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Oysterfest at Park Tavern

Oysterfest at Park Tavern

ATLANTA – On Saturday, February 12th, Park Tavern on Piedmont Park will be hosting their popular annual event "Oysterfest" from noon until midnight. This event, presented by Spiral Entertainment, is a day-long, outdoor, oyster-shucking experience that attracts thousands of festival goers, each year. The event features music from local bands, DJs, ice cold beer, spirits, Bloody Mary bar and tons of fresh fried, steamed and raw Blue Point oysters from Connecticut and Malpeque oysters from Prince Edward Island in Canada.

Tickets to Oysterfest are on sale for $15 but the price will increase. Admission does not include food or drinks, however, it does guarantee your attendance at what some call, “The hottest ticket in town”.

Bands to perform include: Life and Limb; Abbey Road, a Beatles Tribute Band and Block Party, an 80’s cover band.

City of Atlanta Solid Waste Services Resume Friday, January 14, 2011

City of Atlanta Solid Waste Services Resume Friday, January 14, 2011

ATLANTA --- The Department of Public Works will resume collection of household garbage on Friday, January 14, 2011.  Route collections have been delayed due to hazardous road conditions and limited access to our transfer stations. We will work through the weekend to ensure completion of household garbage citywide as follows:

  • Friday, January 14, 2011 - Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Household Garbage Collection Resumes Citywide
  • Monday, January 17, 2011
    No collections due to M L King, Jr.

Solid Waste Collection Delayed Until Roads Improve

Solid Waste Collection Delayed Until Roads Improve

The City of Atlanta desires to keep you informed.  Please be advised that Solid waste collections are delayed due to hazardous road conditions and limited access to our solid waste transfer stations. 

The Department of Public Works will begin collection of routes as road conditions improve. We will work to ensure completion of citywide collection.  Yard trimming collections are delayed until further notice. All route collections are dependent upon weather conditions and accessibility.

To report dangerous ice conditions on streets or traffic signal problems, such as outages, please contact 404.546.2615 or 404.853.3200.

 

The Atlanta BeltLine is Breaking Ground on the Eastside Trail, 10/30 at 10am

Atlanta, GA--  The Atlanta BeltLine is breaking ground on one of the most talked-about developments in Atlanta, the Eastside Trail.  The groundbreaking ceremony will mark the beginning of construction on the 2.5-mile segment of trail running from DeKalb Avenue to 10th Street and Monroe Drive at the tip of Piedmont Park, which is projected to be complete in summer of 2011.

The new Eastside Trail will be a 14-foot wide concrete multi-use trail in the Atlanta BeltLine right-of-way which will connect Piedmont Park, the new Historic Fourth Ward Park which is now under construction, and the Freedom Park trail.