Fire in the Fourth is a new Atlanta festival in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The event commemorates the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 with fire rescue competitions, live music and street performances that include fire as an art form. 321 more words
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Poor streetcar. You’re sleek, you’re shiny, you’re new and apparently no one likes you. Not only that, but now all those who questioned you from the beginning are saying you’ll always be a complete failure. 1,510 more words
Atlanta officials officially launched the city’s new electric streetcar at a Dec. 30 grand-opening ceremony.
Mayor Kasim Reed and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) officials spoke about the streetcar system’s potential appeal to the city’s younger population as well as economic developers, according to news reports on the celebration. 116 more words