July 23, 2016

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Advanced Voting Ends Today at 5pm! - July 22 General Primary Runoff & Nonpartisan Advanced Voting closes today at 5pm. Check here to see sample ballots and advanced voting locations, as they may be different from election day.

 
  Community Tours & Open House - MLK Middle School - August 1 Community Members - Please join us for tours as we celebrate the opening of the New King Middle School campus!

 
 
 
 
Don't forget about the runoff! Here's some information regarding the upcoming runoff that greatly affects our community. This includes links to the sample and absentee ballots.

 
  Round 2 of Comprehensive Development Plan Meetings Read the thank you letter from the Principal Planner for the CDP and join us for the upcoming meetings as well.

 
 
 
 
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.

 
  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.

 
 
 
 
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.

 
  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.

 
 
 
 
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School | Regular Progress Updates Stay informed of the modifications and renovations happening at Martin Luther King Junior Middle School with regular progress updates!

 
  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

 
 
  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.

 
 
 
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.

 
  Stadium Neighborhoods | LCI Community Engagement The Turner Field Stadium Neighborhoods LCI is a joint planning effort of the City of Atlanta and Invest Atlanta. Stay informed and be a part of the process!

 
 
  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


 
 
 
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.

 
  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.

 
 
  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.

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


 
 
 
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

 
  Heavy Parking Demand This Weekend Zoo Atlanta City of Atlanta and Fulton County Family Days
 
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!

 
  Non-profits in Grant Park Want to donate to nonprofits and keep the heart felt giving in your own neighborhood? Check out the nonprofits nearby!

 
 
 


Upcoming Events
Friends of Ormond-Grant Park monthly meeting
4th Saturday of Month 8 PM - 9 PM from Jul 23, 2016 
GPNA Technology Committee Meeting
5th Tuesday of Month 8 PM - 9:30 PM from Jul 26, 2016 
Parent's Day Out Art & Ice Cream Social
1st Saturday of Month 12 PM - 4 PM from Aug 6, 2016 
Transportation Committee Meeting
1st Thursday of Month 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM from Aug 11, 2016 
Low-Cost Shot Clinic from 11 - 1 Every 2nd Saturday
2nd Saturday of Month 11 AM - 1 PM from Aug 13, 2016 until Jan 14, 2017 
Grant Park Homes and History Committee Meeting
3rd Monday of Month 7 PM from Aug 15, 2016 
GPNA General Meeting
3rd Tuesday of Month 7:30 PM from Aug 16, 2016 
Monthly SEABA Meeting
3rd Thursday of Month 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM from Aug 18, 2016 
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