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… 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. … Read More »
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… Read More »
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 »
— 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.