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This week, I'm interviewing local entrepreneur, author and friend, Akila McConnell. We're talking about Atlanta’s early cooking and restaurant history and this episode is packed wi...

February is Black History Month, Alexander Hamilton is STILL my favorite episode to-date AND my resources and researching skills have improved since starting this podcast - so this...

Pittsburgh

One of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods, this is the story of the people who settled it, the buildings they built and what stories these streets have to tell. Stories of rail work, s...

Cemeteries: Part I

Long time listeners are well-aware of my love of cemeteries. This week, we’re going to cover 6 cemeteries that may not have enough history for their own episodes, but are still pla...

Housing Projects

Not only was Techwood Homes the first in Atlanta, it was actually the first in the entire nation, and built solely for white families. Built almost simultaneously with University H...

Murder of Robert Alston

This story ends on March 11, 1879, around 6:40 pm. Lt. Col. Robert Alston lay dead on a sofa inside the home of Dr. Tabor, over on Decatur Street. He had been shot in a duel by his...

Decatur

This week, I'm tackling a much-requested episode on Decatur. Starting with dinosaurs and heading to the early 20th century, listen in to learn about the streets, people, churches, ...

Water + Waste

For most Americans, we turn the faucet and water comes out or we flush the toilet and don’t think twice about where it goes, but in the earliest of Atlanta’s days, these were all c...

This week, you get to hear more of our interview with Sara Butler as we start off outside the hotel, discussing the architectural features, the restaurant and bank, and then make o...

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