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(SPONSORED) Pulte Homes Parkside now open for sales

Posted by Decaturish.com June 22, 2017

Sales have begun at Pulte Homes’ Parkside at Mason Mill and buyers are enjoying first selection of homesites and introductory pricing at this unique urban infill community near Decatur and Emory University. “Parkside at Mason Mill offers a variety of best-in-class housing choices in a beautiful setting, surrounded by mature forest and park land, but […]

Zero Mile – The Tattle Tale

Posted by Decaturish.com June 21, 2017

By Nicki Salcedo, contributor  The classroom buzzed with the noise of 3rd graders. The voices became one sound. The sound of explosive laughter and strange soliloquies and the complaints of being a kid. So many complaints. The teacher pointed to the Tattle Tale Book. “If you need to tattle, put it in the book. Write […]

Avondale wants public opinion on downtown redevelopment plans

Posted by Decaturish.com June 19, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  After receiving 10 design submissions for the city of Avondale Estates’ downtown redevelopment project, the Avondale City Commission and Downtown Development Authority want to hear the public’s opinion on the concepts, according to a city press release. Between May 15 and June 7, the city accepted design ideas for four acres […]

Dairy Bar opening in Oakhurst Village

Posted by Decaturish.com June 16, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  For all the frozen treat lovers mourning the loss of local soft-serve shops like the Yogurt Tap, fear not. On June 19, the Oakhurst Dairy Bar will officially open in Oakhurst Village, serving soft-serve gelato with a “focus on tasty cone concoctions,” according to owner Wrightson Jackson. Jackson decided to open […]

Charis Books & More, in conjunction with Agnes Scott College, will host author Roxane Gay

Posted by Decaturish.com June 16, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor Acclaimed feminist author Roxane Gay has returned with a “deeply personal memoir” about being a woman in an “unruly” body, as well as finding oneself after violence or negative experiences, with her book “Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body.” Charis Books & More, a local feminist bookstore, will co-host an event […]

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra concert features Maria Clark

Posted by Decaturish.com June 15, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra will present their annual free Community Concert at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Decatur, according to a press release. In addition to orchestral operatic pieces, this year’s free concert will feature opera singer Maria Clark performing famous soprano arias from […]

Trail extension connecting Mason Mill to North Druid Hills opens June 24

Posted by Decaturish.com June 15, 2017

This story has been updated.  By Ellie Ritter, contributor  The South Peachtree Creek Trail, which connects Medlock Park to Mason Mill Park, will celebrate a new addition on June 24. DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will open its newest leg of the trail connecting Mason Mill Park to North Druid Hills Road […]

Southern Sweets Bakery making plans to celebrate 25th anniversary

Posted by Decaturish.com June 14, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  Southern Sweets Bakery is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year The celebration will culminate in an event on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their location on 186 Rio Circle, according to the company’s press release. “We are extremely proud to continue being a part of the […]

City of Avondale Estates Receives 2017 National Main Street Accreditation

Posted by Decaturish.com June 14, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor The city of Avondale Estates was recently designated as an accredited Main Street America program for “meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center,” according to a press release from the city. Main Street America, a branch of the National Main Street Center (NMSC), is a program that […]

Atlanta updates dog ordinance, aims to curb vicious animals

Posted by Decaturish.com June 13, 2017

By Maggie Lee, contributor  The Atlanta City Council has unanimously approved legislation that’s meant to cut down on the chances of dog attacks. In January, one boy was killed and a girl was injured in a dog attack in Atlanta. The new ordinance updates and expands laws that already address aggressive animals, nuisances, and animal […]

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