Archive for May, 2011

Don’t Miss “Once on this Island” by Act 3 Productions

[ June 17, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 18, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 19, 2011; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. June 22, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 23, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 24, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 25, 2011; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. June 26, 2011; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] You do not want to miss the upcoming performance from Act 3 Productions. Beginning June 17, 2011, the Sandy Springs based theater group will present “Once On This Island,” which is a nearly non-stop song-and-dance adaptation of the popular fairy tale, “The Little Mermaid”, set in the Caribbean. Performances are scheduled for June 17-19 and […]

Reserve Your Spot for the 2011 Summer Splash!

[ July 30, 2011; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Make a big splash at the coolest event this summer, the Fourth Annual Summer Splash on July 30, 2011! Beginning at the Morgan Falls Dam Park in Sandy Springs, you can spend a day floating in a kayak, canoe or raft on a six mile journey down the Chattahoochee River to Cochran Shoals. Without a […]

Wind Down Wednesdays at Heritage Sandy Springs

[ June 15, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 20, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. August 17, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Wind Down Wednesdays is a mid-week series of outdoor concerts in the heart of Sandy Springs at the Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn. Come unwind after work and enjoy great music, local food, and beer and wine. Hang out with old friends, make some new ones, and avoid rush hour traffic all at the same […]

Join the Sandy Springs Police Department for a Family Fun Day

[ June 4, 2011; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The Sandy Springs Police Department is hosting the second annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 4, 2011. All proceeds benefit the Sandy Springs Police Benevolent Fund, which was created in 2010 to provide financial assistance to first responders and their families in times of need. To date, more than $14,000 has been […]

Location Draws Home Buyers to Meadowbrook

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Meadowbrook is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Sandy Springs. With homes built in the 1950’s, you primarily find ranch homes filled with upgrades and renovations. Of course, there is the occasional homesite in which the original house was removed and a new home built in its place. As an old neighborhood, mature trees […]

Sandy Springs Wins Heart Safe Community Award

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department (SSFRD) was named a Heart Safe Community by the International Association of Fire Chiefs at the EMS Section annual meeting in Las Vegas last week.
The award is sponsored by Physio Control and it recognizes fire-based EMS and other EMS systems that have used creative approaches to implement and maintain systems […]

Get Expert Gardening Advice at ‘Gardening by the Springs’

[ May 21, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. June 18, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. August 20, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. September 24, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Heritage Sandy Springs and the North Fulton Master Gardeners are pleased to present Gardening by the Springs, a series of Saturday morning gardening talks in the heart of Sandy Springs.

The North Fulton Master Gardeners, a local group of gardening experts dedicated to education, service and inspiration in the community, will be answering questions and providing […]

Increase in Sandy Springs Home Sales

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The first quarter numbers are in for metro Atlanta residential real estate, and things are looking good. While overall Atlanta sales improved 2% from the first quarter in 2010, Sandy Springs experienced a 28% increase in home sales over last year!
It’s so refreshing to have some positive real estate news to share, and these statistics […]

Double Zero Naplolentana Now Open in Sandy Springs!

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After much anticipation, Double Zero Napolentana has finally opened its doors to the public to become the newest restaurant in Sandy Springs. The latest installment from the Castellucci Hospitality Group, Double Zero boasts certified, authentic Neopolitan pizza that is cooked in Ferrara ovens from Naples in addition to other southern Italian dishes from Chef John […]

Sandy Springs Mayor Receives Alumni Award

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Sandy Springs Mayor Eva Galambos was among the first alumni of Georgia State University to receive the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award in a special ceremony held recently at the university’s student center. The new award honors outstanding Andrew Young School alumni who exemplify the institution’s standards of excellence.
A doctoral […]