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It's the year 2008. Your mom just dropped you off at the local rollerskating rink to meet up with your friends and you shoo her away as make your way inside. The lights are dim and "Low" by Flo Rida is blaring. This could've been an every weekend thing for middle schoolers and this rollerskating rink in Atlanta will let you live like it's 12 years ago with their adults-only skate nights.
To Atlanta, Georgia, locals, the Cascade Skating rink is an institution that has welcomed roller skaters young and old to skate, socialize, play arcade games and enjoy an energetic, party atmosphere – complete with music played by a live DJ – for more than 20 years. Its fame is such that Cascade's walls are plastered with photos of past celebrity guests. Visitors to Atlanta might be familiar with Cascade from the movie "ATL," a 2006 hit filmed largely at the roller rink. Cascade Skating is open five nights a week and hosts a variety of family (all ages), teen (13 to 17) and adult (18-plus) sessions, so be sure to check the current schedule before planning an evening out at the rink. (Source: traveltips.usatoday.com)
Cascade Fun Center in Atlanta, Georgia is a fun atmosphere for all ages. Sunday nights are reserved just for adults so you can really get your skate on without having to worry about rolling over any kids. (Source:www.narcity.com tCascade Skating is at 3335 Martin Luther King Drive Southwest, in Atlanta's Oakcliff neighborhood. It's just west of I-285 and 8 miles west of downtown Atlanta. From downtown, it takes approximately 15 minutes to drive to Cascade via I-20. (Source:raveltips.usatoday.com)))
In early 1864, as the prospect of invasion by the Union army became real, defensive works were built that encircled Atlanta a mile and a half or so from the city center. As the Confederate army was pushed steadily before General Sherman's army in the spring of 1864, there were frantic attempts to extend the fortifications, including one line built southwest of the city along the Sandtown Road. After the Confederate defeat at Kennesaw Mountain, the Union army's crossing of the Chattahoochee River in early July was followed by three awful battles fought later that month: the Battle of Peachtree Creek, north of the city, the so-called Battle of Atlanta on the east, and the Battle of Ezra Church on the west on July 27. During August, as Union artillery laid siege to the city, there were skirmishes all around the southwest side of the city as Sherman attempted to complete his encirclement of the city. On August 4–7, the Union and Confederate armies met at the Battle of Utoy Creek, fought in and around what is now the Cascade Nature Preserve. Union losses were put at 850, and the Confederate line held with a loss of only 35 killed, wounded, or missing. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)
a business practice in which real estate agents would profit from the racial fears of white residents while changing the racial makeup of a white residential area. When African-Americans moved into a neighborhood, many whites believed that property values would automatically plunge, which was a self-fulfilling prophecy as so many homes went on the market at the same time as whites fled first West End and then Cascade Heights, Adams Park, and most of the rest of southwest Atlanta. Real estate agents stirred up racial tension and benefited from the commissions they earned when fearful homeowners sold their properties, often at a loss, in order to escape the area. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)
By the late 1960s the Cascade Heights neighborhood was predominantly African-American but, in spite of the fears of some whites, little had changed in Cascade except the color of the residents. In the 1970s, the area became home to many of the movers and shakers in the city's African American community and it remains so today. It is, in many ways, a mirror of the much-vaunted white neighborhoods in northwest Atlanta, with notable celebrities in residence, several gated communities, and flanked by two golf courses. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)