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Atlanta Roe Reversal Protest

Atlantans hit the streets in protest after Roe v. Wade reversal

As the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade shook the nation, hundreds of Atlantans took to the streets Friday evening, braving the sweltering heat and humidity to demand reproductive rights.
What’s next for Atlanta Civic Center?

What’s next for Atlanta Civic Center?

The Atlanta Housing Authority, which purchased the sprawling facility from the city in 2017, has outlined a plan to preserve and update the historic auditorium, while transforming the surrounding complex into a mix of affordable and market-rate housing, retail, and shared public space.
Heartbeat_ATL revives the city’s original heart with an interactive public art installation

Heartbeat_ATL revives the city’s original heart with an interactive public art installation

“What were once the arteries of the city were demolished, creating divide instead of connection,” explained Courtney Hammond, the project’s curator, on a recent visit to the site. “We wanted to build not just a light artwork: we thought this was a beautiful moment to signal that that these arteries are being rebuilt.”

Nine Mile Station team will bring a rooftop diner and cocktail lounge to South Downtown

The team will open a pizza shop and basement bar across the street, too
Atlanta Braves fast parade bus meme

Thanks to the Braves victory parade, Atlanta has a new bus meme

In 2017, we had the MARTA bus that blocked the Dome implosion. In 2021, we have the bus that floored it during the Atlanta Braves World Series victory parade.
Underground Creative Carts Collective

A pop-up event transforms Underground Atlanta’s wooden cart kiosks into works of art

The Underground Creative Carts Collective debuted on July 24 as a biweekly gathering that invites members of the community to watch a rotating group of artists transform Underground's wooden cart kiosks into art pieces.
Dragon Con 2021 Covid-19 guidelines released

Dragon Con announces its 2021 Covid-19 guidelines: Vaccine or negative test and masks required, no public parade spectators

Dragon Con announced it will require all guests of the Labor Day weekend to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or show a negative test result. It is also requiring masks in all indoor spaces and will reduce attendance to half of 2019's turnout.
Peachtree Street Shared Street

In car-obsessed Atlanta, does Peachtree Street’s pedestrian-friendly transformation have legs?

A short stretch of downtown’s Peachtree Street is going on a diet—the kind of diet that slims down the notoriously car-choked corridor from four lanes to just two, freeing up space to provide pedestrians some much-needed breathing room. 
Underground Atlanta redevelopment

Underground Atlanta will try, try again

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.

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