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Western Living, December2017

Follow<p>Western Living, December2017<p>Western Living magazine entertains readers on the subject of home design, food and wine, and travel and leisure. As …

These 3 Atlanta backyards are oases with lush plantings, meandering paths, and artful touches

Photograph by John McDonald<p><b>The Pocket Garden: Leafy Hideaway</b><i><br>Shape, texture, and green layers define this little intown escape.</i><p>Rob Lamy uses every …

Landscaping

Transform a Yard with These Genius Hardscaping Ideas

Romancing the Stone<p>When Renée DuPree (right) moved into her modern Oakland bungalow in the fall of 2016, the 1,700-square-foot garden was nothing …

Landscaping

Atlantans Will Finally Vote on the ‘Sunday Brunch Bill’ in November

Georgia’s supercharged gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams (D) and Brian Kemp (R) won’t be the only game-changer Atlantans will vote on in the November mid-term election. On Monday, the Atlanta City Council finally voted 14-0 to allow the “brunch bill” otherwise known as the “mimosa mandate” …

Georgia (U.S. State)

The fascinating history of Midtown’s ‘Tara on Techwood,’ birthplace of CNN

How a defunct country club near Georgia Tech launched the world’s first all-news channel—in the basement<p>When I arrived in Atlanta for my first job out of college in the spring of 1984, I didn’t realize that my workplace would be a formidable structure referred to by some as “Tara on Techwood,” a …

Georgia Tech

7 places to buy affordable art and frames

Nothing makes a home feel sterile and drab like stark white walls devoid of art or photos.<p>That said, you don't need an entire gallery wall or to spend a fortune to make your home feel cozy and warm. You just need a few pieces of personalized art here and there. And you don't have to break the bank …

Wall Art

Our top 100 cheesecakes

Cheesecake meets bread and butter pudding in this indulgent dessert.<p>For a show-stopping dessert try this decadent strawberry and cream cheesecake …

Dessert

Mysterious bidder lobs $15M offer for sizable chunk of downtown’s Gulch

Could this signal more big changes for South Downtown? Even Amazon, maybe?<p>A masked bidder just reportedly lobbed an offer to buy 9.3 acres of South Downtown’s Gulch.<p>Could it be CIM Group, starting to make good on plans to invest a billion dollars to develop the area?<p>Might it be the harbinger that …

Real Estate

Little Known Black History Fact: Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

In the Christian ministry and in the realm of education, the late <b>Dr. Benjamin E. Mays</b> wielded wide influence on a number of future civil rights …

Civil Rights

How to get rid of ants: Expert-approved tricks to eliminate them from your home

It doesn't matter if you're a homeowner or a renter, knowing how to get rid of ants is an incredibly useful skill. Why? Because these creepy crawlers are resilient, and once they realize a home is an excellent source for food, they will keep coming back. Ants leave behind a trail of pheromones for …

Insects

Carter reveals bold new look for Georgia Avenue, near former Turner Field

Meanwhile, streets near the Braves’s old ballpark are looking different by the day<p>The rebirth of the long-underuntilzed and desolate Georgia Avenue in Summerhill continues to show signs of redevelopment promise.<p>In a “Stadium Neighborhoods” newsletter issued by developer Carter, construction …

Abandoned Buildings

These Are The Best Stores For Buying Furniture Online

Sofas and dressers and beds, oh my!<p>No one can deny that shopping for furniture in a physical store is pretty satisfying — you get to sit on tons of sofas, try out beds to your heart's content, and curl up in a bunch of different chairs to help you find exactly the right one for you. But in terms of …

Furniture

Angels Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

<b>You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!</b><p>Members can create lists of plants to manage your garden, get plant …

Plants

Meet the 31 People Who Are Changing the South

Bryan Stevenson<p>What textbooks blandly label the Great Migration—the movement of millions of African Americans in the 20th century from the rural …

Black History

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Stranger Things, Superintelligence, The Mule, plus our Comic-Con roundup

Metro Atlanta continues to bustle with film and television productions, keeping the Hollywood of the South busy. Here’s your full roundup of what we …

Filmmaking

From atop Mercedes-Benz Stadium, an ‘architectural icon’ is finally unveiled

In photos and video, see “the most unique roof structure in the world,” now officially functional in downtown Atlanta<p>Three-hundred feet above Atlanta United’s pitch, a horn blared Wednesday afternoon, eight giant “petals” weighing 500 tons each slid quietly on long tracks—slowly at first, then up …

Atlanta Falcons

ACROSS AMERICA: Black students from Atlanta make history at Harvard debate competition

<i>One winner, Jordan Thomas, said he “was determined to represent my city and my story.”</i><p>A group of 25 black students from Atlanta, competing against …

Black Students

Championing Black Artists, at Home and in the Spotlight

CHICAGO — The collectors Denise and Gary Gardner are very public in their support of “Charles White: A Retrospective,” an exhibition now at the Art Institute of Chicago that will travel to the Museum of Modern of Art in the fall. They are listed as “lead individual sponsors.”<p>More privately, the …

Plan Your Fall Bulb Planting Now

Would you like a spectacular garden next spring? If so, prepare in summer, plant in fall. Here’s how to plan for a spring bulb garden.<p>There’s nothing …

Gardening

'White people are so fragile, bless 'em' … meet Rhiannon Giddens, banjo warrior

‘We’re all racist to some degree,” says Rhiannon Giddens. “Just like we’re all privileged to some degree. I have privilege in my system because I’m light-skinned. I hear people say, ‘I didn’t have it easy growing up either.’ But when did it become a competition?”<p>As someone on a mission to bridge …

Folk Festival

How Enslaved Chefs Helped Shape American Cuisine

“We need to forget about this so we can heal,” said an elderly white woman, as she left my lecture on the history of enslaved cooks and their …

Black History

Five Cool Watches Under $900 from Independent Brands You Should Be Investing In

Trying to strap some style on your wrist without breaking open the piggy bank? We got you covered. Here are some of our favorite timepieces by …

Photos: Explore Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s backyard park as construction nears finish

Media tour provides glimpses and details of a project leaders say will be uniquely inclusive and versatile<p>Downtown’s hybrid community park and tailgating lot, expected to open within two months in the shadow of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, couldn’t be more literally rising from the ashes of the Georgia …

Hardy Native Ferns

A garden planting of ferns conjures up images of shaded retreats and cool walks by wooded streams. Yes, ferns do abound in the deepest, darkest …

Bird feeders: The complete guide on best bird food, how to make your own and where to buy them

Plus, the best squirrel proof bird feeders and the top dos and don’ts<p><b>• Find out how to make your own bird feeder, what type of food is best, and some</b> …

18 Essential Atlanta Pizzerias

From Neapolitan to New York-style pies<p>Atlanta has its fair share of solid pizzerias, and even though the Neapolitan-style seems to be the most popular around town these days, those in search of New York-, Jersey-, or even Chicago-style pizzas can easily satisfy their cravings. Here are Atlanta's …

How the 14th Amendment's Promise of Birthright Citizenship Redefined America

When the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868 —150 years ago this Monday — it closed the door on schemes that aimed …

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Piano and a Microphone 1983<p>The Prince Estate in partnership with Warner Bros. Records has today announced the release of Piano & A Microphone 1983 a …

The Where and When of Duke Ellington: A Treasure...