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Pet of the Week: Amber
Amber is a real gem. This gentle, 1-year-old collie mix is sweet and has soulful eyes that will melt any heart. Amber is well-mannered and will crawl up and ask you to pet her with the gentlest nos...
January 27, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance Theatre brings 'Tuck Everlasting' to stage
The Alliance Theatre opened its doors earlier this month to welcome the world premiere of its new musical, “Tuck Everlasting.” Opening today and running through Feb. 22, it is based on Natalie Babb...
January 21, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Floyd
Like most Falcons’ fans, and he is definitely a fan, Floyd is so ready for the good part to start. Floyd is ready to find his people, say sayonara to the shelter and take his freedom ride. He will ...
January 20, 2015 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs hosting Wedding Expo
Heritage Sandy Springs Friday announced it will present its free annual Wedding Expo Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. Designed as an intimate expo, the event will provide engaged couples the chance to cons...
January 18, 2015 01:11 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs announces Turtle Tours schedule
Heritage Sandy Springs Tuesday announced its 2015 Turtle Tours schedule, an educational series for children 2 to 5 at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum. Through stories, hands-on exhibits and craft...
January 14, 2015 07:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pryor’s 'Fried Chicken and Latkes' focuses on her upbringing
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta in Dunwoody and Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Co. in west Midtown will co-present “Fried Chicken and Latkes,” a Rain Pryor solo show, Thursday throu...
January 14, 2015 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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LOCAL VOICES: Sledding the winter blues away
The winter doldrums have definitely arrived at the Cosgrove household. The weather is finicky, the holidays are a thing of the past and my daughter’s interest in her Christmas toys is slowly, and s...
January 13, 2015 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Jewish Music Festival announces lineup
The sixth annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Tuesday announced its lineup of performers for this year’s event, taking place at venues around metro Atlanta, including local ones, March 12 through ...
January 13, 2015 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newsmaker of the Year: Beth Beskin
2014 was quite a year for Beth Beskin. Running for the District 54 state House seat, the Buckhead resident was the only local political candidate who had to win three elections to gain public offic...
January 07, 2015 07:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pace student wins national contest
Mira Solomon, a fifth-grader at Pace Academy in Buckhead, recently entered and won the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ State Dinner contest, a competition co-sponsored by first lady Michel...
January 07, 2015 07:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local churches offering plethora of Christmas services
Local churches are hosting their annual Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services to get residents in the holiday spirit. Northwest Presbyterian Church, 4300 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host i...
December 22, 2014 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Stinky Cheese Man’ coming to Center for Puppetry Arts
The Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown, will host performances of “The Stinky Cheese Man” by Paul Mesner Puppets of Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 30 through Jan. 11. Based on the wildly ...
December 22, 2014 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Felix
This 1-year-old boy is adorable and affectionate. One look at Felix’s picture will show you what a sweet and loving personality he has. He is also a gentle dog who is good with small children and g...
December 22, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act3 to host ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!’
Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs will present the classic holiday play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!” by Barbara Robinson, through Sunday. This comedy, adapted from the best-selling book of t...
December 18, 2014 09:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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MatzoBall coming to Buckhead Theatre
The MatzoBall, a Jewish holiday party, will take place Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road in Buckhead. Tickets are $30 and can be bought online at the websit...
December 18, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Scorpio
Meet Scorpio, a 3-year-old girl with an easy going personality. Scorpio is an upbeat dog who always has a smile on her face and a sweet attitude. Whether she is taking a walk, playing outside or ly...
December 16, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston Trio to perform at Buckhead church Thursday
Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road in Buckhead, will host the Kingston Trio for a concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in its main sanctuary. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased onl...
December 10, 2014 07:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organist group's Atlanta chapter celebrating 100th year
As the American Guild of Organists’ Atlanta chapter prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary next week, longtime members reflected on the milestone. The chapter will host a Christmas concert Mon...
December 10, 2014 07:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Ballet to host 'The Nutcracker' through Dec. 28
The Atlanta Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” will return to the Fox Theatre in Midtown Thursday through Dec. 28 with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra and the Georgia Youth Choir live for all 20 performances. ...
December 10, 2014 07:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hanukkah services abound this season
As with other signature dates on the December calendar, faith and remembrance are the hallmarks for those who observe Hanukkah, or Chanukah. The eight-day Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival...
December 10, 2014 07:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snow Mountain offers winter wonderland adventure
With the ability to produce 360 tons of snow a day, Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park is sure to create a winter wonderland south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Participants can wind their way down sn...
December 09, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Shelly
Meet Shelly, a delightful, 3-year-old shepherd mix who has so much to offer any family. Shelly is easy going and laid back, so she is pleasant to be around. She is also very intelligent, can alread...
December 04, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Event to benefit Toys for Tots, Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Plumbing and Mechanical Association of Georgia will host a community open house benefiting Toys for Tots and the Atlanta Community Food Bank Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Georgia Power custome...
December 03, 2014 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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