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5 Home Improvements That Really Pay Off

By Tina Fountain, published on Aug 27, 2012

Sellers in the Atlanta real estate market face some stiff competition today. To make their home stand out from the rest, some homeowners consider home improvement to increase home value. However, not all home projects are created equal to Atlanta real estate shoppers. We have five home improvements that could really pay off when it comes time to sell your house.• Landscaping – Your curb appeal is the first impression potential buyers have of your home. Replacing a dead lawn or investing in some attractive plants and flowers may go far in attracting more potential buyers. Professional landscaping... (more)

Tags: atlanta, real estate, georgia, home values, homes for sale, realtors, home improvement, home selling tips, real estate agents

Atlanta's Sustainable Community Concept Takes Shape

By Tina Fountain, published on Feb 14, 2011

If you’re looking for sustainable real estate, you have found the right place in Atlanta. Just a few months ago, Mayor Kasim Reed instituted the Power to Change campaign, a plan that will work in conjunction with the City of Atlanta’s sustainability efforts.

The Goal of Power to Change

Mayor Reed, with the help of Power to Change, has plans to make Atlanta a Top Ten city for sustainability. Some of the new real estate projects in the works under Power to Change include new projects and policy initiatives, as well as the continuation of current programs. All city departments will... (more)

Tags: atlanta, real estate, green building

Literarily Speaking With Bestselling Author Wendy Wax

By boomergirl, published on May 28, 2009

... way up there on the stress-o-meter! Then her publisher drops her completely, but she still owes them one last book. OH, and did I mention that her children have left for college and her husband is having an affair? Thank goodness she has good friends to see her through!

You chose Atlanta, Georgia, for your setting. Can you tell us why you chose that particular city?

Wendy: I actually got to usefour different settingsin this story, which was a lot of fun. Kendall Aims, who writes women's fiction,lives in the Atlanta suburbs where I've lived for the last twelve... (more)

Tags: new york, journalism, atlanta, environment

Actor Kevin Byrd Honored During Black History For Advocacy

By Phil Andrews, published on Feb 9, 2009

...efforts on behalf their entire citizens on February 2nd, 2009 to observe a Historical International Prostate Cancer Awareness Day in the month of February 2009.

The following city states are Dayton, OH, Manchester, N. H, Pittsburgh, PA, LasVegas, NV, Rome,Syracuse, and Albany, N.Y, Atlanta and Macon, GA, Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA, Boston, Mass, New Hampshire, Conn, Louisville, Ky, North Charleston, S. C, Miami, FL, New Haven, N.H, Honolulu, HW, Kansas City, MI, WestFargo, N. D, Vancover, WA, Minneapolis, MN, Alburquerque, N.M, Jackson, MS, Detroit, MI, St.Louis, MO,... (more)

Tags: atlanta, miami, education

Youthful Spirit At Super Bowl Week In Tampa

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Jan 26, 2009

...Pirate Parade and Festival on February 7.

I returned to the NFL Experience presented by Bank of America Sunday, January 25 briefly for the clinic for Special Olympians. This was the highlight for me for the weekend.BJ Askew of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Laurent Robinson of the Atlanta Falcons(see picture)taught the kids flag football fundamentals, sportmanship and teamwork. The clinic finishes with a scrimmage game of flag football.

You still have time to partake in the NFL Experience presented by Bank of America. The remaining schedule is Thursday, January 29... (more)

Tags: los angeles, atlanta, football, nfl, environment, education, obama

Onyx Cafe 10th Anniversary Poetic Revival, 11/9 - Echoplex

By T. Conboy, published on Nov 5, 2008

...nightclubs (including the Wigstock festivals) for six years before moving to Los Angeles. Raines has performed her poetry at the Toronto Film Festival and in independent films in Montreal and Los Angeles. Other poetry appearances include London, UK; Paris, France; Boston, MA; Dallas, TX; and Atlanta, GA. She was a member of L.A's first poetry slam team to San Francisco in '93. In 1994, Ms. Raines produced, directed, and performed in the Hollywood production, "The Naked Word," a theatrical evening of poetry. Presented in a 99-seat theatre, it featured poets ranging in age from 23 to 83,... (more)

Tags: los angeles, san francisco, atlanta, france, jazz, california, hollywood, music

Angel City Classic At Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 1, 2008

...of Funk Marching Band with The Mahogany in Motion Dance Troupe.

Congratulations are in order and extended to the 2008 Farmers Insurance Group UNCF National Scholarship Award Recipients: Daniel A. Nwachokor, a Junior at Grambling State University, Amanda Omogun, a Sophomore at Clark Atlanta University and Kristina Anne Doughty, a Sophomore at Spelman College. One lucky person won a 2009 BMW Coupe 1 courtesy of Farmers and Long Beach BMW.

The 3rd Annual Angel City Classic concluded on a rousing and soulful note. The 5th Quarter-Post Game Concert featured a musical tribute ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, atlanta, football, california

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Second Amendment

By D. E. Carson, published on Jun 27, 2008

... cannot defend themselves. Contrast that with Kennesaw, Georgia where crime dropped 89% after the passing of a 1982 city ordinance requiring the head of every household in the city to possess a firearm and related ammunition. To give a bit of persepctive, Kennesaw is now considered a suburb of Atlanta -- much like Pasadena is a suburb of Los Angeles.

Liberals and anti-gun whiners cried at the ruling by the Supreme Court saying they are disappointed. The mayor of Washington, Adrian Fenty believes that allowing private citizens to have guns will lead to more gun violence. Simply,... (more)

Tags: los angeles, atlanta

Will Jones Ever Get His Mojo Back?

By Ed Attanasio, published on May 15, 2008

...and the Temple of DoomThe vultures are beginning to circle around center field at Dodger Stadium, where Andruw Jones is currently trying to call home. The Dodgers knew they were taking a moderate risk on Jones, signing him to a two-year, $36 million contract despite a dreadful 2007 campaign in Atlanta where he hit just .222.

At least the power (26 homers, 94 RBIs) was there then; but right now, nothing’s there—not the average (.170 through Sunday), the slugging (one homer and just five RBIs through his first 36 games), or the clutch game (1-for-27 with runners in... (more)

Tags: baseball, los angeles, atlanta

Naked Cowboy: The Interview Part Duece

By Venditto, published on May 12, 2008

...song less than a month later... but basically, Venice Beach, the Jenny Jones show, my hometown, Jenny Jones again, Hustler, Cincinnati. I got gonged off the Gong Show, by 1/5/99 decided to do a tour. Got in the car went to Nashville got arrested; went to Chattanooga got kicked out; went to Atlanta got kicked out. Just going city to city all over the country. After two years going around the country I got to Times Square and it's good for the city. It's good for the world.

ME: I saw on your website you started something called the Joe Gibson Foundation, tell me about it.

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Tags: venice beach, new york, atlanta, australia, california

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