So back to the matter at hand. This weekend I stopped by Murphy Candler Park. it was opening day for Atlanta Colts football and cheer leading, and there were some baseball games. parking was at a premium, with people parking all over the place - blocks away on residential streets. But fear not, local law enforcement was on hand to
|don't pull into the grass along the right-away on the streets around Murphy Candler or you will get a citation|
After the last post on the Atlanta Colts I received a decent amount of feedback (most feedback is via email, some via interpersonal communication. No more comments here on the blog. I'm afraid Jimmie from the Patch will stop by. TOD was right, no comments needed) on the idea to move the Atlanta Colts to Brook Run. Many liked the idea, and of course many did not. I'll simply remind everyone that Murphy Candler will soon be under new leadership. The way things have operated in the past is not an accurate prediction of how things will operate in the future.
|Take a knee young men.|
|The basket toss, Atlanta Colt style|
So what was happening this weekend at Brook Run, the 100 acre park serving the city of 50,000 residents? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?
I think an elderly lady planted her fall carrots, a few dogs from Gwinnett County urinated all over the place at the Vernon Jones Dog Park, and some kids rode skate boards. Other than that, not much. Brook Run saw no baseball, no soccer, no football, no cross country racers, no tennis or basketball, no lacrosse, and not even Frisbee golf. The spandex biker group doesn't even go in there to do a few laps. But fear not - soon we'll have a 12-foot wide concrete patch circling the place - that will really bring in the crowds of youngsters and seniors alike. Not.
That brings me to news of a new group that is forming - Play Here. Play Here is reportedly a group of Dunwoody residents working on a plan (a plan to change the