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Oakland Cemetery Winter Tour Schedule

By Thornton Kennedy Now that the shorter, colder days are upon us, Historic Oakland Foundation is offering two weekend tours Saturdays at 2:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm through mid-March. Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland walks visitors through the period gardens, history, customs, architecture, and art that give Oakland its distinctive […]

Carol Fisk Leaves for London
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Carol Fisk Leaves for London

 By Nancy Leighton After spending more than half her life spent in the United States, Carol Fisk has returned to England and her family’s home in North London. On October 18, as the last really hot days of summer were coming to a close, Carol packed up the last of […]

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FitWit Fitness Camp Announces 2012 Contest

By Michelle Woods Premier Atlanta fitness boot camp FitWit has announced a new contest. One grand-prize winner will receive four consecutive FitWit camps for free ($1000+ value). Additionally, there will be a runner-up prize of one free camp to each of FitWit’s three locations: Grant Park, Decatur, and Midtown. Entering […]

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The Grant Park Recreation Center

By Talis Spalvins The Grant Park Recreation Center is now open to the public. Come out and see the renovated facility, and check out the exciting programs! They offer opportunities for exercise, academic enhancement, character and leadership development, skill development, and top-notch youth and adult sports leagues. If you have […]

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Dance 411 Holds Community Car Wash

By Jean Hallman Dance 411 Studios hosted its first annual community car wash in September. The car wash brought together families and individuals from all over East Atlanta while boosting camaraderie among the 411 staff. Proceeds benefited the Kid’s Dance 411 Program. Highlights of the day included kids’ activities from […]

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Australian Bakery to Close

By Nancy Leighton Kangaroos outfitted in red halters bounce out ahead of Santa Claus in a painting on the windows of the Australian Bakery in the East Atlanta Village. Inside are delicious Australian baked goods that Australians and Americans love to eat, but can only be found in a few […]