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This summer, a stretch of Spring Street was renamed in honor of Ted Turner. Maybe you heard. Keeping up with our constant street name changes is a challenge, and not a new one: In 1903 the Atlanta Constitution reported that more than 225 city streets had changed names at least once—some as many as seven times.
Including Roy Barnes, Shirley Franklin, Sam Massell, and more
In a recent phone conversation from her home in Los Angeles, Jane Fonda, 77, reflected on GCAPP’s challenges, her return to acting in the Netflix series Grace and Frankie, and her favorite ex-husband, Ted Turner.
It was a big game, on home court. And for the first 24 minutes of the contest, the Hawks played like it was their Bar Mitzvah. Like the record 60 wins they earned this season were foreshadowing, not false hope.
Five romances that kept our tounges wagging, including David Justice & Halle Berry, Ted Turner & Jane Fonda, Lisa Lopes & Andre Rison, Marla Maples & Donald Trump, and Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown.
My first day at CNN was August 1, 1990. After a career spent in newspapers, I needed time to become familiar with CNN’s staff, operations, finances, and plans for the future. But on my second day—August 2, 1990—Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait.
Jane Goodall, 80, the lauded primate behaviorist, comes to Atlanta to receive the Exemplar Award at this year’s Captain Planet Foundation Gala. While in town, she also joins Captain Planet chair Laura Turner Seydel (and her ex-stepmom Jane Fonda) to host a private event for schoolchildren at Zoo Atlanta.
Even though pollution functions like Kryptonite for Captain Planet, Atlanta’s dastardly rush-hour exhaust did not stop him from glad-handing eco-celebrities on the green—not red—carpet at his Friday gala at the Georgia Aquarium.
For more than half a century, the Atlanta Braves have rented a prime chunk of property just south of Downtown. To accommodate this prized tenant, city and county officials have demolished entire blocks, proffered tax breaks, rerouted roads, and constructed not one but two massive stadiums. It’s not been enough. Today the Braves announced they will leave Atlanta proper – and move twelve miles up the freeway to Cobb County, hosting opening day 2017 in a brand new ballpark.