The new Mason Mill Park redevelopment plan breaks ground

This past Saturday, Mason Mill Park officially broke ground on the renovation master plans for our new park, including a bridge to connect the current PATH trail to Mason Mill Park via a bridge over the CSX railroad tracks.

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This makes me nervous… Next public meeting scheduled to further Mason Mill Park redevelopment plans

We want your opinion regarding the Mason Mill Park redevelopment plans! The public is invited to attend an information session with DeKalb County Parks and Recreation on February 2, 2010.

Atlanta urban hike along the BeltLine’s newly cleared northeast corridor!

This past Saturday morning, I had the opportunity to walk a continuous three mile hike of the Atlanta BeltLine path from Piedmont Park to DeKalb Avenue! Angel Poventud and Eli Dickerson led almost 30 other intrigued residents on this urban hike along Atlanta’s old rail corridors.

Say goodbye to the old railroad tracks behind Rathbun’s Steak along the Atlanta BeltLine!…

The first abandoned railroad tracks are removed and recycled in the Atlanta BeltLine’s northeast section in Inman Park to make way for an urban hiking path!

Don’t miss these green Atlanta festivals: Fall Fest 3 with Trees Atlanta and Fall in the 4th with the Fourth Ward

Don’t miss two great local Atlanta festivals coming up in September: Fall in the 4th and the Fall Fest at Trees Atlanta thrown by the Druid Hills Environmental Club!

Increasing Atlanta’s and Decatur’s local parks with the DeKalb County Parks Bond and Greenspace Program

DeKalb County Parks Bond and Greenspace Program has worked since 2000 to implement big changes and acquire greenspace around the city. Learn how you can volunteer and maintain current parks, adopt a park, and more!

The Brookwood in Buckhead: Atlanta’s first high-rise condo complex to earn LEED certification

The Brookwood, a recently-completed high rise community located just South of Piedmont Hospital, is contributing to the Atlanta community in many ways through its green standards. In fact, it’s slated to be Atlanta’s first residential high-rise to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Local Decatur business Renewal Design-Build is branching out to offer green Home Performance Assessments

Local Decatur business Renewal Design-Build is branching out to offer green Home Performance Assessments

Get on board with the Atlanta BeltLine bus tours! Yes, it’s happening!

Get on board with the Atlanta BeltLine bus tours!

AMTRAK resigns its fight for the “Decatur Belt” and the Atlanta BeltLine continues on!

Update on the BeltLine versus AMTRAK debate as well as the Quarterly Briefing in February 2009.

North Druid Hills Road in DeKalb County awarded $120,000 from the Atlanta Regional Commission

This week, I received the following update on North Druid Hills Road and grant money from our local yahoo group (Laurel Ridge Yahoo Group) and wanted to share it. As a resident who lives off of N. Druid Hills Road, I know we’ll appreciate any efforts to go green and make Atlanta and Decatur neighborhoods more … Continue reading

Upcoming Atlanta BeltLine Meetings in Southwest & Northeast Atlanta

Get involved with the Atlanta BeltLine and the future of our city! Here are a few upcoming events plus links to the BeltLine bus tour and volunteer opportunities.