Oakhurst Porchfest

MARTA to Oakhurst Porchfest

The Oakhurst Porchfest is a fall neighborhood event filled with live music and other performances on front porches throughout the tree-filled Oakhurst neighborhood. There is also various food for sale at different homes, with some of the proceeds benefiting charitable causes. View the interactive Google Map to learn more. MARTA Directions The East Lake MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to Oakhurst Porchfest

MARTA to Dish Dive

Dish Dive is a hip restaurant next to the East Lake MARTA station on the blue line. Open for dinner only, Dish Dive has a BYOB policy and a modern take on Southern food. The dining room is small, so consider making reservations. Exit the East Lake station via South Parking and at street level, walk west … Continue reading MARTA to Dish Dive

Deepdene Park Atlanta

MARTA to Deepdene Park

Deepdene Park is the largest section of the historic Olmsted Linear Park. Near the East Lake MARTA station, the park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. and includes paths that wind through wooded areas and around a stream. To reach the park, take a blue line train to the East Lake MARTA station. If you are traveling from … Continue reading MARTA to Deepdene Park

Adair Park playground in Decatur

MARTA to Adair Park (Decatur)

Adair Park is a small neighborhood and park in Decatur, Georgia on the north side of the East Lake MARTA station. Housing options include older bungalow-style homes and townhouses that are on the edge of Atlanta and downtown Decatur. The park of the same name has greenspace, picnic areas and a playground. Take a blue line train … Continue reading MARTA to Adair Park (Decatur)

PATH trail Atlanta

MARTA to the PATH Stone Mountain Trail

The PATH Foundtain manages a network of trails in Atlanta that are great for bike commuters and recreational cyclists. MARTA connects with the PATH's Stone Mountain Trail at several points along the blue and green rail line if you are looking for an outdoor adventure or new way to get to work. Bring your bike on MARTA, … Continue reading MARTA to the PATH Stone Mountain Trail

MARTA to Coan Park

Coan Park is a large recreational area in the Edgewood neighborhood at 1520 Woodbine Avenue SE. The park features a playground, lighted tennis courts, ballfield and pavilion with grill. The closest MARTA station is Edgewood/Candler Park on the blue/green rail line.  It is about a 20 minute walk from the station, or take bus 24 … Continue reading MARTA to Coan Park

MARTA to Bessie Branham Park

Bessie Branham Park at 2051 Delano Drive NE is a neighborhood park in Kirkwood near Oakhurst and Lake Claire. In addition to a playground, baseball field, basketball and tennis courts, there is a recreational building that houses a gym and computer center. The annual Spring Fling festival also takes place here. Walk/Bike It is about a 20 minute … Continue reading MARTA to Bessie Branham Park

MARTA to the East Lake Urban Farm

The East Lake Urban Farm is located at 2347 Hosea Williams Drive next to the ELF Market.  The farm includes 75 raised beds and a hoophouse, and food harvested there can be purchased by members. The farm is closest to the East Lake MARTA station on the blue rail line.  It is about a 20 minute walk … Continue reading MARTA to the East Lake Urban Farm

Kirkwood Neighborhood

Kirkwood is a historic family-friendly neighborhood east of downtown Atlanta that was developed as a streetcar suburb. With a commercial district, restaurants, parks, library, fire station, post office and police station, it has a small-town feel despite being close to the city. Annual events include the Spring Fling and Kirkwood Wine Stroll, or explore the Trolley PATH trail, … Continue reading Kirkwood Neighborhood

Oakhurst Village Decatur

MARTA to the Oakhurst Village

The Oakhurst Village is near downtown Decatur and the East Lake MARTA station. It is popular area with young families and the village has restaurants, bars, businesses and coffee shops at the intersection of East Lake Drive and Oakview Road. Festivals (such as Porchfest) and the Oakhurst Jazz at Scottish Rite are local favorites. Directions Take a … Continue reading MARTA to the Oakhurst Village

Kirkwood Spring Fling

MARTA to the Kirkwood Spring Fling

The Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes is one of Atlanta's many spring festivals. Just south of the East Lake MARTA station on the blue line, the event has a 5K, home tour, artist market, children's area, beer and food to enjoy. Things to Know Walking time is about 20 minutes, or bring a bike with … Continue reading MARTA to the Kirkwood Spring Fling