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Callanwolde to host inaugural Salute to America event
Local veterans will benefit from a concert Sept. 11 hosted by the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. This is the first year the center, at 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, in Atlanta, is hosting the Salute to A...
September 02, 2015 07:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Sade
If you are looking for a dog who will amuse you, this 1-year-old will do the job with her goofy and playful antics. Sade is a happy Staffordshire terrier mix who also gets along well with. If adopt...
September 02, 2015 06:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance brings ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ to stage
The Alliance Theatre in Midtown will open its 2015-16 season Wednesday with the American drama “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” as part of the Coca-Cola series at the Hertz Stage performances. It ...
September 01, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banks & Shane to play final show of 2015 Concerts by Springs
Heritage Sandy Springs will wrap up this year’s Concerts by the Springs series of free outdoor shows Sunday night, when hometown band Banks & Shane takes the stage at the Sandy Springs Society Ente...
September 01, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 75 years, Ivy Garden Club looks back
The Ivy Garden Club does not have a website. It does not have an email account, a Twitter feed or a Facebook timeline. “Having a presence on social media has not been a priority for the club,” said...
September 01, 2015 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven things to do in Atlanta for Labor Day weekend
From college football to Dragon Con, there are at least seven things to do in Atlanta for Labor Day weekend, according to a news release: 1. Even though the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between Auburn ...
August 30, 2015 06:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tucker shop turns unused space into children’s garden
A locally-owned gardening supply shop in Tucker has transformed what was once an overgrown alley into a green, learning space for children and families. Linda Karr, owner of The Garden Enthusiast, ...
August 26, 2015 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Indiana Bones
Indiana Bones — you can just call him Bones — is a quirky, charming, hilarious boy. He has the personality of 10 dogs combined. He jumps, he runs and he plays. He is like the Energizer Bunny after ...
August 26, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffrey Fashion Cares marks 23rd year, to benefit 2 nonprofits
Buckhead will be a little bit more stylish Monday night as models, designers and fashion-conscious Atlantans converge on the newly-renovated Phipps Plaza for the 23rd annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares e...
August 25, 2015 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area provides abundance of fall festivals
As fall approaches, multiple festivals are coming up in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs to the joy of all residents and will vary in themes and sizes. The events celebrate food, mus...
August 25, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourney for TurningPoint to benefit breast cancer nonprofit
Tom Purcell got involved with the Tourney for TurningPoint, a fundraiser for TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation in Sandy Springs, when it was being planned five years ago. “Like a lot of peo...
August 25, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Mission to host Celebration of Hope fundraiser
The Sandy Springs Mission, a nonprofit that serves at-risk elementary through high school students in the Riverwood International Charter School cluster with year-round academic enrichment, life-sk...
August 25, 2015 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding-area theater group plans one-act festival after current production ends Saturday
A longtime area theater group is planning its next venture even before giving the last performance of its latest play. The Community Alliance for Stage and Theater, also known as CAST, is set to pe...
August 25, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raptor birds return to Douglas state park after four years
A former resident of Sweetwater Creek State Park has found the area it left in 2011 was not so bad after all. An osprey nest has been discovered high on a cell phone tower near the lake, according ...
August 25, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students in Dallas manufactured home community receive scholarships
Paulding Education Foundation recently awarded the Logan’s Crossing Manufactured Home Community Fund scholarships. The fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Ron Cobb, owners of Logan’s Crossing Manu...
August 25, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas-based theater group plans one-act festival after current production
A longtime area theater group is planning its next venture even before giving the last performance of its latest play. The Community Alliance for Stage and Theater, also known as CAST, is set to pe...
August 25, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Bodies hosting Angels Among Us Pet Rescue benefit
On Aug. 30 Stellar Bodies, a gym with locations in Buckhead and Midtown, will donate 50 percent of the day’s proceeds to Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Residents are asked to bring their pets with the...
August 22, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movies by Moonlight returns for sixth year
Movies by Moonlight is coming back to the Sandy Springs United Methodist Church activities center lawn for its sixth year. Hosted by Leadership Sandy Springs, this year’s event will have three more...
August 20, 2015 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local barbecue joints are booming
Barbecue is known to be one of the authentic tastes of the South and several local restaurants take it as a craft. Barbecue joints in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs specialize in taking the...
August 20, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local yoga studios cultivating health, wellness
Different disciplines and Eastern health philosophies are on the rise in this part of the world, with alternative medicine and yoga becoming a lifestyle. Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs are ...
August 20, 2015 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local after-school program makes difference
LaAmistad, a Buckhead-based nonprofit, brings literacy to low-income, underserved Hispanic immigrants. What started as an after-school program at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Buckhead, by B...
August 20, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway brings Detroit sound to Fox Theatre
The Fox Theatre in Midtown opened its doors Tuesday night to the hits of the first national “Motown The Musical” tour. Running through Sunday, it is the final play in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway ...
August 20, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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State park in Douglas County features yurts in first camping area
There is a new attraction planned for Sweetwater Creek State Park which is a first for the protected natural area in eastern Douglas County. Officials with the 2,549-acre park have developed a yurt...
August 20, 2015 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elvis Show to benefit Buckhead resident with ALS
Rob Jordan’s Elvis Show is coming out of retirement — for a good cause. Up until 2011, Jordan annually performed his show, a concert at Smith’s Olde Bar near Ansley Park, in which he would dress up...
August 19, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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