Here, Kitty: Java Cats Café set to open in Grant Park

Here, Kitty: Java Cats Café set to open in Grant Park

By Grace Huseth Haydn Hilton loves cats. As a child, she and her family rescued former barn cats. As a teenager, she hid a cat in her bedroom for three months. As a Georgia State University student, she studied the phenomenon of YouTube cat videos. Now she is set to open the first cat café […]

Buckhead master plan scraps further public input due to budget concerns

Buckhead master plan scraps further public input due to budget concerns

By Evelyn Andrews  and John Ruch The massive Buckhead master plan process is scrapping further public input—including a promised public meeting and website posting of documents—due to budget concerns. Instead, the final “BUCKHEAD REdeFINED” plan will be released to the media and posted on a website after an April 18 meeting of an internal steering […]

News Briefs: Park planning meeting; big MARTA buses; new city council website

News Briefs: Park planning meeting; big MARTA buses; new city council website

Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall invites the public to participate in the second community meeting to plan the future of Parkway-Wabash Park, also known as Peace Park, in the Old Fourth Ward. The City of Atlanta’s Office of Park Design will present a number of plans for the park, based on the first meeting in November, […]

Dad’s Garage BaconFest fundraiser set for March 25

Dad’s Garage BaconFest fundraiser set for March 25

Improv comedy theatre Dad’s Garage will host its annual BaconFest fundraiser on Saturday, March 25. The festival will feature a literal ton of bacon, wacky carnival games, plenty of booze, a silent auction and other surprises. The event will be held at the theatre space in the Old Fourth Ward, 569 Ezzard Street. No parking […]

Atlanta Film Festival kicks off March 24

Atlanta Film Festival kicks off March 24

The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) kicks off Friday, March 24, and continues through April 2 with a line-up of 163 movies. Of the record-breaking 6,000+ film submissions for the 2017 festival, the final selections include 47 feature length films, 116 short films and 28 creative media presentations, which consist of music videos, virtual reality and […]

MLPA Concerts in the Park Series begins March 24

MLPA Concerts in the Park Series begins March 24

The Morningside Lenox Park Association (MLPA) Concerts in the Park Series kicks off Friday, March 24, with the band Carter Rude & Friends and the Haraway Brothers. The series, which continues on April 21, Aug. 4, Sept. 15 and Oct. 20, will be held at Sidney Marcus Park from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Willy’s Food […]

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