Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Rough Draft Atlanta.
Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown.
A legal battle over the petition process seeking to put the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center to a public vote continues to move forward. So does construction of the $90 million complex.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Piedmont Park this weekend, Oct. 14-15, for Atlanta Pride, one of the largest LGBTQ+ festivals in the country. They will all be participating in the evolving history of LGBTQ+ Atlanta.
Hundreds of apartments, retail and office space are in the future for Amsterdam Walk, a commercial district that sits along the Atlanta BeltLine in the Virginia-Highland and Morningside neighborhoods.
The route for a planned new trail is less than a mile, but it is expected to create a critical link between Downtown Atlanta to historic neighborhoods in the rapidly developing area now called the Upper Westside.
The Atlanta Police Department said last year’s fire at a Westside youth center is linked to a recent spate of arson attacks by opponents of the city’s planned public safety training center, dubbed “Cop City.”