In 2000, ADNA became an officially recognized organization within the City of Atlanta's neighborhood planning process. Learn more about ADNA at
  • No surprise here but our regional leaders are still bickering over the final transportation project list.  The downtwon Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal may not make the project list. Contact Mayor Kasim Reed ( and Fulton County Chairman John Eaves( to request that downtown, the hub of Atlanta, is represented on the final project list. 
  • Cirque du Soleil returns to Phillips Arena with Dralion- a harmonious blend of Eastern and Western acrobatic prowess. The show opens August 25th and lasts through August 28th. Purchase tickets
  • Don't you want to Zumba, Zumba? Start your Saturday mornings with free Zumba classes at Woodruff  Park from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. or from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • The United States may have been downgraded but Georgia still holds a AAA rating from Standard & Poor's. 
  • MARTA and Atlanta BeltLine are holding two public hearings to receive input on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement.  August 16: 1-3 p.m. & 6-8 p.m., All Saints' Episcopal Church, 634 W. Peachtree St. NW; August 18: 1-3 p.m. & 6-8 p.m., Hager CTM Building, 19 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW
  • One last Atlanta BeltLine mention | 2011 Atlanta BeltLine Night at the Braves: Thursday, September 1, game begins at 7:10 p.m., Full details


  • Atlanta Premiere of "General Orders No.9"  Friday, August 12, 7-9:00 p.m., Cinefest at GSU, 66 Courtland St. SE. Full details
  • 2011 GeorgiaForward Forum  Wednesday, August 17, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Lodge at Calloway Gardens,  Full details
  • Food Truck Wednesdays  Wednesday, August 17, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Underground Atlanta at Upper Alabama St.
  • ADNA Monthly Happy Hour  Friday, August 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Sidebar, 79 Poplar St.
  • 8th Annual German Bierfest  Saturday, August 27, 2-7:00 p.m., Woodruff Park. Full details

Ein Bier für dich! 
The German Bierfest is here again.
Tickets to the Bierfest are $30 online and $35 at the door. 

Purchase tickets at:
Want to have a taste beforehand, come to Atlanta's 1st Schlagerparty at Der Biergarten this Saturday, August 13 from 7 p.m. -12:00 a.m. 
"Enjoy a night of German pop and party music, German beer and German fun! There will be a prize for the best Schlager costume: Two tickets to the German Bierfest!" RSVP on Facebook:
Don't forget to drink responsibly and call a cab or take MARTA. 

Our mailing address is:
Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 57021
Atlanta, GA 30343