grant parkAre you looking for last minute weekend plans? Then head over to Historic Grant Park for the 11th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival.

Held in Atlanta’s oldest public park, the festival features an Artist Market with more than 100 juried and non-juried artists, two music stages with over 35 scheduled performances and a Kids Zone, which features activities and entertainment for younger children. New to the festival this year is Go Grant Park – a showcase of Grant Park and its neighboring organizations, attractions and businesses.  Food and beverages will be available throughout the festival.

The festival kicks off Saturday morning with the Adams Realty Run for the Park 5K. The route winds through Historic Grant Park, allowing runners and walkers to enjoy this beautiful neighborhood while raising money for the Grant Park Conservancy. On Sunday, the festival will open with the weekly Grant Park Farmers Market. Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

new atlanta home from epic developmentEpic Development has just started construction on a new four bedroom, three-and-a-half bath Modern Prairie-inspired home off of Glenwood Avenue which is just a short distance from Grant Park via bike or by foot. The main level features an open floor plan which includes an entry foyer with storage closet, formal dining room, butler’s pantry and modern kitchen that overlooks the family room with a fireplace. The kitchen features espresso cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar.  An oversized rear patio is located off of the kitchen and family room providing the perfect space for entertaining. Additionally, there is a mudroom that connects to the attached two-car garage.

The second floor features three secondary bedrooms with adjoining tile baths and a laundry closet.  A master suite that features a walk-in closet and private bathroom with double vanities and an oversized tile shower complete the second floor.

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