Smart Growth Atlanta, a collaboration of the Grant Park Neighborhood Association and South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development, will a “citywide conversation” about the ongoing battle over the 800 Glenwood Ave. property. The meeting will take place Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Zoo Atlanta ARC Building in Grant Park. For more information visit

On Nov. 8, the Grant Park Neighborhood Association  and residents, Danny Leonhardt and Susan Walens, filed an appeal in Fulton County Superior Court regarding the Board of Zoning Adjustment’s Oct. 10 decision to deny the appeal against the City of Atlanta’s approval of Fuqua Development’s special administrative permit (SAP) for a big-box retail development, rumored to be a Walmart.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.