Westview Community Yard Sale

Where your trash becomes someone’s treasure! Rain or shine.

Parking lot of Westview Corner Grocery, 1562 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd

Please text or email KJ at 678.902.2739 KJ@myparcelpigeon.com. There is a $5 participation fee, $10 if you will need a table and chair.

D Cafe Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

D Cafe Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Ms. D. and D Café are not new to Westview, but they have moved to a new location a block over. After a few months’ hiatus due to the relocation, D Café is back! A private ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, April 21, 2017, with Atlanta City Council President Caesar Mitchell and Councilmember C. T. Martin being present for the occasion. As part of the ribbon cutting ceremony the two councilmembers honored Ms. D. with a letter from Mayor Kasim Reed for her entrepreneurship and willingness to hire community youth and former offenders. (Read a recent article about Ms. D.: Soul on the Westside: D Cafe)

D Café’s official grand opening to the public will be on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Historic Fire Station 17

Coffee House at Historic Fire Station 17

Historic Fire Station 17 at the corner of Ralph David Abernathy Blvd and Cascade Avenue will soon house a West End neighbor-run coffee house. Please see the information directly from them:

People of the Way of Jesus will offer a COFFEE HOUSE as a community service. We are renting the old Firehouse #17 at 1384 Ralph David Abernathy, and will offer coffee (bold, medium and DCaf), tea, some wrapped pastries and WiFi on a DONATION basis.

At the present time, we will be open to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 9pm, so you can stop in for that quick cup on your way home, on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm for that relaxing weekend wakeup carefully and slowly cup and on Sundays from 9am to Noon for that “easy like Sunday morning” cup with your paper.

Our People of the Way Worship will still be held at 3pm on Sundays there, with our Agape Meal.

We also plan to offer FIRST FRIDAYS from 7 to 9pm, with Movie Nights, Spoken Word nights, live local musician nights and other activities.

We will not serve food, but you can pick some up and bring it in to enjoy (We recommend D’s Café down the street, Q Time, Soul Vegetarian, Bakari Pizza and other locally owned restaurants). We will not offer “to go” cups, but will be glad to fill your travel mug for you. It is all on a donation basis, and your donations will provide the rent, utilities, insurance, HVAC costs, WiFi and supplies to keep this going. We will not make profit on this, but will invest all donations into it, and expand it as those donations dictate ability to do so. It will be a community effort.

We will have our GRAND OPENING on Saturday, October 24th from 9am to 3pm, with a dedication ceremony at 11am. Rev. Jacqui and Pastor Jamie open our hearts and this coffee house to you!

If you have comfy chairs, area rugs, bookshelves or children’s chairs and tables, or children’s books you would like to donate toward this community service, or anyone who has a PowerPoint projector on which to show movies, that we can BORROW periodically… please contact Jamie at 404-353-0387.

Sweet Water Creek Fall Hike

Sweet Water Creek ParkThe Westview Community Organization is planning a hike on Saturday, November 22, 2014. We will be hiking at Sweet Water Creek State Park, which is west on I-20 in Douglasville. Everyone will meet at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 1471 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, at 12:00pm and carpool to Sweet Water Creek State Park from there. The entry fee to the park is $5.00 per car.

Things to remember:

  • wear comfortable shoes
  • dress for the weather
  • bring water
  • bring a snack
October Westview Community Organization Meeting

October Westview Community Organization Meeting

The Westview Community Organization gathered for its monthly meeting. The special topic for the evening focused on economic development in Westview and southwest Atlanta, which drew not only a large Westview crowd, but was additionally well attended from surrounding neighborhoods.

To see photos of the meeting view the photo gallery below or visit the Westview Facebook page.

Westview Fire Station 17

Fox 5 Features Westview’s Fire Station 17

Westview’s Fire Station 17 was featured in a commercial on Fox 5 for Good Day Atlanta. We already knew they were awesome, but now the whole metro Atlanta area knows too!

Fall 2013 Hike

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013
Time: 1:00pm
Location: South Gordon Community Garden, 1439 South Gordon Street, Atlanta, GA 30310

The Westview Community Organization is planning a hike on Saturday, October 19, 2013. We will be hiking at Sweet Water Creek State Park, which is west on I-20 in Douglasville. Everyone will meet at the South Gordon Community Garden at 1:00pm and carpool to Sweet Water Creek State Park from there. The entry fee to the park is $5.00 per car.

Things to remember:

  • wear comfortable shoes
  • dress for the weather
  • bring water
  • bring a snack

Community Yard Sale

A community-wide yard sale will take place in Westview on Saturday, November 10, 2012. Maps for the various yard sale locations can be picked up at 1679 Westwood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30310.

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Time: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: 1679 Westwood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30310

Neighbors Fall Hike

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2012
Time: 1:30pm
Location: 1471 Ralph David Abernathy, Atlanta, GA 30310

The Westview Community Organization is planning a hike on Sunday, November 11, 2012. We will be hiking at Sweet Water Creek State Park, which is west on I-20 in Douglasville. Meet at Calvary United Methodist Church at 1:30pm and leave from there to the park. We will try and hike about 4-miles on the trails (2.0 up and 2.0 back-or less) and then return back to the church.

When hiking :
– wear comfortable strong shoes
– dress for the weather
– bring a light snack

Members of the community and their family are welcome to come. Westview Community Organization will not provide transportation to or from the hike. If you would like more details please email me back at kenscarey@yahoo.com

Westview Summer Solstice Celebration 2012

Westview Summer Solstice Celebration 2012

What better way to spend the height of summer than at the Westview Summer Solstice Celebration! Come hang out for an afternoon full of fun activities for the whole family!

Information about the day’s events:

  • Location, Time, Date – Where will the event take place?
  • Music – What should I expect to hear?
  • Food – What is there to eat and how can I join the grill-off?
  • Art/Vendor Market – What can I buy and how do I sign up for the artist market?
  • Games/Talent Show – How about some games for the kids?
  • Sponsors – Who is helping to make this event happen?
  • Donations – Can I donate money towards this event?
  • Photos – Check out photos from prior years!

Location, Time, Date

This year we’re doing things a little differently because our neighborhood school, KIPP STRIVE Academy, is expanding to add a new primary school! While we’re sad not to be able to host the event in our regular spot we’re super thrilled about the addition, so please bear with us this year while we host the event in a new environment. That being said…

Join the Westview Community Organization for an afternoon of music, art, crafts, and food on Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm along Muse Street (next to the BeltLine path) as part of Westview’s Summer Solstice Celebration!

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Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes – we have both live music and a DJ playing at the Summer Solstice Celebration.

  • Juliana Finch
    “Heartbreaky, bourbon-infused Americana” by singer/songwriter Juliana Finch from 3:00pm until 4:00pm.
  • DJ Theo
    Boogie down to house, soul, funk, and classics by DJ Theo.

Grill-Off: Taste of Westview

Are you ready to sample a taste of southwest Atlanta? On the day of the event purchase your "passport" and taste what our grill masters have created! The "passport" will allow you to sample the different foods (chicken and pork) plus a drink for $7. Last year there was so much food most people were too full to taste everything – what a deal! Once you have tasted all the different categories submit your vote for "the best of…".

2012 Grill-Off Participants

  • Beecher-Donnelly (Claiborne & Nash)
  • Morehouse College (Christopher)
  • Project GRAD (Alvin Glymph)
  • West End (Carl & Scott)
  • West End (Sister DeBorah)
  • Westview (Kisha)
  • Westview (Scott)

2011 Grill-Off Winners

Contestants: Are you the master of the grill? Come out and prove it in the Westview Grill-Off! Entries in the Grill-Off are $20, but we will supply you with the food to cook! Individuals, organizations, and restaurants are all allowed to participate. $100 worth of prizes to the winners of the contest!

Art/Vendor Market

Between eating and dancing browse our artist/vendor market!

Vendors: The application fee is only $25! We’ll supply you with a 10×10 space. You bring the tent, table, and other displays. Space is limited, so don’t wait! The deadline is Friday, June 15th, 2012.

Games & Talent Show

Come bring the kids!

  • Field Day Games
    We’ll have field day type games to keep the kiddos entertained. Think tug-of-war, sack races, hula hoops, and more!
  • Crafts
    For the artsy and younger kids we’ll have craft projects. Think maks, bird feeders, and more!
  • Talent Show/Open Mic
    Does your kid have a special talent? Are they eager to show off their moonwalking skills? Shakespeare recital? Breakdancing? Juggling? Chris Rock impression? Sign them up for the talent show hosted by MC Hectic Da Backpacka – there are $100 worth of prizes! There will be musical, non-musical, and open mic challenge categories. We just ask to keep it PG. Sign up by 3:30pm on the day of the event or email trueearth@gmail.com ahead of time.
  • Basketball Shoot-Off
    Show off your hoop-throwing skills for a chance to win movie theater tickets!


The Westview Summer Solstice Celebration could not happen without the generous donations from:

Interested in sponsoring the 2012 Westview Summer Solstice Celebration? Please email us at info@westviewatlanta.com for sponsorship opportunities or submit a donation via PayPal below!


We can’t make this event happen without donations from you! In addition to buying a grill-off passport on the day of the event you can help support the Westview Summer Solstice Celebration by making a donation. Small or large – we appreciate it all!


Curious what prior year’s were all about? Check out our Facebook album’s from 2011 and 2010!

Past Westview Summer Solstice Events