Posts tagged with "kirkwood"

Happy Mango eco-friendly baby store opening in Kirkwood

Posted by Dena Mellick March 1, 2016

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor An eco-friendly baby store that offers lactation support to nursing mothers is opening in Kirkwood this month. Happy Mango will open its doors Wednesday, March 9 at 1996 Hosea L. Williams Dr. NE in Atlanta in the space formerly occupied by Takai Hair Salon. Owner Phnewfula Frederiksen said the Kirkwood […]

Kirkwood wins award for bike-friendly neighborhood

Posted by Dena Mellick February 16, 2016

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition (ABC) has honored Kirkwood with an award for being a bike-friendly neighborhood. The award was presented during a ceremony on Feb. 12. ABC said Kirkwood received a “Blinkie” award “for building bicycle amenities that support people biking and the local business district.” ABC highlighted the work of resident Carl Holt saying, […]

MLK Day of Service projects in Kirkwood, Decatur

Posted by Dena Mellick January 12, 2016

There are several MLK Day of Service projects taking place this weekend. In Kirkwood, volunteers are needed at the historic Clay Cemetery at 31 Clifton Street, NE on Monday, Jan. 18 at 9 a.m. Project organizer Earl Williamson said, “We’ll be placing 25 cast cement gravestones to identify unmarked graves located by ground penetrating radar. […]

Kirkwood to hold Mardi Gras parade

Posted by Dena Mellick January 6, 2016

Kirkwood is putting its mark on Mardi Gras with its first annual Mardi Gras parade on Saturday, Jan. 30. The event, dubbed Lanta Gras, will include floats, music, dancing, and of course, Mardi Gras beads. The fun begins at 12 p.m. The parade starts at the corner of Hallman Street and Kirkwood Road NE. The full […]

Atlanta Police toy drive held at precinct in Kirkwood

Posted by Dena Mellick December 10, 2015

Atlanta Police are collecting toys for needy children at the Zone Six Precinct in Kirkwood. Police are asking for new unwrapped toys to be dropped off at 2025 Hosea L Williams Drive until Monday, Dec. 14. The gifts will be distributed to kids at a party at the precinct on Dec. 17 from 5 p.m. until […]

Kirkwood Holiday Splash raising funds for splash park

Posted by Dena Mellick December 1, 2015

This story has been updated. By Dena Mellick, Associate editor Businesses in downtown Kirkwood are getting into the holiday spirit with a community fundraising effort this Saturday. Nearly 20 Kirkwood companies are participating in Holiday SPLASH! from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. The money raised will go toward Coan SPLASH, a non-profit organization working to […]

Tidbits: Pine Street Market whole hog class, La Calavera’s new oven

Posted by Dena Mellick November 12, 2015

We’re keeping you updated on the latest food happenings in the area! Pine Street Market in Avondale Estates is hosting a Whole Hog Class Saturday Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Pine Street Market employees will explain different cuts of pork, and will break down a whole pig in a butchery demonstration. The class […]

Kirkwood bakery reopens after renovation

Posted by Dena Mellick September 28, 2015

Dulce Vegan bakery in Kirkwood reopened Sunday, September 27 after being closed for renovations for several months. The vegan bakery and cafe held a soft opening with a limited menu, but the shop on Hosea Williams Dr. NE was packed with customers who seemed happy to have it open again. Owner Howell Belser told Decaturish that the bakery […]

Pullman Yard showcase event to share vision with community

Posted by Dena Mellick September 24, 2015

An event at Kirkwood’s vacant Pullman Yard will show the community a vision of what the transformed property could be. Atlanta ContactPoint, a non-profit proposing to turn the property into multi-purpose sports fields, office space, arts and greenhouse space, will host a daylong community event on Saturday, September 26 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. […]

Kirkwood bakery asks for help reopening following renovations

Posted by Dena Mellick August 5, 2015

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor A Kirkwood bakery is asking customers to help it make a big comeback after being closed for renovations. Dulce Vegan is a vegan bakery and cafe that also caters to those with food allergies and dietary restrictions. The bakery closed temporarily in March for some quick renovations and improvements. At […]

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