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Re: “Caleb Spivak of What Now Atlanta takes job as Atlantic Station's Social Media and Community Manager

Does it sound like a potential conflict of interest? Sure, but let's not begrudge the kid (yes, kid at 22) for trying to make a living at something he is obviously good at. If the blog become a shill for AS, his audience will see right through.

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Posted by boot on 01/06/2012 at 3:55 PM

Re: “Visits to Serpas and Goin' Coastal

I have to disagree. The $25 (and also $35) menus are created to fit the price - they may represent a relatively inexpensive meal, but they are certainly not a loss to the restaurant. Tipping based on the actual price paid is totally appropriate. Now, if you use your Scoutmob for 50% off, that is a different story...

Posted by boot on 09/14/2011 at 9:45 PM

Re: “How to fix Atlantic Station

Piped-in Sinatra Muzak = Thug Repellent. I say turn it up a notch and throw in some Barry Manilow.

Posted by boot on 09/14/2011 at 9:13 PM

Re: “APD has solved 16 cold cases this year

If you're gonna name your kid Torico Montavius, why don't we just save some time and lock him up at birth?

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Posted by boot on 09/14/2011 at 9:04 PM

Re: “City plans to fill streetcar funding gap with cash from land deal

A $22,390 lease until until 2040 is worth at least $7.9M to the city (more if there is an escalator clause and surely there is). Why is the city selling for $6.7M if the lease is worth $7.9M?

Posted by boot on 06/02/2011 at 12:05 PM

Re: “Booting is a legal scam

Sec. 162-261. - Signs.

It shall be unlawful for any person hired by an owner of any private property, or his agent or employee, located within the territorial limits of the city to install or attach to any vehicle a vehicle immobilization device(s), boot(s), or other instrument(s) that is/are designed to, or have the effect of, restricting the normal movement of such vehicle or by any other means whatsoever to restrict the normal movement of such vehicle, unless the owner of the property, or his agent or employee, has complied with all applicable city zoning ordinances regarding the posting of signs and the following requirements:

(1)
Signs shall be located at each designated entrance to a parking lot or parking area where parking prohibitions are to be effective. Where there is no designated entrance, such signs shall be erected so as to be clearly visible from each and every parking space.

(2)
Such signs shall be a minimum of seven and one-half square feet in area (two and one-half feet by three feet).

(3)
Such signs located at a designated entrance to a parking lot shall be at least four feet above the site grade. Where there is no designated entrance, such signs shall be six feet above site grade.

(4)
Such signs shall state in letters at least three inches high that "Unauthorized vehicles may be impounded (towed or booted) at owner's risk and expense." Such signs shall also include the following language in letters at least two and one-half inches high:

a.
Cost of impound $50.00 per day;

b.
Fee payable by cash, check, and credit or debit card.

c.
Boot Removal—Call 000-000-0000.

d.
Tow information—Call 000-000-0000.

e.
Vehicle may not be impounded if owner/operator returns before boot or tow is attached.

f.
Booted vehicles may be towed after 24 hours.

g.
By order of City Code.

h.
Complaints may be made to:

Parking Company 000-000-0000

Atlanta Police Department 404-853-4470

i.
This lot is owned and operated by (Name of legal entity owning parking lot/area) and can be reached at 000-000-0000 for resolution of any disputes.


No abbreviations shall be used in the language contained in the sign. Where this Code section leaves a blank, the signs shall include the appropriate phone numbers. The lettering on such signs shall be black on a white, reflective background, and shall be illuminated if out of headlight range

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Posted by boot on 05/25/2011 at 1:47 PM

Re: “Booting is a legal scam

Sec. 162-260. - Fees charged by vehicle immobilization service.

(a)
Any vehicle immobilization service, engaged in the business of the immobilization of vehicles, shall not charge the owner of any immobilized vehicle or personal property, in excess of $75.00 per day for the removal of the vehicle immobilization device or devices. The $75.00 fee shall be all-inclusive; no additional fees may be charged for using other equipment.

(b)
Fees may be paid by cash, check, credit card, or debit card at no additional charge.

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Posted by boot on 05/25/2011 at 1:46 PM

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