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GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
We wish you all happy holidays and hope to see you for the last meeting of 2018!   more  

Changing of street name from Confederate to United
Just sharing a few of the photos of street signs changed from Confederate to United Ave! Please note, the street name change isn't official until Martin Luther King Jr Day. Big thank you to Carla Smith for making this happen!   more  

Give back to Grant Park for the Holiday Season
GPNA has already attracted growing businesses and friendly neighbors, but we need your help to continue making Grant Park even better! Please give to Grant Park Neighborhood Association this holiday season to ensure our community thrives for future generations. Your tax deductible donation today will go back to our community and make Grant Park even better and help us support you!   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, November 20, 2018
There is much to discuss in this month's meeting regarding the development on 375 Grant Circle, so please try to arrive early since the meeting will promptly begin at 7:30pm! Nominations for GPNA Officers and Chairs will end on 11/20, so nominations will be accepted until that meeting. Please review the Committee Chair Election Process and Procedures and the current list of candidates. We hope to see you there!   more  

Only 9 days away!

Now that Halloween is over, wash the candy corn off that costume for Mothball and come out to dance with your friends & neighbors!  DJs Fernando Fernandez and George Greenlee will be spinning the tunes next Saturday, November 17th (just over a week away!) from 8pm to 1am at Pin and Proper.


The early bird special will end at midnight next Friday, so get your tickets today at gpna.org/mothball!  

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Mothball Costume Party is right around the corner!   more  

Double, Double, Toil and Beer Bubble!
Join your neighbors for a little friendly Eventide competition to start the Halloween festivities. Eventide is hosting a scavenger hunt to find lanterns all around Grant Park. This time we've teamed up with neighborhood establishments to guide you through the history, the beers, the food, and the friends of the place you call home   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, October 16, 2018   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda and 2019 Elections
Agenda for Tuesday's meeting will be posted in time for next Tuesday's meeting. In the meantime, you can see previous agendas here. There is a lot happening - the MothBall, the Haunted Hunt, the Halloween Lantern parade, and steering committee nominations for 2019!   more  

Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park Visioning: Presentation of Final Design
Park Pride and the Grant Park Conservancy invite you to participate, share your thoughts, and help develop concepts for the park through Park Pride’s Park Visioning process. Your opinion is critical to the success of this much-loved and valued greenspace. Join Park Pride for the presentation of the final historic SE quadrant of Grant Park conceptual design at The Circus School on Saturday, September 22 from 9 – 10 a.m.   more  

BeltLine Rail needs your vote - please sign NOW!
Alright Atlanta, let's see what our combined powers can do! If everyone reading this post gets two more people to sign the petition, we would reach our goal and deliver over 10,000 signatures. Let's finish strong, so get out there and make it happen! ??  beltlinerailnow.com/petition   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, September 18, 2018   more  

Beltline Rail Now!
6,224 have signed. Let’s get to 7,500 by sharing the petition! The time to build rail on the BeltLine is NOW! #BeltlineRailNow #TwoThirdsNotServed   more  

The GPC Summer Shade Festival is this weekend!
The Grant Park Conservancy's 16th Annual Summer Shade Festival is this weekend! 5K Run for the Park, food trucks, craft beer, an entertaining Kids Zone and a music line up make this one of the best annual festivals in Atlanta!   more  

Gravel > Connect-the-dots transportation planning will not work
"Let’s build the entire Atlanta Beltline – a clear concept with a long history of broad, inclusive objectives that are critical to achieving that vision." #BeltlineRailNow #TwoThirdsNotServed   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2018, July   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, August 21, 2018   more  

Help Us Support the Full Beltline Loop in its own right of way
Grant Park and other Atlanta residents,
We are asking you today to advocate for prioritization of the Full Beltline Loop LRT (Light Rail Transit) bidirectionally, in its own right of way.   more  

Complete this form to submit a Letter to Support the Full Beltline Loop in its own right of way   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2018, June   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, July 17, 2018   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, June 19, 2018   more  

Ijunanya (Nanya) Dickey McClure tragedy
Our neighbor Nanya collapsed at her child's talent show on May 25, 2018. She passed away on June 2, 2018, after donating her organs. Her 2 youngest children are with her family. In the weeks and months to come, ther family will need support (both emotional and financial) as they mourn, grieve, and help raise Morgan Wyatt and Lathan. If you are able to donate, any amount is appreciated. Please keep Nanya and her entire family in your thoughts and prayers. Sharon Dickey, Nanya's mother, is watching her children and handling matters so is set up as the beneficiary of this Go Fund Me.   more  

YOUR Input Matters in the Grant Park Vision Plan
Do you live near or regularly use Grant Park? Are you concerned about the future of the Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park? Do you have ideas for how this part of Grant Park could be enhanced and preserved for future Atlantans to love and enjoy? If so, we need to hear your voice!   more  

Sign up to host a home and get free admission to the tour!
We still need some more volunteers to host for the fabulous tour we have planned for the weekend.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, May 15, 2018   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2018, April 17
These were approved in the May meeting.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, April 17, 2018   more  

March: Neighborhood Planning Unit W (NPU-W)
The City of Atlanta is divided into twenty-five Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs), which are citizen advisory councils that make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on zoning, land use, special events and other planning issues.   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2018, March 20   more  

Security Patrol Updates for Winter 2017-2018
Grant Park Security Patrol is a nonprofit corporation(IRS 501C4), which hires off-duty City of Atlanta police officers to patrol the streets of our neighborhood, to supplement the regular patrols of APD. Although "off-duty," these police officers still retain full policing powers, allowing them to stop and question suspicious persons, ask for IDs, and check for prior arrests and outstanding warrants. Patrol schedules are constantly updated to address the crime patterns the neighborhood experiences.   more  

2018-03 NPU-W agenda   more  

Additional Sponsors
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GPNA Survey - Possible 800 Glenwood Rezoning
We would appreciate your time, insight and consideration on this important topic by taking this survey. Please pass on to other neighbors as well.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
See GPNA agenda for links to past meeting minutes and NPU-W meeting updates.   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2018, February 20   more  

Homes on Tour 2018

2018 Tour of Homes
Come one come all to the Tour of homes today from 12-5. For those of you that didn't finish yesterday there are 5 more hours of trolley rides, beautiful homes, fabulous neighbors ... and more Eventide!   more  

800 Glenwood | Listening Sessions | Official Position
3/20 UPDATE: There were two meetings (3/13 & 3/15) regarding 800 Glenwood. GPNA LUZ Chair, Rick Hudson, will provide an update at the 3/20 GPNA meeting and provide a written summary for the website. In short, Fuqua Development will seek all options for affordable senior housing.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, February 20, 2018
There's much to discuss this month, so we hope to see you there.   more  

800 Glenwood – 2/13/18 Neighborhood Listening Session Update (draft)
These are meeting notes from the meeting regarding re-zoning the Senior Housing Parcel. Thank you for all who attended!   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2018, January 18
These are to be reviewed and approved at the March meeting on 3/20.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Happy New Year to all. Please come and join us for our first meeting of the year!   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2017, December 19
These minutes were approved at the January monthly meeting.   more  

Amazon Smile. You shop. We give.
Amazon addict holiday shoppers - register with Grant Park Neighborhood Association to keep the donations from Amazon to GPNA coming! We'll continue to share the funds raised among neighborhood schools and non-profits.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, December 19, 2017
It's our last meeting of the year, so I hope many of you can join us to hear about our 2017 accomplishments and also our year end donations to the neighborhood. Get involved! It's your neighborhood too!   more  


It's our last meeting of the year, so I hope many of you can join us to hear about our 2017 accomplishments and also our year end donations to the neighborhood. Get involved! It's your neighborhood too!   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Greetings all GP neighbors. This month is committee and chair election month for GPNA. We strongly encourage all GPNA members to show up at 7:00 PM the night of the meeting to check in and get your ballot, election procedure instructions, and other pertinent neighborhood information. We are expecting a large crowd. The monthly meeting will start promptly at 7:30 PM and proceed into the election process shortly thereafter.   more  

GPNA Committee Chair Election Process and Procedures   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2017, October 17   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of every month, and we hope to see you this week.   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2017, September 19   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2017, August 15   more  

Statement from City Council Member Carla Smith Regarding Pedestrian Safety Fixes
September 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Statement from City Council Member Carla Smith Regarding Pedestrian Safety Fixes in Grant Park   more  

Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP)
Grant Park Security Patrol is a nonprofit corporation(IRS 501C4), which hires off-duty City of Atlanta police officers to patrol the streets of our neighborhood, to supplement the regular patrols of APD. Although "off-duty," these police officers still retain full policing powers, allowing them to stop and question suspicious persons, ask for IDs, and check for prior arrests and outstanding warrants. Patrol schedules are constantly updated to address the crime patterns the neighborhood experiences.   more  

Atlanta’s Memorial Drive Greenway finalized concept has been unveiled

Land Use and Zoning Meeting tonight
Lots of big items in the agenda tonight, we hope to see you there!   more  

Final Concept Plan for Memorial Drive Greenway
Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning process, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The final concept plan for Memorial Drive Greenway was presented at a public meeting on February 28th. Friends of Memorial Drive Greenway (MDG) and Park Pride THANK YOU for your effort and input to the plan over the preceding ten months!   more  

Tax Appeal Information
If you are a property owner in Fulton or DeKalb County, you should have recently received the Annual Notice of Assessment from your county's Assessors Office. In many cases your "Current Year Fair Market Value" is substantially higher than the 2016 value. If you want to challenge the new valuation, we can advise and help you through the process.   more  

Grant Park Victorian tour home showcases ‘soft masculine’ style
The Folk Victorian home was built in the early 1900s in Grant Park, which is holding its 43rd Annual Grant Park Spring Tour of Homes on May 20 and 21. The residence, which has been renovated over the years, now has 3,200 square feet, three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.   more  

Ormond-Grant Park Update
Work is currently underway at Ormond-Grant Park to add a new entrance point to the park and install an interactive rain garden to better manage storm water. These improvements are made possible by a generous Legacy Grant from Park Pride and build upon work completed last year by the City of Atlanta to replace aging playground equipment. Ormond-Grant Park remains open throughout the renovation.   more  

TREETOP TRAIL OPENS WITH A CEREMONIAL ZIP -- Footage and photos included
NOW OPEN: TREETOP TRAIL PRESENTED BY KAISER PERMANENTE
The Zoo Atlanta experience climbs to new heights with the grand opening of an all-new aerial playground   more  

Oakland Alive - Cemetery Master Plan
The Historic Oakland Cemetery Master Plan Survey is online now and they would appreciate your input. As Oakland Cemetery remains an ever-popular tourist destination and as more people begin moving in and around Memorial Drive, the cemetery's master plan has to evolve. This update to the master Plan is not a complete makeover; rather it represents an opportunity to clarify the vision of Historic Oakland Foundation and establish an environment for a future capital campaign. This plan will help the Foundation manage change and better position the cemetery for long-term sustainability. We hope that you will join us.   more  

Oakland Alive - Cemetery Master Plan
The Historic Oakland Cemetery Master Plan Survey is online now and they would appreciate your input. As Oakland Cemetery remains an ever-popular tourist destination and as more people begin moving in and around Memorial Drive, the cemetery's master plan has to evolve. This update to the master Plan is not a complete makeover; rather it represents an opportunity to clarify the vision of Historic Oakland Foundation and establish an environment for a future capital campaign. This plan will help the Foundation manage change and better position the cemetery for long-term sustainability. We hope that you will join us.   more  

Oakland Alive - Cemetery Master Plan
The Historic Oakland Cemetery Master Plan Survey is online now and they would appreciate your input. As Oakland Cemetery remains an ever-popular tourist destination and as more people begin moving in and around Memorial Drive, the cemetery's master plan has to evolve. This update to the master Plan is not a complete makeover; rather it represents an opportunity to clarify the vision of Historic Oakland Foundation and establish an environment for a future capital campaign. This plan will help the Foundation manage change and better position the cemetery for long-term sustainability. We hope that you will join us.   more  

GPNA 2016 Giving Report
Thank you to all the businesses who sponsored our events this year! Thank you to everyone who supported our events by purchasing tickets or volunteering your time! Because of you GPNA was able to give more back to the neighborhood than ever before!   more  

2016 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes
GRANT PARK WELCOMES YOU TO THE THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES! Don’t miss one of Atlanta’s best and most eclectic holiday home tours! Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, 6:00 – 10:00 PM   more  

Give on November 17
Meet the Jones family. They dream big.
Won't you help homeless families like theirs keep dreaming by making a gift to Nicholas House today? We are calling on our community of support-- that means you-- to help us raise $10,000 by midnight on November 17, Georgia Gives Day!   more  

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Erskine Fountain | July 16 | 5K & Storytelling
Join the Erskine Fountain Fund for two fun events that will assist in their efforts to restore the fountain! Get some exercise with a 5K and then relax with some great storytelling from Southern Order of Storytellers.   more  

Timor Python Found!
Great news! The Timor python which escaped an outdoor enclosure in the Zoo’s behind-the-scenes Conservation Breeding Center on July 9, 2016, has been found by Zoo Atlanta staff on Zoo property and safely returned to its home.   more  

Revised Imagine Turner Field Website
This is a good place to stay informed and give feedback. This page is about the redevelopment of Turner Field from the Georgia State University, Carter, Oakwood Development, and Healey Weatherholtz Team.   more  

Our Neighbors in Peoplestown
We are so fortunate to have caring neighbors among our community and in Grant Park.  Ultimately, we know that our communities need to work together, cohesively, on a comprehensive plan. The Peoplestown Neighborhood Association's responsibility is to be the voice of our Peoplestown residents and neighbors in this process.   more  

Zoo Atlanta Trumpets $41 Million Raised for ‘A Grand New View: Elephants, Events and Expansion’
$2 million from the Thalia N. Carlos & Chris M. Carlos Foundation seals victory in advance of campaign deadline   more  

Kroger Job Fair | Maynard Jackson High School | May 21

DriButts
Michael Wahl and his wife, Starla, are launching the “#StopTheCrap Movement” to highlight a deadly but often ignored global danger to daily health and hygiene – the indiscriminate spread of untreated fecal matter from naked babies who simply crawl around. Their tour of 10 states comes to Grant Park May 2.   more  

Boil water advisory lifted for almost all areas
The boil water advisory has since been lifted for all areas except the 745 block of Memorial Drive.   more  

Boil water advisory issued includes Grant Park
ATLANTA -- Atlanta officials have issued a boil water advisory for a large section of Atlanta after a power outage knocked two pumping stations offline on Saturday causing a widespread water outage.
http://www.11alive.com/news/health/boil-water-advisory-issued-for-portion-of-fulton-co/162538484   more  

Boil water advisory issued includes Grant Park
Although the articles don't specify Grant Park, the city's map does! Please be advised, and sign up for the Atlanta Emergency Alert System to be kept up to date on this and other city emergencies.   more  

Grant Park - GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, May 19, 2016
We hope you can join us tonight.

Grant Park To Get Entertainment District
Large-scale adaptive reuse announced for Grant Street! Philippe Pellerin, a developer who is active in several projects in Grant Park and the surrounding area, has announced his next development to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.   more  

UPDATE: 1040 Grant to Feature 6 Tenant Spaces, Has 1st Tenant
The Nest Nursery School is the first known tenant of the Grant Park warehouse conversion project.   more  

Haunted Dojo - Saturday, Oct 24
Doors Open 6:30pm to 9pm
$5 per Guest, $1 Return Visit
Geared towards 1st through 7th Graders   more  

Laura Goddard Style Moving From Buckhead to Grant Park   more  

A New Grant Park Real Estate Map
Virgent Realty, a technology-driven real estate agency here in Atlanta, has put together an awesome real estate map for GP. Not only can you see photos and information about the active listings, but there's also real-time data on price per square foot and days on market for recently closed homes of all sizes. Check it out and pass it along to your neighbors! If you have any questions or ideas on what other real estate data you'd like to see, just email hello@virgentrealty.com   more  

Heavy Parking Demand This Weekend   more  

Game Show Casting Call | Knock Knock Live
The game show Knock Knock Live is currently looking in Atlanta for fun neighborhoods where neighbors can play fun games and win big prizes all without leaving the neighborhood!   more  

Grant Park Security Patrol Membership Drive
From our schools, to our active neighborhood association, to our awesome parents network, and of course our beautiful park this neighborhood is a great place to live because so many of us choose to help make it that way. Safety plays a huge role in this. Please help make our community a safer place to live. Join the Grant Park Security Patrol today!   more  

Thank You for a Successful Tour of Homes!
A big THANK YOU to so many people and businesses who made the Grant Park Tour of Homes a great success! We are working on having numbers ready for the GPNA meeting this Tuesday night, May 19.   more  

May Grant Park Gathering - Mezcalitos - May 28
Support local, stay for dinner, and hang out with neighbors old and new!   more  

Local Businesses Wanted!   more  

Glenwood Place - Local Businesses WANTED   more  

April Grant Park Gathering
Bring friends and make friends gathering in Grant Park on the Six Feet Under roof top patio! April 30 at 6pm.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, March 17, 2015   more  

Trestletree Good Neighbor Agreement
Please review this document and provide feedback to GPNA Public Safety Chair, Chris Newman, at publicsafety@gpna.org. This Good Neighbor Agreement (GNA) will be put forth for a vote of support at the GPNA Meeting on March 17, 2015.   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, January 20, 2015   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2014, December 16   more  

The Leonard
Grant Park's Newest Apartment Community. Great Location. Great Apartments. Great Price.   more  

GPNA Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee Recommendation
At the last GPNA general membership meeting held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, the Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee Chair brought forward and presented the committee's recommendation to revise Article IV - MEMBERSHIP of the GPNA Bylaws. Those strike-through changes and additions (in red) are presented again here in the body of this subtopic.

At the GPNA general membership meeting to be held on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, the Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee Chair will once again bring forward and present the committee's recommendation to revise Article IV - MEMBERSHIP of the GPNA Bylaws as shown here in the body of this sub-topic. A motion will then be made (and presumably seconded) to approve these changes. Following a brief discussion on these changes, a vote will be taken in favor or opposed to the motion.

Should you have any questions, concerns, comments or clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact the Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee Chair at VicePresident@GPNA.org.   more  

School Supply Donations
Help local school children in need start the school year prepared!   more  

Grant Park Firearm Safety Videos
On Saturday, June 21, Atlanta Police Officer, Michael Banja, from the Atlanta Police Department training academy spoke to the Grant Park community about firearms safety.   more  

Atlanta Regional Commission Survey
It's your community,
so what do you think
we should do to make it better?   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, July 15, 2014   more  

GRANT PARK SECURITY PATROL MEMBERSHIP CHALLENGE   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2014, May 20   more  

Help Horses in Grant Park
GPNA has launched a Friends of the Atlanta Police Mounted Patrol Facility Group.   more  

FitWit is on ScoutMob
If you've ever wanted to try FitWit, now is the time!   more  

The ReStore is now open 6 days a week!
Make a difference while you shop!   more  

Come out TOMORROW for a FREE FitWit workout
Tomorrow is Bring-a-Friend Day at FitWit   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda, Tuesday, February 18, 2014   more  

Grant Park's 40th Annual Tour of Homes is looking for homes
Grant Park's Tour of Homes is an important event for our community economically since it brings many people into our neighborhood who don't live here. Tour goers visit our restaurants and shops as well as consider living in Grant Park. The Tour is also GPNA's largest fundraiser of the year and helps us give back to the community in many ways!   more  

Join our Facebook Group   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2013, November 19   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, December 17, 2013   more  

Grant Park Takes Action after BZA decision
On November 8, 2013, an appeal in Fulton County Superior Court was filed.   more  

800 Glenwood Update | Many Questions Answered   more  

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, September 17, 2013   more  

Citizen CourtWatch Witnesses Update
Update from previous request for neighbors to be CourtWatch Witnesses   more  

A Big Box Battle Comes to Grant Park
By Katie Leslie - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution   more  

Great progress in August! 800 Glenwood Updates
Thank you so much to everyone who could make it to City Hall in the last week of August, 2013 for committee meetings 2 and 3, followed by Full Council Vote on September 3rd. We know it's been difficult to get away during the day to go to these meetings, so please know it's very much appreciated and it's very effective.   more  

Summer Reading
There are numerous writers living in Grant Park, and now I'm one. Uncial Press has just e-published my first mystery novel. A Perfect Victim is sent in 1990s New Orleans and southern Louisiana, before Katrina and before the Gulf oil spill. It is available through Uncial, Amazon, the iBookstore, KOBO, Barnes & Noble, and other e-book sites. Royalties are going to a New Orleans foundation that works to preserve the city's unique culture and heritage. For more info, please check out my website PatriciaDusenbury.com   more  

Found Dog
Found this little guy running around grant park 7/17/2013 - very matted - injured back leg. Looks like he has either been missing for a while or neglected. Very sweet and likes other dogs   more  

Help Replenish Doggie Poop Bags in Grant Park
Please make a $20 donation to re-stock biodegradable poop bags in the pet waste stations throughout Grant Park and Ormond-Grant Park.   more  

Open House & Back to School Bash!
Join Dance 411 on Saturday, August 3rd from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm for our open house and enjoy free class demo’s, giveaways and prizes, a live DJ for the kids, meet our instructors, tour the studio, ask questions and more! We'll have a live dance party and great registration discounts.   more  

Vote for Grant Park to Win $100,000
Vote for Grant Park daily!   more  

Crime Stoppers Reward Funds
Help increase the rewards for recent crimes to aid in the apprehension of the the criminals who committed them.   more  

Two friendly loving dogs up for adoption   more  

Volunteers needed for the GPNA Home & Garden Tour!
This is Grant Park's first Spring Tour of Homes, and it's on Mother's Day Weekend. Help make the 2013 Grant Park Home & Garden Tour the best ever! Volunteers are needed to help sell tickets and be a House/Garden Greeter for our beautiful homes and gardens.   more  

Found black and white dog
A black and white female dog has taken up residence in our carport. She is shy, and we haven't been able to touch her. Is she yours? Or is she dog dropped off at the park? We can't keep her. Call me Pat Dusenbury 404-577-9292

Arborist: Problem of falling trees ‘going to get worse before it gets better’
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution spoke with Bob Delbridge, an Atlanta arborist and owner of 404-CUT-TREE -- a tree removal and care firm, about the recent accidents caused by toppling trees in Atlanta, and when to worry about your own trees.   more  

Kids' Dance Camp registration for Spring Break
We're offering camps for Spring Break at Dance 411 Studios -- April 1st through 5th and April 8th through 12th! Camps are for ages 5 to 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   more  

Absolute Body Symmetry (ABS)
Abs Studio Class Offerings include Non traditional Fitness Classes Bootcamps

Get an effective workout surrounded by like-minded people in a close knit community. "Abs" has treadmills, ellipticals, free-weight and multi-stack machines for you to use in your quest to get and remain fit.   more  

Battle Over Cyclorama: Huge Piece of Atlanta History Awaits its Fate
By Howard Pousner and Jeremiah McWilliams
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution   more  

Food trucks at Homegrown - Every Sat & Sun at 4:30pm
As of Jan 12, 2013, food trucks are now serving dinner in the parking lot at Homegrown restaurant at 839 Memorial Drive every Saturday and Sunday from 4:30pm until 8:30pm.
There were five trucks the first weekend with a great selection. These trucks generally spend the week at the food truck park on Howel Mill Road. No alcohol is served. Pass it along and bring the kids.

A Victorian is Restored After Being Neglected for Decades
The once boarded up and neglected Victorian at the corner of Woodward and Cherokee Avenues was the hot place to be the last week in November!   more  

Street Grid not addressed by 800 Glenwood application
View the Atlanta Beltline Master Plan street grid the City of Atlanta planning office refers to in their response to the 800 Glenwood application.   more  

Thanksgiving Break at Dance 411!
Parents, are you looking for something affordable, fun and exciting for your child during the Thanksgiving Break? Dance 411 has your solution!   more  

November Specials at Dance 411!
The fall chill has hit the air! Join us at Dance 411 this fall & winter for our variety of classes, including ballet, hip hop, yoga and more. We look forward to seeing you at Dance 411 soon!   more  

Celebrity Chef Sammy Davis Bringing His Dream to Grant Park
Celebrity Chef and Grant Park resident, Sammy Davis, was the winner of $10,000 in a redemption competition episode of 'Chopped' on the Food Network. Sammy Davis has lived in Grant Park for 7 months, but his new wife Carmen has lived here for 6 years. We thank her greatly for bringing Sammy and his dream to our neighborhood! Sammy Davis is opening The Park Market & Deli in Grant Park on November 6, 2012, and Carmen gave GPNA a sneak peek.   more  

SPOOKTACULAR SAVING
Too much trick-or-treating taking it's toll on your pearly whites? Let us help you at Grant Park Dental, P.C.:)   more  

Looking for lost dog - white with black spots
Harper is Missing! My 11 year old dog Harper is missing. She was last seen in the ally behind Hansell Street this morning. She is a medium sized dog, white with black spots mix, wearing a pink and black collar. If found, please call Matt at (770) 654-4799 or Tara at (404) 388-0733.

FitWit Fitness Camps - $50 discount for new clients
Sign up for our 4 week camp during one of our mid-morning or evening camps, and receive $50 off! Or if you'd like to participate in an early morning camp, you can save $25. Camp begins Monday 9/24, and registration must be processed by 9/23.   more  

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2012, August 21   more  

Grant Park Dental Group, P.C. - It's Fall Savings Season!
Maximize your dental benefits! No co-pay in September and October.   more  

Supper in the Garden with Chef Kevin Gilliespie
On Sunday, September 9th, 2012, the FitWit Foundation will host its inaugural “Supper in the Garden,” changing the rules of the southern Sunday dinner and offering a healthier way to come together for children and our community. Buy your tickets today at www.TheFitWitFoundation.org.   more  

Landscape Mangement Special
A lush tropical garden, a new patio overlooking a bubbling fountain, a stone retaining wall lined with rose bushes or even a canopy of peach trees to give you comfort from the summer heat, no job is too big or too small for J. Linder Design.   more  

FitWit's $5 for 5 Days!
Join us for 5 days for $5, from August 27 - September 3, as we kick off our next FitWit camp! Email info@fitwit.com to sign up.   more  

Dance 411 K.I.I.D.S. Auditions!
Dance 411 K.I.I.D.S. Competition & Performance Company Auditions
Saturday, August 10th from 1-6pm at Dance 411 Studios
1pm - 3pm 6-9 yrs, 4pm – 6pm 10-17yrs   more  

Join FitWit’s Food Fight!
Twice every year across this fine city, FitWit runs a body transformation contest dubbed “Food Fight.” This is your opportunity to shed fat, gain muscle and look/feel great! You’ll get your body fat measured (in the hydrostatic dunk tank) before and after the 28-day competition. Cash prizes and other cool rewards (like Premade Paleo meals) to the biggest improvements.   more  

Big Move for Cafe of Life!
Come see us at our beautiful new wellness center starting July 23, 2012   more  

Found Dog
Lost dog seen near Rosalia/Waldo 6/7/2012   more  

Wesley Academy parents gather signatures for relocation to Cook on Memorial near capital
Wesley pays $875,000 in rent to a real estate company in Virginia. If Wesley moves to a closed school, more funds will be available to improve education for APS students. Lean more and read petition.

Grant Park Dental Group Summer Openings
The kids are out for summer, and what better time to schedule their dental appointments. Call today for your child's cleaning appointment and ask about our summer discounts:)
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Atlanta Strings Conservatory now accepting applications
We offer violin, viola, cello, piano instructions half a mile from Grant Park in a large facility with teaching studios with a comfortable learning environment and onsite recital hall.   more  

Intown Atlanta Speech Therapy
Private speech therapy practice in the heart of Grant Park! Owned and operated by a Grant Park resident!   more  

UPS Delivery Theft
Thursday May 3, 2012 (afternoon) on Berne Street (Grant Park)   more  

SWISS Linguist League   more  

Grant Park Dental Spring Fever
Cleanings...Whitening...Vaneers...Exams...X-rays!! We have Spring fever and that means discounts for you! Call us today for an appointment or just stop by and take a quick tour of the office. We'd love to have you! 404-624-1230

Spring into shape and join FitWit for 5 days for just $5
This offer is good for anyone who has never tried us before- but is limited to 25 people per our three camp locations: Grant Park, Decatur, Midtown. Join us for 5 days for $5 from April 2 to April 9th at any location, as we kick off our next camp! Sign up by emailing: michelle@fitwit.com. March 25th is the deadline for this offer.   more  

Fall at Dance 411 Studios
Happy Fall Y'all! Here's a quick look at what's taking place here at Dance 411 Studios in October! We look forward to seeing you dance with us soon!   more  

James Gallant's Grant Park novel NOT banned by local libraries!
"The Big Bust at Tyrone's Rooming House," James Gallant's comic novel dealing with the wild and wooly crack-cocaine days in the Grant Park Nineties is available now in all of the Atlanta-Fulton County Public Libraries.   more  

Grant Park Dental - One Hour Whitening   more  

Pit Bull Found
Found February 15, 2012 on the Cherokee side of Grant Park. Please contact Dellanney at 678-429-1986.   more  

SHINE program - Georgia Power Earthcents Rebates
The SHINE rebate program works in conjunction with the GA Power Earthcents rebate program to assist homeowners in making efficiency improvements to their homes. This program rebates homeowners up to $2000 for efficiency improvements plus up to $1500 for high efficiency water heaters. The program is coming to an end March 30th so don't miss out.   more  

Salsa/Latin Dance Lessons
Give your sweetie a memorable Valentine's present this year! Alvaro & Marta Garcia, Grant Park Cooperative Preschool's beloved Spanish teacher, are offering Salsa/Latin Dance Lessons Saturdays, March 3rd to 31st! 100% of the proceeds go to GPCP's new playground efforts. Child care included!   more  

Stolen Jeep Wrangler
Be on the lookout. View picture.   more  

Penn Carpentry - Grant Park's new website partner
Make 2012 the year your renovation vision becomes a reality -- Penn Carpentry can help every step of the way   more  

Catalytic converter thefts
The week of January 23rd we had reports of at least two Grant Park neighbors having converters stolen from Toyota 4-runners. Both thefts were Broyles-Glenwood streets. One victim researched a device that might help deter the theft at Cat-loc.com and catclamp.com. Honda Element and CRV are two vehicles that have been mentioned as targets.   more  

Garden Maintenance Grant Park
J. Linder Design and Consultants is offering 50% off of the first months service to Grant Park Residence. The offer will expire on 2.29.2012 Call Today 404.207.8142 www.jlinderdesignandconsultant.com   more  

Grant Park Dental New Year Specials
If taking better care of yourself was part of your 2012 new year resolution, let us help. Come in for a new patient exam and x-rays for just $99.  We also except most insurance plans as well as peachstate, dentaquest and other medicaid plans.

Don't put it off any longer, call today for an appointment. 404-624-1230

Gyrokinesis® Exercise Classes Come to Grant Park!
GYROKINESIS® movement training is now being taught at Nirvana Yoga on Thursday afternoons from 4:30 – 5:30 in Grant Park. Gyrokinesis combines yoga with movement, breathing, and continuous flow to develop improved body awareness, core strength and flexibility.   more  

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BLS/CPR Instructor in the Neighborhood
Interested in becoming certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Heartsaver First Aid, CPR or AED?   more  

Swimming Lessons
Swimming lessons are only offered during the summer at the Grant Park Pool. However, our lead instructor, Sabir Muhammad, offers year-round lessons at the Washington Park Natarorium, only 4.7 miles from the Grant Park Pool. Please visit http://atlantaswimschool.com to learn more or to register.   more  

The Method, a Pilates Studio
New client intro price: $25 for a 50min private session with a classically trained by Romana instructor on Gratz equipment! Contact the Method to schedule your session 404 273 6977.   more  

Start the Home Renovation & Addition you've been Dreaming About
InsideOut's team will help you plan your next renovation, addition or just discuss any home repair concerns you may have.   more  

21 Day Purification Cleanse for the New Year
The Cafe of Life hosts a 21 Day Cleanse. This has worked great to reduce cholesterol naturally, decrease blood pressure and lose fat; it works to cleanse the liver, kidneys and intestines. People have experienced clearer skin, increased energy, weight loss and better sleep while on this cleanse.   more  

Pets Need Holiday Lovin' Too - Grant Park Pet Sitting
If you're traveling, it's good to know your pets are in good hands!   more  

Animalia - Premium Pet Services this Holiday Season
Dog Walking, Pet Sitting, Animal Training and Consultation. Over 30 years experience.   more  

Housecleaning and Organizing by Victoria Miller
Looking for help with holiday decorating, cleaning and organizing your home?   more  

Atlanta Swim School
Swimming lessons are only offered during the summer at the Grant Park Pool. However, our lead instructor, Sabir Muhammad, offers year-round lessons Washington Park Natarorium, only 4.7 miles from the Grant Park Pool.   more  

SOUTHEAST ATLANTA NEWS   more  

See a stray dog? Call animal control 404-613-0358
Help protect Grant Park chickens! Call in any dog sightings to Fulton County Animal Control.   more  

2011 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival
The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is this weekend! Volunteers still needed for a few shifts!   more  

City of Atlanta Dept of Public Works
"3 Core Services in One Day 4 our Customers"   more  

Atlanta Preservation Center
Atlanta Preservation Center volunteer walking tour guides are people who love sharing the stories of people and places.   more  

Check out these Little Free Libraries in the Grant Park area
A few months ago, the Porch Press ran an article about the new Little Free Library in Grant Park located at 399 Pavillion Street off Cherokee Avenue, just south of Georgia Avenue. There are now three Little Free Libraries in the area!   more  

Neighborhood Watch
Second Request for Neighborhood Watch Block Captains   more  

FitWit is Hiring Trainers!
Join our team of professional fitness coaches and make a difference in your community!   more  

Community Grounds Coffee Shop
Community Grounds Coffee Shop is now open! We are located 1/2 mile off of Hill St. where McDonough Blvd. meets Jonesboro Rd (near The New Schools of Carver). Come on by and enjoy a wonderful cup of coffee in a pleasant atmosphere minutes from your home!   more  


Professional interior design services: design, decorating and consulting for your residence or commercial space. Concept design boards, color/furniture consulting and full design service.   more  

Grant Park Dental Group, PC "Mini" Open House
Grant Park Dental Group would like to welcome you to tour the office and meet the staff. We will be having a mini open house from 9-11am on April 13th 2012. Light refreshments will be provided, plus giveaways.   more  

GPNA Economic Development Committee
The GPNA Economic Development Committee is charged with working to enhance the overall economic potential of the Grant Park neighborhood. Encourage and assist businesses to locate within the Grant Park neighborhood. And, encourage businesses in the Grant Park neighborhood to participate in the work of the association.   more  

Smart 911 - Associate your phone number for a faster response
The service allows citizens to provide details on their family and home that 9-1-1 may need to send help in an emergency.   more  

Tuff Door LLC
Tuff Door is a company that specializes in reinforcing all types of residential door units. We apply steel door armor on the frame in order to render the door "kick-proof". Whether you have sidelites, a double door, or even a sliding glass door we have a product to secure them.   more  



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The Music Class
The Music Class is an early childhood music education company designed to unleash the musical potential of young children. Featuring our award winning music, engaging activities, CDs, teacher training, and curricula, we provide fun classes for children ages birth to 7 with a parent or caregiver.    more  

Community Builds Natural Playscape at The Highlander School - Photos
The Highlander School in East Atlanta Village hosted a Community Build event to create a natural playscape, one of the first of its kind in Atlanta! The new playscape design, by Rusty Keeler of Earthplay, was inspired by the hills, rivers, and plants of Georgia and will be filled with art, music, and nature-inspired play features.

The Community Build event involved many skilled volunteers and generous donors. We’re thrilled to bring natural play spaces to our families and East Atlanta. For more information on the Highlander School, please contact Rukia Rogers at
(678) 628-7817.
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The Highlander School - East Atlanta Village
The Highlander School is a new, nature centered learning community that fosters collaboration and a celebration of childhood! We are located in the East Atlanta Village behind the library. Our registration application is available online at TheHighlanderSchool.com.

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Southern Smiles Family Dentistry
Southern Smiles is a family oriented practice located in Glenwood Park. Southern Smiles is “Dentistry worth Smiling about!” Let us improve your smile today. Call our office to schedule your next dental appointment.    more