Exploring new playgrounds near Dunwoody

If you have children and live in Dunwoody, odds are you have ventured to Brook Run Park a time or two. Or 40. While Brook Run offers loads of playground equipment, gazebos with picnic tables, a walking trail, and more, if you and your children are looking for some different playtime opportunities, here are a few nearby options. 

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No tax break for Dunwoody State Farm tower

 

Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there — but your tax money isn’t.

The nation’s largest property insurance company backed off its pursuit of $15 million in tax incentives to build a Dunwoody office tower that’s almost completely constructed, said spokesman Justin Tomczak in a statement Monday.

State Farm withdrew its request for a property tax break amid questions from Dunwoody’s economic development board about its necessity, since the company had already committed to consolidate offices on the 17-acre campus near Perimeter Mall. Tax incentives are usually designed to encourage businesses to relocate or expand.  Continue Reading at AJC.COM

Dunwoody Mayor Shortal talks Brook Run theater, Austin Elementary and more at town hall

Dunwoody Mayor Denis Shortal on Sept. 20 held his second town hall since being elected to the post. Some 50 people attended the town hall held in the chapel of Dunwoody Baptist Church to hear the mayor discuss everything from Brook Run theater to tax abatements to Austin Elementary School. The topic raised most often […]

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Dunwoody Home Tour: Wednesday, October 5th from 9:30am-3pm

 

The 44th annual Dunwoody Home Tour hosted by the Dunwoody Woman’s Club takes place Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. will feature four homes in Dunwoody and nearby Sandy Springs.

For tickets please visit dunwoodywomansclub.com/home-tour. Tickets for the annual tour will also be available from members of the club. In addition, the following businesses will make tickets available for the 2016 tour.

  • Blooms of Dunwoody (Dunwoody Village)
  • Consigning Women (Mount Vernon Shopping Center)
  • Face Haven  (Williamsburg at Dunwoody)
  • Harry Norman Realtors (Ashford Dunwoody Rd)
  • Southern Comforts Consignments (Mount Vernon Shopping Center)
  • Tryst (Orchard Park)
  • Under the Pecan Tree (The Shops of Dunwoody)

Many thanks to all of our 2016 Sponsors!

 

Dunwoody City Council approves spending $272,000 to bulldoze Brook Run Theater

The Dunwoody City Council voted Sept. 12 to approve a bid to demolish Brook Run Theater. Many people attending the meeting in support of saving the theater booed the vote, shouting “Shame on you!” to council members. Cost to demolish the theater, one of the last remaining buildings in the park that was once part […]

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Dunwoody cops rescue sex-trafficking victim, bust alleged pimps

The Dunwoody Police Department recently held an undercover operation at a local hotel, resulting in 15 arrests and the rescue of a sex-trafficking victim, the agency announced this week.

The sting was in cooperation with the FBI’s Metro Atlanta Child Exploitation Task Force and the DeKalb Anti-Trafficking and Exploitation. The hotel, whose name police asked to be withheld, agreed to let the authorities use it as the site of the Aug. 25 arrests.

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Listen to Friday’s game on “Wildcat Radio”

More than 20 test participants were asked to listen to a BETA test of Dunwoody Wildcat Football LIVE during last Friday’s Chamblee game.  The test was a huge success!  Fans from all over the USA including Georgia, Alabama, Montana and California listened to our big win LIVE!  Thanks to Kirk Anders for coming up with the idea so that our fans all over the globe can listen to the games!   A big thank you to Bill Caiaccio, a Dunwoody Dad and professional radio broadcaster for calling the play by play!

Kirk and Bill will be at Grady Stadium Friday night to broadcast our game against N. Atlanta LIVE on MIXLR.

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Upcoming Road Paving in Dunwoody

Paving on Chamblee Dunwoody Road began on Wednesday, August 17th from Roberts Drive to Womack Road. Paving will continue from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday for the next two weeks, weather permitting. Please use alternate routes and use caution while in the Dunwoody Village area.

The 2016 Paving program is underway with a number of streets being worked on in the coming weeks, including: Lakeside Drive, Lakebrook Court and Windwood Drive. 

Dunwoody’s 2016 budget includes funding for progress on the capital paving plan along with significant investments into sidewalk improvements which will provide new connections to a number of important amenities and character areas. For additional information please see the ‘Infrastructure Insights‘ article.

Dunwoody Planning Commission attempts to revive Perimeter Park

The Dunwoody Planning Commission approved Aug. 9 a rezoning request for Transwestern to build a 16-story office tower on an unused corner of the Perimeter Mall parking lot adjacent to the Dunwoody MARTA station at the intersection of Hammond Drive and Perimeter Center Parkway. The plan will now go before the City Council in September. […]

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Chamblee-Dunwoody Road Paving- Traffic Will Be Impacted!

Dunwoody now paving Chamblee-Dunwoody Road

Paving began on Chamblee-Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody on Thursday, August 18th and will continue for the next two weeks, weather permitting. The paving will take place between Roberts Drive and Womack Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Motorists are urged to use caution.    

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