We start with a conversation about transportation. Last week, local mayors and city leaders met to discuss transit and the I-285 expansion. Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul was at that meeting and tells us what he heard.
ByGPB News & Jeff Martin & Associated Press•Nov 20, 2017
They say what goes up must come down, and the Georgia Dome is no exception to the evolving landscape of Atlanta. On November 20, 2017, we said farewell to the Dome, a staple of Atlanta entertainment since 1992.
As an icon, the Georgia Dome stood commandingly on the Atlanta skyline. Host to the 1996 Summer Olympics, two Super Bowls and countless Atlanta Falcons home games, the imposing stadium was a fixture for roughly 2 1/2 decades, since its completion in 1992 at a cost of $214 million.
Now, it's little more than a massive heap of concrete, steel and fiberglass.
ByJeff Martin & Associated Press & GPB News•Nov 17, 2017
The Dome wasn't built in a day, but it will be demolished in a flash on Monday morning.
Courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons, GPB will have a live stream of the implosion beginning at 7:00 a.m., Monday, Nov. 20. We will also have an on-demand video of the demolition available shortly after the event in case you miss the live broadcast.
Check out gpb.org/dome for our complete coverage of the Georgia Dome demolition.
The Breakroom returns to discuss the upcoming implosion of the Georgia Dome and the indictment of Paul Manafort. We also talk about one school’s Civil War reenactment, why some of us are not getting enough sleep, and the allegations of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey. Joining us this week are Tomika DePriest, Ed Sohn, Simon Bloom, and London Brown.