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South of Marietta: Abandon street concessions, unemployed vendors

As a teenager in the 90s, I couldn’t wait to leave school to go to work at Turner Field, and stop to see, Donnie, a street vendor that I grew to become familiar with because of my frequent purchases of: …

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South of Marietta Preview

Ever since I was a teenager, I can remember going downtown to Five Points before going to work at Turner Field.  As soon as I would exit the front of the station from Peachtree Street, I would be greeted by …

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Atlanta mayoral candidate thinks of himself as well educated and White privilege

Have you ever wondered what will it be like to be a privileged, well-educated White man in Atlanta?  Well Atlanta mayoral candidate, Peter Aman, wants to show city of Atlanta residents what it is like, and how he can be …

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Georgia Supreme Court clears Falcons stadium funding

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that the Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a city of Atlanta decision to help finance the $1.4 billion new Falcon stadium.  The city will be issuing $200 million in bonds to the financing of the …

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ATT Georgia sues city of Atlanta and MARTA for cost of relocating utilities

Less than only a month of operations, the Atlanta streetcar is in court defending themselves in a $8 million dollar lawsuit by ATT Georgia. Filed in Fulton County courts last month, the lawsuit argues that ATT was forced to relocate …

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Three months of free rent downtown along the new streetcar route

Central Atlanta Progress is looking for artists, entrepreneurs, start-up businesses, and local retailers to offer you three months of free rent downtown along the route of the new streetcar. The “Pop Up Program” will be a three month program used …

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Did Mayor Reed have prior knowledge of the Braves wanting to move to Cobb County?

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has published an article about Mayor Kasim Reed addressing the media about the Braves announcing their plans to move to Cobb County in 2017. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution states, “Still, he said, the city has been planning a replacement …

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