The year is 2016, and it proved to be a big one for Atlanta.
In May, it was announced that Atlanta had been chosen to host the 2019 Super Bowl at the brand new Mercedes Benz Stadium. The Atlanta Braves played their final game at Turner Field. FX’s comedy-drama series “Atlanta,” created by Atlanta’s own Donald Glover, debuted, receiving critical acclaim. Prince performed his final show at Fox Theatre.
Nationally, Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” topped the charts, Leo finally won his first Oscar for Best Actor in “The Revenant,” and the United States women’s gymnastics team took Rio by storm.