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Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in News |

The Underground Railroad Experience

Dear Sponsors:

I am writing to thank you for sponsoring me on this wonderful trip. I am so glad to be on this trip to explore the Underground Railroad sites. It was a good experience for me and the opportunity to experience travel. Every time you have sponsored me on a summer trip, it has been a life changing experience….

Thursday, we visited the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. This was a real inspirational museum. To experience how Harriet Tubman grew up to be a magnificent leader. She helped her family and others to escape slavery, because she wanted to share freedom with others. We also went to Ripley, Ohio and visited John Parker’s and Reverenced John Rankins’ Homes. These were houses for freed slaves to rest, get new shoes and clothes and to get a meal for their continued journey. Sometimes they hid them in their barn during the daylight hours. These men were part of the Underground Railroad. Ripley, Ohio had a lot of abolitionist that helped escaped slaves to freedom….

I want to thank you for sponsoring me on this amazing experience and summer trip.

Sincerely,
Aniya Benton

I, Thank You! Viola Belinda Blackshear, CEO
Doc B Cares

THANK YOU COMMUNITY SPONSORS!
CASTLEBERRY HILL ASSOCIATION
ATLANTA MOVIE TOURS
BOTTLE ROCKETS
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH & MEMBERS
NO MAS!
HOLT AUTOMOTIVE
H.J. RUSSELL & Company
THE 3 X 3 PROJECT
WYNN WINERY
CARL WILLIAMS FUNERAL SERVICES, INC.
CASTLEBERRY HILL RESIDENTS

Doc B Cares student, Angel Osario

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Atlanta United Pub Crawl: Castleberry Hill Edition A Success!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News |

Thank you to all the Restaurants and Bars in the neighborhood that made the Pub Crawl an absolute success. Atlanta United’s very first game in the newly built Mercedes Benz Stadium was Sept 10th and pub crawlers had the opportunity to check out the stadium and explore our awesome neighborhood businesses before the game. Check out the recap article featured in CW Atlanta and view more fun moments on IG!

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CHNA General Body Meeting Sept 18th, 7pm

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News |

CHNA General Body meeting is September 18th,  7pm at No Mas Cantina, 180 Walker St (upstairs).  The social will follow downstairs at Poco Mas. If you’d like to get involved and stay up to date on community happenings, be sure to attend. 

If you haven’t paid your membership dues this year, we sure would appreciate your support! Just go to the Join CHNA link under the Association tab on the website. You can also view the agenda and past minutes on the meetings page.

Membership is open to all residents (18 years or older) living within the neighborhood boundaries. Visit the Membership page today to support your neighborhood.  Individual membership is $25.00 and you can pay via check or PayPal. Businesses currently pay $100 and  secures you a spot on the Art Stroll Maps.

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Atlanta Streets Alive, Sept 24th

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News |

On Sunday, September 24th, Atlanta Streets Alive takes over Peachtree Street and S. Broad! The event kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with a bicycle parade, and it continues until 6 p.m. Enjoy biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets and take part in this fun, free, family-friendly event!

Be sure to view the street closures and alternate routes HERE.

 

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“MacGyver” Filming Sept 13th-15th

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News |

CBS Studio Network will be filming in Castleberry Hill for the TV show “MacGyver“. Filming is scheduled to take place on September 14th from 7a – 11pm. Prep work will start September 13th and
filming will wrap up on September 15th between 7a-7p.

 

Lane Closures | Notification Letter
– South side Stonewall St from Northside Dr to Walker St 9/13-9/15, 12am-11:59pm
– East side Walker St from Fair St to Stonewall St 9/13-9/15, 12am-11:59pm

Off-duty City of Atlanta PD officers will be on site during this time to ensure the successful flow of traffic through the area. If you have any questions, contact the production office at 404-662-4017.

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Heart Walk 5K, Saturday, Sept 23rd

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News |

The American Heart Association will host the 30th Annual Heart Walk 5K on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at the GWCC Yellow Parking Lot. The event will begin at 8:30am and will end around 10:30am.

This has been an annual event for the American Heart Association for the past 30 years, in Centennial Olympic Park for about the last 5 years, and now in the GWCC Yellow Lot as a results of the renovations in Centennial Olympic Park currently underway. The event is a fund raiser for heart healthy programs in the Atlanta area and a crowd of 12,000 to 15,000 walkers and runners are anticipated.

There will be rolling street closures affecting Centennial Olympic Park, Nelson Street and Northside Drive. Off-duty Atlanta Police officers will direct traffic at all intersections along the route. 

To register or donate to the Heart Walk, click here.

Notification Letter | Map | Route Description | Road&Lane Closure

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Castleberry Hill Loft Tour, October 14th

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in News |

The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association is proud to announce the much-anticipated date for the 2017 Castleberry Hill Loft Tour. This year’s Loft Tour will be held October 14th from 11am – 5pm throughout this Historic + Art District, named one of the Top 10 Art Districts in the country.

Attendees of the Loft Tour will have an intimate look into hand-selected lofts that were once 20th century warehouses and production plants for numerous industries. These lofts vary in style and size, decorated and designed with diverse taste and budgets. No two units are alike!

Come for the tour, stay for the neighborhood. Castleberry Hill is home to a diverse assortment of restaurants, bars, galleries, and boutiques. While you are here, stay for lunch, have a drink, check out the local art scene and shop at some of the hippest boutiques in Atlanta.

Located just seconds from the CNN Center, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta,  Castleberry Hill invites you to experience urban living where history meets creativity.

Tickets are just $20.00, benefiting the preservation of this historic neighborhood, the “Gem of Atlanta”. Please visit Freshtix to get your tickets today.

All Inquires: castleberrylofttour.com 

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Castleberry Hill Art Stroll, Sept 8th, 7pm-10pm

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Art Stroll, News |

Join us for the Castleberry Hill Second Friday Art Stroll on September 8th! There are lots of cool happenings you don’t want to miss!

The 2nd Friday of every month, the Castleberry Hill Art Stroll is held throughout the neighborhood. It is a self-guided tour and is completely FREE of charge! New info is posted here as it becomes available and info sheets/maps will be posted the week of the event and available at 180 Walker St SW in front of Bottle Rocket the night of the Stroll. For the latest Art Stroll Event Info check out the Facebook page and follow castleberryhill on IG.

We recommend that you take Lyft or Uber info the neighborhood since parking is limited.

 

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Don’t Miss Out on the Atlanta United Pub Crawl | Castleberry Hill Edition, Sept 9th

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in News |

Join Atlanta Sport and Social Club and Atlanta United FC for the inaugural Atlanta United Pub Crawl | Castleberry Hill Edition! Saturday, Sept 9, 2017 | 12:00pm- 5:00pm

Come help us celebrate the new home of Atlanta United, get a sneak peek at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and crawl your way through the surrounding neighborhood bars and restaurants.

In addition to 5 complimentary drinks, pub crawlers will also enjoy exclusive Atlanta United giveaways throughout the day in preparation for the inaugural game at @Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Tickets include:
• Up to (5) complimentary drinks at participating bars
• Souvenir Atlanta United T-shirt
• Sneak Peak inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Participating Bars Include:
Molly B’s
255 Tapas Lounge
Baltimore Crab & Seafood ATL
Bottle Rocket ATL
HABANOS Lounge
Escobar Atl
Meiko’s
No Mas Cantina
Pearl Restaurant & Lounge Atlanta
Smoke Ring
SPIN

Check-In for the event will be located in front of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on the “Front Porch” area. A portion of event proceeds will benefit the Castleberry Hill neighborhood association. 

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