Posts filed under "Food"

Report shows Wild Heaven owner waited to give name of man accused of assaulting employee

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 3, 2018

This story has been updated. A report released by the Avondale Estates Police department shows that the owner of Wild Heaven Brewery was initially unsure of whether he should provide a bartender with the name of a man accused sexually assaulting the employee. Decaturish received a copy of the report via an open records request. […]

Second annual Low Country Food Festival this Sunday, May 6, in Decatur

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart April 30, 2018

Get ready for the second annual Little City Low Country Food Festival is happening this Sunday, May 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Decatur. The event is welcome to all ages. Tickets are $30 ahead of time and $35 at the door. There will be live music and endless lowcountry food from local restaurants […]

Wild Heaven, bartender file police report after bartender alleges sexual assault

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 29, 2018

A bartender at the Wild Heaven brewery alleges he was sexually assaulted by a customer on Saturday and that the brewery’s management has been slow to respond. Nick Purdy, one of the owners, said the company filed a police report and will ban the customer from the premises. The employee, Dedrick Flynn, said he has […]

Sign up for the daily email to win two free tickets to the Rockin Road Trip

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 27, 2018

If you’re 21 years old, like listening to music and drinking beer, we’ve got an offer for you. Rockin Road Trip, Decatur’s Rock and Roll Party Bus, is offering two free tickets to people who subscribe to the daily Decaturish email. The Rockin Road Trip is a party bus that travels to different breweries around […]

Goodbye, North DeKalb Mall. Hello, Decatur Landing: Meeting offers new details about Costco mixed-use project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 26, 2018

This story has been updated.  The first public meeting about plans to redevelop North DeKalb Mall held on Thursday night drew about 300 people to the empty Ross Dress for less store, one of many tenants that have vacated the mall over the years. A new anchor tenant, Costco, wants to move in, and the […]

County commissioner has questions ahead of meeting about North DeKalb Mall project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 25, 2018

A plan to tear down and rebuild North DeKalb Mall will be the topic of a community meeting on April 26. Fittingly, the meeting is being held in the former Ross Dress for Less space, one of many tenants to leave the struggling mall over the years. The redevelopment will include a Costco, 450 multifamily units, […]

Starbucks stores to close the afternoon of May 29 for racial-bias education

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 18, 2018

Starbucks has announced that it will close 8,000 company-owned stores on the afternoon of May 29 for “racial-bias education.” The closure is a response to the recent arrest of two black men sitting at a Starbucks in Philadelphia. They had not bought anything and were meeting someone at the store. The arrests prompted calls for […]

Decatur Commission to consider developer’s rezoning request for properties in annexation petition

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 16, 2018

The Decatur City Commission at its April 16 meeting will consider a request for rezoning and an annexation petition for properties slated for a mixed use development. The city’s Planning Commission already recommended denying the rezoning request from Alliance Realty Services for the 11 parcels on east Ponce de Leon Avenue and Grove Place. That prompted […]

So what’s up with that plywood over the window of The Stratford Pub in Avondale?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 13, 2018

A reader contacted Decaturish with a question about the big piece of plywood where a window should be on the outside of Avondale Estates’ Stratford Pub. The restaurant, which opened in the former Pallookaville space, covered the shattered window with the plywood and wrote, “Yes we are open!” on it. The restaurant’s owner, James Maggard, […]

Taqueria del Sol owner Eddie Hernandez featured in the New York Times

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 10, 2018

Eddie Hernandez, the proprietor of the Taqueria del Sol restaurants, is the co-author of a new cookbook called, “Turnip Greens & Tortillas: A Mexican Chef Spices Up the Southern Kitchen.” The book was recently featured in the New York Times and is coauthored by Susan Puckett. The book’s synopsis says, “Eddie never hesitates to break with purists […]

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