Posts tagged with "Lyn Menne"

No longer Abel: Special Events Coordinator parts ways with Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 16, 2015

As the special events coordinator, Katie Abel was involved in all of the city’s major events, from the Craft Beer Festival, to the Book Festival to the Decatur Beach Party. But Abel, a Decatur native who began working for the city in 2010, recently left the position, according to city officials. Assistant City Manager Lyn […]

Whole Foods, Decatur officials mum about potential Decatur store

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 7, 2015

The Atlanta Business Chronicle casually mentioned in a May 6 story that the Whole Foods grocery store chain is scouting locations around Decatur. But so far the company and the city aren’t talking about whether a new store is in the works or where it might open. Citing anonymous sources, the Business Chronicle says Whole Foods is […]

Redevelopment of Callaway Building would be subject to alcohol restrictions

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 18, 2015

Decatur’s plans for a mixed-use development at the Callaway Building have an important caveat. Currently, state law prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption within 200 yards of a school. The building, located at 120 West Trinity Place, is right behind Decatur High School. Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne told the Decatur City […]

Will Decatur’s new apartments increase traffic?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 1, 2014

There are several apartment projects in the works in Decatur. The Place on Ponce, located along West Ponce de Leon Avenue, recently started leasing the first 28 of 234 planned units. The Trinity Triangle project at East Howard and Trinity Place is expected to get underway soon. It will add 210 apartment units to the […]

Waffle House opening under Eddie’s Attic

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 19, 2014

Good news, Waffle House fans. Lyn Menne, Decatur’s Assistant City Manager in charge of Community & Economic Development, has confirmed that the late-night restaurant chain with a cult-like following is moving into downtown Decatur. “Waffle House signed a lease for the space under Eddie’s Attic several months ago,” Menne said. “They have several projects in […]

Lack of parking makes local business scoot

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 25, 2014

Twist ‘n’ Scoot has announced it will be closing its Decatur location at the end of this week and says a lack of parking is a big reason it’s leaving the city. Owner Bill Gornto told Decaturish that all operations will be moved to the company’s Midtown Atlanta location. Gornto said things were nice and […]

Decatur mistakenly issues parking tickets

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 14, 2014

There’s still a few bugs to work out in the city of Decatur’s new parking system. The city installed the new meters at the end of June. They are solar powered and monitor multiple spaces simultaneously. The system tracks parking by license plate numbers, so people who have paid to park won’t have to pay […]

Keeping pace – What’s going on at 160 Clairemont?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 10, 2014

Construction crews have been busy at the site a luxury apartment development at 160 Clairemont, across from the Fidelity Bank building in Decatur. The apartment project is being developed by Paces Properties in partnership with Trammell Crow Residential. Lyn Menne, Decatur’s Assistant City Manager in charge of Community and Economic Development, said the construction crews are […]

‘Unique market’ – Hotel company eyes Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 25, 2014

A Chattanooga, Tenn. company thinks downtown Decatur is a nice place to visit and wants to build a hotel here. Vision Hospitality Group is in negotiations to buy property at 116 Clairemont Avenue next to the Courtyard by Marriott, according to a story on Decatur Metro. Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne told Metro that the […]

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