Everyone is talking about attracting "Millennials" to Atlanta to help build a vibrant, creativity-based economy, but what about keeping (aka sustaining) that population as they grow and have families? They don't stop being creative and good for the city when they have children, they become MORE interested than ever in having a great place to live. It's just…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on December 11, 2015 at 11:20am — No Comments
Click on this picture to go to the AJC article.
Tomorrow morning will bring an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Play Atlanta and yours truly. It signals the beginning of a refreshed and recharged agenda…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on June 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
An Imagination Playground in Action at Atlanta's Bethune Elementary School
We need to raise $1,000 this week to ship an Imagination Playground to Atlanta's E.L. Connally School in the West End in time to surprise the…Continue
Click on photo to see the swings in action.Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 23, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has announced “The City of Atlanta is extremely proud to be named ‘Playful City USA’ for the fifth consecutive year. Atlanta will continue to lead the way in offering physical alternatives and recreational activities for improving the lives of our children. Creating…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 5, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments
I remember going to buy shoes in Baltimore at age 3. I entered the store via a SLIDE!!
I remember building a ghost house for my neighborhood at age 9 or so. You entered…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 6, 2011 at 7:37am — No Comments
So you're out and about and the kids want to play, but you don't know what playgrounds are nearby. What do you do? Well, of course, you guessed it....there's an app for that.
For years our friends at KaBOOM! have been compiling information (including maps, ratings, pictures, reviews, amenities, etc.) on playgrounds in Atlanta and all around the country and have…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 2, 2011 at 8:35pm — No Comments
Saturday, September 25, 2010 was the Great Atlanta Play Day. Atlanta's City Council encouraged everyone to get outside and play on a beautiful Georgia day. All over the country, KaBOOM!-inspired play days were held on the same day. Here are some terrific pictures posted on the KaBOOM! website.…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 5, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
CITY OF ATLANTA…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 31, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments
It was a sweltering day in Manhattan. The only thing that might have been better than jumping around in cool water was sitting in the shade with a crispy apple and a good book.…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 28, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments
The grand opening is next Tuesday, July 27th. My goodness, it's going to be busy for the next week.
Way back in 2007, I visited the offices of the David Rockwell Group in New York City to find out about an interesting playground project I had heard about somewhere.…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 19, 2010 at 4:17pm — No Comments