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North Fulton residents launch baking business
Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
October 15, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell to ‘Let it Go’ with free outdoor ‘Frozen’ showing
Moms and dads with grade school children are likely no strangers to Disney’s smash hit “Frozen.” Now, the city of Roswell is offering parents and their tykes an opportunity to see Anna and Elsa on ...
September 11, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Heroes 6K raises addiction awareness
The Roswell Heroes 6K will be held at Riverside Park this Saturday. Presented by Roswell-based Foundations Atlanta, the event is one of six races sponsored by the Foundations Recovery Network’s Her...
July 23, 2014 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Cultural Arts Center presents Story Slam
The fear of public speaking is known as “glossophobia.” Don’t count the presenters at Monday’s Story Slam event among those afflicted. On stage at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Assistant Direct...
July 23, 2014 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Roots festival returns
For more than a decade, Roswell has celebrated Black History Month in February with a month-long schedule of art exhibits, history and cultural events. Roswell Roots is one of the largest and most ...
February 03, 2014 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spirit of the Irish infuses book on pubs
Never let it be said that Ron Wallace and Bob Meyer do a less than thorough job when they research a book. When the two longtime friends and Milton residents set out to gather information for a def...
December 23, 2013 04:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osteria Mattone opens on Canton Street in Roswell
Ryan Perniece and Ted Lahey were still focusing on their first culinary venture, the popular Table & Main, when they learned of another restaurant space available a block away. Though they hadn’t t...
December 23, 2013 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sixpence None the Richer performing at Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Grammy-nominated Sixpence None the Richer will be performing live at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center Saturday, 8 p.m.  The band responsible for hit singles like “Kiss Me” and “There She Goes,” is ...
December 23, 2013 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tooth Fairy is walk in the park over Elf on the Shelf
Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf. In case you’ve been hi...
December 23, 2013 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents enjoy Christmas in Crabapple
Crabapple Community Association hosted its annual Christmas in Crabapple event Dec. 7. Festivities were held at both Friendship Community Park and the cottages on Mid Broadwell Road near the Crabap...
December 11, 2013 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • BITS AND BITES: Well-regarded chef barred from Peach & The Pork Chop
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.23.13 - 11:56 am
  • Legacy Community Academy students paint Thanksgiving turkeys
    Second graders at Legacy Community Academy work together to paint Thanksgiving turkeys during art class with Out of the Box Art Studio last Thursday. For more photos, click here.
    November 26, 2013 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tellabration features storytellers’ holiday memories
    Roswell’s annual Tellabration is Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Roswell Adult Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road. Tellebration brings together celebrated regional tellers to delight, captivate and mes...
    November 20, 2013 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Act 1 Theater presents 'Home for Christmas'
    ACT 1 Theater presents “Home for Christmas,” a heartwarming and funny play about the Clayton family, returning for a holiday reunion from all parts of the nation. Some of them have been successful ...
    November 20, 2013 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cookies with the Clauses set for Dec. 4
    Santa and Mrs. Claus will be coming to the Alpharetta Community Center at 175 Roswell St. to have cookies with local children. This event will take place on Dec. 4 from noon to 2:30 pm. Opportuniti...
    November 20, 2013 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Find Elfaretta in Alpharetta stores, enter to win prizes
    Participating businesses in downtown Alpharetta are hiding small stuffed elves in their stores for residents to come and find through Dec. 19. “The Where’s Elfaretta campaign is an excellent way to...
    November 20, 2013 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bits and bites: wood-fired pizza and stone-ground grits
    Neapolitan wood-fired pizza coming to historic Roswell From the fertile minds of the guys who brought you a pair of Salt Factories, Opulent, Little Alley Steak and the departed-but-not-forgotten IN...
    November 13, 2013 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Piano teacher is tops in Georgia
    LaNelle Nash first touched piano keys when she was 9 years old. “My first piano teacher was my aunt. She probably influenced me quite a bit,” Nash said. “When I was 11 years old, I said this is wha...
    November 13, 2013 08:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Opera singer Barton from Roswell to perform at Spivey Hall
    Roswell resident Jamie Barton has received top accolades on the international level for her opera singing but she is looking to wow fans in metro Atlanta Nov. 17 with her debut performance at Spive...
    November 08, 2013 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holiday decorating begins at Southern Trilogy Historic Homes
    November is barely underway, but Christmas is already on the minds of staff and volunteers at Roswell’s three historic museum homes. This is the time of year that all the holiday decorating gets do...
    November 08, 2013 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Improv troupe performs at Off Broadway dance studio
    Alpharetta resident Brian Chapman and his improv troupe, Playing in Traffic, performed their first show this past Saturday at Off Broadway dance studio. The troupe works out of the Professional Act...
    November 07, 2013 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton resident releases puppy-training picture book
    Holly Raus, of Milton, has published her second children’s book titled “Jerry Duty: A Tale of Puppy Training Trouble.” Raus’ picture book walks readers through her own experience of welcoming an ei...
    November 07, 2013 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Maguire releases CD inspired by C.S. Lewis book
    Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album, “In green seas, under copper skies: Music inspired by C.S. Lewis’ ‘Perelandra.’” The project was written, performed and produced ...
    November 06, 2013 02:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell's Flea Fling has quality items for bargain prices
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.03.13 - 10:20 am
  • BITS & BITES: East side of Ga. 400 has appeal for new restauranteur
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.03.13 - 10:09 am
  • Roswell resident's food truck ‘on tapa the world’
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.25.13 - 12:46 pm
  • Pastry chef in Roswell making fresh-baked ‘paw-stries’ for pooches
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.13 - 11:26 am