Carver Community Grocery Store

The South Atlanta Marketplace and FCS Urban Ministries are looking take part of the thrift shop they currently run and turn it into the Carver Corner Market and bring fresh foods around the corner. Too much of South Atlanta is covered by expensive, unhealthy food options at local convenience stores. Traveling by foot or bus to a grocery store to purchase healthier options is a long trip for some and not possible for others.

The market has a plan in place that will read “We are a local market featuring a fresh selection of fruits, vegetables, and quality meats. Choose delicious and healthy food right here in your Carver neighborhood. Affordable produce and meat options for a growing community.

They have an “open the door” challenge grant in which they need to raise $1000 to receive the grant of $1000. This market would be about 2 miles from Adair Park and would be a great addition to South Atlanta! For more information, please visit the FCS community economic development website.

Adair Park featured in Beltline News Story

The west side trail of the Atlanta Beltline is getting underway soon! One of our own neighbors, Michelle Rushing, was featured along with Adair Park in this WSBTV recent news story. Michelle is actually a 10+ year resident of Adair Park. A little disconcerting that the money goes away if they have not broken ground by the fall, but from neighborhood meetings that seems easily attainable. Watch the video for more information.

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Atlanta Beltline Quarterly Meeting

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Thursday, August 14th from 6pm-8pm the Atlanta Beltline will hold their third quarterly briefing of 2014 at Passion City Church, 515 Garson Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. There is some parking available, and the Lindbergh MARTA station is 1/2 mile away.

Topics include:

  • Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Progress & Updates
  • The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Updates
  • Special Presentation:  Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Year Five

Teachers – Free Art Supplies!

Calling all Adair Park teachers and educators! The International Interior Design Association Georgia Chapter along with Wilsonart is participating in ZeroLandfill. This award winning upcycling program is held seasonally and supports the supply needs of local artists and art educators by collecting expired samples from interior design & architectural libraries and redistributing them to the community. The first session is being held this Saturday at 1441 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW 30318 from 8:00am -12:00pm!!

Click to enlarge the flyer to the left for more details.

 

Have you seen the Adair Park Community Garden??

At the corner of Metropolitan Avenue and Pearce Street lies the Adair Park Community Garden! Started by Adair Park resident Stacey Robertson, the garden has grown in leaps and bounds in recent months! Stacey took her love for cooking combined with her desire to teach others how easy it is to cook cleanly! Here are a few pictures of the garden. Like the Facebook page to stay informed – “AP/Metropolitan Corridor Community Garden/Healthy Eating Education.” Also, please contribute if you are able.

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2014 Citizen Engagement Seminar

AtlantaCityLogoThe Atlanta Planning Advisory Board is hosting a free citizen engagement seminar on Saturday, September 13th from 9am-3pm. This seminars is geared towards those interested in taking an active role in their community or currently working within their community that want to:

  1. Learn more about city and community services,
  2. Receive information on how to have your voice heard, and
  3.  Be empowered to share resources that will enhance communities.

For more information, read the flyer here. You can register for this FREE seminar on their Eventbrite page.

Living Walls Bicycle Tour!

Living WallsOn August 17th join some of your Adair Park neighbors plus a host of other folks for the Living Walls Bicycle Tour! The tour starts at the Atlanta Beltline Bicycle at 151 Sampson Street and will tour some of the 2014 murals. This is a relatively easy ride and the only cost is a $5 donation!

For more information, please visit their Facebook page. To register, go to the Eventbrite page.

Saporta Report – Welcome to Adair Park!

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Maria Saporta, long-time reporter in Atlanta writing for the Atlanta Business Chronicle as well as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, recently visited Adair Park as her son, David Saporta Luse, moved into our fair neighborhood. David was drawn here after meeting a few neighbors and falling in love with the house he purchased. Maria wrote a fantastic post about David’s move into Adair Park. She paints a great picture of our great neighborhood, one we all know to be true. She also asks a great question that many of our neighbors have asked – while the neighborhood is growing and revitalizing with the new Beltline development just around the corner – are we looking out for our longer tenured residents?

Read Maria’s story here – http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/08/welcome-to-the-neighborhood-adair-park-a-historic-atlanta-gem/

This is a fantastic neighborhood and truly a gem in Atlanta that many residents love. Welcome to Adair Park David!