Thousands marched to Candler Park today as part of the national March for Science to highlight environmental concerns on Earth Day. Marches took place in Washington DC and 600 other cities. Our contributing photographer Julie E. Bloemeke snapped these pictures as participants made their way to the park.
Once the Georgia Dome is demolished, the 13-acre site is set to become a greenspace dubbed The Home Depot Backyard to be used for game day parking, arts and culture events, entertainment, and community events. The announcement was made during a Friday morning press conference where renderings of the space, set to be completed sometime […]
MARTA has installed new bike racks and repair stands at 37 train stations. In a move to improve first and last mile connectivity, the transit authority installed the new kiosks to enhance station amenities to better accommodate those biking to and from various rail stations. Each biking kiosk is equipped with newly installed bike racks, […]
By Manning Harris Synchronicity Theatre is presenting a world premiere play by Andrea Lepcio called “Strait of Gibraltar,” directed by Rachel May, running through April 23. In PR for the show, it is called “a sexy romance turned terrorism thriller.” That’s not inaccurate, but because of the important, topical, complex themes involved, it strives to […]
The Georgia Building Authority has voted to sell Kirkwood’s historic Pullman Yard to Atomic Entertainment for $8 million, according to a report at Decaturish. Atomic Entertainment, which is proposing a mixed-use development aimed at local filmmakers with studio space, housing and retail, was one of a half-dozen bidders vying for the former train repair yard. […]
By Clare S. Richie Photos by Isadora Pennington The City of Atlanta’s Relay Bike Share program, operated by private partner CycleHop, celebrated a five-fold expansion of its fleet today at Piedmont Park. Mayor Kasim Reed, Atlanta’s Chief Bicycle Officer Becky Katz, CycleHop’s CEO Josh Squire and other key partners were on hand to share remarks […]