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Buckhead salons style individuals for season
Buckhead hair salons are offering modern, head-turning styles to fit individual needs during warm-weather months. “For summer, people want to deal with their hair more naturally and easily, especia...
July 30, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legoland Mini-display offers enormous adventures
The walk-through Lego “Star Wars Episode 1 — The Phantom Menace” Miniland Display takes guests on an adventure while continuing the legacy of the film and the toy-building bricks at Legoland Discov...
July 30, 2015 07:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millennium Gate Museum to host East Asian ink brush demos
To coincide with its new exhibition, ‘Chinese Master Artist I-Hsiung Ju,’ open Friday through Oct. 18, the Millennium Gate Museum, 395 17th St. in Atlantic Station, will host free East Asian ink br...
July 29, 2015 07:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New play traces life of Harper Lee; run extended thru Aug. 9
With Harper Lee’s new book, “Go Set a Watchman,” being released July 14, three Atlanta women have collaborated to present a play about the Pulitzer Prize-winning Alabama author during eight July pe...
July 29, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead author reflects on life in Mexico through poetry
Erika Wells ewells@neighbornewspapers.com Buckhead writer Diana Anhalt reminisces about her memories as an American living in Mexico City during her childhood in her book titled, “Because There Is ...
July 29, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beatles tribute band to perform at Concerts by the Springs
Griffin-based Beatles tribute band The Return will perform Sunday at Concerts by the Springs, Heritage Sandy Springs’ monthly spring/summer concert series. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the show starts ...
July 29, 2015 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food Well Alliance hosting event to promote gardening
For the first time in Atlanta, a local food collaboration has formed to help community gardeners build healthier soil through a new Healthy Soil, Healthy Community initiative. The Food Well Allianc...
July 28, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings native returns to Atlanta to promote second book
Saturday night served as another reunion of sorts for Mary Louise Kelly, a Vinings native now living in Washington and Florence, Italy. Promoting her second book, she spoke at the Buckhead Heritage...
July 26, 2015 07:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taco Mac to host Atlanta Humane Society fundraiser
Taco Mac is hosting its monthly Paws and Pints fundraiser for the Atlanta Humane Society Sunday and Aug. 30 at all 25 metro Atlanta locations. On both days patrons ordering food and/or drinks at Ta...
July 25, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta students voice English-language learning game
A group of students from metro Atlanta brought the English language to life for children overseas for an America version of Picaro, an online English-learning program used in schools in Asia. This ...
July 24, 2015 10:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firehouse Subs hosting H2O for Heroes fundraiser
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Firehouse Subs is hosting its fourth annual H2O for Heroes fundraiser Aug. 1 at all participating metro Atlanta restaurants. Allowing guests to cut the heat and sub craving...
July 24, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Boy Scout Troop celebrates 50th anniversary
This year, Boy Scout Troop 467, based at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Buckhead, will recognize half a century of leading young men on adventures through life. “It’s the only organizati...
July 22, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jillian
Jillian is really curious about the world around her. At 9 months old, she is a petite lab mix who arrived at the shelter blind. Sometimes she needs gentle reassurance and a little time to sniff he...
July 21, 2015 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shopping for a Cause set for July 30
As a leadup to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Atlanta Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 26 in Atlantic Station, Regency Home Care and Modern Emergent Care, 5505 Roswell Road, Suite 100 in Sandy Springs,...
July 19, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead gala to benefit homeless children
Celebrate the Children, the 16th annual gala benefitting the Children’s Restoration Network, will help spotlight how homeless kids are affected by the nonprofit. The black-tie-optional affair, set ...
July 14, 2015 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Reluctant Dragon’ flies into puppetry center starting July 28
“The Reluctant Dragon,” a play by Tears of Joy Theatre of Portland, Ore., will be performed July 28 through Aug. 9 at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown. What happens when a d...
July 14, 2015 06:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Beer contest on tap Saturday in Buckhead
The Great Southern Craft Beer Competition is back for its second year. Taking place Saturday at Red Brick Brewing Co. in Buckhead, the 2015 event will allow the public to taste-test the beers submi...
July 14, 2015 06:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Arianna
LifeLine Animal Project presents Arianna as the pet of the week. This 2-year-old adores people and has a wonderfully happy disposition. Come meet her. Pay an adoption fee of only $17.76 during July...
July 14, 2015 03:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennifer Weiner to present new book at Marcus Jewish center in Dunwoody
New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Weiner’s latest novel, “Who Do Love,” takes a detour from her previous books by telling a love story. Rachel and Andy meet as children at the hospital — ...
July 14, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Black Arts Festival starts Saturday
This summer, the National Black Arts Festival continues its 27-year tradition of offering stellar artistic and educational programs in music, dance, film, visual arts, theater and literary arts and...
July 09, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local events celebrate red, white and blue
Atlanta offers various events — including plenty of fireworks shows — to commemorate Independence Day such as a ballgame, a beer festival, parades, a road race and more this weekend. Soccer festiva...
July 01, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance Theatre teen program returns
This summer the Alliance Theatre is putting together a group of talented teens for a theater explosion. The Midtown-based theatre company is hosting its 14th annual Palefsky Collision Project, wher...
July 01, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peachtree Road Race recovery class set for Sunday
Melt Atlanta and Karen Wells Fitness will host Melt Your Feet, a Peachtree Road race recovery exercise class, Sunday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Body Awareness Studio, 5549 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs...
July 01, 2015 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tickets now on sale for Alliance Theatre’s 2015-16 season
The Alliance Theatre in Midtown Wednesday announced tickets are now on sale for all performances for the 2015-16 season for the Alliance Stage and Hertz Stage, Theatre for Youth and Families and Th...
July 01, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fifth annual Brookhaven Beer Fest on tap Saturday
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:45 pm
  • Drive Time to perform at Concerts by the Springs
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:35 pm