Atlanta residents fight eviction

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this About 100 people, mostly from the Peoplestown neighborhood in South Atlanta rallied at City Hall on Dec. 16, protesting the attempt by the city to evict long time residents, Darden and Tanya Washinton and their family members.After the outside rally and press conference, the group marched into the Mayor Kiesha Bottoms’ office and took it over.  The mayor was in hiding and refused to meet with the community people. They remained in her office until midnight but intend to continue to force a meetinlast_img read more

Video: Mountain Biking in Richmond, Virginia

first_imgKayakers and climbers love Richmond, Virginia, for the urban whitewater fun of the James River and the unconventional brick routes of Manchester Wall. But in recent years the city has started to attract mountain bikers as well. With the construction of the Belle Isle Bike Skills Area and the development of trails throughout the park system, Richmond has welcomed the opportunity to open its doors for a new community.This video features two bikers on the trails of Pocahontas State Park, a key destination in the area and part of the Richmond Regional Ride Center. The Center, which works to restore mountain biking trails throughout the city, also plans to create 20 more miles of trail within the Park and eventually call Richmond home to over 70 miles of mountain biking terrain. These bikers explore a section of Pocahontas State Park that the RRRC is currently focused on.last_img read more