David A. Graham

David A. Graham is a staff writer at The Atlantic, and lives in Durham.


Decidedly Sylva: Innovation Brewing Company

A young, enterprising couple set their sights on a small town with big appeal. They built their taproom from the inside out, and, 32 brews later, it’s now a local hub.


Saving a Seat to Inspire Change

For Phil Freelon, the architect who transformed a lunch counter into a civil rights museum, inspiration comes from the powerful stories behind ordinary objects.