Is it April 1st? What is going on with this guy, did he have dreams of being a real estate broker that got squashed when he ran for mayor? How does he get away with treating the city like his personal bribe machine? The underground, the civic center, selling Ft. McPherson to Tyler Perry, Turner Field, the new GA Dome, buying Morehouse and on and on. Previous Mayors were content with just selling off airport contracts.
"protesters don't have a right to a captive audience, for example, although we think they should"
I agree with the notion of this article that free speech should not be confined to an Orwellian named Liberty zone. However, the quote above is disturbing. At their core, leftists are tyrants and love to force others to bend to their will [voice in this case], using the power of the state. And in their fantasies, they are always the ones doing the forcing.
I like how the referenced GDOT map still has MLK continuing west past COP. Someone should tell them that they demolished that bridge a few months back, only a year after they rebuilt it. Good job guys! Take out a major western artery and northern one at the same time. What other surprises does Arthur Blank have for us? Lemme guess? Kasim Reed will be in charge of the committee to sell the toll rights for the new viaduct?
Thanks for the article. The last I heard about this property's potential development was around 2008-ish when a company wanted to put some apartment buildings on the site. They also wanted to add an entrance at Metropolitan because of the added traffic. Around that time there was some anger in the community because someone (the EPA?) cut down many large trees on that lot.
I was glad that the apartment building deal didn't go through, because they looked to be low quality, and there was no talk of it being "mixed use". Maybe the Beltline should buy it and make it into another park. After all, it is practically next to the urban farm that they are currently building.
Jeez what a cluster. And as if to stick a thumb in our collective eye, we can no longer turn left (going north) into the Papa Johns parking lot.
Prediction: that $8.1 million price tag for the S drive will go up once the King family realizes that they want to put MLK's name on it. You know, license fees and all.
A Washington post AP article says that the guns allowed in bars measure did not pass:
Here we go again with the ole bait and switch! Sure, they are going to sell, it, that's the ticket! This is just so they can get something else to use for kickbacks and control. Airport concessions, anyone?
I agree that it should be audited. What say you, Mary Norwood?
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