Open Meeting with the Mayor on September 28

Sep 13 2011

Update on 9/15: This event has been CANCELED by the Mayor's Office until further notice due to a scheduling conflict. Stay tuned for the new date and time.

Alliance of Intown Neighbors Presents a
Neighborhood Forum with
Atlanta Mayor, Honorable Kasim Reed APD Police Chief, George Turner

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

7:00-8:30 PM

Inman Middle School Auditorium

774 Virginia Avenue at Park Drive

Moderator:    State Representative Kathy Ashe

Sponsoring Neighborhoods; Midtown, Ansley Park, Virginia Highland, Poncey Highland, Piedmont Heights, Home Park, Candler Park, Downtown Neighbors, Castleberry Hill, Morningside and Lenox Park.

All are welcome

Admission is FREE

Parking is available on site

Iverson Park Playground Installation on September 17 -- Help Wanted!

Sep 7 2011

From Eric Dusenbury:

The friends of Iverson Park will be installing three new pieces of playground equipment on Saturday September 17 starting at 9:00 AM.  Many hands will make for short work so we are encouraging any interested neighbors to join us for the install.  Tasks include digging holes, moving equipment, mixing concrete, and spreading mulch.  In addition to gloves and proper attire, volunteers are encouraged to bring post hole diggers, shovels, rakes, pitch forks, wheel barrows and small tarps for moving mulch, plus a 6' pry bar (if anyone has one). 

Please contact Eric Dusenbury 678/613-2886 or eric.dusenbury@gmail.com if you are intersted in helping out.

Candler Park Featured on 11 Alive's "Commuter Dude" Segment

Aug 31 2011

From 11alive.com:

After a pickup truck smashed through the front of a Candler Park flower shop, worried neighbors decided enough was enough. They've seen a litany of crashes through the years and have even gotten help from the City. But nothing has seemed to work. So now they're contacting 11Alive's Commuter Dude as their last hope. 

Go here to watch the segment that aired on the local news, and see what Commuter Dude has in store.

Keep an Eye Out for a Candy-Selling Criminal

Aug 28 2011

From Patch.com. Beware...this guy has been spotted in Candler Park too.

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Keep and eye out for a young male knocking on doors selling Reeses Peanut Butter Cups from a cardboard box.

The man, who had scruffy facial hair and stands about 5'8" tall, was last seen wearing long black shorts, a tan tee-shirt with a design on it and brightly colored high-top shoes — possibly green.

The man was knocking on doors at 8:20 p.m. on Sinclair Avenue NE in Inman Park rather frantically. He quickly made himself scarce when he realized he was being watched. He was last seen at 8:25 p.m., heading south on Sinclair toward Carmel Avenue NE from Washita Avenue NE.

The Atlanta Police Department responded and is looking for him.

This modus operandi has been used recently by criminals casing houses for burglary in surrounding neighborhoods. The time of day — after dark — and the somewhat frantic and nervous nature of this individual would lead one to believe he is not fundraising for charity.

If you encounter this person please call 911 and do not open your door to strangers.

Mr. Scott is the public safety vice president for the Inman Park Neighborhood Association.

Mulberry Fields Community Garden Fundraising Effort is a Big Success

Aug 24 2011

Submitted by Jesse and Richard Bathrick

We want all to know that thanks to a wonderful community effort our Mulberry Fields Community Garden Fundraising Event was a huge success. First E. was a perfect location, Mamarazzi gave a dazzling musical performance, the food and beverages were plentiful and delicious, Candler Park and Lake Claire neighbors were “in the house” and formed a wonderful support team.  Finally, big big thanks to our fabulous donors who contributed more than enough funds for us to install an irrigation meter and expand the number of growing beds for new gardeners:

M Cary and Daughters , PlumbingBig thanks to M Cary and Daughters, Small Change Collective, Jason Ingram and Left Hand Brewing Company

Bill Stinnette and Doris Steiner

Katy Thodeson

Carol Hassell

Elaine Gale

Leslie Harris

Thomas Markovic

James Brandt

Ilene Schroeder

Elizabeth Cates-Robinson

Kate and Jay Sandhaus

Danny Fieg and Lori Feig Sandoval

Melissa Kuperminc

Katie Hartley

Doug and Angie Brandenburg

Maureen Wilce and Bill Murray

Ollie Green

Ellie McGraw

Robert Mercado

Betsy Abrams

Carol And Woody Bartlett

Linda Weiscoff

Gus Kaufman

Rullie and Nicolle Hallman

Elaine Harris

Renee FrancoStacy Funderburke

Shana Jackson and Betsy Noell

Tom Painter and Carla Roncolli

Jeannie Stahl

Linda Bryant and Wendy Belkin

Susan Levy

Edie Kelman and Bill Read

Stevy Phillips and Stacy Appleson

Cris Mitchell and Chris Wagner

Robert Shuster

David Godfrey and Nancy Porteous

Lou Squyres and Pat Merchant

Theresa, Robert and Molly Watkins

Martha Ille

Sarah Cook and Kevin Byers

Brandon and Carlie Jones

The Forde Family

Glen and Jen Peake

 

Thanks to local businesses for their donations of food and drink to the benefit concert:

Kroger, Fox Brothers, Candler Park Market, The Mercantile, Savage Pizza and Flying Biscuit

 
 

Candler Park Filmmaker Documents Jail Dogs Program

Aug 23 2011

From Patch.com:

The Jail Dogs of the Gwinnett Detention Center are swapping bars of death from the pound for the ironically more welcoming bars of prison.

Amy Jackson of Candler Park has been filming the Jail Dogs for the past year and creating online webisodes to chronicle the program's success.

READ THE FULL STORY

Candler Park Movie Night This Saturday, August 20

Aug 17 2011

This month's feature is Tangled. The movie will begin at 8 pm in the park near hte pool house. Bring your blankets and snacks and come on out for a great evening with your neighbors!

CPNO Hospitality Program

Aug 16 2011

CPNO has a new hospitality program which was spearheaded by Membership Chair Lexa King. And she needs your help!

Here's how it works: We would like to recognize and acknowledge people in Candler Park who have moved into the neighborhood, or who are experiencing a significant life event such as a health challenge, the death of an immediate family member, or the birth of a baby. This is for any residents and business owners within the geographic boundaries known as Candler Park.

Know someone who falls into one of these categories? If so, please email Lexa King with the name, address, and a brief description of the person's circumstance. She will order and arrange the deliver of an item, cost not to exceed $25, to that person.

Gifted items will be purchased from vendors within the Candler Park borders. For instance, floral arrangements from Candler Park Flower Mart, or a gift card from a local restaurant.

Candler Park Golf Course Showcased on 11 Alive News

Aug 14 2011

Check it out: an on-air clip and web article about affordable golf in the City of Atlanta, featuring our very own Candler Park Golf Course.

Find more information about Candler Park golf course here.

August Messenger

Aug 13 2011

It's here!