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“Making Africa” Offers a New Look at Modern Africa

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“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” is a wonderfully unique attraction which appeals to viewers on many levels. It is a collection of contemporary art from a very diverse continent along with the works of young designers of almost [...]

 

Some Living Nativity Scenes in Metro Hometowns

Nativity Scenes

Nativity scenes, with art that represents the birth of Jesus, are iconic at Christmastime. Essential ele-ments include shepherds, animals, the Magi or Wise Men, all crowded around a manger or barn with a fo-cus on the Holy Family: Joseph, Mary [...]

 

Christmas at Callanwolde

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There’s something essentially English about the Yuletide season with its sweets, Christmas trees, decorated fireplaces, music, dance and more. A wonderful place to celebrate this magical time of year is the annual Christmas at Callanwolde at 980 Briarcliff Rd. NE [...]

 

North Ave. in Midtown to Become Smart Road

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We’ve heard of the mind boggling technology of driverless cars, and Atlanta is one of the first cities in the U.S. to prepare for them in the future. The $3 million North Avenue Smart Corridor Project—covering a 2.3 mile stretch [...]

 

Oglethorpe Receives $50 Million Gift

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In late September as fall 2017 was underway, Oglethorpe University, the landmark campus on 4484 Peachtree in Brookhaven, made a blockbuster announcement of a $50 million bequest. It’s the largest gift ever for the University, founded in 1835. Alumnus Q. [...]

 

Bears Spotted in Gwinnett and What to Do

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This summer there began multiple sightings in Gwinnett County of black bears roaming around. It could well continue until November and the onset of cold weather when their hibernation cycles begin. Black bears in our part of the state typically [...]

 

Lionheart Theatre Wins Eight MAT Awards, “Raisin in the Sun” Nominated In All Categories

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Roswell–Lionheart Theatre Company of Norcross had a huge day at the Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre Awards (MAT), taking home eight wins for its production of “A Raisin in the Sun.” The 11th annual MAT ceremony gathered at the Roswell Cultural Arts [...]

 

Brookhaven Police Department Fourth Annual Hot-Pursuit 5K Run | Tot Trot

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The Hot Pursuit 5K Run will be held on September 9, 2017 in the City of Brookhaven. The run includes a 5K and Tot Trot. The race starts on Peachtree Road near Dresden Drive at 8:00 P.M. and promises to [...]

 

Pollinators: More Than Just Bees

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Bees are synonymous with pollination—and for good reason. Their size, shape and physical characteristics—fuzzy bodies that so effectively collect and transport pollen—make them efficient foragers. Additionally, they are conditioned to collect ample pollen to take back to their brood, a [...]

 

The Peachtree, A Mirror of American Ideals

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, the metro’s unique annual Independence Day fitness celebration since 1970, is to me a reflection of great America. I’ve completed the 10K (6.2 mile) course from Lenox Square to Piedmont Park every year since [...]

 
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