AIEV aims to bring local artists to the neighborhood in October, celebrating their work while enriching the local community through a month long series of open-air, pop-up public art programs. Read more about how to participate in a unique opportunity to exhibit, talk about and sell fresh, compelling works. The entry deadline is August 15.
Open Streets Coming Back!
Mark your calendars now for Sept. 21, 2014 for the second annual Emory Village Open Streets.
If you thought last year was fun, wait till you see what we have in store for 2014. More later....
A Village staple since 1999, Doc Chey's closed on July 4 to prepare for “unleashing the dragon.” It will open a new restaurant concept called Dragon Bowl later this month. Expect more choices of proteins, sauces and bases, along with kimchi dumplings.
In August, Ali’s Cookies will open in the Village in the former site of Tin Drum, which closed its doors in January. Emory Village will be the third location in Atlanta for Ali’s, which is known for its chocolate chip cookies among others, as well as lactose-free and gluten-free cookies.
Beer on Tap
Slice & Pint is now brewing and serving craft beer —an IPA, Belgian Golden, a Wit, an Irish Stout and a GermanHefeweizen.“We will constantly change our beers so new ones will show up all the time,” says co-owner Crawford Moran. These days you may find your friends playing games on the smallpatio in front of the brewery—"a fun place to hang out.”
Emory Village Attracting National Attention
In late April AIEV Chair David Payne and members Betty Willis, and Todd Hill along with DHCA President Justin Critz welcomed a van full of planners from across the country who were in town for the national American Planning Association (APA) annual meeting. Read more.
Old Trolley Rails Return
Home to Emory Village
Emory Village's salute to history now reaches skyward in Emory Village Park, thanks to neighbor and metal worker Charles Calhoun. He repurposed three century-old trolley rails into a striking sculpture that soars over the park fountain.Read more.