News Briefs: Piedmont Park development; school police; Kirkwood boundaries

News Briefs: Piedmont Park development; school police; Kirkwood boundaries

Atlanta-based Fuqua Development LLC is planning a roughly 4-acre mixed-use project overlooking Piedmont Park and the Beltline’s Eastside Trail, according to a report at the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The development, which would be along Monroe Drive next to Park Tavern, would include apartments, townhomes, boutique hotel, supermarket and restaurants. A chief of police and 67 certified […]

Photos: Inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Photos: Inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Local media got a tour of the under construction Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Downtown on Thursday. The stadium, slated to open next spring, will be home field for the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC. It will also host the Super Bowl in 2019. Our contributing photographer Colin Potts snapped these photos. Be sure to see […]

Ealy Mays exhibit continues through Sunday at Hammonds House

Ealy Mays exhibit continues through Sunday at Hammonds House

By Franklin Abbott Paris-based painter Ealy Mays is featured in a show at Atlanta’s Hammonds House Museum through June 26. “To Pass Through and Be Gone,” an exhibit by Thorton Dial, Thorton Dial, Jr. and their contemporaries, is also running concurrently until Sunday. Mays, who has spent the last 15 years living and working in […]

Rosie the Riveter stories shared at Atlanta History Center

Rosie the Riveter stories shared at Atlanta History Center

By Clare S. Richie The poster is an icon. A strong woman with a bandana on her head flexes her muscles and proudly declares “We Can Do It”. She became known as Rosie the Riveter, representing women of World War II who worked traditionally male jobs, while millions of men served in the military. Some […]

Atlanta one of the first stops for Broadway smash “Hamilton”

Atlanta one of the first stops for Broadway smash “Hamilton”

Ever since we posted the news that Broadway blockbuster “Hamilton” would be coming to the Fox Theater during the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2017-18 season, it has been one of our most read stories every single week. During the musical’s recent sweep of the Tony Awards, that post from February was the most read […]

Photos: New plaza, access to BeltLine open at North Avenue

Photos: New plaza, access to BeltLine open at North Avenue

In partnership with Ponce City Market developers Jamestown, the Atlanta BeltLine has opened The Plaza at North Avenue and a handy new access point to the Eastside Trail. Walkers and pedestrians can now access the BeltLine via stairs (which has track down the center for cyclists to walk down their bikes) or by elevator. The […]

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