2016 Lantern Parade

The Lantern Parade is hosted by the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons and kicks off the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition on the first Saturday after Labor Day each year.

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Piedmont Park

Members of Atlanta’s fastest growing population segment get up-close-and-personal on the Eastside Trail ATLANTA (September 27, 2016) – In collaboration with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta City Councilman and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. board member Andre Dickens offered a group of the city’s “golden citizens” an up-close-and-personal experience during his annual Senior Atlanta BeltLine Walk. Now […] Read more
posted in Art on the Atlanta BeltLine // 10/19/15
The sixth year of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine performances came to a fantastic finale on October 10 & 11. With the Westside Trail closed for construction, we had to get creative with our performance venues, so on Saturday, October 10, we took our events to the Piedmont Park stage on the northeast hiking trail. This […] Read more
The annual Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade will mark the opening of the fifth year of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, September 6. Parade-goers are encouraged to gather at 7:30 p.m. with their lanterns at the southern end of the Eastside Trail along Irwin Street / Lake Avenue. The street will be closed from […] Read more
Part of what is exciting about the Atlanta BeltLine project is that there is so much history buried in Atlanta, and much of it can be found by exploring the rail corridor that loops the city. For those of you that love Atlanta as much as we do, seeing glimpses of the past makes the […] Read more
posted in Access Points, Eastside Trail // 07/24/13
A partnership between the City of Atlanta, the PATH Foundation, and the Midtown Alliance has facilitated the construction of Atlanta’s first “cycle track,” a two-way bike lane on 10th Street near Piedmont Park, between Monroe Drive and Charles Allen Drive. The cycle track connects to the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail at Monroe Drive. This portion […] Read more
posted in Access Points, Construction Updates, Parks // 06/14/13
The Piedmont Park Conservancy, working with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., recently removed a stretch of fence along Evelyn Street in order to allow easier pedestrian access into the park from the interim hiking trail. While this section of the park at the northern end of the dog park has paved trails, they were disconnected from the […] Read more
Jason Abbott loves the fact that his condo building, The Belvedere, has a front door onto the Atlanta BeltLine and into Piedmont Park. That “front door” has come a long way in the past few years thanks to the work of Jason and fellow residents of The Belvedere along with Mike Ferreira and his team […] Read more
posted in Construction Updates, Eastside Trail // 05/15/12
Fresh from the Eastside Trail this morning – photos of our 14-foot-wide concrete path on the ground! Check out more photos of progress on our facebook page. Please keep in mind that this is still an active construction site and as such is currently CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, but we hope this teaser will whet […] Read more
posted in Access Points // 04/21/12
In the northeast segment of the city, a small driveway off of Monroe Drive connects to the Atlanta BeltLine’s hiking trail. The signs for the Piedmont Park parking deck will guide you west onto Evelyn Street. On foot, you can veer right from Evelyn onto the driveway that leads you to the trail. It parallels […] Read more
posted in Access Points // 03/21/12
Wondering how you can get on the Atlanta BeltLine hiking trails? In the northeast part of Atlanta, one of the access points for the Atlanta BeltLine hiking trails is down Westminster Drive off of Piedmont Avenue (in zip code 30309). Look for the Public Storage facility on Piedmont Avenue (just north of the entrance to […] Read more
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