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Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail Extension

Route unveiled to extend Atlanta BeltLine into more west side neighborhoods

The BeltLine section that now bends through neighborhoods such as Adair Park, West End, and Westview is making strides to become significantly longer. Exactly which route the Westside Trail might take as it grows toward the 22-mile loop’s eventual top end in Buckhead is becoming clearer, too.
Odes to Three Rising-Star Black Chefs

Odes to three rising-star Black chefs

We asked established restaurateurs to give praise to the up-and-coming Atlanta chefs who should be on your radar.
Arthur Blank

Arthur Blank’s mission to give away his wealth

At a time when progressive politicians and some members of the middle class are questioning whether billionaires, however philanthropic, should even exist—and when the country and globe are on the brink of the largest catastrophe in a century or more­—can Blank give away enough of his wealth to satisfy his own desire for tzedakah—let alone society’s unprecedented need for it?
Sunset Avenue home

A tour of unsung places in Atlanta’s civil rights past

Civil Bikes owner Nedra Deadwyler, who leads tours on local history and preservation, highlights some unsung places in Atlanta’s civil rights past.
My Style: Gina Tollese

My Style: Gina Tollese, Atlanta DJ

Gina Tollese became a DJ because she couldn’t find anyone playing the music she wanted to hear in her hometown of Birmingham. Her talent eventually brought her to larger crowds in Atlanta, where she mixes everything from Jamiroquai to 21 Savage at venues like Space 2 and Revery VR Bar.
The Home Team Camille Pendley

With “The Home Team,” a journalist-turned-filmmaker explores Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s impact on Vine City and English Avenue

At some point every journalist comes across a story that deserves more space and attention than the assignment permits. For Camille Pendley, that story was the plight of the residents of Vine City and English Avenue, two of the city’s poorest neighborhoods—which sit across the street from the country’s newest and grandest cathedral to sports, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Ivory Lee Young, Jr.

Atlanta City Councilman Ivory Lee Young, Jr. is hospitalized and in grave condition

Currently serving his fourth four-year term on Atlanta City Council, Young took a leave of absence from his District 3 Council duties several weeks ago to undergo a stem-cell transplant to treat multiple myeloma.
SunTrust Park

Editor’s Note: Counterpoints

The stories behind SunTrust Park and Morris Brown College embody the odd dichotomy that is Atlanta—the fascination with the shiny and new, which often diverts our attention from the institutions that make us who we are. When we’re at our best at Atlanta magazine, we’re shining a light on both ends of that spectrum.
Mims Park

Resurrected Mims Park will offer a lesson in Atlanta race relations

In 2010 Rodney Mims Cook Sr., the aging patriarch of one of Atlanta’s most prominent families, was in poor health and seemingly fading. Fearing his father didn’t have much time left, Rodney Jr. moved him into his guest house. The elder Cook one day called his son to his side and delivered a final charge: You need to rebuild Mims Park.

Atlanta: Highest rate of income inequality in the U.S.

You don’t have to be a statistician or policy analyst to understand that there’s a huge gap between Atlanta’s haves and haves-not. Just walk down Edgewood Avenue on any given evening, where you will find one group of people sleeping on the sidewalks of the Downtown Connector underpass and another paying $20 for parking spots in an empty lot near a bar called Church.

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