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Sarcoma Awareness Sunset Stroll set for July 29
The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will host the third annual Sarcoma Awareness Sunset Stroll July 29 at 7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Brookhaven. The...
June 25, 2015 07:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County reservoirs offer fishing, outdoor recreation for residents
Henry County residents who are avid anglers and kayakers or those looking just to enjoy a day on the water can take advantage of the county’s reservoirs as a great source for fishing, boating and m...
June 25, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough Square offers music, movies for summer entertainment
While students are out of school for summer break, families can enjoy plenty of amusement for everyone on the Square, 5 Griffin St. in McDonough. The Main Street McDonough program will host a serie...
June 25, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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High Museum of Art welcomes Katz’s giant realistic paintings
Alex Katz’s giant paintings are now covering the walls of the High Museum of Art for a realistic adventure. The exhibition “Alex Katz, This Is Now” is open on the second floor of the Midtown museum...
June 24, 2015 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen father aims for success through Fulton County program
Teen father, 18-year-old Quantrell Beckham, said he wants to be a good father to his stepdaughter Jordan and his 4-month-old daughter Areanna. To reach that goal, he has taken advantage of the avai...
June 24, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Love and Homegrown Tomatoes returns to McDonough on Sunday
The fourth annual Love and Homegrown Tomatoes fundraiser is set for Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Park on Lake Dow Road in McDonough. “This is our big annual fundraising event for the Helping...
June 24, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur neighbors win contest for biking to work
Two Decatur neighbors received $5,000 towards new cycling equipment for their submission to the Pedals 4 Professionals video contest. Their video depicts Paul Ficklin-Alred, a 54-year-old staff mem...
June 24, 2015 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Life Center celebrating 25 years with free events
The Family Life Center Fitness & Recreation Facility at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, marked its 25th anniversary in February. But it is continuing the celeb...
June 24, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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LawJam to rock Variety Playhouse, benefit foundation
LawJam 2015, the sixth annual Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands, will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. in Atlanta’s Little Five Points. The event will bri...
June 24, 2015 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music Midtown announces 2015 lineup
Music Midtown, the two-day concert festival set for Sept. 18 through 19 at Piedmont Park, announced its 2015 lineup Tuesday. It will include Elton John, Drake, Van Halen, Sam Smith, Lenny Kravitz, ...
June 23, 2015 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone Mountain Park offers new yurts for comfortable camping
DeKalb County residents who plan on enjoying the outdoors and going camping this summer have a new option at Stone Mountain Park.The park, at 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd., is home to three newly built y...
June 23, 2015 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oak Grove resident pens cookbook, starts family foundation
DeKalb County resident Joan Kaplan has spent the last 10 years in the residential real estate field. As a way to celebrate her tenure, Kaplan said she thought there was no better way than to give b...
June 23, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fifth annual Brookhaven Beer Fest on tap Saturday
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:45 pm
  • Drive Time to perform at Concerts by the Springs
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:35 pm
  • Tiny house conference in Tucker Saturday
    On Saturday, DeKalb County residents who are interested in learning more about a housing trend that is becoming more and more popular throughout the country are invited to attend a free tiny house ...
    June 23, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Lyndsey
    Lyndsey has a big heart and she is a brave, loving dog. PAWS Atlanta has a special love for Lyndsey because she is a true survivor. She was the focus of an animal neglect/cruelty investigation. But...
    June 23, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    82-year-old Dunwoody resident invents ladder safety device
    The idea did not come to Tom Thomas in a dream, but a nightmare — a $12,000 hospital bill and a broken back, to be exact. Thomas, an 82-year-old Dunwoody resident, was cleaning his gutters on the b...
    June 23, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Good Graces to perform at Red Light Café
    The Good Graces, an Atlanta-based indie band, will perform Sunday at the Red Light Café, 553 Amsterdam Ave. in Atlanta, as part of its national tour. The group will perform with Love Me 'Til My Hea...
    June 21, 2015 10:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fork Connections to host Peachtree Creek event
    North Fork Connections, an organization connecting people along the north fork of Peachtree Creek in Atlanta, will host a free Peachtree Creek greenway event Monday at 7 p.m. at REI’s location at 1...
    June 18, 2015 10:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Vacation Bible schools in Henry County offer family fun
    Vacation Bible school programs throughout Henry County are offering a week or more of activities to engage children in family friendly fun during summer break. In Hampton, Bible Baptist Church, 278...
    June 18, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gift of Music Foundation protects, promotes music education
    The Gift of Music Foundation, an organization based in Buckhead, hopes to begin its music education awareness efforts on a high note. The mission of the organization is to preserve the “gift of mus...
    June 17, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Getzinger Group's father, son team up to market unique in-town homes
    Editor’s note: With Father’s Day this Sunday, the Neighbor interviewed the father-son team of J.W. and Jim Getzinger. Jim Getzinger and his father, J.W., of the Getzinger Group in Buckhead have put...
    June 17, 2015 05:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local produce stands provide ripe fruits, veggies
    With the first official day of summer this Sunday, the warmer temperatures are bringing with them fresh fruits and vegetables to the area. Residents have at least four nearby locations to pick thei...
    June 17, 2015 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Moon Ride returns to Piedmont Park
    The third annual Atlanta Moon Ride is rolling back through the city Friday. For the third year the event will benefit Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit that annually sends chronically and terminall...
    June 17, 2015 04:06 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Summer BBQ Festival to raise funds for kids with brain injuries
    When organizers of the Andee’s Army Fun Run in Sandy Springs heard in December from city officials that the annual 5-kilometer race would have to be moved this year because a portion of Powers Ferr...
    June 17, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hospital honors volunteers; employees donate to homeless
    The St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, the volunteer arm of Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs, recently hosted its annual awards luncheon at the Dunwoody Country Club, honoring volunteers ...
    June 17, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • France honors Paulding D-Day hero
    by Neighbor Staff
    06.09.15 - 02:24 pm
  • Northside Hospital to host birthday party at zoo
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.01.15 - 10:44 am