February 2020 Around Town

Havana Nights  The Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce Gala is set for February 8, 6:30 PM at The Manor Country Club in Milton. The theme of the annual is Havana Nights and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the chamber’s member non-profit charitable organizations. The Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce was established in November 2013 by … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Care for all ages at Newtown Newtown Park Primary care and Geriatrics is now open in Johns Creek and accepting new patients of all ages, newborns to geriatrics. Dr. Sudha Challa is board-certified in family medicine and geriatrics medicine trained.  Most major insurances are accepted and offer a full-service primary care and preventive care with … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Holiday day camps for kids With holiday school vacations approaching, now is the time to consider activities to keep school-age children active and entertained during their time away from the classroom. Camp Autrey Mill gives children the learning tools to safely explore the natural environment for a lifetime. They strive to instill an appreciation of … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Vacation Artfully in Pensacola, Florida The 6th Annual Foo Foo Festival arrives in Pensacola, Florida, October 31 – November 11.  The popular arts and culture festival, one of the largest in the Southeast, spans an impressive 12 days and features innovative artists from all genres.  This year’s Foo Foo Fest line up runs the gamut from … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Schools Rule Fulton County Schools in Alpharetta are on a roll for the 2019-2020 school year! Creekview Elementary School students and staff took their principal’s challenge to commit to “Be the Difference” this year. They’re doing a school-wide read of the Hard Hat for Kids by Jon Gordon, and teachers will use the story to guide discussions about teamwork … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Bert’s Adventure: Nominees Welcome Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families, is now accepting applications and nominations for children to join the magic on their 2020 trip!  To qualify, children must be between the ages … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Never Enough Thyme  he Alpharetta-based, family-owned and operated gourmet restaurant – recently opened its second location at Alpharetta City Center in the Mercantile building at 8 S. Main St. The new location offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Known for its generous servings of homecooked favorites, Never Enough Thyme’s menu offers traditional … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Healthgrades Awards Northside Northside has been recognized for having among the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience. Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, has announced the recipients of their 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Healthgrades analyzed 3,449 hospitals across the United States, with 434 hospitals receiving the Outstanding … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Hair Just For Men Delivering the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men, the Boardroom Salon for Men provides exceptional haircuts, shave services for men of all hair types, accompanied with complimentary beverages.  The Benchmark Haircut is the salon’s signature service, which includes: a tailored cut, rejuvenating paraffin hand dip, energizing shampoo and conditioning, scalp and hand … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

 Georgia wants YOU to be a Dementia Friend An estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with dementia, and it’s likely you will encounter someone at the park, the bank, the grocery, or your gym.  Georgia held the Inaugural Dementia Friends Champion training at the Emory Center for Brain Health and wants to share how you … Continued