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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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Reads highlights superstorm best seller at annual luncheon
Roswell Reads will promote reading and readiness this year ahead of its 11th annual literary luncheon featuring Kim Cross, author of the novel “What Stands in a Storm.” Cross will discuss and sign ...
February 04, 2016 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Educated Puppy owner uses ‘complete respect’ at canine school
Longtime dog trainer Michael Quattrochi takes pride in refraining from treating puppies like humans at his Alpharetta business The Educated Puppy. “That is rude and the worst thing [people] could d...
February 04, 2016 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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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Chattahoochee Nature Center event offers adventures in flight
The Chattahoochee Nature Center will lead an exploration in to the world of flight at its “Flying into the Future” event from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 21. The family-friendly event will take place at th...
February 03, 2016 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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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North Fulton offers Valentine's Day ideas for celebrating loved ones
North Fulton residents can enjoy Valentine’s Day with desserts, dinner and diamonds this year. Nothing Bundt Cakes, 5230 Windward Parkway, Suite 102, in Alpharetta, offers freshly baked Bundt cakes...
January 27, 2016 05:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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My Salon Suite offers resources for Roswell beauty professionals
Vic and Lori Tenuto, owners of My Salon Suite, said they hope to empower Roswell beauty professionals to become better entrepreneurs — and better serve their clients. The husband and wife team will...
January 19, 2016 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Green Expo shares importance of eco-friendly practices
Roswell residents can learn how to become more eco-friendly at the fifth annual Roswell Green Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 6. The expo is a family-friendly, hands-on event with products, servic...
January 14, 2016 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Slithering Celebration' kicks off nature center’s 40th anniversary
Visitors can warm up to cold-blooded animals at the Slitherin’ Celebration event at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell to start its 40th anniversary festivities Jan. 24. The popular event w...
January 14, 2016 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Kuibuka’ art event kicks off Roswell Roots celebration
Artist Dawn Williams Boyd will mark the beginning of the month-long Roswell Roots celebration of black history and culture with her exhibit that transcends race or socioeconomic status. The city’s ...
January 14, 2016 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell performers present whimsical winter musical
The Platinum School of Performing Arts musical theatre company in Roswell with take the audience on the journey of popular fairy tale characters in the production of “Into the Woods” Feb. 6. The pe...
January 14, 2016 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' cast adds fresh talent to classic tale
The Roswell Showstoppers make their production of “Beauty and the Beauty Jr.” their own while staying true to the storyline based on the classic fairy tale, according to Nancy Whitehead, managing d...
January 07, 2016 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell’s first ‘smart gym’ offers tech-savvy workouts
The Exercise Coach in Roswell may offer a high-tech solution for “unlikely exercisers” to get fit without spending hours at the gym, according to owner Katie Sanders. The main areas of focus are sa...
January 06, 2016 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avalon on Ice skating rink offers festive outing, special events
Avalon on Ice allows skaters to glide across an open-air rink to enjoy the outdoors and benefit those in need. The atmosphere was inspired by the seasonal rink at the famous Rockefeller Center in N...
January 06, 2016 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monster trucks set to take over Georgia Dome
Saturday, Saturday, Saturday! Monster Jam is crashing into the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta Saturday. The motorsports event features drivers racing around a track in 16 heavily modified trucks ...
December 31, 2015 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Charley’s Aunt’ is a retro-themed comedy of courtship in Roswell
“Charley’s Aunt,” a play at the Georgia Ensemble Theatre in Roswell, is the perfect way to say goodbye to the holidays in January, according to director David Crowe. “I’m never depressed during the...
December 28, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Branch out with north Fulton library programs in the New Year
North Fulton residents can start the New Year by taking advantage of free events and activities for all ages at a nearby Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System branch. Each week, the Alpharetta branc...
December 24, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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UGA student launches Student Painters business in Roswell
College junior Zach Chandler, 21, hopes to paint a picture of success with his Roswell-based Student Painters business, an affiliate of Young Entrepreneurs Across America. Chandler, a branch manage...
December 24, 2015 09:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Bring One for the Chipper' offers free Christmas tree disposal in north Fulton
The 25th annual “Bring One for the Chipper” event provides north Fulton residents with a free, eco-friendly way to dispose of Christmas trees Jan. 2. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation, which co...
December 23, 2015 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wellness expert helps turn house into healthy home
Sherri Danzig, a wellness consultant, helps metro Atlanta area residents transform their living space in to revitalizing retreats. Everyone is responsible for their health and should consider produ...
December 21, 2015 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chabad of North Fulton offers Chanukah celebrations
Chabad of North Fulton will host the Chanukah at the Mall event featuring a public menorah lighting ceremony at North Point Mall in Alpharetta on Sunday. “This year, we’re very delighted that the m...
November 25, 2015 10:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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I Heart Pilates tailors fitness for students, instructors in Roswell
Jeannine Krueger Corbell, co-owner of I Heart Pilates, a boutique-style fitness studio in Roswell, said she enjoys helping people transform their mind and body. The professional dancer, master teac...
November 20, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Milton hosts annual tree-lighting event
Residents will take time out of their busy schedules to kick off the holiday season at the city of Milton Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday. “The tree being lit signifies everybody coming together t...
November 20, 2015 08:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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