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Why does Atlanta always tear down its historic buildings?

Goodbye, historic country-music recording studio. Hello . . . Margaritaville? 152 Nassau Street is just the latest casualty in Atlanta’s endless war against its historic buildings.

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for May

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is finally coming to the Fox; participate in a weeklong celebration of two-wheelers at Atlanta Cycling Festival; and treat yourself to ”all-you-can-indulge” tasting sessions at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival.
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Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for November

Award-winning ballerinas in Atlanta, Flying Lotus's new movie soundtrack in 3D visual, and a Kennesaw State University professor who teaches a class on OutKast reads from her new book.
Margaret Mitchell House

Learn the backstory of Atlanta’s most famous novel

Shortly after Margaret Mitchell left her job as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal in the mid-1920s, she sat down at a desk at her ground-floor apartment on Peachtree Street—she and her husband, John Marsh, affectionately referred to the unit as “the dump”—and began writing the bulk of a Southern soap opera that became just as much a part of Atlanta’s DNA as Coca-Cola.
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6 questions for The Nix author Nathan Hill

Novelist Nathan Hill discusses the inspiration for his debut, satire, and writing about politics.

7 questions for Sweetbitter author Stephanie Danler

The novelist discusses the restaurant industry, coming-of-age books, and the nonfiction book she's working on next.

Q&A: Legendary photojournalist Boyd Lewis on Atlanta in the 1970s

Through the lens of his camera, journalist and photographer Boyd Lewis watched as Atlanta transformed itself during the second half of the 20th century. Lewis donated more than 10,000 of his images to the Atlanta History Center, and through January 16, you can see 60 of those photos on display at the Margaret Mitchell House.
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Meet the female Civil War spies of Karen Abbott’s new book

On September 17, author Karen Abbott reads from her latest, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, the little-known story of four female Civil War spies. A quick primer on the ladies.

15 awesome August events for families in Atlanta

Fun outings for the final days of summer, including Fernbank Museum's Dinosaur Birthday Bash, Sound of Music Sing-A-Long, Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby, and more

Mary Rose Taylor, the patron saint of Margaret Mitchell’s legacy

Mary Rose Taylor’s instinct for storytelling made her a key link with Tom Wolfe’s new novel, ”A Man in Full.” It’s the same instinct that has embroiled her in controversy over the Margaret Mitchell House.

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