Posts filed under "Avondale Estates"

37 Main, a rock cafe, wants to open in Avondale’s Towne Cinema

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 27, 2018

Avondale Towne Cinema will be closing its doors on Dec. 15 but could soon be reopening under new management. A conditional use permit application filed with the city shows that 37 Main, a rock cafe with locations in Buford and Gainesville, wants to open its third location in the historic Avondale venue. “37 Main is […]

Avondale Towne Cinema is closing, but there’s interest in reopening the space

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 26, 2018

Avondale Estates Towne Cinema will close its doors on Dec. 15, but there’s another party interested in renting the space and operating it as a theater. In a Nov. 24 Facebook post, Towne Cinema said it had decided to call it quits after a few years of trying to make the space profitable. “Our landlords […]

Shopping on Cyber Monday? Take these steps to protect your packages from thieves

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 26, 2018

While many people will be partaking in Cyber Monday, the hassle-free alternative to getting trampled on Black Friday, they need to proceed with caution. In recent years, Decatur Police have noticed an uptick in package thefts following Cyber Monday shopping. Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross provided the following tips to keep your stuff safe this year […]

Early voting in Dec. 4 runoff election begins today, Nov. 26

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 26, 2018

Early voting for the Dec. 4 runoff election begins today, Nov. 26. If you were registered to vote in the Nov. 6 election, you are registered to vote in the runoff. The runoff election features two races: – The Secretary of State race between Republican Brad Raffensperger and Democrat John Barrow – The race for […]

Avondale Estates City Commission approves Sunday brunch bill for earlier alcohol sales

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart November 25, 2018

Avondale Estates Board of Mayor and Commissioners approved an ordinance for the Sunday brunch bill in a recent vote, extending hours to serve alcoholic beverages on Sundays. Local voters approved the Georgia brunch bill in a referendum on election day at the polls on Nov. 6. This means that from Sunday, Nov. 25, and on, […]

Avondale Towne Cinema announces it is closing

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 24, 2018

Avondale Estates Towne Cinema announced via social media that it is closing its doors. A Facebook post published on Saturday, Nov. 24, says: We have enjoyed spending the past four years getting to know all of you and being a part of your special moments. Unfortunately we will be closing our doors on 12/15. We […]

The Decautrish Podcast talks to Patrick Bryant, Avondale Estates’ new city manager

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 20, 2018

The city of Avondale Estates recently hired Patrick Bryant to be its next city manager. He previously served as the city manager in Talladega, Ala. and is succeeds previous Avondale Estates City Manager Clai Brown. Music for this podcast was provided by the The Halem Albright Band. The sponsor for this week’s episode is Charter […]

Avondale, Decatur, and Emory to hold tree lighting events

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart November 19, 2018

‘Tis the season for tree lightings, and Avondale Estates, Emory Healthcare and Decatur are each hosting events this year. The first of the three will be in Avondale on Nov. 26, held at the intersection of Clarendon Avenue and South Avondale Road. There will be caroling from the Avondale Estates First Baptist church at 6:30 […]

Editorial: There’s a runoff for Georgia Secretary of State and you need to vote in it

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 19, 2018

This story has been updated.  Now that gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has given her non-concession concession to governor-elect Brian Kemp, our attention should turn to the race to elect Kemp’s successor. But Democrats, understandably dejected by the loss, don’t seem to have the same passion for electing centrist Democrat John Barrow, who is running against […]

Holiday season nears with Small Business Saturday and local seasonal events

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart November 19, 2018

Businesses in the city of Avondale and the city of Decatur are gearing up for the holiday season. To kick it off, Small Business Saturday will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 in both cities. Starting on Nov. 24 and continuing through this holiday season, locals and visitors are encouraged to “Shop Small.” According to […]

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