Parks are the Heart of Community

According to the great urban activist and influencer, Jane Jacobs, for a park to be successful, it must “be where life swirls”—it must be the conduit for cultural and artistic expression for individuals and communities, a catalyst for healthy living, … Continue Reading →

Parks and the Resilient City

  The 17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, Parks and the Resilient City, explored how a robust park system contributes to the overall resilience of a city and ways we can make our park systems more resilient in the face … Continue Reading →

Tips for Planning a Community Event in Your Park

Are you looking for opportunities to relax and have fun with your family, friends, coworkers, or neighbors? There are few spots around the city to host an event that are more scenic or affordable than our urban parks! Whether you’re … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Matters in the Grant Park Vision Plan

Do you live near or regularly use Grant Park? Are you concerned about the future of the Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park? Do you have ideas for how this part of Grant Park could be enhanced and preserved for future Atlantans to love and enjoy?  … Continue Reading →

Shop at Whole Foods to Benefit Parks!

Prepare your shopping list and head to one of the four Whole Foods locations in Atlanta (Buckhead, Ponce, Briarcliff, and Brookhaven locations) on April 19. 5% of the cost of your purchase will be donated to Park Pride to support … Continue Reading →

A Conference for the Community

My name is Linda Cotten Taylor, and I’m the leader of the Friends of Chapel Hill Park in DeKalb County. In just a few weeks, I’m looking forward to attending my seventh Parks & Greenspace Conference. You might wonder why … Continue Reading →