Posts tagged with "East Lake"

East Lake in the mix as Brick Store scouts brew pub locations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 10, 2016

The owners behind Brick Store Pub in Decatur are on the lookout for locations for a brew pub, and one possible location is in East Lake. Jeff Johnson, president of the East Lake Neighbors Community Association, confirmed representatives from the Brick Store attended a recent ELNCA meeting. The company has expressed an interest in the former […]

Start:ME Program helps entrepreneurs in Kirkwood, East Lake and Clarkston

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 17, 2015

This story has been updated.  A business accelerator program is taking applications from local entrepreneurs who want to take their businesses to the next level. Start:Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program (Start:ME), is a 14-week program that offers business training, mentorship support and early stage-financing to promising entrepreneurs, according to a press release. It’s backed by the Social Enterprise […]

Police say brother killed sister in East Lake homicide

Posted by Dena Mellick July 9, 2015

Atlanta police say the brother of an East Lake woman shot her as she slept Thursday morning, killing her. Zone 6 officers responded to the call around 7:25 a.m. in the 600 block of Greenhaven Drive. Atlanta police say she was taken to Grady Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Local media outlets have identified her […]

Toomer Elementary principal leaving for Drew Charter School

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 8, 2015

This story has been updated.  Parents of Kirkwood’s Toomer Elementary School received a letter dated May 8 from school Principal Nicole Evans Jones informing them that she is leaving to work at Drew Charter School in East Lake. Jones said in the letter to parents that she will become Drew’s “Director of Talent.” Her last day at […]

East Lake man reports goat slaying

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 14, 2014

Atlanta Police responded to a bizarre and disturbing call in East Lake this week. According to a police report, on Wednesday a morning, Nov. 12, an officer went to the home of a man living on the 2700 block of Tupelo Street. The man told police he’d discovered four of his pets – three goats, one […]

Vandals slash car tires in East Lake

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 13, 2014

Several East Lake residents had a fine start to their Monday morning. According to Atlanta Police reports, overnight vandals slashed tires on 19 vehicles parked along 4th Avenue Southeast and Hosea Williams Drive Northeast. The incidents occurred sometime between 11 pm Sunday night and 7 am Monday morning. Police reports indicate that there were no […]

Universal Joint, Fox Brothers featured on PGA tour

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 11, 2014

Two local restaurants are making history during the PGA Tour Championship this week. Universal Joint and Fox Brothers Barbecue were selected to be the first local restaurants to serve food at the tour as part of a new feature: the Taste of Atlanta. At noon, the spectators were milling about the East Lake Golf Club, […]

APD responds to family feud at Morris Lounge

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 26, 2014

Atlanta Police responded to an assault at the Morris Restaurant and Lounge in Kirkwood just two days after its owners announced plans to rein in some of the rowdier behavior there. The victim of the assault, Franklin Morris, and the suspect, Roosevelt Morris, are brothers and part of the family that owns the lounge. According to […]

Atlanta Police – Burglar broke alarm panels

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 23, 2014

An Atlanta Police officer responded to a burglar alarm in East Lake over the weekend and confronted a burglar who apparently tried to break the alarms. Police received the call on June 21. The there was an audible alarm coming from a home located on 2nd Ave. NE. “As I was searching for house numbers […]

Same circles – Parent, Williams visit KNO

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 12, 2014

It’s election season, for those who didn’t know. You’d know it if you went to the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization meeting on Monday, March 10. Who should appear but two Democrats running for the Democratic nomination for the senate seat representing one of the most Democratic districts in Georgia? Elena Parent and Kyle Williams both dropped […]

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