Open Container is Now Allowed in Smyrna Market Village

jez-timms-128933-unsplash.jpgSmyrna recently passed a new ordinance saying you can walk around outside the Smyrna Market Village with an open container of alcohol.

Smyrna City Council Members approved a new rule that will allow bar and restaurant patrons to take their drinks to go as long as they remain in the downtown restaurant District.

Here are the rules of the ordinance:

• You can only have one drink per patron

• The drink must be purchased inside the Smyrna Market Village

• The drink must be in a paper or plastic cup, so means no glass, cans or bottles

• The drink has to be smaller than 16 ounces

• Drinking is allowed from 11 a.m. to midnight

For more information about living in Smyrna, click here!


Smyrna Arbor Day this Saturday!

smyrna-arbor-dayThis Saturday is Smyrna Arbor Day! Come celebrate trees at this free family event hosted by Keep Smyrna Beautiful, Smyrna Parks & Recreation, and the Smyrna Tree Board. For more info about Smyrna, click here!

Here is the schedule of events:

  • 10:00 Ribbon Cutting for new playground/Photo opportunity
  • 10:15 Arbor Day Proclamation
  • 10:20 Photo Opportunity planting tree
  • 10:25 – 11:00 “How to Plant a Tree”
  • Instruction and demonstration by
  • Joe Burgess, Senior Urban Forester Georgia Forestry Commission
  • 11:00 -11:30 Refreshments and information available

What: Smyrna Arbor Day

When: Saturday, February 17
             10 – 11:30am

Where: North Cooper Lake Park
               4201 Cooper Lake Road
               Smyrna, Ga 30082

Garden & Gun Magazine Opening Club at the Battery

smyrna-Garden-Gun-Club-The-Battery1Garden & Gun Magazine is opening a “cocktail and social club” at the Battery near SunTrust Stadium near Smyrna/Vinings. The restaurant, which should open this spring and will offer lunch, dinner, coffee, and cocktails.

The Garden & Gun Club will be between Antico Pizza and C. Ellet’s Steakhouse, next to the Plaza.

The space will be a 1,780 square feet space. The exact address was 2605 Circle 75 Parkway. For more info on Smyrna and Vinings, click here!smyrna-Garden-Gun-Club-The-Battery

Smyrna Hosting Public Engagement Session for Residents with Disabilities

matt-artz-418487.jpgThe City of Smyrna is hosting a Public Engagement Session for Residents with Disabilities on Tuesday, January 23.

Members of Smyrna City staff and some elected officials are seeking input from their residents about recreational programming needs of disabled residents and their families. The City wants to know what can be done to make sure the Smyrna facilities, programs, and community are inclusive to all.

Friends and families of disabled persons, and disabled persons themselves, are invited to coming give feedback. For more info about living in Smyrna, click here!

What: Public Engagement Session for Residents with Disabilities

When: Tuesday, January 23
             6:30 – 8pm

Where: Smyrna Community Center – Magnolia Room
               200 Village Green Circle
               Smyrna, Ga 30080


Needlework Day at Smyrna Library

annie-spratt-102805Join the residents of Smyrna for a craft group at the library! There will be a Needlwork Stitch-In that will be meeting on Thursday nights. This is for adults only, and all types of craft levels are welcome. Come learn from other’s skills, share your personal tips, or bring your completed masterpiece. Email for more information. For more information about living in Smyrna, click here!

What: Needlework Stitch-In

When: Thursday, January 18
              6 – 7:30pm

Where: Smyrna Public Library
               100 Village Green Circle
               Smyrna, Ga 30080