And one thing we don’t
Get ready for a Stone Mountain native to weigh in on Atlanta's music scene. Donald Glover will write, produce, and star in a new half-hour comedy series on FX, reports Deadline.
His East Lake town hall meeting draws a crowd
Good thing there were so many cops at hand for Monday’s meeting at Drew Charter School in East Lake: the parking lot was packed and more than a few drivers grew testy as they circled looking for spots.
Expect lots of questions at tonight’s East Atlanta town hall
About a month ago, my neighbor’s Jeep Cherokee was stolen. In the annals of city crime, this is hardly a noteworthy theft. Except that I live in a gated loft development with on-site security. And that said Jeep then was used in an attempted burglary; apparently such twin misdeeds—stealing SUVs and using them to haul off stolen stuff—are a trend this summer, according to the cops who responded to my neighbor's complaint. Also, I should mention it was the second time this particular Jeep has been swiped and that a couple months ago someone was carjacked at gunpoint in the same gated lot.
Vigil organizer: ‘We own this neighborhood, the criminals do not.’
Spurred by the May 25 fatal shooting of Patrick Cotrona, residents of East Atlanta Village will gather for a vigil this evening at the corner of May and Flat Shoals avenues—close to where Cotrona was shot. Cotrona, a video game engineer and Georgia Tech graduate, was killed as he walked to his East Atlanta home […]
Opening of a new mini precinct, April 23
Three decades ago, when he was starting out as an APD recruit, George Turner’s job included “picking up drunks and transporting them to detox over on Boulevard.” This morning, Turner, now chief of the Atlanta Police Department, presided over the opening of a mini precinct nestled into the lower level of Atlanta Medical Center and catty-corner across Boulevard from the old detox center (now Fulton County’s drug and addiction services office).