February 2014


Tips for Cold Weather


With severe winter weather approaching, DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May along with DeKalb Emergency Management   Agency (DEMA) officials are offering tips for getting through the weather safely:   Outside: Dress appropriately for cold weather conditions by layering clothing. [...]


Valentine’s Day Celebration at the Atlanta Botanical Garden


Romance will bloom at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Feb. 14 at 7-11 p.m. Enjoy an elegant eve-ning of cocktails, dancing, scrumptious desserts and live entertainment at the most romantic spot in Atlanta. Fragrant orchids form the perfect setting for [...]


Valentine’s Day 1914


Love can be a cruel thing at times and this was accepted as an integral part of Valentine’s Day in Old Atlanta. It may seem strange in the modern era when the day can be almost sickeningly sweet and sentimental, [...]


Celebrating our Presidents, 1914 style


We often think of February as the month to celebrate the births of two of the nation’s greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. That hasn’t always been the case in Atlanta. In 1914, the presi-dent who had steered the [...]


Six Winter Chores for Healthier Spring Trees


The tree-filled landscapes of winter can be mistakenly thought to be asleep. Wintering trees are not sleeping; they are simply still, counting the days until spring. Only then will it be apparent whether the tree has saved enough resources to [...]

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