Archive for September, 2013 contributor writes Tomorrow World article for New York Times

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 30, 2013

Never let it be said that suffers from a lack of talent. Ralph Ellis, who has been a big part of our site in recent weeks, wrote about this past weekend’s TomorrowWorld festival for the New York Times. I thought Ralph covered the issue fairly and accurately. Anecdotal guesstimates that “at least half” of […]

Man accused of stealing $31,000 arrested in Atlanta for shoplifting

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 30, 2013

The New Orleans-based Uptown Messenger website is reporting that a man accused of stealing $31,000 from a resident there was recently arrested in Atlanta. According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the suspect was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting a $13 bottle of potassium pills from a DeKalb Walmart. “The victim had hired MayFlower Moving […]

2 Burglaries, 1 Attempted Burlglary in Decatur on Sunday

Posted by September 30, 2013

The bad guys seem to have reappeared in Decatur. On Sunday morning, police investigated two residential burglaries and one attempted burglary on the southside of town. The burglars were bold. The residents were home when the break-ins happened and in one case, the burglars came inside and ripped a flat-screen television set from the mounting […]

Deal alert: Ponce de Leon Beer Fest

Posted by September 30, 2013

I don’t know about you, but I love a good deal. And when that deal involves beer? Even better. There’s a Groupon today (time left to buy = 15 days) for 40% off tickets to the Ponce de Leon Beer Fest on Nov. 16 at the Shriner’s Temple (Yaarab Temple). I’ve never been to this […]

Eat with your heart out: Charity, wellness on October menus

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 30, 2013

There’s good eating in Decatur this month. October offers foodies a chance to support a service project helping low-income seniors and take some bites toward getting healthy.

It’s Tomorrow World after all

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 29, 2013

Definitely much more crowded at the Main Stage.  David Guetta BT Armin Festival had amazing production values and a great lineup. Everyone and everything is grimy. High-fives abound.

Greetings from Tomorrow World

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 29, 2013

So I’m at this music thingy. It’s a pretty big deal. More pics later. David Guetta is tonight!

Replay Fourth downtown

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 28, 2013

The Independence Day celebrations didn’t pan out this year, but Decatur was undeterred. The city rescheduled it for tonight, Sept. 28. Of course,  many of us had forgotten this was happening. Then we heard all the kabooms ….

Four men from metro area accused of running check scam in South Dakota for some reason

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 27, 2013

I’m having a hard time seeing the advantages of running a criminal enterprise in South Dakota, but some felonious entrepreneurs from Atlanta found a way. According to KDLT News, Sioux Falls Police accuse four men – two from Atlanta, two from Decatur – of running an impressive check cashing scam. “It’s a pretty elaborate system […]

Friday to-do list

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 27, 2013

Five whole days ago you were thinking, “Aw man, I don’t want to go to work and stuff.” Then you were listening to the news on your way to work and thinking, “Aw man, it sucks that people can’t find a job and stuff.” At some point in the middle you did all the things. […]

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