‘Downton Abbey’ exhibit to open in Sandy Springs

From the Reporter Newspaper

“Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” is set to open in Sandy Springs this September following a run at the historic Biltmore house in Asheville, N.C. 

The exhibit, which takes fans inside the award-winning television series and movie “Downton Abbey,” will open at Perimeter Pointe on 1155 Mount Vernon Highway on Sept. 25, according to a press release.… Read More »

1 arrested on murder charge in shooting outside Sandy Springs Kroger

From the AJC

2nd suspect remains at large, considered armed and dangerous by police

A man suspected in the recent shooting death of a 22-year-old in the parking lot of a Sandy Springs shopping center has been arrested on multiple charges, including murder. A second man suspected in the same shooting remains at large.

Cortney Demar White, 35, contacted authorities to turn himself in Monday, according to Sandy Springs police spokesman Sgt.… Read More »

Dunwoody Get Ready for Heavy Traffic at I-285/Ga. 400

From Heneghan’s Dunwoody Blog

Traffic at one of the most congested interchanges in metro Atlanta is about to get dramatically worse as construction peaks at I-285 and Ga. 400.

The weekend after Labor Day, the Georgia Department of Transportation will shrink the Perimeter from five lanes to three lanes in each direction from Roswell Road to Ashford Dunwoody Road, creating a colossal headache for hundreds of thousands of motorists.… Read More »

The Aha! Connection, PEOPLE and NBC invite you to catch an advance screening of #BluffCityLaw on 9/10 at Sandy Springs Cinema and Tap!

The Aha! Connection, PEOPLE and NBC invite you to catch an advance screening of #BluffCityLaw on 9/10 at Sandy Springs Cinema and Tap!

Coming from a famous Memphis family known for taking on injustice, brilliant lawyer Sydney Strait used to work at her father Elijah’s (Jimmy Smits) celebrated law firm until their tumultuous relationship got in the way.… Read More »

Kentucky Derby Comes to Heritage Sandy Springs Museum and Park, May 4

It’s a little-known fact in Sandy Springs that on top of the Sandy Springs Society Gazebo, on the lawn of the original Spring, sits a weathervane that was donated by Joey and Frances Glenn Mayson, who were instrumental in founding Heritage Sandy Springs Museum and Park. The weathervane comes from one of the original barns at Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, the most celebrated event in horse racing and a life-changing achievement for every winning horse, owner, trainer and jockey.… Read More »

Veterans Day Tribute and Concert Will be Held in the Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center

The community is invited to the City’s annual Veteran’s Day Tribute on Friday, November 9, 2018 beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Byers Theatre. Following the Veteran’s Day tribute, there will be an additional celebration commemorating the United States Marine Corp’s 243rd birthday.

Later that same evening, the celebration continues at 7 p.m. with a free Veterans Day Concert in the Byers Theatre, featuring Nashville favorite, Yankton of Rascal Flats fame.… Read More »

Ladies Night Out at The Springs Cinema & Taphouse!

The Aha! Connection and The Springs Cinema and Taphouse are teaming up for a Ladies Night! Grab a few friends and get your tickets now to see Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga on the big screen on Thursday, October 11th. Your movie ticket includes a glass of vino (or soft drink), a small popcorn, and a seat in a cozy recliner in the newly renovated theater!… Read More »

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2018 Sandy Springs Festival to Feature Live Entertainment for All Ages

– Heritage Sandy Springs is gearing up to present the 33rd Annual Sandy Springs Festival, a two-day event in the heart of Sandy Springs on September 22 and 23. This year’s Festival has a brand new footprint anchored by Heritage Green and City Springs, providing an opportunity for several new and exciting features like a second entertainment stage.… Read More »

Grocery-anchored Sandy Springs project could replace apartments, displace historic cemetery

A gigantic, grocery-anchored development proposed at Roswell and Pitts roads in Sandy Springs would demolish hundreds of existing apartments, clear a 19-acre woodland and possibly displace a historic cemetery where members of one of the city’s founding families were laid to rest. One descendent of that historic Power family is fighting the concept and calling for the woodland to become a city park. … Read More »