Peachtree Corners Life LIVE

Peachtree Corners Life LIVE

The show aims to share the passions and interest of living in the City of Peachtree Corners, through lively interviews with elected officials, local authors and community personalities who lives and stories we’d like to share you. Included in that will be community issues and interests – like politics, city development plans, dining, entertainment, local sports and recreation and local achievements.

Episodes

July 29, 2022 46 min
This episode of Peachtree Corners Life includes information on several large rezonings that will be coming before the city council over the next 45 days, including the Forum changes, plus how citizens can be aware and stay engaged when it comes to rezonings and the SPLOST vote in November and what that means for the city in the coming years.

On this episode of Peachtree Corners Life, Rico is joined by City Councilmember Eric Christ...
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Fusus is the most widely used & trusted Real-Time Crime Center platform in U.S. Law Enforcement. How are they changing the game regarding public safety? Peachtree Corners Life host, Rico Figliolini, spoke with FUSUS CEO and Peachtree Corners resident Chris Lindenau. Along the way, they discuss the company's long-term vision when it comes to public safety, especially as it relates to public-private partnerships; how it will ...
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On this episode of Peachtree Corners Life, we have as our guest another fantastic artist to be featured at the Wesleyan Artist Market. Elizabeth Ables is an artist working primarily in pottery, but she is also a teacher to the young artists of Peachtree Corners. Rico and Elizabeth discuss the Market, Elizabeth’s history and inspiration, and the impact that art has on our lives.
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This episode talks about The Forum on Peachtree Parkway being sold to North American Properties, an upcoming rezoning request for multi-use along Peachtree Parkway, town center playground update, and more. Join your host Rico Figliolini and guest City Manager Brian Johnson on Prime Lunchtime with the City Manager.
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The Wesleyan Artist Market is back again for another year to celebrate incredible local artists. On this episode of Peachtree Corners Life, Rico Figliolini is joined by two young artists, Makenna Wazevich and EG Pickering. Today they’re here to share their artistic inspirations, aspirations, and presence at this year’s market.
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Siemens unveiled a new futureproof EV charging prototype designed and developed here in Peachtree Corners, their R&D hub eMobility, and North American Headquarters for Electric Products. Intuitive’s "Change in Conditions" request turns out to be for an assembly of products, not manufacturing. Plus, talk of “Silicon Orchard,” East Jones Bridge multi-use trailer project, a Chattahoochee pedestrian bridge, slowing down dri...
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City Councilman Alex Wright and Rico Figliolini talk about the Forum on Peachtree Parkway sale and what may happen there, the new playground at the Town Green, extending the Autonomous Vehicle route from Tech Park to the Town Center, and more.

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Alex’s Email: AWright@PeachtreeCornersGA.gov
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Analy Navarro, a Peachtree Corners resident, is a first-time author who was inspired by her daughter’s liver transplant journey. Navarro became her daughter’s living donor in 2018 and allowed this transformative experience to guide her into a new career as an author, an advocate for organ donation, and a leader in raising awareness and funds for Biliary Atresia.
She joins Rico Figliolini on the Peachtree Corners Life podcast to dis...
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Illegal "street takeovers" have happened at Peachtree Parkway, Spalding Drive, and Peachtree Corners Circle. How can a city address this? How will the new House, State and Congressional district lines impact Peachtree Corners? That and more discussed by Rico Figliolini and City Manager Brian Johnson.
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On this very special live-recorded episode of Peachtree Corners Life, Rico Figliolini is joined by Michael Corbin, Congressional Candidate for U.S. House Georgia District 7. Together they discuss why Michael is running, as well as his opinion on all of the important issues of today.
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Wesleyan School has been a huge facet in the community of Peachtree Corners for more than twenty years. On this episode of Peachtree Corners Life, Rico Figliolini is joined by Chris Cleveland, Head of School at Wesleyan, and Rob Binion, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Listen in, as they discuss the history of Wesleyan, how it became such an important part of Peachtree Corners, and the exciting future of this amazing school.
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On today’s episode of Prime Lunchtime with the City Manager, Brian Johnson and Rico sit down to discuss apartments and new developments going on in the city of Peachtree Corners. Topics include the conversion of an extended stay hotel to apartments, Special Service Districts, and new Amendments to Business District Uses.
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One of the big concerns of homeowners in Gwinnett County is the appearance of the Joro Spider. These spiders have been causing quite the stir on the Next Door app and among neighbors all across Peachtree Corners. Tim Daly, an expert from the UGA Gwinnett Extension Program, is Rico’s guest on today’s episode. He and Rico chat as Tim sheds some light on where these spiders came from and how to handle them.
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Fresh from giving a keynote speech at this year's Move America 2021 (Mobility Conference), we speak with City Manager Brian Johnson about the new AV shuttles in Technology Park - the first time TWO different autonomous vehicles will be operated in the same environment).) Plus, we talk about the ARPA grants that just launched and more city news.

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[00:00:30] - Intro
[00:02:01] - Autonomous Shuttles in Technology Park
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Lisamarie Bristol, a candidate for Gwinnett’s next Solicitor-General, wants to use her experience to create a safer, more compassionate community through effective early interventions that protect victims and help to set low-level offenders on the right path. Bristol and Rico Figliolini discuss her experience and plans were she to win the seat in 2022.
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Peachtree Corners and Curiosity Lab continues to draw attention nationally (with a recent visit by Secretary of Transporation Pete Buttigieg) and internationally (from France, the Swiss Consul General, and others.) Find out how this impacts our community, business, and where we go from here. With your host Rico Figliolini and City Manager Brian Johnson on Prime Lunchtime with the City Manager.
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Autumn Clark, a student at Greater Atlanta Christian School (GAC), is a gifted athlete who has worked tenaciously to develop her talents. More than a year ago, she suffered an injury that sidelined her for a while — but not for long. She powered through her rehab and had returned stronger and more determined than ever.

[00:00:30] - Opening
[00:01:40] - Autumn’s Background
[00:02:57] - A Huge Setback
[00:05:33] - Physical Therapy and Co...
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Cancer is never a diagnosis you want to hear. Debbie Mason, active resident of Peachtree Corners and wife of Mayor Mike Mason has faced ups and downs in her battle with this terrifying diagnosis. In this follow-up episode to the article in Peachtree Corners Magazine, Debbie and Mike share the story of their incredible journey.

[00:00:30] - Opening
[00:02:05] - Routine Testing
[00:05:21] - The Diagnosis
[00:07:51] - Treatment and Compli...
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What company just announced a $500 Million investment to build a medical campus in Peachtree Corners and add 1200 new jobs to the area? What 2 models of autonomous vehicles will make their debut in late August on Curiosity Lab's 5G enabled 3.0-mile test track? Plus trees, trees, trees. Some talk about Georgia Power and continued tree removal and trimming.

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[00:00:30] - Opening
[00:01:28] - Intuitive Surgical Coming to Pe...
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In this episode of Peachtree Corners Life, Rico talks with Councilmember Alex Wright about new programs coming from Curiosity Lab, economic advancements in the city, plus the October V2X Conference, the expansion of the Path to Fitness trail, and additional improvements to Town Center.

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[00:00:30] - Intro
[00:01:12] - Coming back to work after COVID
[00:06:38] - Government Work Post COVID
[00:10:20] - V2X Conference
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