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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 | 33 33 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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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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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 events celebrate red, white and blue
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 11:55 pm
  • Buckhead Boy Scout Troop celebrates 50th anniversary
    This year, Boy Scout Troop 467, based at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Buckhead, will recognize half a century of leading young men on adventures through life. “It’s the only organizati...
    July 22, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New venture aims at improving health
    Sandy Springs has a new venue in which to practice relaxation. The Transcendental Meditation Center is located at 5825 Glenridge Drive, Building 1. It opened in April to offer meditators “a simple ...
    July 22, 2015 10:40 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 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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    City, park service to host outdoor party
    Residents are invited to an all-day party on the Chattahoochee River to forget the hot summer weather and enjoy the outdoors. The eighth annual Chattahoochee River Summer Splash is hosted by Nation...
    July 15, 2015 05:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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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    Vinings volunteer honored for more than 20 years of service
    John Thompson, the 2015 recipient of the Rotary Club of Vinings’ citizen of the year award, said he continues to volunteer more than two decades after retiring to meet new people and redefine life ...
    July 15, 2015 09:58 AM | 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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  • 82-year-old Dunwoody resident invents ladder safety device
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.23.15 - 11:31 am
  • Gift of Music Foundation protects, promotes music education
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 05:47 pm
  • Getzinger Group's father, son team up to market unique in-town homes
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 05:31 pm