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Center for Puppetry Arts expansion to open in fall
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown Friday announced an update on its expansion and renovation project, which was announced in January 2014 and is expected to be completed this fall, at least t...
May 01, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Known for taxi service, Uber expanding into other fields
As an alternative to taxis, Uber is known for its passenger delivery service powered by computers and mobile phone apps. But that could change soon. The San Francisco-based company, which launched ...
April 30, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Museum of Atlanta to undergo major renovation
Children’s Museum of Atlanta officials Tuesday announced plans for a massive renovation of the downtown attraction. The $8.2 million project, set to be completed in late 2015, will add two new perm...
April 28, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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POW! Awards to honor women in leadership
Womenetics, a Buckhead-based organization devoted to female business leaders, will host its sixth annual POW! Awards to honor successful businesswomen who are paving the way for future leaders. “Th...
April 27, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal touts success of Georgia's economy, legislature
Gov. Nathan Deal touted Georgia’s growing auto and film industries and praised lawmakers for a successful legislative session Wednesday, saying the state is headed in the right direction. Speaking ...
April 25, 2015 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurants join forces for Open Hand benefit
Restaurants in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings will join Open Hand April 29 to celebrate its 23rd annual Dining Out for Life in Atlanta. “ActionAIDS started this event in Philadelphia 25 years ...
April 23, 2015 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get Motivated! Business Seminar coming to Atlanta
The Get Motivated! Business Seminar, an energetic, entertaining and informative business event that is world famous for its iconic speakers and remarkable stage production, will come to Atlanta Tue...
April 23, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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After recall, local school districts remove Blue Bell products
Following Brenham, Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries’ voluntary recall for all of its products on the market after some samples tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria, at least ...
April 22, 2015 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton Superior Court Clerk offering summer internship
Applications are now being accepted for the Fulton County Clerk of Superior Court’s junior deputy clerk summer internship program. This is an opportunity for rising sophomores through seniors in me...
April 21, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options encouraging green commutes
With Earth Day this Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation Monday announced it is encouraging metro Atlantans to turn their commutes green through the Georgia Commute Options program. ...
April 20, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead's OK Cafe to reopen in August
OK Café, the popular Buckhead restaurant closed since Dec. 7 due to a fire, is expected to open in August, its co-owner said. It was shuttered because of an electrical fire caused by a neon sign in...
April 16, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials to open Saturday
Atlanta now has a permanent place where residents can bring items that cannot be recycled through normal means. The Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in southeast Atlanta will open Satur...
April 15, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options hosting Be the Solution activities
Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia Department of Transportation program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, Wednesday announced it is planning a week’s worth of activities ...
April 14, 2015 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Timeless lady
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 15 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 21 through 27. Provided by Sandy Sprin...
April 09, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Stalker
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 8 through 14, and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 6 through 12. Provided by Atlanta Poli...
April 02, 2015 10:09 AM | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead woman one of state’s youngest female advisors
Buckhead resident Mary Lowell Downing, a SunTrust Bank client advisor associate, could be the only woman under 30 in Georgia to hold this client-facing role, according to Jeffrey Seavey, senior vic...
April 02, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survey: Nearly 90% of people pleased with state courthouses
The first statewide survey to gauge the satisfaction of Georgia’s court users found that most people leaving state courthouses had a positive experience. Almost 90 percent of courthouse visitors an...
April 01, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smog season starts Wednesday
Smog season in metro Atlanta begins Wednesday, as rising temperatures contribute to worsening air quality during the hottest months of the year. Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia De...
March 31, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors honors top members
The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Wednesday honored the members who have sold more than $3 million in commercial real estate through recognition at its annual Million Dollar Club banquet at ...
March 31, 2015 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glenridge Hall to be demolished by owner
It’s official. Glenridge Hall, the 86-year-old, 15,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Sandy Springs, will be torn down. Calling the decision “an emotional thing,” Mike Rabalais, director of the Glenr...
March 26, 2015 05:42 PM | 12 12 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker...
March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • The Epstein School names new leader
    by Neighbor Staff
    03.10.15 - 03:17 pm