Mastering mindfulness in the New Year

I am, seriously, writing this on New Year’s Day at the Ansley Starbucks. My gym bag is at my feet. I’m revving up with a triple-shot macchiato before heading to the gym to transform myself into the godlike crea...

Traveling outside of state to ring in 2016?

Check out some of these hot spots for raising a toast to the New Year. ASHEVILLE, N.C. Want to stay close to home? It's just a short (slightly more than 3 hours) drive to Asheville, N.C., where the Grove ...

Submit your New Year’s resolution

Are you making a New Year's resolution? We want to hear from you. Yes, you! Here's your chance to be featured on the pages of Georgia Voice. We're accepting submissions until noon on Jan. 4. Simply submit a hea...
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[Updated] New Year’s Eve stabbing provoked by anti-gay slur?

Luke O'Donovan

Atlanta police are investigating whether the 19-year-old man accused of stabbing five people at a New Year's Eve party in the Atlanta neighborhood of Reynoldstown may have been the target of an anti-gay slur during a confrontation at the late-night celebration.

The suspect is identified by Atlanta police as Luke O'Donovan. The stabbing occurred sometime after 3 a.m. on New Year's Day at 239 Gibson St., Atlanta Police Department Spokesperson Carlos Campos told GA Voice today.

In total, six were injured, including O'Donovan. Several of the victims were transported to local hospitals, Campos added.

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Health & Fitness: Reader success stories

New Year’s resolutions often focus on health, especially weight loss, but keeping them beyond the beginning of the year can be hard. In our Health & Fitness section, you’ll find stories from real people who are working to maintain a fit weight, plus learn about ways to improve your health — both physical and mental — that go far beyond a number on a scale.

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LGBT items to check off your 2011 bucket list

2011 LGBT Bucket List

Sure, you have your New Year's resolutions — plans to get in shape, quit smoking, or make other self-improvements in 2011. But a new year is also a great time to appreciate all that you already have, and for LGBT Georgians, the list includes a thriving community in Atlanta and beyond.

So over the next 12 months, take some time to enjoy and feel empowered by all of the wonderful LGBT and LGBT-inclusive events, activities and organizations that we often take for granted. Here is our bucket list of activities bound to make you feel good — and even do good — in 2011.