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Simon partners with Horatio Alger group for scholarships
The Simon Foundations, which operate a local Simon Scholars program in Atlanta high schools, is partnering with the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans to award more than $20 milli...
August 28, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crack open a book during Atlanta’s Big Read
The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead, in partnership with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, is encouraging the public to get lost in a good book as The Big Read returns to the city for it...
August 27, 2014 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autumn events abound in Atlanta
A bevy of fall festivals will take place in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs in the coming weeks and months. From celebrating food, music, art, film or just good, old-fashioned famil...
August 27, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macy’s Shop For A Cause to benefit March of Dimes
Macy’s and the March of Dimes invite customers to participate in its ninth annual national Shop For A Cause charity event Saturday. It is a unique, one-day-only shopping event created to support lo...
August 21, 2014 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Jeffrey Fashion Cares benefit celebrating 22 years
The 22nd anniversary of the Jeffrey Fashion Cares extravaganza is set for Monday night. Dedicated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund, the 2014 runway presentat...
August 20, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center asks all to ‘Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose’
Mother Goose is missing! Classic characters from everyone’s favorite nursery rhymes must band together to solve the crime in the Center for Puppetry Arts’ inventive production of “Shake a Tale Feat...
August 20, 2014 03:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local parks offer respite from daily grind
The Sandy Springs and Buckhead communities are full of lively events hosted by the local parks, including the Chastain Park Fourth of July Parade and the Sandy Springs Festival held at Heritage Gre...
August 20, 2014 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local comedy clubs thrive as city gains national attention
Atlanta’s comedy star may be on the rise, based on the recent attention the city has received from the national comedy community. Aug. 10, Atlanta hosted a stop on the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity ...
August 20, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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MODA celebrates 100 years of design
In the Museum of Design Atlanta’s latest exhibition, time is of the essence. The Midtown venue’s “AIGA 100: A Century of Design” is a retrospective that appears to pay homage to that realm’s revere...
August 20, 2014 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead native focused on art career
Buckhead resident Hutton Snellings, 25, had a creative eye from an early age. “My whole life I used to always look at my mom’s Veranda magazines and was obsessed with Architectural Digest,” she sai...
August 20, 2014 09:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer Sizzle to raise money for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
More than 400 guests will party for a cause at the fourth annual Summer Sizzle Aug. 22, which will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Brookhaven resident Katie Bush, who co-chairs the fundra...
August 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate end of summer with Piedmont Park Arts Festival
This weekend, the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will present the fifth annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival in Midtown. Unlike previous festivals, this year the foundation will host a VIP prev...
August 13, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • ‘Bull Durham’ rehearsals begin
    by Staff Reports
    07.29.14 - 05:06 pm
  • Produce stands bring farm-fresh food to area
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    07.28.14 - 12:51 pm
  • Florist participates in Make Someone Smile Week
    by Samantha Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.25.14 - 05:59 pm
  • Column: Backpack supplies needed for poor students
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.23.14 - 03:52 pm
  • Column: Marsalis leads National Black Arts Festival concert
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.17.14 - 09:13 pm
  • ‘Blind Side’ star returns to host celebrity golf tourney, parties
    Quinton Aaron, who made Atlanta his home for the filming of the 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” will return this weekend for the inaugural Quinton Aaron Celebrity Golf Tournament at Bobby Jones Golf C...
    August 13, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    'Profiles of Poverty' exhibition hits home
    Invoking the old adage, ‘A picture is worth 1,000 words,’ the images captured in the “Profiles of Poverty” exhibition greeting visitors to Colony Square in Midtown speak volumes. The photography di...
    August 13, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Atlanta Music Club hosting free musicale
    The Atlanta Music Club will introduce scholarship winner Megan Price Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at a free, open-to-the-public musicale at the Steinway Piano Galleries on North Point Parkway in Alpharetta....
    August 13, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WSB-TV to broadcast high school theatre awards Saturday
    WSB-TV Channel 2 announced last month it will broadcast the 2014 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards, The Shulers, Saturday from 8 to 10 pm. The awards are an anchor program of the ArtsBridg...
    August 13, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New high school administrators take reins
    The new leaders at several area high schools are quick to name similar shortlists of core objectives for the upcoming school year and beyond. Terms like community, growth and collaboration came up ...
    August 07, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mercy Care to celebrate National Health Center Week
    Mercy Care, formerly St. Joseph’s Mercy Care Services, which last year provided medical, dental, behavioral health, vision and diagnostic services for more than 13,000 patients, will celebrate Nati...
    August 06, 2014 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Southern Shindig to raise funds for Skyland Trail
    The Southern Shindig, set for Aug. 15 at SweetWater Brewing Co. on Ottley Drive in south Buckhead, invites guests to enjoy summertime social networking with beer, wine, food from Verde Taqueria and...
    August 06, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ eats at puppetry center
    The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will host performances of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” today through Aug. 17. In its first appearance at the center, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings s...
    August 06, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead writer fulfills dream of being novelist
    Travis Neighbor Ward, former editor of The Atlantan and Atlanta magazines, can now add published novelist to her résumé. The Buckhead resident self-published her first work of fiction — a novel ent...
    August 06, 2014 01:39 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    'EVOLV'd actor thinking big
    When asked what he finds most appealing about his craft, Shon Middlebrooks is quick to rattle off a succession of responses denoting his personal connection to it. The 20-something Buckhead actor’s...
    July 31, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Art center hosting documentary film showing
    The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on Means Street in west Midtown is hosting the premiere screening of the documentary “A History of Nexus: How an Artist Co-op Transformed Atlanta” Aug. 7. The fr...
    July 30, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Student summer leadership event set for Tuesday
    The first GenHERation Summer Leadership Series Atlanta will take place Tuesday at Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Bluestone Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. This event will feature a panel of female professiona...
    July 30, 2014 05:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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