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Anat Baniel to host local workshop Sept. 13
Anat Baniel, an expert in helping special-needs children overcome their limitations, is giving a one-day workshop at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2400 Galleria Pkwy. i...
September 04, 2015 04:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Callanwolde to host inaugural Salute to America event
Local veterans will benefit from a concert Sept. 11 hosted by the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. This is the first year the center, at 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, in Atlanta, is hosting the Salute to A...
September 02, 2015 07:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Sade
If you are looking for a dog who will amuse you, this 1-year-old will do the job with her goofy and playful antics. Sade is a happy Staffordshire terrier mix who also gets along well with. If adopt...
September 02, 2015 06:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance brings ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ to stage
The Alliance Theatre in Midtown will open its 2015-16 season Wednesday with the American drama “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” as part of the Coca-Cola series at the Alliance Stage performances. ...
September 01, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 75 years, Ivy Garden Club looks back
The Ivy Garden Club does not have a website. It does not have an email account, a Twitter feed or a Facebook timeline. “Having a presence on social media has not been a priority for the club,” said...
September 01, 2015 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven things to do in Atlanta for Labor Day weekend
From college football to Dragon Con, there are at least seven things to do in Atlanta for Labor Day weekend, according to a news release: 1. Even though the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between Auburn ...
August 30, 2015 06:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 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 | 9 9 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Eats and Beats event to benefit two nonprofits
    by Erika Wells
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    08.06.15 - 09:09 pm
  • Buckhead salons style individuals for season
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    07.30.15 - 08:00 am
  • Legoland Mini-display offers enormous adventures
    by Erika Wells
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    07.30.15 - 07:44 am
  • 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 9 9 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 | 8 8 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven teenager cleans traffic signs for the fun of it
    Brookhaven resident Annie Parsons does road work and cleans up traffic signs just for the fun of it. The 15-year-old, who is about to start the ninth grade at Westminster in Buckhead, is used to sp...
    August 12, 2015 06:27 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nina McLemore to appear at Buckhead boutique
    Nina McLemore, founder of 14 designer women’s clothing stores across the nation, will make a two-day personal appearance at her Buckhead boutique Aug. 19 and 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This personal...
    August 12, 2015 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Retired Sandy Springs doctor on a mission
    Dr. Goodman Basil “G.B.” Espy III wants to set the record straight. He is not retired but on sabbatical. The Sandy Springs resident and obstetrician/gynecologist retired from active medical practic...
    August 12, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Annual event to raise money for lung cancer research
    Free to Breathe, a Madison, Wis.-based national nonprofit, will host the sixth annual Atlanta Free to Breathe Run Walk Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. at Piedmont Park in Midtown. The organization is comprised o...
    August 12, 2015 12:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead teen organizes fun run for Atlanta Humane Society
    The sixth annual Kingswood Fun Run will take place Saturday at 8 a.m. in Buckhead’s Kingwood subdivision. The event, organized by Kingswood teenager Haley Hooper, will benefit the Atlanta Humane So...
    August 12, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Arielle
    Arielle is a plus-sized cat with a super-sized personality. She could have her own show in Vegas — “Arielle’s Big Adventure.” We could not find a friendly, more approachable cat if we handed out fi...
    August 12, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead author reflects on life in Mexico through poetry
    by Erika Wells
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    07.29.15 - 04:35 pm
  • Atlanta students voice English-language learning game
    by Erika Wells
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    07.24.15 - 10:32 pm
  • Buckhead Boy Scout Troop celebrates 50th anniversary
    by Erika Wells
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    07.22.15 - 03:15 pm