Druid Hills in Atlanta – Neighborhood of the Week

Druid Hills was one of the first neighborhoods in Atlanta and offers beautiful parks, large lots, and tree-lined winding roads.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Druid Hills has beautifully restored Victorian, Tudor and Traditional homes from the turn of the century; ranch homes and mid-century modern homes; and new construction homes in the zip code 30306 and 30307. 

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Fernbank NatureQuest

A new, permanent exhibition has opened at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Children will be able to learn while having fun in the Fernbank NatureQuest. The 7,000 square-foot, $8 million expansion allows children to interact with nature. Kids will have a blast exploring the multi-level clubhouse, learning about fish in the virtual river, seeing what animals made their way through the exhibit and so much more.

Tickets and information for the Fernbank NatureQuest Exhibit are available at 404.929.6300 or www.fernbankmuseum.org. Fernbank is located at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta

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Visit Your Local Farmers Market

Spring is here! While some local farmers markets are opened now, others will be opening in April or May. Many of us are trying to eat healthier these days. Why not eat fresh and support local farmers by visiting area farmers markets? Below is a list of farmers markets in the Atlanta Metro area. Click on the individual links to find location address and times of operations.

10th Annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl

Enjoy tasting wines from around the world while exploring businesses in the Oakhurst community. The 10th annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl is February 26, 2011 from 4pm – 7pm. Advance Tickets are $25. The day of the event remaining tickets will be available for $30. The Fur Bus will take you 20 Wine Crawl businesses. Proceeds will go to the Oakhurst neighborhood and business community.

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Finally! Help with Atlanta Property Tax Appeals

Campbell & Brannon, LLC, a successful Atlanta real estate closing firm, has a service for Atlanta home owners, Campbell & Brannon Tax Services, LLC. This division of Campbell & Brannon will handle the property tax appeal from start to finish including consultation, gathering appeal data, filing the appeal, appearing before the Board of Equalization, Arbitration Panel and/or Supreme Court. Campbell & Brannon Tax Services can assist homeowners in DeKalb County, Fulton County, Cobb County, City of Atlanta, City of Decatur as well as other cities and counties in the Metro Atlanta area. Continue reading “Finally! Help with Atlanta Property Tax Appeals” »

Decatur, Druid Hills & Oak Grove Real Estate Report 2010

Decatur Home Sales $1 million and higher:
2009 – 5 homes sold
Average list price $1,319,740
Average sales price $1,045,500
Average days on market – 106

2010 – 2 home sold
Average list price $1,449,900
Average sale price $1,285,000
Average days on market – 83



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New Year’s Eve Events in Atlanta

Trying to decide what to do in Atlanta to ring in 2011? Below are a few things going on around town during the day and night of December 31st.

  • Peach Drop – Celebrate the beginning of the New Year at Underground Atlanta. This 21st annual event starts at noon with a variety of family activities. At midnight, the Atlanta sky will be filled with an amazing fireworks display.
  • Downtown Countdown New Year’s Eve – Head to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in downtown for an open bar, dinner buffet, live entertainment, karaoke and more. This event sells out each year, so purchase tickets today.
  • First Night Atlanta New Year’s Eve Festival – A block party along Peachtree in Midtown. There will be an art show, live music and fireworks at midnight.
  • Yacht Rock New Year’s Eve at Park Tavern – This all-inclusive event (open bar, live music, food) is a guaranteed good time. Tickets start at $115, purchase soon as this event has been known to sell out.
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Atlanta Pets

Check out our new guide for Atlanta pet owners with Atlanta’s best veterinarians, boutiques, dog parks, groomers, photographers and more!  We welcome your comments and suggestions!

http://beckymorris.com/resources/atlanta-pets

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Atlanta Area Farmers Markets

Most of us are trying to eat healthier these days. Why not eat fresh and support local farmers by visiting area farmers markets? Below is a list of farmers markets in the Atlanta Metro area. Click on the individual links to find location address and times of operation. Continue reading “Atlanta Area Farmers Markets” »