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Where—and how—Atlantans want to live now
The pandemic changed everything. We've never thought more about how and where we want to live—and how we can make room for everyone. What are the options now in metro Atlanta?
Five spots to find solace in the great outdoors near metro Atlanta
From a quiet monastery in Conyers to a serene bike trail in Dallas, Georgia.
“A part of me had to die, to open up to newer life.” A monk shares his calling
"Every monk has a unique story, and it all begins with the call." Meet Brother Philip, one of 26 monks at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers.
Flashback: How Trappist monks built Conyers’s Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Between chants and prayer, the monks mixed and wheeled concrete to build their immense Abbey Church in Rockdale County. Today, the monastery is a must-see attraction and generates revenue by making stained glass, selling bonsai trees, and offering silent retreats for laypeople. Plus, they bake a mean biscotti.
Holy music heritage: Atlanta Boy Choir keeps tradition strong with holiday concert
Courtesy of Atlanta Boy Choir Courtesy of Atlanta Boy ChoirTradition may not matter to the typical preteen, but for members of Atlanta Boy Choir, it’s fundamental. For three decades, the choir—seventy boys, ranging in age from six to thirteen, and forty alumni—has celebrated the holiday season at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers.