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Serenbe, Georgia

Destination: Serenbe, Georgia

Over the past 11 years, Serenbe, owned and operated by former Atlanta restaurateur Steve Nygren and his family, has reimagined sprawl. Houses are clustered into four hamlets spread among a thousand acres.
Atlanta Ice Cream Truck

What I’ve learned driving the Atlanta Ice Cream Truck for 11 years

The siren song—sounding like a tired jack-in-the-box that refuses to pop out—calls to the boy and his little sister. Clutching dollar bills, they run to its source: the Atlanta Ice Cream Truck.
Atlanta Fulton Central Library 3

What should happen next with the Atlanta-Fulton Central Library?

Ironically, Atlanta preservationists might find their strongest ally well outside the Perimeter.
Mayor Vince Williams Union City

Meet the Other Mayors: Vince Williams, Union City

Vince Williams says Union City’s slogan, “You’ll like what U.C.,” has been particularly true for companies like Amazon and Keurig, as well as key players in Georgia’s film and TV industry, who’ve recently brought jobs to this South Fulton city of 23,400.
Gold Dome

Gold Dome Preview: Eleven issues to watch during the 2016 legislative session

Many more details will be revealed in the next few weeks. But here are some of the key questions the lawmakers on their way to Atlanta face coming into the 2016 legislative session.
John Eaves

47. John Eaves

Fulton County’s commission chairman has had an unlikely resurgence since winning reelection last year. After years of stalemates between the board’s northern and southern reps, Eaves has become the swing vote in an increasingly united body.

Vets help vets stay out of jail through a unique Fulton County court

Outside the Fulton County Accountability Court headquarters, a cold wind ripped through the Bankhead neighborhood west of downtown. Standing inside before two dozen veterans of conflicts from Vietnam to Afghanistan, John L. Walsh, a real estate broker and a Vietnam War veteran, gave his pitch with all the fervor of a seasoned recruiting sergeant.

Not surprising: Gun stores outnumber museums and libraries in much of North Georgia

Conventional wisdom—and decades of TV cops shows—may lead you to believe that the city is dangerous and undereducated while the suburbs are havens for all things intellectual. In some places those stereotypes may well hold true.

Neighborhood: Cascade

Want to rub elbows with the likes of Atlanta mayors, civil rights hero C.T. Vivian, singer Janelle Monáe, and top execs such as Coca-Cola’s Carl Ware? Then head to southwest Fulton County and the tony neighborhoods of the Cascade Road corridor.

Fulton County remains a regional punching bag

The marginalization of Fulton County–or, more precisely, its elected leadership–continued apace this week with injury, quickly followed by insult.

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