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Monthly Archives: August 2014

    Atlanta Restaurants Team Up to Benefit No Kid Hungry

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 28, 2014

    From now through September 28, guests who donate $5 or more to the campaign by local restaurants and the Share Our Strength No Kid Hungry campaign, will receive a $5 thank you certificate. Every dollar donated can help provide up to 10 meals to kids in need. “We want to see every child get the... Read More

    3 Fun Festivals This Weekend

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 27, 2014

    This coming weekend, there are three festivals that will surely get the whole family hyped. There will be performers, cake making, and exploring different cultures and aspects of the past in a fun and entertaining way. Click the link for more info. source/s: Read More

    Gas Prices Fall in Metro Atlanta

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 26, 2014

    Good news for Atlanta commuters – gas prices have fallen 2 cents from last week and 14 cents from last month. Prices in the area are currently below the national average. The best part is that prices are expected to hit a low not seen since Labor Day 2010, according to AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins. source/s: Read More

    Atlanta Home Affordability Rising, Rent Getting More Expensive

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 22, 2014

    “The affordability of for-sale homes [in Atlanta] remains strong, which is encouraging for those buyers that can save for a down payment and capitalize on low mortgage interest rates,” said Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries, in a statement.source/s: Read More

    Atlanta Development Authority to Push Inclusionary Zoning in Atlanta

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 21, 2014

    The Atlanta Development Authority (ADA, doing business as “Invest Atlanta”) announced its intentions to advocate for Inclusionary Zoning in Atlanta. Councilman Dickens said,“Affordable Housing is a critical issue for the sustainability and livability of Atlanta.  I called the Council Work Session to help us gain a common understanding of the successes, challenges, and opportunities we... Read More

    Emory University Hospital CEO Explains Decision to Accept Ebola Patients

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 18, 2014

    According to Bob Bachman, CEO of Emory University Hospital, there was no question Emory would accept the patients for treatment. “These were medical missionaries who put themselves on the line. American, medical missionaries. We just felt a moral obligation to do the right thing,” Bachman said. “There was not a nanosecond of hesitation. When the... Read More

    Delta Opens Airplane Museum to the Public

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 14, 2014

    Are you an Airplane enthusiast? You will be amazed once you visit the Delta Flight Museum. For years access to the museum was limited to Delta employees and their friends. But last summer the airline closed it for a complete overhaul. In June, it opened to the public for the first time. The museum takes up... Read More

    Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 12, 2014

    The fun festival will be on Friday, August 15th from 4pm-10pm at Atlantic Station and will start again on Saturday from noon to 8pm. This is not just an eating event, you can cook and even win cash prizes, trophies and many more.source/s: Read More

    Georgia’s Safest Cities Located in Metro Atlanta

    By Zac Pasmanick | August 1, 2014

    Many of Georgia’s safest cities are located in Metro Atlanta. The study was done by Movoto and uses FBI crime statistics for cities with a population over 10,000. The top ten are: 1. Johns Creek 2. Acworth 3. Canton 4. Kennesaw 5. Grovetown 6. Duluth 7. Suwanee 8. Dallas 9. Woodstock 10. Loganville   source/s: Read More