Posts tagged with "Decaturish"

Souperduper – Souper Jenny plans ‘soft opening’ on Thursday

Posted by February 12, 2014

Decaturites who’ve been salivating over the prospect of Souper Jenny should be able to get a free sample on Thursday afternoon, a day before the actual Friday opening of the restaurant at 1 West Court Square. Souper Jenny owner Jenny Levison said she plans to hold a “friends and family” opening at 5 pm Thursday. […]

My top 5 journalism jobs of 2013

Posted by December 24, 2013

This is the time of year when we’re inundated with look-back listings, such as the 10 best movies of the year and the 15 most offensive comments by reality TV stars. Here’s a highly personal list. I’ve been freelancing since August, meaning I’ve had the chance to work for a lot of different people. That […]

Lone Robber Took Cash From Family Dollar Safe

Posted by December 14, 2013

You already know from a previous post that the Family Dollar in Oakhurst was robbed Friday night. Here are the details, straight from Decatur police public information officer Jennifer Ross: On 12-13-13 at approximately 8:37 pm, Decatur Police responded to an armed robbery at Family Dollar in Oakhurst. Witnesses stated the suspect brandished a small […]

$60,000 in Beer Festival Grants Awarded

Posted by December 9, 2013

The Decatur Craft Beer Festival is one of the city’s signature events. Tickets sell out in under and hour. The good times go toward a good cause. The money raised is distributed to nonprofits that apply for grants. Last week at a meeting of the Decatur Business Association, Dave Blanchard of the Brick Store Pub […]

Decatur Restaurant News: Hello, Chipotle; Adios, Hola!

Posted by November 13, 2013

The world keeps turning, even in Decatur, where one restaurant opens and another closes. Chipotle Mexican Grill opened Wednesday in the SunTrust Building at Commerce and West Ponce and was doing a brisk business for lunch. The entrance is reached by the parking lot in back of the bank building. Decatur Metro reports that Hola! […]

Lenox Place Walkers Prepare For School Board Meeting

Posted by November 11, 2013

Parents and kids walked from their Lenox Place neighborhood to Westchester School on Monday afternoon, timing the trip to bolster their argument against a redistricting proposal that would move the children from Oakhurst Elementary to Westchester. Parents said that would increase the distance to school from three-tenths to seven-tenths of a mile to 1.2 – […]

DeKalb Cityhood Meeting Thursday in Avondale Estates

Posted by November 6, 2013

The cityhood discussion continues in DeKalb County. At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, state Rep. Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) will host an informational meeting on cityhood proposals at Avondale Estates First Baptist Church. Avondale Estates is already a municipality, of course, but the cityhood movement affects all of DeKalb County and its municipalities. Drenner said on […]

October arrest roundup

Posted by November 4, 2013

All information provided by Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross. Man contacts police after he breaks government TV A local man approached an officer on a routine traffic stop complaining a Decatur Active Living Department employee was following him. When the office asked the man why he was being followed, the man said, “I broke their […]

Woman Comes Home, Finds Burglar In Bedroom

Posted by October 24, 2013

A Decatur woman came home Wednesday night and found herself face-to-face with a burglar who struck her in the face as he ran out of the house. She wasn’t injured. Police spokeswoman Jennifer Ross provided this account of the incident, as well as information about a burglary discovered Thursday morning: On 10/23/13 at approximately 10:13 […]

Decatur Police Charge 2 Teens With Burglary

Posted by October 24, 2013

Decatur police have charged two teenagers with burglary in separate incidents in the Great Lakes neighborhood. Department spokeswoman Jennifer Ross provided this information. On Oct. 21, a 15-year-old DeKalb County male was arrested and charged with breaking into a house in the 100 block of Superior Avenue. Police said the house was entered the afternoon […]

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