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March 6 Information Session offered by Lifelong Inman Park

A Discussion on the state of Georgia’s Senior Care Facilities

A follow-up on the AJC’s investigative report series “Unprotected”.  The program will look at the issues raised, proposed legislative responses and the on-going need for a collaborative consumer driven response to ensure quality care for all of Georgia’s residents living in assisted living and personal care communities.

March 6th at 10:00 am

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Volunteer Fair, March 22, 3-5pm, Trolley Barn

Please join us at the 2020 Festival Volunteer Fair on March 22 at the Trolley Barn from 3-5 pm.


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2020 Inman Park Festival Volunteer Sign Up is Live!

The Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes requires hundreds of volunteers to be successful.  There are 26 areas where you can volunteer for only a 2 hour shift (comes with free beer for the 21+ crowd).  Take a couple hours to help, meet some new neighbors, have fun and feel like you are part of running the best festival in the city.  We are the largest volunteer-run festival in the Southeast!  We need your help.

Bleeding Hearts Art Open House

Are you a bleeding heart for local art? Do you love Little 5 Points?

Join the Little 5 Points Alliance for an ART OPEN HOUSE at the Little 5 Points Center for Arts and Community located at 1083 Austin Ave NE. If you've never been inside the old 1919 Moreland School THIS IS YOUR CHANCE!! Once a school to over 900 students, the L5PCAC has been home to over 20 arts and community organizations since 1982. More info

+ Over 10 local artist studios open for tour
+ Manga African Dance, Inc. and Gateway Performance Productions performances
+ Horizon Theatre Company tickets for sale to 8pm show ONCE:
+Music by WRFG
+Martial Arts Demonstrations and Rising Phoenix T'ai Chi (TM)
+Family Crafts
+Interactive Art
+Snacks + Drinks offered in studios

* Bleeding Hearts Art Open House is part of the Little 5 Point Alliance's monthly program, Weird Wednesday.

Dekalb Ave Complete Street Open House

IPNA Tax Reform Committee Proposals

Proposed Homestead Exemptions from School Taxes--Plan A

Retain present Homestead exemption from school taxes (enacted in 2018 and in effect until 2021). Exempts $50,000 of assessed value above the first $10,000.  Everyone pays school taxes on the first $10,000 in valuation; school taxes are exempted up to assessed values of $60,000; beyond that valuation, there are presently no additional exemptions. 


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Hulsey Yard Master Plan Vote

As announced at the December meeting, IPNA will be requesting a vote of support at the Jan. 15 IPNA meeting for the Hulsey Yard Master Plan. IPNA, along with Reynoldstown, Cabbagetown, and Fourth Ward Neighbors, organized, funded and guided the study.  With the backing of the four neighborhoods, the plan will be brought to NPU-N for support of its adoption into the City's Comprehensive Development Plan. A copy of the final document can be found here, and more information about the planning process can be found here: .

Plant Trees and Shrubs in Springvale Park

Celebrate MLK Weekend by joining your neighbors to plant trees and shrubs in Springvale Park on Saturday, January 18, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Meet at the corner of Edgewood and Waverly. All ages are welcome! No experience is necessary! Trees Atlanta and Inman Park Tree Watch will provide both tools and instruction. You should wear closed-toed shoes or boots and clothes that can get dirty. If you have your own work gloves, bring them. Also bring water in a reusable container. If you prefer not to plant, you can fill buckets with mulch. If you don't care for pitchforks, you could volunteer to bring snacks. If baking's not your thing, you can simply ooh and aah as our fabulous neighborhood continues its incredible efforts to return its beloved park to its full glory. Trees Atlanta would be delighted to have you sign up in advance: simply go to Contact Jim Abbot ([email protected], 404-281-0638) with questions. 
Inman Park Tree Watch is also organizing a Leap Day Tree Planting for Saturday, February 29. We will mostly be replacing young trees that have died, but any neighbor interested in leaping into a greener future, by planting a shade tree in your yard or smaller tree along the street, should feel free to contact Jim. Additional details to come. 

Krog Tunnel Closure

The Krog Street tunnel will be partially closed/closed for filming on Jan 8,9&10.  See notice below for specifics on times and the type of closure. While this affects our neighbors to the south more than Inman Park, we want everyone to be safe!


Elvis' Birthday Party, January 8, in L5P

Elvis’ Birthday Party in L5P is happening January 8, Weird Wednesday.  We have 3 Elvis impersonators that will be walking around, starting at 4 pm. There will be pizza with Elvis at 5:30 at Cameli's and 6:30 at Savage. At 8 pm the Corner Tavern is having Elvis Karaoke, peanut butter/bacon/banana sandwich special, and a birthday cake.  Please support L5P with your attendance!

Beltline Subarea 5 Masterplan

The Beltline team came to the last IPNA meeting and made a presentation about the Beltline Subarea 5 Masterplan and where they currently are in the process.  This was just an announcement for the neighborhoods that make up this particular Subarea. They are still seeking public comment on the draft document which lives on their website at All meeting materials are up to date on the website at  

December 2019 IPNA Meeting Agenda

The Inman Park Neighborhood Association Meeting will be held Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 7:30 pm at the Trolley Barn. The following items are on the agenda. All are welcome. Childcare will be provided. Food is provided by Hampton and Hudson, Nina and Rafi and The Daily Tavern. 

*Representatives of the IPNA Festival Committee will hold a flash sale before the meeting with steep discounts on select merchandise from past festivals!

Agenda Items

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2020 Print Membership Directory

IPNA will be printing new membership directories early next year.  If you want to be in the new directory, please go to, login to check your profile and make sure all your information is correct. If you have a spouse/partner/significant other, make sure they are also a member of IPNA so they can be cross-referenced in the directory. If you have a s/p/so listed under your profile but they have not joined individually, they cannot be cross-referenced. IPNA membership is by individual, not household, while security patrol membership is by household.

We encourage everyone to check out their profile and make any corrections. This makes the job of printing the directory much easier on the individuals who are facilitating this process. Also, ask your friends and neighbors to join. The more, the merrier!

Thank you in advance for your cooperation,

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Advertise in the NEW Advocator

Do you own a local business? You can now advertise in the new and improved Inman Park Advocator! IPNA is taking the publication back in-house beginning with the January 2020 issue. The Advocator will continue to be mailed directly to 2200 residences, and several hundred copies will also be delivered each month to local businesses. We will feature only local ads! December 20 is the deadline to submit your ad for our premier issue.  Ads will be published in black & white.

Ad Rate Sheet

L5PA Ideas & Progress Party

WE'RE READY CELEBRATE OUR YEAR LONG PROGRESS WITH YOU!  We hope to see you next week at our Ideas + Progress Party on 11/13. Please  invite your friends and neighbors who love Little 5!  Share our FB Event! 
Ideas + Progress Party on November 13 from 6-9 p.m.

Please join us to learn about our PROGRESS, SHARE IDEAS AND PARTY!
  • Georgia Tech Design Studio Engagement Session: Creative ideas about improving how people get to and use L5P. Your voice is requested! 
  • L5P Alliance Elected Board Announcement
  • L5P Alliance Progress Report and Upcoming Plans
  • L5P Community Improvement District Project Updates
Little 5 Points Center for Art & Community (1083 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307) in the Shifalo Cafe- formerly the cafeteria.  
This event is one of our Weird Wednesdays which are FREE & Family Friendly. Everyone Welcome! 
GA TECH DESIGN STUDIO - Let's Make History
Did you know GA Tech is helping us out in Little 5? The master's program design studio is studying the district and recommending how people can get to and use L5P.
They need your ideas and response to what they've gathered so far! Please attend the Ideas + Progress Party on 11/13 (next Wednesday) to hear their recommendations and share your feedback.
Before and After Georgia Works in L5P
Thank you Don Bender for sponsoring the October cleanup which included weed removal and trash pick up! The streets and sidewalks of L5P are so fresh and so clean thanks to Georgia Works.  
If you'd like to learn more and/or sponsor a clean up click HERE.
See you next week! 

Thanksgiving Holiday Solid Waste Schedule

The Office of Solid Waste Services will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.

Please note the revised solid waste collection schedule November 28-December 7.

The regular collection schedule resumes Monday, December 9, 2019.

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IPNA November 2019 Meeting Agenda

The Inman Park Neighborhood Association Meeting will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:30 pm at the Trolley Barn. The following items are on the agenda. All are welcome. Childcare will be provided. Food is provided by Hampton and Hudson, Nina and Rafi and The Daily Tavern.  (Meeting agenda is light this month and everyone should be home in time for the debate.)

Agenda Items

  • Pat Westrick – Hosts for 2020 Porch Parties
  • Al Caproni – Little 5 Points Alliance
  • Carla Jeffries – The Advocator
  • Lifelong Inman Park – Cristy Lenz, Oral History Project
  • Jackie Lawrence – Neighbor-to-Neighbor Project
  • Carol Mitchel – IPNA Directories
  • Vote on Krog Street Market Expansion Plans 
  • Hulsey Yard
  • Villa de Grip
  • Crave Nightclub
  • IPNA Trolley Barn Storage Room Construction


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Lifelong Inman Park Information Series

Lifelong Inman Park Information Series 

Nancy Morrison


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Springvale Park South Herbicide Treatment

The Springvale Park Committee together with Inman Park Tree Watch has this announcement for visitors to the southern portion of the park, i.e., the natural area that lies between Euclid and Edgewood. Trees Atlanta will be applying herbicide to invasive ground covers in that half of the park on Friday, November 8, and Monday, November 11. If you regularly hike or walk your dog there, you should find a different location on those two days. Thank you for your cooperation. Contact Jim Abbot, 404-281-0638, if you have a question.