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Decatur/Avondale Estates/Oakhurst Wish List

1) "The College Avenue corridor has long deterred smart development between Decatur and Avondale Estates. With several new breweries coming to that area, that stretch could become a destination with the right vision." — Nick Purdy, 41, Paste magazine publisher/co-founder, Wild Heaven Craft Beers, Avondale Estates resident

2) "We should support the proposed Your DeKalb Farmers Market expansion with the best of our resources. Turn it into an awesome mixed-use cultural hub. It can be a foodie mecca with a food-truck park and big biergarten. Smart development around with the PATH and MARTA right there is a win-win." — Mike Lunney, 34, clinical research coordinator Emory School of Medicine, Decatur resident

3) "Install left-turn traffic signals for eastbound and westbound traffic on College Avenue where it intersects with McDonough, Candler, and Commerce." — Cris Lake, 60, 30-year Decatur resident

4) "I would love to see more folks involved in supporting the Myanmar refugee population that we have here. ... There are so many ways that we could make a difference in these neighbors' lives." — Erika Gonzalez, 43, teacher at the Friends School of Atlanta

5) "Avondale Estates needs fewer speed traps. The cops have such a strong presence that it can deter any chance of nightlife that may happen." — John Mickelson, 33, barista at Urban Grounds



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