Author: Karen Kirkpatrick

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  September marks Georgia Trend’s 35th anniversary of delivering stories and news about the broad and diverse state in which we live and do business. Our goal is for these stories to help support local economies, businesses and careers. Georgia is constantly…

Going the Extra Mile

The word unprecedented has been thrown around a lot lately. But the truth is, nobody has seen challenges like cities around the country are facing these days. Businesses are shuttering or learning new ways to work. Restaurants, bars, art galleries,…

There and Back Again

Once upon a time the American Panorama Co. in Milwaukee hired a group of German artists to create an enormous work of art to depict and celebrate the Union victory in the Battle of Atlanta, an important win in the…

100 Most Influential Georgians: Visionary Forces

“There are no secrets to success,” said former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. “It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” His description could apply to the individuals included in Georgia Trend’s 22nd annual listing…

Infrastructure and Beyond

Thirty years ago when the state’s first community improvement district (CID) formed in Cobb County, CIDs were conceived primarily to tackle infrastructure improvements – roads, traffic signals, all the things that help get folks where they want to go. Today,…