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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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 1 1 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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Marcus Jewish Center hosts annual book festival
While the annual book festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta focuses on Jewish authors and literature, its broad line-up of authors and books has something for everyone and year ...
September 30, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Blanca
The pet of the week is a dog who has a sweet personality and is great with other dogs. Meet Blanca, a 4-year-old girl who is solid white, has adorable ears and who wins everyone over with her smile...
September 30, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Legal Aid Society hosting 90th anniversary luncheon
The Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc. will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a luncheon Thursday in the Oceans Ball-room at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The pre-event celebration will b...
September 30, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local octogenarians prime examples of active aging
With weekly fitness classes, art lessons, teaching a Bible study class and editing a monthly newsletter, 85-year-old Cecile Hooks keeps a busy schedule. “It’s the only way I know to live,” said the...
September 24, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Garden of Eden Ball to celebrate facility's expansions
The 33rd annual Garden of Eden Ball will expand its reach Saturday in a tented ballroom on the grounds of the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown. With an "Into the Woods" theme, the elegant evenin...
September 24, 2014 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody Woman’s Club hosts 42nd annual home tour
On Oct. 1, the Dunwoody Woman’s Club will host its 42nd annual home tour, featuring a variety of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs homes with different architectural and design styles. Five homes are feat...
September 23, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Persimmon
The pet of the week is Persimmon, a 2-year-old pointer/terrier mix. She has already won over the hearts of staff. Persimmon’s main goal is to please her human, and since she is so smart, loving and...
September 23, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fernbank Museum hosts annual gala
Fernbank Museum of Natural History will host its annual black-tie fundraising gala, A Timeless Affair 2014 — The Witching Hour Oct. 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The evening will honor the dedicated s...
September 23, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Levi
    by Staff Reports
    08.26.14 - 10:03 am