Get in touch with your smooth Irish side and get ready to get Shamrocked at Park Tavern on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The 2013 Midtown Neighbors’ Association Annual Meeting is set for Wednesday evening at Park Tavern.
The Midtown community is invited to attend the 2013 Midtown Neighbors’ Association Annual Meeting and Spaghetti Dinner at Park Tavern on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 5:30-9 p.m. And make plans to stay afterwards to ice skate at the Southwest Rink at Park Tavern. Dinner prices for members are $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 10. Dinner price for non-members is $15 for adults. Skating costs extra. Guests of Park Tavern are charged to park in the Park Tavern parking lot, at a rate of $3 per car. The parking lot is managed by Lanier Parking Solutions on behalf of the City of Atlanta with proceeds benefiting the Atlanta BeltLine. At the annual meeting, there will be information tables from various MNA programs where you can get an…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Thanksgiving day brings with it skating's return to Park Tavern, and the horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday lights and carousel of Piedmont Park's, 'Season of Magic.'
Season of Magic returns to historic Piedmont Park on Thanksgiving day with nightly horse-drawn carriage rides through the elegantly lit park. The family-favorite, holiday carousel moves to the Meadow, next to Park Tavern, which has its own brand of happy holiday fun, but more on that in a moment. The Season of Magic celebration continues through January 6, 2013 as visitors are also welcome to stroll through the park and enjoy the festive lights and ornaments. The Piedmont Park Conservancy will offer corporate cocktail party packages throughout the season, hosted in Magnolia Hall. “We think we have created the perfect destination for families to celebrate the season. I don’t think there’s a more beautiful place in Atlanta to create lasting …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Southwest Airlines and Piedmont Park Conservancy celebrate the launch of the new "Southwest Porch at Park Tavern."
Southwest Airlines announced this week a gift in support of the Piedmont Park Conservancy (PPC), the organization dedicated to preserving and improving the popular Midtown park. And to celebrate the announcement of a new, multi-year investment in the park, Southwest also launched the "Southwest Porch at Park Tavern," a new outdoor space that will provide visitors with a relaxing spot to enjoy a year-round panorama of nature, events, and festivals, including a skating rink that will open on Thanksgiving Day. Southwest did not reveal how much it is paying for the partnership. The porch reinvigorates Park Tavern's patio with 200 new outdoor chairs and 50 tables, awnings and an expansive pergola. “We strive to be involved in the fabric of the …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Residents and visitors urged to prepare for large crowds in Midtown and the surrounding area this holiday weekend
The Labor Day weekend is here and it should be quite the busy one in Midtown and the surrounding area. With events scheduled ranging from Dragon*Con to Atlanta Black Pride to Park Tavern music festivals to college and prep football games, the Atlanta Police Department is reminding residents to stay safe and prepare accordingly for expected traffic and crowds. “The best advice I can give is for folks to not leave anything of value in their cars,” said Maj. Wayne Whitmire, Commander of APD’s Zone 5. “It’s actually a crime where people have a great deal of power to avoid becoming a victim. Leave items of value at home, or take them with you if absolutely necessary. Do not leave them in your car.” Atlanta Black Pride kicked off Thursday and …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Midtown Patch is giving away a free pair of tickets to the annual Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper fundraiser.
UPDATE: Congratulations to Eric Logan, winner of the two tickets to Friday's River Revival. Thanks to all for participating. Help raise money for the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (UCR), the West Midtown organization that protects and preserves the Chattahoochee River. The 16th Annual River Revival will raise money for the organization's river patrol and monitoring programs. The event will be held Friday, May 4 under Park Tavern’s Big Tent and promises to be a fun-filled night of great live music, delicious food and beverages and a whole lot more. And Midtown Patch is giving away two tickets! Entering this contest is easy. All you have to do is post an answer below to the question, “What does the Chattahoochee River mean to you?” There’s…
Friday, March 16, 2012
Inaugural event at Atlantic Station will be an all-day celebration of all things Irish highlighted by a concert from Better Than Ezra.
Top o' the mornin' to ya Midtown, well, actually it’s now afternoon. But that means our Readers’ Choice poll has closed for this week and Midtown Patch readers have selected Atlantic Station’s ‘ShamRock the Station’ as the best place to locally celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Saturday. "Atlantic Station is thrilled that the Midtown community is as excited as we are about 'ShamRock the Station,'" said Liz Gillespie, director of marketing for Atlantic Station. "This event will mark the beginning of a new St. Patrick's day tradition for our city. " The ShamRock the Station event finished the Readers’ Choice polling with 59-percent of the votes. The LEPRE*CON 2012 event at Park Tavern was second with 29-percent of the votes. On Saturday, the …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Love is in the air on a busy pre-Valentine's Day Saturday in Midtown.
Just in time for the Valentine’s Day holiday, romance will be in full bloom Saturday night at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. From 7-11 p.m., enjoy an elegant evening of cocktails, dancing, scrumptious desserts and live entertainment at one of the most romantic spots in Atlanta. Warm candlelight and fragrant orchids form the perfect setting for both couples and singles alike. Dance to the big band sounds of the Society Express Band and take a romantic stroll through the tropical conservatories. Sample heart-melting treats from the city's top caterers and sip soul-warming refreshments from cash bars. Look for a variety of activities such as an exciting casino party with DJ Joel Rabe of Lethal Rhythms, a playful photo booth, intoxicating …
Friday, July 29, 2011
Artists start to install exhibits along the BeltLine trail.
A serpentine tunnel of twigs soon will rise from the edge of Piedmont Park. Over the next month, earthy sculptor J.D. Koth will transform a grassy spot near Park Tavern in Midtown. Using branches and saplings, Koth will create a structure about 20 feet long that allows people to pass through as it curves along the ground. The sculpture is one of 66 projects commissioned for "Art on the Atlanta BeltLine," a public art program in its second year along the 22-mile loop. Koth and other artists began installing their projects this week. Art will be displayed or performed from September to November. The schedule will be released later this summer. Koth, an Edgewood resident who studies sculpture at Georgia State, said his dreamy design will …