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Grammy Award winner brings his talent and prestige to new music program
A growing DeKalb music school has partnered with a three-time Grammy Award winner to create a launchpad for aspiring musicians. Mixing Engineer Phil Tan joined forces with Callanwolde Fine Arts Cen...
February 10, 2016 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb libraries host events for Black History Month
Branches of The DeKalb County Public Library system will be hosting events throughout February as part of their annual programming to celebrate Black History Month. Janet Florence, public informati...
February 10, 2016 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven student doodles for Google
A local seventh grade student in Brookhaven has been chosen to represent Georgia in a nationwide competition to have an original logo displayed for a day on Google’s homepage. Marist School student...
February 05, 2016 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valentine's Day 2016: things to do around DeKalb
From dancing to dinner to tying the knot, here are just a few ideas on ways to spend Valentine’s Day this year. Brookhaven is set to host its second annual “Daddy Daughter Dance” on Saturday, Feb. ...
February 05, 2016 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton, DeKalb county animal shelters offer $14 adoptions in February
The nonprofit LifeLIne Animal Project invites you to Find The One for only $14 during February. It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Feeling lonely? Find true love at one of LifeLine Animal Project’s shelt...
February 03, 2016 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven boy to perform in musical on Broadway
Eight-year-old Marco Schittone is busy preparing his suitcases to relocate from his home in Brookhaven to Broadway where he will debut on the world-famous stage. The stage musical Tuck Everlasting ...
January 29, 2016 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catching up with a woman and her dog
In 2004, The DeKalb Neighbor told the story of Lauri Hunter, her service dog Jake and their struggle to stay together in their home. Now, with Jake nearly ready to retire from service, we caught up...
January 28, 2016 08:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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An ogre named Shrek comes to the Dunwoody stage
Jerry’s Habima Theater in Dunwoody is set to bring fairy tales to life with “Shrek the Musical, JR.” as part of its 23rd season sharing Broadway shows with the Atlanta community. The theater, locat...
January 21, 2016 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Brookhaven business takes doughnuts to the next level
A local husband-and-wife duo are putting a fresh glaze on the traditional doughnut shop with their just-opened Brookhaven cafe, serving up coffee, specialty doughnuts and bacon. Bon Glaze, nestled ...
January 20, 2016 12:18 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area's animal assisted therapy program leading the nation
A unique animal assisted therapy program through Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has grown since its inception in 2009 into the largest such program in the country. Canines For Kids currently has ...
January 14, 2016 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazz event uniting Atlanta through music
A jazz event on Jan. 21 benefiting the annual Atlanta Music Festival will continue a tradition of bringing people of all kinds together through music. Jack Sawyer, event co-chair along with Bill To...
January 14, 2016 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family coffee business moves into Brookhaven
“Stories start here” is the slogan of family owned and operated Copper Coin Coffee and they are hoping to help tell even more stories with the opening of their third location in Brookhaven. The new...
January 14, 2016 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Spruill exhibit highlights 50th anniversary of Selma march
    by Nicole Price
    nprice@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.22.15 - 10:25 am
  • Pet of the Week: Beckham
    by Neighbor Staff
    09.16.15 - 02:24 pm
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta celebrates 100th anniversary
    by Ross Williams
    rwilliams@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.08.15 - 02:03 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Indiana Bones
    by Neighbor Staff
    08.26.15 - 11:03 am
  • Award-winning play heads to Decatur
    A Tony award-winning play that finds comedy through examining human nature in its rawest form is headed to Decatur starting Jan. 22. “God of Carnage,” written by Yasmina Reza, tells the story of tw...
    January 12, 2016 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New York style deli in DeKalb grows in the new year
    A restaurant bringing the classic New York style deli tradition to DeKalb is entering its third year in business and the team behind it is working to expand with a brand new concept. The General Mu...
    January 07, 2016 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven couple’s new book unearths photographer's legacy
    A new book by two Brookhaven-based authors is highlighting the life and works of the National Park Service’s first chief photographer -- just in time for the service’s centennial anniversary next y...
    December 29, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local organization giving love to Buford Highway
    Brookhaven resident Marian Liou has turned a curiosity over Buford Highway into a for-profit organization with a mission to revitalize the area. The organization, We Love BuHi, formed in the early ...
    December 24, 2015 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Celebrate the new year at events across DeKalb
    DeKalb residents of all ages can ring in the new year at a variety of events across the county on Dec 31 and into the early hours of Jan. 1. Fernbank Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration, 10 a.m. u...
    December 24, 2015 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dunwoody start-up’s new superfood turns trash into treasure
    A local family is turning waste into a delicacy with the guilt-free snacking experience of their premium dehydrated wine grapes. The Dunwoody family behind The Wine RayZyn Company has created a new...
    December 22, 2015 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local shops throughout DeKalb personalize holiday shopping
    Local businesses across DeKalb are making holiday shopping more personal this season with unique gifts for everyone on Santa’s list. The family-owned gift shop Under the Pecan Tree in Dunwoody, whi...
    December 17, 2015 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Brookhaven restaurant serving up real Neapolitan style pizza
    A newly opened restaurant is whisking Brookhaven residents away to Italy with its authentic, Neapolitan style pizza and casual, comfortable charm. Vero Pizzeria opened its doors Dec. 8 and is the l...
    December 16, 2015 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Celebrate the holidays in DeKalb
    The neighborhoods of DeKalb are filled with events and activities for the holiday season, from lit-up homes to visits with Santa and everything in between. In Decatur, the Bonfire on the Square is ...
    December 03, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Spalding Garden Club hosting Candlelight Christmas Tour
    About a year and a half ago, when the past and current presidents of the Spalding Garden Club met to discuss the organization’s 40th anniversary, they had an idea. Why not host a nighttime holiday ...
    November 19, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Columnist publishes book of selected columns
    Longtime Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently published a book of his selected columns, “Letters from Red Clay Country.” The book is a selection of more than 20 of his best columns whic...
    October 14, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community Assistance Center’s Vintage Affair returns
    The Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs is hosting its 13th annual Vintage Affair at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. This year’s theme is “connecting communities, connec...
    October 08, 2015 10:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Arielle
    by Neighbor Staff
    08.12.15 - 12:24 pm
  • Jennifer Weiner to present new book at Marcus Jewish center in Dunwoody
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.14.15 - 03:28 pm