The ATL Relay 10K & 20K, Aug 27th

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in News |

atlraceThe 5th Running of The ATL Relay, 10K & 20K is on Saturday, August 27th! Race activities start at 6am. Gather your neighbors and cheer on the runners as they pass your building!

This will be the best year yet of Atlanta’s Most Fun and energetic summer road race. The course is a scenic one that 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.

RACE DAY INFO:

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.
There will be some street closures that will affect traffic passing through Castleberry Hill from 7am-11am, however the race coordinator 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 traffic concerns, contact Tes Sobomehin at runningnerds@gmail.com.

Notification Letter

 

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Panther Plunge Saturday at the Tatnall Wall, Aug 26th

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in News |

Georgia State University student volunteers and staff leaders will be in Castleberry Hill Saturday, Aug 26th from 10am-1pm as a part of the Panther Community Plunge initiative.  They will paint the Tatnall Wall between Nelson Street and Northside Drive, just below the current soccer field.  If you’d like to help paint, meet at Tatnall.  We’ll have gloves and brushes. A big Thank You to Global Paint for Charity and all the GSU volunteers!tatnall

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Application Now Open for the 2016 Atlanta Artadia Awards

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in News |

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This is a great opportunity for an artist to receive funding for an art piece in Castleberry Hill. It could be used for a sculpture, mural or even a new metal entry sign for the neighborhood!

Atlanta Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout Greater Atlanta. The 23 eligible counties are: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, Spalding, and Walton. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all media, and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Artadia Awardees are selected through a two-tiered jury process that combines local expertise with outside perspective from leading curators and artists. A preliminary panel will evaluate all online submissions and select five Finalists in October. A second panel will conduct studio visits with each Finalist, gaining a broader context for the artists’ work. Awardees will be selected from the Finalist pool to receive unrestricted Artadia Awards of $10,000. The 2016 Atlanta Awardees will be announced in November and are eligible for the inaugural national Artadia Award.

The Atlanta Artadia Awards are:

– Open to anyone living in the Greater Atlanta area
– Free of application fees and project outline requirements
– Merit-based
– Unrestricted

For the online application, please visit artadia.submittable.com. Application Deadline October 1, 2016

 

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Laces for Atlanta Needs Your Shoelaces!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in News |

lacesforatlantaMercedes-Benz Stadium and the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) are collaborating to create one of the largest and most exciting collections of site specific works in the Southeast. They are working with acclaimed artist Nari Ward to collect shoelaces of all kinds from our local communities to create a piece that will spell the words “ONE VOICE”; a representation of the collective voice of our entire community.
Be a part of Mercedes-Benz Stadium and lend your voice. Their goal is to collect 10,000 laces, any and all adult shoelaces are welcome! If you’d like to contribute, bring your shoelaces to Adios Cafe, 180 Walker Street. There’s a purple drop off box near the Walker Street entrance doors.

The deadline to donate is November 7, 2016.

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Castleberry Hill Loft Tour Returns October 22nd!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in News |

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The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association’s (CHNA) Castleberry Hill Loft Tour will be held October 22nd 11am – 5pm, throughout the historic Atlanta neighborhood. The Loft Tour is excited to welcome attendees to the Landmark District to explore hand-selected lofts and the neighborhood’s distinctive art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and businesses. Make sure to check out castleberryhill.org/lofttour and follow us on social media for the latest updates!

PURCHASE TICKETS 
freshtix.com/events/lofttour16

For Media Inquires:
Kim Singleton – Brite Creative
843-557-4715, kim@britecreative.com

Photography Shoutout:
Calvin Lockwood
CalvinLockwood.com

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Help End Drunk Driving In Georgia, Rise Up Run/Walk- Sept 10th

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in News |

riseupJoin the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Track Club and Mothers Against Drunk Driving for the 2016 Rise Up and Run/Walk Like MADD 5K on September 10th presented by Northside Hospital. The event offers options for the whole family – including a 5K Run, 5K Walk, One Mile Run, One Mile Wheelchair Event and 50m Dash. All participants finish on the 50-yard line inside the Georgia Dome. 100% of proceeds benefit Mothers Against Drunk Driving Georgia.

The race starts at 7:30am and check-in is at 6am.  Race maps are coming soon. To Register for the race and for event details click HERE.

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You’re invited to Westside Entrepreneurship Listening Session, Aug 25th

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in News |

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation and The Russell Innovation Center  invite you to participate in a Westside entrepreneurial development discussion on Thursday, August 25th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the new Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (RCIE) located at 504 Fair Street Southwest in Castleberry Hill.  

The Blank Foundation understands how important entrepreneurs are to the Westside communities and in order for the communities to thrive, new and existing small businesses need to thrive. They are convening a meeting at the Center to learn more about what resources you need to succeed and overcome obstacles. After a brief tour of the RCIE, staff will share information on their programs and identify ways to work together. You will also have the opportunity to meet with other business owners and entrepreneurs working in the Westside to identify strategies to support businesses in the community.
This meeting is open to all Westside entrepreneurs and small business owners, however space is limited so please RSVP to Debbie Schumacher at DSchumacher@ambfo.com as soon as possible. You can also register via Eventbrite.
LIGHT LUNCH and REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.
 
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