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News - Crack down on Midtown crime

Public Safety

Worried about car break-ins and muggings on Midtown's streets? Find out what you can do to stay safe and to help make Midtown a more friendly neighborhood. The Midtown Neighborhood Association will hold its monthly safety meeting Mon., Nov. 14. A representative from the Atlanta Police Department will be on hand to address residents' concerns and to talk about how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim.

The meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. at Mary Mac's Tea Room, 224 Ponce de Leon Ave. For more info, call 404-875-0342 or visit mna.midtownatlanta.org.

· BUCKHEAD BUSINESS: The Buckhead Business Association meets Thursday mornings for breakfast at Anthony's Restaurant, 3109 Piedmont Road. The next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 10. For more info, visit www.buckheadbusiness.org.

· MORNINGSIDERS: The Morningside/Lenox Park Association meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Morningside Presbyterian Church, 1411 Morningside Drive. The next meeting will be held on Mon., Nov. 14. For more info, visit www.mlpa.org.

· REYNOLDSTOWN RESIDENTS: The Reynoldstown Civic Improvement League meets the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at Lang Carson Community Center, 100 Flat Shoals Ave. The next meeting will be Mon., Nov. 14. For more info, call 404-525-4130, ext. 14.

· YOUNG BUCKHEADERS: Buckhead Rotaract, a community service organization for professionals in their 20s and 30s, meets every second and fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at La Madeleine, 35 W. Paces Ferry Road. The next meeting will be Mon., Nov. 14. For more info, visit www.buckheadrotaract.org.

· BROOKHAVEN ALLIANCE: The Brookhaven Homeowners & Neighborhood Business Alliance Association meets the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is Tues., Nov. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Brookhaven Boys and Girls Club, 1330 N. Druid Hills Road. For more info, call 404-921-7983, or e-mail Kevin_HughleyBHNA@yahoo.com.

· PONCEY-HIGHLAND PEEPS: The Poncey-Highland Neighborhood Association gets together the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Druid Hills Baptist Church, 1085 Ponce de Leon Ave. The next meeting will be Wed., Nov. 16. For more info, visit www.ponceyhighland.com.

· INMAN INITIATIVE: Neighborhood Planning Unit-N, which covers Inman Park, gets together the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, 1561 McLendon Ave. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 17. For more info, call 404-523-9922.

· MIDTOWN NEIGHBORS: The Midtown Neighbors Association meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Metropolis, 943 Peachtree St. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 17. For more info, visit www.midtownatlanta.org.

· LAKE CLAIRE CITIZENS: The Lake Claire Neighbors group meets the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Frazer Center, 1815 Ponce de Leon Ave. The next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 17. For more info, e-mail comm@lakeclaire.org.

· BERKELEY PARKERS: The Berkeley Park Neighborhood Association, on Atlanta's west side, meets the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Atlanta Senior Citizens Services Center, 1705 Commerce Drive. The next meeting will be Mon., Nov. 21. For more info, visit www.berkeleypark.org.

· VA-HIGHLANDERS: Neighborhood Planning Unit-F, which includes Virginia-Highland, meets the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Hillside Complex, 1301 Northside Drive. The next meeting will be Mon., Nov. 21. For more info, call 404-885-9846.

· CANDLER PARKERS: The Candler Park Neighborhood Organization meets the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, 1561 McLendon Ave. The next meeting will be Mon., Nov. 21. For more info, visit www.candlerpark.org.

· VA-HIGHLAND GOES CIVIC: The Virginia-Highland Civic Association meets the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Ponce de Leon Library, 980 Ponce de Leon Ave. The next meeting will be Mon., Dec. 5. For more info, visit www.vahi.org.

· PINE HILL RESIDENTS: Neighborhood Planning Unit-B, which covers the 'hood that stretches from Pine Hill to north Buckhead, meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree St. The next meeting will be Tues., Dec. 6. For more info, call 404-233-1355.

· ANSLEY PARK MEETS: Neighborhood Planning Unit-E, which covers Ansley Park, meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Peachtree Branch Library, 1315 Peachtree St. The next meeting will be Wed., Dec. 7. For more info, call 404-330-6911.

· BUCKHEAD GREENSPACE: The North Buckhead Civic Association will hold its next meeting on Tues., Dec. 13, 7 p.m., at Wieuca Road Baptist Church, 3626 Peachtree Road. For more info, visit www.nbca.org.

· HOME PARK CONVENES: The Home Park Community Improvement Association meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at 10th Street United Methodist Church, 425 10th St. The next meeting will be Tues., Dec. 13. Topics include updates on the Atlantic Station project. For more info, visit www.homepark.org.

· DOWNTOWN ATLANTANS: The Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association, in the heart of Atlanta, meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting will be Tues., Dec. 13, at the Georgia World Congress Center, room B-401, 285 International Blvd. For more info, e-mail downtownatl@hotmail.com or visit atlantADNA.org.

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