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Decatur will consider increasing garbage collection fee to offset glass recycling cost

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 6, 2016

The Decatur City Commission is considering increasing sanitation fees for residents to offset the costs of recycling glass. Under a proposal being considered at the commission’s June 6 meeting, residential collection fees would increase by $25 to $275 per year. If approved, glass recycling products would be placed in a separate container, provided by the […]

(PHOTOS) Scenes from the 2016 Rail Arts District Studio Cruise

Posted by Dena Mellick March 23, 2016

Art lovers enjoyed the Rail Arts District Studio Cruise on Saturday, Mar. 19. Trolleys took participants from studio to studio in Avondale Estates and Decatur. Event-goers got to see glass blowing, pottery throwing, and paper making to name a few. The RAD Studio Cruise shared these official photos of the event. You can see many […]

Busy weekend ahead for GDOT crews

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 4, 2016

Weather permitting, the Georgia Department of Transportation will continue work on the I-75 express lanes and on I-285. The work will require lane closures and will create delays. Here is the full list of projects, provided by GDOT: – On I-75, two northbound lanes will close between Windy Hill Road and SR 280/Delk Road from […]

(PHOTOS) Drew Charter School honors namesake

Posted by Dena Mellick March 3, 2016

Atlanta educators, local leaders, and students came together on Thursday, Feb. 25 to honor Dr. Charles R. Drew — the namesake of Atlanta’s first charter school. Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young spoke at Drew Charter School about Dr. Drew’s work as a doctor, medical researcher, and inventor. The school says Drew was “instrumental in developing […]

Asian fusion restaurant slated for Suburban Plaza

Posted by Dena Mellick February 24, 2016

This story has been updated.  By Dena Mellick, Associate editor A new Asian fusion restaurant has been added to the list of businesses moving into Decatur’s newly-renovated Suburban Plaza. Bill Stogner, Senior Vice President with Selig Enterprises, told Decaturish that the people behind Chow Bing at 3330 Piedmont Rd. in Buckhead will open CHOW’BATTA near Starbucks and […]

Dear Decaturish – Taxes will be higher in LaVista Hills than in Dunwoody, Brookhaven

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 26, 2015

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not This website won’t be making any endorsements related to any of the upcoming elections. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like […]

(PHOTOS) – Oakhurst Market gives away free ice cream

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 3, 2015

The summer is over for City Schools of Decatur students and Oakhurst Market celebrated the start of school by giving away free ice cream. The Market typically experiences an after-school rush general manager Harriet Berry said. On Monday, Aug. 3, the Market set up a tent outside the store with a freezer to offer students free scoops. […]

East Lake brings back Tour of Homes after more than 30 years

Posted by Dena Mellick July 30, 2015

East Lake is bringing back its Tour of Homes after a 30-plus year break. The last tour of homes was in 1981, and the historic East Lake Neighborhood is reviving the stalled tradition on Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd and 23rd. Organizer and East Lake resident Kate Breslin told Decaturish in an email, “The first […]

(PHOTOS) Slide the City shortened

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 25, 2015

A water main break cut the Slide the City event in Decatur short, but a few people got to make the trip down the 1,000 foot water slide on West Ponce de Leon before it closed at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 25. Decaturish photographer Travis Hudgons was there Saturday morning and took these photos before […]

(PHOTOS) – Goats used to clean up Decatur, metro Atlanta yards

Posted by Dena Mellick July 23, 2015

Watching baby goats on YouTube can be a great entertainment. More Decatur and metro Atlanta residents are watching goats live in their own yards – but it’s not just for the entertainment value. Goats are being put to work on yard clean-up duty. Decatur resident TJ Murphy said his back yard had gotten unruly, and so he contacted a […]

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