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Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region. Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region.
  

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Contents

Peachtree St. People Meter
28
Electric meters, Atlanta (Ga.) (Population)
What Would Scarlett Do?
30
Lisa Bertagnoli (American journalist.), Conduct of life, Scarlett O'Hara (Fictional character)
Traffic Reports
34
Atlanta (Periodical) (History), Traffic congestion, Atlanta (Ga.) (Street traffic, History)
A Stage of One's Own
38
Rachel May (American theatrical director.), Synchronicity Performance Group (Theater company)
You've Been Served
62
Mark Guzzi (American lawyer.), Keith B. Alexander (American general.), George W. Bush (American president.), United States National Security Agency (Suits and claims), Wiretapping (Suits and claims), Executive power, War on Terrorism (Legal aspects), Warrants (Law)
Dorothy Alexander
108
Dorothy Alexander (American ballet manager.); 1904-1986
Ivan Allen Jr
108
Ivan Allen (American mayor and office supply company executive.); 1911-2003
Gayle Barron
108
Gayle Barron (American marathon runner and coach.)
Arthur Blank
109
Arthur M. Blank (American home improvement chain executive.)
Dorothy Bolden
109
Dorothy Bolden (American domestic workers union leader.); d. 2005

Love on the Rocks
72
Liquor laws and regulations (Southern States), Alcoholic beverages (Religious aspects), Moonshining (History, Southern States), Whiskey
Atlanta 45 Years: Love Stories
81
Atlanta (Periodical) (Anniversaries), Atlantans
The Emissary
82
Shirley Franklin (American mayor.); 1945-, Atlanta (Ga.) (Politics and government)
The Sexy Surgeon
82
Sanjay Gupta (American neurosurgeon and television reporter.), Physicians as journalists, Television programs (Medical programs)
The Role Model
82
Warrick Dunn (American football player.); 1975-, Football players (Charitable contributions)
The Gatekeeper
84
Holly Davis (American customer service representative.), AirTran Airways (Firm) (Public relations), Airlines (Customer relations)
The Guidance Counselors
84
Rob Wilson (American financial consultant.), Adam Goldfein (American radio program host.), Walter Reeves (American gardener and radio personality.), Radio consultants, Consumer protection
The Rescuer
85
Joanna Adams (American pastor.), Homeless (Housing), Atlanta (Ga.) (Homeless)
The Good Dog
85
Doug Coyle (American park ranger.), Guide dogs
The Conductor
86
Vanessa Brockett-Copeland (American railroad conductor.), Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, Railroad conductors, Atlanta (Ga.) (Subways)
The Playmaker
87
Tyler Perry (American dramatist and actor.)
The Robo-Girls
87
Spelman College, Black women college students, Soccer, Reconfigurable robots, Robots (Competitions)
The Visionary
88
Charles Brewer (American Internet executive and real estate developer.), Atlanta (Ga.) (Parks)
The Hometown Hunk
88
Jeff Francoeur (American baseball player.); 1984-
The Friend
88
Sean Marquette (American actor); 1988- (Interviews), Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (Television program), Imaginary playmates in television, Mac (Fictional character)
The Rising Star
89
Ciara (American singer.)
The Curator
90
Jasper Gaunt (British art historian and curator.)
The Community Voice
91
Carolyn Glenn (American newspaper publisher.), Champion (Newspaper: Decatur, Ga.)
The Pet's Best Friend
91
Peter Muller (American veterinarian.), Briarcliff Animal Foundation
The Mystic Masseuse
92
Asha (Indian-American masseuse and spa owner.)
The Constant Gardener
93
Mark Nelson (American horticulturist.), Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.), Atlanta (Ga.) (Gardens and gardening)
The Producers
93
Jermaine Dupri (American recording industry executive.), Brendan O'Brien (American recording producer.)
The Maverick
94
Rob Del Bueno (American bassist, recording producer and bio-diesel fuel manufacturer.), Vegetable oils as fuel, Biodiesel fuels
The Storyteller & The Advocate
95
Pearl Cleage (American playwright, poet and essayist.), Paul Hemphill (American writer.); 1936-2009, Fiction (Authorship), Atlanta (Ga.) in literature
The Heroine
95
Grace S. Rozycki (American surgeon.), Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.), Trauma care units
The Hottie
96
Ariana Yazdi (American restaurant hostess.)
The Crusader
97
Stephen B. Bright (American law professor and human rights activist.); 1948-, Southern Center for Human Rights, Civil rights, Human rights
The Voice
97
Jennifer Nettles (American country singer and songwriter.)
The Host
98
James Paschal (American restaurateur.)
The Beltline Guy
98
Ryan Gravel (American architect.), Rail trails, Atlanta (Ga.) (Transit systems, Parks)
The Miracle Worker
99
Sara Blakely (American hosiery company executive.)
The Hipsters
100
Alex Kinjo (American restaurateur.), Chris Kinjo (American chef.)
The Uplifter
101
Susan Nethero (American boutique owner.)
The Liaison
101
Samuel S. Olens (American lawyer and county government official.); 1957-
The Urban Planner
101
Carl V. Patton (American city planner and college dean.), Georgia State University (Officials)
The Optimist
102
Frank Reiss (American bookseller.), Atlanta (Ga.) (Bookstores)
The Virus Hunter
102
Nancy J. Cox (American virologist.); 1948-, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), Avian influenza (Epidemiology), Viral genetics
The Mystery
104
Kendeda Fund (Organization), Art patronage, Atlanta (Ga.) (Arts)
The Survivors
104
Georgia Aquarium, Beluga whales
The Ambassador of Mirth
104
Bob Jamerson (American baton twirler.), Baton twirling
Atlanta 45 Years: History Makers
106
Atlantans, Atlanta (Ga.) (Social history)
Hank Aaron
108
Hank Aaron (American baseball player.); 1934-
Ralph David Abernathy
108
Ralph D. Abernathy (American clergyman and civil rights leader.); 1926-1990
Jimmy Carter
110
Jimmy Carter (American president.); 1924-
Xernona Clayton
110
Xernona Clayton (American television executive.)
Max Cleland
110
Max Cleland (American senator.); 1942-
Alex Cooley
110
Alex Cooley (American concert promoter.)
Tom Cousins
111
Thomas G. Cousins (American real estate developer.)
Paul Coverdell
111
Paul Coverdell (American senator.)
James Dickey
112
James Dickey (American poet and novelist.)
J. B. Fuqua
112
J. B. Fuqua (American garden tool industry executive and philanthropist.)
Roberto Goizueta
113
Roberto C. Goizueta (American beverage industry executive.)
Lewis Grizzard
113
Lewis Grizzard (American newspaper columnist and humorist.)
Jesse Hill Jr
113
Jesse Hill (Jr., American insurance executive.)
Evander Holyfield
113
Evander Holyfield (American boxer.)
Maynard Jackson
113
Maynard H. Jackson (American mayor.); 1938-2003
Sol Kent
113
Sol Kent (American fashion coordinator.)
Coretta Scott King
115
Coretta Scott King (American civil rights leader.); 1927-2006
Martin Luther King Jr
115
Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968
Gladys Knight
115
Gladys Knight (American singer.)
Edna Lewis
115
Edna Lewis (American chef and cookbook author.); 1916-2006
John Lewis
115
John Lewis (American congressman.); 1940-
Bill Lowery
116
Bill Lowery (American music publisher.); d. 2004
Bernie Marcus
116
Bernard Marcus (American home improvement chain executive.)
Sam Massell
116
Sam Massell (American civic leader.); 1927-
Ralph McGill
118
Ralph McGill (American newspaper editor.); 1898-1969
Sam Nunn
118
Sam Nunn (American senator.)
John Portman
118
John Calvin Portman (American architect.)
Herman Russell
118
Herman J. Russell (American construction company executive.); 1930-
Robert Shaw
120
Robert Shaw (American conductor.)
Alana Shepherd
120
Alana Shepherd (American philanthropist.)
Celestine Sibley
122
Celestine Sibley (American columnist and mystery novelist.)
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D.
122
Louis W. Sullivan (American Secretary of health and human services.); 1933-
Dan Sweat
122
Dan E. Sweat (American municipal official.); 1933-1997
Ted Turner
124
Ted Turner (American television and baseball executive.); 1938-
Charles Weltner
124
Charles L. Weltner (American congressman and state supreme court justice.); 1927-1992
Hosea Williams
126
Hosea Williams (American civil rights leader.); 1926-2000
James Williams
126
James B. Williams (American banker.)
Robert Woodruff
126
Robert W. Woodruff (American beverage industry executive.); 1889-1985
Charlie Yates
129
Charles R. Yates (American arts administrator.); 1913-
Andrew Young
129
Andrew Young (American congressman, diplomat and mayor.); 1932-
True East
168
Tomohiro Naito (Japanese chef and restaurateur.), Cooking, Japanese, Atlanta (Ga.) (Restaurants)
Tiki Time
172
Theme restaurants, Cooking, American, Atlanta (Ga.) (Restaurants)
Jumbo Asparagus Salad
178
Linton Hopkins (American chef and restaurateur.), Salads, Cooking (Asparagus), Spring cooking
Rosa Mexicano
180
Cooking, Mexican, Atlanta (Ga.) (Restaurants)

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