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Walters Clothing carries styles that go back decades and shoes up to size 18...
It takes anchors to keep neighborhoods lively — key restaurants and stores that draw people from far and wide. Walters Clothing in downtown Atlanta is a mom-and-pop shop that has that kind of...
Tuck Everlasting cover detail....
What if you could drink the elixir of life — sip from a magical spring that would make you live forever? Would you do it? That's the question at the heart of Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting, a...
Fieldale Farms in Gainesville, Ga., says it can't keep enough workers to mee...
At Fieldale Farms in Gainesville, Ga., workers cut up chicken breasts and feed the parts into machines. The pieces are then marinated, breaded and eventually sold to restaurants.The work here can be...
The newest inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame will be picked on Saturday. This happens as the Hall itself is planning a radical change over the next four years — transforming from a museum...
At a time when Americans consume, on average, only about one serving of fruit and one serving of vegetables a day when we're supposed to consume five to 13 servings, the appeal of juice and smoothies...
Chenjerai Kumanyika worries that having a "public radio" voice won't allow h...
Editor's Note: This essay originally appeared on Transom.org, with a shorter version published on BuzzFeed. Author Chenjerai Kumanyika will join Code Switch — along with African-American public radio...
Icehotel is located 120 miles above the Arctic Circle. The temperature outsi...
On a recent winter's day in the village of Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, it's 22 degrees below zero — or -30 Celsius. Whatever you call it, it's way below freezing.Sculptor Jens Thoms Ivarsson stands over a...
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New apartment buildings are replacing empty lots in Mantua, one of Philadelp...
Dinner is served in the West Philadelphia neighborhood of Mantua."You look like you're ready to have a great Dornsife neighborhood partnership meal! Am I right about it?" Rose Samuel-Evans asks the...