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Simon partners with Horatio Alger group for scholarships
The Simon Foundations, which operate a local Simon Scholars program in Atlanta high schools, is partnering with the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans to award more than $20 milli...
August 28, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autumn events abound in Atlanta
A bevy of fall festivals will take place in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs in the coming weeks and months. From celebrating food, music, art, film or just good, old-fashioned famil...
August 27, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Levi
Meet Levi, a calm and sweet boy who is 2 years old and loves children. Levi is a handsome boy who has almond-shaped eyes and short brown fur. He is a quiet guy who is shy at first, but warms up qui...
August 26, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven resident overcomes eating disorder to become personal trainer
Brookhaven resident Kim Schaper’s journey to becoming a fitness trainer did not take a conventional route. Schaper was highly-involved in sports her entire life, she said, but around age 19, she be...
August 26, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macy’s Shop For A Cause to benefit March of Dimes
Macy’s and the March of Dimes invite customers to participate in its ninth annual national Shop For A Cause charity event Saturday. It is a unique, one-day-only shopping event created to support lo...
August 21, 2014 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Jeffrey Fashion Cares benefit celebrating 22 years
The 22nd anniversary of the Jeffrey Fashion Cares extravaganza is set for Monday night. Dedicated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund, the 2014 runway presentat...
August 20, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center asks all to ‘Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose’
Mother Goose is missing! Classic characters from everyone’s favorite nursery rhymes must band together to solve the crime in the Center for Puppetry Arts’ inventive production of “Shake a Tale Feat...
August 20, 2014 03:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local comedy clubs thrive as city gains national attention
Atlanta’s comedy star may be on the rise, based on the recent attention the city has received from the national comedy community. Aug. 10, Atlanta hosted a stop on the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity ...
August 20, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Sugar
The pet of the week is Sugar, an 8-month-old girl who is as sweet as her name. Sugar is part comedian — she seems to act goofy on purpose, just to make anyone laugh. She is also very affectionate a...
August 19, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bakery sweetens downtown Tucker
After working in the corporate world for many years, Denise Dayoub finally fed her entrepreneurial spirit and opened Sweet Dee’s Bakeshop a little more than two years ago. The bakery is in the hear...
August 19, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer Sizzle to raise money for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
More than 400 guests will party for a cause at the fourth annual Summer Sizzle Aug. 22, which will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Brookhaven resident Katie Bush, who co-chairs the fundra...
August 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate end of summer with Piedmont Park Arts Festival
This weekend, the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will present the fifth annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival in Midtown. Unlike previous festivals, this year the foundation will host a VIP prev...
August 13, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Faya
    by Staff Reports
    07.24.14 - 01:21 pm
  • Column: Backpack supplies needed for poor students
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.23.14 - 03:52 pm
  • Column: Marsalis leads National Black Arts Festival concert
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.17.14 - 09:13 pm
  • ‘Blind Side’ star returns to host celebrity golf tourney, parties
    Quinton Aaron, who made Atlanta his home for the filming of the 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” will return this weekend for the inaugural Quinton Aaron Celebrity Golf Tournament at Bobby Jones Golf C...
    August 13, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Atlanta Music Club hosting free musicale
    The Atlanta Music Club will introduce scholarship winner Megan Price Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at a free, open-to-the-public musicale at the Steinway Piano Galleries on North Point Parkway in Alpharetta....
    August 13, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WSB-TV to broadcast high school theatre awards Saturday
    WSB-TV Channel 2 announced last month it will broadcast the 2014 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards, The Shulers, Saturday from 8 to 10 pm. The awards are an anchor program of the ArtsBridg...
    August 13, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
    Five years ago, LifeLine Animal Project took in two very special dogs — Lily, a black Belgian shepherd, and Daisy, a chocolate Labrador mix. Their former doggie dad adopted them from a shelter and ...
    August 12, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Southern Shindig to raise funds for Skyland Trail
    The Southern Shindig, set for Aug. 15 at SweetWater Brewing Co. on Ottley Drive in south Buckhead, invites guests to enjoy summertime social networking with beer, wine, food from Verde Taqueria and...
    August 06, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ eats at puppetry center
    The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will host performances of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” today through Aug. 17. In its first appearance at the center, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings s...
    August 06, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Wilson
    The pet of the week is Wilson, a happy, intelligent, independent and loving dog. For those looking for a dog who can entertain himself, Wilson is the guy. He is happy on his own, but also loves att...
    August 06, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Art center hosting documentary film showing
    The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on Means Street in west Midtown is hosting the premiere screening of the documentary “A History of Nexus: How an Artist Co-op Transformed Atlanta” Aug. 7. The fr...
    July 30, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Student summer leadership event set for Tuesday
    The first GenHERation Summer Leadership Series Atlanta will take place Tuesday at Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Bluestone Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. This event will feature a panel of female professiona...
    July 30, 2014 05:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Young twins’ business making national news
    UPDATED MONDAY AT 1:02 PM WITH CURRENT NAME OF LIM COLLEGE. For Chastain Park residents Betts and Chet Dehart, fall means not only heading off to college, but also taking their entrepreneurial purs...
    July 30, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Priscilla
    Meet Priscilla, pet of the week, who is available now at DeKalb County Animal Services. For those looking for a little ray of sunshine, then Priscilla is the girl. This 3-year-old lab mix is always...
    July 30, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Bull Durham’ rehearsals begin
    Rehearsals for the Alliance Theatre’s world premiere production of “Bull Durham,” a musical based on the 1988 film, kicked off Tuesday, the Midtown theatre announced. Nearly 30 actors arrived in At...
    July 29, 2014 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center offering free exhibit
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.02.14 - 12:01 am
  • Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.25.14 - 10:47 am