Archive for April, 2011

City of Sandy Springs is Purchasing Flood Damaged Homes

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Using state and federal funds, the City of Sandy Springs plans to purchase six houses that were damaged in the 2009 flood. In fact, the city recently closed on the first one. Not only will these efforts help the current homeowners, but they will positively affect the Sandy Springs real estate market in general by […]

Act 3 Productions Presents its First Original Musical

[ May 12, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. May 14, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. May 15, 2011; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The time has come for Sandy Springs residents to support the local arts. As you know, Act 3 Productions is the professional-level community theater group located right here in our own backyard. Every season, they delight us with amazing performances of some of the most beloved plays and musicals. Well, after many years, Act 3 […]

Final Opportunity at The Promenade at NorthPlace

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It’s time to act if you have had your eye on owning one of the luxury Sandy Springs condos at The Promenade at NorthPlace. The community is dangerously close to selling out, with only one home remaining, and it just happens to be the model home for the community. Featuring the Ormond home plan with […]

10th Annual Sandy Springs Garden Tour

[ April 27, 2011; 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. April 30, 2011; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. May 1, 2011; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] The Sandy Springs Society invites you to usher in the spring season by attending the 10th Sandy Springs Society Garden Tour. This year’s five gardens are sure to inspire all gardeners, novice and seasoned alike, as they include:

A historic 47-acre estate garden, nestled in a forest of mature hardwoods
A formal boxwood garden with a modern […]

Bank Approved Short Sale on LEED Built Home

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In honor of Earth Day, how about a featured home post on a green built home? Custom home shoppers in Sandy Springs are in luck because this exquisite 9,600 square foot home, 500 Belada Boulevard, has been reduced in price to only $1,850,000. The current asking price is a bank approved short sale, meaning you […]

Sandy Springs Creates Energy-Efficient Firestations

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Setting a wonderful example for the rest of Georgia as well as their own residents, the City of Sandy Springs relies on solar power for Fire Stations #1 and #2. The installation of theĀ  solar photovoltaic (electric) and solar thermal (hot water) systems is the first for a local government in Georgia. The 2.35kW PV […]

Sandy Springs Cycling Challenge Set for May 8th

[ May 8, 2011; 7:30 am to 7:30 pm. ] USA Crit Speed Week is almost upon us, and all races point to Sandy Springs. Speed Week is a series of 10 races that take place over seven days, beginning with the Athens Twilight and ending in Sandy Springs. $150,000 of prize money is up for grabs for the men and women elite/professional teams partaking […]

On the Hunt for Homes in Hammond Hills

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Hammond Hills is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in all of Sandy Springs. In 2010, the community made the list of top selling neighborhoods, and, due to its popularity, will likely make the list in 2011. Why do so many seek out Hammond Hills for their new home? Well, location is a big draw, […]

Atlanta Mormon Temple Open to the Public for 2 Weeks

[ April 9, 2011 8:00 am to April 23, 2011 8:00 pm. ] Georgia’s only Mormon temple is situated right here in Sandy Springs, and for the past two years it has been undergoing a serious renovation. Well, the new construction is complete and the facility is officially reopened, and there is a small window of time before the formal dedication in which the general public is welcome. […]

2011 ArtSSpring Begins April 15th

[ April 15, 2011 12:00 pm to May 15, 2011 10:00 pm. ] Sandy Springs’ creative community blossoms every year during ArtSSpring, an annual 30 day celebration of the Arts in Sandy Springs. The 2011 events kick off on April 15th and conclude one month later on May 15th. During these 30 days, you are invited to discover the incredible creative talent from local artists in art, music, […]