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Free-For-All Friday 11/17/17

November 17, 2017 - 9:55am
Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local issues not yet discussed here over the past week.

Eye on the Street

November 15, 2017 - 1:43pm
Near FAVE, Oakhurst, Decatur GA (photo courtesy of Chris)

Which 3-5 School Will You Be Closer To?

November 13, 2017 - 12:11pm
A commenter pointed out a link to a cool presentation from Cooperative Strategies regarding the upcoming CSD redistricting that provides some interesting maps and CSD school enrollment projections for us to ponder. We’ve seen versions of many of these maps and tables before, but I thought the “Closest School Analysis” for the 3-5 schools, featured above, […]

Dine Out at 5 Decatur Restaurants Next Tuesday To Help Fund Type 1 Diabetes Research

November 10, 2017 - 10:22am
Kelly writes in with the details… Next Tuesday, World Diabetes Day, five Decatur restaurants are joining the fight against Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), a non-curable, autoimmune disease in which the pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone necessary to converting food into energy the body needs. Leon’s, The Brick Store, No. 246, The Imperial and Sushi […]

Free-For-All Friday 11/10/17

November 10, 2017 - 7:13am
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Eye on the Street

November 8, 2017 - 10:44am
Ansley Street, Oakhurst, Decatur GA (pic courtesy of Nancy)

Election Day Open Thread

November 7, 2017 - 8:55am
It’s Election Day, and you know what that means…open thread on a Tuesday!! Are there lines at the polls?  Any issues at the precincts?  Any last minute concerns about the ballot? etc, etc… If you don’t know where you need to vote, you can access the State’s voter webpage to pull up the address of your assigned precinct. […]

Really Good News! West Courthouse Square Building Getting Upgrades; Needs New Nickname

November 6, 2017 - 12:46pm
From the brand new issue of the Decatur Focus… One of the biggest announcements is that Pope & Land recently purchased the 1972 glass office building adjacent to the Old Courthouse on the Square. The purchase includes the parking deck behind the building and the retail/commercial spaces below it. Pope & Land is a local […]

At Home: Multifamily Fits Boomers & Millennials, 2017 Buyer/Seller Snapshots & Amazon’s HQ2 Affect on Atlanta Rents

November 5, 2017 - 8:56am
Millennials vs. Boomers: Tailoring Multifamily Homes to Today’s Twin Targets [Huffington Post] The 2017 Buyer and Seller: Who Are They? [Atlanta Agent Magazine] November Seasonal Gardening Calendar [Walter Reeves] These are the Best Places to Buy a Newly Constructed Home in America [domino] In Midtown Atlanta, Before-and-After Images Show the Difference Three Years has Made […]

Free-For-All Friday 11/3/17

November 3, 2017 - 7:59am
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Rock 4 Relief Benefit Concert Tonight at Avondale Towne Cinema!

November 2, 2017 - 10:12am
Sean sends along the details about tonight’s benefit concert Rock 4 Relief at Avondale Town Cinema.  Tickets HERE!  In the last 2 months, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have destroyed many homes and uprooted many families in Greater Houston, Florida & Puerto Rico.   As with many catastrophic events of this nature, there is an immediate […]

Decatur Book Festival Program Director To Become Interim Executive Director

October 31, 2017 - 12:39pm
From the DBF… The AJC Decatur Book Festival (DBF) Board has named Julie Wilson as the AJC Decatur Book Festival Interim Executive Director for 2018. Wilson has served as Program Director since 2015, where she managed the selection of more than 300 authors annually and worked hand-in-hand with outgoing Executive Director Daren Wang. Wilson will […]

Eye on the Street

October 30, 2017 - 10:26am
Second Avenue, Decatur GA (pic submitted by Ann)

At Home: Emerging Trends Shaping Real Estate, September Market Snapshot & Pending Home Sales Flatten

October 29, 2017 - 8:08am
The 10 Top Emerging Trends that will Shape Real Estate in 2018 [Curbed] Atlanta Real Estate Market Snapshot – September 2017 [ARA] Home Values are Growing More Rapidly in Atlanta than in the Nation as a Whole [ABC] Renovating a Rental with the Future in Mind [NYT] Single-Family Rental Investors Should Look to Atlanta [Atlanta […]

Free-For-All Friday 10/27/17

October 27, 2017 - 9:58am
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Watch the Decatur District 1 Candidates Forum Online!

October 26, 2017 - 1:21pm
Here’s the full video from the District 1 Candidates Forum on October 12th, courtesy of the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association.

Westchester Battle of the Bands – Call for Bands!

October 24, 2017 - 12:49pm
Kelly sends along the call for bands for the 3rd annual Westchester Battle of the Bands… Does Your Band Rock? Westchester Elementary School is holding its official Call for Bands Oct. 31-Nov. 18 for its third annual Battle of the Bands. The event, which features celebrity judges and local bands that battle it out for […]

Your Favorite Sushi Restaurants in Atlanta

October 23, 2017 - 11:31am
Love me some sushi, but would like some new options.  Whatcha got? Photo courtesy of Brush Sushi Izakaya 

DeKalb Hazardous Waste Recycling This Saturday

October 20, 2017 - 1:24pm
The DeKalb County Sanitation Division is hosting its biannual household hazardous waste recycling event this Saturday, Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. – noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur. If you’re a DeKalb County resident, dead on over and recycle aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light […]