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Planting Your Summer Herb Garden

SummerHerbs

April is the month to get started on your summer herb garden. With all the warm weather in 2017, it may even be a little late although my general rule of thumb is to plant them around April 15th. If [...]

 

Center for Puppetry Arts Extends Pete the Cat Per-formance Schedule

PeteTheCat

This world premiere for the puppet stage will now run for an additional week, April 4 – May 28!   Due to popular demand, the Center for Puppetry Arts is pleased to announce that it will extend the run of [...]

 

Your Fur Nanny, The Doggie Entrepreneur

FurNanny

Following your dreams can be scary. Working for yourself takes courage, resourcefulness and a lot of hard work. Tucker resident Lisa Peterson is an accountant-turned-pet sitter who wouldn’t trade her journey as an entrepreneur for the world. Peterson’s business, Your [...]

 

The Zoo Library Uses Hands-On Approach to Teach Conservation

ZooLibrary

The Zoo Library is a hands-on, interactive conservation program with live animals serving schools, hospitals, libraries, senior centers, child care facilities, and community outreach programs in metro Atlanta.   Local high school English teacher Holly Isserstedt and her husband Paul [...]

 

I-285: Main Street in the Metro

Interstate285

Estimates are that daily more than 2 million drivers use I-285, the busiest Interstate freeway in the ATL area. This beltway covering about 64 miles came to be known as The Perimeter. The entire completed loop opened in 1969 as [...]

 

Get Down and Dirty at 2017 Chamblee Fun Mud Run

PHOTO CREDIT: Rich von Biberstein

Registration is now open for the 2017 Chamblee Fun Mud Run taking place Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8 a.m. at Chamblee Middle School.   Celebrating its third year, the Chamblee Fun Mud Run 5K race features climbing and crawling [...]

 

Gwinnett, DeKalb were Indian Lands Sold by Lottery

IndianLands

If you reside in Gwinnett or DeKalb, then you’re on land once held by the Creek Indians. In the early history of Georgia, the British claimed land, mainly for large plantations, under authority of royal charters. But after independence when [...]

 

MARTA to Replace Rail Cars by 2026

MartaReplace

MARTA, one of the important contributors to help address gridlock in the Atlanta area, has embarked on a program to replace all of its rapid transit cars by 2026 when whey will have reached their lifespan. Concurrently, there is reinforcement [...]

 

Atlanta Screams over New Thai Ice Cream

ThaiIceCream

The latest dessert trend is rolled ice cream-the artfully made ice cream was first introduced in Thailand and has now taken the sweet tooth scene by storm.   Rolled ice cream is like the frozen slab technique of preparing ice [...]

 

Ya Lun and Xi Lun: 2016 Panda Cubs Named at Zoo Atlanta

Pandas

On September 3, 2016 Lun Lun, a 19-year old giant panda at Zoo Atlanta, gave birth to her second set of fe-male twins. Following an ancient Chinese custom, the 2016 Atlanta-born twins were to receive their symbolic names on their [...]

 
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