Atlanta BeltLine New Free Fitness Schedule

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in News |

Screen-Shot-2015-07-02-at-12.27.36-PM-230x300Instead of making excuses for NOT working out, why not make a list of reasons FOR getting fit on the Atlanta BeltLine? Be sure to include fun, easy, and free on your list, because the fitness classes are all of those and more! With a range of programs for every level of fitness, there is no reason not to come get a healthy dose of fitness on the Atlanta BeltLine!

There’s something for children and adults of all ages and fitness levels – be it yoga for families, how to ride a bike, family boot camp, swimming for children and adults, play day and more. 

Classes are free and held weekly, except where specific dates are noted. Be sure to register for an event to secure your spot by visiting the calendar of events, select the class you wish to join and select the “Register Today” button to register.

Read More

Castleberry Hill Art Stroll, July 10, 7-10pm

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in News |

ch_artstroll_mark_600px-02-300x186Come stroll and shop through Castleberry Hill, Atlanta’s historic arts district, during the next installment of the 2nd Friday ArtStroll, the Best Art Stroll in Atlanta and just named One of the Top 10 Arts Districts in the Country!  Visit fascinating and diverse galleries and get a taste of what Atlanta has to offer.
Neighborhood businesses and restaurants will be open and welcoming you to our little corner of Atlanta!
Visit the 2nd Friday Art Stroll Facebook Page  for more Art Stroll pics and happenings, or the  Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association website to find out more about the neighborhood, local businesses, and events!
Tweeting during the Stroll?  Make sure to follow us @Castleberry411 and tweet the Art Stroll love with #CHArtStroll throughout the night and get your friends down here! #atlantaartliveshere
Read More

Westside on the Rise Logo Contest

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in News |

Are you a resident of Atlanta’s English Avenue, Vine City or Castleberry Hill neighborhoods? Have you always wanted to be a part of creating a logo that depicts the pride of the Westside? Starting today, YOU have an opportunity to help shape AND DECIDE the future look of Atlanta’s Historic Westside through a resident-driven logo contest!

A few months ago, residents of the Westside came together with The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to identify what makes these communities full of pride and history. The result: “Westside on the Rise.” Now, they need your help to bring “Westside on the Rise” to life with a logo that symbolizes the legacy, history and future of Atlanta’s Historic Westside neighborhoods.

Submissions must be sent via email to in JPG, TIFF or PSD format. You may also take a picture of your artwork and email it.  You can find the full logo competition details HERE. Logo designs must be received by July 29, 2015.

Read More

Casting Call for “Knock Knock Live” ends July 4

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 in News |

knockknockliveA new game show called “Knock Knock Live” hosted by Ryan Seacrest and from Simon Fuller, creator of “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance”, is casting in Atlanta and they want YOU to be apart of the fun.

They are casting in Atlanta for fun neighborhoods where people can play fun games and win big prizes all without leaving the neighborhood!  They’re looking for all types of households from people living with friends, family, roommates, in-laws, or grandparents, etc. Deadline for submissions is July 4th.

Here’s the show’s announcement:

To apply, please email with:

1) name
2) contact info (phone and email)
3) brief description and photo(s) of who you live with
4) photo of front of house

Read More

4th Annual ATL 20K Relay & 10K, August 29

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 in News |

atlrace2015 The 4th Annual ATL 20K Relay and 10K returns to the Castleberry Hill /Downtown Atlanta Neighborhoods August 29th.  Runningnerds mission is to provide a social forum, resource, and service to the contemporary running community.  They serve in many aspects and one way is to put on awesome road race events that everyone involved can enjoy.

Last years race was a huge success and they had over 900 runners and spectators run the neighborhood. Runningnerds appreciates the continued support of the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood and businesses to make this a premier event for the city of Atlanta.  Here are this year’s details.  As always, Tes Sobomehin, founder and Race Director for Runningnerds, will attend the CHNA neighborhood meetings and communicate with the residents with as much notification as they can handle as race week approaches.

Date: Saturday, August 29th
Time: Start 7am , Event should conclude and be cleared by 11am (set up will begin at 4am)
Start and Finish Location: Nelson Street /Walker Street Intersection
Street Closure:  Walker Street between Chapel & Nelson – APD will be out to direct detours as needed.
Event Details: 4 Person Teams for the 20K Relay and Individual Entry for 10K or 20K
Course: Scenic Course will travel through downtown on Peters, Around Centennial Olympic Park, Philips Arena and the Georgia Dome and World Congress Center. It really is a fantastic route. There will be some street closures that will affect traffic passing through Castleberry Hill from 7am-11am, however they will provide quick and easy detours and make all residents aware of the small inconvenience.  Of course, the fire station will have precedence over any race activity in the event of a fire.

If there are any questions or concerns, contact Tes Sobomehin, 404-441-0963, | | follow on twitter @runningnerds

Read More

Veterans Market Produce Stand Sunday 2-5!

Posted by on Jun 18, 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

Read More