Sleepy Hollow Filming

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in News |

Fox Network Television Show entitled “Sleepy Hollow” filming at Norfolk Southern, currently scheduled for Tuesday August 4th, Wednesday August 5th, and Friday August 7th.

They will be contained mainly on private property at the Norfolk-Southern Building at 125 Spring St. They will be filming at night, but any gunfire is expected to be added in post.

Closed roads/lanes:

· Western Most Parking Lane and Sidewalk of Spring St SW; between Garnett St SW and Brotheron St SW, Wednesday (8/5/15) 7:00 AM through Thursday (8/6/15) 7:00 AM

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Castleberry Training Club

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in News |


Every Tuesday Morning In August – 6:50am-7:40am – Corner of Nelson & Walker Street in Castleberry Hill

Join runningnerds Race Director & RRCA Certified Running Coach Tes Sobomehin for 4 weeks of FREE Run Training in Castleberry Hill!

Workouts will be geared toward training for the 1 Mile Race Series The Boddie Law Firm, LLC Castleberry Mile and The ATL 20K Relay & 10K on August 29th! All runners of all levels are welcome to attend.

Tuesdays Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18 & Aug 25

6:50am – Warm Up
6:58am – Training Workout Intro
7:00-7:40am – Training
7:40am – Cool Down & Stretch
7:45-8:15 Coffee and Q&A with Coach Tes

Training Workouts will include: Speedwork, Hill Work, Endurance, Breathing Techniques, Core Work! Each week we will total about 2-4 miles of running in the 40 minutes.

Parking: Street Parking on Walker, Chapel, or Nelson Streets. Attend 1, some or all of the workouts. Get familiar with the course and get in some great Speed & Endurance training with Atlanta Runners!

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154 Walker Groundbreaking – Friday, August 7th

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in News |



We have been working with our partners on designs for the 154 Walker St placemaking space and are closer to the reality of a true community gathering spot! We welcome you to the groundbreaking ceremony in the space on Friday, August 7th with the local New Amsterdam sales team, who will also be performing a service project that day on the Castleberry Spur.

Ceremony – 2:30pm
Service project – 3:00pm
Bar crawl – 5:00pm

You are welcome to join at any and all of these events, please RSVP to

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National Night Out, Aug 4

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in News |

nnoSeveral events will be held for Castleberry Hill residents on August 4th for National Night Out. What does National Night Out represent? It is meant to increase awareness of community police, fire fighter and rescue teams’ activities in anti-crime and public safety affairs.

A Castleberry Hill Neighborhood “Dining Out for NNO” event is being very graciously hosted by No Mas,  Smoke Ring, Bottle Rocket and Elliott Street Pub. Have a great dinner, be sure to mention that you’re there for National Night Out, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to our Neighborhood Public Safety Fund. So go out – have a fabulous dinner with your family and friends – support your neighborhood for NNO!

The next event is the NPU-M “Block Party” which will be held from 6:30 to 8:00 on Broad Street between MLK and Mitchell Street. The NPU-M neighborhoods include: Castleberry Hill, Sweet Auburn, the Old Fourth Ward and Downtown (Zones 5 & 6). The block will be closed to traffic. There will be music, food trucks, law enforcement officials, and it will be child and dog friendly! Feel free to wear your Castleberry Hill t-shirts!

Finally, there will be a “meet and greet” event at our Fire Station #1, 71 Elliott Street (just across from the Smoke Ring). They’ll even be bringing a fire truck outside – take the opportunity to meet our fire and rescue team AND take lots of photos! Please keep in mind that they could be called to a fire – we’ll hear the sirens if they do!

PLEASE take the opportunity to get out and support your neighborhood for NNO.

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21st Century STEM Foundation Selected for Westside Momentum

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in News |

21STEMThe Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation in partnership with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN), announced that “21st Century S.T.E.M. Foundation was selected to take part in the Westside Momentum; a three year capacity building initiative of the Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund designed to increase the impact and sustainability of organizations based in Atlanta’s historic Castleberry Hill, English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods”.

21st Century STEM Foundation is also a recent recipient of a grant from the UPS Foundation and Google. 21st Century STEM Foundation’s goal is to continue creating successful programs that will increase children’s interest in S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) related fields, cultivate pathways with other organizations, increase donations and sponsorship, and become a premier provider of STEM programs to inner city youth.

To find out more about 21st Century STEM Foundation or to learn how you can get involved visit or contact 1-800-711-8590.


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re:imagine/ATL – Music Video Camp at MASS Collective this month!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in News |


A local nonprofit, re:imagine/ATL will be hosting their music video camp, The Green Room out of MASS Collective (364 Nelson St) July 13-17th and July 27-31st. 5th-12th graders from around the city, from multiple backgrounds will work together directly with professionals from the film and music industry to create music videos from pre-to-post production.

If any businesses/organizations are open to having these kids film in/on their property, they can email Susanna Spiccia (the founder) directly:

Also, re:imagine/ATL invites the neighborhood to a final “Purple Sparkle Carpet” screening at the Woodruff Arts Center on August 8th at 7pm. The youth and their bands will premier 13 music videos created this summer. Follow their progress on Facebook here.

They are also fundraising, so if you want to help here are a couple of ways:

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Veterans Market Produce Stand Sunday 2-5!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in News |

After an 18 month battle Markus Gaffney’s dreams of a grand opening and fully functional farm and market will not happen as he dreamed but starting this Sunday (June 14th) from 2pm-5pm he will open a produce stand at 307 Walker street on a much smaller scale. Other vendors will be following in the next few weeks.

Produce selection will consist of organic and non-organic produce. Other than 4-6 items everything is grown in Georgia and much grown ITP. Here is a partial list of what’s available this weekend, online pre-orders coming soon:
Asparagus- White, Purple, and Green
Tomatoes- Heirloom Cherry (Chocolate, Lemon Pears, and Starburst)
Heirloom Large (Faded Glory, Rutgers, Mr. Stripy, Chocolate)
Vine Ripe Beefsteak (Green also available for Fried Green Tomatoes)
Corn (yellow & white)
Squash (straight and crooked neck)
Mushrooms (shitake and portabella)
Snap beans
Red bell peppers
Jalapeno peppers
Fingerling potatoes (purple, red creamers ,and white)
Purple potatoes
Baby Rainbow Carrots (purple, red, yellow, white, and orange)

Markus Gaffney has been plugging away at the farmer’s market down at 307 Walker St and boy does the hard work show! Check out the recent press in Atlanta Intown –

Markus has also been spearheading the pumpkin patch fundraiser at the Railside Dog Park!

Please make sure to stop by the garden, say “hi”, offer a hand, whatever you have the time for! Now we get to add shopping to that list so get out there Sunday and support the Atlanta Veterans Farmers Market!

Contact info:
Markus Gaffney – Atlanta Veterans Farmers Market, 770-685-8925
307 Walker Street, Atlanta,GA 30313
Facebook: The 3×3 Project
Twitter: @The3x3Project

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