Rudolph and MARTA on a snowy morning, Woodruff Park, Downtown Atlanta.
Woodruff Park Holiday Tree
Happy Halloween!
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City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Resilience

Send your #ChristmasTree to the chipper, not the landfill, and receive a special prize of seedlings or seed packets! ♻️

Mark your calendars (Jan 6) for @Cityof...AtlantagGA annual #BringOnefortheChipper event at 4 locations around Atlanta including Live Thrive Atlanta (CHaRM) and The Home Depot.

Thanks to Atlanta City Public Works Department, Keep Atlanta Beautiful, Mayor Kasim Reed, Cartlanta, and all of the supporting partners who make this possible!

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FYI, in case you are heading Downtown for tonight's Peach Drop. The new location, at Woodruff Park, is just a few blocks from the Peachtree Center and Five Points MARTA stations. Tonight, as always, riding #MARTAisSmarta.

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Downtown Atlanta

We are so excited that Woodruff Park Downtown Atlanta and FlatironCity will play host to this year's Peach Drop!

As you make preparations to attend this event,... here is key information provided by the City of Atlanta Police Department:

Woodruff Park will be fenced off with access points at Auburn Avenue and Park Place, Edgewood Avenue and Park Place, Peachtree Street and Edgewood Avenue and Peachtree Street and Walton Street, according to police. The access points are set to open at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Entertainment will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Bags will be searched at the access points and only clear bags will be allowed in. No food or alcohol can be brought into the area, but items will be sold at the venue. Chairs, coolers, firearms, umbrellas, drones, pets, bicycles, hoverboards and skateboards are all prohibited.

Planned street closings include Peachtree Street and Ellis Street on the north and Peachtree Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. on the south. Atlanta police suggest event-goers take MARTA to the event or use rideshare services to reduce vehicular traffic.

(Photo credit: David Barnes/AJC)

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Save the date: Thursday, January 25!

Midtown Neighbors' Association

Join the MNA for our annual neighborhood meeting as we ring in our Golden Anniversary. That's right the Midtown Neighbor's Association is turnin...g 50 in 2018. It was in 1968 that residents of the Midtown lead by architect Henry Jova founded the Midtown Neighbor's Association. So Happy birthday Midtown!

When: Thursday Jan. 25th

Where: Park Tavern on 10th Street

Free Open Kids Skate: 5pm- 8pm

Music and Mingles: 6:30pm-9:00pm

Cocktails and Small Plates: 6:30pm- 8:00pm

Presentation: 8:00pm

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Atlanta City Council

The inauguration will take place Jan. 2, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College.

This New Year's Eve, the Peach Drop moves from Underground to the Woodruff Park area. Earlier today, technicians attached rigging before hoisting The Peach to the top of the Flatiron Building.

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Earlier today, technicians prepared The Peach for its ascent to the top of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street in Downtown Atlanta. From WABE, here's what you need to know about the Peach Drop on New Year's Eve:

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Thanks, 11Alive! What you need to know for this year's New Year's Eve Peach Drop in Downtown Atlanta.

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Here's who will help usher in 2018 in Atlanta! Tyrese Gibson, TLC and Jeezy will all perform at this year's Peach Drop.

Here's all you need to know about this year's event:

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Downtown Atlanta

A series of large-scale special events are coming to Downtown over the next few weeks. Subscribe to the Downtown Navigator to get weekly alerts about your commute options + impacts on travel:

District2Atlanta updated their cover photo.

#ThrowbackThursday April 2017 Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall speaks to political science majors at Georgia State University.

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District 2: Please note this change to solid waste pickup schedules the week of January 1, 2018.

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District 2: Please note that your City solid waste pick-ups will change this week, due to the Christmas holiday.

District2Atlanta updated their cover photo.

#ThrowbackThursday December 2014 Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall partners with Caring For Others to host holiday toy giveaway for low-income youth from District 2's Operation PEACE Inc. and Mental Fitness 21st Century Learning Inc. after-school programs.

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Inman Park's The Trolley Barn was all decked out for the holidays as the Inman Park | Atlanta, GA neighborhood association hosted its final monthly meeting of 2017 earlier this evening. The meeting included an update from the City's Renew Atlanta staff on upcoming transportation and mobility improvements for the area where Edgewood Avenue meets Euclid Avenue; Krog Street at Lake Avenue/Irwin Street; and the North Highland corridor from the bridge to Elizabeth Street. Members ...voted to support a lot consolidation at 957 Austin Avenue. And attendees heard a presentation about a prospective rezoning for a proposed mixed-use development at 320 North Highland Avenue/242 Copenhill Avenue. No votes were taken on the proposal. The Inman Park Neighborhood Association meets on the third Wednesday of the month, starting at 7:30 p.m., at The Trolley Barn. For complete minutes of the meeting and to learn more about the organization:

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Good news for new local and regional investments in transit.

“This is probably the single-biggest #investment in #transit the region’s made in a long time.” -Doug Hooker, on #ARC’s Transportation Improvement Plan, which awaits approval in 2018.

A new plan would spend hundreds of millions of dollars on new transit, road and bike path projects in metro Atlanta

Sounds like a great event for the new year!