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In 2009, an investment analyst named Louis Corrigan saw the opportunity for temporary public art to galvanize the city’s artists, who had been hit hard by the economic crash. Inspired by Le Flash he fronted $200,000 to launch Flux Projects. It's best known for hosting Flux Night, the one-night-only public art celebration, which returns on September 27 after a two-year hiatus to host its first multinight showing in Grant Park.
Navigating the world of skincare can be confusing. What should your daily routine include? What really works? Estheticians Amy Tecosky and Kelly Painter, who met while working at beauty and wellness collective Aviary, opened their new Grant Park studio with the goal of cutting through all the noise to give advice clients can use every day.
Whether Allie Bashuk is working to empower women and nonbinary individuals through her nonprofit, Dream Warriors Foundation; producing large-scale event installations as codirector of Brutal Studio; or bringing the city’s artists together as a director at the Goat Farm Arts Center, this creative powerhouse is helping foster culture and community in Atlanta.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z are stopping by Mercedes-Benz Stadium for two days, take your pup on run at Walk, Wag, n' Run 5K and Fun Run, and sing along to Grease and Moana at the Fox Theatre.
Partake in a pillow fight in Grant Park, run a 5k followed by DJ-led yoga at Piedmont Park, and bike or walk during the year's first Atlanta Streets Alive.
On Thursday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will announce that the city and Atlanta BeltLine Inc. have struck a $25.8 million deal with CSX to purchase the 4.5-mile segment that will become the BeltLine Southside Trail. The unused railroad corridor stretches past Grant Park and Chosewood Park and, once the construction of a bike path is complete, will connect the Westside and Eastside Trails.
Atlanta Dairies was initially projected to open in 2016, transforming 11 acres in Reynoldstown into a mixed-use hub. Three years later, that’s still the plan, but the whole thing is very much a work-in-progress. Why? It’s complicated, says David Cochran, Paces’s president and CEO.
Since Revelator bought Octane last spring, the two coffee companies have been quietly working to merge their operations. The most obvious example of that change happens this month in Grant Park, where Octane will take the Revelator name and launch a new South Korean pop-up.
Atlanta fire stations might officially be known by their government-given numbers, but for decades the men and women who sleep, eat, and wait for emergency calls inside those buildings have been adopting mottos inspired by their crews’ attitudes, personalities, and specialties. Here’s a look at some of the city’s most interesting firehouse mottos.