HADDAD LANDSCAPING, EST. 1974: A full service company guaranteeing Northside quality at neighborly rates. Services include computerized graphic design of your new landscape and professional installation of shrubs, trees, ground-covers and lawns. Lawn and landscape maintenance programs complement our services. Contact Bob Haddad at 404-622-2211.
HANDYMAN, YARDMAN, PAINTER, CARPENTER: Mow and trim, build decks, repair trim, sheetrock repair, paint interior or exterior, floor refinishing, install landscaping, pressure washing, heavy cleaning, general repair and more. Call Larry for an estimate at… Continue reading
By Fran Coleman
The East Atlanta Strut strives to promote the diversity of East Atlanta Village, its businesses, and the artists who reside in the area. The Strut is a one-day community festival held on the third Saturday of September each year. Proceeds from the event are awarded to East Atlanta nonprofit organizations who request funding via grant applications. The neighborhood event is organized and run solely by volunteers.
Now in its 14th year, this year’s event, on Saturday, September 17, will… Continue reading
By Carrie Whitney
For the ninth year, Atlanta’s historic neighborhood which houses the city’s oldest public park, will welcome thousands of visitors to the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28. With two large artist markets, two live music stages, plenty to eat and drink, and special areas for kids, what better way could there be to say good-bye to… Continue reading
By Jean Hallman
Bravo TV’s Tabatha’s Salon Takeover filmed an episode at Dance 411 Studios in July. The filming took place Tuesday, July 19, and was about encouraging teamwork for the featured salon in the takeover episode. Dance 411 provided a dance team and an instructor to teach moves to the salon owner and staff. The goal was to teach lessons about teamwork and being in sync with one another.
This hit TV show stars Tabatha Coffey, who travels the… Continue reading
By Anthony Chung
During the 2010-2011 school year, Wesley International Academy launched its pilot program for the standardized international Chinese proficiency test, Youth Chinese Test (YCT). In this program, 25 students from the third, fourth, and fifth grades were selected to participate in the Level One YCT, held at Kennesaw State University on May 14. Wesley International… Continue reading
By Henry Bryant
As I write articles and give tours about the history of East
Atlanta, I get asked how I get the information. A lot comes from research in libraries, online, and in the deed records room at DeKalb County Courthouse. In my 30 years in the neighborhood I have also gotten a lot of information by talking to and listening to neighbors who have been here much longer than I. One of those people was Mr. W. L.… Continue reading
By Jim Camp
On Saturday, August 27 at 8:00am, hundreds of runners will again assemble at the entrance to Zoo Atlanta on Cherokee Avenue for the Nineth Annual Adams Realtors Run for the Park benefitting the Grant Park Conservancy.
“Run, Drink, Support the Park” has become the unofficial rallying cry for this event, as all participants 21 and older have the opportunity to get a free draft beer at the conclusion of the race. Additionally, it serves as the kick-off… Continue reading
By Robert Whittington Titus
In the fall of 2012, voters may choose to make more than $7 billion available for investments in the Atlanta region’s transportation infrastructure. It is entirely possible that not one dime of that revenue will be expended in southeast Atlanta.
At the time this was written, three Transportation Investment Act (TIA) projects that might impact southeast Atlanta remained on the list of potential projects that might be funded through TIA process. These are the southeast Atlanta… Continue reading
By Stacey Martin
The Boulevard Heights Community would like to thank James Palmer for three years of service as president of the neighborhood organization. Palmer’s efforts have benefited residents of Boulevard Heights in numerous ways, and they look forward to his continued involvement on the Atlanta Public School issues that concern the neighborhood.
On July 18, the neighborhood elected Stacey Martin to serve a one-year term as president. Stacey has identified a few priorities for the neighborhood designed to increase… Continue reading