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Foster Care Support Foundation to host gala
The Foster Care Support Foundation is hosting a game-themed event for its 11th annual All Kids Count Gala Saturday night at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Buckhead. The foundation, based in Roswell, is e...
March 04, 2015 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breman Jewish Heritage Museum to host Holocaust talk
The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in Midtown will present Bearing Witness, a series of talks where Atlanta Holocaust survivors or close family members recall personal experiences. Sunday at...
March 04, 2015 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs native publishes book on money
Nearly eight years ago, as the nation was about to plummet into the Great Recession, Kabir Sehgal discovered people’s obsession with money. The end result for the Sandy Springs native now living in...
March 04, 2015 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory to be Ga. site for Shakespeare exhibition
Emory University has been chosen as the Georgia site for display of “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the worl...
March 04, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simply United Together Global forms chapter to serve DeKalb
Simply United Together Global, an Atlanta-based international volunteer community service organization with more than 350 chapters in 49 states and in 44 countries, has formed a chapter to service ...
March 04, 2015 10:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Juniper
LifeLine Animal Project presents Juniper, the pet of the week. This 10-month-old hound mix will win any heart with her sweet personality and happy disposition. Juniper loves to play with toys, the ...
March 04, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Habitat home built in DeKalb paid off
A Decatur resident has become DeKalb County’s first homeowner to pay off the mortgage for her home constructed by the DeKalb branch of Habitat for Humanity. Three weeks ago, Margaret Sanford, who w...
March 04, 2015 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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IHOP hosting National Pancake Day
IHOP kicked off National Pancake Day Tuesday morning with an event at its Chamblee location. Tuesday at IHOP locations nationwide, the restaurant will serve customers a free short stack of pancakes...
March 03, 2015 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs announces Concerts by Springs lineup
Heritage Sandy Springs, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history in the community, Monday announced the lineup for its 19th season of the Concerts by the Springs series. Held one Sunday evening ...
March 03, 2015 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charity helps teens in abusive relationships
One local man has started a charity to honor his daughter, who was killed by her ex-boyfriend. In 2006 Brookhaven resident Andrew Crecente started The Jennifer Ann Crecente Memorial Group Inc. to h...
February 25, 2015 12:55 PM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Femur
Nothing intimidates or scares Femur. To Femur, life is one big adventure meant to be lived large. This guy likes everybody — big kids, small kids, other dogs. He loves anything athletic: walking, r...
February 24, 2015 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oglethorpe partners with leading arts organizations in Atlanta
Oglethorpe University has partnered with three leading Atlanta arts organizations — the Tony award-winning Alliance Theatre, the Horizon Theatre Co. and Capitol City Opera Company — to present perf...
February 20, 2015 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Epilepsy Foundation party raises funds, awareness
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 04:49 pm
  • Alliance brings story of love, family to stage
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 06:01 pm
  • Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
    The Fox Theatre opens its doors tonight to welcome “Wicked” as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta’s 2014-15 series. Playing through March 8, “Wicked” is based on Gregory Maguire’s b...
    February 18, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decatur Arts Alliance hosts social media inspired exhibition
    A Decatur artist is exploring relationships with and through social media in her new exhibition, “16 Likes, 3 Comments: Paintings by Leah Owenby,” on display now at the Decatur Arts Alliance office...
    February 18, 2015 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Tucker
    LifeLine Animal Project presents the DeKalb County Animal Services pet of the week — Tucker. This 3-year-old bulldog mix has a goofy personality. Tucker’s favorite thing to do is play with toys. Fr...
    February 18, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    SteerSmart nonprofit to host BBQ and Blue Jeans Bash
    SteerSmart, an Atlanta-based nonprofit educating young drivers, passengers and their parents on the prevention of life-changing and fatal car crashes, will host the BBQ and Blue Jeans Bash Sunday a...
    February 18, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local architectural group giving Shutze Awards
    The Southeast chapter of the Institute of Classical Art & Architecture, a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing the classical tradition in architecture, urbanism and the allied arts, will host ...
    February 18, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Puppetry center hosts ‘Anne Frank: Within and Without’
    Honoring one girl’s empowering and courageous tale of inner strength and vitality during the Holocaust, the Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will presents its adaptation, “Anne Frank: Within and...
    February 18, 2015 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Art Papers to host Art Auction this weekend
    Art Papers, an Atlanta-based arts nonprofit covering contemporary art and culture, will host its 16th annual Art Auction this weekend at BoBo Intriguing Objects, 1235 Chattahoochee Ave. in west Mid...
    February 18, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs native wins Grammy Award
    Sandy Springs native Kabir Sehgal has been quite busy lately. In May the New York investment banker and his mother, Sandy Springs resident Sue Sehgal, published “Bucket of Blessings,” a children’s ...
    February 18, 2015 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Museum of Design Atlanta hosting Legos and Local Beer
    The Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St. in Midtown, will host Legos and Local Beer Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Sip a locally crafted beer while you help the museum build a Lego tower or crea...
    February 18, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    To celebrate Valentine’s Day this Saturday, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed couples from the area that have been married more than 60 years. The three women and their veteran military husbands ...
    February 11, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cedar Club to raise funds for children’s hospital
    The Atlanta-based Cedar Club Foundation and the Cedar Club of Atlanta will host their third annual Magic Carpet Ride Gala Sunday at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta hotel. The gala, hosted by WXIA-TV’s ...
    February 11, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gigi's Cupcakes' Buckhead store on ‘Undercover Boss’
    When CBS’ “Undercover Boss” airs Friday at 8 p.m., one local business will be highlighted. Though Gigi’s Cupcakes is based in Brentwood, Tenn., a Nashville suburb, its Buckhead location is one of f...
    February 11, 2015 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alliance Theatre brings 'Tuck Everlasting' to stage
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 12:26 pm
  • LOCAL VOICES: Sledding the winter blues away
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.13.15 - 05:18 pm
  • Pace student wins national contest
    by Staff Reports
    01.07.15 - 07:37 am