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Share Some Green to Protect Some Green

By Michelle Rice Yellow Canopy Krewe Shirt Photo by Michelle Rice Donate to the EACA tree fund and join the EAV Canopy Krewe. Pre-order your Krewe shirt...

Oakland Cemetery Event to Highlight Maynard Jackson, Jr. and Sweet Auburn Connection

By Mary Fernandez Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual arts event, Illumine, takes place this year April 21-24 and April 28-May 1 at Oakland Cemetery. This year’s event...

Lime Celebrates Gen4 E-Bike Launch in Grant Park

By Jacob Tugendrajch Scenes from the Lime Gen4 E-Bike Launch Photos courtesy of Lime Lime celebrated its new Gen4 e-bikes launching in Atlanta with a demonstration in...

Friends of the East Atlanta Library Vote in a New Slate of Officers

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...

New Construction at Maynard Jackson High

By Lewis Cartee According to information obtained from Atlanta Public Schools (APS), as part of a district initiative to construct field houses at eight APS...

EACA Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Opening Remarks 7:00pm. February 8, Meeting Minutes approved without objection. Neighborhood Safety Zone 6 Representative Report – not in attendance. Safety Committee, Myron...

GPNA Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Call to Order–7:30 p.m. President’s Introduction: Confirmation of Lauren Watt as Secretary. Presentation of GPNA 2022 Steering Goals: Fundraising. Design Regulations,...

SAND Meeting Minutes

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...

Local Authors Honor a Tree in Grant Park

By Grant Park Conservancy Staff Friends of the Grant Park Conservancy John and Tina DeCotis have written a book, The Tree That Loved to Be Climbed,...

Southern Feedstore Breathes New Life into Classic EAV Watering Hole

By Guilherme Shakespeare Southern Feedstore, located at 1245 Glenwood Avenue in East Atlanta Village (EAV), has hit its stride. After a complete renovation of the old Graveyard...

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Strut Grant Applications: LIVE!

By Rebecca Kearns The East Atlanta Strut is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to showcase East Atlanta as a great place to live, work and play. They engage the community in a festive environment in the heart of East Atlanta where people come together to have a...

Bennett’s Market and Deli Relocates, Replaces Intown Healthy Hound

By Robert M. Sarwark Bennett’s Market and Deli, a Grant Park favorite since 2013, has relocated to the corner of Cherokee and Atlanta Avenues, at 891 Cherokee Avenue. Previously located on the east side of Grant Park, on Boulevard, Bennett’s now takes over the space occupied by Intown...

GPNA Mothball Returns with 1980s Prom Panache

By Robert M. Sarwark For the first time since 2018, the Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s (usually) annual fundraising gala, known fondly as the Mothball, took place on Friday, October 21st, at Upstairs Atlanta. Both 2020’s and 2021’s events were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The Mothball first began...

EAV-O-Ween Returns to the Business District

By Chelsea Sommers On Saturday October 29, East Atlanta celebrated Halloween with the beloved EAV-O-Ween event in the Village. As popular as ever, it attracted families and friends, of both the human and animal variety, dressed up in their creepiest, spookiest garb for trick-or-treating at participating businesses along...

Holiday Happenings at Oakland

By Angie Wynne The holidays are a great time to experience the charm and magic of Oakland. Whether you have guests coming in from out of town or just need to stretch your legs after too much turkey, the holiday season at Oakland has plenty of fun activities...

Give Thanks with the EAV Farmers Market 

By Carlen Ruth Hultgren The East Atlanta Village Farmer’s Market (EAVFM) is pleased to announce it will once again host the annual Giving Thanks Potluck for the season, Thursday November 17, 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Everyone is invited. Bring a dish, drink, or dessert, to share; bring friends, family,...

Protected in Perpetuity: Easement on the Marbut & Minor Building in EAV

By Ian Michael Rogers Easements Atlanta is the proud recipient of a preservation easement donation by Pellerin Real Estate for the circa 1911 Marbut and Minor Building/E.A. Minor Masonic Lodge at 514 Flat Shoals Avenue in East Atlanta.Easements Atlanta is excited to accept the donation, another in a...

CMG Neighborhood Renaming

By the CMG Renaming Committee Custer - McDonough - Guice (CMG) is a neighborhood in Southeast Atlanta at the southernmost edge of SAND, roughly bordered by Custer, Moreland, McDonough, and Welch streets. A committee to explore renaming the neighborhood formed in the summer of 2022, and with SAND...

Grant Park Needs You!

By Paul Simo, Chair of the GPNA Homes and History Committee Have you ever wondered why Grant Park is so inviting or why we have so many beautiful historic homes? It’s because of our neighborhood’s design regulations! What are design regulations? If you own a property in Grant Park...

Show Holiday Spirit… The Time Is Now!

By Henry Bryant East Atlanta’s Holiday Decoration Contest is already going on but the deadline to register for your house to compete is not until December 3. Everyone in East Atlanta (even if they are not a member of EACA) can register (or find out more information) by...

Southeast Atlanta Lady MOB to Hold Holiday Artists’ Market at Eventide Brewery

By Danielle Hanson On December 4, Southeast Atlanta Lady MOB will hold the sixth annual Holiday Market from 9:00:00am to 1:00pm. The market will feature more than 20 neighborhood-based, female-owned businesses selling handmade products and services.  Eventide Brewery will host the event. Artists and services include pottery, toys, jewelry,...

CALENDAR – December 2022

COMMUNITY MEETINGS via ZOOM: GPNA (Grant Park Neighborhood Association). 3rd Tuesday of every month, 7:30pm. Check www.grantpark.org for details. SAND (South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development). 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:30pm via ZOOM. Check www.sandatlanta.org for details. EACA (East Atlanta Community Association). 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm. Check www.eaca.net for details. EABA (East Atlanta Business...