Movie night festivities will start around 7 p.m. and the feature presentation will go in front of the pool house as soon as it gets dark enough.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Last year, a severe storm sent an oak tree crashing onto the dining room and outdoor patio.
CANDLER PARK — After eight weeks of restoration and repair, Fox Bros Bar-B-Q is nearly finished with the renovations to its dining and patio areas. The renovations follow the damage that occurred Aug. 2, 2012, when an oak tree fell on the restaurant during a severe storm. Now in its final week of construction, the restaurant is closed with a planned reopening on Friday. "We are in the final phase of construction for our rebuild and unfortunately we will need to be closed Monday through Thursday," the restaurant wrote to customers on its website. The plan is to reopen Friday, May 17, at 11 a.m.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Funds go to support school educational activities
CANDLER PARK — The Mary Lin Education Foundation is holding its 5th annual Rocket Run 5K & 1 mile BLAST on Sunday, April 28, at 9 a.m. in partnership with the Inman Park Festival. The race runs through Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward. Start time for the 1-miler is 9:45 a.m. Register for the race at www.RocketRun.org or www.active.com. The Mary Lin Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that raises funds for our community elementary school. The Foundation's mission is to help Mary Lin Elementary achieve its educational goals by providing instructional, physical, and technological opportunities for the enrichment of Mary Lin students. Organizer Beth Fucile, parent of 1st & 4th grade students, says “this is a great annual event that …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Chain wants to build store near Sherwin Williams in Little Five Points.
CANDLER PARK — Dunkin' Donuts, which already has plans to build a store on a stretch of Ponce de Leon Avenue in Old Fourth Ward, has plans to construct another store at 299 Moreland Ave. NE. The proposed site is a former gas station, just north of the Sherwin Williams paint store in the Candler Park portion of Little Five Points. Dunkin' Donuts representatives are slated to present their plans, which include a controversial drive-thru to the Inman Park Neighborhood Association's monthly meeting this Wednesday. The project applicant, Bob Zoeckler, wants a special exception from the on-site parking requirements that stipulate 43 spaces. He wants it reduced to 30 spots according to his application with the city's Office of Planning. A hearing…
Friday, March 8, 2013
International Women's Day is March 8.
CANDLER PARK — Today is International Women's Day, where we mark the milestones and contributions women have made to humanity. This sculpture by Phil Proctor, entitled "One Woman Rising," is atop the rise in Freedom Park, near the Moreland Avenue and Freedom Parkway entrance. Commissioned by the Chelko Foundation, it harks to the One Billion Rising, a global day of action that aims to end violence against women. Proctor's sculpture shows the woman dancing and freeing herself from mental and physical bondage and into freedom. One Billion Rising ATL, the local arm of the movement, is meeting at the One Woman Rising sculpture at 5:15 p.m. and they will march to the Georgia WAND celebration at Manuel's Tavern between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. You can …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Broken infrastructure decreases quality of life.
CANDLER PARK — Like many desirable, historic, intown Atlanta communities, this neighborhood is characterized by grand homes, leafy, tree-lined streets and an active residents' association. But Candler Park, like other communities including Ormewood Park and Grant Park, among others, suffers from broken sidewalks. Much of the discussion in recent weeks has centered around whose responsibility it is to repair city sidewalks. In this Patch Voices editorial, Bonnie Palter, a longtime Candler Park resident and recording secretary of the Candler Park Neighborhood Organization, explains the real impact that the city's broken pedestrian infrastructure has on walkers/runners, parents pushing strollers and most especially, those with physical …
Friday, February 15, 2013
'Her passion for food never allowed her to settle and accept "good enough."
Editor's note: Charlotte Nelson, the head chef at Fox. Bros. Bar-B-Q, died last week following her fight with stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer. One of her colleagues wrote the following tribute to let the greater East Atlanta Patch community know about her and what she meant to all who knew her and her love of cooking. by Bill Schoonmaker CANDLER PARK — She was always so damn proud of what was coming out of those smokers. She was always looking for a way to make a great product better, but Charlotte's true passion was making sausage. It was almost a love-hate relationship because what we all thought was outstanding, she always tried going a little further. I remember fishing in Islamorada last April and getting a text from her about a …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Charlotte Nelson was 37.
CANDLER PARK — Charlotte Nelson, the beloved head chef of Fox. Bros. Bar-B-Q, has died. Ms. Nelson, 37, passed away Saturday night, a little more than two months after discovering she had stage four inflammatory breast cancer. Funeral arrangements are pending. Her friends and family had planned a fundraiser Feb. 26, and that will continue as a celebration of her life, a Fox Bros. spokeswoman told East Atlanta Patch Monday. That event, Charlotte’s Web…Cancer Touches Us All, is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the SweetWater Brewery, 195 Ottley Drive NE. Tickets are $100 and proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, as 92 percent of donations there go to directly back to research. Born in Fresno, Calif., June 21, 1975, Ms…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Atlanta Montessori International School is now also in Candler Park and weekly campus tours are taking place.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A portion of proceeds will go to the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
by Patch Staff CANDLER PARK — The SweetWater 420 Festival, one of Atlanta’s most eclectic events, returns to the neighborhood's namesake park from April 19th through 21st and will roll out with a fresh lineup of new offerings for 2013 in addition to its fan favorites. Here's the rundown on what's new for this year: Get in the know on all of the new additions to expect this year: VIP Tickets: For the first time in its history, 420 Fest will offer VIP tickets to festival patrons. Tickets will be valid for three-day festival admission into the VIP area with prices ranging from $120 pre-sale which will be held from Feb. 7th through the 28th, to $150 running March 1st throgh April 18th. VIP tickets will include a premier viewing area of the …