The city of Atlanta paid Atlanta Public Schools $9 million last week as part of resolving a long-running legal dispute over tax allocation district revenues from the Atlanta BeltLine, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The city and school system have been negotiating since last year over the tax payments, which have climbed past the $13 million mark.
The temporary closure of a portion of Trinity Avenue in Downtown has begun to facilitate construction work at City Hall. Trinity is closed to vehicular traffic between Washington Street SW and Central Avenue SW, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the possibility of some work on Saturdays and Sundays. The closure is scheduled to last 60 to 90 days. Detour routes: Traffic headed eastbound on Trinity will make a left onto Central Avenue, a right onto Mitchell Street and a right onto Washington Street. Traffic headed westbound on Trinity will make a left onto Washington Street, a right onto Memorial Drive and a right onto Central Avenue.
Not only is a new Waffle House opening up underneath Eddie’s Attic in downtown Decatur, but another is coming to the Fuqua’s Glenwood Park development along the Atlanta BeltLine, according to Curbed Atlanta. The Waffle House will joined the rumored Chipotle, Chic-fil-a and Starbucks in the development, which will be anchored by Kroger.