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The Temple

Did you know The Temple is the oldest synagogue? Starting off in rented halls with a borrowed Torah, it was during the first Jewish wedding in 1876, that the Rabbi calls for a form...

Buckhead

The boundaries of Buckhead cover an enormous area, so this week I've tried to stick to the early and general history of this well-known neighborhood. Listen to learn about how both...

This week were doing things a little different. I'm giving you a chance to hear one of my Patreon-exclusive mini-episodes about Atlanta's first public execution. For just $1 per mo...

Boxing + Tiger Flowers

From John Sullivan's visit to Atlanta in 1883 for a “scientific sparring exhibition” his second visit in 1893 and the governor sending the Volunteer Militia to chase out a boxi...

This week, we have a story about African American newspapers, but it’s so much more than paper and words. Behind each publication was a man with an agenda, with strong beliefs an...

Carnegie Libraries

This week, I get to talk about my favorite thing in the whole world - books. Well, technically it’s about where we keep books...but it’s also a story of gender, power, race and...

Whittier Mill Village

If I gave you two words - Atlanta and mill town - and asked you the first thing that came to mind, I expect for most people it would be Cabbagetown. This week, I’m going to tell...

Motorcycle Racing

This week, I’m telling a love story - the love of two wheels with a motor, the love for risk and fear and the love that Atlantans had watching these men and their machines. It's ...

East Lake + Bobby Jones

This week, we have a story about wealth and leisure, amateurs and professionals and how a popular game in the South came about and the iconic place it was played.  Enjoying the po...

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