Park(ing) Day is on the Way!

Park(ing) Day is on the Way!

Last year, COVID canceled our plans to celebrate Park(ing) Day again, but this year we’re back! For the uninitiated, Park(ing) Day has been celebrated nationwide since 2005. It’s a chance to rethink public spaces — specifically parking spaces! Every year in September people around the globe reimagine street parking spaces into on-street parks, and this […]

Mayoral Candidates Discuss the Future of Atlanta and the Upper Westside

Mayoral Candidates Discuss the Future of Atlanta and the Upper Westside

Mayoral Candidates Discuss the Future of Atlanta and the Upper Westside Mayoral candidates Antonio Brown, Andre Dickens, Sharon Gay, Felicia Moore and Kasim Reed each shared their vision for Atlanta, should they become the city’s next mayor, last Wednesday night at The Works. Lisa Rayam, anchor and producer of  WABE’s Morning Edition, moderated the event. […]

New CIDs accelerate metro Atlanta economic development

If you have access to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, you can read the full article here. By Fran M. Putney  – Contributing Writer Mar 8, 2019, 5:30am EST The success of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) in Georgia has recently led more districts to initiate these public-private partnerships, which enable businesses to expedite infrastructure and other improvements to their […]

Georgia Trend features Upper Westside CID

From GeorgiaTrend.com: Creative Collaboration North Fulton County’s CIDs tackle transit, walkability, safety and more. March 1, 2019 Anna Bentley     Over the past 12 months, North Fulton County’s community improvement districts (CIDs) have accomplished some amazing things. They’ve revamped MARTA stations, turning cold concrete into vibrant, colorful spaces. They’ve overhauled major thoroughfares, making them […]