Flavorful Coffee for Fall at Octane

Octane Coffee Bar is one of Atlanta's mostly highly celebrated coffee institutions. Starting on the West Side in 2003, they have steadily expanded their business to several locations around town. In 2011, they opened their Grant Park location across the street from Oakland Cemetery and a stone‚Äôs throw from the BeltLine. They've joined up with The Little Tart, an outstanding local bakery. I decided to go around 11am on a Wednesday and it was pleasantly bustling. Their tall ceilings and large … [Read more...]

Smart and Fancy Living at LEED Certified Oakland Park

Just south of one of Atlanta's most unique and cherished green spaces and a couple blocks west of the BeltLine Eastside Trail southern extension sits Oakland Park Condominiums -- the first in Atlanta to garner LEED certification. Oakland Park help set the standard early for what smart growth should look like for the BeltLine corridor. The mixed use complex currently has four condominiums on the market in 1 bedroom/1bath and 2 bedroom/2 bath floor plans. Prices range from $148K - $240K with … [Read more...]

Oakland Cemetery Halloween Tours

The dead are not dead along the BeltLine. Less than a mile from the heart of downtown on the historic east side of Atlanta near Cabbagetown is Oakland Cemetery. Oakland is free to visit, but between October 18 and 27 you can have some fall fun and a spooky time by taking a guided Halloween tour of Oakland Cemetery. The tours begin at 5:30 pm, and ticket prices are $20 for adults; $10 for children 4-12 years of age; free for children under 3. At other times of the year Oakland's gates are closed … [Read more...]