Dunwoody Residents: Are you paying attention? Overlay Concerns, School Overcrowding, Transportation

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Adrienne Duncan, the current Dunwoody Homeowner’s Association President, and I had coffee a few weeks ago and she encouraged me to attend a DHA meeting.    I think she was surprised that I’ve NEVER been to one.  I decided to take her up on the invitation and attend the 2/9 meeting.  … Read More »

Dunwoody – Your Holiday Haven Destination!

 Get ready for a month-long retreat of holiday happenings in Dunwoody, Georgia…Your Holiday Haven destination. To celebrate the season, local Dunwoody hotels and businesses have created a sleigh full of holiday events and activities. From Christmas cocktail concocting to holiday movie showings and Santa visits, each member of the family can choose one of the many crafted events to call their own.… Read More »

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Dunwoody Village Master Plan Update 2019 + Survey for YOUR Opinions!

Dunwoody Village Master Plan Update

A community open house was held on November 16, 2019, at Vintage Pizzeria to share details of the 2019 Dunwoody Village Master Plan Update. The open house was led by TSW, the Atlanta-based planning firm hired by the city to review and rewrite zoning regulations for the Dunwoody Village. The update considered connectivity, public spaces and the character of future development in preparation for future zoning changes in the Dunwoody Village. … Read More »

City to hold open house to share Dunwoody Village Master Plan update

The master plan update includes input from stakeholders who took part in walking tours and a public workshop in June.

 

Dunwoody, GA – November 7, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody will hold an open house to share updates to the Dunwoody Village Master Plan, which spells out zoning requirements for the area. The public is invited to drop in anytime between 2 and 4 p.m.… Read More »

City of Dunwoody adds enhancements to pedestrian safety network

After completing a new stretch of sidewalk, Dunwoody Public Works is adding two new pedestrian refuge islands to busy roads.

 

Dunwoody, GA – October 29, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody is adding enhancements to its pedestrian safety network with a sidewalk extension and two crosswalks with new pedestrian refuge islands.

 

“The crosswalk work will begin in the next 10 days, weather permitting,” said Dunwoody Public Works Director Michael Smith.… Read More »

See and Be Seen on Halloween

The See & Be Seen campaign is back! This campaign provides a safety tool to make children more visible the night of Halloween while trick-or-treating. Dunwoody Police Department hopes to bring children’s pedestrian safety to “light” by handing out flyers and special flashing reflectors which kids can clip onto a belt loop, a book bag or a costume to increase their visibility at night. … Read More »

CAC to Open Branch Office in Dunwoody

(Sandy Springs, GA) — The Community Assistance Center (CAC) announces the opening of a new branch office in Dunwoody, GA. The office will be located at 5 Dunwoody Park #113, Dunwoody GA 30338 and is expected to open in November 2019. 

 

CAC provides basic needs to prevent homelessness and hunger and promotes self-sufficiency. CAC’s new Dunwoody branch office will offer access to families who live in that area, particularly those with no car, to CAC services. … Read More »

HOBNOB with the Political Candidates!

HobNob with the best of them!  Attend an election year extravaganza, powered by the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber where businesses, citizens and candidates for political office will mix and mingle over appetizers and drinks at Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter, just in time for the 2019 Election.  

Date and Time

Thursday, October 3
5:30-7:00pm Open Session

Location

Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter
111 Perimeter Center West 
Atlanta, GA 30346

111 Perimeter Center West Dunwoody GA 30346

Fees/Administration

Advanced Registration:

Member – $10
Prospective Member – $10

*Advanced registration is encouraged, but walk-ins will be permitted at a cost of $15.00.… Read More »

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City of Dunwoody introduces new mobile app

The official City of Dunwoody mobile app makes it easy to pay tickets, report issues and stay informed.

Dunwoody, GA – September 17, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody is introducing a new tool to give residents, businesses and visitors a direct connection to City Hall. The official City of Dunwoody mobile app provides easy access to city news, upcoming events, contact information and more.… Read More »

City of Dunwoody hosts the 3rd annual Wine Stroll at Pernoshal Park

This ticketed event gives guests a chance to sample wine, beer and bites from popular Dunwoody establishments.

The City of Dunwoody Parks & Recreation Department will hold the 3rd annual Wine Stroll from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 21 at Pernoshal Park, 4575 N. Shallowford Road. Guests can buy a $25 wristband in advance online or at the event to sample wine, beer and bites from popular Dunwoody restaurants and bars.… Read More »

City of Dunwoody Unveils Traffic Control Center (video link included)

Dunwoody’s new Traffic Control Center allows engineers to monitor and adjust signals to improve traffic flow.

Dunwoody, GA – September 5, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody’s new Traffic Control Center at Dunwoody City Hall is fully operational and connected to all 60 traffic signals within the city limits. “Now we’re able to communicate with and adjust remotely all the signals in the city,” said Dunwoody Public Works Director Michael Smith.… Read More »

Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber Hosts 2nd Annual Perimeter Transportation Summit

The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host its second annual Perimeter Transportation Summit on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The summit will be held at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse at 236 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30346.

The summit will focus on the Metro Atlanta area’s current and future transportation projects, how these projects will improve our commute, infrastructure, etc.,… Read More »

Quarterly Update: Perimeter Dunwoody Market Prepares for New Neighbors

City of Dunwoody releases information on forthcoming businesses, developments and more

 The Perimeter Dunwoody Market – at the intersection of Atlanta’s 400 and 285 – is on the leading edge of the city’s development from urban and suburban amenities to crucial connectivity in terms of transportation, land mass and more. With more than 10 million square feet of office space – 8.5… 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 »

Did you know you aren’t supposed to park within 30 feet of a stop sign ?

By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection   Did you know you aren’t supposed to park within 30 feet of a stop sign ? I learned this (among other things) Wednesday night at a safety/traffic/parking meeting that the Dunwoody Police held with my neighborhood. When I was walking my dog this morning I noticed one of my favorite teenagers parked well within 30 feet of a very hectic stop sign in my neighborhood.… Read More »