ev.owa_The City of Atlanta is seeking bids from companies nationwide to manage and operate 2,500 paid parking spaces for a five-year term, with two one-year renewal options, according to a report at Atlanta Business Chronicle. The current contract with ParkAtlanta, long unpopular with businesses and residents, expires in September.

Atlanta City Council member Cleta Winslow has announced that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to a conviction in the case of Bridget Shiel, who was found naked and shot to death in Oakland City Park on May 31. According to a report by CBS46, Winslow is putting up $5,000, and the Atlanta Police Foundation is matching it.

Atlanta police have arrested Joshua Magnussen, 35, and charged with terroristic threats. Magnussen allegedly made threatening comments and left anti-gay, hate-filled messages at two East Atlanta Village bars over the weekend. Read more at Project Q.

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.