Alpharetta resident dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
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Tucker shop turns unused space into children’s garden
A locally-owned gardening supply shop in Tucker has transformed what was once an overgrown alley into a green, learning space for children and families. Linda Karr, owner of The Garden Enthusiast, ...
August 26, 2015 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Indiana Bones
Indiana Bones — you can just call him Bones — is a quirky, charming, hilarious boy. He has the personality of 10 dogs combined. He jumps, he runs and he plays. He is like the Energizer Bunny after ...
August 26, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffrey Fashion Cares marks 23rd year, to benefit 2 nonprofits
Buckhead will be a little bit more stylish Monday night as models, designers and fashion-conscious Atlantans converge on the newly-renovated Phipps Plaza for the 23rd annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares e...
August 25, 2015 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area provides abundance of fall festivals
As fall approaches, multiple festivals are coming up in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs to the joy of all residents and will vary in themes and sizes. The events celebrate food, mus...
August 25, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourney for TurningPoint to benefit breast cancer nonprofit
Tom Purcell got involved with the Tourney for TurningPoint, a fundraiser for TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation in Sandy Springs, when it was being planned five years ago. “Like a lot of peo...
August 25, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Mission to host Celebration of Hope fundraiser
The Sandy Springs Mission, a nonprofit that serves at-risk elementary through high school students in the Riverwood International Charter School cluster with year-round academic enrichment, life-sk...
August 25, 2015 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding-area theater group plans one-act festival after current production ends Saturday
A longtime area theater group is planning its next venture even before giving the last performance of its latest play. The Community Alliance for Stage and Theater, also known as CAST, is set to pe...
August 25, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raptor birds return to Douglas state park after four years
A former resident of Sweetwater Creek State Park has found the area it left in 2011 was not so bad after all. An osprey nest has been discovered high on a cell phone tower near the lake, according ...
August 25, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students in Dallas manufactured home community receive scholarships
Paulding Education Foundation recently awarded the Logan’s Crossing Manufactured Home Community Fund scholarships. The fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Ron Cobb, owners of Logan’s Crossing Manu...
August 25, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas-based theater group plans one-act festival after current production
A longtime area theater group is planning its next venture even before giving the last performance of its latest play. The Community Alliance for Stage and Theater, also known as CAST, is set to pe...
August 25, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Bodies hosting Angels Among Us Pet Rescue benefit
On Aug. 30 Stellar Bodies, a gym with locations in Buckhead and Midtown, will donate 50 percent of the day’s proceeds to Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Residents are asked to bring their pets with the...
August 22, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movies by Moonlight returns for sixth year
Movies by Moonlight is coming back to the Sandy Springs United Methodist Church activities center lawn for its sixth year. Hosted by Leadership Sandy Springs, this year’s event will have three more...
August 20, 2015 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Arielle
    by Neighbor Staff
    08.12.15 - 12:24 pm
  • Local barbecue joints are booming
    Barbecue is known to be one of the authentic tastes of the South and several local restaurants take it as a craft. Barbecue joints in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs specialize in taking the...
    August 20, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local yoga studios cultivating health, wellness
    Different disciplines and Eastern health philosophies are on the rise in this part of the world, with alternative medicine and yoga becoming a lifestyle. Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs are ...
    August 20, 2015 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local after-school program makes difference
    LaAmistad, a Buckhead-based nonprofit, brings literacy to low-income, underserved Hispanic immigrants. What started as an after-school program at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Buckhead, by B...
    August 20, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Broadway brings Detroit sound to Fox Theatre
    The Fox Theatre in Midtown opened its doors Tuesday night to the hits of the first national “Motown The Musical” tour. Running through Sunday, it is the final play in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway ...
    August 20, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State park in Douglas County features yurts in first camping area
    There is a new attraction planned for Sweetwater Creek State Park which is a first for the protected natural area in eastern Douglas County. Officials with the 2,549-acre park have developed a yurt...
    August 20, 2015 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Elvis Show to benefit Buckhead resident with ALS
    Rob Jordan’s Elvis Show is coming out of retirement — for a good cause. Up until 2011, Jordan annually performed his show, a concert at Smith’s Olde Bar near Ansley Park, in which he would dress up...
    August 19, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead's Eats and Beats breaks records
    The organizers of the fourth annual Eats and Beats benefit last week at the Buckhead Theatre said it was their most successful one in the event’s short history. Nearly 1,000 people attended the fun...
    August 19, 2015 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kosher Food & Wine Festival coming to downtown Atlanta
    Gourmet. Artisanal. Organic. And kosher? Prepare to shift any preconceptions one may have about kosher food. The inaugural Kosher Food & Wine Atlanta festival is set for Aug. 27 with a host of hand...
    August 19, 2015 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Abby
    LifeLine Animal Project presents Abby, the pet of the week. This 2-year-old is a Maine coon mix with green eyes. Abby is a friendly cat who enjoys being held by shelter volunteers. She is also affe...
    August 19, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead's 521 Kitchen & Que offers Summer Samplings
    In the past I have favored pulled pork but now I’m a brisket man. Friday night my wife Maggie and I were invited to the Summer Samplings dinner at 521 Kitchen & Que, a barbecue restaurant located o...
    August 14, 2015 10:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local exhibit honors World War II veterans
    With the 70-year anniversary of the Allied Forces’ victory over Japan this Friday, last week Belmont Village Senior Living in Sandy Springs inaugurated the “American Heroes: Portraits of Service” e...
    August 12, 2015 06:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Midtown venue to host up to 55,000 this weekend
    An art-packed park will welcome residents to the sixth annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival this weekend. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday and is anticipated to be as popular as last yea...
    August 12, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Eats and Beats event to benefit two nonprofits
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.15 - 09:09 pm
  • Buckhead salons style individuals for season
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.30.15 - 08:00 am