Versus is EACA's July 2017 Business Partner of the Month!
Introducing EACA's July 2017 Business Partner of the Month
It’s easy to overlook special treasures in plain site. When you're headed north on Flat Shoals Ave. viewing all the eclectic businesses of East Atlanta Village, visit Versus ATL, EACA’s Featured Business of the Month for July. Located at 493 Flat Shoals Ave, Versus ATL is a combination of vintage memorabilia, streetwear, featuring a unique mix of classic with sprinkles of an urban feel, with an added little splash of suburbia chill. There’s hip hop regalia, vintage toys and memorabilia, contemporary art and clothing. Visiting Versus ATL is an East Atlanta Village experience you shouldn't ignore. My first visit I found myself having throwback feelings from my childhood; waking up Saturday morning to a box of Wheaties cereal with Michael Jordan on the box - which is sold there.
Versus ATL was started by Leo Roberts, Danny Perez, and John Humbles. It has been in East Atlanta Village for over 2 years. These 3 entrepreneurs, ranging from 23 to 28 years chose East Atlanta Village because of the look and feel, the foot traffic, community activities and an untapped market for their niche.
Along with managing the EAV location, you’ll find them at national trade shows, conventions or producing a creative pop up store. These entrepreneurs are pretty busy to say the least. Which isn't a bad look for such young entrepreneurs looking to corner “buy, trade and sale” market.
Enjoy sports? Versus ATL offers sports novelty memorabilia that ranges from the collection of vintage sports cards, equipment, to life size posters of hall of famers like Larry Bird, to a bobblehead doll of Hulk Hogan and his 21 inch pythons. Ohhhhh yeahhhh. It’s a sports collector’s sugar overload!
Want a piece of Atlanta history? Make an offer on actual seats from 1996 Summer Olympics, Olympic Pins, Banners or the classic framed Olympic Bomber Jacket.
Want to spend a nice evening at home and need entertainment? Take a trip down Memory Lane with a VHS tape of one of your favorite 80’s or 90’s classic movie. Or get your groove on with and The King of Pop on cassette.
Going out for a night of fun? Get your wear from where some of the the national Hip Hop and contemporary artists get their clothing for their movies, videos and everyday “chic”.
It's just a matter of time before customers are lining the front of Versus ATL awaiting the chance to get the newest oldie but goodie items for sale. The next time you're strolling the Village, stop by Versus. Give yourself plenty time to enjoy. Bring the family as you take a trip down memory lane check out Versus ATL. Slip in a little history lesson then treat you and the family to some unique pieces of contemporary history. Due to the “buy, sale, trade” component the inventory is constantly changing.
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Burgess-Peterson Academy is delighted to host the 6th Annual EAV Runfest on Saturday, March 28, 2020. For 2020, it will be the same format as previous events, with a 5K first, fun run for kids and parents of all ages, and finishing up with a spectator-friendly, two-lap 1 mile race right through the village. Register now for the best price of the season, just $20 for the 5K!
You are invited to attend EACA’s November meeting on Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees will have a Q&A with East Atlanta's Atlanta School Board Representative Michelle D. Olympiadis, hear updates about the Lyndale Drive Annexation, discuss proposed changes to street parking near BPA, learn more about GDOT pedestrian count on Moreland Avenue, and learn more about East Atlanta Santa Fest and EACA Potluck and Elections.
Join EACA and SAND on Saturday, November 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. at the intersection of Moreland Ave SE and Ormewood Ave SE for the GDOT pedestrian count Have your Moreland Ave Passport stamped for prizes and discounts at area businesses! This count will determine whether we have sufficient pedestrian traffic for GDOT to install a crosswalk with a traffic signal on Moreland Avenue, somewhere between Pendleton and Ormewood.
While your ghouls and goblins are enjoying EAV-O-Ween this year bring them by the Neighbor In Need Photobooth from 6pm-8pm to get that perfect memory of the day. For a suggested donation of $10, professional photographer Dani Weiss, of Dani Weiss Photography will get a great shot, do a little editing to really make it pop, and have it available on her site for download. All proceeds got to Neighbor in Need to help keep elderly neighbors in EAV in their homes by doing emergency home repairs they simply can’t afford. The photo booth is supported by Marc Takacs of In Atlanta Realtors .
EAV Runfest is looking for community volunteers to join it’s 2020 planning committee and will host a planning meeting on Wednesday November 6. If you are interested in learning more about joining this group of awesome volunteers, please email ErinJewellPTA@gmail.com to register your interest and learn more.
Are you ready for Saturday? Click below to see everything you need to know about EAV-o-Ween in the village; including road closure information, costume parade details, a costume boutique for those in need, and movie night specifics. We can’t wait to see you there!
It's time for the Friends of East Atlanta Library’s Annual Community Party and Annual Meeting! This adults only event is open to the public and complimentary. A brief members meeting will be followed by light refreshments, live bluegrass music and a wine tasting & cheese pairing.
You are invited to attend EACA’s October meeting on Tuesday, October 8 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees can hear updates from EACA committees, hear about the latest development projects, details on neighborhood events, and members will vote on land use, zoning, and alcohol license applications.
Dogtoberfest, a family-friednly festival will return to East Atlanta Village on October 20. Free for people and $5 per dog. Costume-contest entry is an additional $5 (entry form here.) Celebrity judges include dog trainer and TV star, Victoria Stillwell. All proceeds will benefit The W-Underdogs.
Renovations are underway at the East Atlanta Library, but Tai Chi will continue to be offered at the Kirkwood Library. Please join us each Thursday through October 31st from 5-6pm.
Thanks for coming out to this year’s East Atlanta Strut, folks! If you loved the Strut, now's your chance to make it even better. We'll start planning next year's festival with a debrief meeting two weeks from today. We already know we need a person or group to run the kids area, someone to specialize in finding corporate sponsors, someone to join the volunteer recruiting team and someone to join the hospitality team. That last team is the group who do their best to make sure our business and residential neighbors enjoy the Strut with minimal hassle. Contact email@example.com if you'd like to know more.
Join EACA Parks and Greenspace Committee on Saturday, October 5, as we continue our partnership with Trees Atlanta's 2019 Greenspace Guardians to rescue Brownwood Park's forest form the grip of non-native invasive weeds and restore native shrubs and wildflowers.
Get your bikes in gear for the East Atlanta Kids Club’s 15th-annual Brownwood Bike Rally this Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Brownwood Park in East Atlanta. A fun event for the whole family. This event benefits the East Atlanta Kids Club, a nonprofit after-school tutoring, mentoring and enrichment program for promising youth. Register to race, volunteer, sponsor and learn more about the event at www.brownwoodbikerally.com
Meet your neighbors, have fun, and give back to your neighborhood - just a few of the reasons to volunteer at the Strut this year. Volunteers get a free Strut t-shirt & 2 soft drink or alcoholic beverage tickets and also be entered to win awesome prizes.
EACA’s Community Outreach Committee has planned another fun event for September. Come meet your neighbors, enjoy a light yoga class, then meet for drinks.
The latest news about Brownwood Park Recreation Center and the East Atlanta Kids Club.
April Community EACA meeting taking place on Tuesday April 10. All are invited to attend. Hear committee updates, review land use and zoning applications and hear from special speakers.
March Community EACA meeting taking place on Tuesday March 13. All community members are invited to attend to hear committee updates and hear from special speakers.
February Community EACA meeting taking place on Tuesday February 13. All are invited to attend. Hear committee updates, review land use and zoning applications and hear from special speakers.
January Community EACA meeting to hear committee updates, review land use and zoning applications and hear from special speakers.
November community meeting agenda: special guest Parish Underwood, Director of the YMCA, updates about Santafest, big news from the Transportation committee, several land use and zoning items including 770 Shadowridge (aka "Ormewood Forest"), and more!
Overview of November LUZ meeting and summary of items up for review at EACA's November community meeting.
They started out our business by delivering fruit salads. Get Fruity has been around for 19 years as a hustle in college. For five months, their business has been in East Atlanta.