0:00: Rose speaks with meteorologist Bryan Lynn from the National Weather Service to get a forecast of the week’s weather.
2:13: On a recent Friday afternoon the Closer Look went out to the Oakland City neighborhood, where the Atlanta Land Trust is working to create a development of affordable housing. We sat down for a conversation inside of Shifting Energy Eclectic Collectibles and Interiors, formerly the Oakland City flea, owned by Stefaniyemiya Ingram to learn more about the organization’s work. Amanda Rhein, Executive Director for the Atlanta Land Trust and Chris Norman, chairman of the Board of Directors explain how they plan to use a 1.8-acre site near the BeltLine Westside Trail to create affordable housing options for decades to come.
(L to R) Amanda Rhein, Executive Director Atlanta Land Trust, Stefaniyemiya Ingram owner of Shifting Energy Eclectic Collectibles and Interiors, and Chris Norman, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Land Trust. (Photo credit: Candace Wheeler)
Amanda Rhein, Executive Director Atlanta Land Trust and Chris Norman, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Land Trust stand in front of property the organization has acquired in the Oakland City neighborhood. (Photo credit: Candace Wheeler)
The Atlanta Land Trust will develop this approximately 1.8-acre site near the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail and MARTA’s Oakland City Station. The site will be used to create affordable housing options in the community. (Photo credit: Candace Wheeler)
37:49: Actress, model, author, entrepreneur and LGBT advocate Amiyah Scott joins Closer Look to talk about her new book, “Memoirs of a Mermaid.” Scott, who is well-known for her role as Cotton Brown on the FOX television series Star, shares her journey and what she believes Hollywood still has to learn about casting transgender actresses.
Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.
Correction: This post has been updated to correct the spelling of Stefaniyemiya Ingram’s name.