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Shaneel Lalani, a newcomer to downtown’s development scene, will lead the overhaul of the 400,000-square-foot property located next to the region’s busiest rail station, in the city’s densest neighborhood, and near to billion-dollar redevelopment plans from both CIM Group and Newport.
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.
Atlanta United holds its home opener against Cincinnati, the Atlanta Science Festival kicks off, and Phoenix Flies spotlights Atlanta's history
The Atlanta International Auto Show takes over GWCC, while Olympic hopefuls compete in the marathon trial downtown on Saturday.
How is Atlanta celebrating Mardi Gras? Find out where you can eat crawfish and snag some free beads this weekend.
Downtown needs a restaurant like By George, one where the business-casual set can entertain clients, hang with friends, or just unwind at the bar.
So far, Newport has spent $88 million acquiring property and has started gutting and prepping spaces. With the help of city incentives and historic-building tax credits, Kunkat wants to strip the wood and aluminum facade on a Peachtree nail salon to expose the original brick and stone and has torn out old carpet and drywall in the old Sylvan Hotel to reveal the historic brick walls beneath.
I love watching a customer’s face light up after taking a bite of my food. I’m friendly because it’s our tradition: to be generous, hospitable.
Expect a Fan Fest with games and autograph opportunities, a three-day music festival with headliner Taylor Swift, a free practice viewing and NCAA all-star game, and more.
Upscale restaurant Saito, which is set to open in downtown Atlanta's historic Department Building in January, will feature steaks and cocktails, as well as maki and sashimi.