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Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Thursday, May 14
On Wednesday, new COVID-19 testing sites opened and many companies are changing their policies in light of the pandemic. Here’s your Thursday morning update.
How to get a ride to the polls in Atlanta on Election Day
Do you have a plan yet for how you're getting to the polls on Tuesday, November 6? Multiple companies and services are offering discounted or even free transportation to the polls on Election Day—here are the options we found.
Driverless cars are coming to Atlanta. Are we ready?
The civic transformation ushered in by driverless cars could revolutionize the way Atlanta’s buildings and roads are designed, as well as upend how people move around a car-centric metro region. Eventually it might even do away with car ownership altogether.
As Uber pushes for airport business, Atlanta’s outdated cab industry resists change
Uber and Lyft arrived in Atlanta in 2012 and 2013, respectively, and have, in essence, provided Kasim Reed with the taxi fleet he was imagining. The cars are clean, and the drivers are courteous, show up when they’re supposed to, and (usually) don’t get lost. There’s only one problem: the city’s actual taxis are still around.
Editor’s Note: Uber Forever
The way taxis work—or, more specifically, don’t work—in this town is dumbfounding. Imagine a company that promises to perform a service, then simply chooses not to. And doesn’t even bother letting the customer know.
Which food delivery apps actually deliver?
The next big thing in app technology: meal delivery. Six services have launched in Atlanta since last year. We went ahead and tested each one for you.
The only cheese dip recipe you’ll ever need, plus 6 other things I learned at the Atlanta Food & Wine festival
Thousands of festivalgoers, chefs, mixologists, cookbook authors, and other food and drink authorities descended upon Atlanta over the weekend for the 5th annual Atlanta Food & Wine festival held at the Loews Hotel in Midtown. Organizers Dominique Love and Elizabeth Feichter have put in more elbow grease than the fryers at Popeye’s to rally the region’s most talented culinary minds to our city. Below, a few observations from my time at the event.
Taxi Alternative: Uber
Whether your mission is to avoid parking at a Braves game or to get home safely from the Porter, a ride is just a tap away with Uber.
After a bill to regulate them died in the state House, private rideshare vehicles have multiplied on Atlanta streets like ants in spilled Coke. We wanted to know: Who’s quickest? So on a Tuesday in June, Atlanta magazine staffers revved up our smartphones at 8 p.m. sharp in a race from Sister Louisa’s Church on Edgewood Avenue to Ormsby’s on the Westside.