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If there is one thing metro Atlanta is known for, it’s the traffic. But MARTA Board Chairman Robert Ashe has grand plans to change that. These plans include nearly $8 billion in funding over the next several decades as well as significant improvements and expansion projects, notably expanding rai...
11/18/2015
ATLANTA — MARTA is pushing for its largest expansion in history, costing $8 billion but extending rail lines to Alpharetta, parts of north DeKalb County and south DeKalb along Interstate 20 east. Channel 2’s Lori Geary talked to MARTA board Chairman Robbie Ashe, who says this is about jobs and ec...
08/07/2015
Things to Do in Atlanta on the 4th of July Fourth of July in Atlanta offers a host of traditional activities through which visitors and residents alike can celebrate the nation's birthday! Along with a burgeoning slate of barbecue and concert options, fireworks remain the marquee attraction on In...
06/24/2015
The Atlanta region is showing strong job growth and strong levels of single-family home permits, according to a new report from Metrostudy Corp. The residential real estate research firm's fourth quarter Atlanta Housing Report found net jobs in Atlanta through December 2014 increased by 67,400 po...
02/26/2015
                          Peach Bowl festivities: What to do even if you don't watch football  Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade This annual parade celebrates football in Atlanta and the two teams competing later that day. The parade features floats, antique cars, marching bands and cheerleaders. 8 ...
12/30/2014
Atlanta Georgia Aquarium Georgia A-Scary-Um October 31-November 1, 2014 Kids 12 and under can receive FREE admission!* Join us this October 31 – November 2, 2014, when Georgia Aquarium transforms into Georgia A-Scary-Um, a safe and friendly environment for the whole family to have fun in costume ...
10/13/2014
When the enemy — in this case, big-city transit — seems intent on invading your neighborhood, you can bet the opposition will be out in force. That’s how it started, at least, when MARTA held an information session on a potential rail expansion north on Ga. 400. About 100 local residents packed ...
07/01/2014
ATLANTA — Plans to extend the MARTA rail line up Georgia 400 into Alpharetta are causing some concern for Sandy Springs city leaders. Currently the MARTA Red Line train stops at the North Springs station. Channel 2's Mike Petchenik has learned that MARTA wants to extend north into Alpharetta. It'...
06/18/2014
Atlanta Jazz Festival Announces Schedule In Piedmont Park For May 23-25 Atlanta, GA — “This year’s Atlanta Jazz Festival promises to be one of our best,” says Camille Russell Love, Director of the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. “We are presenting a diverse lineup of artists f...
05/22/2014
As a Realtor serving the suburbs of North Atlanta, I am confronted on a weekly basis with questions from potential home sellers; "when is the right time to downsize?"  I never seem to have a firm or standard answer to that question so I pose it to many of you: 1. When the last of your kids has ac...
03/31/2014
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