Forget about visions of sugar plums. Gently falling “snowflakes,” reindeer, twinkling lights, s’mores and more await visitors to this year’s Light Up Brookhaven celebration slated for Nov. 29 at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road from 6-8 p.m. The fun-filled evening, starting with a dramatic arrival by Santa, will be packed with holiday-themed activities including music, […]
Brookhaven’s $40 million parks bond appears to have been approved by voters with 60 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from DeKalb County Registration & Elections. With 12 of 12 precincts reporting, the “yes” votes tallied in at 12,352 and the “no” votes came in at 40 8,258 votes. Total votes cast came […]
A spike in robberies in Buckhead revealed to Atlanta Police hidden camp sites in the woods and creeks. Police raids emptied the camps of people, but the cleanup is taking a lot more time, and money. Continue at CBS 46
The city of Brookhaven may restrict Airbnb and similar short-term home rental services in its new zoning code. A proposed draft of the city’s zoning ordinance rewrite bans short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods and only allows them through a special land use permit process in multifamily residential properties, in certain areas of the Peachtree Overlay […]
Note from Audra: Thanks to Jeff C for letting me know that Billy lives in Dunwoody! Billy Kramer estimates he tried more than 500 different burgers across the country while traveling for his job as a sales executive. He started documenting each one on his Instagram account, @billysburgers, which now has 27,000 followers. Continue at […]
With the stroke of a federal pen, Brookhaven has acquired 30 parcels of land, totaling 14.5 acres. The properties are located on Drew Valley Road, Oostanaula Road, Burch Circle, Poplar Springs Drive, Nesbitt Drive, Bynum Road, Bynum Drive, Buford Highway, Dresden Drive and Victor Road. Read full article at MDJ Online
Arnette’s Chop Shop is a word-of-mouth kind of place. You’d have no reason to venture this far back on Apple Valley Road in Brookhaven unless you were planning to sup here. Well, you could be dropping off your pup at the doggie day care next door. Otherwise, it’s because you’re lost. Continue at The AJC
A new Cross Keys High School could be coming to Buford Highway in Brookhaven, a city official says, but DeKalb School officials are being tight-lipped about the possibility. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
City of Brookhaven pools will only be open on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) through Sept. 2, and on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sundays: 1 – 6 p.m. Labor Day: 12 noon – 6 p.m. For more information on pool hours and locations, click here.
— Officer Maria Jones worried that children in her area didn’t know the rules of street safety. Luckily, her station has created a way to teach kids how to stay safe in an interactive and educational way, through a coloring book.
The governing bodies of three of the four local municipalities have approved ordinances to allow residents to vote in November on whether or not to allow restaurants to serve alcohol 90 minutes earlier on Sundays. Continue at MDJ Online
Brookhaven Park at the corner of Peachtree Road and Osborne Road with its acres of grassy fields has, over the years, become a de facto off-leash dog park for residents and dog owners living throughout metro Atlanta. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection My new favorite place to lunch. I’m not sure why I haven’t tried this place sooner; probably because the idea of my child with selective hearing cooking her own food in a pot of boiling broth makes my eye twitch. Spoiler alert…it went really well. Hot pot is […]
July is National Parks and Recreation Month, so what better way to celebrate than to get out and run in one of the City of Brookhaven’s beautiful parks? The City’s Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its fourth annual “It Starts in the Park” 5K/1K, which will begin and end in Blackburn Park on Saturday, […]
BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — A family outing to the movies ended with some of the family members behind bars. The management of CineBistro, a movie theater located at 1004 Town Boulevard, called Brookhaven Police after seeing the parents give their children alcohol on surveillance video. Continue at 11Alive.