Things that don’t typically define a great neighborhood surround Bolton: a landfill to the north, a derelict strip mall to the east, a rail yard to the west, and a cemetery to the south. But it’s what’s inside that reveals the northwest Atlanta community’s core. A combination of older brick one-story abodes and newer suburban-style houses with white picket fences line the neighborhood’s forested streets. There aren’t many restaurants. But one former industrial park now contains a baseball practice center, martial arts facility, and gymnastics studio. Walk around the block and you’ll find Whetstone Creek Trail, an abandoned rail spur turned multi-purpose trail that winds near Bolton Academy, one of Atlanta’s most diverse elementary schools. — Max Blau
“This is real and the worst part of it — not unlike the Snowden incident, which I hope none of you have sympathy for him because we need to hang him on the courthouse square as soon as we get our hands on him — but just like we’re gonna lose American lives as a result of this breach."
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