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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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