Atlantic News

More Green-space to Come

Apr 06, 2018

More Green-space to Come  It’s another story of working together. The City, the Friends of Atlanta Waterworks Park, the Upper Westside Community District, the Department of Watershed Management, and the Berkeley Park Neighborhood Association got together with the help of a former Atlanta City Council member who just wouldn’t stop serving. Through this cooperation, our city can … Continue reading…


Westside Reservoir Park

Mar 14, 2018

Digging the Modern: Quarry Yards Rising Even in its first phase, the project known as Quarry Yards will be a $400 million investment in the obvious future that is west of Midtown. The offices, residences, retail, restaurants, and hotel we’ll see there are coming with a design principle that’s the best of what’s called Modern. … Continue reading…


Where to Go for a Cup of Joe – Midtown

Feb 26, 2018

Where to Go for a Cup of Joe The legendary enterprise and sheer energy of Atlanta got a few new lessons when the young, creative, and entrepreneurial took root among the enticing condos for sale in Midtown Atlanta. There’s no use reminding them that there was once a time when coffee companies worried that consumption … Continue reading…


School Spotlight

Feb 16, 2018

School Spotlight: Vision and Opportunity in Midtown Anyone who’s watched the Atlanta skyline over the past few years can tell you that the features that were once familiar are changing. Twenty towers are emerging from the broad-shouldered backdrop. The profile we would present in a picture postcard today includes new contours, and the energy behind … Continue reading…


Westside Getting Greener – Lots Greener

Feb 07, 2018

A new chapter of the Atlanta Beltline Master Plan is slated to open next year, and when it is fully developed, it will offer Atlanta residents and visitors a scenic, active green space that’s 100 acres larger than even Piedmont Park. Already approved and funded by the city council, the first phase of the Westside … Continue reading…


The Latest West Midtown Developments

Jan 15, 2018

As long as there’s been an Atlanta, the area west of Midtown has been a magnet for energy and innovation. The Norfolk Southern rail lines there more than a century ago formed part of the crossroads that gave our city its start, and kept the flow of awareness and ideas moving here. As a result, … Continue reading…


A Dining Guide to West Midtown

Dec 19, 2017

  How People Who Work with Their Minds Relax When it’s time to connect, socialize, and relax, the professionals of today take a more interesting path than previous generations. While the “local” – which is how the pub of an English village was once referred to – might have been the second-home for a more … Continue reading…


Celebrating New Years in Midtown

Dec 11, 2017

The Peach Drops and the Spirits Rise Known as the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Southeast, the annual Peach Drop downtown is one of the, ah, exuberant ways of ushering in the New Year. Some people say they just had to do it once. Others make a point of never missing it. However … Continue reading…


The Works at Chattahoochee – Attracting Amazons

Nov 28, 2017

Atlanta’s Attracting Amazons: It’s Not Just Wonder Woman Anymore Near the very outset of the 21st Century, a prof at Carnegie Mellon wrote a book that predicted the only reason to have a city in the future would be to attract bright people to work there. In The Rise of the Creative Class, and, even … Continue reading…


Atlantic Midtown: Westside Provisions District

Nov 28, 2017

Straightforward Enjoyment with Class and Style The name of one of the excellent eating places you’ll find in and around the Westside Provisions District is a good example of what the district does supremely well. The West Egg Café sounds like a natural enough name for a place serving breakfast, brunch, and sandwiches. Whether you … Continue reading…


Celebrate the Holidays in West Midtown

Nov 28, 2017

Celebrate the Holidays in West Midtown The energy and imagination at the heart of the exciting things happening on the Westside are even more in evidence with the approaching Holidays. The great thing about living in this complete neighborhood – where life, work, play and enrichment are all close at hand – is not only … Continue reading…


Westside Cultural Arts Center

Sep 19, 2017

The Hearth and Forge of Midtown Atlanta One of the first glorious neighborhoods of Atlanta, Midtown came back from a 1950s migration to the suburbs, thanks to visionaries who began to work, plan, and give their talent to Midtown beginning in the late 1970s – a time when some will tell you Atlanta started getting … Continue reading…