Posts filed under "Kirkwood"’s editor and publisher is taking a week off

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 26, 2017

Dear readers, It has been a long, productive year at Decaturish and I can’t thank you enough for returning to us day after day. After a year of running this website and Atlanta Loop without a break, I’ve decided to use this week to recuperate. It’s fairly dead around here anyway, but if big news […]

The most wonderful time for a beer – Your guide to the best local holiday brews

Posted by December 22, 2017

By Heather Karellas, contributor  ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer – and what’s more festive than a delicious local brew with classic holiday flavors? Decaturish has rounded up a guide to some of our favorite local holiday beers for your drinking enjoyment. Monday Night Brewing: Cinnamon Cocoa Drafty Kilt Recently named “Best Local Brewery” by Creative […]

Tidbits: Steel City Pops, Big Tex brunch and more

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 14, 2017

Got food and restaurant news? Send it to  – Birmingham-based Steel City pops recently opened its store in Decatur. The store is located at 312 Church Street in the space that was formerly slated for Guy Wong’s Big Boss Chinese concept, which ultimately fell through. The company says it makes “gourmet frozen pops with […]

Michelle Olympiadis ready to get to work as Atlanta School Board’s District 3 representative

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 13, 2017

Atlanta’s School Board has a new District 3 representative and she’s ready to tackle some of Atlanta Public Schools’ biggest challenges. Michelle Olympiadis beat Adzua Agyapon with 59 percent of the vote in the Dec. 5 runoff election. Olympiadis replaces Matt Westmoreland, who was elected to the Atlanta City Council. “Thank you to all the voters […]

Renderings revealed for Edgewood Court revitalization project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 12, 2017

An apartment complex at Hardee Street in Atlanta is about to get a major overhaul with an emphasis on affordable housing. Jonathan Rose Companies is currently under contract to buy the Edgewood Court property, according to a press release. The primary goal of the redevelopment is providing affordable housing. To read the full story on […]

(PHOTOS) Dec. 8, 2017 Snow Day pictures, plus other important snow-related info

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2017

This story has been updated.  It’s snowing, y’all. Decaturish asked its readers to send in pictures of the snowy weather outside and they did not disappoint. Here are the ones we have so far and we’ll update this post as we receive more. Some after school activities are cancelled at City Schools of Decatur’s 4/5 […]

National Weather Service: Snow is possible on Friday evening

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 7, 2017

The National Weather Service say there’s a chance it could snow in the Atlanta area on Friday evening. It will definitely be cold, with a low of 29 degrees. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain during the day on Friday and a 30 percent chance that evening. But will there be snow? The National […]

MARTA to make bus route changes starting Dec. 9

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart December 4, 2017

Beginning on Dec. 9, MARTA is introducing three bus routes as well as changing 32 current bus routes. According to a recent press release, “the MARTA Board of Directors adopted the route additions and adjustments to improve on-time performance and provide more direct service.” To read the full story on Atlanta Loop, click here. Subscribe […]

Decatur Police seeking suspects who broke into home in Winnona Park, Oakhurst neighborhoods

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 4, 2017

Decatur Police are asking for the public’s help locating suspects believed to be involved in recent burglaries in the Oakhurst and Winnona Park neighborhoods. “On Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at approximately 3:34 am, Decatur Police responded to a burglary in progress in the 800 block of South Candler Street,” the Police Department said in a […]

Fox, raccoon found in DeKalb County test positive for rabies

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 30, 2017

DeKalb County says a fox and raccoon picked up by Animal Services have tested positive for rabies. “On Nov. 25, a resident reported that her two dogs killed a raccoon in her yard on Crandall Court in unincorporated Decatur,” the announcement from the county says. “The next day, another resident reported that her dog killed […]

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