Archive for 2017

(SPONSORED) Humble beginnings for local Restaurateur

Posted by Decaturish.com October 18, 2017

Cajun food is spot on in Decatur It might seem an odd history that a chemical engineer would be in the restaurant industry. Fred Delawalla, a graduate of Georgia Tech, began opening restaurants in the 1970’s with the Steak & Ale group. He started the Bennigan’s concept in Atlanta and opened 25 more across the […]

Sales tax will raise millions for DeKalb County projects, but some specifics are scarce

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 18, 2017

There are millions of dollars at stake on Nov. 7 as county voters decide whether to approve a sales tax for infrastructure projects. But there aren’t a lot of details on what that money would pay for. Unlike other sales tax votes in the metro area, notably the regional Transportation Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax […]

Candidates Bee Nguyen, Alex Wan, Cory Ruth attending Kirkwood Meet & Greet

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 18, 2017

The Kirkwood Meet & Greet series with the candidates in the Atlanta City Council races continues this evening, Oct. 18. The event, being held at The Pullman restaurant located at 1992 Hosea L. Williams Drive NE, features Bee Nguyen, candidate for House District 89, Alex Wan, candidate for Atlanta City Council President, and Cory Ruth, […]

Zero Mile – Me Too, You Too

Posted by Decaturish.com October 18, 2017

The Zero Mile Post marked the meeting of two railway lines and possibly the beginning of the city of Atlanta. Zero Mile is a series of sometimes fictionalized and sometimes real stories based on life in Atlanta, Georgia. I have a giant golf ball size bump on my shin. I discovered it on Sunday night […]

Halloween parade for dogs to be held at Woodruff Park

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 18, 2017

On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 4 p.m., Atlantans are invited to bring their dogs to the first WoodRUFF Bark Halloween Dog Parade & Festival. This free event is on Woodruff Park’s main lawn and the announcement says it will be “fun and frivolity for pups and people alike.” Dogs are invited to participate […]

Dear Decaturish – Key facts about CSD’s transgender policy

Posted by Decaturish.com October 17, 2017

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

DeKalb County Schools looking for more community volunteers

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 17, 2017

DeKalb County Schools has partnered with the NAACP DeKalb County Branch Education Committee to recruit volunteers within the community to help in local classrooms. According to a recent press release, the partnership aims to enhance education through volunteerism. “Research has shown that parent, family and community involvement correlates with higher academic performance and school improvement,” […]

Dear Decaturish – 5 reasons why Confederate monuments should be left alone

Posted by Decaturish.com October 17, 2017

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

Mason Tavern closed

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 17, 2017

This story has been updated.  Mason Tavern has shut its doors. The restaurant, serving up American style fare (including a tasty burger), was located on Clairmont Road next to Community Q. It’s not clear why the restaurant, which also had jazz nights, shut its doors. The restaurant’s web page and Facebook page are gone and […]

Feminist sketch comedy group Critical Crop Top to debut new show

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 17, 2017

Critical Crop Top returns this month with Afterlife, a “new spooky sketch comedy, music, and poetry,” with a debut at the Avondale Towne Cinema. On Oct. 21 at 8 p.m., the cinema will host an opening party for Afterlife to follow their summer series, Summer of Sketch. Following the debut party, there will be two […]

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