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House Judiciary Committee Will Reconsider Religious Freedom Bill

Just before the House adjourned Friday afternoon for a long weekend, Judiciary Committee Chair Wendell Willard announced that his committee will meet on Monday at 10 AM, presumably to take another stab at finding common ground that 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.....

”cuz I was born a ramblin’ man’

I know what you’re thinking: “Wait … what? It’s not Friday!” And that, my friends, is where you would be wrong. You are too bound up in this official “calendar” thing. For me, Friday this week comes on Wednesday. I’m taking the next couple of days off to go rambling, so I thought I’d leave you poor working stiffs an appropriate parting gift:

Morning Reads — Congratulations Edition

Congratulations to Mercer, Emory, Columbus State, Georgia Regents, West Georgia, Emory and Dalton State (who is in the NAIA D. 1 final) for qualifying for post-season collegiate basketball tournaments. Zodiaccupuncture by Aesop Rock....Show More Summary

What’s filming now? Alvin and the Chipmunks 4, Michelle Darnell, Being Mary Jane, plus five TV pilots

I don’t mean to alarm you, but the number of famous people in Atlanta has reached a critical mass. The recent spring thaw means we’ve got productions coming out the wazoo. It’s also television pilot season, and we’ve got five shows filming in north Georgia.

A teenage driver is tired of close calls at a frustrating Dunwoody intersection. - 11Alive

Video A teenage driver is tired of close calls at a frustrating intersection that is getting some attention from the city of Dunwoody. Every day,16-year-old Lizzy Haas confronts impatient drivers on her way from home to school. A simple turn onto Peeler Road in Dunwoody is never that simple. Show More Summary

‘Blood oranges in the snow’…

Here’s a haunting, melancholy song to see us into the weekend, courtesy of the Ohio-based Over the Rhine, named for a neighborhood in Cincinnati. Enjoy …

Urban spelunking on the Unseen Underground Atlanta tour

Downtown, Atlanta’s original street level isn’t where you think it is. In fact Underground Atlanta isn’t technically underground. Enter Jeff Morrison, a local architect and history buff who has spent the better part of a decade giving free tours and sharing the city’s hidden infrastructure secrets around Five Points and the Gulch.

Morning Reads Before the Big Event

Am I referring to GSU playing in the NCAA Tournament (PP bracket challenge) or the Atlanta Bonsai Society spring show this weekend at the botanical gardens? “Hallelujah” by Ryan Adams.  Atlanta will be getting some improved roads and...Show More Summary

The Walking Dead Awards: This is the beginning

Each week, we comb through the guts of "The Walking Dead," much like a horde of hungry walkers, to bring you the episode’s best moments, surprises, and other post-apocalyptic curiosities. This week: “I Ran (So Far Away),” “Papa Don’t Preach,” and “Love Will Tear Us Apart”

Morning Reads–Thanks Obama

Has all the traffic cleared out following President Obama’s visit? “Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Things” by Of Montreal. Cong. John Lewis was on “The Daily Show”.  Claude Sitton, leading civil rights journalist and native Georgian, died on Tuesday age 89. Show More Summary

Morningside Elementary Real Estate

If you’re planning on selling a house in Morningside any time soon, you should be pleased with the chart below.  I’ve been slicing and dicing data on the area, and thought it would be interesting to share my findings:   Highlights: 1. Show More Summary

Senior Connections offers numerous services to our Dunwoody community and it is a great place to volunteer too.

Video My son Riley & I had a great time this morning assisting the Senior Connections, Meals on Wheels Program as we loaded hundreds of meals into the drivers vehicles and then we even delivered a few meals ourselves. I enjoyed discussing with Mr. Show More Summary

Save the Music

Representative Doug Collins has introduced a bill with Senator Orrin Hatch to “to apply free market principles to music licensing and ensure songwriters are fairly compensated for their work.” The “Songwriter Equity Act of 2015” would...Show More Summary

Morning Reads for March 4th

Have some quality reads. “Lo-Fi Funk” by Blueprint Georgia’s public defender system could once again be an embarrassment.  What will become of Beverly Hall’s legacy–and the APS cheating trial–now that the former superintendent died.Show More Summary

Bellwood Quarry as seen by a lonely drone

Drone Video of Bellwood Quarry on the Atlanta BeltLine - from E.T. Phoned Home on Vimeo.Have you been trying to access Bellwood Quarry, northwest Atlanta's hole-in-the-ground that will one day become the city's...Show More Summary

Dunwoody and the Great Gigabyte Oversight

Video Google recently announced the future launch of “ultra-high-speed broadband service” in nine metro Atlanta cities. But remarkably, Dunwoody was not on the list. The company’s announcement, similar to recent proclamations from AT&T, didn’t reveal much more than a future promise of gigabyte speed service. Show More Summary


Sent in by decatureducationfoundation.orgONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2015 TOUR deCATUR (on Pi Day 3.14.15) IS NOW OPEN!Once again Mizuno presents the Decatur Education Foundation Tour deCatur on 3.14.15 (aka Pi Day)! Event includes a 5k/1-mile...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Del Venicci – “Jungle Arms” (indieATL Session)

At this juncture in Del Venicci’s existence, it’s understood that there’s going to be a certain amount of artsy posturing...

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