Minutes ADNA’s January Meeting

Posted by adnanews | ADNA, Business, Dining, Law Enforcement, News | Friday, January 22, 2010 5:21 pm

ADNA Monthly Meeting
January 12, 2010 – W Hotel

Jeff Lam started meeting at 7:00 pm.

Introduced Chris and Steve from Meehan’s Pub

  • Set to open in March
  • Own several restaurants around Atlanta, including Food 101
  • Hours will be from 10-2:30 am Monday to Saturday, and 10-11 pm on Sunday
  • Will have a St Patrick’s Day party
  • Downtowners will have a discount

Sgt Ellis from APD spoke about crime in Atlanta

  • Advice – when we see crime call 911 and don’t hang up
  • 911 will take priority calls first
  • Biggest problem right now are car breakins
  • Offered to have Crime Investigators come out to talk about keeping homes and businesses safe
  • Gave his phone number out to the attendees – 404-895-5134

Jennifer Ball from CAP spoke about Imagine Downtown

  • Broad Street Plaza initiative is almost complete
  • Marietta sidewalk streetscapes should start in March
  • Handed out CAP’s ‘wish list’ for the next phase of the project

Jeff Lam initiated a conversation about goals for the year/decade

  • Neighborhood would like to see more relationships with one another to find out what each other’s needs are
  • Todd has started compiling a list of building contacts in an effort to tie buildings together

Charlie McKinney spoke about Children’s Restorative Network

  • “Slice of Hope” benefit to take place on Saturday March 27.  Details will be in newsletter
  • Asked for donations from businesses for the silent auction

Peggy Rogers of ING Georgia Marathon talked about the annual marathon coming in late March, street closings, and the neighborhood challenge.


  • Meeting convened with a tour of W residences organized by Stuart Jackson

1 Comment

  1. Comment by downtown resident — June 7, 2010 @ 8:25 pm

    Which Spring is Cap refering to? Streetscapes along Marietta street have been going to start every spring for the past 8-years?

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