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Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why to perform in Atlanta
Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why, a New Jersey band, will perform at Smith’s Olde Bar in Ansley Park Aug. 9. Doors open at 7 p.m. The band will showcase songs from its 2013 release, “Its Only Change...
August 02, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bella Bag Atlanta hosting #FriYAY freebies
To celebrate their favorite day of the week and show their love for Atlanta fans, Bella Bag Atlanta, a women’s purse/accessories store located in the Buckhead Atlanta development, has launched #Fri...
July 31, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local fly-fishing group helps others learn craft
Atlanta Fly Tying has established a different way for residents to learn about the art. “The idea for the group came out of us tracing our passion for fly-fishing back to some of our favorite child...
July 30, 2015 08:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead salons style individuals for season
Buckhead hair salons are offering modern, head-turning styles to fit individual needs during warm-weather months. “For summer, people want to deal with their hair more naturally and easily, especia...
July 30, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legoland Mini-display offers enormous adventures
The walk-through Lego “Star Wars Episode 1 — The Phantom Menace” Miniland Display takes guests on an adventure while continuing the legacy of the film and the toy-building bricks at Legoland Discov...
July 30, 2015 07:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millennium Gate Museum to host East Asian ink brush demos
To coincide with its new exhibition, ‘Chinese Master Artist I-Hsiung Ju,’ open Friday through Oct. 18, the Millennium Gate Museum, 395 17th St. in Atlantic Station, will host free East Asian ink br...
July 29, 2015 07:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New play traces life of Harper Lee; run extended thru Aug. 9
With Harper Lee’s new book, “Go Set a Watchman,” being released July 14, three Atlanta women have collaborated to present a play about the Pulitzer Prize-winning Alabama author during eight July pe...
July 29, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead author reflects on life in Mexico through poetry
Erika Wells ewells@neighbornewspapers.com Buckhead writer Diana Anhalt reminisces about her memories as an American living in Mexico City during her childhood in her book titled, “Because There Is ...
July 29, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beatles tribute band to perform at Concerts by the Springs
Griffin-based Beatles tribute band The Return will perform Sunday at Concerts by the Springs, Heritage Sandy Springs’ monthly spring/summer concert series. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the show starts ...
July 29, 2015 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food Well Alliance hosting event to promote gardening
For the first time in Atlanta, a local food collaboration has formed to help community gardeners build healthier soil through a new Healthy Soil, Healthy Community initiative. The Food Well Allianc...
July 28, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings native returns to Atlanta to promote second book
Saturday night served as another reunion of sorts for Mary Louise Kelly, a Vinings native now living in Washington and Florence, Italy. Promoting her second book, she spoke at the Buckhead Heritage...
July 26, 2015 07:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taco Mac to host Atlanta Humane Society fundraiser
Taco Mac is hosting its monthly Paws and Pints fundraiser for the Atlanta Humane Society Sunday and Aug. 30 at all 25 metro Atlanta locations. On both days patrons ordering food and/or drinks at Ta...
July 25, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local events celebrate red, white and blue
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 11:55 pm
  • Atlanta students voice English-language learning game
    A group of students from metro Atlanta brought the English language to life for children overseas for an America version of Picaro, an online English-learning program used in schools in Asia. This ...
    July 24, 2015 10:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Pops Orchestra to perform Elton John hits
    The Atlanta Pops Orchestra, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, will perform with Craig Meyer in Almost Elton John “Remember When Rock Was Young,” an Elton John tribute, Aug. 1 at ...
    July 24, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Firehouse Subs hosting H2O for Heroes fundraiser
    Jacksonville, Fla.-based Firehouse Subs is hosting its fourth annual H2O for Heroes fundraiser Aug. 1 at all participating metro Atlanta restaurants. Allowing guests to cut the heat and sub craving...
    July 24, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local spots indulge all music cravings
    Local music stores in Sandy Springs and Buckhead are charming niches constantly reinventing themselves to bring better music options closer to residents. Although both communities have few options,...
    July 22, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Shopping for a Cause set for July 30
    As a leadup to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Atlanta Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 26 in Atlantic Station, Regency Home Care and Modern Emergent Care, 5505 Roswell Road, Suite 100 in Sandy Springs,...
    July 19, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local businessmen invented new flotation device
    Floating is taking on a new meaning thanks to three lake-loving metro Atlantans who invented the BumFloat. “The Eureka moment came to us at my parents’ cabin on Lake Lanier during the summer of 201...
    July 15, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead gala to benefit homeless children
    Celebrate the Children, the 16th annual gala benefitting the Children’s Restoration Network, will help spotlight how homeless kids are affected by the nonprofit. The black-tie-optional affair, set ...
    July 14, 2015 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Reluctant Dragon’ flies into puppetry center starting July 28
    “The Reluctant Dragon,” a play by Tears of Joy Theatre of Portland, Ore., will be performed July 28 through Aug. 9 at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown. What happens when a d...
    July 14, 2015 06:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Updated: Beer contest on tap Saturday in Buckhead
    The Great Southern Craft Beer Competition is back for its second year. Taking place Saturday at Red Brick Brewing Co. in Buckhead, the 2015 event will allow the public to taste-test the beers submi...
    July 14, 2015 06:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Busy week ahead for local siblings
    The month of July is unusually busy for two Sandy Springs siblings, Leslie and Jason Cohen. Leslie Cohen, general manager of Roasters restaurant in Buckhead, will be a contestant on the Food Networ...
    July 11, 2015 03:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    National Black Arts Festival starts Saturday
    This summer, the National Black Arts Festival continues its 27-year tradition of offering stellar artistic and educational programs in music, dance, film, visual arts, theater and literary arts and...
    July 09, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local attorney honored by State Bar
    Buckhead attorney Tina Shadix Roddenbery was recently named the 2015 Joseph T. Tuggle Jr. Award recipient. “Receiving the award is the single highest honor of my legal career. I’m still so amazed a...
    July 08, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Drive Time to perform at Concerts by the Springs
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:35 pm