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


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


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


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


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


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 [...]

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