Atlanta, GA (October 6, 2015) – The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association’s (CHNA) Castleberry Hill Loft Tour will make its grand return this Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the historic Atlanta neighborhood located just seconds from the CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta. After a brief hiatus, the Loft Tour will welcome attendees to the Landmark District to explore hand-selected lofts and the neighborhood’s distinctive art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and businesses. Proceeds from the Loft Tour go towards aesthetic improvements to the historic neighborhood. Tour-goers will also get to view street sign toppers, the signature Castleberry Hill metalwork neighborhood sign, new trash cans, newly planted trees, neighborhood banners and more – all of which are a result of funds raised during past Loft Tours. Advance tickets are $20 and available online at www.freshtix.com/events/
The 2015 Castleberry Hill Loft Tour will showcase the following lofts:
Castleberry Hill, conveniently located between CNN Center and Atlanta’s West End, prides itself as being a prominent artistic community, housing several fine art galleries, as well as being home to a number of artists, photographers, writers and musicians. Tour-goers are also encouraged to visit Castleberry Hill’s diverse range of art galleries including Besharat Gallery, Big House Gallery, Blu Bisque, Escape Gallery, Marcia Wood Gallery, MASS collective and many more. Additionally, numerous neighborhood businesses will be open during the Loft Tour. Favorite haunts like Adios Cafe, Bottle Rocket, Elliott Street Deli & Pub, No Mas Cantina, Paschal’s Restaurant, Smoke Ring, and Super 7 Pizza Shoppe are ideal for grabbing bites, beverages, and chatting with the locals. Numerous retail spots including Atlanta Movie Tours, No Mas Hacienda, Peters Street Market, Wine Shoe and more will be open for browsing and shopping.
Please visit www.castleberryhill.org
2015 Castleberry Hill Loft Tour
Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Castleberry Hill is located on the southwestern edge of Downtown Atlanta, just south of the Georgia Dome and CNN Center. Visit www.castleberryhill.
Each tour-goer is provided with a wristband, event brochure and map of the featured lofts and business that are participating in the event. The Loft Tour is self-guided and features plenty of assistance from the Atlanta Ambassador Force that is on hand to assist tour-goers needs, with directions and to help answer any questions. Tour-goers are free to enter each select loft, gallery, business and restaurant as they please. Each one of the eight lofts on the tour will have a volunteer knowledgeable of the space and capable to answer any loft related questions attendees may have.
238 Peters Street – Kelly Hock
161 Mangum Street/175 Peters Street – Massoud Besharat
320 Peters Street – Brent and Missy Harris
229 Peters Street – Michael and Catherine Giel
261/263 Walker Street – Tracy Berquist and Marcia Wood Gallery
204 Walker Street – Connie Balmes
Jessica Turner – Travel Counselor at Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Annysa LaMantia – International Interior DesignerSHUTTLES:
Atlanta Cruzers will provide shuttle service for tour-goers with tired “soles” this year. Look for the complimentary shuttle during the Loft Tour to take you from place to place. For more information, visit www.atlcruzers.com.
Take MARTA South Line to the Garnett Street stop. Take the escalators up to Trinity Avenue, walk left, cross Spring Street to Peters Street and cross the Peters Street bridge into Castleberry Hill. Street bridge Castleberry Hill.
$20 advanced tickets are available online at www.freshtix.com/events/
The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association (CHNA), Artist Square Condominiums and Creative Loafing are proud presenters of the 2015 Castleberry Hill Loft Tour.
Farm Burger is partnering with Creature Comforts brewery to bring back its “Farm Burger, Without the Burger” supper series. The Oktoberfest beer dinner will be hosted at Farm Burger’s Decatur location at 410 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. Chef Stella Dillard is preparing a 4-course Oktoberfest dinner featuring local, pasture-raised meats and the best fall produce, all paired with Creature Comfort brews. Limited tickets are available for $45 and can be purchased by calling 404.378.5077.
(subject to change)
Bierwurst on toast with peach-fig chutney
Radishes with homemade sour cream
Obatzda cheese spread with pretzels
Leberknodel with sauerkraut
Cabbage rolls stuffed with bacon, vegetables, and mustard
Glazed turnips with greens and herbs
Kasespaetzle – spaetzle with Emmenthaler and fried onions
3 German sausages: Braunschweiger, Bratwurst, Knockwurst
Decimal Place Farm goat cheese strudel