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Temple Sinai to host two events
Temple Sinai, 5645 Dupree Drive in Sandy Springs, will host two free public events in November. First, the temple’s art show and sale is set for Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in its social hall. Sec...
October 30, 2014 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camp Kudzu Benefit Luncheon to aid kids with Type 1 diabetes
Eloise Lamons said she clearly remembers the first day her daughter Paige went to Camp Kudzu, a camp for children with Type 1 diabetes, and how different she was when she returned. “I saw how my da...
October 29, 2014 06:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Paws for Cocktails loaded with TV, radio celebrities
The Paws for Cocktails party for Furkids Nov. 6 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History on Clifton Road in DeKalb County promises to be a rocking time with a host lineup of TV and radio celebriti...
October 29, 2014 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Komen Greater Atlanta aids those with breast cancer
Editor’s note: As October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, wraps up, the Neighbor interviewed representatives of two local organizations about the disease. Click here for the article on Tur...
October 29, 2014 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Sebastian
This week’s pet of the week is a charming boy who has been through a lot and deserves a fairy tale ending. Meet Sebastian, a handsome brindle boy who came in as part of a cruelty case more than one...
October 28, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Fix Ga. Pets invites all to have Cocktails for Canines
Fix Georgia Pets invites animal lovers to gather Tuesday for the Cocktails for Canines evening as pet lover Tony Conway hosts a cocktail benefit to recruit financial support at his event space, The...
October 22, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offers Halloween safety tips
With Halloween only nine days away, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently released some Halloween safety tips: o Avoid costumes with excessive flowing fabric, such as capes or sleeves. Loose cl...
October 22, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luncheon to honor local fundraising stars
The greater Atlanta chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will honor two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day and luncheon Tuesday ...
October 22, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Avery
Avery is the kind of dog who makes people smile when they see him. With his floppy, fuzzy ears and his playful and cuddly personality, this adorable Labrador mix will win over hearts too. Avery is ...
October 21, 2014 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan G. Komen continues fight against breast cancer
All it took was raising her hand and acknowledging that she needed a low-cost mammogram to save Wanda Vance’s life. The then-56-year-old Lithonia resident was employed part-time, and the insurance ...
October 21, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Early reservations requested for Santa at Rhodes Hall
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is taking early reservations for Santa at Rhodes Hall, set for Dec. 6, 7, 11 through 14, 19 and 20 at the historic building on Peachtree Street in Midtow...
October 15, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Pet of the Week: Colorado
Meet Colorado, a 2-year-old Rottweiler mix who is an intelligent and fun dog. Colorado has a great combination of personality traits — he is silly and goofy, but also focused and smart. Colorado lo...
October 15, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fernbank Museum hosts annual gala
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    09.23.14 - 11:24 am
  • OUT & ABOUT: Makan and Chai Pani combined for flavorful dinner
    A new restaurant in downtown Decatur celebrated its recent opening by pairing up with an established, local favorite to preview its fusion menu that combined Asian and Indian flavors. Makan, which ...
    October 14, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fundraiser aids land conservation efforts
    The Trust for Public Land, a national land conservation organization with its Georgia office located in Midtown, will host its sixth annual Celebration of Land fundraiser Oct. 19 to support its con...
    October 08, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show Saturday
    An illustrious lineup of celebrated music VIPs and luminaries will be honored at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center’s Georgia Ballroo...
    October 08, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    West Midtown gala to benefit Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
    About 400 to 450 guests are expected to gather at The Foundry at Puritan Mill in west Midtown Oct. 17 to party for a purpose.  The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, based in southeast Atlanta, wil...
    October 08, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘The Headless Horseman’ rides into Atlanta
    The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will host performances of “The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow” by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of Bar Harbor, Maine, Oct. 28 through Nov. 9. An audience f...
    October 08, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Light The Night Walk set for Saturday
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter will host the 16th annual Atlanta Light The Night Walk Saturday at 5 p.m. at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. The walk encourages teams...
    October 08, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Fleety
    The pet of the week is a small and adorable Shar-Pei mix named Fleety. This 1-year-old boy has a teddy bear face and weighs 35 pounds. Fleety loves to play with toys, cuddle with humans and play wi...
    October 07, 2014 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local public, private schools hosting fall festivals
    Local schools are hosting fall festivals later this month to celebrate autumn. Here is a rundown of those events: St. Martin’s St. Martin’s Episcopal School will hold its fall festival Oct. 18 from...
    October 01, 2014 06:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead man shares children’s art with retirement homes
    Linden Longino is sharing his love of art with others. Longino, a Buckhead resident, is the founder of Buckhead-based International Paint Pals, now part of downtown Atlanta-based Friendship Force I...
    October 01, 2014 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Fernbank's A Timeless Affair fundraiser Saturday
    The Witching Hour theme for Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s annual A Timeless Affair gala Saturday draws inspiration from an incredible new exhibition that examines how the body and brain work...
    October 01, 2014 06:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New York gardening guru to speak in Buckhead
    New York gardening guru Lynden Miller will speak at the Cherokee Garden Library’s lecture set for Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. Her talk is titled Parks, Plants and P...
    October 01, 2014 05:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fernbank’s Goose Bumps exhibit offers scary, family fun
    Just in time for the Halloween season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, which started last week and will run until Jan. 4, is designed to provide thrills and chills as well a...
    September 30, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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