• Oakland gates by Pamela Henman

    A SURPRISINGLY ROMANTIC TOUR TAKES OVER OAKLAND CEMETERY FEBRUARY 10 AND 11 When it comes to romantic Valentine’s Day date nights, a cemetery might not jump to mind as the most appealing venue. But for the last several years that it’s held the Love Stories of Oakland tour, Oakland Cemetery has proven otherwise. “We’re always ...
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    RUN LIKE HELL 5-K/RUN LIKE HECK 1K October 15 Oakland Cemetery The largest cemetery run in the country, in Atlanta’s oldest cemetery, is back for its ninth year on October 15 at 9 a.m. This qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race will take you through parts of Oakland Cemetery and Grant Park. Wear a Halloween ...
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    The story behind the snap: “I walk through Oakland Cemetery often, whether for exercise or to clear my mind or to gather writing inspiration. On different days I’m drawn to different sculptures or tombs, and that day I gravitated toward this somber lion. I felt inspired by the lion’s ability to exude both strength and ...