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My Style: Kate Atwood, executive director of ChooseATL

As the first executive director of the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s ChooseATL program, the 39-year-old is all about community impact. She talks about her projects and her personal style.

House Envy: This cozy mountain retreat comes with fishing, hiking, and lots of social activities

If you’ve been dreaming of a mountain retreat, then the house in Chickamauga, two hours north of Atlanta, might be exactly what you’re looking for.

At the Guthman Competition, innovative instruments just might predict the future of music

This is the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition, a Star Wars cantina band–meets–science fair contest that attracts inventors from all over the globe. Set up by Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology, participants battle for a $5,000 first prize while providing glimpses of what music might sound like in the future.

Apples in Stereo’s Robert Schneider gave up a flourishing music career to chase his true passion: Math

Robert Schneider was the lead singer for his band, Apples in Stereo, and cofounder of Elephant 6 Recording Co., the Athens-based creative force behind the band Neutral Milk Hotel. Now, instead of pursuing the mysticism of music, he's pursuing something that's intrinsically mysterious and fundamentally human to him: mathematics.

Pinewood Forest’s first restaurant will feel “like you’re going to a friend’s house for dinner”

At the new mixed-use community across the street from the mammoth Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville, Braise, will be an intimate, 30-seat restaurant that serves many of its meals family-style.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: February 21-27

Run through Buckhead in your underwear at Cupid’s Undie Run, celebrate black history at the Black History Month Parade, and watch a magazine come to life at Pop-Up Magazine.

Pawleys Island is one of the South’s best-kept secrets

Surrounded by popular destinations like Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island offers a slice of island life without the crowds.

What’s inspiring designer Miles Redd right now

It’s no surprise that New York–based designer Miles Redd, an Atlanta native, is currently crushing on the big and the bold, the graphic and traditional, the dramatic and cinematic (after all, he was a film major). His new collection with Atlanta-based Ballard Designs is a reflection of this eclectic, fantastical vision.

Grant Henry’s next big (ad)venture: A bucolic campground named Sister Louisa’s Sanctuary

Rural Spaulding County isn’t the first place you’d expect to find a man who sometimes goes by “Sister Louisa,” and who has become synonymous with Edgewood Avenue nightlife. But Church bar owner Grant Henry's next big project involves transforming a 44-acre former Girls Scouts campground into a retreat and events space.

Atlanta duo behind Stuff Mom Never Told You launches their own company and a new feminist podcast, Unladylike

From 2010 until 2016, Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin talked feminism, history, psychology, and more as co-hosts of Stuff Mom Never Told You, under the umbrella of Atlanta-based How Stuff Works. Now they've launched Unladylike, a podcast...Show More Summary

At Decatur’s Trinity Mercantile, recycled fabric is repurposed for elegant totes

When a manufacturer discontinues a fabric style, typically the upholstery samples get tossed in the trash. Not at Decatur’s Trinity Mercantile and Design Co., where beautiful damasks, fine silks, and woven jacquards are upcycled into elegant reusable totes for shoppers in the store.

Flashback: Doraville Boxing Club, 1990

Photographer David Zeiger started work on a documentary about Doraville, which became PBS’s Displaced in the New South, and discovered the diverse Doraville Boxing Club tucked away in a strip mall. “In the gym, you learn to respect each...Show More Summary

Check out the menu for Krog Street Market’s new “healthy-ish” stall, Recess

Castellucci Hospitality Group, the culinary company behind Krog Street Market’s Spanish tapas spot Bar Mercado, is opening its first non-regionally focused restaurant February 26. Recess is a 15-seat Krog Street Market food stall focused on “healthy-ish food satisfying to the soul,” says chef Victoria Shore. Show More Summary

I halved the size of my home and doubled my happiness

I had never heard of KonMari; I didn’t know to ask, “Does this give me joy?” I only asked, “Did I know I owned this?” When the guy from Goodwill saw the donation piles filling my double garage, he called his office. “Send more trucks,” he told them. It took three.

Joris Laarman’s technology-driven furniture will be on display at High Museum of Art

From a “living” lampshade made of genetically modified cells to Nintendo Rococo-style tables composed of metal pixels, the Joris Laarman Lab elevates engineering into an art form. Curated by the Groningen Museum in the Netherlands, the exhibition Design in the Digital Age opens at the High Museum of Art this Sunday and will be on view until May 13.

This year’s James Beard semifinalists look a little different—and Atlanta gets multiple nods

The James Beard Foundation's 2018 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists include seven Atlanta-based chefs and three elsewhere in Georgia received nominations. If you look closer at the list, you'll notice a trend: Seven of these ten chefs are people of color.

Former 8Arm baker Sarah Dodge has a breakfast pop-up at Queen of Cream

Sarah Dodge's biscuits, bread, and cinnamon rolls are now available at Queen of Cream in Old Fourth Ward on Saturday and Sunday—and you don't want to miss out.

Sunday Night Skate: Clubs don’t have anything on Cascade’s rolling weekly party

These skate sessions have been one of the biggest social events in the Adamsville and Oakcliff areas since the rink opened in 2000. Stars like Bow Wow, Usher, and Jermaine Dupri skate here, and the 2006 movie ATL was largely filmed inside Cascade.

Gaja owner Tim Song takes over Simply Seoul Kimchi

Last month, Korean bun and kimchi emporium Simply Seoul quietly closed the doors to its Ponce City Market storefront. Tim Song, owner of Korean restaurant Gaja in East Atlanta Village, has taken over. Soon, it'll be named "Simply Kimchi."

Amelia Island: “It’s simply perfect”

Discover the island just south of the Georgia-Florida border through the eyes of Waiting On Martha founder Mandy Kellogg Rye.

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