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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 | 0 0 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 | 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 | 2 2 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 | 12 12 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 | 23 23 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 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 | 11 11 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 | 11 11 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 | 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 | 9 9 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
  • 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 | 9 9 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 | 10 10 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 | 14 14 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 | 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 | 18 18 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 | 12 12 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 | 15 15 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 | 14 14 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 | 23 23 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 | 18 18 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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