Fox Bros. plans Westside expansion

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is moving to the Upper Westside.

The restaurant will open its second Atlanta location at The Works, an 80-acre adaptive mixed-use development. Fox Bros. will build a 9,300-square-foot restaurant that is more than double the size of its DeKalb Avenue location. It will seat up to 325 people.

The new Fox Bros. will also feature two covered patios, a gaming area, a 60-seat event space, and an indoor-outdoor bar.

The Works is large adaptive reuse project transforming old industrial…


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Fox Bros. plans Westside expansion

Giant project to bring over 900 homes to Peachtree Corners near city center

Texas residential developer Green Brick Partners Inc. plans to build a 916-unit housing development in Peachtree Corners, on the sprawling former headquarters campus of financial services company Fiserv.

Green Brick (Nasdaq: GRBK) subsidiary The Providence Group of Georgia purchased the 115-acre property on East Jones Bridge Road at Peachtree Parkway. The former Fiserv campus is just over a mile from the new Peachtree Corners Town Center.

The development will feature sweeping views of the Chattahoochee…


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Giant project to bring over 900 homes to Peachtree Corners near city center

Atlanta Dream find new home, unveil brand makeover

The Atlanta Dream have a found a new home.

Starting next season, Atlanta’s WNBA squad will relocate from State Farm Arena downtown to the Gateway Center Arena at College Park, a new multi-purpose arena set to open this month. 

The Dream were forced to leave State Farm Arena after a renewal agreement couldn’t be met by both parties. 

“At the end of the day, it was such a good feeling to realize they want us,” Dream co-owner Mary Brock said of College Park. “They want us here. They being…


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Atlanta Dream find new home, unveil brand makeover

Atlanta ethics task force recommends city create inspector general's office

The city of Atlanta should create an independent inspector general’s office to identify and investigate fraud, waste, corruption, abuse and misconduct.

That’s the key recommendation of a 13-member task force Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the Atlanta City Council formed last February to look for ways to foster a greater commitment to ethics and transparency in city government. The Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust released its report on Monday.

“A government for the people depends for…


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Atlanta ethics task force recommends city create inspector general's office

Center for Puppetry Arts founder to retire, transition into advisor role

The Center for Puppetry Arts is looking for new leadership as founder and executive director Vince Anthony announced Monday he will retire at the end of the year.

Anthony, who started the nonprofit in 1978, will retire effective Dec. 31 and transition into the role of executive advisor, according to a news release. Anthony’s new focus revolves around fundraising and assisting with a new strategic plan for the Center. He will also continue as general secretary of UNIMA-USA, the U.S. division of the…


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Center for Puppetry Arts founder to retire, transition into advisor role

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