MARTA to roll out new electric bus in pilot program

MARTA to roll out new electric bus in pilot program

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is going green with an electric bus pilot program set to roll out on Thursday, March 17. The 40-foot Proterra Catalyst bus is on loan to MARTA as the authority explores cleaner transportation options. The bus will run on routes through Fulton and DeKalb starting March 20. Currently, […]

Underground Atlanta redevelopment plan gets approval

Underground Atlanta redevelopment plan gets approval

The city’s economic development arm, Invest Atlanta, has approved a conceptual master plan for the redevelopment of Underground Atlanta According to a report from Atlanta Business Chronicle, the board signed off the plan from South Carolina-based WRS Realty, which hopes to complete acquisition of the property from the city by the end of the month. […]

Atlanta chefs named finalists for James Beard Awards

Atlanta chefs named finalists for James Beard Awards

Atlanta chefs and restaurants have made the finalist list for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards, considered one of the most prestigious cooking and food awards in the world. Both Steven Satterfield of Miller Union and Ryan Smith of Staplehouse are up for Best Chef: Southeast, while Asha Gomez’s cookbook, “My Two Souths” is up […]

News Briefs: MJCCA bomb threat; The Luminary to close; Publix Georgia Marathon

News Briefs: MJCCA bomb threat; The Luminary to close; Publix Georgia Marathon

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta received another bomb threat on March 14, apparently part of a wave of similar telephoned threats nationwide. According to Reporter Newspapers, no bomb was found and it was a “non-credible threat,” according to Officer Mark Stevens of the Dunwoody Police Department. The MJCCA, located at 5342 Tilly Mill […]

BeltLine, North American Properties unveil Eastside Trail project

BeltLine, North American Properties unveil Eastside Trail project

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), North American Properties (NAP) and The Conservation Fund Partner have formally announced plans for an $80 million mixed-use development along DeKalb Avenue at the Eastside Trail. The project will feature a mix of residential, loft office, restaurant, and retail. Twenty percent of the housing units will be allocated towards affordable workforce […]

Jose James plays Center Stage on March 16

Jose James plays Center Stage on March 16

By Franklin Abbott Jose James will bring the sounds of his new album, “Love in a Time of Madness,” to Center Stage in Midtown on March 16. The album, a blend of traditional R&B and neo-soul, features production by Tario and Likeminds and a guest appearance by Oleta Adams. James was in Atlanta last year […]

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