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Eye on the Street

October 17, 2017 - 3:13pm
West Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur GA (pic courtesy of Steve)

Check Out the List of Restaurants for Tonight’s MLK Service Project Dine Out

October 17, 2017 - 9:16am
Lee Ann at Volunteer Decatur has the details on tonight’s Restaurants for Repairs Dine Out Event … Dine at participating great Decatur restaurants on October 17. A percentage of the day’s proceeds goes to the Decatur MLK Service Project, a large scale volunteer initiative to help low income Decatur seniors live safely, comfortably and affordably […]

At Home: 2018 Housing Predictions, Hipsters Market Influence & Lovin’ the Front Porch

October 15, 2017 - 11:17am
Photo by Urban Purpose Design via Houzz Housing Predictions for 2018 [Realtor Mag] Hipsters Create Hot Housing Markets [ABC] How Much Building Permits Cost and How Long They Take [Houzz] October Seasonal Gardening Calendar [Walter Reeves] New Decatur Home Designed to Fit Historic Neighborhood Style [AJC] Can You Guess Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Homes? [domino] […]

Free Advertising Thread for Porchfest Artists, Porch Hosts and Food Purveyors

October 13, 2017 - 9:30am
Many Oakhurst Porchfest porch hosts have already put chalk to sidewalk or ink to signage to promote their band for this coming Saturday’s event. Y’all rule. But we on the Porchfest organizing committee are a 21st century crowd – for better or worse – and so we also respect the sheer power of the interwebs […]

Free-For-All Friday 10/13/17

October 13, 2017 - 8:39am
Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local issues not yet discussed here over the past week.

Oakhurst Porchfest: What You Need to Know

October 12, 2017 - 9:26am
Oakhurst Porchfest is just two days away! Time to get organized, if that’s your cup o’ tea.  Here are a few essential things to know to navigate the 220(!) musical acts around the neighborhood over 7 hours this Saturday. Where/When: All OVER the Decatur neighborhood of Oakhurst on Saturday, October 14 from 12p-7p.  For all the […]

Reports: Korean BBQ Restaurant Opening In Large Vacant Arlo Retail Space

October 11, 2017 - 10:44am
I can’t be the only one who’s long wondered what would fill this unique space. Both Decaturish and the AJC are reporting that a Korean BBQ restaurant plans to open in the large vacant retail space at the corner of the Arlo. The space has some of the soaring-est ceilings in the city and large expanses of […]

Root City Plans Popup Shop in Downtown Decatur This Holiday Season

October 10, 2017 - 12:42pm
This is pretty neat. The folks at Root City – who host some super cool curated pop-up markets around Atlanta – have just announced that they’re planning on opening a temporary Pop-Up Shop in the old Art Institute space at 1 West Court House Squarenext to Souper Jenny this holiday season. Here’s the email and […]

District 1 City Commission Candidates Forum This Thursday!

October 9, 2017 - 12:31pm
Deanne sends along the info for this Thursday, Oct 12th’s District One Candidate’s Forum… City of Decatur District 1 (A) Commissioner CANDIDATES FORUM Thursday, October 12, 2017 7-8:30 PM The Church at Decatur Heights 735 Sycamore Drive Decatur, GA 30030 Hosted by the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association All City of Decatur residents are invited to […]

Free-For-All Friday 10/6/17

October 6, 2017 - 8:31am
Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local issues not yet discussed over the past week.

Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby This Saturday!

October 5, 2017 - 12:10pm
This Saturday is one of the great annual events in Decatur – the Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby!  All proceeds of this year’s Derby benefit Decatur Robotics. Raul sends along the details… Come join us on October 7th to watch Decatur’s best community-led spectator sporting event! Come see over 90 races take their turn down the […]

4th Annual Avondale Estates Tree Walk – Saturday, Oct 28th

October 3, 2017 - 12:17pm
Here’s the info… The Avondale Estates Garden Club presents the 4th Annual Avondale Tree Walk, a conservation project, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 28.  This free event includes all members of the public, including children and families. The walk takes place rain or shine. The registration area is in front of the […]

Let the Music Play: Your Oakhurst Porchfest Schedule for 2017

October 2, 2017 - 9:00am
It’s that time of year again: When Georgia’s largest organic free-range crowd-sourced music festival fills the street’s of Decatur’s Oakhurst neighborhood. And once again it’s totally free of charge thanks to the voluntary contributions of almost a thousand people. Presenting the line up for the 2017 Oakhurst Porchfest — 220 (!) individual performances on an […]

At Home: Recession Recovery Across Atlanta, October To-Dos & Open Floor Plan Backlash

October 1, 2017 - 11:47am
Photo by Brilliant! Lighting & Design via Houzz Atlanta Home Prices Nearly Back to Pre-Recession Peak [Atlanta Agent Magazine] To-Dos: Your October Home Checklist [Houzz] Existing Home Sales Can’t Catch a Break [Inman] Candler Park Tour of Homes Today: Renovated Bungalow Fits Family of Four [AJC] Here’s Why 1500 Square Feet is the Best Size […]

Free-For-All Friday 9/29/17

September 29, 2017 - 9:07am
Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local issues not yet discussed here over the past week.

Steel City Pops Opens Decatur Location This Saturday

September 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Steel City Pops has announced that their new Decatur location – and production facility – along Church Street – the first in GA – will open this Saturday, September 20th.  Here’s the release… Birmingham, AL-based artisanal pop company Steel City Pops has announced a new retail space to open at 312 Church Stree in Decatur. The […]

Turn It Up! The Oakhurst Porchfest Spotify Playlist – 2017

September 26, 2017 - 9:05am
Do you love Oakhurst Porchfest so much that you wish you could take it with you everywhere? Or maybe you’re the “lists and planning” type, who leaves nothing to chance and wishes you could to learn more about the 200+ band options available to you (an embarrassment of riches!) before you hit the pavement on […]

Drone on the Street

September 25, 2017 - 11:56am
High School/Callaway Site, Decatur GA (pic courtesy of Scott)

Free-For-All Friday 9/22/17

September 22, 2017 - 9:45am
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Pine LakeFest Is Back the Weekend of Oct 7-8

September 21, 2017 - 12:33pm
Here are all the details for the annual Pine LakeFest coming up in October.  If you’ve never been to Pine Lake, I would definitely recommend checking it out.  It’s one of the most unique neighborhoods inside outside the Perimeter… Pine LakeFest–two days of art, live music, food and family fun—is held each October, on the shores of […]