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Get a facial and plan your skincare routine at Atlanta’s Kindred Studio

Navigating the world of skincare can be confusing. What should your daily routine include? What really works? Estheticians Amy Tecosky and Kelly Painter, who met while working at beauty and wellness collective Aviary, opened their new Grant Park studio with the goal of cutting through all the noise to give advice clients can use every day.
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3 new Georgia-grown beauty brands

When a new beauty brand pops up in the Peach State, it’s worth taking note. Here are a few that deserve more than a passing glance.
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Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for July

The Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at the Fox Theatre honors the undead with a 50th-anniversary screening of Night of the Living Dead and jack-of-all-cuisines Ford Fry’s Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival challenges local and visiting chefs, mixologists, and farmers to concoct tomato-based treats at the Westside Provisions District.
Circa Appalachia

Flashback: The Southern photographs that inspired the Food Stamp Act

In the summer of 1967, four doctors and Georgia photographer Al Clayton toured the rural South and Atlanta to document the shacks the country’s poor called home and the meager diets they consumed. Struck by the group’s testimony later that year, Congress would go on to pass the Food Stamp Act.
Lake Keowee

Summer Escape: Inside three beautiful Southern lake houses

Three families, three locations, and three beautiful lakeside summer homes. Take a tour inside.

Chef Todd Hogan is making some major changes to his restaurants

Last year, chef Todd Hogan (Branchwater, Branch & Barrel) shared his plans to open an upscale steakhouse called the Republic in Alpharetta’s Liberty Hall. It will become Prairie American Kitchen & Hearth, while his restaurant, Indigo, will change concepts to become Duke’s Roadhouse.
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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 27-July 3

Dance to throwback tunes at Venkman's, cheer on the Atlanta United, and see Zac Brown Band perform at Suntrust Park.
9th Ave Street Food

In West End, 9th Avenue Street Food truck serves up jerk chicken Philly sandwiches and lamb nachos

9th Ave Street Food founders Angelique Ribeiro and Jasmine Whittingham leased a parking lot at 638 Evans Street, where they park their truck and serve lamb nachos, barbecue turkey sliders, salmon nuggets, banana foster nuggets, and more at what Ribeiro calls an outdoor restaurant.

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Andrew Zimmern shares his Atlanta favorites on his new Travel Channel show

“Atlanta isn’t easily defined, and I think the more you try to define it, the less you're going to enjoy it," Andrew Zimmern says while touring the city in his new show, The Zimmern List.
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Atlanta attorney buys TrumpHotels.org, plasters it with images of immigrant detention centers

When Atlanta-based attorney Loren Collins realized President Donald Trump’s namesake hospitality company had neglected to purchase TrumpHotels.org, he leapt at the opportunity, snagging the site for $16 and plastering it with photos of immigration detention centers on the U.S. border.
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What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more

HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?
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Street Saviors: How Atlanta is helping—not jailing—the homeless, mentally ill, and addicted

Robby Ivy is “care navigator” for Atlanta's Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative, a program has created an unlikely alliance between police officers and criminal justice activists. Together, they’re trying to answer a key question: Can helping the addicted, mentally ill, and homeless instead of hauling them to jail make Atlanta safer?

Restaurant Holmes, the first restaurant at Alpharetta City Center, opens July 11

The first restaurant to open at Alpharetta City Center is designed to mirror the way former St. Cecilia chef Taylor Neary likes to dine—on simple, hyper-seasonal dishes created for sharing. Most of the menu's 20 plates are vegetable-based.
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The scabs-to-riches tale of Alton Brown’s new rescue dog, “Scabigail”

Pink-skinned, hairless, and yes, a little scabby, Abigail the Boston terrier cuts an unlikely figure for a celebrity pet. But this scrappy terrier hit the jackpot this week when Food Network host Alton Brown spotted her on Instagram and decided to bring her home.
Zunzi's

S#*t yeah! Zunzi’s will leave you full, happy, and casually swearing

The Savannah-based shop serves massive, South African-inspired sandwiches in a friendly environment that never takes itself too seriously.

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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 27-July 3

Dance to throwback tunes at Venkman's, cheer on the Atlanta United, and see Zac Brown Band perform at Suntrust Park.

What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more

HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?

16 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in metro Atlanta

Fireworks, food, movies, live music, the Peachtree Road Race, and more—here are several reasons why Atlanta is one of the best places to be on July 4.

Food & Drink

Where to watch the World Cup in Atlanta—and score some deals

There’s few better times for soccer fans than World Cup season—and Atlanta soccer pubs and sports bars are joining in on the celebration.

Restaurant Holmes, the first restaurant at Alpharetta City Center, opens July 11

The first restaurant to open at Alpharetta City Center is designed to mirror the way former St. Cecilia chef Taylor Neary likes to dine—on simple, hyper-seasonal dishes created for sharing. Most of the menu's 20 plates are vegetable-based.

Andrew Zimmern shares his Atlanta favorites on his new Travel Channel show

“Atlanta isn’t easily defined, and I think the more you try to define it, the less you're going to enjoy it," Andrew Zimmern says while touring the city in his new show, The Zimmern List.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

Create your own lush landscape—with the click of a button. Fred! Lawn Design Company is digitizing landscaping.

Greg Kawalek launched the local Fred! Lawn Design Company last year to digitize landscape planning. Kawalek believes Fred! is the first of its kind in the industry. Fred! handles projects from planting beds to hardscaping, firepits, fencing, and water features. A completely custom plan costs $99.

House Envy: This modern masterpiece was designed by Georgia architect Robert Green, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last apprentices

If you’re a fan of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, then this midcentury-modern home in Buckhead may be the closest thing to his work you’ll find in Atlanta.

7 Atlanta home and garden events to see this summer

Find fantastic art at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival or Virginia-Highland Summerfest, play with butterflies at Dunwoody Nature Center's Butterfly Festival, and we've got a pretty cool set of showhouses.

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Atlanta Magazine's HOME introduces a pair of contemporary showhouses alongside the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

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