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Caffeine on Command
Kelly Skinner | February 6, 2012

Donning blue jeans, a plaid shirt and a messenger bag, Zechariah White tightens his grip on his handlebars before setting off at high speed. He pedals around traffic jams and past a blur of high-rises before flying fearlessly across intersections...

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The Darling Buds of MAE
Stephanie Davis Smith | February 6, 2012

When fashion designer Caroline Mae Heidenreich isn’t sitting at the drafting table in the sunlit front room of her 1930s whitewashed-brick bungalow in Buckhead, she’s pacing back and forth tinkering with racks of...

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Deep Cuts
Biba Adams | February 6, 2012

Remember this phrase: Super Market Knife Attack. No, it’s not the top story on the evening news, but SMKA is definitely making headlines. The Atlanta-based, full-service music production and marketing company has been responsible for the from-the-ground-up...

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Once Upon a Time
Bret Love | February 6, 2012

While other ballet companies were stuck in traditional ruts, legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp drew from jazz and contemporary pop music to create crossover classics that have resonated with mainstream audiences since the 1960s. Her 1973 production,...

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Last-Minute Romance
Genna Scheuerell | February 6, 2012

Still ironing out those Valentine’s Day plans? Don’t throw in the towel yet. Just because you’re late doesn’t mean you’ve passed up the chance for romance. Several Atlanta restaurants are still offering...

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Cat’s Meow
Jennie Kushner | January 27, 2012

Take puppy love literally this Valentine’s Day and fill your date book with a few fêtes benefiting your animal companion. Paws up!

What do cats, dogs and couture all have in common? Not much… until the three collide for the Atlanta Humane...

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Glasses Up!
Lindsay Durand and Jennie Kushner | January 23, 2012

Create your own pub crawl by adding a local brewery or beer event to your agenda. The city’s packed full of fellow beer lovers, so get out there and find them. Whether you’re the beer buff, or you’re looking to impress your...

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Art Shows Beat Winter Woes
Lydia Martin | January 16, 2012

Need that motivational nudge to get out of the house? (It’s so warm in there.) Go gallery crazy! Museums and galleries across the city can give you that intellectual stimulation you’ve been looking for—as well as...

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New Year, New You
Staff Writer | January 6, 2012

You know those new year’s fitness resolutions you promised to keep? Well, it’s time to own up to your obligations—but not begrudgingly; no way! Lucky for our abs and glutes, ...

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The Taste of Triumph
Staff Writer | December 30, 2011

So, you survived the holiday season? After all that decorating, cooking, cleaning and entertaining, you deserve a pat on the back. Hell, you deserve the star treatment. Well, get your appetite ready, because now it’s time to have...

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Native Band
Molly Dickinson | December 29, 2011

Sharing from-scratch muffins and coffee in the sunny upper room of Virginia-Highland’s otherwise bar-dark Atkins Park tavern, Atlanta-born-and-bred Homefront is exactly that—at home. “We’re the only band that plays here,” says...

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Creature Feature
Kelly Skinner | December 29, 2011

Artist Greg Mike literally cannot stop moving—or talking—for more than a few seconds. He’s an upbeat blur of color that moves Tasmanian devil-style through life. And it’s exactly this nonstop, winsome whirlwind of charisma...

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