Posts tagged with "Oakhurst"

‘Jazz Nights’ returns to Oakhurst

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 7, 2016

This month Oakhurst will be filled with the sounds of jazz bands playing in front of the historic Scottish Rite building. Every Thursday in September is Jazz Night in Oakhurst. This week the Mace Hibbard Quartet will take the stage. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. They are free to attend, […]

Decatur public art project expanding into Oakhurst

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 31, 2016

Residents of Decatur’s Oakhurst neighborhood will be the target audience for a new series of sculptures that will be installed next month. Angie Macon with the Decatur Arts Alliance says it is the second phase of the Decatur Artway project. The first phase was a series of sculptures placed in downtown Decatur. The sculptures are […]

Sugar Moon Bake Shop closes Oakhurst store, will focus on custom orders

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 2, 2016

The Sugar Moon Bake Shop has closed its retail space in Oakhurst, but the owner says she’ll still be in the baking business. Amy Christine told Decaturish that she closed the store because it wasn’t profitable. “I essentially just reorganized the business,” she said. “I’m still providing cupcakes to the Oakhurst Market for the neighborhood […]

Decatur is now a ‘Bee City’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 21, 2016

This story has been updated.  Deborah Palmer couldn’t let it be. An Oakhurst mural painted on behalf of Bayer, a company that’s been accused of creating a pesticide that’s killed off honeybee populations, generated a buzz among people who accused the company of greenwashing its record. Bayer contends that the evidence doesn’t support claims that its pesticide […]

Video production studio opening in Oakhurst

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 25, 2016

A video production company, Trove Studio, will soon open in the historic Scottish Rite building in Oakhurst. The company’s creative director is Ben Wade said in a press release, “This isn’t work for me. This is something I love, something I’ve done for over a decade and something I’ll continue to do for several more. […]

Decatur Police arrest Oakhurst burglary suspect

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 11, 2016

Decatur Police arrested a man on April 11 after he was accused of burglarizing a home in Oakhurst. “On Monday, April 11, 2016 at approximately 11:45 am, Decatur Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 200 block of Winter Avenue,” Lt. Jennifer Ross said. “The complainant reported seeing a male trying […]

MARTA changing bus routes in Oakhurst

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 8, 2016

A reader recently noticed that some of the bus stops in Oakhurst along Oakview Road and East Lake Drive have been covered and now have a sign notifying the public that the stops will be closing soon. “Are they cutting bus service around here? The buses are usually always empty anyway, but I found this […]

Oakhurst woman says someone attacked her in her front yard

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 24, 2016

Decatur Police took a report on Wednesday evening, March 23, from a woman who said a young man tried to attack her in front of her Oakhurst home. The incident occurred on 3rd Avenue near Oakview Road. Police responded to the call at 6:04 p.m. “The victim reported she was walking across her front yard […]

A new restaurant called “Scout” will open in the old McGowan’s space this summer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 17, 2016

This story has been updated.  It’s been more than two years since McGowan’s Oakhurst Pub closed, leaving the restaurant space at the Scottish Rite property vacant. Now a new restaurant, Scout, will be taking its place. The restaurant will be owned by Chris Martha and will open sometime this summer. According to a press release, […]

Oakhurst resident speaks out against Bayer bee mural

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 22, 2016

Deborah Palmer isn’t happy about a new mural that appeared in her Oakhurst neighborhood. The mural is part of the “Feed a Bee” public service announcement and depicts happy pictures of people, flowers and, of course, bees. It’s part of an initiative by Bayer, a company that’s been accused of creating a pesticide that’s killed off […]

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