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North Fulton residents launch baking business
Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
October 15, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Roots festival returns
For more than a decade, Roswell has celebrated Black History Month in February with a month-long schedule of art exhibits, history and cultural events. Roswell Roots is one of the largest and most ...
February 03, 2014 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Brinn
The Atlanta Humane Society Mansell Campus presents Brinn for the pet of the week spotlight. Brinn is a 4-year-old terrier mix  and is up to date on all of her shots. She has also been spayed and mi...
January 08, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spirit of the Irish infuses book on pubs
Never let it be said that Ron Wallace and Bob Meyer do a less than thorough job when they research a book. When the two longtime friends and Milton residents set out to gather information for a def...
December 23, 2013 04:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osteria Mattone opens on Canton Street in Roswell
Ryan Perniece and Ted Lahey were still focusing on their first culinary venture, the popular Table & Main, when they learned of another restaurant space available a block away. Though they hadn’t t...
December 23, 2013 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sixpence None the Richer performing at Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Grammy-nominated Sixpence None the Richer will be performing live at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center Saturday, 8 p.m.  The band responsible for hit singles like “Kiss Me” and “There She Goes,” is ...
December 23, 2013 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tooth Fairy is walk in the park over Elf on the Shelf
Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf. In case you’ve been hi...
December 23, 2013 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the week: Jazzy
The Atlanta Humane Society Mansell Campus presents Jazzy for the pet of the week spotlight. Jazzy is a one-year-old domestic short hair tabby mix. Jazzy has been spayed and is up to date on all of ...
December 18, 2013 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents enjoy Christmas in Crabapple
Crabapple Community Association hosted its annual Christmas in Crabapple event Dec. 7. Festivities were held at both Friendship Community Park and the cottages on Mid Broadwell Road near the Crabap...
December 11, 2013 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tellabration features storytellers’ holiday memories
Roswell’s annual Tellabration is Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Roswell Adult Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road. Tellebration brings together celebrated regional tellers to delight, captivate and mes...
November 20, 2013 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • BITS AND BITES: Well-regarded chef barred from Peach & The Pork Chop
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.23.13 - 11:56 am
  • BITS & BITES: East side of Ga. 400 has appeal for new restauranteur
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.03.13 - 10:09 am
  • Roswell resident's food truck ‘on tapa the world’
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.25.13 - 12:46 pm
  • Act 1 Theater presents 'Home for Christmas'
    ACT 1 Theater presents “Home for Christmas,” a heartwarming and funny play about the Clayton family, returning for a holiday reunion from all parts of the nation. Some of them have been successful ...
    November 20, 2013 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cookies with the Clauses set for Dec. 4
    Santa and Mrs. Claus will be coming to the Alpharetta Community Center at 175 Roswell St. to have cookies with local children. This event will take place on Dec. 4 from noon to 2:30 pm. Opportuniti...
    November 20, 2013 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Find Elfaretta in Alpharetta stores, enter to win prizes
    Participating businesses in downtown Alpharetta are hiding small stuffed elves in their stores for residents to come and find through Dec. 19. “The Where’s Elfaretta campaign is an excellent way to...
    November 20, 2013 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bits and bites: wood-fired pizza and stone-ground grits
    Neapolitan wood-fired pizza coming to historic Roswell From the fertile minds of the guys who brought you a pair of Salt Factories, Opulent, Little Alley Steak and the departed-but-not-forgotten IN...
    November 13, 2013 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Piano teacher is tops in Georgia
    LaNelle Nash first touched piano keys when she was 9 years old. “My first piano teacher was my aunt. She probably influenced me quite a bit,” Nash said. “When I was 11 years old, I said this is wha...
    November 13, 2013 08:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the week: Samantha
    The Atlanta Humane Society Mansell Campus presents Samantha for the pet of the week spotlight. Samantha is a 6-year-old domestic short hair mix with gray and white fur and is thought to be mostly S...
    November 08, 2013 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Improv troupe performs at Off Broadway dance studio
    Alpharetta resident Brian Chapman and his improv troupe, Playing in Traffic, performed their first show this past Saturday at Off Broadway dance studio. The troupe works out of the Professional Act...
    November 07, 2013 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton resident releases puppy-training picture book
    Holly Raus, of Milton, has published her second children’s book titled “Jerry Duty: A Tale of Puppy Training Trouble.” Raus’ picture book walks readers through her own experience of welcoming an ei...
    November 07, 2013 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Maguire releases CD inspired by C.S. Lewis book
    Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album, “In green seas, under copper skies: Music inspired by C.S. Lewis’ ‘Perelandra.’” The project was written, performed and produced ...
    November 06, 2013 02:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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    How to avoid Halloween traffic
    Just like on the hit show “The Walking Dead,” traffic all over metro Atlanta will be snarled on Halloween due to an outbreak of zombies…and vampires, superheroes, cats and princesses. As costumed t...
    October 30, 2013 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen victims of online bullying reaching out
    Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: “I hate Sarah Ball, and I don’t care who knows.” Then there was th...
    October 30, 2013 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Challenging time for Christian adoption movement
    To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world’s orphans is something to celebrate — and they will, gathering at hundreds of churches across America to direct their...
    October 30, 2013 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pastry chef in Roswell making fresh-baked ‘paw-stries’ for pooches
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.13 - 11:26 am
  • BITS & BITES: Mom’s Table Luncheonette opens in Roswell
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.17.13 - 10:23 am
  • Hugo’s oysters in Roswell fresh, succulent, don’t break bank
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.10.13 - 10:03 am
  • BITS & BITES: Phish Phood in Roswell tanks
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.02.13 - 11:16 am
  • BITS & BITES: Alpharetta next in line for a touch of F&H’s alchemy
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.26.13 - 10:23 am
  • Knowledgeable food lovers run Plantation Italia
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.20.13 - 02:10 pm
  • Bits and bites: The Mill Kitchen & Bar to get new chef
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.15.13 - 10:14 am
  • Retired doctor pens fourth book
    by Kelley Quinn
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.17.13 - 11:27 am