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About Maria Saporta
Maria Saporta, Editor, is a longtime Atlanta business, civic and urban affairs journalist with a deep knowledge of our city, our region and state. Since 2008, she has written a weekly column and news stories for the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Prior to that, she spent 27 years with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, becoming its business columnist in 1991. Maria received her Master’s degree in urban studies from Georgia State and her Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University. Maria was born in Atlanta to European parents and has two young adult children.
Two 73-year-old musicians graced town over the weekend – performing in new venues – and proving that music bridges over generations and locations.
Itzhak Perlman, the internationally-renowned violin virtuoso, performed at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts, on Saturday evening. And the next night, Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker and his band performed at the City Winery next to Ponce City Market.
By Maria Saporta A model partnership for preservation, sustainability and permanent affordability held a kickoff ceremony Wednesday along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail. The project includes the rehabilitation of two historic properties and the possible development of a new home along the Westside BeltLine. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation purchased the three properties from […]
So how does the owner of an NFL franchise that is hosting the Big Game spend his time during Super Bowl week? Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, has been spending his time as an ambassador for the city and the state.
For Blank, the kick-off to the Super Bowl LIII festivities began on the evening of Jan. 21 with a trip to New York City.