Georgia Trend - September 2011

Art Of The Meal: Food Truck Thursdays

Oh, these darn kids of today. Always starting something! If it’s not vegan barbecue, it’s a gourmet popsicle. Hearing about the latest trend – food trucks – my initial reaction was to shake my cane and shout, “Get your dang…

Economy: Town And Gown In Tandem

Georgia’s Intellectual Capital Partnership Program (ICAPP) sponsors an annual study that estimates the economic impact of college- or university-related spending. The statewide economic impact of the University System of Georgia’s 35 institutions in fiscal year 2010 was $12.6 billion in…

Georgia View: The Not-So-Friendly Skies

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is arguably Georgia’s largest economic engine, in addition to its perennial status as the world’s busiest airport. One might think a majority of Georgia communities would covet such an asset enriching their job base and tax…

Gwinnett County: International Growth Spurt

A motorist leaving I-85 North at exit 99 in Gwinnett County and driving east on Jimmy Carter Boulevard will pass strip malls and commercial properties before reaching Rockbridge Road, where neighborhoods of ranch style and split-level homes appear, the remnants…