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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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 10 10 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 6 6 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 | 11 11 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 | 7 7 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 | 8 8 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 | 12 12 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 | 8 8 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 | 15 15 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
  • New play traces life of Harper Lee
    With Harper Lee’s new book, “Go Set a Watchman,” being released this Tuesday, three Atlanta women have collaborated to present a play about the Pulitzer Prize-winning Alabama author during eight Ju...
    July 09, 2015 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 16 16 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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Canterbury Court commemorates 50th anniversary
    Canterbury Court Retirement Community, the first continuing-care retirement community in the Atlanta area, will celebrate its 50th anniversary by honoring its residents, their families and the faci...
    July 08, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local church to host Friends Day Sunday
    In celebration of Friends Day, Atlanta Metropolitan Cathedral, 999 Briarcliff Road in Atlanta, will host a day of free services for the Atlanta community. Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the cath...
    July 07, 2015 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local events celebrate red, white and blue
    Atlanta offers various events — including plenty of fireworks shows — to commemorate Independence Day such as a ballgame, a beer festival, parades, a road race and more this weekend. Soccer festiva...
    July 01, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alliance Theatre teen program returns
    This summer the Alliance Theatre is putting together a group of talented teens for a theater explosion. The Midtown-based theatre company is hosting its 14th annual Palefsky Collision Project, wher...
    July 01, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Peachtree Road Race recovery class set for Sunday
    Melt Atlanta and Karen Wells Fitness will host Melt Your Feet, a Peachtree Road race recovery exercise class, Sunday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Body Awareness Studio, 5549 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs...
    July 01, 2015 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tickets now on sale for Alliance Theatre’s 2015-16 season
    The Alliance Theatre in Midtown Wednesday announced tickets are now on sale for all performances for the 2015-16 season for the Alliance Stage and Hertz Stage, Theatre for Youth and Families and Th...
    July 01, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sarcoma Awareness Sunset Stroll set for July 29
    The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will host the third annual Sarcoma Awareness Sunset Stroll July 29 at 7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Brookhaven. The...
    June 25, 2015 07:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    High Museum of Art welcomes Katz’s giant realistic paintings
    Alex Katz’s giant paintings are now covering the walls of the High Museum of Art for a realistic adventure. The exhibition “Alex Katz, This Is Now” is open on the second floor of the Midtown museum...
    June 24, 2015 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Family Life Center celebrating 25 years with free events
    The Family Life Center Fitness & Recreation Facility at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, marked its 25th anniversary in February. But it is continuing the celeb...
    June 24, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Northside Hospital to host birthday party at zoo
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.01.15 - 10:44 am