College Park & East Point
Sharing Washington Rd as their main street, the towns of College Park and East Point give residents trendy urban lifestyle without the Atlanta big city price. Located ITP (Inside the I-285 Perimeter for those not in the know!) these cities provide convenient affordable living in historical settings. Today both East Point and College Park host a range of popular restaurants, retail shopping venues, fresh food markets and special events.
East Point Farmer’s Market: “Our mission is to create a unique experience in the Downtown District for all who shop here, where we will consciously offer fresh food options that are as healthy for the people who eat them as for the ground in which they are grown.” ~ from East Point Farmer’s Market
Truly Living Well Center: “Since its launch in 2006, Truly Living Well has grown approximately 10,000 pounds of food annually on small plots of donated land within the city. TLW’s vision is to use quality local food production as a platform to provide a range of educational and entertainment activities.” ~ from Truly Living Well
Brake Pad Restaurant & Bar: Zagat Survey 2006 “This quirky converted old gas station in College Park is a great place to refuel near the airport, offering basic American fare with flair, including buffalo chicken quesadillas to die for; the hip staff without attitude usually hits on all cylinders.”
Wolfe Creek Amphitheatre: Whether it is Funk Fest or Gospel Explosion, the Amphitheatre in College Park plays home to exciting events year round. You can dine in the venue or bring your own picnic. The complex is also available for rent to private events.
By the Numbers
404-270-7091 Number to call after 9 a.m. to set up a “Chat With the Mayor” session with Earnestine D. Pittman.
$11 Price of bottomless mimosas Saturday and Sunday at East Point Corner Tavern.
5 minute MARTA train ride from East Point Station to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
1998 The first annual East Point Possums drag show for charity was held on July 4.