Saturday, June 29, 2013

Before and After of the old Lewis Seed Store Building


Several years ago when they were remodeling this building they found this store front sign painted on the bricks. The painted brick sign looks to be circa 1940's/50's Top photo from google maps shows how it looks today.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

"Ponce - Gateway to Decatur"

"Ponce - Gateway to Decatur" is a new feature for Next Stop..Decatur. Images of Ponce de Leon Ave. You never know what you will see or find.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Decatur's Pied Piper Parade is July 4th

From The Decatur Minute

Help us celebrate Independence Day in Decatur by joining our
Pied Piper Parade. Decorate your bike, wagon, or scooter-dress up in a silly costume, or go big and create a patriotic float to be a part of our annual community parade.
Have a kazoo band? Come join us!  Play the tuba? Come join us! The more the merrier.  Line-up is at 5:30pm on Thursday, July 4th at the Decatur First Baptist Church.  Pedestrians gather on the lawn and vehicles will be lined up by volunteers in the parking lot.
Concert on the square features Callanwolde Concert Band. Parade 6 p.m.; Concert 7 p.m.; Fireworks at dark.
Click here to download the parade guidelines. We want to see your silliest and most creative decorations!

Friday, June 21, 2013

Saturday Events in and around Decatur

Festival, music: Rev your engines at the V-103 Car & Bike Show from noon-9 p.m. June 22 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Check out classic cars and bikes plus performances from Ludacris, Ne-Yo and Wale.
Festival, music: Enjoy music from 14 bands, food, a beer garden and children's activities at Surf Fest from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. June 22 at O'Neal Plaza in Douglasville. 
Film, culture: Check out screenings of the 1929 film "Hallelujah" and the 1940 classic "Broken Strings" plus a performance from local gospel group Anointed Voices, at the Black Vintage Movie Series 2 p.m.-7 p.m. June 22 at Balzer Theater at Herren's (Home of Theatrical Outfit) in Atlanta.
Beer, festival: Enjoy 150+ beers, food, music and games at the Atlanta Summer Beer Fest from 4-9 p.m. June 22 at the Masquerade Music Park in Atlanta.
Beer, festival: Individuals and teams will compete to get their beer made at Red Hare Brewery during the Homebrew Battle from noon-5 p.m. at The Beer Growler in Avondale Estates. Sample homebrews and enjoy food, live music and games.
Food, music, festival: Enjoy food from food trucks, music from Marc Broussard and Sonia Leigh, cooking demonstrations and more at the People's Fest from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Atlantic Station in Atlanta.
Festival: Combine the "get out and get active" attitude and “going green” lifestyle at the GREEN Fun Fest at noon in Grant Park in Atlanta. Enjoy games, food, a farmer's and artist's market and more.

Welcome Summer

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Ponce City Market Fly Through

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Theatre for the Very Young - New Season

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce its 2013/14 season of performances for Theatre for the Very Young. The new season includes one encore production and two new productions developed for children ages 18 months to 5 years old.
Theatre for the Very Young is an artistic experience for children that overcomes age and developmental barriers, expanding the consciousness of the very young audience members. Each production nurtures creative thinking, allowing the very young to experience art and culture on their terms. See press release below with all the details, including information on our season packages which include tickets to all three productions.
 Please let me know if you have any questions.
 Tickets are available now. ---

Sunday, June 16, 2013

"Ponce - Gateway to Decatur" - The Best Pulled Pork in Midtown

"Ponce - Gateway to Decatur" is a new feature for Next Stop..Decatur. Images of Ponce de Leon Ave. You never know what you will see or find.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Decatur Beach Party this Friday June 14 - 5-11 PM

 Over at The Decatur Minute they remind us of the
Decatur Beach Party this Friday .
and after it's over you can take some of the sand home for FREE.

  Head to downtown Decatur on Friday, June 14 from 5-11 pm for the annual Beach Party, brought to you by the Decatur Business Association. Celebrate the start of summer at the famous Ponce de Leon Beach with 60 tons of sand, a kids board walk with all kinds of fun games, live music, dancing on the plaza, a food court, cold beverages and guaranteed great times for all ages!

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Do you believe in UFO's ?

Click here for some  MORE UFO pictures ------------------ Also see this related video Very strange. ???

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Burt Bacharach's South American Getaway from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Soundtrack

"Ponce - Gateway to Decatur"

"Ponce - Gateway to Decatur" is a new feature for Next Stop..Decatur. Images of Ponce de Leon Ave. You never know what you will see or find.
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Bowling and Beer = FUN

From East Cobb Patch
Brunswick’s, a new upscale bowling and entertainment center with the full-service Tavern ’45 restaurant, will open its first two locations this summer in the East Cobb area and Norcross.

Brunswick’s will cater to adults. The Marietta/East Cobb location will open in mid-June at 2749 Delk Road. It currently is the site of a Brunswick Zone facility that is being renovated for the expanded facility.

“We designed a place where guests will want to socialize and connect with family and friends through group activities while enjoying great food, craft beer and exceptional service,” Brunswick Bowling Retail president Jim Fox said.

The 40,000-square-foot location on Delk Road will feature remodeled interiors, plush furnishings and mood lighting as well as upgraded bowling equipment. The location will feature 40 lanes.
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Studio Movie Grill Big Hit for Duluth


Studio Movie Grill is the pioneer of the in-theater dining concept offering up first-run movies and alternate programming alongside an American Grill menu and full service bar. Visit any one of their locations for unmatched food and beverage service and the very best viewing experience available. Reserve your seats now with  QuickTickets system or browse all content using the Browse By Movie feature.

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