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Free Art Friday

Free Art Friday is a thing in many cities. Artists leave their art out in public for others to find and keep, and they communicate clues about the whereabouts via photos on social media. 257 more words

Next stop, Atlantic Station

I hopped on the train just four miles from my home in the area of the largest concentration of Fortune 500 company headquarters in the southeastern United States, and got off less than fifteen minutes later at a more dense mixed-use (retail/residential/entertainment) area in Midtown, Atlanta. 806 more words

Rashad Richey's Blanket & Coat Drive Will Help Keep Thousands Warm

Martin Luther King Jr. once said “The time is always right to do what is right.” and WAOK’s Rashad Richey decided that January 25th from 10am-4pm was the right time. 186 more words


Why Atlanta Did Not Need Mary Norwood to Concede

Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) will be Atlanta’s next Mayor. A remarkable win against her critically acclaimed opponent Mary Norwood (L). Nearly three minutes after her well-deserved victory dance, candidate Mary Norwood came forward to contest the election results and albeit accuse the newly nominated Mayor-Elect of fraud and voter intimidation. 191 more words


To end the 2017 race for mayor of Atlanta, put the 2009 race to bed

The 2017 race for mayor of Atlanta is over. And yet it continues.

The election boards of Fulton and DeKalb counties have declared Keisha Lance Bottoms to be mayor-elect, on a slim runoff margin of 832 votes out of more than 90,000 cast. 1,144 more words


Atlanta City Council Adopts Historic Westside Masterplan

The City of Atlanta  has made yet another landmark move in support of mixed-income growth and community retention on Atlanta’s Historic Westside.

Last week, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved the… 1,050 more words

The Atlanta mayoral race and an election season in search of opposites

I can tell you who will be the next mayor of Atlanta. She’ll be the candidate who doesn’t stop talking about neighborhoods.

Which is to say, Keisha Lance Bottoms or Mary Norwood. 1,088 more words