Lantern Parade

More than 10,000 people lit the Eastside Trail with lanterns at the 2013 Lantern Parade.
Photo Credit: Sinan Sinharoy

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posted in Community Love // 08/11/14
The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club selected Amari’s Bike Adventure for its pre-K to first grade age group this year, which features a story that takes place on the Atlanta BeltLine. In the story, Amari is excited to ride her bike in the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade, but still needs to learn how to ride without training wheels. With a little […] Read more
posted in Community Love // 06/27/14
Learning about the Atlanta BeltLine can be rewarding, Midvale Elementary student Ethan Lee found out. Ethan, who just graduated from the fifth grade, participated in the 2014 Georgia State Social Studies Fair. His project, which was all about the positive impacts that the Atlanta BeltLine would have on the city, won first place for Best in Discipline for Geography […] Read more
posted in Community Love, Events // 04/18/14
One Day in Atlanta is coming, and they want your participation. One Day on Earth is a collaborative media project that spans several cities, including Atlanta. The participatory project encourages anyone with a camera – even if it’s just a camera-phone – to document a specific day in the city. Watch the trailer below: On April […] Read more
On the heels of receiving the EPA’s National Smart Growth Award in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, today’s AJC featured op ed columns from local celebrity chef Kevin Rathbun and Heather McTeer Toney, the EPA Region 4 Administrator, on how the Atlanta BeltLine is good for local business and a national model for […] Read more
When we ask people “What’s your favorite part of the Atlanta BeltLine?” the answer is usually a certain trail or a specific feature. Brian Stone’s answer moves with him: his favorite part of the trail is whatever part he’s on. As Associate Professor in the City and Regional Planning Program at Georgia Tech, the avid […] Read more
This past Spring, students from Georgia State University’s School of Art and Design under the guidance of Professor Pam Longobardi had the opportunity to bring their art outside of the classroom and into the public realm. Elan Buchen, Atlanta BeltLine Project Coordinator for Art and Design, spoke to the class about the Atlanta BeltLine and […] Read more
posted in Community Love, Eastside Trail // 12/20/12
We were thrilled to see this article in the Inman Park Advocator with a teenager’s take on the Eastside Trail and wanted to share it with all of you. It was written by Grady High School student Will Taber. Enjoy! Guest blog by Will Taber 1. I can now ride my bike safely from the […] Read more
posted in Community Love // 11/07/12
Seven years ago, Eli Dickerson and his wife Elizabeth moved to intown Atlanta and are here to stay. As a naturalist, educator, tree enthusiast, and community advocate, Eli had a plan to get people into the great outdoors within our city. He started leading urban hikes across Atlanta, finding tucked away trails and forgotten pathways. […] Read more
posted in Community Love, Events // 07/17/12
Standing by their slogan “Giving Georgia Playwrights A Voice On Georgia’s Stage,” Essential Theatre is an Atlanta theatre group with a strong focus on encouraging local works with local talent. Their most recent production, THE LOCAL, is an original theatre piece about Atlanta, developed by local artists, including playwrights, photographers, a poet, choreographers, a graffiti […] Read more
posted in Community Love // 06/20/12
Every now and then, it hits us just how lucky we are to live here in Atlanta. So many residents work so hard to make a difference in lives of their neighbors and Ms. Jaki of Year Up Atlanta ranks among them. She works as a teacher with college-aged young adults towards building a skill […] Read more
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