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Atlanta Georgia Aquarium Georgia A-Scary-Um October 31-November 1, 2014 Kids 12 and under can receive FREE admission!* Join us this October 31 – November 2, 2014, when Georgia Aquarium transforms into Georgia A-Scary-Um, a safe and friendly environment for the whole family to have fun in costume ...
10/13/2014
When the enemy — in this case, big-city transit — seems intent on invading your neighborhood, you can bet the opposition will be out in force. That’s how it started, at least, when MARTA held an information session on a potential rail expansion north on Ga. 400. About 100 local residents packed ...
07/01/2014
ATLANTA — Plans to extend the MARTA rail line up Georgia 400 into Alpharetta are causing some concern for Sandy Springs city leaders. Currently the MARTA Red Line train stops at the North Springs station. Channel 2's Mike Petchenik has learned that MARTA wants to extend north into Alpharetta. It'...
06/18/2014
Atlanta Jazz Festival Announces Schedule In Piedmont Park For May 23-25 Atlanta, GA — “This year’s Atlanta Jazz Festival promises to be one of our best,” says Camille Russell Love, Director of the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. “We are presenting a diverse lineup of artists f...
05/22/2014
As a Realtor serving the suburbs of North Atlanta, I am confronted on a weekly basis with questions from potential home sellers; "when is the right time to downsize?"  I never seem to have a firm or standard answer to that question so I pose it to many of you: 1. When the last of your kids has ac...
03/31/2014
Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 2014 March 17th: Savannah will truly paint the town green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, a favorite holiday in Georgia’s First City. Named after Ireland’s beloved Patron Saint, St. Patrick’s Day enjoys a lively and spirited annual celebration in Savannah, ...
03/10/2014
The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the Bourbons. From here, the traditional revelry of "Boeuf Gras," or fatted calf, followed France to her colonies. On March 2, 1699, French-Canadian ex...
02/26/2014
Do all Real Estate Agents deserve their Fee?  NO they do not, and I have several examples that should help to define my answer: 1. Real Estate Agents that are NOT licensed Realtors. 2. Real Estate Agents that can't open a simple e-mail with an attachment. 3. Real Estate Agents that still use a Fa...
01/17/2014
Since I am not a native Atlantan (few are); I just couldn't get over the excitement many expressed around the Holidays to ride on a Pink Pig.  That's right, I said a Pink Pig!!!!! The Pink Pig is a children's ride that sets up shop every winter on the top of the Lenox Mall parking garage. A fun b...
12/16/2013
One of my family's most cherished traditions while living in the Boston area was to have Thanksgiving Dinner at the Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts.  The atmosphere was perfect for that American Traditional Holiday and the food was delicious.  An outstanding experience to be enjoyed by all....
11/13/2013
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