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This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, December13-15, 2013
The holiday season advances and most of us seek fellowhship and cheer this time of year.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Find Christmas Lights Displays in Cumming, Forsyth and Beyond
MapMuse has developed a free Christmas Light Display Locator app to help families and friends find festive displays where they live or where they are visiting.
Fulton Science Academy Waiver Request on Board Agenda
A request by the Fulton Science Academy High School to end its contractual obligations to the Fulton County School System is on the Fulton Board of Education's agenda Thursday.
Alpharetta Establishes Fee for Door-to-Door Sales Permit
Bothered by those door-to-door sales people interrupting your quiet time at home? Ask them if they've paid their $100 for a permit to operate in Alpharetta.
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Charleston's Oak Steakhouse Coming to Avalon in Alpharetta
Lauded as "one of the best and most distinctive steakhouses in America" by critic John Mariani, Oak Steakhouse has become a Charleston, S.C. destination, helmed by executive chef/partner Jeremiah Bacon, a James Beard semifinalist in 2012 and 2013 for best new chef in the Southeast.
Milton Fire Department Plans $1.2M Aerial Truck Purchase
Milton's Fire Department wants to spend $1.2 million for a new aerial truck with a bigger reach than the current vehcile, and they have the money to buy it.
Alpharetta Plans Gym Membership Cards
Alpharetta residents and non-residents soon will need to get a membership card to take advantage of open gym time at the Alpharetta Community Center and the Recreation Center.
'Santa at the Shelter' Comes to North Fulton
Thanks to Natalie McIntosh, a special events assistant at the Atlanta Humane Society , for sending along this information about Saturday's free Christmas-themed event at its shelter at 1565 Mansell Road in Alpharetta: Santa's coming to our Mansell Campus for one day only! Bring the whole family by to see him and have your picture taken.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
National Weather Service Extends Flood Warning for Big Creek
After nine straight days of rain, it should come as no surprise that Big Creek has risen above flood stage.
New exec chef takes over Five & Ten
Today I met Jason Zygmont , who'll be in control of Hugh Acheson's James Beard award-winning restaurant officially on January 1. Five & Ten spent most of 2013 with Kyle Jacovino at the helm, but it was known at the start that the former Empire State South sous chef was destined for Savannah, where Acheson plans on opening an Italian restaurant ... (more)
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Alpharetta asks public for help naming streets downtown
As the Alpharetta's City Center Project begins to take shape, the city is asking the public for help in naming five streets within the project that will change the face of downtown Alpharetta.
Police Arrest Alpharetta Man on Drug Charges in Traffic Stop
A 29-year-old Alpharetta man was arrested on drug charges on Friday, Dec. 6 after an Alpharetta police officer stopped his vehicle at Old Milton Parkway and Haynes Bridge Road for having an expired tag.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Best Maps of 2013: Obama Won the 'Starbucks Counties'
As the end of the year draws near, we will be highlighting the best data maps Patch has run in 2013.
Has Alpharetta Picked Your Street for Milling & Resurfacing?
Alpharetta plans to spend little more than half a million dollars on maintenance of local roads in the city, according to a grant proposal being presented at Monday night's City Council meeting.
Marriott's Mobile Check-In App Now Available at Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta
After the release of its widely popular mobile app, currently available at more than 3,800 properties, innovation was taken up a notch with the addition of its exclusive-to-Marriott Rewards member's Mobile Check-In.
Avalon 'Firing on All Cylinders' with its 50th Lease
Atlanta today announced that the 50th lease has been executed at its Avalon project in Alpharetta.
Alpharetta's Avalon is drawing in-town restaurants, retailers
Several in-town restaurants and retailers are moving outside the Perimeter for the first time with Avalon , a mixed-use development under construction off Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Your Georgia Neighbors Ask for Help on GoFundMe
Earlier this week, many Georgia Patches ran stories with links to fund-raising campaigns in local areas on GoFundMe , a website which is a Patch partner.
Alpharetta Lights Its Christmas Tree Ahead of the Rain
Alpharetta lit its Christmas Tree Friday night, a live blue spruce in the mini-park at the corner of North Main Street and Milton Avenue.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, December 9-15 , 2013
I hope your holiday season is off to a great start. Live blues can make it even merrier and brighter! Monday, Truett Lollis and his friends appear at Darwin's in Marietta and Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's .