The Bitter and the Sweet ~ Book Giveaway from one of Audra’s Hometown Friends!

by Audra Hurston Anders for The Aha! Connection

A friend I’ve known since elementary school in Opelika, Alabama way back in the late 1970’s reached out to me last fall to let me know she had written a book!  I pre-ordered it as soon as we finished chatting and could hardly wait for the publication date to arrive in May.  … Read More »

Distillery of Modern Art Hosts Yoga & Spirits 

Stretch that weekend feeling with a yoga class at Distillery of Modern Art, an amalgamation of a distillery, gallery, event space, covered patio, and cocktail lounge that is located in the heart of Chamblee. On Sunday, June 25th beginning at 11 a.m., Cherri McCallister, owner of studio will host a traditional yoga class welcoming all skill levels at the beautiful, art-filled space.… Read More »

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Distillery of Modern Art Hosts Boudoir Burlesque

Learn the art of the tease with Boudoir Burlesque at Distillery of Modern Art on Sunday, June 25th from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Critically celebrated and award-winning teachers from The Atlanta School of Burlesque will start by walking burlesque beginners through the fundamentals of the sensual dance style. Welcoming all skill levels, Zara Estelle will teach Burlesque movements and walks, leaving participants loving their bodies and the new moves they learned.… Read More »

Master the Art of Chocolate Creation at Distillery of Modern Art

Unlock the secrets of pastry perfection at Distillery of Modern Art on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Acclaimed pastry chef Jocelyn Dubuke-Gragg, the innovator behind JARDí Chocolates, will demonstrate the art of creating a hazelnut financier with dark chocolate and orange— a delightful combination leaving taste buds craving more. Each ticket to the experience includes a specialty cocktail made with Distillery of Modern Art’s house-made spirits along with the timeless French cake, and a wealth of tips and tricks to help participants unlock their inner pastry chef.… Read More »

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MOSAIC Design + Build

MOSAIC Design + Build is owned and operated by registered Architect and licensed Builder Rick Goldstein, a long time Dunwoody resident.  MOSAIC is a small, boutique firm whose sole purpose is to improve people’s lives through meaningful, innovative and meticulously crafted home renovations.  They have built a reputation by providing an outstanding customer experience delivered through trust, care, professionalism and individual pride. … Read More »

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Camp Run-a-Mutt in Dunwoody

The award-winning Camp Run-A-Mutt™ is the premier cage free doggie daycare and boarding paradise! Our indoor/outdoor camp is beautiful (see for yourself on our Muttcams), fun, safe and supervised 24/7. Camp Run-A-Mutt™ Dunwoody features over 11000 square feet of indoor and outdoor play area for your dog to romp, play and socialize to their heart’s content!… Read More »

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Zurn Plumbing Service – 30 Years of Quality Service

If you’re looking for qualified and highly trained plumbing technicians to service your plumbing needs, then Zurn Plumbing Service is your answer! We believe that it’s our job to protect the health and safety in your home by providing plumbing technicians that can identify and provide solutions. Click here to learn how we can help you today!Read More »

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Cheers to 21 Years of The Grant Park Conservancy Summer Shade Festival

For two decades, the Grant Park Conservancy Summer Shade Festival has welcomed music, art, and event enthusiasts to close out summer during two fun-filled two days celebrating Atlanta’s oldest park. The 21st annual Summer Shade Festival will take place on Saturday, August 26, from 10 am to 10 pm, and Sunday, August 27, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.… Read More »

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Local High School Student Inspires with Buzzies for CHOA

Elizabeth McCall, a rising senior at Marist School, is organizing a fundraiser to help children with cancer or other blood disorders. She has partnered with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s (CHOA) Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorder Center to donate pain-relieving Buzzies to help children in need. Fundraising Link:  Help Donate to Give Children at CHOA Buzzies!, organized by Elizabeth McCall   Elizabeth’s passion for STEM and community has made her want to help children feel better when they get necessary injections and IVs.… Read More »

Dunwoody High Announces New Varsity Baseball Coach ~ Kyle Smith


Kyle Smith comes to us from Lambert High School, where he was a player on the 2014 State and National Championship team.  He coached there from 2018-2023 under State Champion and future Georgia Dugout Club Hallof Fame coaches Rick Howard and David Smart.  Along with coaching baseball, he coached basketball under Coach Scott Bracco (2x State champion at Dunwoody) and 2023 Region 6-7A Coach of the year, Clay Wages. … Read More »

Press Release Announcing a Proposed Property Tax Increase

The Dunwoody City Council today announces its intention to increase the 2023 property taxes it will levy this year by 1.57 percent over the rollback millage rate.

The millage rate citywide will remain at 3.040 mills, the same rate as 2022. This rate is at the cap permitted by the city’s charter. The amount of a 1.57 percent increase listed above is the calculation required by state law, taking into account the impact of reassessments described below.… Read More »