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Governor Brian Kemp

Governor Kemp has made his choice clear. What about yours?

Do you promote the individual health of the constituents of our world, or do you promote somebody’s idea of the “economy"?

A Modest Proposal

We created this helpful guide for Georgia businesses with illustrator Tommy Siegel.
Going on walks in Atlanta

Taking walks forced me to slow down—and better appreciate Atlanta

In Atlanta, we can be spread out without forfeiting the existential balm of seeing a variety of other people. But nothing makes the details shine like just walking around.
Piedmont Park Atlanta

The last good day

A sunny Saturday in mid-March, the day before my 26th birthday, is one I have come to think of in the weeks since as “the last good day.”

Corona-Angst on two continents: Watching coronavirus panic unfold at home while abroad in Austria

Former Atlanta magazine editor Rebecca Burns, on vacation in Austria last week as COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, describes what it was like to watch the disaster response unfold in two countries at once.
Smoking Ban Atlanta bars

Yes, Atlanta needed to ban smoking in bars. But . . .

There are two certainties in a bar that allows smoking: 1) The drinks are cheap, and 2) The bar has history. Those are two precious commodities these days, especially in a city that, like many cities, is morphing into one giant luxury apartment building with a generic name.
Alton Brown Good Eats The Return

Why Good Eats: The Return is so much more than a reboot

Good Eats: The Return meets all the criteria of a modern reboot. But Alton Brown was wary of this while writing and shooting new episodes.
Creative Loafing

Commentary: I miss Creative Loafing

"I miss the award-winning, funny, and frank publication that would report the hell out of anything if it was important to our city," says former CL contributor Austin L. Ray of Atlanta's alt-weekly, which shifted to a monthly format and laid off nearly all of its staff in 2017.
E-scooters Atlanta nighttime ban

Commentary: Atlanta’s nighttime e-scooter ban has a major blind spot

For women like me who relied on e-scooters to help make the last mile of our journey a little safer, Atlanta's new nighttime ban only makes things worse.
Atlanta affordable housing problem city's new plan

Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details

Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.

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