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Charis Books Agnes Scott College

The country’s oldest feminist bookstore, Charis, finds a new home at Agnes Scott

Agnes Scott College was losing its student bookstore. Charis Books was facing high property taxes. Together, the women's college and feminist bookstore found a joint solution—relocate Charis to Agnes Scott to create a new community space for both bookstore patrons and college students.

My Style: Okey Nwoke, founder of the ATL Fashion Tech Collective

Okey Nwoke started the ATL Fashion Tech Collective to bring Atlanta’s fashion and tech communities together. Fashion has always been part of this former model’s life, from his early childhood in Nigeria to his current role as a client advisor at Louis Vuitton.
Waller's Coffee Shop Decatur

Beyond the Brew: Waller’s Coffee Shop aims to promote strong mental health

"I want this to be a place that people can come for help, guidance, and just for quiet time," says owner Jason Waller, who hopes that his new Decatur shop can serve not only as a music venue and place to grab a cup of coffee, but also a place to promote positive conversations around mental health issues.
Souper Jenny Decatur closing February 16

Souper Jenny Decatur closes on Saturday; Roswell location to open in mid-March

“We loved building the Decatur community. It’s bittersweet leaving,” owner Jenny Levison says. “It’s the right decision, and all of our staff has been relocated to our other stores, so no one is losing their job.”
D92 Korean BBQ

Review: D92 brings excellent Korean barbecue to Decatur

There hasn’t been much quality Korean barbecue inside the Perimeter since Mirror of Korea on Ponce de Leon Avenue closed forever ago. D92 Korean BBQ set out to change that when it opened in Decatur last August.

The Deer & the Dove owners share plans for the restaurant, set to open in the former Cakes & Ale space

Wrecking Bar’s Terry Koval and Farm Burger's George Frangos aim to uphold the reputation of the Decatur Square space with their new restaurant, the Deer & the Dove.

Take a tour of Indian food in Decatur with Chai Pani’s Meherwan Irani

As Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani's dynasty grows, so does Irani’s eagerness to explore local Indian restaurants. He frequents the small, mom-and-pop places around Decatur, near Patel Plaza. Here are four of Irani’s top spots for that Indian family vibe—and some superb vegetarian grub.
Christiane Chronicles

The Christiane Chronicles: The delightful wonder that is Decatur’s First Oriental Market

First Oriental Market was established in 1984 by Diane Bounngaseng and her family in a ramshackle building plopped in Decatur. It is more than a place to grab some Chinese eggplants. It is always an adventure.
Oprah Winfrey Stacey Abrams Atlanta Election 2018

Commentary: Why Oprah’s appearances with Stacey Abrams resonated so loudly—especially with Georgia women

Publications as geographically and ideologically diverse as the Guardian, Fox News, Variety, the Hill, and others ran stories or segments about Oprah Winfrey’s campaign appearances with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Yet regardless of the depth of coverage, the two events held in auditoriums in the Atlanta suburbs likely impacted the local crowds in a much deeper way than what could be conveyed to national viewers.
Chef's kitchen Asha Gomez

3 acclaimed Atlanta chefs dish on the details of their home kitchens

We spoke to famous Atlanta chefs—Asha Gomez, formerly of Cardamom Hill and Spice to Table, Justin Anthony of True Story Brands, and Ford Fry of the Optimist, Superica, St. Cecilia, and more—about their favorite room in the house: the kitchen.

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