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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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead restaurant to host ‘Top Chef’ viewing party
Southern Art and Bourbon Bar, 3315 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host a “Top Chef” viewing party for chef and owner Art Smith’s episode debut Wednesday from 9 to 11 p.m. The restaurant will prov...
September 30, 2014 11:58 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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Stellar Student: Reggie Blanch
Brandon Hall School senior Reggie Blanch’s sense of direction has served him well both in and out of the classroom at the Sandy Springs school. The 17-year-old began laying the groundwork for an ev...
September 25, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bunnen reflects on photography career, new exhibits
Starting Friday, patrons of Mason Murer Fine Art in south Buckhead will be able to enjoy a glimpse into the life of Buckhead photographer Lucinda Bunnen, 84, as the gallery debuts “Lucinda’s World,...
September 25, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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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UPDATED: Arrow Exterminators celebrates 50th anniversary
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 10:16 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON COMPANY'S ANNUAL REVENUE GOAL FOR 2029) John Wright had just graduated from Columbia High School in DeKalb County in 1973 when he started a jo...
September 24, 2014 10:44 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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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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STK hosting breast cancer fundraiser
STK, a steakhouse located at 1075 Peachtree St. in Midtown, will host a breast cancer research fundraiser Sept. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. The restaurant operated by The ONE Group, a New York-based lifest...
September 22, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Local cat wins category in national contest
(UPDATED SATURDAY AT 8 A.M. WITH QUOTES, INFO FROM BOB'S OWNER, AMANDA COFFELT) St. Louis-based Friskies cat food Wednesday announced southeast Cobb County resident Amanda Coffelt and her cat Bob w...
September 20, 2014 08:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mentor Walk introduces children to college
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 6:50 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...
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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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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Chastain Park Conservancy celebrates 10th year
Commemorating its 10th anniversary, the Chastain Park Conservancy will host a benefit concert Oct. 2 called A Night Unplugged, which will be held in replacement of its annual fall fundraising gala,...
September 17, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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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’50 to 1’ movie coming to Sandy Springs
Oscar winner Jim Wilson’s latest film, “50 to 1,” the inspiring true story of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird and his misfit New Mexico cowboy trainer and owners, is expanding across the count...
September 10, 2014 01:54 PM | 4 4 comments | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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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