Georgia WAND Open House This Thursday!

As a follow up to last month’s NPU-V Community Forum, please join us as we introduce a collective of organizations dedicated to the residents of NPU-V communities. Come share your needs, hopes, and dreams for your community as we pledge to work towards a collective vision!

Georgia Hill Center
250 Georgia Ave SE
3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30312


Filming at Garibaldi St., Stephens St., and Windsor St.

Title of production: Amazing Stories
Production company name: Puget Sound/Universal Televison LLC
Production type: TV / Series
Production Short synopsis: Amazing Stories is a reboot of the 1980’s Emmy award winning television series.
Location Name: 749 Garibaldi St. SW Atlanta, Ga. 30313
Prep Start: 02/01/2019 07:00 AM
Shoot start: 02/04/2019 12:00 AM
Shoot end: 02/04/2019 11:30 PM
Strike end: 02/05/2019 07:00 PM

Dear Businesses, Friends, and Neighbors,

On Monday February 4 2019, PUGET SOUND television series will be filming scenes for a new anthology-based series in your neighborhood.

We will be filming exterior and interiors of a scenes at a residence located on Garibaldi Street between Stephens St. SW and Bass St SW. From about 9am 2/4/19 to 6am 2/5/19. Our Prep and Wrap days are scheduled for Friday February 1 and Saturday February 2 2019. EMERGENCY NO PARKING SIGNS will be posted.

  • ROAD closure will be in effect as well at STEPHENS ST SW between IRA and WINDSOR starting at 9am 2/4/19 9am to 6am 2/5/19
  • Parking Lane Closure on West side of Garibaldi street between Bass ST and Stephens St SW Starting 2/1/19 9am-9pm and 2/4/18 9am to 6am (2/5/19)
  • Parking Lane Closure on East side of Garibaldi street between Bass ST and
    Stephens St SW Starting 2/1/19 9am-9pm and 2/4/18 9am to 6am (2/5/19)

Production is securing film permits through the CITY OF ATLANTA and will be monitored and
enforced by police officers. Residents and Emergency vehicles will not be impeded.

We thank you in advance for your kind cooperation and appreciate the opportunity to film in
your neighborhood.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call.

Thank you in advance,

Matt Beaty
Assistant Location Manager
Puget Sound
706 -247-4593

Supporting Documents: 

Lane Closure Form
Notification Letter
Traffic Control Plan- Prep_Wrap
Traffic Control Plan- Shoot

Filming at Glenn St., Humphries St., and Metropolitian Pkwy

Title of production: Bad Boys 3
Production company name:  Garden Films Productions, LLC
Production type: Feature
Production Short synopsis: 3rd installment of “Bad Boys” franchise
Location Name: C&L Used Auto Company, 570 Glenn St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312
Prep Start: 01/22/2019 07:00 AM
Shoot start: 01/29/2019 05:00 AM
Shoot end: 02/01/2019 11:30 PM
Strike end: 02/06/2019 07:00 PM

Dear Neighbor,

Garden Films Productions, LLC will be filming from Tuesday, January 29th until Friday, February 1st (from approximately 7:00 am until 7:00 pm, but going later in the evening on Friday) at C&L Used Auto Company, 570 Glenn St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312. Prep work will take place from Tuesday, January 22nd until Monday, January 28th. We will strike at this location from Monday, February 4th until Wednesday, February 6th.

In order to complete our work in a timely manner, we are working with the City of Atlanta to have our essential support trucks parked nearby. Our permit request is as follows:

  • 500 feet on the South side of Glenn St SW, between Humphries St SW and Metropolitan Pkwy SW (12a, 1/25 until 11:59p, 2/5)

Please note: in addition to our lane closure, the scenes being filmed will also involve simulated gunfire. With such, there will be popping sounds heard nearby but there is no reason to be alarmed. We are sensitive to the impact that filming can have on the daily operations of a business district. Our production staff and off-duty APD officers will be on duty during our time here to ensure safety and the successful flow of traffic through the area. We will also work to minimize the inconveniences to those nearby.

On behalf of Garden Films Productions, LLC, we thank you for your patience and cooperation; it is greatly appreciated! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, you can reach us at the production office at (404) 996-0616.


Kyle Hinshaw (Location Manager), (404) 788-9412 cell
Paul Kobetz (Assistant Location Manager), (225) 252-1852 cell

Supporting Documents:

TCP ATLFIL000663-detailed-notification Lane closure form Notification letter Permit-ATLFIL000663-2019-01-23-v1.pdf


Lane closure form

Notification letter


Get a Sneak Peak at Renovation Design Plans for Mechanicsville Library

The Fulton County Library System will hold a second round of public meetings, beginning February 4, 2019, to share design plans and details about the upcoming renovation of five libraries, including: Mechanicsville, Buckhead, Northside, Northeast/Spruill Oaks and Ocee Libraries. The meetings will include a presentation of design concepts by the Design/Build team of Evergreen Construction and McAfee3 Architects. Each meeting will be an opportunity for residents to ask questions about the renovation process, share comments about the new designs and learn about expected closing dates. This will be the last public meeting held for libraries in Group 2 before construction begins.
The Library Renovation Project Team will be available throughout the meeting to answer questions from residents and patrons. The following libraries are included in Group 2 of the renovation project and will host community meetings on the following dates:
• Monday, February 4 – Mechanicsville Library
All meetings will take place from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. For more information and exact location information, visit

Mechanicsville Community Peace Walk w/ CHRIS 180

CHRIS 180 is hosting a Mechanicsville community peace walk in response to some of the challenges our community has seen with regards to crime and acts of violence prior to the New Year. This is an opportunity to build stronger relationships and pour back into the cup of the community in which we all love–Mechanicsville! Bring a friend with you while we create posters of peace and positive affirmation, eat, and then canvas the community.
Location: Dunbar Recreation Center, Room 312
Date: January 26, 2019
Time: 11am – 3pm
If you have any questions, please contact Alfred L. Garner II MSW at 470-218-7037 or

You can learn more here.

Peace Walk in Mechanicsville Save the date

From Alfred Garner of CHRIS 180:

Hello everyone!

I hope all is well. I want to encourage everyone to save the date and participate in Mechanicsville Community Peace Walk on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 11:30am-2:30pm. We want to take this opportunity to pour positivity into Mechanicsville and reclaim community space. We want to invite all community stakeholders out to create positive posters on the spot, network, walk and support one another as we address community safety and acts of violence in Mechanicsville. We will start the walk at approximately 12:30 pm. The donut sign will be on so we will have Krispie Kreme, coffee and other treats.

We will be forwarding the flyer very soon! Let me know if you have any questions.

Atlanta Fair and Universoul Circus Coming to Mechanicsville

The Atlanta Fair will be back in the neighborhood from March 8 – April 21st. Also, Universoul Circus will be hosted in Mechanicsville going forward, beginning this month starting January 30th. The Grey lot where these are events are being held is owned by the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority, which is an authority established jointly by the City of Atlanta and Fulton County. If you have concerns, now’s the time to start bringing them up:

Atlanta City Council District 4: Cleta Winslow
P: (404) 330-6047

Atlanta City Council Post 1 At Large: Michael Julian Bond
P: (404) 330-6770

Atlanta City Council Post 2 At Large: Matt Westmoreland
P: (404) 330-6302

Atlanta City Council Post 3 At Large: Andre Dickens
P: (404) 330-6041

Fulton County Commission District 5: Marvin Arrington Jr.
P: 404-613-0200

PlayGround @ 656 Sports Bar & Grill

This email serves to notify you both of our plan to hold ‘PlayGround’ in the private parking lot of 656 Sports Bar & Grill on February 3rd, 2019.  The event will run from 11:00 am – 6:00 p.m. and will consist of sport based, carnival themed, installations, (e.g. Basketball pop-shots, Football toss, classic arcade games & etc).  There will also be a custom mural display in tribute to Colin Kaepernick for his career sacrifice to protest systematic oppression and police brutality.  We will send a schematic of the footprint approximately 2 weeks from the event date.

Feel free to call me with any questions or concerns.


Ahmad Ali

Windsor Supermarket Liquor License

Attached is the liquor license change of ownership filed by Windsor Supermarket (307 Richardson Street). Representatives from the business presented to the Mechanicsville Civic Association body on Monday, January 7th. The community voted against the change of ownership. Windsor Supermarket will now present to NPU-V for approval on Monday, January 14th. If you have comments or concerns, more information about the meeting can be found here.

Application: Windsor Supermarket 307 Richardson St