Atlanta Transportation Updates

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Does it feel like our city is growing? That’s because it is. The Atlanta Regional Commission predicts that the 21-county Atlanta region will grow to include 8.6 million people by the year 2050. That’s almost 3 million more than the current population of the region. With growth like this on the horizon, improvements to transportation infrastructure have never been more …

Christmas Tree Farms Just Outside the City

Amber Randhawa Interior Decorating, What's Happening Around Atlanta

We know the decision about whether to decorate for Christmas before or after Thanksgiving can be a bit controversial for those who celebrate this December holiday. Some people prefer to wait until after the turkey leftovers are cleared out before getting started, while others barely take down the Halloween decor before throwing up a tree. Even if you prefer to …

How Atlanta’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

What’s in a name? For many of Altana’s in-town neighborhoods, the name origins are relatively easy to decipher. Most towns came to be known by the name of their founders, such as Inman Park named for early cotton merchant Samuel Martin Inman or Ansley Park which took the name of rail and real estate magnet Edwin P. Ansley. The names …

A New Way to Support Atlanta’s Black Owned Businesses

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

A new food delivery service is launching in Atlanta this week! Black and Mobile, founded by a 25-year-old entrepreneur in Philadelphia, is making its way to our city with a scheduled launch on Tuesday, July 21st. The app works like other food delivery services, and specifically connects you with black owned restaurants within your local community. Restaurants that have signed …

Slingin’ Wings Festival

Amber Randhawa What's Happening Around Atlanta

Originally scheduled for this past spring, the Slingin’ Wings Festival is on for its rescheduled date of August 15th. Social distancing and enhanced safety precautions will be in effect, such as limited capacity compared to prior years and disposable masks available at the gates for anyone who forgets to bring their own. Restaurants from all over the city will converge on …