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Gail Bean P-Valley

Actress Gail Bean pulls from Atlanta’s strip club culture for her P-Valley role

When I talked to actress Gail Bean about her roles in Starz's P-Valley and FX’s Snowfall earlier this week, I started by noting she’s the second celebrity I’d interviewed from Stephenson High School in...
Fêtes De Bayonne

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 28-31

See Kendrick Lamar at State Farm Arena, indulge in a French-style summer festival at Cooks & Soldiers, and more things to do this weekend in Atlanta, July 29-31, 2022.
Atlanta Afghan refugees

Six months after arriving in metro Atlanta, an Afghan family starts a new life

The roughly 1,500 Afghans who’ve arrived in Atlanta since last fall mark a substantial increase in the metro’s small Afghan population. Familiar comforts are sparse: The only Afghan grocery in the area is Kabul Market off Lawrenceville Highway, known for its freshly baked Afghan bread. Since the beginning of Operation Allies Welcome, Georgia hasn’t been a top destination like Virginia, Texas, or California—but Atlanta itself has been among the top 10 cities for Afghan resettlement, and the only major one in the Southeast. Here is the story of how one family is building a life here.
Best of Atlanta 2021 what to eat

Best of Atlanta 2021: Eat

Our 2021 Best of Atlanta picks for all things food-related—here's where you'll find great barbecue, vegan food, pizza, breakfast, and more.
The troubled triangle of Scottish heritage, Southern racial politics, and Stone Mountain

The troubled triangle of Scottish heritage, Southern racial politics, and Stone Mountain

"While history can provide an anchor to one’s soul, myths can become a kind of prison." Retired AJC columnist Jim Galloway looks at how myths of Scottish history influenced the South's Lost Cause myth.
Netherworld 25th anniversary

25 seasons later, Netherworld remains the best nightmare in town

When their job with a national haunted house chain ended, Billy Messina and Ben Armstrong pooled their money and built a haunted mansion with an original story line—an innovative concept in the late 1990s—in a 4,000-square-foot space in Kennesaw. Netherworld was born.
21 great pet-friendly hotels, patios, coffee shops, bars, and more in metro Atlanta

21 great pet-friendly hotels, patios, coffee shops, bars, and more in metro Atlanta

Looking for a fun place to take your pet? Here's a roundup of Atlanta's pet-friendly hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and breweries, dog parks and trails, and shopping districts.
Unique drive-thru windows Atlanta

Six metro Atlanta drive-thrus with far more interesting options than a Big Mac

Think burgers are the only thing you can get from a drive-thru? In metro Atlanta, you can even get a cake.
Hapeville

10 of metro Atlanta’s most vibrant city centers—that aren’t Atlanta

Atlanta’s suburbs are getting more urban. Metro residents crave proximity to walkable city centers and are flocking to reinvigorated, historic towns like Alpharetta and Hapeville—or newly invented places like Trilith and Serenbe. Here are 10 communities with newly vibrant downtowns.
Seven great bicycling routes in metro Atlanta you need to try

Seven great bicycling routes in metro Atlanta you need to try

When you outgrow riding in your neighborhood and on the well-trodden BeltLine, metro Atlanta presents a wealth of places to explore (or just get lost) on two wheels.

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