Send your #ChristmasTree to the chipper, not the landfill, and receive a special prize of seedlings or seed packets! ♻️
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.
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)
Save the date: Thursday, January 25!
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
Peachy view from City of Atlanta’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative offices, FlatironCity in Downtown Atlanta.
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: https://www.wabe.org/atlantas-2018-peach-drop-need-know/
#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.
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: www.InmanPark.org
Good news for new local and regional investments in transit.
Sounds like a great event for the new year!