July 2013


Veterans Park

Veterans Park

The Atlanta History Center is one of the most multi-faceted places to visit in the city. In May, it added an-other fascinating attraction with the official dedication of its Veterans Park at the corner of West Paces Ferry and Slaton [...]


Taste of Chamblee To Be Held On September 28


This year Taste of Chamblee, the City’s largest annual event, will be held on September 28. Plan-ning is already in the works and committee members are seeking sponsors, restaurants, and vendors. If you would like to get involved with the [...]


Brookhaven Creates Finance Corporation

Finance Corp

The Brookhaven City Council voted unanimously to create a nonprofit corporation to allow the city to enter into long-term leases.The Brookhaven Governmental Finance Corporation will be comprised of the Council members, with Mayor J. Max Davis serving as the president [...]


Artrospective – 25 Years of the Decatur Arts Festival


This Pete the Cat sketch, by local artist James Dean, was one of the concepts he offered for the poster in 2010.   The July Lunch and Learn at the DeKalb History Center will explore recent history. Join former Arts [...]


Focus And Concentration


So many children today are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder or variations of this theme. This disorder is tied with a difficulty in the child to focus and concentrate. Drugs and a change of diet are usu-ally prescribed. Perhaps what [...]


Echo Takes A Nap


The following is a story in a series about Echo the Cat, written by children’s author Jacqueline Lee.   Yawning… I think it’s time for a nap. Scooping out the house to make sure I’m all alone. Looking around cautiously, [...]


Bark in the Park

Bark Park

America’s favorite past time with Atlanta’s favorite sports team can now be enjoyed with one of our favorite members of the household! Bark in the Park returns to Turner Field on September 15 for the 15th bi-annual event where you [...]


Natural and Organic Gardening and Landscaping

Natural Organic

We have unquestionably had an impact on our environment. Nowadays, there are not as many honeybees, frogs or lightning bugs in the yard as there used to be, the mosquitoes carry some new diseases, and there are fewer bats in [...]


Popcorn Protein Mix

Popcorn Mix

For a great on-the-go snack option, try this protein-packed recipe mix of popcorn, fruit and nuts. Mix it up and divide into smaller bags for a portable energy boost after school, post-workout or for a three o’clock pick-me-up. Whatever the [...]


Onion Quiche and Peach Salsa

Onion Quiche

Sweet ‘n’ Savory Onion Quiche
 (Makes 6 to 8 servings) 5 cups yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup Canadian bacon, diced 1 cup nonfat Swiss cheese, grated 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon salt [...]

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