We looked at our stats for the past year and these are the most read stories on the Atlanta INtown website for 2014:
1. Obama in Atlanta to talk Ebola; traffic gridlock expected
President Obama’s visit to discuss the ongoing Ebola crisis at the CDC – and the expected traffic snarls – was our most read story of the year.
2. Heading East: Decatur, surrounding neighborhoods attract homebuyers
Decatur, Candler Park, Kirkwood and Lake Claire were hot neighborhoods for those searching for a new home.
3. INtown at 20: How a master’s thesis became the BeltLine
As part of our 20th anniversary issue in November, Ryan Gravel reflected on how his thesis became the Atlanta BeltLine blueprint.
4. Market Watch: A real estate forecast for 2014
Real estate experts offered up their predictions for the year.
5. Outkast adds two more shows at Centennial Park
Atlanta-based hip-hop duo made their big comeback at a series of sold out shows in Centennial Park.
6. “BeltLine Kroger” to get ramp connection to Eastside Trail
The supermarket kissed its “Murder Kroger” nickname goodbye as a total renovation and the new ramp transformed the store.
7. Meet our 6th annual 20 Under 20 honorees
Our annual feature on students giving back to the community. Our 7th annual list posts on Jan. 1.
8. Tyler Perry to buy Fort McPherson site for $30 million
The movie mogul’s plan to transform the former Army base into a movie studio made national headlines.
9. Downtown Atlanta’s next transformative year
The openings of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, College Football Hall of Fame and Atlanta Streetcar made Downtown the “it” neighborhood for 2014.
10. Iconic Polaris restaurant to reopen June 10
Closed for a decade, the reopening of the blue-domed restaurant atop the Hyatt in Downtown had natives and newcomers alike excited.