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Recap: BBQ Meet + Greet Serves Up Fresh Air, Sunshine, Live Music

Informal summer event showcased various parts of Midtown Alliance's work, from transportation to art and more.

Published: 08/05/21

Midtown residents, workers and visitors learned more about Midtown Alliance's work — and what's next — at our meet and greet event on August 4 on the Jack Guynn Plaza at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Guests enjoyed barbecue from Moe's and live music from baritone guitarist Alex Gordon as they made their way around to different stations showcasing Midtown's tranportation projects, capital improvements, art initiatves and more. Special thanks to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta for granting the use of their plaza for this one-time public event. 

Check out these photos from the event:

A panorama of the Jack Guynn Plaza at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.A panorama of the Jack Guynn Plaza at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
 
Guests were invited to stop by during lunchtime to pick up a meal and learn about Midtown Alliance's work.

 

Guests enjoyed sandwiches and sides by Moe's Original Barbecue on the plaza.
Guests enjoyed barbecue lunch on the plaza.

 

It was a beautiful August day in Atlanta, with temperatures topping out a relatively mild 80°F.It was a beautiful August day in Atlanta, with temperatures topping out at a relatively mild 80°F.

 

The wide open space of the Jack Guynn Plaza provided a safer place for people to gather, and masks and hand sanitizer were provided at the event.The wide open space of the Jack Guynn Plaza provided room for people to spread out, and masks and hand sanitizer were provided at the event.
 
Midtown Blue Public Safety Officer DeShaun Jenkins greets an Atlanta Fed Police Officer.Midtown Blue Public Safety Officer DeShaun Jenkins greets an Atlanta Fed Police Officer.

 

Guitarist Alex Gordon played instrumental music throughout the event. Find him on Instagram at @alexgordonhifi.Guitarist Alex Gordon played instrumental music throughout the event. Hear him play here

 


Attendees checked out Midtown Alliance's Capital Projects Status Map, which displays 30 public improvement projects totaling $47M in investment. See it here.

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Meet and Greet, and to the Atlanta Fed for hosting us in the plaza!
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Meet and Greet, and to the Atlanta Fed for hosting us in the plaza!

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