Posts filed under "Business"

Haints & Saints Halloween Parade back in Decatur, Oct. 27

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 17, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 5 p.m., the Haints & Saints Halloween Parade returns to downtown Decatur for its eighth year. The parade will include “local marching bands, tricked-out hearses, floats, classic cars,” according to a recent press release, and everyone is invited to march in it. Earlier that day, shops in Decatur will […]

The Pinewood in Decatur and the Mercury at Ponce City Market file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 15, 2018

This story has been updated.  The companies behind The Pinewood in Decatur and The Mercury at Ponce City Market have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Bankruptcy petitions were filed by both restaurants on Oct. 12. The news was first reported by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. A message was sent to the owners seeking comment. In […]

Corner Cup in greater Decatur opening second location in Tucker

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 15, 2018

Two years after it first opened on Lawrenceville Highway in greater Decatur, the Corner Cup plans to open a second location in Tucker. Owner Rich Lavery told Decaturish that the store will be located at 2380 Main Street and could be open by the end of the year. The project is currently in the county permitting phase […]

gusto! opening in North Decatur Square on Oct. 18

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 9, 2018

This story has been updated.  Local restaurant chain gusto! has set an Oct. 18 open date for its new restaurant in North Decatur Square. North Decatur Square will be anchored by a Whole Foods 365 store. The address for the greater Decatur location is 1545 Church Street, Suite 310, Decatur, GA 30033. The restaurant specializes in […]

Decatur Makers posts job opportunity for manager position

Posted by Ellie Ritter October 4, 2018

Decatur Makers, a local maker space, is currently seeking applicants for a “Makerspace Manager” job position. In the position, the manager will work part-time to assist with all aspects of managing the maker space and the organization as a whole, according to the job listing. They will help with member management, coordinating use of the space, volunteer […]

‘Imagining’ a new Memorial Drive: Traffic, affordable housing are top concerns

Posted by October 1, 2018

By Cathi Harris, contributor  Southeast Atlanta residents living and commuting along Memorial Drive didn’t need encouragement to share their ideas about how to improve the busy urban corridor. A three-day “Pop-Up Design Studio” hosted Thursday through Saturday at Alonzo A. Crim High School yielded thousands of comments on everything from pedestrian safety and improved transit access […]

So it’s come to this …

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 28, 2018

Dear Decaturish readers, All 60,000 of you. Hi. How are you doing? I’ve gotta ask you something. Do you like reading community news without having to enter a user name and remember a password? Do you like having a dedicated team of journalists who are watching your community every single day? Do you like playing […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to the Executive Director of the DeKalb Entertainment Commission

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 27, 2018

The DeKalb Entertainment Commission is responsible for promoting and supporting the entertainment industry in DeKalb County. That includes, television film and music. Shelbia Jackson, the Executive Director, joined the podcast to talk about what the Entertainment Commission does in DeKalb County and about the future of the entertainment industry in Georgia. Music for this podcast […]

Memorial Drive planners hosting public design studios, seeking input

Posted by Ellie Ritter September 26, 2018

Beginning tomorrow, Sept. 27, the planners and designers behind the Imagine Memorial LCI development program will host a series of meetings called “public design studios” to allow community members to help plan the future of the Memorial Drive corridor. Imagine Memorial is a study of the Memorial Drive corridor that’s been ongoing for since 2014. […]

Biz bits: Java Monkey has a new owner, Stein Investment Group owns Baby Kroger

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 26, 2018

Here’s a quick look at business news in our community. – Java Monkey, a Decatur staple for over 25 years, was recently sold to a new owner.  Jessica Williams, who ran the business for 12 years, sold the business to Lora De Roover, a young entrepreneur in her early 20s who has already made some big […]

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