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Casey Cagle vs. Brian Kemp: A quick guide to the Republican runoff candidates for Georgia governor

On July 24, Republican voters can choose between Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp to be their nominee for Georgia governor. While they align on many platforms, the two differ slightly in a few key areas: Medicaid expansion; transportation, and their campaign personas.
Emory triplet medicine graduates

These triplets just graduated from Emory’s School of Medicine—joining their family’s long line of doctors

In May, Emory University graduated some 140 students from its School of Medicine. Eight of them matched into orthopaedic surgery. Three of them are triplets. Another generation in a long line of family doctors, meet Lauren, Stephanie, and Allison Boden—the daughers of Dr. Mary Caufield and Dr. Scott Boden.
Top Doctors purple spots

Medical Mystery: The case of the painful purple spots

When a little purple spot first appeared on Shelly Matheson’s ankle, it seemed like something curious that she would mention to her internist. Then, it got bigger and painful. After years of no diagnosis, she went to Emory Clinic's Special Diagnostic Services, which gave her the right diagnosis.

Doctor Detective: How Atlanta’s Dr. Clyde Partin unravels puzzling medical mysteries

Emory Clinic’s Special Diagnostic Services is a place for doctors to refer adult patients with perplexing symptoms—some who have gone years with undiagnosed diseases. Meet Dr. W. Clyde Partin Jr., the director of Emory Clinic’s Special Diagnostic Services, who seems like a kinder, gentler version of television's Dr. Gregory House.
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Medical Mystery: The case of the moon face

When Marietta middle school teacher Jackie Roché's face started to grow rounder although she hadn't gained any weight, she knew something was wrong. “It’s so scary to not know what’s wrong with you,” says Roché. After multiple doctors were unable to help, she went to Emory Clinic's Special Diagnostic Services, which gave her the right diagnosis within minutes.
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Medical Mystery: The case of the black eye in the morning

Caroline Kalchthaler woke up one morning with a black eye, as if she had been punched or fallen out of bed and hit her face. But no such thing had happened. She tenderly covered it with makeup, and the bruising subsided. But then the black eye occurred again, and again.
Four Seasons Bathroom

Room Envy: Glossy pinks and warm silver tones give this bathroom Hollywood glam

For instant glamour in a room, add a little sheen—or a lot. When interior designer William Peace of Peace Design was tasked with updating this circa-1992 condo at the Four Seasons, he layered glossy pinks and warm silver tones in the homeowner’s master bathroom for an ultra-feminine, Hollywood-style result.
Jeremiah Brent

5 tips and trends from celebrity interior designer Jeremiah Brent

Ditch the lucite, curate your kids' spaces (but don't leave their voices out!), and don't feel like you have to spend a fortune, says designer and TV personality Jeremiah Brent.

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The Evolution of T.I.

The Atlanta superstar rose to fame as a street-hardened rapper. For his next act, he wants to save Bankhead, the neighborhood that could've killed him.
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Oaxacan restaurant Casi Cielo brings charcoal rice, mezcal, and grasshopper salt to Sandy Springs

The team behind La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant is opening a chef-driven Oaxacan restaurant called Casi Cielo that will serve delicacies such as sous-vide baked octopus, charcoal rice, foie-gras meatballs, duck croquettes, and cocktails with grasshopper salt.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

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?
Westside Provisions District

Westside Provisions District announces four new concepts, including two restaurants

Among the four new properties announced for Westside Provisions District are a new Italian restaurant from the Storico Fresco team and an Israeli restaurant from Bellina Alimentari's owner.
Georgia's Vanishing Coast - Illustration by Zach Meyer

Georgia’s Vanishing Coast: With stronger storms, higher tides, and rising sea levels, how high will the water go?

On the Georgia coast, which spans 100 miles between Savannah and St. Marys, two things have become apparent during the last decade: Climate change is coming, and it’s already here. If the last decade’s increased tidal flooding initiated a conversation about the changing sea, the hurricane double-header of 2016 and 2017 added a couple of exclamation points. But while the effects of storms will be more severe with climate change, Georgia’s vulnerability to them isn’t new.
Atlanta Field Day

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 11-17

The 4th may have passed, but Atlanta has plenty to keep you entertained including Atlanta Comic-Con, Atlanta Field Day, a sustainable agriculture festival, and... a waiters race?
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Georgia Tech’s Robotarium is “a shining beacon of robotic awesomeness”

The Robotarium is an open-access lab with swarm robots, or robots in large quantities. Palm-sized robots roll—and plate-sized ones fly in the middle of the room where anyone in the world can remotely run experiments on the lab’s robots, simply by uploading code to the Robotarium’s website.

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At Georgia’s Arrendale State Prison, women inmates forge a bond by keeping bees

Master beekeeper Julia Mahood’s is the first female class in a statewide inmate beekeeping program that began in 2012. Now entering its third year, the facility’s beekeeping program is 25 women strong and provides students both a sense of community on the inside and the skills to start a career upon release.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 11-17

The 4th may have passed, but Atlanta has plenty to keep you entertained including Atlanta Comic-Con, Atlanta Field Day, a sustainable agriculture festival, and... a waiters race?

Georgia Tech’s Robotarium is “a shining beacon of robotic awesomeness”

The Robotarium is an open-access lab with swarm robots, or robots in large quantities. Palm-sized robots roll—and plate-sized ones fly in the middle of the room where anyone in the world can remotely run experiments on the lab’s robots, simply by uploading code to the Robotarium’s website.

Food & Drink

The Christiane Chronicles: Atlanta is awash with too many ridiculous cocktails

I can probably name 15 Atlanta bartenders who can create and pour artisanal cocktails worth drinking. But no more. Plus: The restaurant you should recommend to your out-of-town friends seeking Southern fare is Kevin Gillespie’s Revival.

Review: Mission + Market lets a longtime Atlanta chef return to what he loves: seafood without fuss

Mission + Market is rigorous enough about its food for gourmands and glamorous enough for scenesters. It also allows an old-school chef to return to what he truly loves: seafood without fuss. Our review.

Oaxacan restaurant Casi Cielo brings charcoal rice, mezcal, and grasshopper salt to Sandy Springs

The team behind La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant is opening a chef-driven Oaxacan restaurant called Casi Cielo that will serve delicacies such as sous-vide baked octopus, charcoal rice, foie-gras meatballs, duck croquettes, and cocktails with grasshopper salt.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

My Favorite House: A Druid Hills home with an untouched, classic exterior

“I love a big, white, brick house,” says Vivian Bencich, who founded architecture and interior design firm Square Feet Studio with her husband.

Elements of Style: Indigo decor is having a resurgence

The rich blues of this ancient plant dye are experiencing a fervent resurgence via compelling contemporary objects.

How to pot your plants, according to Atlanta landscape designer Brendan Butler

Atlanta landscape designer Brendan Butler walks us through how he prefers to pot plants, starting with the pot itself and going into how to best compose your garden.

Modern Style

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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