Two months after approving tax hikes for park upgrades, Brookhaven residents could soon see changes. At a city council meeting Tuesday, officials approved a $201, 226 contract with Ed Castro Landscape for invasive plant removal throughout…Read more www.ajc.com
NCG Cinemas plans to open a new movie theater in Brookhaven’s Northeast Plaza in 2019. The “new” theater will actually occupy a space previously home to a 12 screen theater, but the suite was later a dance hall before sitting vacant for the past several years. Continue at Tomorrow’s News Today
Married on a frozen Colorado lake at the start of 2018, Zach and Jenny Sabo wanted their new home to capture their wondrous spirit and provide conveniences while living in Atlanta.
“This place is perfect for us right now, largely for the location,” Zach said. Continue at The AJC
Taylor & Mathis Inc. recently submitted plans with more details and new imagery of the project, which would redevelop Brookhaven City Hall. Continue reading at The Atlanta Business Chronicle
Grindhouse Killer Burgers plans to open in early 2020 on Apple Valley Road near Dresden Drive Continue at Eater Atlanta
Want to sign the kiddos up for T-ball, basketball or cheerleading? Have any budding gymnasts, tennis stars, or artists in your household? Interested in taking a salsa dance class?
Check out the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation’s Spring 2019 Activity Guide to find out how to sign up for these programs and more.
Tis the season…to help those less fortunate. Once again, residents can drop off donations for Toys for Tots through Dec. 14 at City of Brookhaven facilities, including City Hall, the Brookhaven Police Department, and Lynwood and Briarwood recreation centers.
New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at any of the four facilities between the hours of 8:30 a.m.… Read More »
Airbnb banned in city where co-founder’s dad is on City Council: Not even having your father sitting on the Brookhaven City Council will keep your multibillion-dollar business from being outlawed. Joe Gebbia Jr., a co-founder and chief product officer of short-term rental behemoth Airbnb, faced that reality this week. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
Brookhaven zoning changes limit Airbnbs: The Brookhaven City Council approved an overhaul of the city’s zoning laws, including new affordable housing incentives and a ban on renting out single-family homes to vacationers.That change will affect homeowners who lease their property for 30 days or less at a time through short-term rental services like Airbnb or VRBO.… Read More »
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, games, crafts, and giveaways leading up to lighting of the City’s Hanukkah decorations and dazzling new 40’ Christmas tree.… Read More »
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 in at 20,610.
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 and the proposed new mixed-use districts.… Read More »
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.
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… Read More »