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Educators leaving 40-year legacy
As the 2014-15 school year comes to a close, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed local retiring teachers who spent at least 40 years at the school they are leaving. Wade and Julie Boggs, Westminste...
May 21, 2015 04:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet trainer gets animals into TV, movie sets
Jennifer Gagne takes her love for animals to the movie set. Gagne is a Buckhead resident and entrepreneur who 20 years ago decided to dedicate her professional life to do what she loves, caring for...
May 21, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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World of Coca-Cola celebrating 25th anniversary Sunday
The World of Coca-Cola, 121 Baker St. in downtown Atlanta, is celebrating its 25th anniversary Sunday. The attraction has welcomed more than 23 million guests throughout its quarter century, and is...
May 20, 2015 07:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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SpongeBob Treat Truck coming to Atlanta Saturday
To help celebrate the “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water” coming out on DVD June 2, the SpongeBob Treat Truck is coming to downtown Atlanta Saturday. It will be at the Children’s Museum of A...
May 20, 2015 06:46 PM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Filming the Camps' features directors’ rare WWII footage
The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead is offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse of World War II in the “Filming the Camps: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens: From Hollywood to Nuremburg” exhi...
May 20, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wendy's to give away Frosty Treats on Memorial Day
On Memorial Day this Monday, all participating Wendy’s restaurants in metro Atlanta are giving away a free small Frosty Treat to patrons. It is hosting Customer Appreciation Day to thank them for t...
May 19, 2015 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teams must solve puzzles, find clues to get out of locked room
Nestled in an office building in southeast Cobb County is a new attraction designed to test problem-solving, teamwork and detective skills called the Ultimate Escape Game. The game invites teams of...
May 18, 2015 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Food & Wine Festival offers taste of South
The fifth annual Atlanta Food & Wine Festival will serve the flavors of the South inside and next to the Loews Atlanta Hotel in Midtown May 28 through 31. The four-day affair will feature food, dri...
May 18, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Jazz Festival to fill Piedmont Park with tunes
The Atlanta Jazz Festival is reaching audiences far and wide, its organizer said. The 38th annual event starts Friday and runs through Sunday at Piedmont Park in Midtown. “This year we are embracin...
May 18, 2015 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Memorial Day events to honor veterans, military
This weekend local residents will have at least two ways to celebrate Memorial Day and honor military personnel and veterans. The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead will host its Military Timeline ...
May 18, 2015 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity Combine to raise funds for homeless people
The inaugural Trinity Combine will take place Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgia Tech’s George C. Griffin track and field complex in Midtown. It is a one-day decathlon event in which 126 parti...
May 16, 2015 10:51 AM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schenck School leader reflects on lifetime memories
Gena Calloway will retire as head of school at the Schenck School in Sandy Springs in June, leaving behind a 25-year legacy. The school is celebrating Calloway’s triumphs as a teacher and head of s...
May 13, 2015 12:33 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Holy Innocents' to host film fest
    by Neighbor Staff
    04.23.15 - 02:43 pm
  • Yacht Rock Revue to perform at Piedmont Park fundraiser
    Saturday the Park Tavern in Midtown is inviting music lovers to descend upon Piedmont Park for a special Yacht Rock Revue show benefiting the Piedmont Park Conservancy at the Promenade and Legacy F...
    May 13, 2015 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Every Woman Works to host Stars Dancing to Change Lives
    Every Woman Works, a Sandy Springs-based nonprofit providing professional development and job readiness training, will host its Stars Dancing to Change Lives and 10-Year Anniversary Fundraiser Rece...
    May 10, 2015 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tips Automotive to open Saturday
    Tips Automotive, a new auto repair shop and detailer at 2081 Bolton Road in Atlanta’s Riverside community, will host its grand opening and Family, Friends and Fun Day Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. T...
    May 08, 2015 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Komen’s Race for the Cure coming to Buckhead Saturday
    Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta will hold its 25th annual Race for the Cure Saturday at Lenox Square mall with nearly 10,000 participants. Komen Atlanta is the Buckhead-based affiliate of the Dallas...
    May 08, 2015 06:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Botanical Garden exhibit illuminates floral experience
    The “Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden” display with fiber-optic artwork accompanied with the sounds of music and nature starts Saturday at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown. Munro, a British ...
    May 07, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community leaders open up about Mother's Day
    In celebration of Mother’s Day this Sunday, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed prominent women in the community, to learn about their perspective on motherhood and life. These women talked about h...
    May 07, 2015 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chastain Park Arts Festival returns to Buckhead
    The wait is over for the sixth annual Chastain Park Arts Festival, which will be back Saturday and Sunday at Chastain Park in Buckhead. “People stop me on the street to tell me they can’t wait [for...
    May 07, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour blooms Mother’s Day weekend
    The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown will continue its Mother’s Day tradition by showcasing a dozen private gardens for the 31st annual Garden for Connoisseurs Tour in metro Atlanta Saturday and...
    May 05, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pike Nurseries to host Hydrangea Jubilee Saturday
    Pike Nurseries is hosting its annual Hydrangea Jubilee Saturday at all store locations. Customers can learn how to plant and care for hydrangeas during two free classes – one during the devoted day...
    May 01, 2015 06:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia-Alabama Land Trust to host Open Space Benefit
    The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust will host the Open Space Benefit Outdoor Concert, an inaugural fundraising event to help save greenspace, in Sandy Springs May 9. The farm dinner will feature a full ...
    April 28, 2015 12:52 PM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ASO's Decorators’ Show House & Gardens open in Buckhead
    The Atlanta Symphony Associates, the all-volunteer guild of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, will host the 2015 Decorators’ Show House & Gardens through May 10. It is open for tours to the public. C...
    April 28, 2015 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Taste of Atlanta hosting Tasters Vote contest
    The Taste of Atlanta, set for Sept. 25 through 27 at Tech Square in Midtown, and TasteATL, the culinary event management company best known for orchestrating Taste of Atlanta and additional events ...
    April 27, 2015 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Volunteer serves more than 25 years at Atlanta Speech School
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.16.15 - 07:28 pm
  • Sandy Springs Artsapalooza returns for fourth year
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.16.15 - 07:18 pm