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Decatur Terrace Neighborhood Added To Decatur Annexation Bill

Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss has confirmed that Rep. Karla Drenner has included Decatur Terrace, a neighborhood of 147 residential parcels south of East College Avenue on Decatur’s eastern border, in her Decatur annexation bill that she introduced to the legislature on Monday. Decatur Terrace petitioned the City of Decatur back in October 2014 for inclusion […]

Colletta Italian Eatery in Avalon, Alpharetta, First Impressions

 Powered by Max Banner Ads Located in the new Avalon center, in the heart of Alpharetta, Colletta opened its doors to show us what a twist on Italian food really looks like. Chef Perez put together a menu inspired by Northern Italian cuisine and local, fresh produce. With that, he created new wave Italian cuisine which is […]

Decatur and Avondale Annexation Bills Introduced

The AJC reports… State Representative Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates, read three local annexation bills Monday, including a portion of Decatur and all of Avondale Estates. Each passed through the policy committee, and now need 9 of 16 signatures from DeKalb delegates to reach the House. In a surprise move, however, Drenner introduced the Avondale master […]

Indigo Girls announce new album release

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI It’s not as if the Indigo Girls haven’t stayed busy since their last album with various tours, solo projects, restaurants and a dozen other things. But Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are returning...

MM: Rep. Drenner to Introduce Annexation Bills, Mayor Responds to Brunch Protests, and Knausgaard in America

Rep. Drenner to introduce Decatur, Avondale, Clarkston annexation bills [Decaturish] Mayor Baskett speaks out on protests during Sunday Brunch [Decaturish] Three Taverns announces two bottle releases, and a forthcoming sour [CL] Boxcar...Show More Summary

Free pizza at Jet’s Pizza in Lawrenceville

Head over to Jet’s Pizza at 2695 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville on Saturday, Mar. 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and get a free slice of their signature Detroit-style deep dish square pizza (one per person). The first 200 customers will...Show More Summary

Kiesza talks Atlanta tour kickoff, working with Duran Duran

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Kiesza isn’t a household name yet, but thanks to the charming dance-pop hit “Hideaway” (and its even more delightful video), her recognizability quotient is on the rise. The Calgary native, 26, recently stormed.....

Saltwood Charcuterie & Bar Opens this Spring at Loews Atlanta Hotel

Saltwood Charcuterie & Bar opens in the Loews Atlanta Hotel this spring to shake up Midtown with its dynamic energy, easy-to-share fare and highly social ambiance. The new restaurant and bar are designed to encourage the casual mingling and communal dining get-togethers its Midtown neighborhood favors. Show More Summary

Religious Freedom Bill Does not Survive House Judiciary

After hours of testimony and much back and forth, an amendment offered by Representative Mike Jacobs to add anti-discrimination language passed the committee with a vote of 9-8. The bill was immediately tabled with no dissent. WhileShow More Summary

Isakson on Fox News Tonight

Sen. Johnny Isakson will appear on Brett Baier’s Special Report on Fox News tonight sometime during the 6 p.m. hour. Isakson will discuss legislation aimed at cracking down on federal employees performing union work while on the taxpayers’ time, including at the U.S. Show More Summary

Why Is Tom Ford Being Coy About Opening in Buckhead Atlanta?

Even with blazing Tom Ford posters adorning several BA walls, spokesperson won't confirm new store.

Georgia’s Transportation Problem Has A Clear Solution

Guest post from Michael Sullivan, President & CEO of the American Council of Engineering Companies in Georgia and also the Board Chair of the Georgia Transportation Alliance.  As a rule, engineers are rational, logical, problem solvers. Show More Summary

Special Session Possible Over Transportation Funding

Gov. Deal has begun warning legislators he may bring them back for a special session this summer if the legislature can’t pass what he deems and adequate transportation funding bill. The Governor says $1 billion is needed to fund transportation projects. Show More Summary

RFRA in House Judiciary (In Progress)

Update: as of @ 4:40 PM, Peach Pundit’s own Anthony Kreis is testifying on Josh McKoon’s Religious Freedom Bill, you can check it out at the link below: http://www.house.ga.gov/Streaming/en-US/Channel/gahln132 The post RFRA in House Judiciary (In Progress) appeared first on Peach Pundit.

Savannah: The Place to Be This Weekend

There’s always something to do in Savannah, but this weekend, “The Hostess City of the South” is putting on more events than ever. Here are some of my picks: Savannah Music Festival, through April 4. The largest musical arts event in Georgia, this multi-week festival offers concerts both large and small in a variety of […]

Review: Savannah Music Festival, already a rich aural feast, introduces opera into the mix

13 hours agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

The big news at the Savannah Music Festival this year is that opera has been added to the mix. SMF already has what is surely

UPDATED: Scott Boulevard is Currently Closed

UPDATE: Decatur Police doesn’t currently have an estimated time when the intersection will be reopened. Plan your commutes accordingly folks.  From DPD… Scott Boulevard is currently closed between Clairemont Avenue and Coventry Road due to a vehicle accident.  Electricity is out in the area due to a damaged pole. Map courtesy of Google Maps

Special session possible if lawmakers don't pass transportation bill, Deal says

State lawmakers have talked a lot about passing a bill to address Georgia's $1 billion transportation funding gap. Each chamber has its own proposal up for consideration.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta Tickets: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Everclear

BY SARIA CANADY If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know. Contact Saria Canady at scanady@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call the venue before driving...

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