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GPCP Student Art in Our Community

By Natalie Rosbottom Big thanks to Maynard Jackson High School (MJHS) Garden Club for helping Grant Park Cooperative Preschool (GPCP) install the “Peace Prevail” peace pole in the rooftop garden at MJHS on April 11. This is one of three peace poles created by the children from the Swans class […]

Bricks knocked out in the north corner of the portico. Photo by Nancy Leighton.
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Old Oak Fallen at CVS

By Nancy Leighton Tree lovers in southeast Atlanta have lost another beautiful old oak tree to the weather. The tree located at 520 Boulevard in front of the CVS Pharmacy started life when new houses were first built in Grant Park. The tree was about 125 years old and was […]

One of the homes featured on this year’s tour.  Photo by Josh Vick
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Grant Park’s Annual Tour of Homes

By Christina Mobley The Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s (GPNA) 43rd annual Grant Park Spring Tour of Homes returns May 20 and 21 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm each day. This year’s tour will offer a peek inside seven homes and three gardens across the neighborhood, as well as The Social Goat […]

The Frontlines Battle of Atlanta Tour covers history before and after the historic battle. Here a new apartment building allows residents to live on civil war era frontlines in the East Atlanta Village. New resident may not even realized that they are living with American History. Photo by Courtney Bryant.
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BATL Announces Late Spring, Summer Programs

By Henry Bryant The Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Organization keeps it coming, announcing upcoming programs starting in April – some of them free of charge. On May 13 at 2:00pm, BATL will offer its most popular tour, especially for residents of NPU-W. The BATL Frontlines Tour is a walking tour […]

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East Atlanta Day a Success for Neighbors

By Carlen Hultgren  A big “thank you” is extended to everyone who came out to support Neighbor in Need (NIN) at The Midway Pub with the awesome Poker with Purpose (subject matter experts) dealing the cards. There were 22 happy participants, and the fantastic volunteers Shannon Carney and Dawn Rivera […]

Volunteers Karen Hennessey Grimm, Nancy Hennessey, and Michelle Rice rest on a pile of tires after a successful Roundup. Photo by Nancy Hennessey.
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Tire Roundup Returns for Earth Day 2017

By Carlen Hultgren The Tire Roundup, one of the many successful volunteer programs in our East Atlanta neighborhoods, returns this year on Saturday, April 15. Once a year, in honor of Earth Day, neighbors can drop off, or volunteers will pick up, old tires and take them to CHaRM, located […]

Opening Day of EAV Farmres Market. Photo: Jenna Shea Mobley
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EAV Farmers Market Opens for 12th Season

By Carlen Hultgren Join your friends and neighbors on April 13, for this year’s opening day of the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market (EAVFM). To kick off the season, Council Member Natalyn Archibong will offer an opening proclamation, speaking to the EAVFM being a cornerstone of increasing food access through […]