Thursday, November 29, 2012
Enough dog food was stolen from the Chosewood Park warehouse to stock the store for three months.
It may take a bloodhound to solve this dirty dog of a crime. Atlanta police are investigating an overnight burglary of a warehouse that Grant Park's Intown Healthy Hound used to store its dog food inventory. The break-in at the warehouse in Chosewood Park, occurred sometime after 6 p.m. on Nov. 28, when it closed for the night. The theft was discovered Thursday morning. In all, the dog food bandits made off with 20,000 pounds of food with a retail value of $35,000. "I can't imagine there's a lot of street value with my brand," Intown's owner, Bridget Galloway, told East Atlanta Patch Thursday. "It would have to be several trucks or one large truck the size of a semi tractor-trailer," she said. The food, under the label "Pet Chef Express" …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Five-acre site features 85,000 square feet of film and television production space.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
by Patch Staff Raulet Property Partners said it opened Mailing Avenue Stageworks, an 85,000-square-foot, a film and television production facility in Chosewood Park. The facility, which sits on a self-contained, five-acre site, features 31-foot ceiling heights and an 80-foot-by-120-foot column free shooting area. An investment group comprised of Paul Raulet, John Raulet and Tyler Edgarton acquired the former industrial building at 1144 Mailing Ave. in July. The value of a facility that could house stage space, mill shop, production office and support warehouse under one roof was attractive to John Raulet, whose prior film production and location scouting experience in Atlanta included “42,” “The Watch,” “Identity Theft” and “The Internship…
Monday, September 3, 2012
Neighborhood meeting set for Sept. 10.
The Chosewood Park mural that sparked a row in the neighborhood over its nude imagery, is not getting repainted after all. At least, not yet. 11Alive News reported the mural, painted by Argentinean artist Hyuro, will stay, pending the outcome of a Sept. 10 meeting of neighborhood residents. The mural, which was painted as part of the Living Walls Conference, was to have been repainted this weekend, after the owner of the former General Motors Lakewood Plant decided the attention and controversy was too much. But a meeting is planned for Sept. 10 see if a compromise can be reached. This year's Living Walls Conference featured women artists from around the world who painted murals all over the city including East Atlanta and Reynoldstown.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Nude mural called pornographic by imam of local masjid.
Her simple but striking black and white murals can be seen on streetscapes in Italy, Poland, Spain, Mexico, Norway, Germany and her home country of Argentina. But in Atlanta, Hyuro has received a different reception from a few vocal opponents in Chosewood Park after the unveiling of her nude mural last week for the non-profit Living Walls project. So Hyuro's work will be painted over, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The mural, located on the eastern wall of the former General Motors Lakewood Plant at the corner of Sawtell Avenue and McDonough Boulevard, depicts a nude woman in a series of stances in which she disrobes herself of a black outfit. The discarded garment transforms itself into a dog or wolf. But the images proved…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Living Walls mural of nude woman sparks debate in Chosewood Park.
Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. In Chosewood Park, following the completion of a mural that was part of this year's Living Walls project, there's quite a lot to behold. The artist Hyuro, an Argentinean-born street artist known for her stark, black and white depictions, painted this mural on the eastern wall of what had been the sprawling, 40-acre General Motors Lakewood Plant. Her mural, located on the corner of Sawtell Avenue and McDonough Boulevard, depicts a nude woman in a series of stances. At one point she is clothed and as the viewer's eyes travel from left to right, she is seen disrobing with the black outfit itself transformed into a dog or wolf. It's caused a bit of a row in Chosewood Park, with some residents …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Southeast Atlanta shooting results in a second former Panther men's soccer player being killed this summer in the city.
Atlanta police say they found the vehicle believed to be involved in an accident that resulted in the shooting death Sunday of a former Georgia State University soccer player. Ayokunle Lumpkin of Kennesaw, was shot during a confrontation on Milton Avenue in Chosewood Park. The incident occurred after Lumpkin followed a vehicle that had hit his girlfriend’s car during an incident the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:44 a.m. with Lumpkin suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. The 23-year-old was transported to Grady Hospital and later was pronounced dead. Witnesses were able to provide a vehicle description to the police, who searched for a green vehicle that sped away from the shooting scene. …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Atlanta police investigating if incidents are related.
Update Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m.: An Atlanta Police Department spokesman tells East Atlanta Patch investagators are still reviewing the case and he reiterates the cases may be related but that no charges have been filed. Atlanta police are investigating two early morning shootings that occurred Friday in Grant Park and Chosewood Park. In the Grant Park shooting, which occurred in the 800 block of Boulevard, at about 5:30 a.m., officers found the victim lying on his back in the hallway of his home, yelling for help. He had gunshot wounds to his left thigh, right thigh and left wrist. The victim, who was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and is listed in stable condition, told police he was leaving to go to school, when a slender-built man wearing …