Skip to comments.'Tent city' growing in Midtown Atlanta
Posted on 05/02/2019 6:00:31 AM PDT by simpson96
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) A tent city is continuing to grow in Midtown Atlanta and one woman is trying to find a permanent solution to the problem.
Several transient people have put up tents along the 17th Street bridge and Northside Avenue in Midtown and it's becoming an eyesore.
Judy Byrd lives in a nearby neighborhood and she's gotten the attention of Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Hall.
"It's something that I wanted to make the county aware of and also wanted to see if any volunteers would participate in the community and it's just been amazing how much response I've gotten from the people that really want to help," Byrd told CBS46 News.
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Everything old is new again. In 1893, 2.5 million pounds of horse manure filled NYC streets per day. I'll bet the cities stank to high heaven. I can remember as a kid growing up in the late 1940s NYC, there were still some horse drawn vehicles about. City employees, using what looked like garbage cans on wheels made the rounds, but the "aroma lingered on".
Unless they bring those guys back, the hot summers are really gone to be fun there.
Frankly I don’t think Europeans’ skin can endure that sun (unless they are from the Mediterranean; the siesta came about because the mid-day sun there is intense as well).
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