Piedmont digs deep for answers

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What ails Piedmont Park is a lack of water. That’s meant banning large-scale events (think the Atlanta Pride Festival) and organized sports (think the National Flag Football League of Atlanta and the Hotlana Soccer Association).

Caretakers of the city’s crown jewel, the Piedmont Park Conservancy, say they’ve got the answer. Dig and dig deep. As in wells to pull water out of the ground, dump it in Lake Clara Meer and spray it on anything still living in the park.

The conservancy earlier this week got the final OK it needed to start digging. Unfortunately, the conservancy and the city continue to refuse to say if this means the park will be retuned to the people who want to use it for their activities and gatherings.

Just as a reminder: While you still can’t play flag football at Piedmont or celebrate your gayness with thousands of others each June, you can now pack a pistol.


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