DeKalb County School District Comprehensive Master Plan – Lauren’s notes from the Region 5 Presentation

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

DeKalb County School District presented the comprehensive master plan proposal (CMP) from a contracted third party in the first of seven regional online town hall meetings last night. Region 1’s meeting is scheduled to take place on October 26, 2021 at 6pm and the link can be found HERE.Read More »

Prep Food Junction – Literally A Hidden Gem

I was having a day that required tacos and rallied some adventurous friends to try out Let’s Taco Bout It. I dropped the address in Waze and went on my way, past that weird abandoned cylinder building at spaghetti junction, and ended on the frontage road of 85 facing the Big Green Egg building. I pulled up into what can only be described as a food hall in the form of an office park known as Prep Food Junction.… Read More »

Places to Check Out @ Lunch with Lauren

Ready for a few places to try this week? If you don’t want to cook dinner, just need a lunch out, or want to try Dunwoody’s newest bottle shop, keep reading.

Antiguo Lobo
5370 Peachtree Rd Suite A,
Chamblee, GA 30341

Open for lunch and dinner, except on Tuesdays. 

My husband and I enjoyed a nice day date at Antiguo Lobo in downtown Chamblee.… Read More »

Massive project proposed for 800 new homes in Chamblee

From the AJC

Days before a redevelopment project is discussed publicly for the first time, a developer released details about the proposal that would bring hundreds of townhomes and apartments to Chamblee.

The Chamblee Park project would transform about 31 acres near I-285 and Peachtree Road into a sprawling mixed-use complex with more than 800 residential units and up to 20,000 square feet of retail space.… Read More »

The cities of Dunwoody and Chamblee join forces for household hazardous waste recycling event

On August 24, residents of Dunwoody and Chamblee can recycle cleaning chemicals, paints, pesticides and more for free.

Dunwoody, GA – August 7, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody and City of Chamblee are partnering for a free household hazardous waste recycling event on Saturday, August 24 at Plaza Fiesta, 4166 Buford Highway Northeast. The event will run from 9 a.m.… Read More »

Sister Hazel Headlines Chamblee Summer Concert Series

The Chamblee Summer Concert Series has become a destination music series attracting more than 15,000 people a year. With 8 bands, 4 nights of great music and 1 incredible fireworks show, the Series is a gathering for all ages and has become truly one of the signature summer events in DeKalb County. Come see how #ChambleeRocks!… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren – Gu’s Kitchen

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Gu’s dumplings keep popping up in my Instagram feed, but the drive to Krog market is not in my daily schedule. BUT THEN, I see that there is a Gu’s Kitchen open on Buford Highway in Chamblee, so I drag Amanda in the rain to get some dumplings. First things first, the dumplings are delicious and totally lived up to the hype.… Read More »

Atlanta Eats will feature Chamblee’s very own Bluetop, Food Terminal, Hopstix, Old Brick Pit Barbeque and Southbound.

CHAMBLEE, GA. — You may have seen crews filming in restaurants around Chamblee the past month or so. Well, Chamblee is ready for its close up Atlanta Eats style. Join Hosts Steak Shapiro and Mara Davis as they take their very first one-city culinary tour through some of Chamblee’s best restaurants. The show, which airs Saturday, September 22 at 7 pm and again on Sunday, September, 30 at 10:30 a.m.,… Read More »