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.
With an alliterative name like “No Drone Zone” in place for Downtown Atlanta starting Thursday, it seems the souvenir hawkers would have come up with a humorous logo to offer the crowds around Super Bowl LIII. They had plenty of advance warning, and even design inspiration from the government.
MARTA is preparing to post advertising on the jumbotrons in the Five Points Station during the Super Bowl. The ads are to be placed on panels that are to be attached to the jumbotrons and removed after the event.
Some students at Georgia State University are likely to be among the younger millennials who skipped the Super Bowl on Sunday in order to focus on a different competitive sport – one in which the computer screen is the playing field.
Atlanta, host of the 2019 Super Bowl, can take heart in a report issued Thursday by Moody’s Investor Service. Moody’s predicted that the Super Bowl in Houston will raise tax revenues that are pledged to repay bonds issued to build NRG Stadium.
For nearly five decades, Muhammad Ali has had a special relationship with Atlanta.
With the passing of “the Greatest” on Friday at the age of 74, it is an appropriate time to reflect on Ali’s relationships with Atlanta – two that are well-known events and two relationships that are less known.