Blog Profile / Decatur Metro

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Free-For-All Friday 2/16/18

Feel free to use this post to make comments and ask questions about local issues not yet discussed here over the past week.

“Decatur Makeover” Website Relaunched as New City-Wide Traffic Resource

Is Decatur traffic an important – if potentially annoying – part of your day-to-day? Well, the city now has a resource that helps you keep up to speed on where traffic disruptions are occurring all over the city!  (Not just those big, fancy face-lifts along the railway, etc). Show More Summary

Over 400 People Turn Out For First Children’s Home Property Visioning Meeting

It’s a lot of land, especially by COD standards, so not surprisingly there are a lot of ideas on how to use it! From the Decatur Next website… Dodging rain showers throughout the afternoon, over 400 people turned out on Sunday, February...Show More Summary

At Home: Hot, Affordable Neighborhoods, Atlanta Top Market for Investment Properties & How High Will Buyers Go?

Where to Live Now in Atlanta 2018 [Atlanta Magazine] Atlanta Ranks No. 7 on Forbes List of Best Cities to Invest in Housing [Atlanta Agent Magazine] February Seasonal Gardening Calendar [Walter Reeves] Storage Tops Kitchen Uses, Owners...Show More Summary

Free-For-All Friday 2/9/18

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City Promotes From Within To Fill Key Roles

From the City’s Communications Specialist Renae Madison… Effective February 12, Russ Madison, current Revenue & Technology Director will become the Finance Director with responsibilities for leading and managing the revenue and accounting...Show More Summary

Westchester Battle of the Bands Tickets Now on Sale!

Tickets for the Friday, March 23rd Westchester Elementary “Battle of the Bands” at Avondale Towne Cinema are now on sale!  Get them HERE.  A few more details… The fundraising event, which will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Avondale...Show More Summary

Mead Road Mardi Gras is This Saturday!!

From Mead Road Mardi Gras Co-Founder Emily Berg… Mead Rd. Mardi Gras is a homegrown carnival festival and fundraiser that raises money to fund music and arts grants in the Decatur City schools. Since 2014, we’ve raised $20,000 that has bought instruments for the Renfroe and Decatur High School band programs. Show More Summary

Decatur Market Now Open on East Howard Avenue

Have you checked out the new Decatur Market on East Howard yet?   (If you’ve followed this site for a while, you probably are aware of my love of markets and grocery stores.) Looking at their Facebook feed, it seems like they’ve been in a “soft opening” mode for a few weeks, but are now … Continue reading "Decatur Market Now Open on East Howard Avenue"

Oakhurst Wine Crawl Returns on Saturday, March 3rd

Join this cute owl couple for the 17th annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl on Saturday March 3rd! Tickets are $30 in advance on FreshTix or at Oakhurst Market and $35 at the door, according to those who know such things. And as if you neededShow More Summary

At Home: February To-Dos, Georgia a Top LEED State & Good Vibes at Home

To-Dos: Your February Home Checklist [Houzz] Georgia Cracks Top 10 for LEED Projects, Besting CA & CO [Curbed] Pending Home Sales Up by 0.5 Percent in December [Inman] Younger Americans Aren’t Moving Like They Used To – What’s Changed?...Show More Summary

How Can the Methodist Children’s Home Property Best Serve the People of Decatur?

The kick-off Visioning meeting for the Methodist Children’s Home property will take place on Sunday, February 11th. But that’s just the beginning.  There are a lot of ideas to work through for this unique 77 acre property – as the video...Show More Summary

Decatur PD: Pedestrian Killed in Hit & Run on College Ave Early This Morning

From Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross… On Friday, February 2, 2018 at approximately 3:24 am,  Decatur Police responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of East College Avenue. The pedestrian was transported to a local...Show More Summary

Free-For-All Friday 2/2/18

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Children’s Home Visioning Process Begins Sunday, Feb 11th

From the City’s Renae Madison… As you may remember, in August of last year, the City of Decatur completed its purchase of the 77 acre United Methodist Children’s Home on South Columbia Drive. I am excited to announce that the time has come for the community to come together and create a vision for this property. Show More Summary

At Home: Home Sales Highest Since 2006, December Market Snapshot & Where are Americans Moving?

2017 the Best Year for Home Sales in 11 Years [Atlanta Agent Magazine] Atlanta Real Estate Market Snapshot – December 2017 [ARA] Before Atlanta Even Thinks About Winning Amazon’s HQ2, it Needs to Get Serious About Housing [Atlanta Magazine]...Show More Summary

Free-For-All Friday 1/26/18

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Decatur Schools Announce One Make Up Day

Got this note from our Elementary School this morning… Last night, the board decided to only have us make up one day.  The teacher work day on March 12th will now be a regular school day. You will have the full February break (as of today).

New Balance Store and Nail Salon Coming to Clairemont / North Druid Intersection

If you’re like us, you’ve been wondering what’s going up in Toco Hills at the intersection of Clairemont and North Druid Hills Road – where the Exxon Station used to be (see above). Well, apparently Tomorrow’s News Today gave us theShow More Summary

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Woodlawn Ave, Decatur GA (photo courtesy of Ann)

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