By Shannon Sanders
FEAL Board Officers: (L-R) Nancy Mullins-Secretary, Constance Franklin-President, Dennis Burleson-Treasurer, and Shannon Sanders-Vice President.
Photo by Elin Franklin
The Friends of the East Atlanta...
Thursday, February 10 2022
Call to order. Announcements (5 minutes): Voting rights (3 meetings, or $10 membership).
City/State/School/Other Elected Officials (5 minutes per):
Council Member Liliana Bakhtiari: Queried SAND membership...
GPNA (Grant Park Neighborhood Association). 3rd Tuesday of every month, 7:30pm-9:00pm. Check www.grantpark.org for details.
SAND (South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development). 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:30pm, Ormewood Church Fellowship Hall, corner of Woodland & Delaware Avenues.
EACA (East Atlanta Community Association). 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm. See www.eaca.net for details.
EABA (East Atlanta Business Association)...
By Amanda Leesburg
Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land (SE Trust), a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, acquires, conserves, and utilizes natural land for its mission of Conservation, Recreation and Community. SE Trust is proud to announce the creation and filing of a perpetual Conservation Easement for Tapestry Greenspace in...
Visitors enjoying last year's Illumine event
Photo courtesy of Historic Oakland Foundation
By Angie Wynne
March and April are filled with fun, family-friendly opportunities to experience spring at Oakland Cemetery.
Phoenix Flies, Atlanta Preservation Center’s annual celebration of historic sites, comes to Oakland on March 17 for an exciting “Geology in...
By Katie Kriner
East Atlanta Village (EAV) Farmers Market is a-springin' back up on Thursday, March 30, from 4:00pm-8:00pm. It will continue every Thursday 'til mid-November. All your favorite farmers and vendors are back, as well some new faces, live music, market chef with free samples, good vibes, all the...
By Atlanta Preservation Staff
Phoenix Flies 2023 celebrates 20 years that the Atlanta Preservation Center has brought together organizations and individuals from the community to demonstrate the value of Atlanta’s historic built environment. From museums to adaptive reuse projects, to neighborhood tours to public libraries, this year’s 90...
Call to Order / Start Meeting Recording 7:00pm. January 10, 2023, Meeting Minutes approved. January 2023 Treasurer Report approved.
Key January Events Recap – Chase Miller: About 30 people came to the MLK day of service to work at Branan Towers and two Neighbor in Need homes. We...
By Kate Champion, SAND president
SAND’s February 9 meeting was held in person with special guests, Council Members Liliana Bakhtiari and Jason Winston. You can find the questions asked and answered in the article below.
Several items of business were presented.
The Ormewood Park Makers Festival will be held Saturday,...
Call to Order–7:30pm.
2023 GPNA Goals: Website refresh - GPNA will finalize and implement the rebranded GPNA website. Sign toppers - GPNA will finalize neighborhood sign toppers project and implementation. Legacy neighbors outreach & support - GPNA will continue building on success from 2022. Community engagement -...
Photo by Elena Kaplan
Friends of the Madison Theater (left to right) include Stephanie Cherry-Farmer, Bill Gould, Jennifer Murray.
Photo by Jenny Murry
Stephanie Cherry-Farmer in front of the Madison Theater
By Jenny Murray
On February 11, the Madison Theater in East Atlanta was included in an “Historic Theaters Expedition”...
Photo by Patrick Cousins
Park Pride, EACA and community leaders gather at Brownwood Park for a walk-through in January 2023. Left to Right: Michael Halicki, Executive Director of Park Pride; Ellen Bruenderman, Director of Community Services at Park Pride; Chase Miller, EACA President; Justin Cutler, City of Atlanta...
By Nicholas Cappon
Today, the Atlanta City Council adopted 23-O-1074, authorizing a contribution of $2.8 million in district-specific funds to Park Pride, with $1 million directly to park improvements and upgrades in Council District 5.
“The health and vitality of a community can be measured by the growth and...
By Dee Dee Abbott
Imagine buying a house in Grant Park for $450 down with a monthly payment of $57. This real estate reverie was a real estate reality for James Rowland.
When James and his wife Lillian moved to Grant Park in 1965, there were only three other...