Department of Public Works will be adding bicycle lanes along Whitehall Street on the north side of the neighborhood, going from Peachtree/Memorial/Cooper downtown (close to the jail) to where the street turns south and intersects with Ralph David Abernathy. You can fine the proposed repaving plan here: https://www.atlantaga.gov/home/showdocument?id=35516 “The Department of Public Works is designing the […]
MARTA is hosting a series of public hearings discussing new and updated bus routes across the City of Atlanta. One of these routes, #832, will significantly impact connectivity for the neighborhood. MARTA is also proposing slight changes to Route 49. Below are the locations and times for the upcoming MARTA Public Hearings.This is a great […]
The deadline for Invest Atlanta’s owner-occupied rehab and repairs program is fast approaching. Amounts from $5k to $30k are available for home repairs, and the loans do not need to be repaid, unless the homeowner sells the property (and then they only need to repay the portion remaining. The deadline is on 4/30 and you can find out […]
Calling all neighbors! We need your help to review the Southside Catalyst Fund proposal passed to MCA leadership earlier this week. The SCF is supposed to lead the strategic coordination of capital for investments in south Atlanta, particularly around the Turner Field communities (including the Mechanicsville neighborhood). It’s also supposed to focus on promoting equitable development […]
Please join NPU-V neighbors for festivities at the 2017 National Night Out celebration. The NPU-V event will be hosted by the Peoplestown community at Four Corners Park (1040 Crew Street SE). There will be: FREE school supplies for kids! Senior Bingo with Prizes! (Ages 62+)! FREE Food! Performance by Jbradfordco, Live DJ, Moon Bounce & Train Rides […]
The 21st Mechanicsville Community Reunion will be held on Saturday, August 12th! There will be fun activities for the whole community, especially youth and seniors! Come out and meet your neighbors–past, present, and future! Location: Rosa L. Burney Park Date: August 12, 2017 Time: 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Reunion festivities will include a Prayer Breakfast which will be held on August 5, 2017 at […]
Special thanks to our neighbors Charlotte LoPrete and Raquel Jackson, along with the fine folks at Steele Technology Partners. Without them, this would not have been possible.