacos, burritos, and tamales at Edgewood's El Tesoro, whet your deep-dish, Chicago-style pizza appetite at Gino’s East off of North Highland Avenue, and if you're in need of comfort food, visit College Park's Soul Crab.
5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 19-25
Atlanta's beloved BeltLine Lantern Parade is back, EDM will be raging at Imagine Music Festival, and Kathy Griffin is holding a comedy show for her Laugh Your Head Off World Tour.
The Big Disconnect: What happened to Google Fiber in Atlanta?
It’s been more than three years since Google Fiber frenzy took hold of the Atlanta area. Google promised to change everything for folks fed up with unreliable internet connections, abysmal customer service, and expensive monthly bills. But a different reality took hold: Google ran wires, but didn't start service; Google tried to work with local governments, but couldn't work out deals; and ultimately Google couldn't find value in rolling out its service. One thing is indisputable: most Google Fiber hopefuls are now fed up.
My Style: St. Beauty’s Alex Belle and Isis Valentino
Atlanta natives Alex Belle and Isis Valentino met in 2012 while working at Poor Little Rich Girl, a now-closed vintage clothing shop in College Park. After discovering a shared taste for 1970s soul music, they formed their neo-soul and R&B duo, St. Beauty. They plan to release a full-length album later this year.
Commentary: Goodbye and good riddance to bland Atlanta airport development
Most southside Atlanta residents aren't shedding any tears for the demise of the airport Sheraton, and nor should they. Future developers would be wise to build hotels and offices that integrate with both the airport and the communities it sits smack in the middle of.
5 things to know about the Pad on Harvard, College Park’s first new mid-rise in 40 years
The Pad on Harvard—a mixed-use project hoping to capitalize on ITP migration and recent investment around Atlanta’s airport—is College Park’s first new mid-rise project in four decades.
Atlanta’s suburbs are a hotbed for niche sports
Lacrosse teams the Georgia Swarm and Atlanta Blaze join the also brand-new Atlanta Vultures indoor football team, as well as the longer-tenured Atlanta Gladiators minor league hockey team and the Atlanta Steam “lingerie league” indoor football team.
How much Atlanta’s median home values have increased
Since metro Atlanta’s recovery began in earnest in 2012, prices are up—in some places way up. Here, how the median home value has changed from December 2011 to December 2015.
The train that killed DeKai Amonrasi no longer exists. CSX Q612 out of New Orleans met its end at Tilford Rail Yard near Marietta Boulevard, a few miles west of Berkeley Heights on Atlanta’s west side.
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