A new off=leash dog park is set to open inside Renaissance Park in the the Old Fourth Ward on Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.

Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the park located at 501 Piedmont Ave. Local residents and their four-legged friends are invited to attend the event and enjoy hot chocolate, refreshments, treats and a photo booth.

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.