Amongst the Atlanta buzz this week, here’s a roundup of five stories that caught my eye around the web. From the announcement of a new Roxy Theater in the SunTrust Park development to Atlantic Station's schedule of special events for the BB&T Atlanta Open, this week was full of noteworthy and interesting developments.
Groovy Performance Venue Announced for Braves Project via Curbed Atlanta
Yesterday, the Braves announced that a live-performance theater will open in the SunTrust Park development in Cobb County. The theater is set to be branded as the Roxy and will host 40 shows a year for up to 4,000 fans.
Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week Kicks Off Saturday via Atlanta Journal Constitution
Starting July 18 through July 26, Atlanta diners will be able to enjoy signature brunch, lunch, and dinner prix fixe menus for $15, $25, or $35 at over 35 downtown restaurants. Diners can either make a reservation here or walk-in to enjoy delicious food from participating restaurants such as Ray's in the City, Polaris, and Braves' All-Star Grill.
Behold! MARTA's archives! Now online! via Creative Loafing Atlanta
Georgia State University's library recently catalogued a digital collection of MARTA's history filled with old paperwork, studies, and reports. The archived files range from 1968 to 1978 and can be viewed here.
BB&T Atlanta Open Brings Tennis Back to Atlantic Station via Atlanta INtown
When the BB&T Atlanta Open begins July 25, Atlantic Station is expected to host around 40,000 tennis fans. Several special events including concerts, fireworks, a kids weekend, and much more have been planned by the venue to engage those fans in a week of fun for the entire family. Check out the INtown article for a detailed schedule of BB&T Atlanta Open special events.
FlatironCity: Epicenter of Downtown Revitalization via FlatironCity on Vimeo
FlatironCity hit the streets to talk to Atlantans to find out their thoughts on the renovation of the state's oldest skyscraper, developments around Woodruff Park, and what it means to #BeDowntown.