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Charity helps teens in abusive relationships
One local man has started a charity to honor his daughter, who was killed by her ex-boyfriend. In 2006 Brookhaven resident Andrew Crecente started The Jennifer Ann Crecente Memorial Group Inc. to h...
February 25, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ovarian Cycle in southest Cobb to raise money for cancer
They may not be going anywhere physically, but dozens of stationary bike riders will gather at the Midtown Athletic Club at Windy Hill in southeast Cobb County March 7 to push toward the goal of a ...
February 25, 2015 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amuse'um fundraiser benefits Children’s Museum of Atlanta
The young at heart will gather at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta Saturday for its annual adults-only Amuse’um fundraiser, which supports its educational programs and community outreach efforts.  ...
February 25, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs’ new festival to spin yarns
Heritage Sandy Springs, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history in the community, will present Stories by the Springs, its inaugural storytelling festival, April 16 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. The even...
February 24, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
The Fox Theatre opens its doors tonight to welcome “Wicked” as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta’s 2014-15 series. Playing through March 8, “Wicked” is based on Gregory Maguire’s b...
February 18, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facility propels young players into college
The Sandy Springs Tennis Center has become an arena for social networking where talented players develop their skills in a competitive environment. The center, located on Abernathy Road, has been i...
February 18, 2015 05:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden at Buckhead high-rise benefits neighbors
It all started with a conversation about former gardens. Nancy Haselden, a resident at Cathedral Towers in Buckhead, said she remembers chatting with fellow residents in the laundry room a couple y...
February 18, 2015 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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SteerSmart nonprofit to host BBQ and Blue Jeans Bash
SteerSmart, an Atlanta-based nonprofit educating young drivers, passengers and their parents on the prevention of life-changing and fatal car crashes, will host the BBQ and Blue Jeans Bash Sunday a...
February 18, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local architectural group giving Shutze Awards
The Southeast chapter of the Institute of Classical Art & Architecture, a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing the classical tradition in architecture, urbanism and the allied arts, will host ...
February 18, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Puppetry center hosts ‘Anne Frank: Within and Without’
Honoring one girl’s empowering and courageous tale of inner strength and vitality during the Holocaust, the Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will presents its adaptation, “Anne Frank: Within and...
February 18, 2015 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art Papers to host Art Auction this weekend
Art Papers, an Atlanta-based arts nonprofit covering contemporary art and culture, will host its 16th annual Art Auction this weekend at BoBo Intriguing Objects, 1235 Chattahoochee Ave. in west Mid...
February 18, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs native wins Grammy Award
Sandy Springs native Kabir Sehgal has been quite busy lately. In May the New York investment banker and his mother, Sandy Springs resident Sue Sehgal, published “Bucket of Blessings,” a children’s ...
February 18, 2015 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Atlanta Jewish Film Festival promises a pop-culture blast
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 04:12 pm
  • Alliance Theatre brings 'Tuck Everlasting' to stage
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 12:26 pm
  • Museum of Design Atlanta hosting Legos and Local Beer
    The Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St. in Midtown, will host Legos and Local Beer Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Sip a locally crafted beer while you help the museum build a Lego tower or crea...
    February 18, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    To celebrate Valentine’s Day this Saturday, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed couples from the area that have been married more than 60 years. The three women and their veteran military husbands ...
    February 11, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cedar Club to raise funds for children’s hospital
    The Atlanta-based Cedar Club Foundation and the Cedar Club of Atlanta will host their third annual Magic Carpet Ride Gala Sunday at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta hotel. The gala, hosted by WXIA-TV’s ...
    February 11, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gigi's Cupcakes' Buckhead store on ‘Undercover Boss’
    When CBS’ “Undercover Boss” airs Friday at 8 p.m., one local business will be highlighted. Though Gigi’s Cupcakes is based in Brentwood, Tenn., a Nashville suburb, its Buckhead location is one of f...
    February 11, 2015 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Ballet to host 'Romeo et Juliette'
    Looking for a romantic evening of dance ahead of Valentine’s Day? Atlanta Ballet’s production of “Roméo et Juliette” is back for a second year at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in southeast...
    February 11, 2015 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Broadway in Atlanta announces 2015-16 lineup
    The Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta series Wednesday announced its lineup for the 2015-16 season, its 35th overall, at the Fox Theatre in Midtown. The lineup will feature the Atlanta debuts of...
    February 08, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Auctioned Muppet memorabilia to benefit local center
    Items to be auctioned have been donated from Steve Whitmire’s private collection of Jim Henson-related memorabilia gathered throughout more than 37 years as a core performer in nearly every Muppet ...
    February 04, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Museum's exhibit explores how animals, human beings live
    The Museum of Design Atlanta in Midtown is exploring how animals and human beings live. “Sustainable Shelter: Dwelling Within the Forces of Nature,” organized by the Bell Museum of Natural History ...
    February 04, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Epilepsy Foundation party raises funds, awareness
    The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia will host its black-tie Taste of Love gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead Saturday. “Last year the foundation was able to raise about $480,000, becoming the top ...
    February 04, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Glavine's Spring Training benefit includes athletes, patients
    Nearly a quarter of a century ago, Tom Glavine’s Spring Training started as a small fundraiser for the Sandy Springs-based Georgia Transplant Foundation. In its first year it raised only $17,000 bu...
    February 04, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Winter-themed Big-To-Do to benefit hospice programs
    The family of Cory Sargent is joining Sandy Springs-based nonprofit Visiting Nurse Health System to rally support for all pediatric hospice patients and their families at the annual Big-To-Do Sunda...
    February 04, 2015 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta rinks provide cool enjoyment
    Seasonal ice skating venues in Atlanta give residents and visitors the opportunity to take advantage of the chilly weather. Through mid-February, guests can enjoy pop-up rinks at Atlantic Station a...
    February 04, 2015 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pace student wins national contest
    by Staff Reports
    01.07.15 - 07:37 am