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Catch plenty of fireworks, cheer on the runners in the annual Peachtree Road Race, enjoy food trucks, games, and more.
Celebrate Juneteenth downtown, take in history at the Fox, try different beers at Historic Fourth Ward Park, and more things to do this weekend in Atlanta, June 15–21, 2023.
The excitement about new development obscures an awkward fact that the city and developers have to reckon with: Downtown already has more buildings than it has people who want to occupy them. It already has more road, rail, and bus capacity than any eastern U.S. downtown south of Washington, D.C. On weekdays, there are plenty of people there. The problem is that, at 5 p.m. on Fridays, the place clears out. Downtown Atlanta is often filled with a large, diverse group of people, but not many of them are residents.
A quick guide to what’s in development in downtown Atlanta, what’s proposed, and what might have been
Hard to keep all the numbered buildings and buzzwords straight? Here’s a quick guide to what’s proposed, what’s underway, and what might have been.
Cheer on the runners in the annual Peachtree Road Race, chow down at food tucks, catch some live music, and of course, watch plenty of fireworks
Juneteenth parades and festivals, a bourbon bash for dad, and more fun things to do in metro Atlanta this weekend.
Long before Covid-19 clamped down upon so many Atlantans’ livelihoods, skyrocketing housing costs and other ills of gentrification were forcing city dwellers—especially younger ones—to get creative when it came to living arrangements. That trend has only accelerated since the pandemic.
The city of Atlanta announces a mask order, the mayor announces a COVID-19 diagnosis, and schools plan for re-opening. Here's what you need to know this week.
Starting around 3 p.m. from Centennial Olympic Park, young and old activists holding signs and chanting the names of black people killed by police marched south toward the CNN Center and through downtown before ending at the Georgia Capitol. Then they marched back toward Centennial Olympic Park where APD officers corralled the crowd in front of CNN Center. Around 7 p.m., the peaceful march and protest changed in tone as scuffles and confrontations between some protesters and police escalated into a relatively small number of protesters setting a police car on fire and spray painting the CNN Center.
Centennial Olympic Park is about to transform into a field of interactive lanterns with Chinese Lantern Festival, TFTI brings an Instagram-friendly photo experience, and enjoy a vegan Thanksgiving at Plant Based Drippin Festival & Concert.