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Comment Archives: stories: Special Sections: Neighborhood Guide

Re: “Old Fourth Ward

Darin: O4W is bigger than you think it is, roughly Ponce to Dekalb Ave and Peachtree to the East Side Trail.

http://www.o4wba.com/about/neighborhood-as…

Posted by Jason White on 04/27/2016 at 8:04 PM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

Pretty sure whoever wrote that comment:

1. Hasn't ever read a newspaper
2. Doesn't know that journalists write stories based on interviews with other people, not their own experience.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by native_HUMAN on 03/31/2016 at 11:16 AM

Re: “How did Factory Town become Cabbagetown?

I grew up in cabbagetown I am now 28 years old but I also was told the story of the truck flipping over and everyone cooked cabbage that night and it lingered for days that's the story most if us were told but growing up in cabbagetown we were all family and everyone helped everyone it was by far the best place to grow up!!!!!!!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Victoria Clark on 03/31/2016 at 4:38 AM

Re: “How well do you know Atlanta’s neighborhoods?

Ansley Park is my most fav.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Babby on 03/29/2016 at 11:20 AM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

Pretty sure, whoever wrote this article:

1. Isn't from Atlanta
2. Don't know what weird means.

It's a horrible article that quotes more of what other writer's have written then of their own experience.

1 like, 8 dislikes
Posted by native_GA on 03/29/2016 at 1:39 AM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

I spent 15 years of my life in L5P...I go back now and its a tourist trap...sure, much of the eccentricities abound, but in a much more corporate, and thus, unoriginal manner...living just up Euclid was one of the best times in my life--now, I probably couldn't afford to stay more than a week. Thus is change--'progress' is relative, but I do miss it and am saddened others without much funding will have somewhere like this to experience--but I'm sure newer, less costly bohemian places are sprouting up around the ATL, I hope...
~ #Jacdevi

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by jacdevi on 03/28/2016 at 7:14 PM

Re: “What’s your favorite place in Atlanta?

7:45PM in October facing the open windows at the Earl in the high stools as the heat finally starts to give way to cooler nights....with beer and a whiskey.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by maomoa on 03/28/2016 at 3:17 PM

Re: “Navigating Atlanta's wealth gap

He didn't read it before judging you, so typical. I applaud you for practicing sustainable living gardening to provide healthy produce. Gentrification is destroying neighborhoods all across the country and the developers don't care who is displaced.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Vonmiwi Culvera on 03/26/2016 at 7:52 PM

Re: “Navigating Atlanta's wealth gap

Peace Rodney:
I own my home, it says "mortgage," not "rent." Thank God I was able to buy intown in this market.
Have a good one!
~taj anwar

20 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Taj Anwar 1 on 03/25/2016 at 8:30 PM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

You are to be Co mended, for that article! Wish I, had the knowledge to present such. Keep it up!

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Posted by Robert Lewis Sidowey on 03/25/2016 at 3:46 PM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

Great article, Mr. Wheatley,

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Posted by suepie52 on 03/25/2016 at 10:37 AM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

@ L5P is sacred - It's a little late for that, no?

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Posted by jurban8 on 03/25/2016 at 9:25 AM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

Not to sound too petulant, but the reference to Edgewood is somewhat misleading. The former city of Edgewood still proudly exists as a neighborhood, but doesn't get its propers! Both Lake Claire and Candler Park owe their origins to the existing Edgewood neighborhood.

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Posted by MerryLeigh Giarra on 03/25/2016 at 8:48 AM

Re: “How well do you know Atlanta’s neighborhoods?

Hey @Cabal23 - There are more than 240 neighborhoods in the city - our goal is to have all of them included over the course of the next couple of neighborhood issues. We're working toward it! Keep an eye out for Benteen Park in the future.

@chillax - Castleberry Hill is covered extensively in our Atlanta City Guide, which is linked in the intro to this story. This feature is intended to highlight some of the lesser known places around Atlanta. Here's a direct link to Castleberry Hill for you: http://clatl.com/atlanta/CityGuide?guide=c…
Thanks!
- Debbie Michaud, CL editor

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Debbie Michaud on 03/25/2016 at 8:47 AM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

Born into area in '49..family lived in apt w/ great uncle WW Riner @ 354 N. Highland...long time Primitive Baptist preacher. '52 Dad bought house on Copenhill Ave. Today house is the last house standing & now a Chiropracter office, once there were 48 houses...
I started school @ Moreland Elem in '54.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Tommy on 03/25/2016 at 7:37 AM

Re: “A walk in the park

Hampton-Beecher Park with the Lionel Hampton Trail and the SW BeltLine Connector Trail.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Cutty's Ballers on 03/24/2016 at 10:07 PM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

was there for the first time ever a few weeks ago to see Mark Farner in concert. i was very impressed with the area

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Walt 1 on 03/24/2016 at 8:15 PM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

No mention of Sevananda Food Cooperative, one of the earliest anchor businesses in L5P (circa '75). Otherwise, a pretty comprehensive retrospective. Thanks for the memories, from one who was there.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Ward Silver on 03/24/2016 at 7:56 PM

Re: “How did Little Five Points get weird?

I will leave Atlanta if L5P becomes a magnet for chains. It already scares me the chains that have moved in and around it.

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Posted by L5P is sacred on 03/24/2016 at 6:29 PM

Re: “Inside the Boulevard Food Co-Op

This is wonderful. But we need also programs like this to help the homeless.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Great program on 03/24/2016 at 6:18 PM

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