While Atlanta has a storied past and rich history, there’s perhaps no better time to call the “ATL” home than right now. Celebrities from near and far are flocking to the capital of Georgia to live, work, eat, and play. But the question many fans are asking is, “Where are they living, working, eating, and playing?”
Meet the New Atlanta
While the actual city limits of Atlanta may only house approximately 450,000 inhabitants, the surrounding metropolitan area is home to a whopping 5.5 million people. That makes it the ninth largest metropolitan area in the country and affords Georgia’s capital city a number of valuable resources and economic opportunities.
Atlanta is taking advantage of this steady population growth and has become the unofficial celebrity capital of the south – especially in the African American community. “It seems like everything is happening here now,” says Dave Hollister, an R&B singer who frequents Atlanta. “It feels like New York used to feel with a little more nicety.” [Read more…] about Atlanta: The Celeb Capital of the South