Yao Is A Yes!

Lunch with friends makes any meal better, but Yao doesn’t even need the help. Fans of the bustling Tum Pok Pok will love the upscale, refined Yao. Adidsara Weerasin and Taya Denmark opened Tum Pok Pok while waiting on the build-out for Yao and both are such gems. 

Yao offers lunch, dinner, and now a dim sum brunch.… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Grubb Properties Unveils Plans to Develop 19-Acre Mixed-Use Project in Metro Atlanta

DUNWOODY, GA. — Grubb Properties is moving forward with Park at Perimeter Center East, a 19-acre mixed-use project in Dunwoody, roughly 17 miles north of Atlanta. The Charlotte-based company has submitted a rezoning request to the Dunwoody City Council to rezone the site from “Office Industrial” to include residential and retail. The proposed project would include a mix of 900 condominiums, 500,000 square feet of new office space, approximately 12,000 square feet of retail space and three acres of green space. … Read More »

No tax break for Dunwoody State Farm tower


Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there — but your tax money isn’t.

The nation’s largest property insurance company backed off its pursuit of $15 million in tax incentives to build a Dunwoody office tower that’s almost completely constructed, said spokesman Justin Tomczak in a statement Monday.

State Farm withdrew its request for a property tax break amid questions from Dunwoody’s economic development board about its necessity, since the company had already committed to consolidate offices on the 17-acre campus near Perimeter Mall.… Read More »

Dunwoody Mayor Shortal talks Brook Run theater, Austin Elementary and more at town hall

Dunwoody Mayor Denis Shortal on Sept. 20 held his second town hall since being elected to the post. Some 50 people attended the town hall held in the chapel of Dunwoody Baptist Church to hear the mayor discuss everything from Brook Run theater to tax abatements to Austin Elementary School. The topic raised most often […]

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Dunwoody City Council approves spending $272,000 to bulldoze Brook Run Theater

The Dunwoody City Council voted Sept. 12 to approve a bid to demolish Brook Run Theater. Many people attending the meeting in support of saving the theater booed the vote, shouting “Shame on you!” to council members. Cost to demolish the theater, one of the last remaining buildings in the park that was once part […]

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Dunwoody cops rescue sex-trafficking victim, bust alleged pimps

The Dunwoody Police Department recently held an undercover operation at a local hotel, resulting in 15 arrests and the rescue of a sex-trafficking victim, the agency announced this week.

The sting was in cooperation with the FBI’s Metro Atlanta Child Exploitation Task Force and the DeKalb Anti-Trafficking and Exploitation. The hotel, whose name police asked to be withheld, agreed to let the authorities use it as the site of the Aug.… Read More »

Listen to Friday’s game on “Wildcat Radio”

More than 20 test participants were asked to listen to a BETA test of Dunwoody Wildcat Football LIVE during last Friday’s Chamblee game.  The test was a huge success!  Fans from all over the USA including Georgia, Alabama, Montana and California listened to our big win LIVE!  Thanks to Kirk Anders for coming up with the idea so that our fans all over the globe can listen to the games!  … Read More »

Upcoming Road Paving in Dunwoody

Paving on Chamblee Dunwoody Road began on Wednesday, August 17th from Roberts Drive to Womack Road. Paving will continue from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday for the next two weeks, weather permitting. Please use alternate routes and use caution while in the Dunwoody Village area.

The 2016 Paving program is underway with a number of streets being worked on in the coming weeks, including: Lakeside Drive, Lakebrook Court and Windwood Drive. … Read More »

Dunwoody Planning Commission attempts to revive Perimeter Park

The Dunwoody Planning Commission approved Aug. 9 a rezoning request for Transwestern to build a 16-story office tower on an unused corner of the Perimeter Mall parking lot adjacent to the Dunwoody MARTA station at the intersection of Hammond Drive and Perimeter Center Parkway. The plan will now go before the City Council in September. […]

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Chamblee-Dunwoody Road Paving- Traffic Will Be Impacted!

Dunwoody now paving Chamblee-Dunwoody Road

Paving began on Chamblee-Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody on Thursday, August 18th and will continue for the next two weeks, weather permitting. The paving will take place between Roberts Drive and Womack Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Motorists are urged to use caution.    

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