Five Things Happening This Week
Chomp your way through Cabbagetown, land use and zoning and QT battle
TUESDAY: NPU-W, Land Use and Zoning Committee meets at Martha Brown United Methodist Church, 468 Moreland Ave. SE at 7 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: The Fulton County Board of Commissioners meets at 10 a.m. at 141 Pryor St.
THURSDAY: Residents of Ormewood Park are holding a "Come Oppose The Appeal at 731 Moreland Appeal" hearing at noon at the Board of Zoning Adjustment in the City Council Chambers at Atlanta City Hall at 55 Trinity Ave. The hearing concerns the controversial QuikTrip filling station and convenience store that QuikTrip Corp. wants to build at the intersection of Moreland and Ormewood avenues.
SATURDAY: Cabbagetown Chomp & Stomp starts at 11 a.m. at Kirkwood Avene SE & Tye Street SE. Honoring Cabbagetown's past as a little bit of country in the city, Chomp & Stomp features old-time music, a chili cook-off, live music and a 5K run. Cost is $5
The Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave. NE, hosts Wall Street Journal writer and author, Cameron McWhirter, who will discuss his latest publication, Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. The narrative chronicles the unprecedented wave of anti-black riots in the South, North and Midwest areas of the United States from April to November of 1919.