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Atlanta Streetcar will utilize the Breeze Card
Despite an earlier report by a top city official that Breeze isn’t cost efficient and resulted in no fares being collected this year. In addition, the streetcar has a new interim executive director, according to Mayor Kasim Reed.
Reed said fares wouldn’t be collected in 2015 because he’d learned of new fare collection technology while traveling abroad.
To support the Chattachoochee Riverkeeper and the Waterkeeper Alliance people from cities all over the Southeast boarded kayaks, canoes and more for “The Big Float” to raise awareness for clean water. The annual fundraiser lasts through Labor Day with events in markets where SweetWater is served. According to the Brewers Association, most breweries release 70 percent of their water as effluent – or wastewater discharged to the sewer system to be treated by a municipal water treatment plant. Many have joined the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Clean Water pledge to protect our waterways and advocate for clean water. Beer, after all, is 95 percent water. Since launching in 2006, the campaign has raised nearly $1 million dollars.
Clean water advocacy is paying off.
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Witness one of the most amazing music festivals to hit Atlanta and the Southeast! If you’re looking for a perfect blend of music, people, food and culture, welcome home. From upcoming hip hop acts to timeless R&B legends to Rap Icons to Alternative Greats, ONE Musicfest has it all. ONE Musicfest is a massive block party all under one roof, ONE Musicfest has some of the best music talent of the nation performing for an epic 11 hour stretch, with food trucks, art expo and a variety of shops for all those who attend. No other upcoming shows or music festivals in Atlanta compare to the experience you will have at ONE Musicfest! It is certainly an event that will have music lovers worldwide on their feet and partying. Get your tickets now, because these music festival tickets won’t last long!
A giant Houston-based real estate investment trust and a group led by TV host Steve Harvey have emerged as finalists to buy and redevelop the 20-acre Atlanta Civic Center.
People familiar with the process say there is a strong possibility the two finalists could end up joining forces and present one winning bid for the project. The city hopes the redevelopment of the Civic Center can spark investment just south of North Avenue and better connect the district to the bustling Old Fourth Ward, where Jamestown’s Ponce City Market and the Beltline’s Eastside Trail have sparked several new projects.
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