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Can Atlanta survive another snowpocalypse?
In late January 2014, just under three inches of snow—and, more specifically, the ice that followed—crippled metro Atlanta, shutting down the region’s economy and forcing people to sleep in stranded cars, stores, and community centers. What if history repeats itself?
More pet adoptions, less traffic: Atlanta’s spring lockdown by the numbers
We played a lot more video games And left the car in the garage. A by-the-numbers look at this past spring's COVID-19 lockdown.
Tell us: You know you’re an Atlantan when…
We want to hear from you: what makes you an Atlantan? What are the experiences—besides getting stuck for hours on the downtown Connector—that bind us together as a city?
Cows on I-285: The internet reacts to Atlanta’s latest bizarre traffic jam
A tractor-trailer carrying 89 cows flipped on I-285 at 3:30 a.m. Monday morning, causing mayhem during the morning commute as crews wrangled dozens of escaped cows and rescued ones still trapped in the trailer. As always with bizarre Atlanta traffic disasters, Twitter was full of information and quips.
Of 200 biggest U.S. cities, Atlanta is the 15th least safe to drive in, says Allstate
Just before Labor Day weekend, Allstate insurance released its annual report of America's Best Drivers. In a result that should surprise exactly zero Atlantans, our city ranked 186 out of the top 200 most populated U.S. cities.
A modest proposal to get Amazon’s HQ2 in Atlanta: Make stuff up
Atlanta really, really, wants to be the site of Amazon’s HQ2, but we've got some problems that could halt that. How do we fix our issues before the Amazon delegation arrives to inspect our city? Like a steel plate over a pothole, let's cover 'em up.
At 85, Andrew Young has a lot on his mind
Before the Andrew J. Young Foundation's annual Leadership Awards, we sat down with the civil rights leader and former U.N Ambassador and discussed Donald Trump, mayor Kasim Reed, and fighting poverty.
Shock, then memes: How Atlanta reacted to the I-85 collapse
When a massive blaze caused a segment of I-85 near Piedmont Road to collapse, Atlantans were stunned. We still don't know what the future holds, but we're armed with plenty of memes.
We made up one of these six strange suggestions to relieve Atlanta’s traffic. The rest are real.
Reasonable proposals have emerged—more bike lanes, the Atlanta BeltLine—to help relieve congestion. But local politicians also have come up with some wacky ideas for easing gridlock’s grip on the region.
The Christiane Chronicles: Restaurant parking nightmares, and Sobban’s impressive garden
The absolute worst part about my otherwise enviable job? Parking. Depending on where I go, I’m left to navigate wonky meters, spiral-of-death garages (Empire State South), ridiculously steep terrain (Bell Street Burritos in south Buckhead), and dark, suspicious lots (basically everywhere in Little Five Points and East Atlanta).