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 […]

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival attracts large crowd

The fourth annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival attracted large crowds to Blackburn Park on March 24 where people listened to live music, checked out the expanded artists’ vendors section, watched dogs play and do tricks, stood in long lines for corn dogs and barbecue, and families played with children in a large area filled with […]

Monthly Brookhaven Community Bike Ride and Bike Safety Education

Date: Every 3rd. Sunday of the month Time: 2.00 PM Location: Meet at various locations. 1-mile loop through neighborhood on bike friendly streets, followed by 3-5 miles loop Price: Free Everyone welcome – Helmets required. Ride at your own risk.   Note: We will not ride in inclement weather or hazardous road conditions.   Date […]

Brookhaven Tree Ordinance 101

With Spring fast approaching, the City would like to remind residents of Brookhaven’s tree ordinance. A tree removal permit is required to remove any tree greater than 6 inches diameter at breast height (DBH). To determine a tree’s DBH, measure the diameter of the tree trunk at 4.5 feet from the ground. Tree removal permit […]

Six Brookhaven suspects in custody; stolen vehicle, items returned to victims

Six suspects are in custody and a stolen car and other items have been returned to victims following two separate incidents of what Brookhaven Police Chief Gary Yandura called acts of “great teamwork.” “Car break-ins are an issue across the metro Atlanta area, and the Brookhaven Police Department is committed to mitigating this problem,” Yandura […]