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'''East Point''' is southwest of the neighborhoods of [[Atlanta]] in [[Fulton County]], [[Georgia]], [[United States]]. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 39,595. The city is named for being at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from [[West Point]], [[Georgia]].
 
'''East Point''' is southwest of the neighborhoods of [[Atlanta]] in [[Fulton County]], [[Georgia]], [[United States]]. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 39,595. The city is named for being at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from [[West Point]], [[Georgia]].
  
East Point is home to R&B and hip hop groups such as [[TLC]], [[OutKast]], [[Coolbreeze]], [[Organized Noize]], and [[Goodie Mob]]. It is also the home of Teddy Geiger and author and film critic [[Alonso Duralde]]. A growing fine arts community includes artists: Bjay Allen, Marc Villanueva, Su Abbott, and Alli Royce Sobel.
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East Point is home to R&B and hip hop groups such as TLC, OutKast, Coolbreeze, Organized Noize, and Goodie Mob. It is also the home of Teddy Geiger and author and film critic Alonso Duralde. A growing fine arts community includes artists: Bjay Allen, Marc Villanueva, Su Abbott, and Alli Royce Sobel.
  
A portion of the [[Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport]] is located in East Point. The [[National Archives]] regional repository for data collected from the [[U.S. Census]] was originally located in East Point until it was moved to a new facility in the nearby city of [[Morrow]], [[Georgia]].
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A portion of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located in East Point. The National Archives regional repository for data collected from the U.S. Census was originally located in East Point until it was moved to a new facility in the nearby city of [[Morrow]], [[Georgia]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
East Point is easily accessed by Interstate Highway 85, 285 and via [[MARTA]] both bus and train.  It is the second stop from [[Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport]] on all northbound [[MARTA]] trains.
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===By car===
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East Point is easily accessed by Interstate Highway 85, 285.
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===By bus===
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MARTA both bus and train.  It is the second stop from '''Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport''' on all northbound [[MARTA]] trains.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
East Point Corner Tavern
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*'''East Point Corner Tavern''', 2783 Main St, (404) 768-0007, [www.thecornertavern.com]. Probably the most popular bar in East Point.  Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.  Traditional bar fare with a large international beer menu.  Live music occasionally.  Outdoor patio.
www.thecornertavern.com
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2783 Main St, East Point - (404) 768-0007
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Probably the most popular bar in East Point.  Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.  Traditional bar fare with a large international beer menu.  Live music occasionally.  Outdoor patio.
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El Rocio Mexican Restaurant
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*'''El Rocio Mexican Restaurant''', 2873 Main St. Mexican. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
2873. Main St. East Point
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Mexican. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
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Flashback
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*'''Flashback''', 2787 Main St, (404) 559-1969. Bar & Grill.  Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
2787 Main St, East Point, GA - (404) 559-1969
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Bar & Grill.  Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
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Green Apple
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*'''Green Apple''', 2865 Main St, (404) 305-0840. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
2865 Main St, East Point, GA - (404) 305-0840
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Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
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Loving It Live
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*'''Loving It Live''', 2796 E Point St, (404) 765-9220. Vegan, Organic, Take-out.
2796 E Point St, East Point, GA - (404) 765-9220
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Vegan, Organic, Take-out
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Malone's Bar & Grill
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*'''Malone's Bar & Grill''', 1258 Virginia Ave, (404) 762-5577. Steak & Seafood.  Located near many airport hotels.
1258 Virginia Ave, East Point, GA - (404) 762-5577
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Steak & Seafood.  Located near many airport hotels.
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Oz Pizza
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*'''Oz Pizza''', 2805 Main St, (404) 761-7006, [http://www.ozpizza.net]. Pizza, salads, large outdoor patio. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
www.ozpizza.net
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2805 Main St, East Point - (404) 761-7006
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*'''Spondivits''', 1219 Virginia Ave, (404) 767-1569. Seafood, popular with the airport crowd.  Located near many airport hotels.
Pizza, salads, large outdoor patio. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
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Spondivits
 
1219 Virginia Ave, East Point - (404) 767-1569
 
Seafood, popular with the airport crowd.  Located near many airport hotels.
 
  
Thumbs Up 
 
1617 White Way, Atlanta, GA - (404) 768-3776
 
Breakfast.  Long waits are not uncommon.  This is a sister restaurant to Thumbs Up on Edgewood in Atlanta. 
 
  
 
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Revision as of 21:21, 18 August 2007

East Point is southwest of the neighborhoods of Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 39,595. The city is named for being at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from West Point, Georgia.

East Point is home to R&B and hip hop groups such as TLC, OutKast, Coolbreeze, Organized Noize, and Goodie Mob. It is also the home of Teddy Geiger and author and film critic Alonso Duralde. A growing fine arts community includes artists: Bjay Allen, Marc Villanueva, Su Abbott, and Alli Royce Sobel.

A portion of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located in East Point. The National Archives regional repository for data collected from the U.S. Census was originally located in East Point until it was moved to a new facility in the nearby city of Morrow, Georgia.

Contents

Get in

By car

East Point is easily accessed by Interstate Highway 85, 285.

By bus

MARTA both bus and train. It is the second stop from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on all northbound MARTA trains.

Get around

Getting around downtown East Point is as simple as exiting the train station and venturing across Main Street. The wider residential developments are better accessed by car although there are considerable MARTA bus routes through the city.

See

Do

Buy

Eat

  • East Point Corner Tavern, 2783 Main St, (404) 768-0007, [www.thecornertavern.com]. Probably the most popular bar in East Point. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station. Traditional bar fare with a large international beer menu. Live music occasionally. Outdoor patio.
  • El Rocio Mexican Restaurant, 2873 Main St. Mexican. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
  • Flashback, 2787 Main St, (404) 559-1969. Bar & Grill. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
  • Green Apple, 2865 Main St, (404) 305-0840. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
  • Loving It Live, 2796 E Point St, (404) 765-9220. Vegan, Organic, Take-out.
  • Malone's Bar & Grill, 1258 Virginia Ave, (404) 762-5577. Steak & Seafood. Located near many airport hotels.
  • Oz Pizza, 2805 Main St, (404) 761-7006, [1]. Pizza, salads, large outdoor patio. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
  • Spondivits, 1219 Virginia Ave, (404) 767-1569. Seafood, popular with the airport crowd. Located near many airport hotels.


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