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Annie sends in this photo and writes that Forkner Drive is currently closed “between Glenwood Estates and Sycamore Drive due to water main break.” So plan accordingly friends!
Decatur PD’s Jennifer Ross writes in with this report and tips… On Tuesday, 12-3rd packages were stolen from the doorsteps of two units at Talley Street Lofts. At one of the units, two packages were stolen and six were left behind with one of the six having been opened. (Delivered at approximately 2:30pm and discovered missing at 6pm) On […]
The Decatur Tour of Homes begins at 5:30p this Friday and Saturday. Get your tickets HERE or at any of these locations. The tour’s website says that this year’s tour around the Northeast quadrant of Decatur is designed to be pedestrian-friendly. “We encourage you to park your car and stroll through downtown Decatur, visiting each […]
As has become common with many AJC restaurant reviews, the full Ink & Elm review is behind a paywall, but you can still find the gist of it here. And here’s the opening blurb as well… When you visit, you’ll have to make a choice. Will it be Ink or Elm? Venture left and you’ll […]
Dennis over at Next Stop…Decatur sent in this great pic of the tree lit atop Little Shop of Stories yesterday evening. Remember the tree is located above Little Shop, but all of these sponsors helped make it happen! Appolinsky & Associates, Café Alsace,Cakes & Ale, The Cooks Warehouse/Sherlock’s, Decatur Downtown Development Authority, Fabu Spa, Harry Norman Realtors,Homegrown, King Tree Experts, Leon’s […]
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A little rain never stopped Santa before. Dave at Little Shop wants everyone to know that tonight’s Christmas Tree Lighting will go on as planned regardless of the weather forecast. Come one, come all! 7p! Decatur Square!
The landmark site in Oakhurst is up for sale for the first time since it was restored and revived years ago. Adams Realty sent this email around yesterday… This message is going out to absolutely everyone that I have ever emailed. It is just not possible to be any more excited about a new listing […]
Care about the city’s direction with the currently under-review tree ordinance? You must attend this meeting. Ripped from the DecaturNext website… How Decatur manages its tree canopy has always been a component of the Unified Development Ordinance initiative currently underway. However, recent community concerns brought an increased level of urgency to the subject, prompting city commissioners to […]
Kathleen writes in that at the next Oakhurst Neighborhood Association meeting, on Monday December 9th at 7p, Oakhurst residents can submit their names to serve on the association’s board in 2014. As the post title says, there are currently three open slots on the neighborhood association’s board that need to be filled.
Decaturish reported yesterday that the Oakhurst Leaflet, which has been published for over a decade, won’t be sent out in December and may cease publication all together. However, there’s an effort underway to preserve the Leaflet. Click over to Decaturish to find out more!
From 11Alive’s Doug Richards… Here’s an additional 11Alive interview with Mr. Kamooneh.
Kerry writes in… The Decatur Holiday Marketplace + Café is slated for Friday, December 6 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm and Saturday, December 7 from 10 am to 8 pm at Clairemont Elementary School, located at 155 Erie Avenue, less than a mile from downtown Decatur. Now in its 22nd year, the Decatur Holiday […]
First Christian Church, Decatur GA (pic submitted by Jeremy)
Decatur’s Katie Abel tells us that Barely Lethal, starring Hailee Steinfeld (of True Grit fame), Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba, will be filming at the Old Decatur Courthouse next Tuesday, December 10th. IMDB describes “Barely Lethal” thusly “A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a “normal” adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a […]
It’s finally that time of year again! When we all share our favorite reads of the past year and perhaps provide our fellow readers with some holiday ideas for friends and family. (Remember, just because the post title says “of 2013″ this doesn’t mean published in 2013. Just that you read it this past […]
A couple of weeks back, Bryan sent in a note saying that during the November he had noticed that morning rush hour trains out of East Lake Station were “so crammed with passengers…that several people had great difficulty holding on, boarding and unboarding.” He wrote an email to MARTA inquiring as to what was up and […]
From the Little Shop website… Decatur Christmas Tree Lighting Thursday, December 5th | 7pm (singing starts about 6:30) It’s time for the 5th annual Decatur Christmas Tree! Thanks to all the local businesses who help make this possible each year! The tree will be up all holiday season, but the lighting is a fun event […]
Credit for this post goes to Margo, who wrote in a couple of days ago… My contract is almost up with AT&T and we have unlocked phones. I want to know who has the best priced /good coverage plans for smart phones. Since we all have smart phones, I would love to know what other […]
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