Posts filed under "D’ish"

Editorial: Deportation Bus Tour is a new low, but voters can pump the brakes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 16, 2018

I cover a lot of assignments in this job, including political protests and campaign events. Today, I got a twofer: a campaign event that was greeted by an angry crowd of protesters. Normally a story like that would make for great copy. Conflict, any conflict, gets people’s attention. They’re fun stories to write. But I […]

Dear Decaturish – Annexation, development proposal will increase school enrollment

Posted by Decaturish.com May 14, 2018

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

The Decaturish Podcast asks, ‘Who the hell am I supposed to vote for?’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

The May 22 primaries are upon us, and with dozens of races on the ballot, many voters have questions. Who is on my ballot? What kinds of people are they? And how does someone decide how to vote for a judge, exactly? To help us wade through these questions are two of DeKalb County’s brightest […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to the Notorious Bill Torpy about Kasim Reed, bike lanes and more

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 8, 2018

Bill Torpy has lots of opinions. If you’re a regular reader of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, you’ve probably read some of them. Torpy pulls no punches. He’s a dogged contrarian who lampoons politicians and questions conventional wisdom. He recently joined Decaturish podcast, which was recorded at the Decatur Library. The music for this week’s podcast […]

Advertiser spotlight – Dementia Spotlight Foundation

Posted by Decaturish.com May 3, 2018

The Decaturish.com Advertiser Spotlight is a regular feature highlighting the businesses and organizations that support local news. If you enjoy being informed about what’s happening in your community, please support the businesses and organizations that advertise with us. They help make what we do possible. To learn more about advertising on Decaturish, contact us at […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to Nicki Salcedo, ‘The Book Whisperer’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 2, 2018

Local author and Decaturish/Atlanta Loop columnist Nicki Salcedo recently recorded an episode of the Decaturish podcast, offering her thoughts on how to become a better writer and a better reader. Music for this podcast was provided by the Bantam Breaks and the podcast was recorded at the Decatur Library. The sponsor for this week’s episode is Charter […]

Advertiser spotlight – Huntington Learning Center

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 1, 2018

The Decaturish.com Advertiser Spotlight is a regular feature highlighting the businesses and organizations that support local news. If you enjoy being informed about what’s happening in your community, please support the businesses and organizations that advertise with us. They help make what we do possible. To learn more about advertising on Decaturish, contact us at […]

The Decaturish Podcast asks, ‘What is Greenhaven?’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2018

Kathryn Rice and Isaac Finley with the Greenhaven cityhood movement joined Decaturish for this week’s podcast. They talked about the proposed city of Greenhaven in South DeKalb and also responded to some of the criticisms of their effort. Music for this week’s podcast was provided by the Bantam Breaks and the podcast was recorded at the Decatur […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks D&D, Sean Hannity, burning bridges & more with George Chidi

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 24, 2018

This week’s episode of the Decaturish Podcast features local journalist and politician George Chidi. As a local writer and advocate, Chidi knows the ins and outs of DeKalb County and the city of Atlanta. He also runs a great Dungeons and Dragons game. Please subscribe to our podcast! To subscribe to our podcast in iTunes, […]

The Decaturish Podcast sits down with LifeLine Animal Project spokesperson Karen Hirsch

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 17, 2018

This week’s episode of the Decaturish podcast features LifeLine Animal Project spokesperson Karen Hirsch. We covered a range of topics, and talked about history of the organization and ways to protect animals in DeKalb County and beyond. Music for this week’s podcast was provided by the Bitteroots and this episode was recorded at the Decatur […]

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