Posts filed under "Kirkwood"

Advertiser Spotlight – Mathnasium

Posted by February 14, 2018

The Advertiser Spotlight is a weekly feature highlighting the businesses and organizations that support local news. If you enjoy being informed about what’s happening in your community, please support the businesses and organizations that advertise with us. They help make what we do possible. To learn more about advertising on Decaturish, contact us at […]

Kirkwood Valero targeted in GBI gambling raid

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 14, 2018

This story has been updated.  The Valero gas station on Hosea Williams Drive in Kirkwood was raided by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Commercial Gambling Unit on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The GBI conducted the raid in cooperation with the Atlanta Police Department, the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue. “While searching the locations, […]

Music contest for metro Atlanta amateur musicians opens today

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart February 13, 2018

Starting today, Feb. 13, DeKalb Entertainment Commission and ChooseATL are hosting music competition, ChooseATL Tracklanta. The partnership came together in search for “outstanding musical talent” in metro Atlanta. Amateur musicians that live in the area and are 21 and up can submit their entry to Soundcloud from today through Feb. 23 at midnight. Entry is […]

Proposed DeKalb cities of Greenhaven, Vista Grove gaining traction

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 13, 2018

This story has been updated.  Two proposed new cities appear to be gaining traction with the state Legislature. The proposed cities of Greenhaven and Vista Grove are being considered. A proposed city of Greenhaven, a large south DeKalb City that has been in the works since 2014, has a bill filed in the House by […]

DeKalb warns that heavy rains could cause sewage spills

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 9, 2018

There’s heavy rain in the forecast this weekend and DeKalb County is warning residents to be on the look out for sewage spills caused by the storms. “The National Weather Service is predicting rainfall of nearly 3 inches this weekend as heavy rains are expected that could continue into next week. This level of rainfall […]

(SPONSORED) Louisiana Bistreaux Decatur will hold Mardi Gras celebration

Posted by February 8, 2018

Mardi Gras celebration at Louisiana Bistreaux Decatur 8-piece band performs live Mardi Gras celebration is full throttle at Louisiana Bistreaux in Decatur, 1496 Church Street at N. Decatur Road. For the second year Fat Tuesday, February 13th, will kick off with guests invited to the live-hosted video segments of Fox 5’s Good Day Atlanta starting […]

Gunfire or ‘MacGyver’? Filming at Pullman Yard startles Kirkwood residents

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 7, 2018

This story has been updated.  Residents living near Pullman Yard in Kirkwood say that simulated gunfire from recent filming of the “MacGyver” TV series at Pullman Yard has occurred without warning. Some residents were concerned that the sound of shots was a crime in progress. “When you live in a city environment and you suddenly […]

Empty Bowls ATL joining the international fight against hunger

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart February 5, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 9 p.m., all are invited to Empty Bowls ATL, a local effort that’s part of the international project to fight hunger. According to a recent press release, Empty Bowls “has raised millions of dollars since it began in 1991. The basic concept is to gather as a community […]

First renderings of Pullman Yard redevelopment revealed

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 1, 2018

Atomic Entertainment has released the first renderings of what its proposed redevelopment of Pullman Yard will look like. Atomic Entertainment provided the renderings to Decaturish on Friday, Feb. 2.  Atomic Entertainment has plans to build an “entertainment district” there that includes a movie studio on the site. There will also be a “digital incubator, music and […]

(SPONSORED) SCOTTDALE was just voted the #2 HOT Atlanta Neighborhood by Atlanta Magazine

Posted by January 23, 2018

ONCE AN ARMY BARRACK, THIS FULLY RENOVATED SHOWCASE PROPERTY IN SCOTTDALE CAN NOW BE YOURS 537 Hempstead St | Scottdale, GA 30079 $265,000 SCOTTDALE / ITP – This Conveniently Located Dual-Zoned Commercial Property is also Grandfathered as Residential Giving You Options for This Property’s Use, Which Include:  Office, Live/Work or Residential. Take Your Pick for Whatever Suits […]

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