Peach Pass

Note from Audra:

If you ever drive North on I-75 you need a Peach Pass.  My friend Carol drove 5 DHS Varsity Baseball Moms to a game at North Cobb High School on Friday afternoon and we zoomed over the new Peach Pass ramps in record time.  We all joked about feeling as if we were on a roller coaster and waved at the cars in thick traffic down below us headed in the same direction.… Read More »

City announces 2019 Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

The City of Brookhaven announces the return of the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival. The music and arts extravaganza takes place at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, on Saturday and Sunday, March 30-31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.

In addition to an all-star music lineup, the festival will also bring back perennial favorites such as the Arts & Crafts Market, Classic Car Show, Pet World, Kidz Zone and food trucks.… Read More »

SCOFFLAW BEER DINNER at Marlow’s Tavern Dunwoody

Marlow’s Tavern – Dunwoody

February 21, 2019 | 6:30pm

$40 per person | 770-559-7528 for reservations

First Plate Grilled Octopus Salad

Micro Greens, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes & Peppers, Lima Beans, Garlic Yogurt, Chili Vinaigrette

Hooligan IPA, ABV 7.0%

Second Plate Deconstructed Deviled Eggs

Candied Pork Belly, Whipped Sriracha Egg Yolks,

Egg White Wafer, Scotch Bonnet Peach Jam

Double Jeopardy Imperial IPA, ABV 10.50%

Third Plate Braised Ox Tails

Slow Braised and Fork Tender, Crispy Polenta Cake, Butter Beans, English Peas

Sneaky Wheat IPA, ABV 8.50%

Sweet Plate Tennessee Whiskey Cake

Whiskey Infused Pound Cake, Vanilla Bean Crème Fresh, Candied Pecans

Interrogation English Milk Stout, ABV 6.80%… Read More »

Chick-fil-A offering free breakfast entrée this week

Chick-fil-A restaurants in metro Atlanta will offer a free breakfast entrée to guests who create or log in to their Chick-fil-A account with the Chick-fil-A One app or online Monday through Saturday. Guests can redeem their choice of a Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit, Chick-n-Minis (four-count), Hash Brown Scramble Bowl or Egg White Grill at any participating metro Atlanta Chick-fil-A restaurant. … Read More »

College Admission & Aid Secrets Revealed

Edison Prep was honored to be asked to speak on a national financial advice podcast called ChooseFI; the episode was just released today! We covered how with a little advance planning, students who earn good grades, take rigorous classes, and earn top test scores can help cut or eliminate the costs of college. Costs are over 228% as high as when we attended college, so focusing not just on admission but affordability is key!… Read More »

Amicalola State Park to Springer Mountain, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

Although it is about an hour and a half from Atlanta, the spectacular Amicalola Falls at Amicalola State Park make the drive, and the hike, time well spent. If you choose to climb the stairs, a series of steps and decks lead one mile (1.6 km) to the top of the falls. From here, you can hike another 7.5 miles (12 km) to reach Springer Mountain Trailhead on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest which is the end, or the beginning, of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. … Read More »

Ever After at the Alliance Theatre – Through February 17!

Submitted by Peggy Smith, The Aha! Connection

Lauren and I had the opportunity to take our daughters (ages 9) to see Ever After at the Alliance Theatre this past weekend.  This is the first performance to christen the newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage and did not disappoint.  Seating was comfortable and the space was open, bright and filled with many families. … Read More »

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Dunwoody Wildcat Theatre presents Once Upon a Mattress

Dunwoody Wildcat Theatre presents Once Upon a Mattress

March 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7p and March 3 and 10 at 2p

Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. It opened off-Broadway in May 1959, and then moved to Broadway.… Read More »

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VanderDash is on March 16, 2019!

The VanderDash is Vanderlyn’s signature community spirit-building family event. Through the VanderDash, Vanderlyn’s community and the broader community come together to celebrate our local school with a fun, fitness-focused morning. The Vanderlyn PTO is proud to say this will be the 11th year the VanderDash is run! 

Our race draws competitive runners, casual participants, Vanderlyn students and their families.… Read More »

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Leianne Messina Kyle – Atlanta Fine Homes

The purchase and sale of a home is noteworthy – one that requires the assistance of a real estate professional with years of experience, global reach and local expertise.  As an Associate Broker with over $80 million in career sales, I am proud to be your ATP “At The Perimeter” Dunwoody and Sandy Springs expert.

Leianne is the best agent we’ve EVER used and we’ve been buying and selling homes since 1987!Read More »

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Six Questions to Ask Before Your Teen Registers for an AP Class

To AP or not to AP? That’s the question nearly every teen (and their parents) finds themselves asking at some point during the high school years. There are plenty of reasons to go the AP class route, and quite frankly, there are also plenty of reasons no to. But what are the real questions parents and students need to be asking before committing to enduring the Advanced Placement route?  … Read More »

504s, IEPs, and SAT/ACT Extended Time: What you need to know

Source:  Creating Positive Futures

Are School Accommodations Right for Your Kid?

Have you ever wondered if your child or teen is in need of special accommodations at school? Do they seem to get less-than-ideal grades, have trouble finishing tests in the allotted time, or struggle focusing on homework and getting it turned in on time?

We all experience challenges and fall short of our goals sometimes.… Read More »

Back to school organization workshop

Note from Audra:  This is new from my favorite tutoring duo (Brad and Rebekah Daniell)

New this year, Daniell Tutoring is offering rising 9th grade students a chance to participate in an organizational skills workshop.

  • 2 hour session
  • $125
  • Sessions will be the week of July 29 – August 4

The purpose of the workshop is to prepare students for the upcoming school year by focusing on enhancing their organizational skills.… Read More »

Approximately 2,000 kids were accepted into UGA yesterday!

UGA will offer admission to just around 2,000 freshman applicants on Friday, February 8. This group of decisions is made up of only offers of admission, and if you were admitted, you will be able to see the decision on your Admission Status page (so only admitted students will see a decision change on their status page) and these admits will receive an email communication.… Read More »