Courtesy Emory University
Courtesy Emory University

Atlanta Loop reports that Emory University is pursuing annexation into the City of Atlanta. The college is using the petition method, which would not require approval by the state legislature or voters.

The Atlanta Streetcar will have a free ride day on Tuesday, Aug. 30. If you haven’t ridden the streetcar through Downtown yet or want to ride it again for free, here’s your chance. More information at

The Jimmy Buffett themed restaurant, Margaritaville, may be headed for Downtown, according to SaportaReport. There’s still design and permitting to get through before Parrot Heads can feast on shrimp, sponge cake and shakers of salt (hopefully not lost) at Centennial Olympic Park.

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.