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Gwinnett, DeKalb were Indian Lands Sold by Lottery


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


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


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


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 [...]


Classy Historic Hotel in the ATL


Since 2004, the distinguished Georgian Revival building at 683 Peachtree St. NE has been known as the Atlanta Hotel Indigo, but its legacy dates back to 1925. An instant Midtown landmark, it predates the Fox Theatre across the street, which [...]


Historic Theatre Offers Fabulous Holiday Fun


The stunning Fox Theatre opened on a magical Christmas Day in 1929- and continues to be a wonderful place for entertainment and creating memories for families and friends that last forever.   Atlanta is lucky to have the Fox, which [...]


Native American Month In Atlanta


November is associated with Thanksgiving, new America and the pilgrims. However, November is also Na-tive American Heritage Month to pay tribute to the people who truly established our land. Atlanta has a few fea-tured festivals, events and spots to celebrate [...]


Students with Their Own Businesses Can Apply Now For an NFIB Scholarship


The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Foundation announced that its scholarship application for the 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards is now open through Dec. 18. High school seniors who run their own business and plan to attend [...]


School for Chefs at Northlake is Winding Down


For years I’ve been proud that Le Cordon Bleu, the world renowned network of institutes dedicated to pro-viding the highest level of culinary instruction, operated nearby on Lakeside Parkway. In 2016, Le Cordon Bleu International announced that all of its [...]


DeKalb School of Arts, Chamblee Charter High Make Newsweek Tops


In various national ratings of public high schools, two in DeKalb County consistently rise to the top. DeKalb School of the Arts in Avondale Estates and Chamblee Charter High, which both scored high in a U.S. News and World Report [...]

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