Lunch with Lauren: J’s Mini Hot Pot Deluxe

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 […]


Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst to host town hall on parks projects

Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst will host a town hall meeting Thursday, June 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 4362 Peachtree Road in Brookhaven.   This month’s town hall meeting will focus on park progress in Brookhaven.   “We have made significant progress at Murphey Candler, Georgian Hills and Skyland parks, and master […]

Brookhaven pools to open earlier three days each week

In response to multiple requests from residents, the Brookhaven City Council voted unanimously to extend the opening hours at all three municipal pools by two hours for three days a week throughout the rest of the summer season. Beginning Wednesday, June 20, Briarwood, Lynwood and Murphey Candler pools will open weekly at 10 a.m. on […]

Brookhaven seeking resident input on parks with comprehensive survey

On April 25, postcard notifications were mailed to nearly 25,000 Brookhaven addresses with instructions and unique access codes for the online survey.  The codes are needed to prevent individuals submitting of multiple surveys, which could skew the results. Residents who are unable to locate their access code can contact the Parks & Recreation Department at […]

Brookhaven approves $300,000 for Ashford Park Elementary field

The Ashford Park Elementary School Foundation will be contributing $150,000 it has raised through such popular fundraisers as the Brookhaven Bolt toward the new field.  The IGA gives the city access to the new field at the school during weekends and other non-school times for a total of 190 days a year. During these designated […]

Brookhaven kicks off 2018 Food Truck Roundup on May 2

They’re back, and tastier than ever. The popular Wednesday night community event series, the Brookhaven Food Truck Roundup, returns May 2 to Blackburn Park at 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Brookhaven. “The event was so successful last year that we are not going to take a summer break this year. Once we start on Wednesday, […]

Groundbreaking set for new Brookhaven school

The DeKalb County School District has set a ceremonial groundbreaking date for the future John R. Lewis Elementary in Brookhaven. DeKalb teachers, students, administrators and officials will gather at the site of the future school at 2630 Skyland Drive NE March 29 at 2 p.m. for the ceremony, according to a district press release.  continue […]