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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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Streets Alive coming Sunday
The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will host its third and final Atlanta Streets Alive event of 2014 Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the city’s Virginia-Highland neighborhood. The city will close a five-mile...
September 22, 2014 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mentor Walk introduces children to college
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:29 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON GUEST SPEAKERS) The Sandy Springs-based Campus Community Partnership Foundation is now reaching even more children in its mission to encourage s...
September 17, 2014 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Steinway Society hosting scholarship concert
The Atlanta Steinway Society will present its 2014 scholarship recipients in a free concert Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Kellett Chapel at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church on Roswell Road in Buckhead. ...
September 17, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Levi
    by Staff Reports
    08.26.14 - 10:03 am
  • Local comedy clubs thrive as city gains national attention
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 02:26 pm
  • Puppeteers to tell ‘Chinese Tales’ in Atlanta for last time
    Expert Chinese artists weave together five traditional and non-traditional stories of ancient China in “The Old Man and the Monkeys & Other Chinese Tales” by Dragon Arts Studio, Sept. 24 through Oc...
    September 17, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Jeffers
    Meet Jeffers, a big, adorable boy who has a big personality to match his size. Jeffers is a good natured, 2-year-old mastiff mix. He has a cute under bite and is a silly, goofy guy who loves to sho...
    September 16, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb’s LifeLine Animal Project shares tips for emergency pet safety
    September is National Preparedness Month and DeKalb County’s LifeLine Animal Project and DeKalb County Animal Services want residents to know some of the best ways to keep pets safe during an emerg...
    September 16, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Oglethorpe Museum exhibits ‘Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat’
    Oglethorpe Museum of Art’s newest exhibition pairs Cuban-born artists with the political and cultural experiences of baseball. “Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat” merges the cultural phenomenon of basebal...
    September 16, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holy Innocents’ teacher pens textbook
    Having already introduced countless students to the language, local French teacher Joanne Thomas has added a tangible new wrinkle to her classroom repertoire. Over the summer the middle school inst...
    September 12, 2014 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
    Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
    September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Flea Market to benefit Forward Arts Foundation
    Once again, fashion gurus, interior designers, collectors and bargain hunters will converge on the parking deck of the Atlanta History Center on West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead Sept. 18 through 2...
    September 10, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner to aid cancer research locally
    Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead. The event benefits the T.J. Martell Foundation, the nonprofit championed by the music and...
    September 10, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alliance Theatre brings ‘Bull Durham’ to stage
    In the years since the 1988 film “Bull Durham” was released, writer and director Ron Shelton has had multiple offers to adapt it into a Broadway musical. “There had been discussion over the years f...
    September 03, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Events to celebrate Battle of Jonesboro’s anniversary
    Atlanta and its environs are commemorating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the local battles of the Civil War this year with reenactment pageantry, lectures and recognition of historic building...
    September 03, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Updated: Fall Atlanta Home Show returns this weekend
    (UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 4:58 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFORMATION ON TONYA WILLIAMS' BACKGROUND WITH HGTV) The 31st annual Fall Atlanta Home Show and new Outdoor Living Expo will take place Friday through...
    September 03, 2014 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Roman
    The pet of the week is an adorable boy who is perfect for anyone looking for love. Meet Roman, a happy, cuddly ball of cuteness who falls in love with everyone he meets. Roman is a 1-year-old colli...
    September 02, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Celebrate end of summer with Piedmont Park Arts Festival
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    08.13.14 - 01:19 pm
  • ‘Blind Side’ star returns to host celebrity golf tourney, parties
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    08.13.14 - 01:15 pm
  • Column: Atlanta Music Club hosting free musicale
    by Sally F. White
    Columnist
    08.13.14 - 10:33 am
  • Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
    by Staff Reports
    08.12.14 - 01:30 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Wilson
    by Staff Reports
    08.06.14 - 02:29 pm