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Sandy Springs Society's Tossed Out Treasures marks 25 years
The Sandy Springs Society will host the 25th annual Tossed Out Treasures, Atlanta’s ultimate upscale resale event, will take place Feb. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the former Marshalls in M...
February 12, 2016 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta man builds pro-quality beach volleyball court in front yard
In the classic 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” Kevin Costner’s character hears a mysterious voice that inspires him to bulldoze his corn fields and build a baseball diamond — “If you build it, he wil...
February 12, 2016 08:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local woman creates app to save endangered animals
Chastain Park resident Kourtney Stumpe has created a mobile application to help endangered animals through an alliance between two organizations. The partnership involves the southeast Cobb County-...
February 10, 2016 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Humane Society providing Valentine's Day puppy love
In honor of Valentine's Day, the Atlanta Humane Society this week is celebrating puppy love by offering the perfect gift that will show your animal-loving significant other how much you care. Frida...
February 09, 2016 09:00 PM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents' has A Heart for the Arts
The Fine Arts Alliance of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Sandy Springs will host its 11th biennial fundraiser, A Heart for the Arts, Feb. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Capital City Club i...
February 08, 2016 07:15 PM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead residents co-write Theatrical Outfit's 'Moxie'
Buckhead playwrights Lane Carlock and Brian Kurlander have created a story worthy of the Alliance Theatre’s inaugural Reiser Atlanta Artist Lab and the Inverness Prize for Playwriting. Opening Jan....
February 08, 2016 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local couples celebrate long, happy marriages
To celebrate the most romantic day of the year, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed couples that have been married for at least 40 years to learn about their keys to a blissful marriage and their s...
February 05, 2016 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Botanical garden's 'Orchid Daze' fills winter with flowers
The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown will open its doors to the “Orchid Daze” exhibition to lighten up the winter season Saturday through April 10. The exhibition was created so “people can ente...
February 05, 2016 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman to attempt Guinness World Record at ASO concert
An octogenarian performer who joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on this date in 1945 will contend for the Guinness World Record in Atlanta Symphony Hall in Midtown Thursday during a concert. He...
February 04, 2016 06:34 PM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Georgia Goodwill provides help for jobseekers
The Goodwill on Alpharetta Highway in Roswell is stocked with everything imaginable — clothes, furniture, DVDs and all manner of knick-knacks and home wares. As customers made their selections on a...
February 04, 2016 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Galentine's Day' event helps homeless animals ‘find love’
Valentine’s Day shoppers can fall in love with pieces of jewelry and puppies at the “Galentine’s Day Celebration” hosted by Kendra Scott to benefit the Atlanta Humane Society Feb. 13. The jewelry a...
February 03, 2016 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead boy making Valentine’s Day special for homeless
One Buckhead boy is hoping to fill 2,000 homeless people’s hearts with love this Valentine’s Day weekend. Charlie Plyler, 12, started Homeless at Heart, a nonprofit that donates shoeboxes filled wi...
February 02, 2016 02:00 PM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voting for Atlanta Chamber Players’ audience favorite ending
The Atlanta Chamber Players Tuesday announced voting for the Rapido! Audience Favorite Prize ends Wednesday at midnight. The Rapido! 14-Day Composition Contest’s Take Four!! Cycle includes videos o...
February 02, 2016 10:21 AM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Hamilton’ coming to Atlanta during 2017-18 season
The Fifth Third Bank Broadway In Atlanta series Monday announced the national tour of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” will play in the city as part of the 2017-18 season. According to a news re...
February 01, 2016 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead's Trinity School to host Spotlight on Art
The Trinity School in Buckhead is celebrating its 35th annual Spotlight on Art Artists Market by inviting 350 artists to transform its campus into an art showcase. The market will feature over 6,00...
January 31, 2016 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local food companies help residents eat better
There are at least two Buckhead-based companies providing fresh-boxed groceries service for residents to learn better eating habits and even maybe cook at home. The Good Box Habit, owned by Rahul S...
January 28, 2016 07:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Riverwood
Natalie Peek is one of those students that enters a room to give her best and share her good energy with everyone around. The junior at Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs is th...
January 28, 2016 07:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act3 Productions to host ‘Dogfight’ musical
Act3 Productions, an award-winning theatre company, will perform the musical “Dogfight” Friday through Feb. 20 at Act3 Playhouse in Sandy Springs Plaza, 6285 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. “Dogfigh...
January 26, 2016 11:29 AM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eating disorders nonprofit to host Love Your Body Month
The Eating Disorders Information Network, a Marietta-based nonprofit devoted to raising awareness of and stopping eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa, will host several events in ...
January 26, 2016 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont Park Conservancy to host Piedmont Plunge Saturday
The Piedmont Park Conservancy, a nonprofit devoted to maintaining and beautifying the Midtown venue, Monday announced it will host the inaugural Piedmont Plunge Saturday at noon. As the temperature...
January 25, 2016 02:28 PM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead's Cathedral Antiques Show mixes old, new
Over 350 volunteers are busy preparing for the 45th annual Cathedral Antiques Show and Tour of Homes at the Cathedral of St. Philip in Buckhead, with events running from Jan. 31 to Feb. 7. Of cours...
January 25, 2016 07:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloomingdale’s to host Fix Georgia Pets fundraiser
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Bloomingdale’s location at Lenox Square mall in Buckhead will host an event called Puppy Love. It’s a benefit for Fix Georgia Pets Feb. 9. Guests are invited ...
January 22, 2016 03:35 PM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Beauty and The Beast' hits Fox Theatre stage again
The “Beauty and the Beast” Disney classic brings its music again to the Fox Theatre in Midtown as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2015-16 season Tuesday through Feb. 7. “It is a ...
January 22, 2016 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Puppetry Arts' 'SPACE!' combines aliens, music
Discover an intergalactic voyage of exploration in the rock ‘n’ rolling hit “SPACE!” at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown, Thursday through March 10. An out-of-this-world adv...
January 22, 2016 02:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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