April 2016

 

Fantasy Fulfilled: Buckhead Treehouses

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Atlanta, known for “trees in search of a city” is becoming known for having picturesque houses away up in its heavily forested environs. Known as the Buckhead Treehouses, these castles are fascinating and, to many, ful-fill childhood fantasies of when [...]

 

How To Easily Add A Foreign Flair To Home Cooking

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International cuisine can seem intimidating to anyone who’s not a top chef.   But in reality, it’s not difficult to add a pinch of foreign flavor to your kitchen, says Blakely Trettenero, a chef, world traveler and host of Cooking [...]

 

Georgia House of Reps Adopts “Adoptable Dog” Bill

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Pet lovers in all metro communities, and indeed beyond, applaud the state legislature House of Representatives unanimous approval of a bill this past winter to make the “adoptable dog” Georgia’s official canine mascot. State lawmakers love to make such designations, [...]

 

Youth Competes in Communication Competition

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DeKalb County youth Carmen Mitchell, an eighth grader at Druid Hills Middle School, scored big in the Georgia 4-H youth development program. The District Project Achievement is one of the biggest events put on by Georgia 4-H for her way [...]

 

Create a Garden Anywhere With Straw Bales

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Add productive garden space and raise your planting bed with straw bale gardening. This technique allows gardeners to create raised bed gardens on a patio, lawn or any area with poor compacted soil. Straw bale gardening has been around for [...]

 

Southeastern Railway Museum Spring 2016

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Duluth’s hidden gem, the Southeastern Railway Museum, was designated Georgia’s Official Transportation His-tory Museum this yearby a resolution of the state legislature in 2001 and is just south of downtown Duluth. The mu-seum is home to over 90 pieces of [...]

 

Atlanta History Center Exhibit Is a Time Capsule

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Atlanta in 50 Objects, an exhibit on display through July 10, takes a time capsule approach to Atlanta’s past. Time capsules, consisting of artifacts thought to be representative of a period of time, involve highly selective choices that attempt to [...]