(SPONSORED) Specs Appeal opens on Blackmon Drive

Posted by Decaturish.com June 27, 2018
Specs Appeal, a new eye doctor’s office on Blackmon Drive in Decatur, is open for business. It is a truly the most technologically advanced eye doctor’s office in the greater Atlanta area, bringing eye care into the 21st century. Specs...

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Curry Up Now joining the Whole Foods 365 development in greater Decatur, first businesses open

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2018

Curry Up Now, a San Francisco-based fast casual restaurant serving up Indian Street Food, has confirmed it will be a tenant at North Decatur Square. The development will be anchored by a Whole Foods 365 store and the developer announced Monday that some of its shops already are open for business. Curry Up Now says […]

Decatur mom starts dance program to promote mental, physical health

Posted by Ellie Ritter September 24, 2018

When Quyionah Wingfield and her two daughters, Jaira Jazzelle and Serenity Marie, lost Wingfield’s husband to suicide in 2013, their lives changed forever.   “I was overwhelmed with life as a single parent, which caused me to experience issues with overworking and my weight, as well as my relationship with my daughters,” Wingfield said. Then, […]

West Ponce de Leon businesses to host day of live music performances

Posted by Ellie Ritter September 24, 2018

Early next month, businesses along West Ponce de Leon Ave. in Decatur will transform their patios and parking lots into performance stages, offering live music to the community during the West Ponce Music Stroll. The event is free and will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6. Eight locations will host bands at different times throughout […]

Avondale art studio to host lantern-making workshops for upcoming Lantern Parade

Posted by Ellie Ritter September 20, 2018

With the second-annual Lantern Parade in Avondale Estates taking place October 13, a local art studio in Avondale will host lantern-making workshops over the coming weeks. Chantelle Rytter, who is also part of the BeltLine, Decatur, and Sandy Springs Lantern Parades, will be leading four of five lantern making workshops at Little Tree Art Studios. At the workshops, participants […]

Meet local immigration attorney Chris Richardson at Living Your Beliefs, Sept. 24

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart September 20, 2018

On Sept. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., North Decatur Presbyterian Church is hosting, Living Your Beliefs: Leaving the Trump State Department to Represent Immigrants. Chris Richardson, former U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officer and Atlanta immigration lawyer, will be at this free event as part of the Indivisible Teach-in Series.     In November […]

Decatur’s Three Taverns brewery opening ‘Imaginarium’ in mixed-use project near the Beltline

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

Decatur’s Three Taverns brewery is opening a second location at the Atlanta Dairies mixed-use development in Reynoldstown, just off the Atlanta Beltline. The Three Taverns Imaginarium, “will focus on experimental and creative beers.”     “Set to open summer of 2019, the Imaginarium, an extension of Decatur’s Three Taverns Brewery, will be equal parts laboratory, brewery, and […]

Local attorney will appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ next month

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

Adam Francois Watkins, a local attorney, will appear on “Jeopardy!” His episode will debut on Oct. 5. Watkins lives in Druid Hills and he filmed this promo for the show: Watkins graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2006. He was a Ray Eder Scholar, Chayes Fellow, Henigson Human Rights Fellow, and Articles Editor for the Harvard […]

City of Decatur now owns 4.19 acres near Dearborn Park acquired using eminent domain

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

The city of Decatur now owns 4.19 acres near Dearborn Park that it acquired by using eminent domain. During a meeting on Nov. 6, 2017, City Commissioners voted unanimously to exercise the city’s power of eminent domain to take the property. The vote followed a number of public comments in support of the move by the […]

Decatur CoWorks hosting Dems Day Challenge

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

Decatur CoWorks is hosting a Dems Day Challenge on Sept. 22, providing an opportunity for voters to meet the candidates and others involved in Democratic politics. “Dems Day Challenge, a collaborative effort of multiple organizations, will bring state and local Democratic candidates together with voters to discuss issues and provide volunteer opportunities on Saturday, Sept. […]

Woodlands Garden to host 8th annual Fairies in the Garden, Sept. 29

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart September 20, 2018

On Sept. 29, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Woodlands Garden is hosting the 8th annual, Fairies in the Garden, located at 932 Scott Blvd in Decatur. Partnering with Skyland Trail, Fairies in the Garden is a free event, and all are invited to “hunt for the fairy homes, hands-on crafts for all ages, and the […]

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