Author: Collin Kelley

Tickets selling fast for Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Tickets for the 14th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival have been going fast and some screenings have already sold out, according to festival organizers. Today, Jan. 15, the AJFF  announced that a limited number of additional tickets to some sold out screenings are available and are also expected to sell out quickly. Visit AJFF.org or call the AJFF Box Office at (866) 214-2072. If you are still unable to secure a ticket for the screening you want, there is another option. Visit the AJFF Box Office on the day of the screening and add your name to the waiting...

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Local neighborhoods make national “hot list”

Online real estate brokerage firm Redfin has released its Top Ten Hottest Neighborhoods of 2014 list and the Morningside-Lenox Park neighborhood is number one in the Atlanta market and third nationwide. The Springfield and Dunwoody Club Forest neighborhoods are also in the local Top 5. Redfin bases its list on homebuyer searches on Redfin.com leading into the new year. Millions of pageviews, “favorited” homes and insights by Redfin agents all play into the selection process. The Atlanta neighborhoods list also includes median home prices in parenthesis: 1. Morningside-Lenox Park ($540,375) 2. Springfield ($369,000) 3. Inman Park ($434,900) 4. Dunwoody...

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New townhomes coming to Brookhaven

Framing is underway for a new townhome development, The Haven on Briarwood, at 1523 Briarwood Road in Brookhaven. Being constructed by Rockhaven Homes, the three-story townhomes with shake, brick and stone exteriors feature two-car garages, gourmet kitchens, hardwood floors and the master suite occupying the third floor.  Pricing is to be announced. For more about the development,...

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Expect delays on GA 400 this week

You might notice an even longer delay on your Georgia 400 commute in the afternoons this week as crews do work near the Northridge Road intersection. According to a report from our affiliate CBS Atlanta, road work began today and will continue through Jan. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. daily. Sandy Springs Police will use officers to pace traffic and there will be intermittent stops in traffic...

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Plans unveiled for major renovations at Atlanta Memorial Park

By Collin Kelley The Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods got its first look last night at the master plan for major renovations and upgrades to Atlanta Memorial Park, which encompasses the Bobby Jones Golf Course and Bitsy Grant Tennis Center, along Northside Drive. Expected to take 10 years and cost from $10 to $15 million to complete, the most significant part of the master plan is an overhaul of Bobby Jones Golf Course. Atlanta Memorial Park Vice-President Marty Elgison said the course hadn’t been updated in more than 80 years. Elgison and Atlanta Memorial Park President Roxanne Giles Smith presented...

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