Posts filed under "Avondale Estates"

Editor’s housekeeping note: Taking a week (?) off to clean this house

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 22, 2018

I would love to tell you that I’m taking a week off of work to do something I actually wanted to do. But I’d be lying. I’m actually taking the next week (hopefully not that long) off to do something I have neglected for about three years: cleaning the ever-loving crap out of this house. […]

Report: Greek restaurant headed to Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 19, 2018

Kafenio, an all-day Greek Restaurant, will be opening a location in Avondale Estates, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The owner is John “Johnny” Gianoulidis. The anticipated open date is 2019. “The new restaurant will open in the street level retail of the new Willis apartment complex on East College Avenue at its intersection with Sams Crossing,” Tomorrow’s News […]

Dear Decaturish – Meeting attendance is not a straw poll

Posted by Decaturish.com July 18, 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 […]

Local education nonprofit offering free computer science workshop for middle schoolers

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 17, 2018

Mind Bubble, a local nonprofit offering tutoring, educational workshops and games for students, will host its free monthly workshop on July 28. Titled “Mathematical Problem-Solving the Computer Age: Approaches to Deadlock and Routing,” the workshop will introduce students to key computer science concepts like deadlock and the routing strategies that help to avoid it. During […]

Biz Bits: Community space focused on mental health, North DeKalb Mall update, mural at Subrban Plaza

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 13, 2018

This story has been updated.  Some business news and notes from around Decatur and metro Atlanta: – A new community center for mental and physical health support, Gathered and Grounded, is offering community talks and services for local youth seeking help with emotional needs, socialization, creativity, academics and more. According to a Gathered and Grounded press […]

Packed house for Ryan Gainey film prompts encore showing of ‘The Well Placed Weed’ at Towne Cinema

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 12, 2018

The July 12 local screening of “The Well Placed Weed,” a film about the late gardener Ryan Gainey, was a huge hit. Before the doors opened at 6:30 p.m.  there was a line around the block and by the time the movie started, people had to be turned away. That was partially due to a […]

DeKalb County State Court to host distracted driving program July 12

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 11, 2018

State Court Judge Kiesha R. Storey will host the Summer Teen Victim Impact Program (TVIP) presentation on Thursday, July 12, according to a county press release. The TVIP presentations take place quarterly for teen and young adult drivers charged with offenses including high speeding tickets, texting while driving or causing an accident by violating the rules […]

Dear Decaturish – More responses to Wild Heaven owner’s letter about Alexan Gateway project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 9, 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 […]

Towne Cinema showing Ryan Gainey film on July 12

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 9, 2018

A film about the life and work of gardener Ryan Gainey will be showing at a venue much closer to his old Decatur home. Avondale Estates’ Towne Cinema has agreed to show “The Well Placed Weed” on July 12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the film starts at 7. Tickets cost $7 and the […]

Dear Decaturish – A response to Wild Heaven owner’s letter about the Alexan Gateway project

Posted by Decaturish.com July 6, 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 […]

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