Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

3, 2, 1 ... wait, where did that bus come from? MARTA blocks Georgia Dome implosion video

The live video had been streaming for about 40 minutes. Then, just as 5,000 pounds of explosives was detonated to bring down the Georgia Dome, a MARTA bus rolled to a stop in front of the camera.

James Crugnale , an associated science editor at the Weather Channel, shared the cringe-worthy video on his Twitter account.

"Given the potential dangers of bringing down the largest structure of its kind... If this is the biggest story, we're really glad about that," Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Goldie Taylor told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Over on Twitter, Taylor "sincerely apologized" on MARTA's behalf for ruining the live shot.

3, 2, 1 ... wait, where did that bus come from? MARTA blocks Georgia Dome implosion video 11/20/17 [Last modified: Monday, November 20, 2017 4:55pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2018 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Clearwater City Council candidate Hoyt Hamilton: Experience is key for critical next term

    Elections

    CLEARWATER — By asking voters to elect him into office a fifth time, Hoyt Hamilton knows he's now considered part of the old-guard.

  2. Clearwater City Council candidate John Funk: City needs better planning

    Elections

    CLEARWATER — Voters may not be too familiar with the name John Funk.

  3. Inside American Stage's plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

    Stage

    ST. PETERSBURG

    An air compressor did most of the talking as the small crew stapled down flooring to the stage. A master carpenter kept unskilled but eager workers on track, telling them where to line up edges. An astringent smell of glue permeated the set of A Raisin in the Sun, opening Jan. 26 at American …

  4. After half a century, World Liquors sign may finally come down

    News

    ST. PETERSBURG — The demise of the distinctive sign has been rumored many times.

  5. Crystal Lagoon planners brace for chilly ribbon cutting today

    Real Estate

    WESLEY CHAPEL — Mother Nature seems to have a way of putting a chill on one of the hottest amenities in residential real estate development.