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5 Reasons to love Jonesboro

5 Reasons to love Jonesboro

Jonesboro is enjoying a downtown renaissance, like many other small cities. New restaurants, residential projects, art venues and galleries, and even a water park are helping make the town into a destination. It also benefits from proximity to Clayton State University in nearby Morrow.
5 Reasons to love East Lake

5 Reasons to love East Lake

As the neighborhood slogan goes: “The sun rises first in Atlanta in East Lake.” Indeed, this quiet, walkable community of vintage bungalows is the city’s easternmost hood. Founded in 1892 as a trolley-car suburb, the area offered country living and lakefront attractions, including a penny arcade, a swimming beach, and steamboat rides.
5 Reasons to love Acworth

5 Reasons to love Acworth

The nickname “Lake City” is a clue to what makes Acworth special. “The lakes are probably our greatest asset,” notes Taylor Aubrey, marketing coordinator with the city, located 33 miles north of Atlanta off I-75.
5 Reasons to love East Point

5 Reasons to love East Point

Humble, gritty, and quirky, East Point sits just southwest of downtown Atlanta, bordered by Greenbriar Mall, Camp Creek Parkway, and Tyler Perry Studios. Established in 1847 as the eastern terminus of the Atlanta and West Point railroads, the city was chartered 40 years later, and today is home to 38,000 residents
5 reasons to love Midtown

5 Reasons to love Midtown

Georgia State Representative Park Cannon, whose District 58 slices through the community, says it’s a place “where people of economic opposites and vast social differences are neighbors.”
5 Reasons to love Kirkwood

5 reasons to love Kirkwood

Situated between downtown Atlanta and Decatur, Kirkwood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This original streetcar suburb is home to a diverse community, a rich variety of Victorian and Craftsman-style houses, strong community associations, nearby MARTA stations, and half a dozen parks, with additional bragging rights as the place where world-famous rapper Future grew up.
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Do you love your neighborhood? Tell us why

Do you love where you live? Whether you live intown or OTP, we want to hear what you love about your home, your neighborhood, and what you’re doing to make it even better.
Nicolaus Sherrill

The runner: Nicolaus Sherrill is tracing the boundaries of every Atlanta neighborhood—on foot

I have run on every single highway in this city. I’ve run every section of major railroad. I ran across a couple of lanes of the Connector in order to properly map Midtown.
Betsy Riley

Editor’s Note: Finding home

My neighborhood has a walkability score of zero. At least, this is how we’re evaluated by Walk Score, a rating service that asserts “walkable neighborhoods are one of the simplest and best solutions for the environment, our health, and our economy.” Now, I don’t disagree with its premise. I just disagree with the currently accepted definition of walkable.
Cloudland Station

Vacation Home Community Snapshot: Cloudland Station

This 450-acre gated community in Chickamauga, Georgia is special for its commitment to conservation and history. With architecture ranging from the late colonial period through the mid-20th century, Cloudland Station is a charming, family-friendly north Georgia community.

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