Georgia

Tips and Articles in Georgia

It started nearly 10 years ago, when we left our native Charleston, South Carolina, to attend colleges in the Northeast. Sure, New England's fall colors were dazzling, but not enough to distract us from the fundamental questions that came to mind ...
Lingering on the beach one afternoon at Sea Island's Cloister resort with my husband, Terry, and our 20-month-old son, Aidan, I spotted something shiny and red half-buried in the tousled white sand. It was a book: The Seven Habits of Highly Effect...
Inside: Musical Itineraries As so many road trips do, it started with the radio. A voice told me to go. It came singing through the static late one night, from a corner of the FM dial. The voice belonged to a singer named Ron Sexsmith, and the...
Who needs the Lincoln Bedroom, anyway?Between humanitarian projects, former president Jimmy Carter has found time to open an inn and antiques store in Plains, Georgia (population 637), his hometown and now a National Historic Site. "Hundreds of t...
The blazing concrete jungle may seem to lack foliage, but look again. You can still find a shady patch of grass behind the skyscraper down the street. So grab a wicker basket, pack up some panini, and trek to a leafy city oasis. The Public Garden...
Converting pagans. Raising the dead. Chasing every last snake out of Ireland. Saint Patrick is known, by history and by legend, for many things, but to Americans he is the patron saint of partying. Nevertheless, Boston, America’s home to all thin...
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was," wrote Atlanta's own Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone with the Wind. These days Mitchell's hometown doesn't worry much about its formerly bland, conservative rep. The city...
Tree climbing is as old as mankind, but recently, elevation junkies have started signing on to learn the proper way to hit the upper leaves. At Atlanta-based Tree Climbers International (404/377-3150; www.treeclimbing.com; $12 for a three-hour beg...
"I hope you're not late," the cabdriver said, risking my life along with his yellow paint job as he wove precariously past double-parked cars clogging the Athens streets. "The city is all torn up with construction for the Olympics. What do you thi...
meetings in atlanta? / germ warfare? / more than a tv / my way: peter norton So you have meetings in . . . . Atlanta BEST BUSINESS HOTEL: In midtown, the Four Seasons (75 14th St.; 800/819-5053 or 404/881-9898, fax 404/253-3913; doubles from ...
Cumberland Island, just off the coast of Georgia, is famous for its feral horses. Descendants of domesticated livestock released throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these animals now roam the island freely, grazing on marsh and dune...
THE HUDSON | NEW YORK CITY Manhattan is deservedly notorious for obscene hotel rates; the average tariff recently topped $250, and even that sounds low to those who have tried to book a room here lately. Fortunately, there are exceptions—and we d...
West Town, Chicago Immigrant Slavs, Puerto Ricans, artsy types, and a proliferation of cafés converge on the city's locus of cool. By Elizabeth Kadetsky The Scene Liz Phair and the Smashing Pumpkins got their start in the West Town club scene, w...
What is "American cuisine" now?In search of answers, we traveled to 10 of our most forward-thinking food capitals to bring you the best examples and the top tables in each. As we discovered, choice is the new buzzword: from "small plates" to big i...
For better and for worse, Augusta National Golf Club casts a long shadow. Lost in the membership ruckus is the course's profound design influence, nowhere more apparent, naturally, than in its home state. How can a modern architect look at a pine-...