Check out the Winter/Spring 2018 Discover Dunwoody: Parks & Recreation Guidebook!

Find out about the exciting upcoming events and activities happening in the City of Dunwoody! Check out the Parks & Recreation Guidebook: Discover Dunwoody — A guide for residents and visitors listing events, Dunwoody’s parks and amenities and youth and family activities, clubs, memberships and partnerships. 

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Mike Parks is Rotarian of Year

A few years ago at the Dunwoody Arts Festival, Mike Parks walked past the Dunwoody Rotary booth and was overheard to say, “Rotary changed my life.” The Rotary membership chairman happened to be the one who heard this comment and stepped out to engage him in conversation.

Fast forward to this week: Parks was named Rotarian of the Year by the Rotary Club of Dunwoody, partly because he has worked tirelessly and successfully to bring the Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship, worth $24,000 each, to Georgia.… Read More »

Dunwoody officer helps driver pick out car seat for his child after traffic stop

DUNWOODY, Ga. – The Dunwoody Police Department is recognizing one of its officers for turning a traffic stop into a teaching moment.

Officer Jeffrey Leach stopped an SUV after noticing a child in a car without a car seat.

The officer learned the driver did not have a car seat for his youngest child, the department said in a Facebook post Saturday. … Read More »

Dunwoody approves adding $60,000 to Donald-Bannister Farm budget

The Dunwoody City Council approved adding $60,000 to the budget for renovation to the Donald-Bannister Farm at its Sept. 26 meeting. The Dunwoody Preservation Trust will pay $50,000 of that amount with the city covering the remaining $10,000. City Parks & Recreation Director Brent Walker explained to the council that the original contract awarded to […]

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Polar Ice-Shave Ice and Lemonade

Looking for the perfect summer treat? Come and find Polar Ice to get some tasty shave ice and refreshing lemonade. You can find us at all of the Dunwoody Nature Center concerts, the Dunwoody North Pool on Sundays between 2 P.M and 5 P.M in June, in front of the Kroger at at Georgetown Shopping Center, and of course the 4th of July Parade where we hope everyone will come out and celebrate with us.… Read More »

Controversy in Dunwoody – A New Austin Elementary….Dunwoody Senior Ball fields

I’m an adult so I know that there are at least “two sides to every story”.   I also realize that “everyone is entitled to their own opinion”.  

I’ve started getting lengthy emails this week from folks in our community with strong opinions about this subject.  My goal is to give people a forum to speak out about their opinion(s).  … Read More »

Dunwoody police reports: 63-year-old charged with begging; woman charged with passing a school bus

The following information was pulled from Dunwoody’s Police-2-Citizen website and is presumed to be accurate. From police reports dated May 10 through May 18 On May 10 at about 9:30 a.m., a 63-year-old man from Hogansville, Ga., was arrested and charged with begging and soliciting alms by accosting while at the 100 block of Ashford-Dunwoody […]

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City of Dunwoody purchases City Hall building on Ashford Dunwoody Rd at Valley View for 8.2 Million

Dunwoody, GA – May 5, 2016 – The City of Dunwoody agreed in principal to establish a new location for its City Hall by signing a purchase agreement for the lot and building located at 4800 Ashford Dunwoody Road.   The selection is a result of a two and a half year exploration conducted by city staff and planning consultants to determine the optimum location for the first City Hall complex completely owned by the eight year old municipality.… Read More »

Dunwoody State of City evening attracts hundreds

Hundreds of people packed the Crowne Plaza Ravinia Hotel for the seventh annual Dunwoody State of the City, this year given by Mayor Denis Shortal. “We’re a family,” Shortal said of Dunwoody’s residents, adding that he is here to serve the residents and not himself. Some key points from Shortal’s speech: • The city has […]

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DeKalb Introduces Garbage Roll Cart Resizing with Phase II Program: Dunwoody Residents Can Switch/Rightsize Garbage Roll Carts

DeKalb County’s Sanitation Division announced the implementation of Phase II of the Rolling Forward to One sanitation service change.  Phase II of the program provides residential customers in the City of Dunwoody with an opportunity to:

  1. Rightsize your green garbage roll carts — this involves switching to/from a 35-, 45-, 65- or 95-gallon green garbage roll cart.
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2 Dunwoody Restaurants Make the List for “24 Delicious Atlanta Foods that Won’t Break the Bank”

Peggy showed me this article yesterday because Village Burger and Mad Italian made the list!   I can’t decide if I should be proud or embarrassed that I’ve eaten at 15 of the 24.

Click here to read the article.

Oh, and guess what?  Since Submlime Doughnuts is on the top 24 you’ll be glad to know we’re getting one in Sandy Springs (in the Whole Foods shopping center)!… Read More »

Dunwoody Nature Center Event: Wine Tasting on the Deck: March 16th & March 30

Registration is now open for wine tastings on the Dunwoody Nature Center’s renovated porch and deck space. Join the renown Peyman Farzaneh from Alon’s Bakery for two separate wine tasting classes on the best deck in Dunwoody. The first class takes place on March 16th and features wine and cheese pairings; the second class on March 30th will pair wine and chocolate.… Read More »

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update

The City of Dunwoody is undertaking a Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan Update initiative. The plan update will examine existing recreational facilities, programs, services, conduct a comprehensive community input process, and help determine the current and future parks and recreation service levels for the community. 

Community involvement and public input will be a critical component of the master planning update process.… Read More »