Posts tagged with "David Schick"

Baltimore Team ‘Slammaggedon’ takes National Poetry Slam title in Decatur

Posted by August 10, 2016

By David Schick, contributor  “The points are not the point; the point is poetry.” You’ll often hear this quote, or some rendition of it, when you attend a National Poetry Slam. Before each bout, a small blurb on the origins of the slam and what it’s all about are said into the microphone. And constant […]

National Poetry Slam comes to Atlanta, downtown Decatur

Posted by July 27, 2016

By David Schick, contributor  By this time next week, downtown Decatur will play host to a barrage of poets in town for the National Poetry Slam. From Aug. 1-6, you’ll be able to hear the sweet sounds of slam poetry just around every corner. This will be the first time that one of the most notable […]

(VIDEO) Avondale Police provide ‘active shooter preparedness’ workshop

Posted by February 26, 2016

By David Schick, contributor You’re at work, school, or even your place of worship, and an active shooter arrives on the scene—what do you do? That was the question being discussed during the “active shooter preparedness” training at First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates on Thursday evening. Cpl. Paul Conroy, department training officer for Avondale […]

(VIDEO) Decatur’s Independent Distilling Company plans grand opening of tasting room

Posted by February 15, 2016

By David Schick, contributor The locally-owned Independent Distilling Company will soon be opening its new tasting room to the public. “Even though we’ve been distilling for a few years now, we feel like this is very much the beginning for us,” Michael Anderson, president for IDC, said. IDC invited Decaturish to preview the cozy-yet-homy venue, which […]

What to do in Atlanta on New Year’s Eve

Posted by December 30, 2015

By David Schick, contributor It’s the day before New Years Eve and we still haven’t finalized our party plans either. Can’t we just do all the things, at the same time? Well, until you have the ability to clone yourself, you’ll just have to decide which event (or two) is worthy of your presence at […]

Atlanta Postmaster offers apology for mail delivery issues

Posted by December 5, 2015

By David Schick, contributor  A handful of Atlanta-area residents attended an open forum Friday night to discuss mail delivery complaints with U.S. Postal Service officials at Fire Station No. 6 off Boulevard. Among the list of complaints residents voiced were: late mail delivery, mail being delivered to the wrong address, or mail not being delivered […]

Georgia Perimeter College community garden faces uncertain future

Posted by July 23, 2015

By David Schick, contributor  With sweat beading down her forehead and dirt caked underneath her fingernails, Kayla Sims’ green thumb started growing in her school’s community garden. “I loved it so much, I decided to start the Earth Club for Decatur campus,” she said. All it took for Sims to be hooked on the botanical bliss […]

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