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YouTube’s first decade shows sharing free content pays off
YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet’s video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinio...
May 25, 2015 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 6 6 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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portofino chef to host Vino Venue benefit dinner
Matt Marcus, the chef at Portofino restaurant in Buckhead, is crossing the city limits Tuesday to kick off a special guest chef series at Dunwoody wine bar and bistro Vino Venue. From 7 to 9:30 p.m...
May 20, 2015 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: King Charlie
King Charlie is a total sweetheart. He is good with children and thinks people are just lovely. At 4 and a half, he is a loving, affectionate dog, who is really eager to find his place in the world...
May 20, 2015 10:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olde Town Hiram Memorial Day Summer Kickoff to feature bands, fireworks
The Olde Town Hiram Business Association’s Memorial Day Summer Kickoff event is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., in downtown Hiram. It is set to include bounce houses for the childre...
May 19, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet Potato Café, school partner to create program for deaf students
A café in Stone Mountain is giving deaf students a place to gain experience and get creative in the culinary arts through an innovative work-study program. Sweet Potato Café, 5377 Manor Drive, has ...
May 19, 2015 09:50 AM | 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Atlanta Botanical Garden exhibit illuminates floral experience
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.07.15 - 02:03 pm
  • Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour blooms Mother’s Day weekend
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.05.15 - 01:26 pm
  • 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 | 10 10 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 | 8 8 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 | 12 12 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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding celebrates National Day of Prayer
    Last week's Paulding Day of Prayer celebration at Veterans Park in Dallas was among numerous such events nationwide to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.
    May 13, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Patsy Cline’ at Dallas Theater this weekend
    The musical play “Always, Patsy Cline” is set for two performances Friday and Saturday nights at the Dallas Theater in downtown Dallas. As one of the first country stars to cross over into mainstre...
    May 12, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Relay for Life raises $73,000 for Friday night event
    A total of 68 teams and 716 participants had raised almost $73,000 early this week in anticipation of the annual Paulding County Relay for Life event this weekend. The benefit for the American Canc...
    May 12, 2015 03:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Jimbo
    LifeLine Animal Project presents its DeKalb County pet of the week, Jimbo. If you like puppy kisses and cuddling, Jimbo is the dog for you. This Labrador mix has everything you could want in a snug...
    May 12, 2015 09:24 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 | 12 12 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 | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas Cameron Orchestra opens Heritage concert series
    Residents better be ready to get on their feet and dance their Sundays away at the 19th annual Concert by the Springs starting Sunday. The series of outdoor free concerts series will take place at ...
    May 08, 2015 06:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Georgia-Alabama Land Trust to host Open Space Benefit
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.28.15 - 12:52 pm
  • Food Truck Fridays return May 8
    by Neighbor Staff
    04.27.15 - 02:52 pm