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Park Pride in 15 Frames

Founded in 1989, Park Pride is celebrating its 25th year working with neighborhoods all over Atlanta to improve local parks and advocate for increased greenspace. This photo gallery was designed specifically to honor and commemorate Park Pride’s 25th Anniversary, to recognize the dedication of the Friends of the Park groups, and to thank community and … Continue Reading →

We Came. We Saw. We Gardened.

Park Pride’s 2014 Community Garden Tour was nothing short of a HUGE success. Thanks so much for coming along for the ride, and we hope to see you next year!                                  

Lessons from the Garden Hills Pool House Project

At our June PARC meeting (that’s Parks Atlanta Rescue Coalition), we visited with Jeff Clark at the Garden Hills Pool House. Jeff is the President of the pool’s volunteer board of directors, and under his leadership they built a BEAUTIFUL new pool house … all with money raised through 36 months of painstaking fundraising. Fundraising … Continue Reading →

More Reasons to Enjoy Pints for Parks!

We’ve been working hard to make Pints for Parks at Orpheus Brewing on July 8th even more irresistible! REGISTER While at Pints, you’ll have the opportunity to Tweet, play games, and win the following door prizes: A $50 gift certificate for Fifth Group Restaurants; in case you can’t decide which restaurant is your favorite, fear … Continue Reading →

Taste Beer. Support Parks!

Date: Tuesday, July 8 Time: 6-9pm Location: Orpheus Brewing REGISTER It’s been FOUR years since Park Pride has organized a Pints for Parks shindig … but drinking on behalf of greenspace is BACK and is going to be better than ever! You’re skeptical?! Don’t be! Below are 5 GREAT reasons why you need to attend … Continue Reading →

Eight Ways Parks Improve Your Health

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fujIjTedVfs?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360] This video also works with the title “Eight Reasons to Support an Increased Budget for Parks!” Thank you, Trust for Public Land, for summarizing some of the benefits of parks so succinctly. For more great reading on this video and the research behind it, visit the Trust for Public Land’s blog and download … Continue Reading →

Pops in Parks

Those hot summer days are approaching, Atlanta. It’s time to prepare your offensive game to beat the heat, and Park Pride has a GREAT way to help you do it! POPS IN PARKS   On weekends from June to August, Park Pride and the King of Pops will show up at 25 parks throughout the … Continue Reading →

Community Garden Tour Route Revealed!

We’re ready to announce the route for this year’s Community Garden Tour! Hold onto your hats!! REGISTER NOW Starting Point –Elliot Street Deli & Pub We’ll meet here to kick-off the ride in conjunction with the Atlanta Cycling Festival at 2pm on Saturday, June 7! Stop 1 – 5th Kingdom According to their website 5th … Continue Reading →

2014 Community Garden Tour

  Join us to get inspired by what’s growing in Atlanta and to network with local garden enthusiasts! Whether you are an experienced or novice gardener, or want to learn more about community gardens in Atlanta, this tour will provide plenty of insight and firsthand knowledge. The Details Date: Saturday, June 7 Time: 2-6pm Location: … Continue Reading →

McDaniel Branch Stormwater Restoration Tour

  Next Saturday, join Park Pride on a tour highlighting the green infrastructure of the McDaniel Branch stormwater project. Designed to mitigate the impacts of stormwater runoff in Atlanta’s in-town neighborhoods, the constructed wetlands central to this project mimic natural systems for managing stormwater. An added benefit of this project has been the re-visioning of … Continue Reading →