Yearly archives "2019"

19 Articles

ATL: VIEWS FROM THE TOP

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By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager For all of the iconic structures that enhance the beauty of Atlanta, few are as unique and captivating as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, aka ATL. With roughly 900,000 flights in and out of ATL annually and over 107 million passengers on those flights, ATL is busy (in fact, it’s the […]

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A Taste of Taste: Atlanta Airport Restaurant Crawl

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By Alnissa Ruiz-Craig So what is better than one great restaurant? Two. Ok, so, what about three? Or how about FIVE. That’s right. I, along with seven other food bloggers, writers, and chefs, visited five of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s fantastic restaurants during the Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson Restaurant Crawl.  The crawl served as a preview […]

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Armored with a Legacy of Service and Love

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Drawing the connection between fighting fascism abroad and racism at home, 97-year-old WWII hero honored—for the first time ever—76 years after his homecoming By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager The year was 1943. Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House, facing massive race riots that shook cities like Detroit, Harlem, and Los Angeles to their […]

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ATL remembers aviation giant George Berry

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By Doug Strachan Innovation & Strategic Business Development Manager When then-Mayor Maynard Jackson sought a dynamic, capable leader to guide construction of what would become the world’s busiest airport, he knew exactly who he wanted – George Berry, a high-powered but affable executive at Cousins Properties. Berry answered the call and agreed to leave the […]

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Elizabeth Grimes

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Elizabeth Grimes Elizabeth Grimes, a pianist and vocalist, is active in Atlanta. Grimes regularly performs for the public through the MARTA Artbound Program. Additionally, she is a rehearsal pianist for the Atlanta Ballet and Centre for Dance Education, and performs at local venues with the music duo, Quill. She also owns and operates More Than […]

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Jason Bitten

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Jason Bitten To encourage, uplift and restore are what saxophonist Jason Bitten describes as the inspiration for his music. Jason’s smooth and soulful sound touches the untapped emotions of his listeners. Those seeking inspiration and jazz enthusiasts may find Jason’s instrumental ballads the “calm after the storm.” A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Jason began playing […]

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It’s time for a summer getaway: Tips to tackle the busy travel season at ATL

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Officials estimate over 10 million travelers move through Hartsfield-Jackson during the summer season. By Jessica Green Public Affairs Intern With the summer solstice and Fourth of July in the rearview, the warm weather season is officially upon us. About 10.7 million passengers are expected to go through security checkpoints this summer at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International […]

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