Theatre Review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at Aurora

Theatre Review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at Aurora

By Manning Harris Aurora Theatre is presenting the musical version of Robert James Waller’s novel “The Bridges of Madison County,” with a book by Marsha Norman; music, lyrics, and orchestration by Jason Robert Brown; directed by Justin Anderson. It will run through April 16. I’m sure most are aware there was a film version in […]

City Council repeals outdated ‘quality of life’ ordinances

City Council repeals outdated ‘quality of life’ ordinances

The Atlanta City Council passed Councilmember Kwanza Hall’s legislation at its March 20 meeting that would repeal 40 of the 96 sections in the Atlanta Municipal Code’s “Quality of Life Chapter” that are unconstitutional or that are pre-empted by state law. The original legislation introduced last year would have repealed the entire Chapter of so-called […]

Proctor Creek Greenway community forum is March 22

Proctor Creek Greenway community forum is March 22

Team Take Down takes on the Publix Georgia Marathon

Team Take Down takes on the Publix Georgia Marathon

By Clare S. Richie Heather King, on a quest to run 50 marathons in 50 states, just took down the Publix Georgia Marathon with more than 500 African American marathoners. She inspired another 300-plus African American runners to register for the half-marathon. After 18 weeks of training, sacrifice, and just plain running – what seemed […]

ChooseATL campaign promotes city at SXSW festival

ChooseATL campaign promotes city at SXSW festival

The ChooseATL campaign was back in Austin, Texas at the South By Southwest festival (SXSW) this week to market Atlanta as a draw for top tech talent and promote the city as the best place to live, work and start a company. The ChooseATL crew set up in the Choose ATL House, where it hosted […]

News Briefs: More Midtown apartments; Atlanta Auto Show; community cleanup

News Briefs: More Midtown apartments; Atlanta Auto Show; community cleanup

A new high-rise apartment tower overlooking Piedmont Park plans to break ground this summer, according to a report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  Lennar Multifamily Communities is behind the 26-story tower at 195 13th Street, which will have 300 apartments. The Atlanta International Auto Show returns for its 35th anniversary at the Georgia World Congress […]

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