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Selig Plans Billion-Dollar Project On Upper Westside

Aug 11, 2017
Courtesy of Atlanta Business Chronicle

Selig Enterprises Inc. is planning a massive mixed-use project along Chattahoochee Avenue where the city’s gritty industrial past is making way for trendy restaurants, new housing and loft offices.

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Known as “The Works at Chattahoochee,” this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle reports the project will represent a billion-dollar investment over the next decade and could mark the largest development of its kind for the area since Atlantic Station.

Chuck Burton / Associated Press

Krispy Kreme is going dark ahead of the solar eclipse set to cast a shadow across part of the U.S. later this month.

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The doughnut chain is giving its signature glazed treats a chocolate sheen for the first time ever in honor of the Aug. 21 eclipse, where the moon will pass in front of the sun.

Courtesy of Atlanta Business Chronicle

At more than $1.5 billion, Mercedes-Benz Stadium gives the Atlanta Falcons a world-class stage as they try to get back to the Super Bowl. But, the project could also become one of the city’s most sought-after private event spaces, boosting Atlanta’s already robust convention and meetings business to another level.

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From Hair To Clothing, Atlanta’s Black Teen-Run Businesses Make An Impact

Jul 31, 2017
From Video by Vox Media Cafe

Black teenagers are often seen on Instagram fighting, selling drugs and doing everything but creating a future for themselves. They are the ones who usually get all the attention, and this makes it look like black teens are ruining the future for the rest of the community.

However, there are teenagers who are setting positive examples who often get overlooked.

David Duprey / Associated Press

Online retailing in the U.S. propelled higher second-quarter profit at UPS above Wall Street expectations.

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As the peak December shipping season approaches, UPS is standing by its forecast for full-year earnings.

Shares fell 54 cents to $111.75 shortly before the opening bell Thursday.

Second-quarter net income rose to $1.38 billion, or $1.58 per share. That beat the consensus forecast of $1.46 per share from analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research.