A Look Back

By Ann Boutwell June 1, 1882: George Washington Adair posted a real estate notice in Atlanta’s local newspapers inviting potential buyers to view lots in Grant Park. His target market were families interested in building permanent homes in a healthy community. Adair also enticed interested parties with free lemonade and free conveyance –  the transfer […]

Hysterically Hip: Laughing Skull comedy club gains national attention

By Ty Collins The smell of burgers and onion rings waft from the kitchen. A first date nervously unfolds in the corner booth. A rowdy set of college-age football enthusiasts down shots. And a biker sitting at the bar takes his cocktail while watching the news. It’s a typical Saturday evening at Atlanta’s Vortex Bar […]

Doria Roberts: Local before local was cool

By Matt Arnett Doria Roberts is a force of nature. She is a musician, activist and bodega owner, in no particular order. Or I should say, in interchangeable order. As if that weren’t enough, she also started her own record label. Whatever she has chosen to do in her life, she has done so with […]

Read the May issue

Our May issue is now available to read in a digital edition. This month, we’ve got features on Atlanta’s cocktail culture, plans for a new Downtown transit hub, a campaign to end bullying, a guide to this month’s spring festivals and much more. Read the May issue  at this link or by clicking the cover […]

Asian Markets offer fresh, colorful food

By Natalie Keng Chinese Southern Belles In their habits they are most depraved and vicious…they are also gross gluttons; everything that runs, walks, creeps, flies, or swims, in fact, everything that will supply the place of food, whether of the sea, or the land, and articles most disgusting to other people, are by them greedily […]

New Nosh: Intown restaurants opening soon

By Collin Kelley Editor It seems like every month an Intown restaurant announces it’s closing, but those are quickly replaced by new offerings. We’ve put together a list of what’s on the horizon, although we’re just as gobsmacked as you are about the trend toward more burger, taco and yogurt joints. We’re excited about a […]

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