Posts tagged with "decatur business association"

(PHOTOS) Decatur Business Association Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by March 20, 2016

By Steve Eberhardt, contributor Dozens of families gathered on the front lawn of the First Baptist Church of Decatur to take part in the Decatur Business Association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19. The rain clouds went away and blue skies were overhead creating perfect weather for the morning. Great fun was had as […]

Biz Bits: Squash Blossom online store; Solstice and Pace23 team up

Posted by Dena Mellick October 21, 2015

In today’s Biz Bits… Squash Blossom Boutique in downtown Decatur has launched its online store. In an Instagram announcement, the clothing store said customers can now “shop our styles online from anywhere in the world.” It notes online inventory is limited, but new styles are being added daily. The store gave a shout out to its […]

Tickets to ride a giant water slide through Decatur go on sale Wednesday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 9, 2015

Tickets for this summer’s “Slide the City” event will officially go on sale Wednesday, June 10, at 9 am. Ticket holders will get to ride a 1,000 foot water slide down West Ponce de Leon Avenue on July 25. According to the city and the Slide the City website, the water slide will stretch from Clairemont to […]

Arts Festival helps market Decatur and its businesses, city officials say

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 22, 2015

The annual Decatur Arts Festival returns this weekend and while some local business owners see sales pick up, the real economic boost comes from the marketing the festival provides, city officials say. Tonight’s ArtWalk kicks off the event, which will be held Saturday, May 23 and Sunday May 24. Beth Thompson, owner of HomeGrown Decatur, […]

This week in Decatur: Easter eggs, farmers market, postcard project

Posted by March 24, 2015

There are some fun opportunities happening in and around Decatur this week. The Decatur Farmers Market is celebrating the spring return of its Wednesday market. Many of the regular vendors are returning, and there will be a chef demonstration Wednesday. It runs from 4 p.m to 7 p.m. in the front lawn of Decatur First Baptist […]

Celebrate “Car Free Day” in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 23, 2014

Decatur Active living is inviting the public to celebrate Car Free Day tomorrow. The celebration will be part of the Wednesday, Sept. 24, Blue Sky Concert on the square. Blue Sky Concerts are put on by the Decatur Business Association each Wednesday from noon to 1 pm. This week’s performer is Blake Music Group, a Soul-R&B-Jazz act. […]

‘Just great’ – Decatur State of the City (VIDEO)

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 26, 2014

Decatur Mayor Jim Baskett gave his State of the City Speech on Tuesday, March 25, and said the state of the city is “just great.” Baskett gave the speech during the Decatur Business Association meeting at the Decatur Marriott Courtyard Conference Center. Decatur’s mayor had lots of positive things to say about Decatur. The city’s financial […]

State of the city – Decatur Mayor will give update

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 24, 2014

Mayor Jim Baskett has had something to say about Decatur for awhile now. He was supposed to give the “State of the City” address on Jan. 28, but cancelled it because of severe winter weather. The speech was further delayed when a second round of snow fell in February. But he’ll finally be able to […]

Decatur Honors 2013 Hometown Heroes

Posted by December 6, 2013

The 2013 Decatur Hometown Heroes were recognized Tuesday night at a meeting of the Decatur Business Association. The City of Decatur website defines a hometown hero as “that person who works hard, often behind the scenes, to make our community a better place to live and work.” The new winners are: • Kristin Allin, for her […]

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