Atlanta is hosting a meeting Monday with proponents interested in devising a community blueprint for the neighborhoods south and west of Turner Field. The project is on the fast track: Proposals are due May 22.
Before “Snatched” begins, its stars, Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, appear together on-screen and thank us for coming to an actual theater to see their movie: “So many people worked on this and you chose the best way to see it!”
By the time “Snatched” is over, you may not feel like saying “Thanks” back. You may feel more like saying, “Why???”
The state issued the first air quality warning of the year for metro Atlanta Thursday, which happened to be the day Environment Georgia released a report that showed Georgia led the nation in worsening air quality from 2015 to 2016.
The City of Chamblee got another development boost Wednesday when MARTA held the official ground-breaking ceremony for the $25 million Trackside Project.
Parkside Partners, under the leadership of Kyle Jenks, is developing an office building with 80,000 square feet of office space and 13,000 square feet of retail. The first phase will house the headquarters of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate.
Consider this comment from a young adult quoted in a new health study led by a researcher at Georgia State University: “I smoke [pot] recreationally, but it still has those medical effects because I work and UPS, and I lift boxes all day. … I’m sore a lot of the times. But I don’t even notice these days because I’m so medicated.”
It’s still early, but Atlanta BeltLine officials may have some serious explaining to do regarding the extent to which they have complied with a mandate that the BeltLine improve the quality of life for existing residents impacted by the development.
By Maria Saporta The City of Atlanta took a gamble when it bought land from Morris Brown College in 2014. According to recent court rulings, the City has lost its gamble – likely paying millions of dollars for land it ultimately will not own. The City and Friendship Baptist Church paid a total of $14.6 […]
In this column, members of Georgia Humanities and their colleagues take turns discussing Georgia’s history and culture, and other topics that matter. Through different voices, we hear different stories. This week, REN DAVIS, an Atlanta writer and photographer, shares a story of Georgia patriots — the physicians, nurses, and medical staff who answered the call of […]
The Chattahoochee River isn’t the only Georgia waterway under scrutiny. Major changes are looming for the Savannah River. The dam across the river at Augusta may be removed, and whatever is built to impound water must allow fish to migrate through it.
It will come as no surprise to anyone that Peachtree Street was not always the bastion of business that it is today. At the turn of the 20th century, Peachtree Street was a tree-lined avenue with magnificent mansions on either side. It was a neighborhood…a neighborhood filled with well-to-do residents but a neighborhood none the […]
Former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell, now president of the Buckhead Coalition, is making arrangements to be interred in Historic Oakland Cemetery. The proposal is to get its first public discussion at Tuesday’s meeting of the Atlanta City Council’s Community Development Committee.
This is second in a multi-part series about Atlanta’s tree canopy.
We have always described Atlanta as a city in a forest.
Amazingly, it is true. Our old growth forests are among our most special treasures in metro Atlanta.
Joan Maloof, founder of the Maryland-based Old Growth Forest Network, is an author who has written several books about the environment including her latest: “Nature’s Temples: The Complex World of Old Growth Forests.”
Forget the old saying, “The Future is Now.” In “The Circle,” The Future is Yesterday.
A cautionary tale with a better set-up than pay-off, the movie makes merry fun of millennial Happy-Face careerism — but with a sinister subtext that becomes less of a laughing matter as the picture progresses. The problem is “The Circle” is never quite as ominous as it could be and the final scenes just sort of dribble away.
The Atlanta City Council is considering another significant measure regarding the city’s impact on the environment. This one aims to boost the sustainability rankings of city-owned properties to a minimum of LEED Silver certification.
Sea turtles have begun their annual arrival on the coast of Georgia and South Carolina. Georgia officials don’t expect a repeat of the record number of loggerheads recorded in 2016, but still expect a higher-than-average number.
DETROIT – Despite all the turmoil experienced by the biggest city in Michigan in recent years, a fierce pride of place shines through among members of the community.
Yes Detroit recently went through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Yes, one of its recent mayors – Kwame Kilpatrick – resides in federal prison after being convicted on 24 federal felony counts, including fraud and racketeering. And yes, the City of Detroit has be losing jobs and population for 60 years.