In City on the Verge, Mark Pendergrast write about people without permanent homes in Chapter 6, “Mansions and Cat Holes.” As part of his research, he spent an afternoon with me visiting two homeless encampments where my organization, Mad Housers, has built...Read more
Georgia is on the verge of building a world-class trail network. Once the dusty 1998 comprehensive trail plan was discovered on the shelves at Georgia DNR, a group of trail blazers were determined to update it by bringing Georgia’s trail community together to meet in...Read more
A Brief History of Specialty Coffee’s Place in Atlanta, by Mike Ferguson, Owner of Fresh Ground Consulting
In City on the Verge, Mark Pendergrast wrote about the “cool Dancing Goats coffeehouse” in Ponce City Market, as part of his walk along the Eastside Trail. I have known Mark for many years from the coffee world as the author of Uncommon Grounds, his history of...Read more
How much has the conversation on the Atlanta BeltLine evolved over the past eight years? One need only look to the upcoming race for Atlanta’s next mayor.
This point was made clear at a recent dinner event in Sandy Springs, a city in the suburbs just north of...Read more
Welcome to blogs related to my book, City on the Verge. I’m writing the first such essay, but I have asked a variety of guest bloggers to react to the book by writing from their own expertise, interest, and experience. These essays will be added weekly to this...Read more