Georgia Trend - June 2011

GreenRoom: June 2011

As the state’s wish list for T-SPLOST transportation projects to be tackled by a penny sales tax by district – if voters approve in 2012 – begins to emerge, we are seeing the early signs of regional thinking. Specifically, Metro…

Political Notes: June 2011

Top Cop Honor: Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan is the 2011 recipient of the Weltner Freedom of Information Award given by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation. The award, named for the late Charles L. Weltner, a former Georgia…

Neely Young: Clothes And Manners

It’s been a long time since I thought of the old “Dress for Success” trend that was so popular in the 1970s. But I have enjoyed reading several recent books on this subject, one given to me by my newfound…

Man Of Action

Barely a year into his first term as mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed is redefining the job, working with state lawmakers and officials to help close the gap between the two Georgias.   Reed, who served 11 years in the…

2011 Power Women

Mary Moore Founder and CEO The Cook’s Warehouse A Cook’s Warehouse now occupies the Ansley Mall space that once housed a Piccadilly. That just about encapsulates Atlanta’s culinary evolution.   Where Atlantans once lined up for cafeteria fare, the gourmet…

Art Of The Meal: Dude, Where’s My DeLorean?

Local Three Kitchen & Bar 3290 Northside Parkway, Atlanta 404.968.2700 www.localthree.com Parking: Validated self-parking in nearby garage. Reservations: Recommended. Dress code: Anything The Dude would wear. My car is a time machine. It’s not the gull-winged DeLorean from Back to…