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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 22-29

Christmas at Six Flags, a hip-hop take on the Nutcracker, and support black business at Black Friday Fest.

Not sure how a painting will look in your house? The Artcloud app can install it virtually for you.

Alex West's Artcloud app gives individuals a way to zero in on the art they love. With 50,000 works from 4,000-plus local and international artists, all you need to do is upload a photo of a room and you can test how a piece looks in your setting.

UGA-Tech’s “clean, old-fashioned hate” at Grant Field, 1941

Every Thanksgiving weekend Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia clash on the gridiron to resolve yet another battle in the 124-year-old rivalry described by author Bill Cromartie as “clean, old-fashioned hate.”

The Christiane Chronicles: Cheese later, not now

I cannot contain my disdain for the appetizer cheese course. Cheese is rich and, depending on the kind, funky. It satiates your appetite. It induces sleepiness, even. Why would anyone eat it at the beginning of the meal?

Editor’s Note: Buildings are changing Atlanta and the way Atlantans live

Humans shape buildings, but they also shape us. This year’s edition of our annual Groundbreakers Awards is dedicated to visionary architecture. Of course, the soon-to-be-iconic Mercedes-Benz Stadium immediately comes to mind. But more subtle revolutions—New Urbanist communities, historic renovations, sustainable construction—are also changing the way we live.

Commentary: With the Trump travel ban, Americans face an important choice

As an Iranian-American, the travel ban hits close to home. My husband, Maysam, came to this country from Iran in 2000 through a student visa to get his PhD in electrical engineering. Today he is a professor at Georgia Tech, where his research focuses on helping people with disabilities lead independent lives.

For Gunshow chef Kevin Gillespie, his Buckhead home is a treasured respite

Kevin Gillespie may be known for his love of Southern cuisine, but part of his heart—the part that helped design his Buckhead home—belongs to California. Kevin’s wife, Valerie, first discovered the house on Zillow. She immediately knew they’d both love the ranch-style abode and submitted an offer even though Kevin was out of town.

Brash Coffee is coming to Buckhead and bringing a sophisticated espresso bar

The new 1,500-square-foot Brash space at the Atlanta History Center will feature a Modbar, allowing baristas to profile espresso. In other words, the Brash baristas will be able to match the coffee preparation to fit the exact humidity and temperature in the air.

Holiday etiquette: How to be a perfect guest

Even in our increasingly digital world, there’s still something to be said for manners. As the invitations to holiday festivities roll in, we turned to Erika Preval of Charm Etiquette for some modern advice.

Dishwasher Eden Vazquez is one of Atlanta’s unsung (and vital) kitchen workers

Without dishwashers, restaurants simply couldn’t operate. Bacchanalia pastry chef Carla Tomasko thinks it might even be the most vital position in the professional kitchen.

The Walking Dead Awards: The Saviors are stressed out

Negan and Gabriel get to know each other, the Saviors realize they have a mole, and the tension between Rick and Daryl comes to a head.

Ace of vase: The right way to create seasonal flower arrangements

Ayla Gurganus’s floral arrangements are Instagram catnip. In May she launched the Flower Shop at Young Blood Boutique, offering one style of hand-tied bouquet every other week. Here, Gurganus shares tips for creating seasonal arrangements.

Escape to Beech Mountain, the highest ski destination in the East

Beech Mountain, North Carolina celebrates 50 years as the highest ski area east of the Rockies with special deals and new-and-improved amenities.

Leaps and bounds: Atlanta Parkour

Leaping, climbing, bounding, bouncing, flipping—you can do all of that in a parkour class.

Boxing for beginners: Vesta Movement

You can’t help but feel tough when your hands are wrapped and slipped into boxing gloves.

Korean fried chicken: Thank U Chicken

Enter Thank U Chicken and you feel as if you’ve been teleported to Seoul, where frying chicken is almost a sport.

Do-good disposal system: Compostwheels

The idea: Conserve your food scraps, and Compostwheels will pick them up and turn them into nutrient-rich soil that they then deliver to nearby farms. That means less food waste going to local landfills and more local food productio...

Empire builder: Revelator Coffee Company

The fast-expanding Birmingham, Alabama–based roaster hasn’t put its name above any of the Octane coffee shops it acquired in April, but its products are on the shelves.

Gluten-free eats: Mediterranea

Those who are more interested in good food than restrictive diets typically have no idea that this charming Mediterranean bistro in Grant Park is a gluten-free haven. From its wine list to its hospitality, Mediterranea raises the bar for this neighborhood.

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