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Main Street Corridor Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Plan is a prepared master plan and set of documents detailing the vision, goals and direction for future growth along East Point’s Main Street Corridor. This detailed plan the community helped to develop will be posted soon here: eastpointmainstreetcorridorplan.com
Strategic Economic Development Plan (SEDP)
The Strategic Economic Development Plan (SEDP) will give City leaders an objective assessment of East Point’s competitive position in attracting business to our city. It will identify opportunities East Point may have in specific industries and locations within the city limits. The plan ultimately will provide a road map for the City to succeed in attracting private investment within an extremely vibrant and competitive regional market. For additional information, visit: http://www.eastpointcity.org/index.aspx?NID=1418
Local Small Business Being Hailed For Success
by Carl Wills, WSBTV Channel 2 Action News
Local East Point business Arden's Garden is featured in this WSBTV news story. Ardens Garden was able to expand its business and purchace their facility at 3113 Main Street in East Point thanks to a loan guarantee by the Small Business Administration.
Lov'n It Live Restaurant Offers Vegan Delicacies
By Bill Baldowski, Neighbor Newspapers, August 17, 2011
The vegetarian dining experience is alive, well and prospering in East Point at Lov'n It Live Restaurant, 2796 East Point St. near East Point City Hall.
According to Judy Harper who co-owns the restaurant with her husband, Vincent, the response to her vegetarian menu has been outstanding, especially with such customer favorites as the non-beef Sage Burger, made with nuts and stuffed with almonds, as well as its Tostado, filled with mixed greens, bell peppers, onions, black olives and avocados.
East Point Independence Celebration Begins Wednesday
By April Hunt, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 29, 2010
A 4th of July celebration expected to draw more than 12,000 people returns this weekend to East Point. The Red, White and Blue Hometown Celebration includes a carnival between Wednesday and July 4 and, for the first time, a digital fireworks show that syncs the pyrotechnics to music.
FESTIVE FOURTH: East Point Ready for July 4 Celebration
By LaTria Garnihan, South Fulton Neighbor News, June 22, 2010
For almost 30 years, the city of East Point has arguably held the largest free Fourth of July fireworks show on the south side of Atlanta; and this year will not be any different. As they have for the past few years, the East Point Main Street Association will work to put on a spectacular show that will include food vendors, stage entertainment, a celebrity dunk tank, face painting and more.