Howell Station residents face off against scrap-metal recycling facility near proposed Beltline park, site of zombie attack
By George WeidmanTuesday November 1, 2011 09:04 am EDT
Howell Station residents are pushing back against a scrap-metal recycling facility's proposal to set up shop directly across the street from the historic Westside neighborhood — and adjacent to a proposed Atlanta Beltline park.
"We all believe in the vision for this part of town to be a vibrant community full of greenspaces that serve our neighbors and the city as a whole," Higgins says in an email. "We feel that encouraging this kind of usage of the land does not make sense with the vision of the Beltline and the community development plan."
This Centipede cabinet belongs to Joystick Gamebar, but they let MODA borrow it
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Atlanta City Councilman Aaron "Pedal to Alabama" Watson and Ed McBrayer, founder of the PATH Foundation, hosted a luncheon at City Hall on Monday to fill us in on the nonprofit organization's grand 20-year vision of a network of bike trails throughout metro Atlanta.
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