Portman Holdings has filed plans with the city for a seven-story, 200-room hotel on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail in the Old Fourth Ward, according to a report from Curbed Atlanta. The wedge-shaped property at the corner of Irwin Street and Auburn Avenue and is adjacent to Studioplex.

Another dockless scooter company has entered Atlanta – Bolt. The bright yellow e-scooters debuted in May, but the company, backed by Olympian Usain Bolt, did not formally announce their arrival in Atlanta (with Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Arlington and Nashville also on the roll out list) nor did the company announce how many scooters it was deploying to Atlanta. Bolt joins Bird, Lime, Lyft and, most recently, Spin, competing for riders in the city.

Level3 Yoga owner Deaundra Audrey Cash

Level3 Yoga has opened in East Atlanta Village at 535 Gresham Ave. With boot camp, power yoga, and yin yoga classes, Level3 aims to offer a comprehensive fitness program, according to owner Deaundra Audrey Cash. For membership and schedule information, visit level3yoga.com.

Jahara Kelly has opened Adara, a boutique that offers fashionable and modest clothing for Muslim women, has opened in The Beacon in Grant Park, 1039 Grant St.

Code Ninjas, a learning center that teaches children ages 7 to 14 computer coding and problem solving skills while having fun building video games, is now open at 4691 S. Atlanta Road SE, Ste. 240. For more information, visit codeninjas.com.

TSW Planning, Architecture and Landscape Architecture has been honored for the work the Atlanta-based firm did in partnership with the City of Kingsport, TN to create a new master plan for the city. The Kingsport Master Plan won the 2019 Vernon Deines Award for an Outstanding Small Town or Rural Plan, which is given annually by the American Planning Association’s Small Town and Rural Planning Division.

GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, has launched in Atlanta. Homeowners can list their lawns with their service date and lawn care needs, then pros can then bid on their properties based on the Google street and aerial images and any other lawn details the homeowner provides. Homeowners can then select who they want to work with based on vendor’s ratings, reviews, and price. Visit yourgreenpal.com for more information.

WeWork has officially signed the lease for a new location in Atlanta at 881 Peachtree St. NE in Midtown. The collaborative working space will offer more than 680 desks for WeWork members this fall. For more information, visit wework.com.

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.