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Cancer Gets A 'Hat-titude'

Cancer Gets A 'Hat-titude'

 

Cancer gets a Hat-tiude and YOU can help show it off! On  Sunday, June 26th from 2pm - 6pm, the 2nd Annual "Hat-titude: Big Hat Brunch" will take place in the eclectic and artsy district of Atlanta's Castleberry Hill. Men and women from all over Atlanta, and from all walks of life, will be supporting the fight against this disease in style and sophistication! Hosted by V-103's Sytonnia Moore, and Atlanta's favorite foodie, Grace Lee, it's sure to be the most unique & positive event of the summer! 

City leaders honor W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars

City leaders honor W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars

ATLANTA -- Metro Atlanta leaders will dispense the celebrity treatment to six outstanding Georgia high school students this week.

It's Scholars Recognition Week, a series of celebrations that honor members of the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars program. This initiative was created by the Atlanta-based W.E.B. Du Bois Society to give fanfare and public recognition to high-achieving black students.

The W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars program is the only recognition outreach of its kind that is modeled after the lauded U.S.

LOCAL PROFILE: Peachtrees of Atlanta, debunked

LOCAL PROFILE: Peachtrees of Atlanta, debunked

ATLANTA – In Georgia, the name Peachtree is pretty common, considering the state’s nickname, “The Peach State”. And, perhaps the most confusing thing, for out-of-towners, to learn is how to distinguish between the different ones.

Seemingly, everywhere one looks there is a Peachtree something. From schools, to streets, to stores the Peachtree is one of the most visible hallmarks in the metro area.

Even Native Atlantans get lost or confused about which Peachtree is which because a new Peachtree pops up every couple of years. So to help debunk their differences the “Where U Live” team has compiled a list of a couple.

Perhaps the most popular Peachtree of them all, Peachtree Street, is one of the most notable street names in the southern portion of the United States.  The street runs the entire span of Downtown Atlanta into the Buckhead neighborhood, where it turns into Peachtree Road.

Music for Missions concert series at Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church

Music for Missions concert series at Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church

IF IT’S JAZZ YOU WANT ITS JAZZ YOU GET!

Or, anything else! reports Jack Sartain, producer and artistic director of the long running and popular Music for Missions concert series at Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church in Tucker.

At long last, we have been able to book the fabulous young virtuoso musician Andrew Fazackerley for June 26 at 7:00 pm.        

Andrew Fazackerley is a keyboardist, pianist, composer, organist, arranger, producer, and bandleader.

Summer Concert series begins today in Norcross

Summer Concert series begins today in Norcross

Norcross, GA --  When it comes to concerts, Thrasher Park offers a gorgeous open air venue with tables and chairs available for rental, and plenty of green grass to put down a blanket and your own chairs. Come relax, socialize and dance the evening away!  Feel free to bring the kids, as we have one of Gwinnett's best playgrounds adjacent to the concert area.  You can bring your own food and drink or grab a "to-go picnic" at one of Norcross' great restaurants, located within easy strolling distnace of the park.  There is not a better way to spend a Friday night than listening to some great tunes, dancing with your partner and laughing with friends. Come unwind with us!

MAY 30  Memorial Day  SINATRA & FRIENDS TRIBUTE This Vegas-style show pays tribute to the legendary stars of the Rat Pack.

LOCAL PROFILE: The LGBT Community in Atlanta

LOCAL PROFILE: The LGBT Community in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- According to The Advocate, the U.S. based national gay and lesbian newsmagazine, Atlanta holds the title of “America’s gayest city” and Gay Atlanta, a subsidiary of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau says that Atlanta is the “epicenter of the LGBT South” but according to Phillip Rafshoon of Outwrite Bookstore, Atlanta is just a “progressive city in a conservative state, that’s in a conservative region of the United States. The city serves as a place where people from small, southern towns can come to be who they want to be” which is why the LGBT community loves to call this city, home.

In the nook that is Tenth Street and Piedmont Road, Outwrite Bookstore has been a staple in the Atlanta LGBT community for about 18 years.

WEEKEND EVENTS: 5K's, Car Shows and Garden Tours

WEEKEND EVENTS: 5K's, Car Shows and Garden Tours

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.  – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Gwinnett Braves will host a 5K Family Fun run at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville. The run will begin at 8:00 a.m. and is followed by a one mile family fun run that starts ten minutes later. This run will benefit the American Cancer Society and will cost $30. Participants will, also, get a free ticket to the Saturday matchup against the Toledo Mud Hens.

Norcross Police are inviting you to take part in a 5k run that begins at 8:00 a.m. The run will be called "Cops Helping Unique Kids" or CHUK. The $20 registration fee will go to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. There is also a free run and walk that will happen at 10:00 a.m. and a family festival at Thrashers Park.