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Get Your Spice On in Glenwood Park
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Get Your Spice On in Glenwood Park

By Morgan Collett  Community, culture, and vision were the main reasons Festivals Jerk Chicken Grill chose to put their new restaurant in Glenwood Park. When it came to nailing down a location for their authentic Jamaican restaurant, owner Winston Ferguson, didn’t look any further after finding the perfect home for […]

Solar Eclipse Over Georgia
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Solar Eclipse Over Georgia

By Nancy Leighton The moon is moving into position for a solar eclipse on August 21. A solar eclipse takes place when the moon’s path goes between the earth and the sun so that it blocks the sun’s light from reaching the earth. In northeast Georgia the moon will completely […]

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Porch Press Pick-Up Spots

By Nancy Leighton The Porch Press is mailed out to 6,000 households in southeast Atlanta. An additional 500 copies are printed to put out in businesses and public locations for people from outside our area to pick up and read. Here is a list of those locations. East Atlanta Library […]

East Atlanta Beer Festival
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What Powers a Beer Festival?

By Carlen Hultgren Have you ever wondered what powers a beer festival? Beer would be the obvious answer. But, according to the East Atlanta Foundation (EAF), who put on the annual East Atlanta Craft Beer Festival, the third Saturday each May, it’s you, and people like you. When you buy […]

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History Along Flat Shoals Considered

By Henry Bryant Hopefully, this is the first of several articles in the coming months that delve into bits of neighborhood history that have not been published in a while. This information came from files that recently surfaced at the East Atlanta Library. The old library building at 457 Flat […]